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Srimad-Bhagavatam: The Deathless Nectar

Srimad-Bhagavatam: The Deathless Nectar

King Pariksit was cursed to die within seven days. Yet he took it all as Krsna's will, and at once he went to the Ganges to fast till the fatal…

Wisdom from Bhagavad-gita on Devotional Service

Lord Krishna said: Just fix your mind upon Me, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and engage all your intelligence in Me. Thus you will live in Me always, without a…

Preaching in Madras: Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Preaching in Madras: Remembering Srila Prabhupada

In December of 1971, I arranged speaking program for Srila Prabhupada in Madras, India. Thousands of people came to hear him, and the leading newspaper carried a summary of his…

Questions People Ask About Chanting

Questions People Ask About Chanting

Can I chant Hare Krsna while I'm doing yoga? I don't understand Sanskrit. Will the Hare Krsna mantra work for me? Would it be a good idea to tell a…

Letters

I am a fourteen-year-old student at boarding school who felt an emptiness until I found Lord Krsna. A young man sold me one of your beautiful books for a very…

Every Town and Village

Every Town and Village

In July ISKCON devotees paid a visit to R. Premadasa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. They presented Mr. Premadasa with several books about the philosophy of Krsna consciousness, including Bhagavad-gita…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Finding Perfect Knowledge

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Finding Perfect Knowledge

You are trying to know things rationally, but you are not going to the proper teacher. That is one more kind of ignorance—because you do not know that you are…

These Farmers Know a Lot More Than Farming

These Farmers Know a Lot More Than Farming

Srila Prabhupada didn't want just an ordinary farm, and he certainly didn't want an agribusiness. What he did want was a self-sufficient spiritual community where all kinds of people would…

The Yoga for Our Age

The Yoga for Our Age

In this Sixth Chapter of Bhagavad-gita, the Lord explains that the eightfold yoga system is a means to control the mind and the senses. However, this process is very difficult…

Back To Godhead October 1978 PDF Download

Back To Godhead October 1978 PDF Download

People all over India still cherish the memory of Lord Krsna stealing butter. Here the ladies of Vrndavana village are about to catch Him (along with His brother, Balarama, right)…

Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) in 1978

Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) in 1978

A Quick Look at the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust The World’s Largest Publisher of Books on Indian Philosophy, Religion, and Culture Books. Sixty-six million of them in print—all designed to meet…

Notes from the Editor

India and America: the Lame and the Blind and the Ties That Bind This year we have witnessed a strengthening of diplomatic ties between India and America. And as the…

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Some personal recollections by his disciples. In January or February of 1971, Srila Prabhupada wrote us from India. He said that in April he would be coming back to America…

Displaying the Universal Form

Displaying the Universal Form

The Transcendental Pastimes of Lord Krsna Had little Krsna really put dirt in His mouth? Mother Yasoda decided she’d find out for herself. by Drutakarma dasa Mother Yasoda loved Krsna…

What the Scholars Say About BBT Books

“The philosophical and religious works published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust provide a golden opportunity to Western philosophers, scholars, and people in general to drink deep at the celestial fountain…

The Eyes to See the “I”

The Eyes to See the “I”

I can see my body, and in a way I can see my mind and intelligence. Now then, what about the “I” who’s doing all this seeing? Can I see…

Every Town and Village

Every Town and Village

A look at the worldwide activities of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) India’s Desai Confers with ISKCON Leaders In March three members of ISKCON’s governing board met with…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

On the “Scientific” Theory of Creation The following conversation between His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and some of his disciples took place during an early-morning walk at Venice…

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krsna

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krsna

Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Q. What’s so special about the Hare Krsna mantra? Couldn’t you get the same…

The Vedic Observer

Houston: The Roofs Not All That’s Sliding by Jayadvaita Svami A short time back I spent a few days in Houston, Texas, and while there I visited a friend who…