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Problems With the Existence of the Soul — Letters

I have become very much interested in the spiritual philosophy of the Bhagavad-gita. But my main problem is the existence of the soul: I still think that after I die…

Farming: The Noblest Profession

Farming: The Noblest Profession

Winding through Sri Mayapur, the sacred Ganges shimmers in the cool light of dawn. As temple bells fill the air, barefoot bullock drivers plow the earth—the great connector of lives,…

Back To Godhead October 1984 PDF Download

Back To Godhead October 1984 PDF Download

A family enjoys an afternoon ride at the ISKCON farm near Dallas, where devotees are developing a fourteen-hundred acre agrarian community.…

The Two Faces of Time

The Two Faces of Time

We measure time in terms of the movements of physical objects. The time the earth takes to orbit the sun we call a year. The time the moon takes to…

Vegetarianism Has Many Advantages

Vegetarianism Has Many Advantages

Whether you look at Lord Krsna's cuisine from the viewpoint of taste, health, economics, morality, or spiritual benefit, it's our firm conviction that it's the best in the world.…

Haridasa Thakur: Namacarya

Haridasa left the home of his kinsmen not out of religious sentiment nor out of disgust for their ignorance of spiritual matters. He left wholly out of love for the…

How to Get Out of the Clutches of Maya

The Sanskrit word maya means that which is not. In other words, it is illusion. For example, if a servant of a king thinks that he is the king, that…

CHANT (Part 1) — The Activities of Srila Prabhupada 1965-1969

Part One traces the activities of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, from his landing in New York in 1965 to the end of 1969, four short years packed…

A Day at ISKCON Boston 1970 (Many Photos!)

A Day at ISKCON Boston 1970 (Many Photos!)

Spiritual life is blissful, but it is not whimsical. The regulative principles of bhakti-yoga (the yoga of devotional service), as defined by the spiritual master and the authorized scriptures, form…

The Platform of Real Bliss

The Platform of Real Bliss

The person who has tasted the bliss of Krsna consciousness soon loses all interest in material pleasure. As his consciousness becomes cleansed by chanting Hare Krsna, he comes in contact…

Everything Belongs to Krsna

Everything Belongs to Krsna

Everything belongs to Krsna. We are artificially enjoying so frustration will come but if we return everything to Krsna, then it will be all right. So the best thing is…

Back to Godhead Vol 36, 1970 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Vol 36, 1970 PDF Download

This issue of Back to Godhead Magazine features ISKCON's 1970 Boston Sankirtan Party.…

By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Nectar of Devotion--especially intended for those who are engaged in the Krsna consciousness movement. The text is flooded with nactarian stories, philosophy and poetic verses about Krsna and His pure…

Chaitanya Charitamrita

I request all my Vaishnava readers to read and hear with rapt attention the narration of Krishna Chaitanya as they are inculcated in the revealed scriptures.…

Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu

Devotees who have thus developed the spontaneous love of God naturally have no motive behind the performance of their devotional services. Whatever they do for the satisfaction of the Lord…

Back to Godhead Vol 03 Part 21, 1960 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Vol 03 Part 21, 1960 PDF Download

Caitanya Caritamrta and Bhakti Rasamrta Sindhu…

How God Creates the Universes

How God Creates the Universes

When Lord Maha-Visnu, a plenary expansion of Lord Krsna, exhales, innumerable universes emanate from Him. Within each of these universes Maha-Visnu expands Himself as Garbhodakasayi Visnu and lies down on…

To Know the Unknowable

To Know the Unknowable

Lord Krsna says nobody knows Him. Even the demigods on higher planets, who are more intelligent and more advanced than human beings, do not know Krsna. Nor do the seven…

Religion and the Engines of War

Many conflicts around the world are being billed as "religious wars." Fighting between the Sikhs and Hindus in India, Christians and Moslems in Beirut, Moslem sects of Iran and…

Gurukula: A Higher Education

Gurukula: A Higher Education

I've known for a long time that public schools are having serious problems. But my research revealed a situation far more criticial than I had imagined. Most of the information…