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Meat-eating: the West’s Sacred Cow — Notes from the Editor

Americans tend to scorn India's recent national ban on cow slaughter. We have difficulty appreciating the Hindus' view that the cows are holy, and most Americans have little knowledge of…

“We’re Alone” in Our Galaxy — The Vedic Observer

We inhabitants of earth are quite likely the only civilized beings in our galaxy. So contends a scientific study that recently won front-page attention in the "Science" section of the…

On the Bowery — The Biography of a Pure Devotee

On the Bowery — The Biography of a Pure Devotee

Most of the Bowery's 7,600 homeless men slept in lodging houses that required them to vacate the rooms during the day. Having nowhere else to go and nothing else to…

Krsna’s Garlands Grace Queen Elizabeth II

Krsna’s Garlands Grace Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II bows slightly to receive a garland worn earlier by the Krsna Deity at London's ISKCON center. Making the presentation is eight ¬∑year-old Bhaktimati dasi.…

A New Hare Krishna Farm in the Rockies

A New Hare Krishna Farm in the Rockies

Hare Krsna devotees from Denver started ISKCON's fifteenth farm community, a 340-acre spread atop Sunshine Mesa and overlooking the Peonia-Hotchkiss fruit valley, on the western slope of the Colorado…

Waking Up From The American Dream

History's fair-haired flower children have passed ... and in their place comes a changeling generation that may be the most disturbed and demoralized in this century.…

Why Our Schools Don’t Have a Prayer — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Why Our Schools Don’t Have a Prayer — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

It is all cheating. You have left God out. That is the height of cheating. So naturally the rest of your so-called schooling must also be cheating.…

The Chariots Roll Again

The Chariots Roll Again

We grabbed the chariot ropes and pulled Krsna, and He pulled us along with Him. Krsna's chariot rolled on and on, and the waves of chanting and feeling rolled in…

Benediction At the University of Maryland

Benediction At the University of Maryland

We are all in the womb of the Age of Kali, a historical age in which the faults of society and the individual are like a great ocean. Who has…

A Manifesto of Krishna Consciousness

A Manifesto of Krishna Consciousness

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is a movement aiming at the spiritual reorientation of mankind through the simple process of chanting the holy names of God. …

Back To Godhead July 1979 PDF Download

Back To Godhead July 1979 PDF Download

Illusioned materialists who think the Supreme Personality of Godhead an ordinary person , transcendentalists intent upon His impersonal aspect, and even devotees who accept Him as their master cannot understand.…

The Human Struggle

The Human Struggle

In spite of working so hard, there is frustration. No one is satisfied. We are always wondering what danger is coming next. This is material life: You work very hard,…

Developing the African Spirit

Developing the African Spirit

The Krishna consciousness movement can help Africa develop in an atmosphere of peaceful cooperation and harmony, beyond racial or territorial conflicts caused by lack of true spiritual understanding.…

Build Your Nations on the Spiritual Platform

Build Your Nations on the Spiritual Platform

The sage does not make any distinction on the basis of color, intelligence or species. He sees every living entity as a small particle of spirit soul.…

Hare Krishna Safari Africa

Hare Krishna Safari Africa

The Sankirtana Safari is on. Chanting and dancing to the hypnotic beats of Hare Krsna, a few American sadhus are daily seen on the main streets of Nairobi and other…

“Hearing is the beginning of understanding.”

“Hearing is the beginning of understanding.”

The most potent method for self-realization in this age is to hear the transcendental sound vibration of Krsna's name and glories from the lips of a pure devotee.…

Letters

It is so unfortunate that in most parts of India we know very little about Lord Caitanya. All I knew was that He was a very great devotee; I knew…

Gopinatha! a Bhajan by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Gopinatha! a Bhajan by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

O Gopinatha, Lord of the gopis, please hear my prayer. I am a materialistic rascal, always full of lust. I have no good qualifications.…

The First Initiation, Srila Prabhupada Opens the Door

The First Initiation, Srila Prabhupada Opens the Door

Srila Prabhupada dropped a bomb no one was expecting. At the morning lecture, someone asked him about the significance of initiation, and he answered, "Initiation means you accept a spiritual…

International Society For Krishna Consciousness Centers Around The World

AFRICA Nairobi Kenya c/o ISKCON, P. O. Box 28946 (E. Africa) THE AMERICAS Atlanta Georgia 24 NE 13th St./ (404) 892-9386 Austin Texas 9714 Dallum/ (512) 837-0085 Bloomington Indiana 1130…

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