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Introduction to the All-India Issue

Introduction to the All-India Issue

Lord Caitanya stated that anyone born in India has the responsibility to take up this chanting of Hare Krishna and spread it, and He has quoted scripture to state there…

ISKCON Life Membership

ISKCON Life Membership

Become a life member, become a donor member, or become a subscriber for $222.00 and receive Back to Godhead for life, or simply become a regular member and subscribe to…

ISKCON Pada-yatra Reaching Millions in India

ISKCON Pada-yatra Reaching Millions in India

ISKCON inaugurated the pada-yatra to celebrate the five-hundredth anniversary of the appearance of Lord Caitanya, who is Krsna Himself appearing in the role of His own devotee to teach the…

A Passage to the Real India

A Passage to the Real India

News of tragedy from India shocked the world—first, the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi followed by mass murders and mayhem, then, hardly a month later, the catastrophic poisonous gas…

All Religions are the Same — Letters

Religions are much the same, it appears. The same claims seem to run through all of them: "Believe and obey, and good things will come to you. Don't ask for…

Holy Rathayatra Festival in London

Holy Rathayatra Festival in London

The mammoth chariot lumbered down through the heart of London, while on all sides thousands chanted and danced in ecstasy. Piccadilly Circus overflowed with the masses who lined the streets…

Holy Rathayatra Festival in Tokyo

Holy Rathayatra Festival in Tokyo

In the tradition of Lord Caitanya, the Rathayatra Festival was celebrated by ISKCON devotees in Tokyo. The Supreme Lord Sri Krsna's realm is everywhere, and the chanting of the holy…

Back to Godhead Vol 42, 1970-1973 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Vol 42, 1970-1973 PDF Download

Lord Jaganatha please be visible to me. Indeed, You alone know Yourself by Your own potencies, O origin of all, Lord of all beings, God of gods, O Supreme Person,…

ISKCON’S Holy Rathayatra Festival

ISKCON’S Holy Rathayatra Festival

The potency of the yearly Rathayatra Festival is inconceivably great. As pictured here, thousands and thousands of people participated in the 1970 Rathayatra Festival, which was celebrated simultaneously in San…

Back to Godhead Vol 41, 1970-1973 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Vol 41, 1970-1973 PDF Download

As a child, Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, almost daily fulfilled His promise that He would always protect His devotees. …

ISKCON Fiji

ISKCON Fiji

The young children flock to the sound of the holy name and shout with clarity and volume, 'Hare Krsna!' The temple is packed on Sundays. Fijian girls dance joyfully to…

A Mantra To Cure Madness

A Mantra To Cure Madness

Anyone who identifies with the temporary material body, and thus works only for the satisfaction of the body and its extensions, disregarding the needs of the soul, is to be…

ISKCON Opens Temple In South Africa

ISKCON Opens Temple In South Africa

Thousands attended Diwali celebrations here recently at the nearly-completed Sri Sri Radha-Radhanatha temple. The temple, covering more than four hilltop acres, is the joint effort of ISKCON devotees and South…

Back To Godhead February-March 1985 PDF Download

Back To Godhead February-March 1985 PDF Download

Five thousand years ago, on the sacred Kuruksetra plain in northern India, Arjuna leads his army into battle against the Kurus.…

The Commonsense Vegetarian

The Commonsense Vegetarian

Many vegetarian foods are a better source of protein than meat is. A typical hundred-gram portion of meat contains about twenty grams of protein, whereas an equal amount of cheese…

Back to Godhead Volume 1 No.3, 1966 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Volume 1 No.3, 1966 PDF Download

Allen Ginsberg: Reflections on the Mantra…

Back to Godhead Volume 1 No.4, 1966 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Volume 1 No.4, 1966 PDF Download

By the time this issue of Back to Godhead is released, our 33-1/3 LP album of chanting should be on sale in various parts of the city. The record features…

Back to Godhead Vol 40, 1970-1973 PDF Download

Back to Godhead Vol 40, 1970-1973 PDF Download

The Liberation of Balvada. Balvada, a powerful and mischievous demon who used to persecute great saints and sages, was killed by Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Krsna,…

Contradictions Between Christianity and Krsna Consciousness?

There is no real contradiction between the message of Christianity and that of Krsna consciousness. Lord Jesus Christ preached love of God, and in the Bhagavad-gita Lord Sri Krsna preached…

CHANT Hare Krishna!

CHANT Hare Krishna!

In Sanskrit, man means "mind" and tra means "freeing." So a mantra is a combination of transcendental, spiritual sounds that frees our minds from the anxieties of life in the…