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The Transcendental Trend in Science

The Transcendental Trend in Science

"Dr. Newton," the man stared, "who made this wonderful contraption? The planets move with utter precision, you know. Why, it's ingenious. Who made it?" "No one," Newton replied. "One day…

Reincarnation—The Soul’s Journey on the Wheel of Birth and Death

Reincarnation—The Soul’s Journey on the Wheel of Birth and Death

The wheel of reincarnation carries the soul on its journey through 8,400,000 species of life. At the top of the wheel is human life, which, if spent wisely, can liberate…

The World of Names

The World of Names

Everywhere you look there are so many names. Names for packages, names for signposts, names for places, names for plants, names for people. Names are convenient, and maybe a little…

The Festival of the Chariots

The Festival of the Chariots

Every summer in dozens of cities across the earth, Ratha-yatra—the Festival of the Chariots—blossoms like a multicolored lotus flower. Red, yellow, and green silk canopies tower above the chariots and…

The Time of Death

For the yogi his practice is most severely tested at the time of death. The Supreme Personality of Godhead says, "Anyone who quits his body, at the end of life,…

Nonviolence or War

Nonviolence or War

War is inevitable: an eye for an eye, dog eat dog, kill or be killed. Human history is a history of wars. Lust, anger and greed run amok in our…

Transcendental TV on New York’s WNEW-TV 1969

Transcendental TV on New York’s WNEW-TV 1969

The Samkirtan Party chanted with relaxed bliss, vibrating Krishna's Holy Names as the TV crew wound around them with cables and microphone cords, straining to record the bliss of Lord…