Home » Entries posted by Dravida dasa
Stories written by Dravida-dasa

The Bird in the Cage

The Bird in the Cage

Why is that woman blithely dusting the birdcage when it's the bird itself, obviously sick or hungry, that urgently needs attention? She seems so caught up in polishing her golden…

The Camel and the Thorns

The Camel and the Thorns

Dumb. That's the only word for the camel, who often feasts on thorny bushes, mangles his mouth-and enjoys the taste of his own fresh blood. Never mind the pain and…

The Lord of the Universe Comes to Washington D.C.

The Lord of the Universe Comes to Washington D.C.

The first annual Ratha-yatra chariot festival in Washington, D.C. Hare Krsna devotees came from around the country and at the foot of the Washington Monument thousands of well-wishers, friends, and…

“A Great Fortune for the People of Trinidad”

“A Great Fortune for the People of Trinidad”

Although Srila Prabhupada never set foot in Trinidad, the chanting of Hare Krsna is nonetheless resounding today throughout this Caribbean island. No one need wonder any longer how Lord Caitanya's…

Who Built Prabhupada’s Palace?

Ask anyone who lives near the New Vrindaban farm community, Who built Prabhupada's Palace? and chances are they'll say, "Oh, the Hare Krsnas built it." Ask the devotees, and they'll…

An Expanding Ocean Of Bliss

An Expanding Ocean Of Bliss

The chanting of God's holy names quickly polishes the mirror of the mind and reveals both Him and ourselves. "The face is the index of the mind," Prabhupada was fond…

Krishna Reveals His Universal Form at Kuruksetra

Krishna Reveals His Universal Form at Kuruksetra

If hundreds of thousands of suns were to rise into the sky at once, their effulgence might resemble that of the Lord in His universal form. That wondrous form possessed…

The Saga of Lord Rama

ISKCON Television shot a video of Lord Rama's pastimes. Under the direction of Nrsimhananda dasa ITV staged an all-devotee Ramayana at the Hare Krsna movement's New Vrindaban farm community in…

The Meeting of Radha and Krsna

The Meeting of Radha and Krsna

The spiritual love epitomized in the meeting of Radha and Krishna resembles the attraction between a young man and a young woman, it is generally misunderstood by those who try…

Caitanya’s chief disciples Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami

Caitanya’s chief disciples Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami

Two of Lord Caitanya's chief disciples were Srila Rupa Gosvami and Srila Sanatana Gosvami. They received extensive instruction from the Lord in the science of devotional service, and the books…

Toxic Waste: Stopping It at Its Source

Russell Bliss sprayed oil mixed with dioxin on dusty horse arenas, dirt roads, and farms at twenty-two sites in Missouri. His purpose was twofold: to control the dust and to…