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The Role of the Disciple — Harvard Divinity School

The Role of the Disciple — Harvard Divinity School

You've been speaking at some length about the notion of the guru. According to your tradition, what is the role of the disciple? How does he deal with the guru?…

You Don’t Need a Guru—or Do You?

You Don’t Need a Guru—or Do You?

We'd rather be in the position of teacher than that of student. Submission to a teacher implies an admission that I need instruction and guidance. And this is humbling. Most…

The Nectar of the Holy Name of Krishna

The Nectar of the Holy Name of Krishna

I do not know how much nectar the two syllables 'Krs-na' have produced. When the holy name of Krsna, is chanted, it appears to dance within the mouth. We then…

Impressions of India

I had been present at the passing of my beloved spiritual master, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, and my mind was now exhausted from the mixture of appalling…

Bhakti Flows West

Bhakti Flows West

Indian spiritual culture has been spread throughout the world. What the Muslims could do only by the tremendous sword, and the Christians could do only with great financial resources and…

Interview with Dr. Basham

Interview with Dr. Basham

Professor A. L. Basham, one of the world's most highly respected authorities on ancient Indian civilization, has written extensively on the Hindu and Buddhist religious traditions.…