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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…

World Sankirtana Party “There is no other alternative in this age.”

World Sankirtana Party “There is no other alternative in this age.”

Even some of the impersonalists danced, and the faces of the people changed from grey to a nice reddish due to bright attentive joy. We got up from the stage…

Krsna Returns to India

Krsna Returns to India

We have traveled throughout India—to Calcutta, Bombay, Delhi, and to smaller cities too. Practically everybody is won by kirtana—the sound representation of Krsna.…

Hare Krishnas Teach the Real Vedic Culture to India

Hare Krishnas Teach the Real Vedic Culture to India

The tour of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada throughout India attracted much daily news coverage, and many major magazines ran features about Srila Prabhupada and his foreign disciples.…

Press Conference in Surat

Press Conference in Surat

The Indian reporter asked why Americans and Europeans are becoming Hindus. Srila Prabhupada said, "Krsna is not Hindu—you won't find the word Hindu anywhere in Vedic literature."…

True Love

Krsna consciousness not only allows for love but is constituted of nothing but love. In fact, by practicing Krsna consciousness, one gradually comes to realize that supreme love which permeates…

A Feast for Lord Caitanya

A Feast for Lord Caitanya

Advaita Acarya offered to the Deity of Lord Krsna the feast his wife had prepared. Pleased to see the gorgeous arrangement for Krsna's pleasure, Lord Caitanya expressed His great satisfaction.…

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…

Elevation to the Pure Life

Elevation to the Pure Life

Everyone is hankering after happiness and pleasure, and when one's existence is purified he will be placed on the transcendental platform and will be able to enjoy eternal happiness.…

Attaining the Supreme

The Eighth Chapter of the Bhagavad-gita begins with a series of seven questions. Arjuna asks, "What is Brahman?" "What is fruitive activity?" "What is the material manifestation?" "What are the…

The Sources of Misery

The Sources of Misery

From the highest planet in the material world, down to the lowest, all are places of misery, where repeated birth and death take place. …

The Cure for All Despondency

The Cure for All Despondency

Even if one has achieved great success in business, or has amassed great wealth, a nice family, fame, or any amount of worldly or mystical power, still dissatisfaction at the…

Knowledge of the Absolute

Knowledge of the Absolute

In the Seventh through the Twelfth chapters Krsna gives an elaborate description of the Supreme Personality Himself, His nature and manifestations.…

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…

The Unconditioned State

Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is not conditioned. When He speaks, it is from the Absolute level. He is within the heart of the hearer. In that position, His…

Reflections on the Mantra

Reflections on the Mantra

By Allen Ginsberg Mantram (singular), mantra (plural) is a short verbal formula like Rolling Stones’ “I’m going home,” or Gertrude Stein’s “A rose is a rose is a rose,” which…

Experience of Karma Yoga

In Karma yoga, when you are working for Krishna, you can do your office tasks, speak to people on business, and do whatever you duty happens to be, for it…

Devotional Service: Elevation Over Illusion

The devotees of the Krsna consciousness movement are simply trying to spread this sublime message all over the earth. Observe how people everywhere—in America, Japan, Australia, Canada and Europe—are taking…

Sri-Krsna-Sankirtana (Photos)

Sri-Krsna-Sankirtana (Photos)

Glory to the sri-krsna-sankirtana, which cleanses the heart of all the dust accumulated for years together. Thus the fire of conditional life, of repeated birth and death, is extinguished.…

The Great Watering of the Soul

Krishna says: "Devotees are always engaged in chanting My glories, endeavoring with great determination. Offering homage unto Me, they worship Me with devotion."…

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