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It Is For The Greatest Scholar, It Is For The Innocent Boy …

It Is For The Greatest Scholar, It Is For The Innocent Boy …

This book teaches Krsna consciousness because the speaker is Lord Krsna and the subject matter is our relationship with God. Krsna means "all-attractive," and it is the perfect name of…

The Yogi in the River

The Yogi in the River

To practice yoga you need a secluded place. Traditionally, yogis have retired to Himalayan caves, to remote corners of dense, unexplored jungles, even to the depths of an ocean or…

The Heart of a Vaisnava is Compassionate

The Heart of a Vaisnava is Compassionate

A Vaisnava feels compassion for the distress of others. Lord Jesus Christ, for instance, was greatly afflicted by the miserable conditions of the people. All Vaisnavas, or devotees—any people who…

Fried Food: Dispelling the Doubts for Vegetarians

Fried Food: Dispelling the Doubts for Vegetarians

Hare Krsna devotees don't eat meat, fish, or eggs, they don't have to worry about cholesterol in fried foods. A tablespoon of ghee contains only 31 milliliters of cholesterol—nothing compared…

CHANT Hare Krishna!

CHANT Hare Krishna!

While spreading the maha-mantra throughout the Indian subcontinent, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu prayed, "O Supreme Personality of Godhead, in Your holy name You have invested all Your transcendental energies."…

“I Can Accept the Law of Karma, but…”

“I Can Accept the Law of Karma, but…”

Karma is not dependent on whether we choose to accept it or to reject it. It's not under our control, something we can have made to order. It's a law…

In India, A Mad Race For Materialism

In India, A Mad Race For Materialism

Indians have neglected God consciousness. The British introduced materialism, and Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, simply followed this policy, although his spiritually inclined mentor, Mahatma Gandhi, was…

Werkies (Flaky Parathas): A Culinary Challenge

Werkies (Flaky Parathas): A Culinary Challenge

Werkie parathas are deep-fried so they turn out more like a pastry than a flat bread. They're multilayered and have a rich, buttery flavor. They're ideal as a breakfast treat…

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…