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Back to the Simple Life and Simple Truth

Back to the Simple Life and Simple Truth

In the country the pangs of the material world are less. You can arrange your life for real profit. Spiritual profit. Realize God; become Krishna conscious.…

The Boston Brahmanas

The first written reference to Boston brahmanas was made by Oliver Wendell Holmes. In an essay published in 1860 Holmes wrote of the "brahmin cast of New England ... the…

CHANT!

CHANT!

The name Krishna means "the all-attractive one" the name Rama means "the all-pleasing one," and the name Hare is an address to the Lord's devotional energy.…

The Brahmacari Asrama

The Brahmacari Asrama

As I began to spend more time with the brahmacaris, I noticed they seemed to be always joyful, beyond the ups and downs that had plagued my spiritual quest.…

Prepare for Your Next Life

Prepare for Your Next Life

Spirit souls in the cycle of birth and death from species to species. Human life affords the soul a chance to regain his eternal life beyond birth and death.…

Dieting the Hare Krishna Way

Dieting the Hare Krishna Way

Sixty-five million people are on a diet at any given time in America. Millions are going on and off diets, losing weight, gaining it back, giving up, feeling desperate....…

Why do Devotees have a Negative Outlook?

Why do Devotees have a Negative Outlook?

The fact is this material world is a miserable, negative place, full of danger at every step; it is a temporary abode of death, birth, disease, and old age, a…

Acyuta, Drive My Chariot

Acyuta, Drive My Chariot

Acyuta, drive my chariot!" This was the command given by Arjuna, the great devotee of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Lord Sri Krsna, unto Lord Krsna Himself on the Battlefield…

Upon Him I Meditate

Upon Him I Meditate

I meditate upon that eternally effulgent Lord who is directly and indirectly conscious of all manifestations and yet is beyond them. It is He only who first imparted Vedic knowledge…

The Test of the Genuine Guru

The Test of the Genuine Guru

If you want a cheap guru there will be many cheater gurus. But if you are sincere, you will have a sincere guru. Because people want everything very cheaply, they…

Bringing Hare Krishna to Germany

Bringing Hare Krishna to Germany

Sivananda had not been in the temple more than a year when Srila Prabhupada came to Montreal. After a short meeting, Srila Prabhupada requested Sivananda to go to Europe to…

The Ecstacy of Madhavendra Puri

The Ecstacy of Madhavendra Puri

A young cowherd boy appeared before Madhavendra Puri and offered him a pot of milk. That boy was none other than Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead.…

Death and Dying — The Vedic Observer

Death and Dying — The Vedic Observer

Birth and death apply to one's embodiment in the material world. Fear is due to worrying about the future. …

Chanting the Holy Names in West Berlin

Chanting the Holy Names in West Berlin

In West Germany, devotees have evolved a preaching strategy adapted from the nama-hatta program established by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura in India during the last century.…

Spicy Chutney and a Cooling Raita

Spicy Chutney and a Cooling Raita

Awakening Our Spiritual Taste.Whether it's a spicy chutney or a cooling raita, food offered to Krsna enlivens our spiritual senses.…

How to Eat in Bhakti-Yoga

How to Eat in Bhakti-Yoga

Krishna wants us to eat only food offered first in sacrifice to Him: "The devotees of the Lord are released from all sins because they eat food which is offered…

CHANT!

CHANT!

"We're practicing yoga." "Yoga? You call this yoga? Chanting and dancing, playing on drums and hand cymbals, passing out magazines and sweets—all in one big group?" "Absolutely! Yoga means 'to…

Perfect Health without Meat

To live a satisfying life in perfect health is possible, but one must have actual knowledge of the body and the soul and of the purpose of health. This knowledge…

A Special Kind of Vegetarian

A Special Kind of Vegetarian

Devotees of Lord Krsna are a special kind of vegetarian. While we are certainly quick to point out the health and economic advantages of our vegetarian diet, such concerns are,…

Better Than the Animals

Better Than the Animals

As the embodied soul continuously passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. A sober person is not…