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Puris—Pure and Simple

Puris—Pure and Simple

We would sit together and eat fresh hot puris with hot milk. For me it is hard to see how Westerners enjoy dry bread when there is something as wonderful…

The Wedding Voyage

The Wedding Voyage

It was the eve of Rajoman's wedding. In anticipation he put on his finest silk turban, and robes. His father called him, "Rajoman! Please hurry! It's getting late and we…

Life in the Villages… The Way It’s Always Been

Life in the Villages… The Way It’s Always Been

Someone asked Gandhi, "What do you think of Western civilization?" "I think it would be a good idea," he said. "The real strength of India lies in her villages."…

Notes from Northern Ireland

Notes from Northern Ireland

A former civil rights worker went to war-torn Northern Ireland with an ancient peace formula. It was disarmingly simple.…

Natural Living: Plain and Simple

Natural Living: Plain and Simple

People of all ages, especially young people, are investigating country life as a way around dependence upon oil and machinery and the health hazards of artificial fertilizers and insecticides.…

Going with Your Grain (halava recepie)

Going with Your Grain (halava recepie)

Steaming hot and full of fruit, nuts, and buttery, wheaty goodness, halava will fuel you through the morning in good style. So, whether you're going to climb the Himalayas or…

On Pilgrimage

On Pilgrimage

Traveling north from Kanya-kumari, in a few days we come to the village of Tirukkurungudi, once visited by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu nearly five hundred years ago.…

Medicine for Maya

Medicine for Maya

Nobody will agree to work to satisfy someone else's senses, because everyone is thinking, "I want to satisfy my senses." But if that is the position, then we have to…

The Joy of Cooking Badas

The Joy of Cooking Badas

Badas in India were one of my favorite dishes, but in Oregon it was such an ordeal to make them that my taste for them dramatically waned. Making badas with…

Bhakti — Spontaneous Love of Godhead

Bhakti — Spontaneous Love of Godhead

"Bhakti" or spontaneous loving service cannot be applied to any object within the world of three dimension but it is a thing which is absolute monopoly of the Personality of…

Gandhi-Jinnah Talks

Gandhi-Jinnah Talks

We are sorry to learn that Gandhi Jinnah Talks about unity of the Indian people have failed for the present. We are not very much optimistic in the result of…

Thanks to the Government of India

Thanks to the Government of India

Readers of 'Back to Godhead' who were practically disappointed to learn that the Government of India had twice refused to give permission for the continuance of publication of "Back to…

Removing the Bewildered Condition

Removing the Bewildered Condition

The individual soul needlessly accepts material body after body to enjoy in assorted avenues of sense gratification within the material world. Ignorant of his true nature, he becomes attracted…

The Urgent Need for Krsna consciousness

The Urgent Need for Krsna consciousness

Human society is being misled by leaders who are blind, for they do not know the aim and objective of human life, which is self-realization and the reestablishment of our…

Krsna Is

Krsna Is

Quotes by Srila Bhaktsiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur from Srimad-Bhagavatam and Bhagavad-gita on the nature of Krsna.…

KRSNA Is Nondifferent From His Name

KRSNA Is Nondifferent From His Name

Krsna consciousness is the perfect process for solving all the problems of life because it can at once end our illusory separation from Krsna, the Supreme Lord. Krsna is present…

Sleepers Awake! Summer 1966 Part Two

Sleepers Awake! Summer 1966  Part Two

When Srila Prabhupada walked in to begin kirtana, he looked at the newly decorated temple and showed surprise. "Ah, you are advancing," he said. "This is very nice. This is…

Sankirtana, The Divine Sound

Sankirtana, The Divine Sound

Because there is no difference between Krsna and His name, the holy name of Krsna is as pure and as perfect as Krsna Himself. The chanting of Hare Krsna will…

The Disciplic Succession

The Disciplic Succession

Many times, when people inquiring about Krsna consciousness hear from us about the importance of disciplic succession, they are not able to grasp what we are talking about. We say,…

A Revival Of Vedic Arts

A Revival Of Vedic Arts

For so long I'd been hearing the devotees in Mayapur talk about terra cotta panels, terra cotta tiles, terra cotta bas-reliefs, terra cotta statues, terra cotta this, terra cotta that.…