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Tiger Consciousness — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Tiger Consciousness — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

The tiger is made by nature's law in that way, so therefore he can do that. You cannot do it—your nature is different. You have discrimination, you have conscience, you…

The Chariot of the Body

The Chariot of the Body

Our material body is a lot like a chariot. It has five horses (the senses of hearing, touch, sight, taste, and smell). Each of us is a spiritual soul riding…

Butler, Pennsylvania: The First Testing Ground

Butler, Pennsylvania: The First Testing Ground

When Srila Prabhupadas bus arrived at the terminal, it was past midnight. Mr. Gopal Agarwal, his sponsor, was waiting with the familys Volkswagen bus to drive him to Butler, about…

Mother Nature and the Origins of Opulence

Mother Nature and the Origins of Opulence

Human prosperity flourishes by natural gifts and not by gigantic industrial enterprises. The gigantic industrial enterprises are products of a godless civilization, and they cause the destruction of the noble…

Dying Ignorant — Notes from the Editor

Old age means a bit more than having to cut out baseball and tennis. It means we're going to die. So before we get too far along in years, we…

Srimad-Bhagavatam: The Deathless Nectar

Srimad-Bhagavatam: The Deathless Nectar

King Pariksit was cursed to die within seven days. Yet he took it all as Krsna's will, and at once he went to the Ganges to fast till the fatal…

Preaching in Madras: Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Preaching in Madras: Remembering Srila Prabhupada

In December of 1971, I arranged speaking program for Srila Prabhupada in Madras, India. Thousands of people came to hear him, and the leading newspaper carried a summary of his…

Questions People Ask About Chanting

Questions People Ask About Chanting

Can I chant Hare Krsna while I'm doing yoga? I don't understand Sanskrit. Will the Hare Krsna mantra work for me? Would it be a good idea to tell a…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Finding Perfect Knowledge

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Finding Perfect Knowledge

You are trying to know things rationally, but you are not going to the proper teacher. That is one more kind of ignorance—because you do not know that you are…

These Farmers Know a Lot More Than Farming

These Farmers Know a Lot More Than Farming

Srila Prabhupada didn't want just an ordinary farm, and he certainly didn't want an agribusiness. What he did want was a self-sufficient spiritual community where all kinds of people would…

The Yoga for Our Age

The Yoga for Our Age

In this Sixth Chapter of Bhagavad-gita, the Lord explains that the eightfold yoga system is a means to control the mind and the senses. However, this process is very difficult…

The Trial of the Hare Krsna People

The Trial of the Hare Krsna People

Religious Persecution In West Germany. The raid . . . the media barrage . . . the courtroom encounter. A half-million-dollar effort to snuff out the Hare Krishna Movement.…

Questions People Ask About Chanting

Questions People Ask About Chanting

I'm afraid I'm a rather materialistic person. I want a compatible mate, a reasonable amount of money, healthy children, and things like that. Can I still chant Hare Krsna? …

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

"Better to have warm legs and a cool head," he went on, "You must have a cool head to understand this Krsna consciousness philosophy."…

Just Passing Through

Just Passing Through

If you had known Mr. Griesser in 1920 and then were to see him again today, after a lapse of fifty-eight years, you probably wouldn't recognize him. …

The Difference between Cheaters and Teachers — Notes from the Editor

How To Tell the Difference Between the Cheaters and the Teachers There have always been cheaters posing as gurus. Many thousands of years ago, the demon Ravana dressed himself as…

Knowledge

There's nothing so sublime and pure As knowledge of the soul. And loving service to the Lord As part unto the whole. Of knowledge 'tis the ripened fruit For which…

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krishna

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krishna

I want to get back in harmony with nature. Can chanting Hare Krsna help me do that? Can't I harmonize with nature by backpacking, jogging, or surfing? Can chanting…

The Master At Whose Feet Other Masters Bow

The Master At Whose Feet Other Masters Bow

When I first met Your Divine Grace in 1966, I was lost and fallen. It was my inestimable good fortune that I became your disciple. I did your typing tasks,…

Spiritual Cure for Addiction

Spiritual Cure for Addiction

The combination of our medical care and the spiritual care from the Hare Krsna philosophy has resulted in a very powerful tool indeed for the treatment of drug addiction, and…