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 by ever-changing material forms and seeks to enjoy them.
Quotes by Srila Bhaktsiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur from Srimad-Bhagavatam and Bhagavad-gita on the nature of Krsna.
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 everywhere, even within the atom and within the heart of every living creature.
Mr. Susskind: A particularly colorful group, often seen dancing and chanting in the major cities of this country—New York and Chicago and Detroit and Pittsburgh—is called the Hare Krsna movement. Because their names are extremely difficult to pronounce, I’m going to ask my guests to introduce themselves. What is your name? Rupanuga: My name is […]
Back to Godhead is about Krsna (pronounced “Krishna”), the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Krsna is a Sanskrit word meaning God, the All-Attractive. Our magazine is intended to bring a revival of God consciousness to people of modern civilization, most of whom have forgotten what God is or who think God to be dead, impersonal or […]
Srila Prabhupada has dedicated his life to writing these books. It is up to you to read them.
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 all becomes part of your single aim: to return to God.
by Jananivas dasa Brahmacari (ISKCON Columbus) This article is a continuation of “Krsna Consciousness, the Absolute Necessity for Mankind in This Age,” which appeared in BTG No. 34. What is devotional service? In Chapter Five of Bhagavad-gita, verse 23, Lord Krsna says, “Before giving up this present body, if one is able to tolerate the […]
The fortnightly periodical BACK TO GODHEAD is the need of the time as the panacea for all sorts of material diseases in their various forms.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness was formed in 1966 by Prabhupada A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, who came from India on the order of his Spiritual Master to preach love of God to the people of the West. Prabhupada is in a line of disciplic succession going back directly 500 years to the time when Lord […]
“Back to Godhead” is published fortnightly to enlighten leaders, religionists, philosophers and people in general on Rational Theism. It is not blind religious fanaticism but it is scientific approach to the matter of our eternal necessity.
You have been reading my paper ‘Back to Godhead’ for some time and certainly you might have formed some opinion about it. Some of my learned readers have already sent their valuable suggestions and opinions about it and I shall be glad to receive your opinion.
In February 1944 His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada published the first issue of BACK TO GODHEAD magazine. At his home in Calcutta, he wrote the articles, typed the manuscripts, and designed the logo.
Regular readers of BACK TO GODHEAD will notice the new format for “The Vedic Observer.” These articles and pithy illustrations offer Krsna conscious commentary on the issues of the day. Already this has become one of our most popular features.