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Hare Krsna—A Spiritual Force at the Antinuclear Rally

Hare Krsna—A Spiritual Force at the Antinuclear Rally

The majority I suppose, came to express—well, in a word, fear. Fear that thermonuclear weapons might blow the world, or a big part of it—or at least their part of…

The Best Health Food

The Best Health Food

By whom are you being taught what is healthy and what is not healthy? What is you authority? Actually this 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' is a material consideration. We are simply…

Higher Education — Gurukula in Canada

Higher Education — Gurukula in Canada

"We learn everything they learn—like English, arithmetic, history, and geography—but we also learn Sanskrit, the Bhagavad-gita, and how to know Krsna. So our education will get us out of the…

The Supreme Artist

The Supreme Artist

The Vedas describe how great an artist Krsna is. Nobody can be found who is greater than the Supreme Personality of Godhead or equal to Him, and although He is…

With Krsna in the Peaceable Kingdom

With Krsna in the Peaceable Kingdom

We must invite Krsna back as the central object of all our senses. He is as available to us today as He was when He wandered at will in the…

Remembering How Srila Prabhupada Cooked

Remembering How Srila Prabhupada Cooked

"I learned to cook by watching others—my mother, my aunt, and even the 'walas' [restaurant and street-stand cooks] in Calcutta," Srila Prabhupada said. Later on, in his householder days, he…

Death: The Traveller’s Nightmare

Death: The Traveller’s Nightmare

By disease, accident or providence every one of us will be forced out of our body for what seems an unknown destination. Death's stroke doesn't wait for us to resolve…

“A Great Fortune for the People of Trinidad”

“A Great Fortune for the People of Trinidad”

Although Srila Prabhupada never set foot in Trinidad, the chanting of Hare Krsna is nonetheless resounding today throughout this Caribbean island. No one need wonder any longer how Lord Caitanya's…

Srila Prabhupada: Carrying Krsna’s Message to the West

Srila Prabhupada: Carrying Krsna’s Message to the West

In 1952 Srila Prabhupada began preaching Krsna consciousness in Jhansi. With the support of local doctors and businessmen, he began an organization—the League of Devotees—dedicated to spreading Krsna consciousness in…

The Myth Of The Innocent Citizen

The Myth Of The Innocent Citizen

The central myth of the whole nuclear disarmament movement—the innocent citizen. These "innocent citizens" surmise that if they can just get Ronnie and Leonid to sit down together the U.S.…

When Men Become Animals

When Men Become Animals

Eating, sleeping, sex, and defense—these are common to both human beings and animals. The distinction between humans and animals is a man can search after God but an animal cannot.…

Srila Prabhupada in San Francisco

Srila Prabhupada in San Francisco

With Krsna consciousness flourishing on New York's Lower East Side, Srila Prabhupada felt he could entrust the New York center to his followers and expand the movement west.…

Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold in the Hills of West Virginia

Just around a bend in the road in the West Virginia panhandle, stands Prabhupada's Palace of Gold, a handcrafted seven-years-in-the-making miracle of inlaid marble walls and floors, stained-glass windows, crystal…

1972 Prabhupada Interview by New York Times

1972 Prabhupada Interview by New York Times

God is there. Anyone can go back to Him and live an eternal life full of bliss and knowledge simply by knowing about it. When God Himself comes, all great…

Sweet Waters Festival New Zealand 1982

Sweet Waters Festival New Zealand 1982

Pastureland next to the Waikato River (south of Auckland) was transformed into a tent-and-caravan metropolis. Seventy thousand young people were basking in perfect weather at the annual Sweetwaters Rock Festival—New…

Srila Prabhupada in Calcutta 1944

Srila Prabhupada in Calcutta 1944

With World War II raging in Europe and the Far East, Srila Prabhupada launches BACK TO GODHEAD magazine and addresses the issues of the day from a Krsna conscious viewpoint.…

Hare Krsna Farm In New Zealand 1982

Hare Krsna Farm In New Zealand 1982

Land and cows provide the economic basis for a prosperous, happy, healthy life of Krsna consciousness at New Varshan, the Hare Krsna farm near Auckland, New Zealand.…

Vicki Overton: From Haute Couture To Hare Krsna

Vicki Overton: From Haute Couture To Hare Krsna

When Vicki Overton was growing up in Auckland in the 1950's, duly attentive to her studies at St. Cuthbert's College for girls, no one would have imagined she would one…

Brahma, Visnu, Siva — Misconceptions About “the Hindu trinity”

Brahma, Visnu, Siva — Misconceptions About “the Hindu trinity”

In the beginning there is myself [Brahma], and the Prajapatis, the great sages who generate; then there are Lord Visnu, the demigods with controlling powers, and the kings of different…

The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

Absolute is sentient, Thou hast proved, Impersonal calamity Thou hast removed. This gives us a life Anew and fresh. Worship Thy feet, Your Divine Grace.…