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Ohio State University Welcomes Prabhupada

Ohio State University Welcomes Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada and poet Allen Ginsberg filled a campus auditorium at Ohio State University in Columbus to twice the capacity. About two thousand students flooded the stage and aisles and…

ISKCON London 1969 in Photos

ISKCON London 1969 in Photos

ISKCON London 1969 in Photos. Kirtans at Albert Hall, St. Pancras Hall, Oxford, the "Middle Earth Round House" and the "Art Lab", Interview with the BBC.…

Lord Buddha — The Emblem of Theism

Lord Buddha — The Emblem of Theism

Prior to the advent of Lord Buddha the animal sacrificial portions of the Vedas were misused. The Personality of Godhead appears Himself as an incarnation to put things in the…

Krishna is God, Even on the Lap of His Mother

Krishna is God, Even on the Lap of His Mother

There is a supreme controller. That is the beginning of knowledge. Why should we deny it? In every field of activity we find some controller, so why should we deny…

Ox Cart Sankirtana

Ox Cart Sankirtana

The devotees at our Krishna-Balaram Mandir in Vrndavana had already heard of our ox cart sankirtana, and they were enthusiastic to help us. The head priest came forward and offered…

Festival of the Chariots USA

Festival of the Chariots USA

The three towering chariots, their brightly colored silk canopies billowing, glide slowly down streets that on every other day of the year are reserved for a heavy traffic of cars,…

Prasadam Stimulates our Dormant Love for Krsna

Prasadam Stimulates our Dormant Love for Krsna

Cooking for Krsna, offering the prepared foods to Him with devotion, and tasting this offered food—the prasadam—stimulates our dormant love for Krsna.…

Godless Creation: A Dangerous Theory

Godless Creation: A Dangerous Theory

The atheists say the universe is without the Supreme cause, it is false and Godless. It was created by sex appetite or the creative force in man and woman. Except…

Boston Weddings

Boston Weddings

Accepting a wife is also considered renunciation, because the student is voluntarily sacrificing his tendency toward unrestricted sex life for a program of regulated restraint to develop his spiritual consciousness.…

The Buffalo Lectures of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

The Buffalo Lectures of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

If you try to hear about Krishna Krishna will help to cleanse away these contaminated things, accumulated during years and years of darkness. Because the very hearing is piety, therefore…

Sree Vyas Puja Homage and Offering

Sree Vyas Puja Homage and Offering

Sixty-two years ago, on this auspicious day—the Acharyadeva made his appearance by the call of Thakore Bhakti-Vinode at Sree Kshetra Jaggannathdham at Puri.…

A Fish Out of Water

A Fish Out of Water

Fish lived a very ordinary life beneath the waves of the Ocean. But one day he noticed on the beach there were finless creatures having fun. So he rode in…

The Attractor of Cupid — Madana-Mohana

The Attractor of Cupid — Madana-Mohana

In this material world everyone is attracted by sex. This is a fact. The happiness—the so-called happiness—of household life begins from sexual intercourse.…

Political Activist becomes Bhaktitirtha Swami, a Hare Krsna

Political Activist becomes Bhaktitirtha Swami, a Hare Krsna

John Favors, alias Toshombe Abdul, had become Bhaktitirtha Swami of the Hare Krishna movement. He had set aside the politics of the revolution and adopted the life of a monk.…

Getting Protein with a Vegetarian Diet

Getting Protein with a Vegetarian Diet

This month we're presenting an excellent vegetarian source of protein: karhi sauce. It contains yogurt, a complete protein, and chickpea flour, an incomplete protein that becomes complete in conjunction with…

A Young Journalism Student’s Path to Krishna

A Young Journalism Student’s Path to Krishna

My interest in the Hare Krsna movement goes back to when I was a freshman at Southern Illinois University. When those strange-looking people with the orange robes and shaved heads…

Beyond the Universe

Beyond the Universe

There is not only an infinite number of habitable planets within the universe but there is also an infinite number of universes. And these universes are floating on and are…

The Hare Krishna Explosion

The Hare Krishna Explosion

I'll never forget the first night I went to see Prabhupad. Four of my friends were sufficiently interested to attend his "class." When we began chanting the Hare Krishna Mantra…

Goverdhan Hill

Goverdhan Hill

It was the Lord's grace to perform the superhuman feat of lifting Goverdhan on His little finger, to act as an umbrella for His friends and kinsmen. He thereby showed…

Which Way Home for the Wandering Soul?

Which Way Home for the Wandering Soul?

Everyone is related to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, just as a son is always related to his father. That relationship cannot be broken at any stage. But sometimes it…