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The Killing of Kamsa

The Killing of Kamsa

Kamsa heard the cries of the newborn child as his death knell, and he rushed in to kill him. But the baby flew up into the air and assumed the…

In a Castle in Germany, And Around the World…

In a Castle in Germany, And Around the World…

This castle is ISKCON's headquarters in Germany. Built in 1890 for a royal family, it's called Schloss Rettershof, ("the castle of the knights"). Now it's one of ISKCON's more than…

To Understand His Greatness

To Understand His Greatness

A survey of the transcendental accomplishments of the foremost spiritual teacher of the modern age, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.…

Vyasa-Puja Day Address

This ceremony is called Vyasa-puja. Vyasa is the original author of Vedic literature, and he is an incarnation of Narayana [God]. In this way, by disciplic succession, we receive transcendental…

Three Occasions for Transcendental Festivals

Three Occasions for Transcendental Festivals

Three festival days of special celebration for all devotees occur during August and September. Janmastami, Vyasa-puja of Srila Prabhupada and Radhastami.…

The Birth of Lord Krishna

The Birth of Lord Krishna

Lord Visnu, who is residing within the heart of every living entity, appeared in the darkness of night as the Supreme Personality of Godhead before Devaki, who also appeared as…

Offering Guru Puja to Srila Prabhupada

Offering Guru Puja to Srila Prabhupada

As one needs the help of a qualified teacher to understand the material sciences, one also needs a qualified teacher to understand the science of God. Such a teacher is…

Vrindavan, Krishna’s Transcendental Abode

Vrindavan, Krishna’s Transcendental Abode

Vrindavan is a simple village unlike all other places in the world, for this is where Lord Krishna, the Supreme Godhead, comes to earth with His associates to display His…

Krishna’s Sixteen Thousand Wives

Krishna’s Sixteen Thousand Wives

We should not be surprised if Krishna had married sixteen million wives, for Krishna, as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is unlimited. Indeed, we may note with wonder that Krishna…

Becoming Pure — Conversations with a Peace Corps worker in India

Becoming Pure — Conversations with a Peace Corps worker in India

Conversations about spiritual life between Bob Cohen, a young Peace Corps worker in India, and His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Recorded at the ISKCON International Center at Lord…

In New Orleans And Around the World…

In New Orleans And Around the World…

We also invite you to visit one of the Krishna consciousness centers--anywhere in the world--and thus come closer to Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead.…

The Los Angeles Hare Krishna Community

The Los Angeles Hare Krishna Community

In Los Angeles, California, a community of three hundred Hare Krishna devotees live in a suburban neighborhood sometimes called the Hare Krishna quarter, which includes a dozen offices, four apartment…

The Desire of a Pure Devotee

The Desire of a Pure Devotee

A pure devotee of the Lord like King Kulasekhara does not pray to God for material wealth, followers, beautiful women or imitation peacocks because he knows the real value of…

Krishna Consciousness In The University

Krishna Consciousness In The University

Many of us feel that this divorcing of the personal or devotional from learning, from wisdom, is a bad thing. And so I think we have a great deal to…

Publishing in the Service of the Lord

All the press operations, including shooting with a copy camera, designing, spotting, stripping, printing, cutting and binding, are carried out by the disciples, with the intention of pleasing the Supreme…

Sankirtana – The Foremost Benediction

Sankirtana – The Foremost Benediction

ISKCON is working to fulfill Lord Caitanya's prophecy that in this Age of Kali the holy name of Krishna will be heard in every city, village and town. Srila Prabhupada…

The Education to End All Miseries

The Education to End All Miseries

Human education must not merely instruct us how to prepare for a job or how to speculate upon the imperfect views of great thinkers. Rather, it must enable us to…

Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers

Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers

Conversations about spiritual life between Bob Cohen, a young Peace Corps worker in India, and His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Recorded at the ISKCON International Center at Lord…

Meditation in the age of quarrel

Meditation in the age of quarrel

Most forms of meditation are virtually impossible to perform in the modern world, and therefore one should learn to meditate by the simple method of chanting and hearing the Hare…

Krishna’s Supreme Glory

Krishna’s Supreme Glory

Although the greatest person, He likes to enjoy a little sport, some friends, a bit of affection. Krishna is not different from us in this respect; He is the Supreme…