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Reincarnation: Do We Live More Than Once?

Reincarnation: Do We Live More Than Once?

Sukla was one of those rare children whose testimony and behavior give evidence for the theory that your personality survives the death of your body and travels on to live…

“Thou Shalt Not Kill” — Meat Eating is Bad

“Thou Shalt Not Kill” — Meat Eating is Bad

Meat-eating is bad for many reasons. For health reasons: "The inherent cholesterol, toxins, uric acid, high bacteria count, general indigestibility, and lack of fiber in the flesh of an animal…

Harvard, SDS, drugs, Skinner, James. Then what?

Harvard, SDS, drugs, Skinner, James. Then what?

Having just spent four disappointing years at the Exeter Academy, in New Hampshire, I was enjoying a new freedom at Harvard. I could choose my own courses, make new friends,…

Nut-and-Raisin Halava

Nut-and-Raisin Halava

Preparing and eating these foods for our own pleasure is not the same as preparing and offering them to Lord Krsna for His pleasure, because food that's material when unconnected…

OX Power

OX Power

He stands five feet high, eight feet long, and weighs three hundred pounds more than a ton. His name is Bharata, after a pure devotee of Lord Krsna, but because…

The Philosophy of Dr. Frog

The Philosophy of Dr. Frog

There was once a community of frogs living in a well. They knew nothing of the outside world. Then one day a young frog leapt out of the well. He…

Pure Love Through Transcendental Sound

Pure Love Through Transcendental Sound

One can extricate himself from the bonds of material life by hearing and chanting transcendental sounds. The common, unenlightened person is in a sleeplike state, oblivious of his real nature…

Now His Art Has Meaning

Now His Art Has Meaning

Now Bhaktisiddhanta dasa has no time for the meaningless art of the commercialized West. From his headquarters in Mayapur, he oversees teams of sculptors, painters, and craftsmen as they erect…

The Self And Its Bodies

The Self And Its Bodies

As a sleeping person acts according to the body manifested in his and accepts it to be himself, so one identifies with his present body, which he acquired because of…

Khicari — A Poor Man’s Feast Fit for a King

Khicari — A Poor Man’s Feast Fit for a King

"A poor man's feast fit for a king." That's what Srila Prabhupada called the meal in this photograph—khicari, fried potatoes, yogurt, and fresh fruit.…

George Harrison: “Prabhupada Was The Perfect Example”

George Harrison: “Prabhupada Was The Perfect Example”

"There's nothing better than having been chanting and dancing, or just sitting and talking philosophy, and then suddenly the devotees bring out the prasadam. It's a blessing from Krsna, and…

A Call to Spiritual Life

A Call to Spiritual Life

The Krsna consciousness movement is gradually spreading all over the world, but it is a little difficult to understand the purport of this movement because it is completely on the…

Krishna Consciousness in Canada

Krishna Consciousness in Canada

As in all Hare Krsna temples, the devotees in Canada begin the day at 4:30 in the morning with a formal arati ceremony. Accompanying themselves on drums and hand cymbals,…

Sweet Rice: Good Enough to Steal

Sweet Rice: Good Enough to Steal

If you've ever been to a Sunday Love Feast at a Hare Krsna temple, it's more than likely that you've tasted sweet rice—that cool, thick, milky dessert with rice in…

Condolences for Jayananda Prabhu

Condolences for Jayananda Prabhu

Four days after his thirty-eighth birthday, Srila Prabhupada's very dear disciple Jayananda dasa passed away in his quarters at the Los Angeles Temple complex (New Dvaraka). For the last few…