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Placing Our Love in Krsna

Placing Our Love in Krsna

Our program is to worship Govinda, the original person, with love and devotion. This is Krsna consciousness. We are teaching people to love Krsna. That's all.…

The Saga of Lord Rama

ISKCON Television shot a video of Lord Rama's pastimes. Under the direction of Nrsimhananda dasa ITV staged an all-devotee Ramayana at the Hare Krsna movement's New Vrindaban farm community in…

“The Ghost in the Machine” — Science

“The Ghost in the Machine” — Science

The prevailing view among modern scientists is that a human being is in essence a complex machine. According to this view, our life and consciousness have their source in the…

A Refuge For The Hippies — The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

A Refuge For The Hippies — The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada had come to San Francisco as the hippie movement was reaching its height. He found his small temple on Frederick Street, in the heart of the Haight-Ashbury district…

You Don’t Need a Guru—or Do You?

You Don’t Need a Guru—or Do You?

We'd rather be in the position of teacher than that of student. Submission to a teacher implies an admission that I need instruction and guidance. And this is humbling. Most…

Ticket to a World Without Death

Ticket to a World Without Death

If TWA were selling tickets for a flight to a newly discovered planet where no one grew old, no one suffered disease, and no one ever died, who wouldn't want…

The Religion Beyond All Religions

The Religion Beyond All Religions

The perfect socio-religious system is explained by Lord Krsna in Bhagavad-gita. (This system differs from the prejudicial system of caste by birth.)…

Exposing the Cult of Artificial Intelligence

Exposing the Cult of Artificial Intelligence

Since behind the logic of artificial intelligence there must be a programmer, a director, what is the sense in saying that behind the logic of natural intelligence there is no…

The Arts and Krishna

The Arts and Krishna

When I met devotees of Lord Krsna for the first time, in 1969, I still believed that art could change the world without recourse to transcendent realities. …

Srila Prabhupada: A Child Sent by Krishna

Srila Prabhupada: A Child Sent by Krishna

An astrologer did a horoscope for the child, and the family was made jubilant by the auspicious reading. The astrologer made a specific prediction: When this child reached the age…

Sailing in the Hawaiian Islands Back to Godhead

Sailing in the Hawaiian Islands Back to Godhead

Why did ISKCON need a boat? "The founders of this movement wanted to distribute love of God to every town and village," Narahari said. "In other areas our members go…

NASA’s Space Shuttle — A Small Step for Mankind

NASA’s Space Shuttle — A Small Step for Mankind

The most advanced spacecraft ever built, the orbiter Columbia, rose from the launching pad at Cape Canaveral last April 12 and propelled the United States back into the space race.…

Abortion and the Language of Unconsciousness

Abortion and the Language of Unconsciousness

"Political language," wrote Orwell, "is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable." But neither Orwell's essay nor the popularization of his lesson in Holocaust seems to have deterred…

Humility by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Humility by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Traveling from place to place, Proud of my education, I grew wealthy and maintained my family With undivided attention. O Lord Hari, O Krsna, I forgot You!…

Bhakti, Devotion—The Highest Yoga

Bhakti, Devotion—The Highest Yoga

Here it is clearly stated that out of all the different kinds of yogis-—the astanga-yogi, the hatha-yogi, the jnana-yogi, the karma-yogi, and the bhakti-yogi—the bhakti-yogi is on the highest platform…

The Departure 1967 — The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

The Departure 1967 — The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

The temple at 26 2nd Ave was thriving, but now it was time to break new ground. The most fertile field was San Francisco's Haight-Ashhurv, where the cultural revolution that…

Marco Ferrini — Italian Master Designer

Marco Ferrini — Italian Master Designer

At the end of each day, after trading in his Gucci suit for a simple cotton dhoti, Marco spends the evening hours chanting Hare Krsna on beads, reading Bhagavad-gita, and…

Waves of Ecstasy in California

Waves of Ecstasy in California

Srila Prabhupada had planted the seed of Krsna consciousness in the fertile ground of New York's Lower East Side and seen it take root and flourish. But when he came…

The Nectar of the Holy Name of Krishna

The Nectar of the Holy Name of Krishna

I do not know how much nectar the two syllables 'Krs-na' have produced. When the holy name of Krsna, is chanted, it appears to dance within the mouth. We then…

The East Village — The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

The East Village — The Biography of Srila Prabhupada

Since he started the public chanting of Hare Krsna in Washington Square Park, in the heart of Greenwich Village, Srila Prabhupada had been sending out small "parades" of devotees, chanting…