The Krsna consciousness movement is now being increasingly recognized throughout the world as a spiritual force of great potency, purity and importance to human society.
Srila Prabhupada arrived in America–Boston, Massachusetts–twenty years ago this month aboard the steamship Jaladuta, with only a few dollars and a trunk of books.
The chanting of Hare Krsna was brought to the Western world by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, a pure devotee and a completely self-realized spiritual master authorized to teach this genuine process of spiritual awakening.
Although Lord Krsna is the original person and the oldest of all. He is always in the fresh bloom of youth, enjoying affectionate dealings with His devotees, whom He attracts with His unparalleled beauty and enchanting personality.
Back to Godhead is the monthly journal of ISKCON. It was founded in 1944 by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Srila Prabhupada is a pure devotee of Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and therefore there is no other topic in Back to Godhead except Krsna.
Ratha-yatra and other Indian festivals are now celebrated in the West as a result of the Hare Krsna movement’s efforts to unite India’s spiritual culture with the West ‘s technological know-how.
I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, who is adept at playing on His flute. His beautiful eyes are like lotus petals, and His head is bedecked with peacock feathers.
How Krsna came to Udupi. The amazing life of Madhva.
Back to Godhead Magazine — Special Issue: “Krishna Consciousness in India”
When the Supreme Personality of Godhead appeared before Bali Maharaja as a dwarf brahmana, He begged Bali for three steps of land. To Bali, who ruled a vast empire, this seemed like surprisingly little to ask for.
As a child, Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, almost daily fulfilled His promise that He would always protect His devotees.
Lord Jaganatha please be visible to me. Indeed, You alone know Yourself by Your own potencies, O origin of all, Lord of all beings, God of gods, O Supreme Person, Lord of the universe!
Five thousand years ago, on the sacred Kuruksetra plain in northern India, Arjuna leads his army into battle against the Kurus.
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The Liberation of Balvada. Balvada, a powerful and mischievous demon who used to persecute great saints and sages, was killed by Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Krsna,
By the time this issue of Back to Godhead is released, our 33-1/3 LP album of chanting should be on sale in various parts of the city. The record features our regular Kirtan, as well as some mantra sung by Swami Bhaktivedanta.
BACK TO GODHEAD is the monthly journal of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. When Srila Prabhupada began the Society (in New York City, in 1966), he put into writing the purposes he wanted it to achieve.
Radha and Krsna enjoy loving pastimes in the spiritual realm Goloka. The exchanges between Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and Radha, the embodiment of pure devotion to Him, are eternal and full of bliss and knowledge.
The International Society For Krishna Consciousness was incorporated in July, 1966. Over a short four months the Society has expanded sufficiently to warrant larger quarters than the small Second Avenue storefront temple.