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‘Shri Krishna’ The Supreme ‘Vedantist’

Each and every letter of the Vedanta Philosophy is a symbolic representation of transcendental sound represented by the symbol of 'Omkar' and as such Vedanta Philosophy has to be learnt…

Progressive Ambition (and unsatiated Lust)

Every living being is ambitious to have the topmost level of enjoyment in the material world and yet he is always unhappy here. This unhappiness is present in all the…

Hope Against Hope

Persons who seek happiness in the chain of hope against hope by sense gratification try to accumulate wealth by unlawful means. Everything is accumulated unlawfully because everything that we have…

The Logic of the Unlimited — The Brain Behind the Creation

The Logic of the Unlimited — The Brain Behind the Creation

Modern scientists say there is no brain behind the creation. How foolish they are. If we see a painting, we would not say, "There is no brain behind this artistic…

How to go Back To Godhead

One who desires to go back to one's eternal home and back to Godhead may adopt the following recognised and authoritative devotional activities in order to train oneself to be…

Nationalism of Pure Consciousness

The impure consciousness of nationalism has kept all the big heads of world nations always active for an adjustment of everyone's national interest. They have now made a united nation's…

Where is Godhead? Is it possible to see Him?

Irresponsible people ask, Where is God? Can you show me? If for attaining a temporary false sense of liberty in this material world so much labour and sacrifice have…

Srila Prabhupada and poet Allen Ginsberg—Conversations

Allen Ginsberg has just flown in from Louisville, Kentucky and is concluding a long tour of college poetry readings before retiring to his upstate New York farm.…

A Less-Than-Doggish Civilization

A Less-Than-Doggish Civilization

Where is that civilization? The mother is killing the child in the womb. Is that civilization? Where is their civilization? It is a less-than-doggish civilization. …

Misdeeds of the Miscreant (Bhagavad-gita 16.4-5)

The possessions of the Atheist are vanity, pride, false-sense, anger, rudeness and ignorance. Know it from Me that the Godly possessions are leading to liberation while the possessions of the…

The Lowest of the Mankind (from Bhagavad-gita)

(continued from the last issue) (In Devanagari:) na mam duskrtino mudhah prapadyante naradhamah mayayapahrta-jnana asuram bhavam asritah Wordings Na, Mam, Duskritino, Mudha, Prapadyante, Naradhama, Maoya, Apahrita, Jnana, Ashuram, Bhabam, Ashrita.…

On Service, the Soul, and the Supreme

On Service, the Soul, and the Supreme

Real devotional service begins when one understands, "Because God is so great, I should serve Him. Why am I uselessly rendering service to this world? Why not render service to…

Who is a ‘Sadhu’?

The Sanskrit word 'Sadhu' is translated into English by the word 'mendicant' and very rarely with another word 'Sage'. But 'Sadhu' is differently meant in the revealed scriptures like Srimad…

Karmayoga of Bhagwat Geeta

Arjuna said, Oh Krishna, you have said about renunciation of works, and again you are putting in doubt about works without attachment. Please let me know certainly as to which…

Solution of Present Crisisses By Bhagwat Geeta

The crissises that we are now confronted with, are all man made creations. It is mistake to adduce the responsibility of such undesired crissises to Almighty God. He does not…

Bhagavad-gita: A Great Book, East and West

The Bhagavad-gita educates us about the self beyond the body. Whether Eastern or Western, black or white, male or female, the body is an external covering of the real self,…

The Senses: Gratification or Purification?

The Senses: Gratification or Purification?

It is not God's plan that you suffer; you suffer because you violate God's laws. He is controlling everything, but He has given you minute independence: you can either follow…

Sri Ishopanishad

Sri Ishopanishad

The Abode of Krishna is the land of touchstone, of which the houses are built, shaded by desire trees. The Lord is engaged there in herding the surabhi cows, and…

Seeking the Right Thing in the Wrong Place

Seeking the Right Thing in the Wrong Place

Because people have forgotten Krsna, the reservoir of pleasure, they're trying to find pleasure in things other than Krsna. Therefore they are becoming frustrated. They do not know that unless…

The Operator of the Universal Machine

The Operator of the Universal Machine

The atheist says there is no God, no operator of this big universal machine. But has the atheist any experience of a machine working without an operator?…