Rasa Lila dance on the cover of Back to Godhead Magazine 1970
As long as we have the desire for material sense gratification or the desire for material liberation there is no possibility of developing transcendental bliss in Krsna consciousness.
In the Fourth Chapter of Bhagavad-gita Krsna explains two main topics to his disciple Arjuna: the first has to do with the nature and activities of the Lord, and the second has to do with the activities of the living entity.
The true guru is the person who says that Krsna, God, is our true friend. He does not pose himself as God or tell us that we can become God.
When will I have eyes to see you And to concentrate my attention on you? Your Divine Grace, our very lives Are dependent on your mercy.
The pictures on these pages show devotees in Detroit engaged in spreading the rays of the benediction moon of the holy name by chanting Hare Krsna.
Even a quick reading of the Bible will show that sankirtana was very much present indeed amongst the ancient Jews and early Christians and that it was certainly stressed by one of the Bible’s major figures—David.
ISKCON International in Photos
Kali-yuga is a fallen age, the age of hypocrisy and quarrel. In Kali-yuga the basic principles of religion are abandoned, the government is ruled by the lowest class of men, and society lives on the basis of animal life.
O Prabhupada, When will flowers of my devotion bloom And be worthy to place As an offering before thee?
On the occasion of the appearance day of Lord Caitanya, thousands of Britishers heard the joyous vibration of Hare Krsna, the glorification of God’s holy name.