Back to Godhead is about Krsna (pronounced “Krishna”), the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Krsna is a Sanskrit word meaning God, the All-Attractive. Our magazine is intended to bring a revival of God consciousness to people of modern civilization, most of whom have forgotten what God is or who think God to be dead, impersonal or […]
When Lord Jesus Christ presented himself he was greatly afflicted by the miserable conditions of the people. Regardless of which country or sect they belong to, all devotees are compassionate.
It is by intelligence that I can understand that this body is not me. I may say, “My hand, my head, my arm,” but the use of the possessive pronoun indicates that these are my possessions and that I am situated apart from them.
Arriving at the ocean shoreline, They offered the Purusa-sukta prayer. No response from Ksirodakasayi-Visnu Caused Brahma to sit in meditation there.
I want to talk of the real guide, the pure devotee of God who showers unlimited love and mercy upon all living entities because he is the dearmost representative of God.
How can you attain Krsna consciousness it in one second? “It is simply a matter of surrender. It is like a creeper; as soon as you sow the seed, it begins to grow. The watering of the seed is hearing, and gradually the creeper fructifies. It begins as soon as you accept it.”
A devotee is in an advantageous position at the time of death. If he is advanced on the spiritual path, he will go to Krsna, and if he is not so advanced, he will take an auspicious birth and have the opportunity to continue developing his Krsna consciousness.
The idea that the earth is unable to provide sufficient resources to keep up with an increasing world population fails to give proper credit to the laws of nature. By nature's laws there is already sufficient food and shelter provided for all creatures.
Inquiry is natural for a human being because of his developed consciousness. To answer the sincere inquirer, the books of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada describe the science of the Absolute Truth.
Having seen many false things in my life as a Catholic and as a priest, I wanted to be sure that what I saw was genuine. I came to the temple not so much for curiosity as for the purpose of learning something of the secret of the joy and peace I saw in the eyes of those devoted to Krsna.
We take it for granted that you are one of us in Vrndavana. We are sure that wherever you travel you must carry with you the impression of Sri Vrndavana-dhama. In other words, the culture, religion, philosophy and transcendental existence of Sri Vrndavana-dhama travel with you.
Mr. Susskind: A particularly colorful group, often seen dancing and chanting in the major cities of this country—New York and Chicago and Detroit and Pittsburgh—is called the Hare Krsna movement. Because their names are extremely difficult to pronounce, I’m going to ask my guests to introduce themselves. What is your name? Rupanuga: My name is […]