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Honor Among Thieves

Honor Among Thieves

A "briefing book" drawn up to help President Carter prepare for his 1980 campaign debate with Ronald Reagan allegedly found its way to the opposing camp. …

Back To Godhead October 1983 PDF Download

Back To Godhead October 1983 PDF Download

As a child in Vrndavana, India, Krsna used to steal freshly churned butter from pots stored in His neighbors' houses. During the month of Karttika Krsna's devotees especially like to…

An Indian Saint in America

An Indian Saint in America

Bhaktivedanta Swami was the inheritor of a revitalized Caitanyaite tradition as it came down from Bhaktivinoda and Bhaktisiddhanta. He was born in Calcutta in 1896 and received an English education…

Which Way Home for the Wandering Soul?

Which Way Home for the Wandering Soul?

Everyone is related to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, just as a son is always related to his father. That relationship cannot be broken at any stage. But sometimes it…

How I Came to Krsna Consciousness

How I Came to Krsna Consciousness

I grew up in Connecticut in the fifties and sixties. Always "the observer," dissatisfied with the status quo, I saw my parents' lifestyle as boring and futile. They had to…

If the Hare Krsna Movement Is a Cult, I’m Out of a Job!

If the Hare Krsna Movement Is a Cult, I’m Out of a Job!

Sometimes people accuse the Hare Krsna movement of being a new cult. We find that both sad and humorous down at the Journal of Vedic Heritage. That's the monthly newspaper…

Dream and Reality

I had a dream. I was traveling, trying to reach some distant destination, but I kept being delayed. My airplane arrived at the first stop on time, but when I…

On Deprogramming — Letters

I was advised to have my daughter deprogrammed. I read up on deprogramming and its ramifications. I also felt my daughter had and has freedom of choice, freedom of religious…

Rainmakers, Big and Small

Rainmakers, Big and Small

During a bad drought in California a few years ago, one scientifically-minded politician proposed towing in icebergs from the Arctic. In the meantime rain mercifully came.…

CHANT Hare Krishna!

CHANT Hare Krishna!

Krsna means "the all-attractive one," and Rama means "the all-pleasing one," and Hare is an address to the Lord's devotional energy. So the maha-mantra means, "O all-attractive, all-pleasing Lord, O…

Kentucky Fried Chickpeas

Kentucky Fried Chickpeas

Chickpeas are a good source of protein and iron, as well as fiber, vitamins A and b6, riboflavin, thiamin, niacin, calcium, phosphorous, sodium, and potassium. But the best thing about…

In Pursuit of the Highest Truth

In Pursuit of the Highest Truth

The Highest Truth: When you reach it, will you see a burning bush, a pillar of fire, or a person with unlimited, all-attractive qualities?…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

It is a scientific fact. Our science is perfect, because we are receiving knowledge from the perfect source, Krsna. And modern so-called science is imperfect, because the scientists' knowledge is…

Los Angeles Chariot Festival Draws 250,000

Los Angeles Chariot Festival Draws 250,000

Following a religious tradition observed for thousands of years in Jagannatha Puri, India, the devotees of the Hare Krsna temple here celebrated their seventh annual Ratha-yatra Chariot Festival recently.…