When Krsna comes He shows us His Vrndavana pastimes and invites us: “You can dance with Me also. You can play with Me just like the cowherd boys. And I shall give you protection.”
One has only to learn of devotional service in the approved manner, no one has to change his position of worldly life. The process of submissive hearing will help one in every way. That will inject the powerful medicine for curing one’s material diseases.
All mantras and all processes for self-realization are compressed into the Hare Krsna maha-mantra. O Supreme Personality of Godhead, in Your holy name You have invested all Your transcendental energies.
At 4:30 am Los Angeles Hare Krishna Temple resounds with drums and cymbals as four hundred men, women, and children, wearing bright dhotis and saris sing the holy names of God and dance before the Deity.
There is a missing link. Only once from a monkey, man came.” What is this nonsense? Do we have to believe this? Does it make any sense? But because Mr. Darwin is speaking we are expected to accept it.
“Festival of India” is a dramatic presentation of ISKCON’s cultural and philosophical heritage. Exhibits on vegetarian cooking, reincarnation, spiritual education, and karma—to name a few—attract thousands.
Television cameras zoom in as the young athlete thrusts his arms upwards in triumph. Perspiration mixes with tears, and thousands roar with appreciation. The atmosphere is surcharged, and time itself seems to pause in honor of the jubilant occasion.
We have been forced to think about nuclear war. Our leaders have tried to convince us that there is really nothing to worry about, because they have this wonderful materialistic formula that prevents nuclear war by making it too horrible.
If both plants and animals have souls, then why is it that we cannot offer meat to Krsna? Why is one sinful and the other not?
The family meal has hardly survived in our suburban lives. Dad now leaves home early to the office, a communal breakfast is out of the question. As for dinner . . . well, the kids aren’t hungry anyway.
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. They are as follows: 1. To systematically propagate spiritual knowledge to society at large and to educate all […]