Apr 262017
 

Friday, 14thMay 1971 Srila Prabhupada sat in the tiny temple room, surrounded by his new disciples in front of the Deities of Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha. Srila Prabhupada had his reasons for bringing Radha and Krsna to Australia — some of them apparent, others so deep that perhaps only he and Radha and Krsna could […more]

Apr 262017
 
Carta a Sucandra: Kṛṣṇa es Dios y Jesucristo es el hijo de Dios

A Sucandra 8 diciembre 1969, Londres Mi querido Sucandra Por favor acepta mis bendiciones. He recibido tu carta con fecha 3 de diciembre de 1969, y estoy muy alegre por saber que estás teniendo sentimientos muy fuertes por Jesucristo. Mencionas el carácter ejemplar del Señor Jesucristo al sacrificar todo por Dios. Este ejemplo debe ser […more]

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Apr 262017
 
Finding a Genuine Guru

Saw this nice post in my mailbox this morning courtesy of my friend Padmapani Prabhu over at  Prabhupada Connect and thought we would share it with all of you.  The photo is by Mathuranath Prabhu I believe. Finding a Genuine Guru Excerpted from Science of Self Realization Chapter 2 Reporter: Have you ever had people come to […more]

 Posted by on 26 April 2017 at 01:00:44 AST
Apr 262017
 
Lecture CC Madhya 06.154 - Gorakhpur, by Srila Prabhupada

Prabhupāda: So English is all right? Haṁsadūta: Yes. (laughs) Prabhupāda: Caitanya Mahāprabhu is quoting from Viṣṇu Purāṇa. As I have told you the other day, there are eighteen purāṇas: sattvika-purāṇa, rājasika-purāṇa, and tamasika-purāṇa. The whole scheme of Vedic culture is to reclaim all fallen conditioned souls to the platform of transcendental realization. That is the […more]

 Posted by on 26 April 2017 at 01:00:35 AST
Apr 262017
 
Cc. Madhya 6.154 - El regalo especial de Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Clase de Su Divina Gracia A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 6.154 Prabhupāda: ¿Entonces inglés está bien? Haṁsadūta: Sí. [Risas] Prabhupāda: Caitanya Mahāprabhu está citando del Viṣṇu Purāṇa. Como les he dicho el otro día, hay dieciocho purāṇas: sattvika-purāṇa, rājasika-purāṇa y tamasika-purāṇa. Todo el sistema de la cultura védica está para rescatar a todas […more]

 Posted by on 26 April 2017 at 01:00:35 AST
Apr 262017
 
Books by Radhanath Swami and Vrinda Sheth Win Independent Publishing Awards

(Vrinda Sheth (right) and her mother Annapurna Dasi with their book Shadows of the Sun Dynasty) Two ISKCON authors have won in their categories at the Independent Book Publishers Benjamin Franklin Awards this year, which received nearly 1,400 entries published during the 2016 calendar year. Over 150 librarians, booksellers, and design and editorial experts judged […more]

 Posted by on 26 April 2017 at 01:00:15 AST
Apr 262017
 
Willing and Able

“Swami Bhaktivedanta came to the USA and went swiftly to the archetype spiritual neighborhood, the New York Lower East Side, and installed intact an ancient, perfectly preserved piece of street India.” (Allen Ginsberg) Various leadership responsibilities, whether manager, mother or mentor, offer us the privileged opportunity in assisting people to excel. Though the most rewarding […more]

 Posted by on 26 April 2017 at 01:00:13 AST
Apr 262017
 
Letter to Sucandra written from London, by Srila Prabhupada

Tridandi Goswami A.C. BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI Founder-Acharya: International Society For Krishna Consciousness 7, Bury Place London, WC 1 ENGLAND December 8, 1969 My Dear Suchandra, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 3rd, 1969, and I am very glad to learn that you are feeling very strongly for Jesus […more]

 Posted by on 26 April 2017 at 01:00:12 AST
Apr 252017
 

Prabhupada said, “Politician means ‘pick-pocket’; tell the people whatever they want to hear to get elected and then pick their pocket because they know that in two to four years they could be out of office. Therefore, they grab all the money they can in the meantime.” Amarendra: I was a political radical before I […more]

Apr 252017
 

Thursday, 13thMay 1971 Early in the morning, around 1.30am, Bali-mardana awoke to hear Srila Prabhupada ringing his bell. Running into the room, he found Prabhupada sitting behind a small bookstand, his large volume of Srimad-Bhagavatam open in front of him. The whole room was dark, save for the light of the desk lamp. Bali-mardana: Srila […more]