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The Cobbler & The Brahmana

March 4th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

There is a story of Narada Muni who was once asked by a brahmana: “You are going to meet the Lord? Please ask Him when I’m going to get my salvation?”


The Sparrow Who Conquered The Ocean

March 3rd, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

As for determination one should follow the example of the sparrow who lost her eggs in the ocean. The sparrow asked the ocean to return her eggs


The Boatman & The Technology Student

February 21st, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The student was asking the boatman, “Do you know what are the stars?” The boatman said, "Sir, we are ordinary boatman. What do we know about these stars?"


The Old Woman in the Woods

February 20th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

An old woman had to collect wood from the forest. So one day she was praying to God, that “Kindly help me. I am in very poverty-stricken.”


The Roads of the Foolish and the Wise

February 17th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Despite being looked after well by the father, the fool still disobeys him. One is foolish and low on the human scale if he persists in being punished


Life’s Only Goal

February 16th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Visnu is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the goal of everything. Doing everything for His satisfaction is the way to liberation from the cycle of karma.


From Folly to Defeat

February 15th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The dog is thinking, ‘I am this body,’ and the cat is also thinking, ‘I am this body.’ So if a human being thinks like that, then he remains in ignorance


Honoring the Pure Devotee

January 1st, 2015 | by padmapani-das

As news reports from around the world become increasingly disturbing, it's quite natural to wonder just where the joy of life has gone for so many people.


The Richest Frog in the World

December 22nd, 2014 | by madhusudhan-rs

A story told by Bhaktisiddanta Saraswati illustrating how one can become proud of a little material opulence and lose perspective of the reality of life


Aerosmith Gets A Book

December 14th, 2014 | by irm

Steven Tyler, lead singer with the big rock band Aerosmith had just walked past us. I nipped over and gave him a book. He seemed to appreciate it


WATER — This Taste is Krishna!

October 1st, 2014 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

O Arjuna, I am the taste of water, the light of the sun and moon, the syllable om in the Vedic mantras. I am the sound in ether and ability in man



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