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Haridasa Thakura and the Prostitute

February 11th, 2017 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

She exposed her body to his view and said, "You are so beautifully built. What woman could control her mind after seeing you? I want to be united with you."


The Prabhupada Story Part 8

January 28th, 2017 | by the-editors

Living alone and practicing yoga for your benefit that is nice. But if you want to help others by spreading Krishna consciousness, that is far better


The Prabhupada Story–Part 7

January 23rd, 2017 | by the-editors

Srila Prabhupada could have safely lived out his days in Vrindavana in India but he had chosen strenuous international preaching instead


The Prabhupada Story–Part 4

January 22nd, 2017 | by the-editors

With great difficulty I got out of India so I could spread Krishna consciousness all over the world. I wanted to start in India, but I was not encouraged


The Prabhupada Story–Part 3

January 21st, 2017 | by the-editors

Srila Prabhupada did not wait idly for the success predicted in his old age to arrive. He worked throughout his life to fulfill his guru's words


The Prabhupada Story–Part 2

January 19th, 2017 | by the-editors

Prabhupada was neither enamored by western education nor ambitious for scholastic achievement. He was thinking about something philosophical or devotional


Krishna Consciousness–The Yoga for the Modern Age

December 4th, 2016 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Nowadays, we find yoga being taught in numerous courses and touted in mass-market books as a means to achieve health, lose weight, develop mental powers over others, achieve success in making money, or increase sexual potency. But real yoga is something entirely different


Matchless Gifts

November 5th, 2016 | by hayagriva-dasa

Like many New Yorkers, we had been reading books on Eastern philosophy, burning candles and incense and taking ganja, peyote and LSD as aids to meditation


The King of Education

October 23rd, 2016 | by Madhudvisa dasa

All educational institutions are only imparting knowledge concerned with the material body. It's all knowledge meant for fulfilling animal instincts only


The Spiritual World

October 22nd, 2016 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

This material world is only reflection. Real life, real variety, real beauty, real knowledge, everything in reality is there in the spiritual world.


Christ and Krishna – the Name is the Same

October 21st, 2016 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

When an Indian person calls on Krishna, he often says, Krsta. When Jesus said, "Our Father who art in heaven hallowed be Thy name," the name of God was Krsta or Krishna


Must All Devotees Live in the Temple?

October 10th, 2016 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Wherever you remain it doesn't matter. I saw my Guru Maharaja not more than ten days in my life but I followed his instruction. I never lived in the temple



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