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Haridasa Thakura and the Prostitute

October 10th, 2021 | 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

September 27th, 2021 | 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

September 24th, 2021 | 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

September 24th, 2021 | 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

September 23rd, 2021 | 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

September 22nd, 2021 | by the-editors

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


Srila Prabhupada: A Brief Biography

September 19th, 2021 | by bbt

In the last ten years of his life Prabhupada circled the globe twelve times on lecture tours. In spite of such a vigorous schedule he wrote prolifically.


Krishna Consciousness–The Yoga for the Modern Age

June 19th, 2021 | 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

June 4th, 2021 | 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

May 28th, 2021 | 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

May 28th, 2021 | 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

May 27th, 2021 | 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?

May 22nd, 2021 | 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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