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Our Only Business is to Satisfy Krishna Some way or other (June 26, 2016):
"Whatever business you may have, it doesn't matter. Whatever talent you have got, it doesn't matter. If you can utilize that talent for Krishna's satisfaction, then your life is successful."

My Guru Maharaj is Great Srila Prabhupada honors his Guru (June 25, 2016):
"You have written so many nice things in praise of me but I think that my Guru Maharaj is great. I am not great he is great. So sometimes by the association of the great one appears great."

I Cannot Repay Your Sincere Service Srila Prabhupada's gratitude (June 24):
"You are doing so much for fulfilling the desire of my Spiritual Master so you are indirectly the representative of my Guru Maharaja. He has been helping me in this matter by sending so many young boys and girls, otherwise who would help me in this mission while I came here empty handed and without any friend."

Announcing The Vaisnava Journal in PDF A link to our past (June 23):
"I wish to announce that The Vaisnava Journal from the 1980s is now available in PDF online. The Vaisnava Journal was created to help devotees work through our differences in a respectful and co-operative manner with the aim of preserving the loving mood in our spiritual family after the physical departure of His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada. Although only five issues were printed and distributed over the next two-and-a-half years, the magazine was popular and well received by many leaders, members and friends of ISKCON." (Click on photo to open each issue.)

Personally, I am a Nonentity Srila Prabhupada's humility (June 22, 2016):
"Personally, I am a nonentity; I have come here on the order of my Spiritual Master, and He has kindly sent all you boys (and girls) to assist me. So whatever is being done, there is no credit for me, but all the credit goes to my spiritual master, because He has arranged everything, and I am simply to abide by His order."

Ready to Come Back from Goloka Vrindaban (June 21, 2016):
"So far as I am concerned, in relationship with my disciples who are so kindly cooperating with me in the matter of my rendering service to my Spiritual Master, for them I am always ready to come back from Goloka Vrindaban, if they are not delivered along with me."

According to Your Individual Capacity However best you are able (June 20):
"You have got now the golden opportunity of this human form of life, and it is not accident that you have got your spiritual master, so take advantage by following always in his footsteps and very quickly you will attain the supreme perfection of your life."

Everyone Should Try His Best The only qualification for advancing (June 19):
"So I am very much pleased that you are doing your job very nicely. Everyone should try his best to do his part depending on Krishna and Spiritual Master, then all success is there."

Radha-Krishna Temple, Haight-Ashbury, 1967 (Map) (June 18, 2016):
"Srila Prabhupada and his early band of disciples played an intrinsic part in the spiritual and cultural revolution of America in the 1960s. Both in the Lower East Side of New York in 1966 and in the Haight-Ashbury of San Francisco in 1967, Prabhupada was there preaching the sublime message of Krishna consciousness."

Srila Prabhupada in San Francisco, 1967 (Video) (June 18, 2016):
"We were of course delighted and could immediately see that we had made the right choice once we saw Prabhupada. He seemed to light up the whole room. We couldn't take our eyes off of him."

Haight-Ashbury, 1967 (Poem) Where it was most needed (June 18, 2016):
"It was the darkest of darkness/ the flower childrens' dreams/ hallucinated hopes, LSD-gods, aimless, lost chemically-induced lovers/ Then unexpected, uninvited, Swamiji entered."

Bhagavad Gita As It Is, 1968 Collier Macmillan edition (June 17, 2016):
"He adorned a storefront as his ashram and adored Krishna therein and by patience and good humor, singing, chanting and expounding Sanskrit terminology day by day established Krishna consciousness in the psychedelic (mind-manifesting) center of America East ... To choose to attend to the Lower East Side, what kindness and humility and intelligence!"

The Happening Album -- Back Cover The first Hare Krishna LP (June 16):
"This Transcendental Sound Vibration is called Bhaktiyoga, or the Yoga of Ecstacy. It is easy and can be practiced by anyone. Simply sit down, RELAX, and LISTEN! Listen carefully and gradually you will begin to feel like singing too. SING! As you sing, you will feel like dancing. Dance! Do the 'Dance of Ecstacy.' Anyone can. There is no question of learning it. You already know it! Simply raise your arms over your head and dance."

Something's Happening Here Down memory lane with Swarup Das (June 16):
"When I was still living at home and visiting the temple every chance I got, I had gone into my neighborhood 'head shop' one evening and in a little cardboard box there were a bunch of albums that were kind of offbeat. One was of hundreds of Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting and making strange sounds with their vocal chords (some of them could make three different sounds at once) and among those esoteric LPs was the original Happening Album."

Enthusiastic Persons Achieve the Goddess of Fortune (June 15, 2016):
"There is a proverb in Sanskrit literature that enthusiastic persons achieve the Goddess of Fortune. In the Western part of the world there is tangible example of this slogan. People in this part of the world are very much enthusiastic in material advancement and they have got it."

Whatever You Have Done -- I Forgive You By Swarup Das (June 14, 2016):
"Just as Prabhupada was about to begin there was some commotion at the door. Yamunacharya was there and he didn’t want to come inside and sit down. He was feeling very low and fallen because that morning he had snuck a cigarette. He didn’t feel worthy of joining his godbrothers and sisters and just wanted to stand outside the door and listen."

Keeping the Acarya in the Centre Srila Prabhupada ki jaya! (June 13, 2016):
"I wish that each and every Branch shall keep their separate identity and cooperate keeping the Acarya in the centre."

Hare Krishna Tree Plaque Tompkins Square Park, New York City (June 12):
"On October 9, 1966, Prabhupada and his followers sat beneath this tree and held the first outdoor chanting session outside of India. Participants chanted for two hours as they danced and played cymbals, tambourines, and other percussive instruments; the event is recognized as the founding of the Hare Krishna religion in the United States."

The Clue of Going Back to Godhead Humble beginnings (June 11, 2016):
"Believe me or not, I have got the clue of going 'Back to Godhead' just after leaving my present material body and in order to take along with me all my contemporary men and women of the world, I have started my paper 'Back to Godhead' as one means to the way."

Swami's Flock Chants in Park to Find Ecstasy New York Times (June 10):
"Sitting under a tree in a Lower East Side park and occasionally dancing, fifty followers of a Hindu swami repeated a sixteen-word chant for two hours yesterday afternoon to the accompaniment of cymbals, tambourines, sticks, drums, bells, and a small reed organ. Repetition of the chant, Swami A. C. Bhaktivedanta says, is the best way to achieve self-realization in this age of destruction."

Swami Invites the Hippies San Francisco headlines, 1967 (June 9, 2016):
"There's a new dance about to sweep the country called the Swami. It's going to replace the frug, watusi, swim and even the good old barn stomp. Why? Because you can do any old step to it and at the same time find real happiness. You can rid yourself of the illusion that you and your body are inseparable."

Save Earth Now The East Village Other, 1966, by Irving Shusnick (June 8):
"In only three months, the man, Swami A.C. Bhaktivedanta, succeeded in convincing the world's toughest audience - bohemians, acidheads, potheads and hippies - that he knew the Way to God: Turn Off, Sing Out and Fall In. This new brand of holy man, with all due deference to Dr. Leary, has come forth with a brand of 'Consciousness Expansion' that's sweeter than acid, cheaper than pot and non-bustable by fuzz."

Stay High Forever 1966 flyer imploring public to chant Hare Krishna (June 7):
"No More Coming Down. Practice Krishna Consciousness. Expand your consciousness by practicing the transcendental sound vibration: Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare, Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare."

Bhaktivedanta Manor Pancha-Tattva Painting By Saradiya Dasi (June 7):
"It was the summer of 1969. I was cleaning A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada’s apartment on 26 2nd Ave in New York City. His apartment was behind the Radha Krishna Temple, across the small courtyard, up the stairs, and on the second floor. His rooms were small, but functional."

More Glorious than the Sunshine Blissful Srila Prabhupada (June 6, 2016):
"The sun is far above the planetary systems, and there is no possibility of its being covered by any kind of cloud; similarly, when a devotee is purified like the sun, from his pure heart there is a diffusion of ecstatic love which is more glorious than the sunshine."

The Smile of a Pure Devotee Beautiful Srila Prabhupada (June 5, 2016):
"Pure devotees are so absorbed in thought of Krishna that they have no other engagement; although they may seem to think or act otherwise, they are always thinking of Krishna. The smile of such a Krishna conscious person is so attractive that simply by smiling he wins so many admirers, disciples and followers."

Radharani is Very Dear to Krishna Approaching Krishna via Radha (June 4):
"Radharani is hari-priya, very dear to Krishna. So if we approach Krishna through the mercy of Radharani, then it becomes very easy. If Radharani recommends that, 'This devotee is very nice,' then Krishna immediately accepts, however foolish I may be."

Nothing More than Sincerity Anyone can adopt this simple method (June 3):
"Some scholars recommend that knowledge and renunciation are important factors for elevating oneself to devotional service. But actually that is not a fact."

Remembering Vishnujana Swami By Vishnudas (June 2, 2016):
"I met Vishnujana Swami off and on from 1970 to 1976. From the first time I met him to the last, he was always the same, always on a mission, and he was unstoppable. I believe he found his relationship with Krishna in his brief time here on Earth as Srila Prabhupada's dear disciple."

Radha Damodara Traveling Sankirtana Party By Vyasasan das (June 2):
"I had the great fortune to be a part of the Historic RDTSKP in the years 1975-1976. What great and extraordinary personalities did I encounter in that time of my life. There was the legendary Vishnujana Swami who could bring the Hare Krishna revelers to a state of ecstasy with his vibrant and enthusiastic chanting."

For His Holiness Vishnujana Swami By Jahnava dasa (June 2, 2016):
"I offer you my most humble obeisances. I bow down to your lotus feet, to thank you for your complete dedication, advanced talent and service you offered Srila Prabhupada while you were present here in this world."

Remembering Vishnujana Swami By Padmapani das (June 2, 2016):
"In 1976, the devotees chartered a Boeing 747 aircraft to fly to India from America for the annual spring pilgrimage and festival there. Visnujana Swami led the mangala arotika over the intercom system as we flew high over the Atlantic Ocean."

Vishnujana -- the World of Pure Devotion The legend lives on (June 2):
A beautiful website dedicated to our illustrious godbrother, Vishnujana Swami, who inspired so many souls to chant Hare Krishna and be happy: Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare.

Krishna is Very Kind In this endeavor there is no loss or diminution (June 1):
"Krishna is very kind. He does not let go anyone who might have done a little bit of service. So how can He allow you to forget Krishna? You may be dragged by Maya for the time being but by Krishna's Grace that will only have temporary reaction."

The Devotees are Always Kind Infinitely merciful Prabhupada (May 31, 2016):
"Even though a person is rejected by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the devotees of the Lord do not reject him; therefore the Lord's devotees are more merciful than the Lord Himself."

The Test for a Sincere Devotee Serving the Guru in all situations (May 30):
"You are doing solid work, even alone, and I am very pleased. This is the test for a sincere devotee. Simply by depending on the mercy of the Lord and carrying out the order of the spiritual master, ones success in spiritual life is guaranteed. I thank you for your endeavor."

One Should Seek the Mercy Instruction alone is not enough (May 29, 2016):
"Instruction alone cannot make one an expert. Unless one is blessed by the spiritual master, or the acarya, such teachings cannot become fully manifest. Therefore one should seek the mercy of the spiritual master so that the instructions of the spiritual master can develop within oneself."

No Separate Endeavor is Required The ultimate solution (May 28, 2016):
"As fog is vanquished at the first glimpse of sunlight, one's sinful reactions are automatically vanquished as soon as one begins serving a pure devotee; no separate endeavor is required."

More Desirable than Life Itself Separation from Srila Prabhupada (May 27):
"In the Fifth Canto of Brhad-bhagavatamrta (5.44) it is stated that the association of a pure devotee is more desirable than life itself and that in separation from him one cannot even pass a second happily."

Our Whole Philosophy is Love The basic principle of spiritual life (May 26):
"And our whole philosophy is love. We are just trying to learn how to love Krishna, that's all. So without the basic principle of love, these things cannot be conceived."

Everyone's Friend Your ever well-wisher, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami (May 25):
"Krishna is everyone's friend, and the pure devotee is carrying the friend's message. Therefore, he is a friend. If there is a nice friend, and if somebody gives information about that nice friend, he is also a friend."

More Powerful than the Ganges All glories to His Divine Grace (May 24):
"Pure devotees of the Lord are more powerful than the waters of the sacred river Ganges. One can derive spiritual benefit out of prolonged use of the Ganges waters. But one can be sanctified at once by the mercy of a pure devotee of the Lord."

They are Vaikuntha Children The future hope of our society (May 23, 2016):
"These children are given to us by Krishna, they are Vaisnavas and we must be very careful to protect them. These are not ordinary children, they are Vaikuntha children, and we are very fortunate we can give them chance to advance further in Krishna Consciousness. That is very great responsibility, do not neglect it or be confused. Your duty is very clear."

The Rains of Mercy Srila Prabhupada's divine grace (May 22, 2016):
"The spiritual master is the mercy representative of the Lord. Therefore, a person burning in the flames of material existence may receive the rains of mercy of the Lord through the transparent medium of the self-realized spiritual master."

Properly Respecting the Lord's Servants Honoring Prabhupada (May 21):
"The servants of God come to propagate God consciousness, and intelligent people should cooperate with them in every respect. By serving the servant of God, one can please God more than by directly serving the Lord."

Lord Nrsimhadeva's Appearance Day Lecture Nrsimha-caturdasi (May 20):
"Today is the appearance day of Lord Nrsimhadeva. It is called Nrsimha-caturdasi. So this is very instructive struggle between the atheist and the theist. This story of Prahlad Maharaj is eternally true. There is always a struggle between the atheist and the theist. If a person becomes God conscious, Krishna conscious, so he will find many enemies because the world is full of demons."

Nrsimha Prayers with Srila Prabhupada (Video) (May 20, 2016):
"I offer my obeisances to Lord Narasimha, who gives joy to Prahlada Maharaja and whose nails are like chisels on the stonelike chest of the demon Hiranyakasipu."

Nara Hari (Painting) In honor of Lord Nrsimhadeva (May 20, 2016):
"Lord Nrsimha is here and also there. Wherever I go Lord Nrsimha is there. He is in the heart and is outside as well. I surrender to Lord Nrsimha, the origin of all things and the supreme refuge."

Lord Nrsimhadeva Protects His Devotees (Postcard) (May 20, 2016):
"In the Nrsimha Purana, Lord Nrsimhadeva says: 'Anyone who prays unto Me and takes shelter from Me becomes my ward, and I protect him always from all sorts of calamaties.'"

The Devotee of My Devotee According to Lord Sri Krishna (May 19, 2016):
"My dear Partha, one who claims to be My devotee is not so. Only a person who claims to be the devotee of My devotee is actually My devotee."

The Highest Form of Worship According to Lord Shiva (May 18, 2016):
"My dear Parvati, there are different methods of worship, and out of all such methods the worship of the Supreme Person is considered to be the highest. But even higher than the worship of the Lord is the worship of the Lord's devotees."

Personally I am Humble Servant of Krishna Merciful Prabhupada (May 17):
"Personally I am humble servant of Krishna as you are also, but I am deputed to accept your service just to transfer it to Krishna as via media."

The Spiritual Master of the Entire World Jaya Srila Prabhupada! (May 16):
"The true acarya, the spiritual master of the entire world, must be considered an incarnation of Krishna's mercy."

One Must Pass the Test There are no shortcuts in spiritual life (May 15, 2016):
"One must be able to pass the test of the spiritual master, and when he sees the genuine desire of the disciple, he automatically blesses the disciple with genuine spiritual understanding."

Lord Ramacandra's Wife Srimati Sita Devi Appearance Day (May 14, 2016):
"Ravana was an aggressor against Rama because He kidnapped Rama's wife, Sita, but Lord Rama gave him sufficent lessons, unparalleled in the history of the world."

Mother Sita is the Ideal Wife Srimati Sita Devi Appearance (May 14, 2016):
"As Lord Ramacandra is the ideal husband (eka-patni-vrata), mother Sita is the ideal wife. Such a combination makes family life very happy. Yad yad acarati srethas tad tad evetaro janah: whatever example a great man sets, common people follow."

Sita Devi was Kidnapped by Ravana Srimati Sita Devi Appearance (May 14):
"After Lord Rama's departure, Maharaj Dasaratha, His father, died. In the forest His wife, Sitadevi, was kidnapped by Ravana, and there was a great war. When Sitadevi was finally delivered from the clutches of Ravana, Ravana's whole family and kingdom, and Ravana Himself, were vanquished."

Hare Rama and Sita-Rama the Same Thing Sita Devi Appearance (May 14):
"Hare Rama and Sita-Rama the same thing. Hare Krishna Hare Krishna or Hare Rama Hare Rama, there is no difference. This is also Rama-nama: Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare."

Rama and Krishna are Still Present Sita Devi Appearance (May 14, 2016):
"If we chant offenselessly, Rama and Krishna are still present in this age. The kingdom of Rama was immensely popular and beneficial, and the spreading of this Hare Krishna movement can immediately introduce a similar situation, even in this Kali-yuga."

He is Always in the Spiritual Sky Beyond the material cover (May 13, 2016):
"A pure devotee of the Lord does not live on any planet of the material sky, nor does he feel any contact with material elements. His so-called material body does not exist, being surcharged with the spiritual current of the Lord's identical interest, and thus he is permanently freed from all contaminations of the sum total of the mahat-tattva."

Our Society Should Be One Big Loving Family (May 12, 2016):
"Our Society is like one big family and all our relationships should be based on love and trust."

Exchange of Flowers (Video) Prabhupada lovingly reciprocates (May 12):
"The exchange of flowers that started in Los Angeles after Prabhupada came back from his morning walk was just one of the sweetest and most memorable exchanges that I’ve ever had in my Krishna conscious career with Prabhupada."

Exchange of Love The whole system was like that (May 11, 2016):
"If I am in trouble, I express my open mind before you, and you also try to help me. These are the six signs of love. That is Vedic civilization. Everything exchange of love. No business, mercantile."

The Superexcellent Beauty of Krishna The attractor of Cupid (May 10):
"The body of Krishna, the ocean of the eternal beauty of youth, can be seen to move in waves of beauty. There is a whirlwind at the sound of His flute, and those waves and that whirlwind make the hearts of the gopis flutter like dry leaves on trees, and when those leaves fall down at Krishna's lotus feet, they can never rise up again."

The Sweetness of Krishna Madan Mohan, Vancouver, Canada (May 9, 2016):
"O my Lord, the transcendental body of Krishna is very sweet, and His face is even sweeter than His body. The soft smile on His face, which is like the fragrance of honey, is sweeter still."

Krishna Consciousness is Based on Love It is reciprocal (May 8, 2016):
"You cannot survive without my mercy and I cannot survive without your mercy. It is reciprocal. This mutual dependence is based on love -- Krishna Consciousness."

The Greatest Savior His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada (May 6, 2016):
"This material world is sometimes regarded as an ocean of nescience and sometimes as a blazing forest. In the ocean, however expert a swimmer one may be, the struggle for existence is very severe. If someone comes forward and lifts the struggling swimmer from the ocean, he is the greatest savior."

The Lord Excuses No One Who Harms His Devotees (May 5, 2016):
"The devotee of the Lord does not retaliate against the wrongdoer, but the Lord does not tolerate any mischief done to the devotee by the miscreants. The Lord can excuse a person on his own account, but He excuses no one who has done harm to His devotees."

Connecting with Prabhupada is Connecting with Krishna (May 4, 2016):
"The Lord is seated in the heart of all living beings, and thus, He knows very well the movements of all individual persons. As soon as the Lord finds that a particular soul is very eager to go back to Godhead, the Lord at once sends His bona fide representative."

The Heart of a Vaisnava A pure devotee's compassionate heart (May 3):
"My Lord, my heart breaks to see the sufferings of all conditioned souls; therefore I request You to transfer the karma of their sinful lives upon my head. My dear Lord, let me suffer perpetually in a hellish condition, accepting all the sinful reactions of all living entities. Please finish their diseased material life."

To Feel Separation is Good So don't be disappointed (May 2, 2016):
"To feel separation from the Spiritual Master or Krishna is very good position. That means one who is in pure love with Krishna and His Representative, Spiritual Master, he thinks always of Them. And this thinking process is Krishna consciousness."

If You Love Somebody He is in Your Heart Our favorite quote (May 1, 2016):
"If you think of me and work for me, then I am in your heart. If you love somebody he is in your heart. It is common thing, everyone understands it."

In The End You Will See Srila Prabhupada says we must not falter (April 30):
"Please always try to remember me by my teachings and we shall always be together. Just like I have written in the first publications of Srimad-Bhagwatam, 'The Spiritual Master lives forever by His divine instruction, and the disciple lives with him.'"

Remember This Always Reassuring words from Srila Prabhupada (April 29):
"The Spiritual Master is present wherever his sincere disciple is trying to serve his instructions. This is possible by the Mercy of Krishna. In your attempts to serve me and in all your sincere devotional sentiments I am with you as my Guru Maharaja is with me. Remember this always."

The Valuable Jewel of Spiritual Love Prabhupada's wise advice (April 28):
"Devotees should protect their valuable jewel of spiritual love from the clutches of thieves and burglars."

Krishna's Miracle Prabhupada's unflinching faith and devotion (April 27, 2016):
"Now I can see that it is a miracle. Otherwise, your city of New York, one single old man, with only a few books to sell for barely getting eatables, how he can survive, what to speak of introducing God-consciousness movement for saving the humankind? That is Krishna's miracle. Now I can see it."

Come to the Ocean and Be Happy Prabhupada's causeless mercy (April 26):
"The real ocean of mercy is Krishna and it is the duty of the spiritual master to tell his disciple to come to the ocean and be happy. The spiritual master's duty is to lead the disciple to this ocean. I am trying my best and if you try to follow surely you will benefit."

Always a Gentleman He is very liberal and kind to everyone (April 25, 2016):
"Devotee means he is able to tolerate all kinds of discomfort and whims of the material nature, and because he is so much absorbed in serving Krishna, he takes no time to become angry or take offense with others or find out some fault, no."

Accepting Krishna's Mercy A devotee's humble attitude (April 24, 2016):
"When a devotee is put into hellish conditions, he accepts them as Krishna's mercy: tat te 'nukampam susamiksamanah. He does not protest, 'Oh, I am such a great devotee of Krishna. Why have I been put into this misery?' Instead he thinks, 'This is Krishna's mercy.'"

Relevant Inquiries By Goswami Abhay Charan Bhaktivedanta (April 23, 2016):
"A small child walking with his father goes on enquiring constantly. He asks his father so many odd things, and the father has to satisfy him with proper answers. When I was a young father in my householder-life, I was overflooded with hundreds of questions from the then second son, who was my constant companion."

Srila Prabhupada and Allen Ginsberg Conversation Parts 1-3 (April 22):
"Prabhupada: For the Vaisnava, to become poet is another qualification. Vaisnava has twenty-six qualifications. I think it is written there. Allen Ginsberg: And one of them is to become poet also. Prabhupada: Poet. He must be poet. All the Vaisnavas, they are poet."

Vasanti-rasa (Photo) Amorous pastimes in the spring (April 21, 2016):
"The beautiful place known as Vrindavana is a trancendental abode in the spiritual world and is made entirely of divine touchstones. There are many beautiful temples there made out of jewels, and the swans known as raja-hamsa play in the waters of the River Yamuna, which flow through that transcendental land."

The Vaisnava Journal (Vol.1) Our predecessor publication (April 20, 2016):
Back in the 1980s, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness was in dire need of open and honest communication among its members, and so the The Vaisnava Journal was created to help fill that need. The result spoke for itself -- widespread popularity and participation from devotees around the world.

The Vaisnava Journal (Vols.1-5) A selection from past editorials (April 20):
"Perhaps you may know that there are many political parties in a country but when the country's total responsibility has to be executed, they become combined. To have some little disagreements among yourselves is not very unnatural because we are all individual beings."

San Francisco Rathayatra 1974 (Video) The glory days (April 19, 2016):
"For those who were fortunate to be there, this video will bring back wonderful spiritual memories. And for those watching for the first time, you'll witness the joy and exhilaration of Srila Prabhupada's association during the blossoming of the Krishna consciousness movement in the Western world."

A Good Time Watching Prabhupada A sweet memory (April 18, 2016):
"When I went in to see Srila Prabhupada to get gayatri mantra I sat down next to him and just as he was about to begin someone knocked on the door and walked in with remnants from the fire sacrifice that had just taken place."

Seeing the Prime Cause (Editorial) Taking the essence (April 17, 2016):
"Interviewer: How would I recognize a true follower of the Krishna consciousness movement by his behavior? What would his traits be? What would his outward expressions be? Srila Prabhupada: He'd be a very perfect gentleman, that's all. You could not find any fault in him."

World Acharya Dream (Painting) by Her Grace Govinda dasi (April 16, 2016):
"Some time after Srila Prabhupada left this world, I had a very powerful dream... In that visionary dream, I saw Srila Prabhupada sitting on a huge lion-flanked and jewel-bedecked Vyasasana. His Vyasasana rested on the brightly shimmering globe of Mother Earth, and was positioned just above the sacred land of India."

Everything Here is Temporary Srila Prabhupada in Montreal (April 15, 2016):
"Everything here in the material world is temporary. Anything you take, anything material, that is temporary. Similarly this body is temporary, this house is temporary, this country is temporary. Say some five hundred years ago, this was not Canada. It was something else."

The Immortal Nectar of the Bhagavad-gita (Poem) (April 14, 2016):
"O Bhagavad-gita/ Through Thy eighteen chapters/ Thou showerest upon man/ The immortal nectar/ Of the wisdom of the Absolute/ O blessed Gita/
By Thee, Lord Krsna Himself/ Enlightened Arjuna/ Afterward, the ancient sage Vyasa/ Included Thee in the Mahabharata/ O loving mother/ Destroyer of man's rebirth/ Into the darkness of this mortal world/ Upon Thee I meditate."

Wide-Eyed Wonder An early disciple shares some nectar (April 13, 2016):
"He half turned his head to me and rolled his eyes at me so that the whites of his eyes flashed at me. It was a supremely friendly gesture, and one that I have never seen anyone duplicate before or after. That far out glance filled me with transcendental pleasure."

He Saved Me My Guru Maharaj, he was no ordinary spiritual master (April 12):
"Some of the devotees, worried that Swamiji has decided to go to India to leave his body, ask him whether, during his absence, one of his God-brothers should come to America to assume ISKCON leadership."

Saved by the Hare Krishna Mantra by George Harrison (April 11, 2016):
"I ended up with my feet pressed against the seat in front, my seat belt as tight as it could be, gripping on the thing, and yelling Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare at the top of my voice."

Thank you, George A tribute to Sriman George Harrison (April 10, 2016):
"George Harrison was a devotee of Lord Krishna who Srila Prabhupada once referred to as his 'uninitiated disciple.' George Harrison was very fortunate to receive some direct service to Prabhupada's mission at such an exciting time in its development."

Forever Grateful to Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) (April 9, 2016):
"Devotees hearts everywhere are combined in love for His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada, which ultimately -- despite our personal differences -- keeps us unified as a family of godbrothers and godsisters. If we can't always live together in body, at least we can live together in spirit. We are firmly united in our affection and appreciation for Prabhupada."

Saragrahi Vaisnava (Poem) by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura (April 8, 2016): "Alas, for those who spend their days/ In festive mirth and joy/ The dazzling, deadly liquid forms/ Their hearts fore'er employ/ The shining bottles charm their eyes/ And draw their heart's embrace/ The slaves of wine can never rise/ From what we call disgrace."

Hare Krishna Festival Poster The greatest welfare activity (April 7, 2016):
"Our process is simple, all-embracing, we have something to offer for everyone. There is chanting, dancing, feasting and very perfect philosophy, so everyone may be satisfied with our Krishna Consciousness Movement."

Radha-Krishna Temple, Haight-Ashbury, 1967 (Map) Frederick St. (April 6):
"By virtue of his complete faith in Krishna and His holy name, Srila Prabhupada quickly established Krishna Consciousness as the genuine 'peace and love' movement which so many were earnestly seeking at the time."

Swami Invites the Hippies Newspaper Headlines, 1967 (April 5, 2016):
"There's a new dance about to sweep the country called the Swami. It's going to replace the frug, watusi, swim and even the good old barn stomp. Why? Because you can do any old step to it and at the same time find real happiness."

Hear Me Lord (Video) A devotional song by George Harrison (April 4, 2016):
"The public is in need of such songs, and if they are administered through nice agents like the Beatles, it will surely be a great success."

Srila Prabhupada on Newsstands Extra! Extra! Read all about it! (April 4):
"The famous Mantra Rock Dance Poster from 1967 is prominently displayed on page 52 of Newsweek's Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary magazine on newsstands."

The Peace Formula Srila Prabhupada's program to save earth now (April 3):
"Amid the antiwar protests of late 1966, Srila Prabhupada put out a mimeographed leaflet (among the very first of his publications in America) from his small storefront temple on New York’s Second Avenue."

Hare Krishna--A Giorgio Film (Video) Early days with Prabhupada (April 3):
"Originally filmed on 'Hippie Hill' in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 1967. The music is by Ravi Shankar and His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada who chants Hare Krishna amidst the flower children of the 1960's."

The Full Nectarine (Video) Srila Prabhupada and students (April 2, 2016): "Rare footage of Srila Prabhupada and his early disciples performing some plays about Lord Krishna and Lord Caitanya at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York, 1968."

Leader of the Masters Master at whose feet all other masters sit (April 1):
"We are taught to address others as Prabhu. Prabhu means master; and the leader of the masters is called Prabhupada."

Jaya Radha Madhava (Video) Sung by Srila Prabhupada (March 30, 2016):
"Krishna is the lover of Radha. He displays many amorous pastimes in the groves of Vrndavana. He is the lover of the cowherd maidens of Vraja, the holder of the great hill named Govardhana, the beloved son of mother Yasoda, the delighter of the inhabitants of Vraja, and He wanders in the forests along the banks of the River Yamuna."

A Single Pure Devotee of the Lord Fully empowered by Krishna (March 29):
"It is said that a single pure devotee of the Lord can deliver all the fallen souls of the world."

Our Only Tie is Love of Godhead Everyone is to be treated well (March 28):
"Either Indian or foreign whoever joins us they are not under any obligation, our only tie is Love of Godhead. It should be our definite policy that nobody is ill treated that he may go away."

Based on Love The essence of Krishna Consciousness (March 27, 2016):
"You cannot survive without my mercy and I cannot survive without your mercy. It is reciprocal. This mutual dependence is based on love -- Krishna Consciousness."

Srila Prabhupada's Shower of Mercy (Video) A friend to all (March 26):
"We are Vaisnavas. We are not concerned with male or female position in life. That is simply bodily concept of life. It is not spiritual. Whether one is male or female, it doesn't matter, simply chant Hare Krishna and follow the four regulative principles and your life will be perfect."

Divine Lotus Feet Attaining the supreme perfection of life (March 25, 2016):
"The lotus feet of our spiritual master are the only way by which we can attain pure devotional service. I bow to his lotus feet with great awe and reverence. By his grace one can cross the ocean of material suffering and obtain the mercy of Krishna."

The Direct Help of the Lord Mercy from within and without (March 24, 2016):
"The Lord is seated in the heart of all living beings, and thus, He knows very well the movements of all individual persons. As soon as the Lord finds that a particular soul is very eager to go back to Godhead, the Lord at once sends His bona fide representative."

Even By Remembering Srila Prabhupada is all-auspicious (March 23, 2016):
"Even by remembering the activities of such Vaisnavas, one becomes purified, along with his whole family. And what, then, can be said of rendering direct service to him?"

Appearance of Lord Caitanya (Lecture) Gaura Purnima (March 22, 2016):
"Without much bother, if one simply keeps a picture of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu at home and chants Hare Krishna, then one will realize God. Anyone can adopt this simple method. There is no expenditure, there is no tax, nor is there any need to build a very big church or temple."

Siksatakam (Eight Verses by Sri Caitanya) Gaura Purnima (March 22, 2016):
"Although Lord Caitanya was widely renowned as a scholar in His youth, He left only eight verses, called Siksastakam. These eight verses clearly reveal His mission and precepts. These supremely valuable prayers are translated herein."

Lord Caitanya's Moon is Rising (Video) Gaura Purnima (March 22, 2016):
"Lord Caitanya's moon is rising, and you know it's not at all surprising, that we're singing in the street, telling everyone we meet, we're going home."

Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu (Drawing) Gaura Purnima (March 22, 2016):
"I offer my respectful obeisances unto the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna Caitanya, who is more magnanimous than any other avatara, even Krishna Himself, because He is bestowing freely what no one else has ever given -- pure love of Krishna."

Lord Caitanya's Mercy (Photo) Gaura Purnima (March 22, 2016):
"May the Supreme Personality of Godhead in the form of Lord Sri Caitanya bestow His causeless mercy upon us. His smiling glance at once drives away all the bereavements of the world, and His very words enliven the auspicious creepers of devotion by expanding their leaves."

Help from Friend in the Heart Krishna is everyone's friend (March 21, 2016):
"When Krishna sees that 'This man, this living entity's now sincere to hear about Me,' He helps. Hrdi... Because He's there. You haven't got to find out somewhere else. You haven't got to go to Himalaya to find Him. He's here."

He is Here Srila Prabhupada is still with us spiritually (March 20, 2016):
"I first met Srila Prabhupada's devotees in 1969 in San Francisco. By Srila Prabhupada's grace I was taken to the temple. I was fourteen years old, and I did not take to it at the time. I was too involved in enjoying my teenage years. But Srila Prabhupada never gave up on me."

Haight-Ashbury, 1967 (Poem) The Prabhupada revolution (March 19, 2016):
"Swamiji, the courageous/ opening a temple in a battlefield/ where it was most needed/ Swamiji, the genuinely humble/ 'I am nobody's guru/ I am everybody's servant'/ Swamiji, the wise/ 'Krishna Consciousness resolves everything/ Nothing else is needed.'"

The Blessings of Guru How to get the mercy of Prabhupada (March 18, 2016):
"If the Spiritual Master is pleased with disciple then the blessings of Guru will be there. That is the best way to become Krishna conscious, and Krishna is non-different from Nityananda."

Our Eternal Father Srila Prabhupada assures us all (March 17, 2016):
"So far as I am concerned, I have accepted you as my disciple, and you have accepted me as your spiritual father. This relationship cannot be ended anymore. It is eternal."

Seeing Krishna Everywhere Transcendence in Times Square (March 16):
"A person in Krishna consciousness certainly sees Lord Krishna everywhere, and he sees everything in Krishna. Such a person may appear to see all separate manifestations of the material nature, but in each and every instance he is conscious of Krishna, knowing that everything is the manifestation of Krishna's energy."

Meeting the Complete Spirit Achieving complete freedom (March 15, 2016):
"The need of the spirit soul is that he wants to get out of the limited sphere of material bondage and fulfill his desire for complete freedom. He wants to get out of the covered walls of the greater universe. He wants to see the free light and the spirit."

The Principle of Relay Monitoring Not limited by time or space (March 14):
"Just as Krishna can be present simultaneously in millions of places. Similarly, the spiritual master can be present wherever the disciple wants. A spiritual master is the principle, not the body."

A Time for Reflection (Editorial) Sharing a few thoughts (March 12, 2016):
"By recalling the events and experiences which initially touched our hearts with Krishna consciousness, we can embrace the loving mood that Prabhupada so kindly shared with us all."

A New Dawn (Poem) In honor of Srila Prabhupada (March 10, 2016):
"Prabhupada -- the Lord's dear wish/ To ignite the darkened soul/ Pouring immortal nectar sweet/ All cups to overflow/ Our vessels full and lips still moist/ Shall we now begin our task/ To spread his mercy everywhere/ All souls rejoice at last!"

Vrindavane Bhajan A classic poem by Srila Prabhupada (March 9, 2016):
"I am sitting alone in Vrindavan-dhama/ In this mood I am getting many realizations/ I have my wife, sons, daughters, grandsons, everything/ But I have no money so they are a fruitless glory/ Krishna has shown me the naked form of material nature/ By His strength it has all become tasteless to me today."

Taking Shelter of the Lotus Feet The pure devotional path (March 8, 2016):
"To take shelter of the lotus feet of the Lord means to take shelter of the pure devotees. The pure devotees whose only business is serving are honored by the names Prabhupada and Visnupada, which indicate such devotees to be representatives of the lotus feet of the Lord."

Prabhupada's Cookies (Video) Simply wonderful mercy (March 7, 2016):
"To the great delight of devotees everywhere, Srila Prabhupada was always eager to distribute cookies to the children (and sometimes adults). Watch this most endearing exchange of transcendental love and kindness."

He Gave Me a Cookie No need to say anything more (March 7, 2016):
"I saw Srila Prabhupada in New York, Brooklyn temple in 1974 and in New York, 55th St. temple in 1976, first Rathayatra. He gave me a cookie."

Srila Prabhupada Waved At Us So personal and merciful (March 6, 2016):
"Here was a paramahamsa, constantly absorbed in loving devotion to Krishna, who took the time to personally acknowledge the presence of a few young aspiring devotees."

Srila Prabhupada's Lotus Feet The summum bonum (March 5, 2016):
"If one is able to obtain the dust of the lotus feet of such a guru, his life becomes successful. Otherwise he is baffled both in this life and in the next."

The Lotus Feet of a Pure Devotee The highest attainment (March 4, 2016):
"Unless one accepts the dust of the lotus feet of a pure devotee, who is free from all material contamination, one cannot enter into the devotional service of the Lord."

The Sublime Essence of the Lotus Feet Taking shelter (March 4, 2016):
"The feet of these holy beings are compared to the lotus, but to nothing else. The softness of the feet of holy beings is considered so unparalleled that it can be compared only to the delicacy of lotus petals."

Drinking the Supreme Nectar Transcendental honey (March 4, 2016):
"There we drank the sacred amrta from Prabhupada's lotus feet, laughing aloud and rolling on the floor in bliss. Who can measure the joy of that or describe it in mere words."

The Mercy of a Pure Devotee There is no other way (March 3, 2016):
"Pure devotional service, even after endeavoring, endeavoring for millions and millions of births, it is very difficult to achieve. Pure devotional service can be achieved only through the mercy of a pure devotee. Otherwise, it is not possible."

Unhappy By Seeing Others Unhappy Para-duhkha-duhkhi (March 2, 2016):
"Personally, he has no unhappiness. Because he's in contact with Krishna, how he can be unhappy? Personally, he has no unhappiness. But he becomes unhappy by seeing the conditioned souls unhappy."

By the Divine Will of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Guru-bhakti (March 1, 2016):
"After all, we are the eternal servants of Krishna, and by the Divine Will of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura we are now combined together, although originally we are born in different parts of the world, unknown to one another."

Due to His Divine Grace Only The way of disciplic succession (February 29):
"Practically there is no credit for me, if there is any credit it goes to my Spiritual Master, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Prabhupada, Who is helping me by sending so many good souls like you in this movement."

Homage to the World Acarya Srila Bhaktisiddhanta's Appearance (Feb. 27):
"Gentlemen, the offering of such an homage as has been arranged this evening to the acaryadeva is not a sectarian concern, for when we speak of the fundamental principle of gurudeva or acaryadeva, we speak of something that is of universal application."

Adore Ye All (Poem) Srila Prabhupada's love for his Spiritual Master (Feb. 27):
"Adore, adore ye all/ The happy day/ Blessed than heaven/ Sweeter than May/ When he appeared at Puri/ The holy place/ My Lord and Master/ His Divine Grace."

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasavti Pranati Prayers in English (February 27):
"I offer my respectful obeisances to Sri Varsabhanavi-devi-dayita dasa (another name of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati), who is favored by Srimati Radharani and who is the ocean of transcendental mercy and the deliverer of the science of Krishna."

Words of Wisdom From Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati (February 27, 2016):
"Those who are favored by God find their paths set with thorns. There is no peace or happiness in our worldly life. Circumstances create turmoil and annoyance. Chant the maha mantra loudly and with attachment. This will drive away inertia, worldly evils and pests."

Sri Brahma-Samhita 5.1 By Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati (Feb. 27, 2016):
"Krishna who is known as Govinda is the Supreme Godhead. He has an eternal blissful spiritual body. He is the origin of all. He has no other origin and He is the prime cause of all causes."

Bhakti Yoga at Home From a Hare Krishna blogger (February 25, 2016):
"How to practice Krishna Consciousness at home. For those working toward priest/nun initiate lifestyle (with or without ceremony), or those already initiated to revitalize, or folks who simply want to do what they can handle -- finding nectar within it. All levels exist here."

Godsisters of the Movement and Srila Prabhupada (February 24, 2016):
"Anyone who comes at any point in their life to the lotus feet of Srila Prabhupada can experience the bliss! His mercy is not limited to any one set of devotees or timeline. He is always there and anyone can experience this who wants to experience it. Merely surrender unto him, let go and just do it."

Paramahamsa (Video) A classic film of Srila Prabhupada (February 23, 2016):
"One hundred and eight glories to the wandering mendicant, to the great bhakta who resembles a swan, to the glorious master Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja Prabhupada, who has taken refuge at the lotuslike feet of Vishnu."

Madan Mohan (Photo) The Enchanter of Cupid (February 22, 2016):
"O my Lord, the transcendental body of Krishna is very sweet, and His face is even sweeter than His body. The soft smile on His face, which is like the fragrance of honey, is sweeter still."

Radha Madan Mohan's Installation Ceremony (1974) (February 22, 2016):
"I'll never forget the moment the curtains opened to reveal the most beautiful Deities in the universe. I was stunned and it took me a few minutes to remember that I was supposed to bow down and pay my obeisances."

Lord Nityananda's Mercy (Painting) Mercy for one and all (February 20):
"Lord Nityananda Prabhu offers this pure love of Godhead, pure love of Krishna indiscriminately. He distributes this prema with two hands! He never discriminates whether one is patita or pamara: most degraded, most fallen or most elevated, qualified or not qualified. He never discriminates."

Sri Nityananda-Nistha (with mp3) Faith in Lord Nityananda (February 20):
"Because Nityananda is eternal. His lotus feet are also eternal, tahara sevaka nitya, and anyone who takes to the service of Nityananda, they also become eternal."

Manah-siksa (Teachings to the Mind) Pray to Lord Nityananda (Feb. 20):
"If one actually wants relief from the struggle of existence and actually wants to extinguish the blazing fire of material pangs, Narottama das Thakura advises, 'Please take shelter of Lord Nityananda.'"

Manifested Representation of Lord Nityananda (Photo) (February 20):
"In all the ancient literatures of devotional service and in the more recent songs of Srila Narottama dasa Thakura, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and other unalloyed Vaisnavas, the spiritual master is always considered either one of the confidential associates of Srimati Radharani or a manifested representation of Srila Nityananda Prabhu."

Srila Prabhupada's Determination Executing his guru's order (February 19):
"But I have taken all the risk in the old age because I am in duty-bound. I am in duty-bound. So I have to execute my duty in spite of all my inconveniences. That is the idea."

Rain of Mercy A downpour of love from His Divine Grace (February 18, 2016):
"The pure devotee is the pleasure-possessing cloud, and when he is filled with transcendental loving service, then he can bestow his mercy as a downpour of rain -- and the pleasure potency returns to the ocean of Krishna."

No Turning Back Srila Prabhupada's causeless mercy (February 16, 2016):
"Devotional service is so pure and perfect that once having begun, one is forcibly dragged to ultimate success."

The Perfection of Love Madan Mohan, the Enchanter of Cupid (February 14):
"The love is there, but we have misplaced the love. As soon as we replace our love to Krishna, then our perfection of love is manifested and our perfection of life is also achieved."

Unlimited Gain Chanting is beneficial to one and all (February 13, 2016):
"If you want to understand this movement through philosophy, science argument, we are prepared. There is ample opportunity for you. But if you simply chant, there is no need of education, there is no need of philosophizing."

Merciful Krishna Encouraging words from His Divine Grace (February 11):
"The Supreme Personality of Godhead is known as bhava-grahi janardana because He takes only the essence of a devotee’s attitude. If a devotee sincerely surrenders, the Lord, as the Supersoul in everyone’s heart, immediately understands this."

A Devotee's Happiness The standard of real happiness (February 10, 2016):
"The real perfection of life is whether by your actions, Krishna is satisfied. That is perfection. You don't consider of your personal victory, defeat, loss or gain, or distress or happiness."

Srila Prabhupada's Humility Setting the perfect example (February 8, 2016):
"From my personal point of view, I think that I am so sinful that I cannot even approach Krishna to show me any favor. But I have only one hope -- my Spiritual Master -- He is very kind. So someway or other He is dragging me towards Krishna. That is the only hope."

Srila Prabhupada's Compassion The mercy of a Vaisnava (February 6, 2016):
"So if you actually feel for your country, for your community, for your people, just spread this Krishna consciousness. They're dying. You spread this Krishna consciousness. They'll come again to life, and everything will be actually beautiful. That is my request."

The Twenty-Six Qualities of a Devotee (Editorial) (February 4, 2016):
"It was his total surrender and dedication to the Lord which inspired so much love and adoration in the hearts of his followers. Prabhupada not only talked the talk, but he walked the walk."

The Twenty-Six Good Qualities of a Vaisnava (February 2, 2016):
What distinguishes a pure devotee from all others? It's no secret. Here's the list.

The Heart of a Devotee (Editorial) The residence of Sri Krishna (January 31):
Note: The following article was written and published thirty years ago (1986), and I still stand by it today. (Some things never change.)

Back to Godhead Interview BTG interviews our editor (January 29, 2016):
"You don't have to be his direct disciple, or initiated, or even a member of the Hare Krishna movement to love Srila Prabhupada because Prabhupada's love is oceanic, all-inclusive and unconditional."

Photos of Vrindavan in the 1970s (A 10-Part Series) (January 25, 2016):
Note: The following pictures were taken in the late 70s before much of the modern day traffic and congestion had invaded the holy dhama. I only had a simple camera at the time (with no focus), and most of the photos are in black-and-white; but I still hope they capture the sweet mood of Vrindavan.

He Lives Forever (Editorial) The eternal connection (January 23, 2016):
"Although it may appear that such a great personality has come and gone from the world stage, he has promised us that we can still have his personal association if we have faith in his words and instructions."

Srila Prabhupada on Writing Write your realization (January 21, 2016):
"The purport is that for transcendental writing one must be an authorized Vaisnava and should write to purify oneself, not for credit. It may or may not be published, but one who is actually sincere in writing, all his ambitions will be fulfilled."

Respecting Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) Honoring greatness (January 19):
"Almost every Vaisnava and aspiring Vaisnava in the western world is indebted to Srila Prabhupada, who made the ultimate sacrifice for us all. No matter our personal doubts, at least we can afford him the respect and love that he so rightly earned and so richly deserves by people all over the world."

Srila Prabhupada's Middle East Preaching Program (Photos) (January 17):
"Egypt was the first country in which Srila Prabhupada set foot outside India en route to America. He stopped in Port Said in 1965 and visited the town for a day with the captain of the Jaladuta steamship. Therefore it was Srila Prabhupada himself who first initiated the preaching of Krishna consciousness in Egypt and the Middle East."

What is the Difficulty? (Photo) Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt (January 17):
"Since we have started this movement in the Western countries, Europeans, Americans, Africans, Egyptians, and Japanese are all chanting. There is no difficulty. They are chanting very gladly and they are getting the results. What is the difficulty?"

Beirut 1978: A Season in Hell (Photos) Preaching in a war zone (January 15):
"Over the years devotees and friends have asked me what it was like preaching and distributing Srila Prabhupada's books in the Middle East back in the late Seventies and early Eighties."

Arabic Bhagavad-gita As It Is (Photo) Jaya Sri Krishna! (January 15, 2016):
"Wherever there is Krishna, the master of all mystics, and wherever there is Arjuna, the supreme archer, there will certainly be opulence, victory, extraordinary power, and morality. That is my opinion."

Glowing Mercy A powerful dream about Prabhupada (January 13, 2016):
"Over 40 years ago, I had a wonderful dream of Srila Prabhupada which is still fresh in my mind. Prabhupada was sitting in the prasadam room at the old Vancouver temple. Golden rays of pure love were emanating from his spiritual body."

Gaura-Nitai's Mercy Divine blessings in an unlikely place (January 10, 2016):
"Years before I had walked the streets of Winnipeg as a young and unhappy teenager searching for answers to life's problems and mysteries. This time I arrived in the city as a shaven-headed Hare Krishna monk. What a transformation, by Srila Prabhupada's divine grace."

Go Mata (Mother Cow) Living the simple life for Krishna (January 6, 2016):
"'I am very glad to hear about your new farm-ashram existing there. We want to develop many such farms all over the world.' This was ecstatic. Prabhupada had blessed New Gokula Dhama."

Remembering Srila Prabhupada #178 Kaliya the cow (January 4, 2016):
"Suddenly, as Prabhupada looked up at her, Kaliya broke away from her herd and made her way alone down the steep bank. Matching the devotees’ pace, she stepped out right in front of Srila Prabhupada, and began walking with him as if she were his pet calf."

Photo Album #937 The sum and substance of spiritual life (January 2, 2016):
"The summary is that one has to, first of all, seek the association of pure devotees who not only are learned in the Vedanta but are self-realized souls and unalloyed devotees of Lord Sri Krsna, the Personality of Godhead."

Practicing Krishna Consciousness at Home (Editorial) (Dec. 30, 2015):
"Anyone can adopt this simple method. There is no expenditure, there is no tax, nor is there any need to build a very big church or temple. Anyone, anywhere, can sit down on the road or beneath a tree and chant the Hare Krishna mantra and worship God."

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta's Disppearance Day Lecture (December 28, 2015):
"Bhaktivinoda Thakura had many other sons, and he was the fifth son. And some of his other brothers did not marry, and my guru maharaj, he also did not marry. From the childhood he is strict brahmacari, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami Maharaja. He underwent very severe penances for starting this worldwide movement. That was his mission."

The Long Arms of Prabhupada's Mercy Sweet memories (Dec. 22, 2015):
"That night I couldn't sleep. I stayed up reading what immediately struck me as a rare discovery of celestial knowledge. I drank every word as if they were drops of divine nectar, and I couldn't put the book down. The feeling that I had then was unlike anything I had ever experienced while reading other books."

Prabhupada's Boys and Girls Getting the mercy (December 12, 2015):
"Srila Prabhupada often referred to his disciples as boys and girls, even though many of them were in their twenties and thirties (and even older). When Prabhupada visited the Toronto temple in 1976, I saw this statement come to life."

Safety in a Dangerous World (Editorial) Finding shelter (December 6, 2015):
"Ever since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the world has been faced with unprecedented danger and uncertainty. Recent headlines suggest that the threat of terrorism has reached critical proportions. News of another possible attack in the U.S. has been circulating in the press and the rhetoric of war has dominated world politics for quite some time."

Krishna Consciousness is for Everyone (Editorial) (December 1, 2015):
"Those who may think that the Hare Krishna movement is only for monks or those in the renounced order of life are clearly mistaken. Srila Prabhupada has built a house in which the whole world can live. It doesn't matter who or what one is by virtue of material estimation."

Salvation from the Material World Preaching to rock stars (Nov. 25, 2015):
"On November 2nd, 1974, ex-Beatle George Harrison launched his North American tour in Vancouver, Canada. Since George was a follower of Krishna consciousness, the Vancouver devotees were eager to distribute Srila Prabhupada’s books and magazines to local fans attending his concert."

Remembering Srila Prabhupada in India, 1977 (November 19, 2015):
"Although Srila Prabhupada's health was not strong, he traveled to Allahabad in January of 1977 to preach at the Maha Kumbha Mela festival. Over ten million people were expected to attend the grand spiritual event."

The Day Our World Stopped Prabhupada's Disappearance (Nov. 15, 2015):
"Words can't describe the devastation that we all felt. Hearts broke and tears flowed everywhere. The universe was in sorrow. The pure devotee of Lord Krishna had left the planet. We had lost our master, our protector and our ever well-wisher."

The Peace Formula The key to peace and prosperity (October 27, 2015):
"Therefore, if you want peace at all, you will have to change your consciousness into Krishna consciousness, both individually and collectively, by the simple process of chanting the holy name of God. This is a standard and recognized process for achieving peace in the world."

The Hare Krishna Mantra Great chanting for deliverance (October 27, 2015):
"Krishna consciousness is not an artificial imposition on the mind; this consciousness is the original energy of the living entity. When we hear the transcendental vibration, this consciousness is revived. And this process of chanting Hare Krishna is recommended by authorities for this age."

Honoring the Pure Devotee (Editorial) Prabhupada ki jaya! (Oct. 26, 2015):
"A Krishna Consciousness person thinks always about himself as the lowest creature in the world, and the more one thinks like that he becomes elevated more and more. A Krishna Conscious person is never falsely puffed-up; he is satisfied with his humble position as the servant of the servant of the servant of Krishna."

Hare Krishna and the Magical Mystery Tour (1967) (October 25, 2015):
"I remember the first time I heard the phrase 'Hare Krishna.' I had just purchased my first record album entitled Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles. The lyrics to each song were printed on the inside sleeve or cover of the L.P. The following sentence appeared in the song ... 'Elementary penguin singing Hare Krishna. Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allan Poe.'"

Photo Album #936 The perfect example of guru-bhakti (October 24, 2015):
"So he said that 'I am not interested for my salvation or going back to Godhead. I am not interested.' Interested means it may come; it may not come. 'That I don't mind. But I am interested only with the words of my guru.' Visvanatha Chakravarti said."

Deities #732 Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundara, Vrindavan (October 24, 2015):
"In the mirror of Radharani's heart, the transcendental features of Krishna appear increasingly new and fresh. In other words, the attraction of Krishna increases in proportion to the understanding of Srimati Radharani. Each tries to supersede the other. Neither wants to be defeated in increasing that intensity of love."

Deities #731 Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha, Radhadesh (October 23, 2015):
"Sri Krishna continued: 'All the inhabitants of Vrindavana-dhama -- My mother, father, cowherd boy friends and everything else -- are like My life and soul. And among all the inhabitants of Vrindavana, the gopis are My very life and soul."

Photo Album #935 No happiness without Prabhupada (October 23, 2015):
"In the Fifth Canto of Brhad-bhagavatamrta (5.44) it is stated that the association of a pure devotee is more desirable than life itself and that in separation from him one cannot even pass a second happily."

Who is Crazy? By Swami A.C. Bhaktivedanta, 1969 (October 23, 2015):
"Lord Sri Krishna says, 'My dear Arjuna, there are different classes of men. One class of men, they are sleeping. And another class of men, they are awake. They are not sleeping.' And how is this so? This chanting, which we have performed just now, is the wakening process for the sleeping soul."

Whatever Happened to the Revolution? (Editorial) (October 22, 2015):
"For many of us who came of age in the Sixties and Seventies, the counterculture and its promise of an alternative society based on love and peace was an important part of our lives. Art, music, poetry, philosophy, ecology and human rights were just a few of the buzzwords floating around the collective psyche of the Sixties generation. Revolution was in the air."

Deities #730 Sri Gopinatha, Radhadesh, Belgium (October 22, 2015):
"The sound of Krishna's flute always resides within the ears of the gopis and increases their ecstacy. When it is heard, no other sound can enter their ears, and amongst their family they are not able to reply to questions properly, for all these beautiful sounds are vibrating in their ears."

Photo Album #934 Following in the footsteps (October 22, 2015):
"By following in the footsteps of the great acaryas, one associates with the hamsas or paramahamsas, those who are completely freed from material contamination. Indeed, by following the instructions of the acaryas one is always freed from all material contamination, and thus one’s life becomes successful, for one reaches the goal of life."

Remembering #177 Like a swan floating on the water (October 22, 2015):
"He was moving smoothly like a swan or other water bird floating on the water. That was my first glimpse of him. At that time actually I saw he was effulgent, and that was the first time I’d ever seen any effulgence like that. It was real, and I hadn’t had any vision like that in dreams or any religious experiences like that. It was as real as I see this door."

Photo Album #933 Beautiful lotus-like Lord Krishna (October 21, 2015):
"My respectful obeisances are unto You, O Lord, whose abdomen is marked with a depression like a lotus flower, who are always decorated with garlands of lotus flowers, whose glance is as cool as the lotus and whose feet are engraved with lotuses."

Deities #729 Beautiful Radharani, Radhadesh, Belgium (October 21, 2015):
"So krsna-prema is so valuable, but Krishna is after Radharani. Just see how Radharani is great. Just try to understand the greatness of Radharani. Therefore She is so great, and we have to offer our respect."

The League of Devotees (Prospectus) May 16, 1953 (October 21, 2015):
"The human being in general has forgotten his real purpose of life, being too much attracted by the External Energy of the Absolute Truth and as such he is enamoured with beauty of material Nature without any consideration of his spiritual identity."

Chrissie Hynde: No Longer Just a Pretender (Editorial) (October 20, 2015):
"Chrissie Hynde, lead singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist of the legendary rock group The Pretenders, has just published her memoir entitled 'Reckless: My Life as a Pretender.' In her book, Ms. Hynde writes candidly about her 'sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll' lifestyle. Despite so much excess in her youth, Chrissie Hynde has gone from reckless to Krishna conscious."

Deities #728 Sri Gopinatha, Radhadesh, Belgium (October 19, 2015):
"I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, who is Shyamasundara, Krishna Himself with inconceivable innumerable attributes, whom the pure devotees see in their heart of hearts with the eye of devotion tinged with the salve of love."

Photo Album #932 The pure devotee's compassion (October 19, 2015):
"My Lord, my heart breaks to see the sufferings of all conditioned souls; therefore I request You to transfer the karma of their sinful lives upon my head. My dear Lord, let me suffer perpetually in a hellish condition, accepting all the sinful reactions of all living entities. Please finish their diseased material life."

Remembering #176 We will solve all your problems (October 19, 2015):
"So as I was kind of walking backwards towards the door, I told him that 'I’m not quite ready' in a very halting manner. As I was going out the door, Srila Prabhupada had his hand on the doorframe, and I distinctly remember he had a tear coming out of his eyes and he said, 'Please come back,' just like that."

Deities #727 Srimati Radharani, Radhadesh, Belgium (October 18, 2015):
"Srimati Radharani is as fully spiritual as Krishna. No one should consider Her to be material. She is definitely not like the conditioned souls, who have mental bodies, gross and subtle, covered by material senses. She is all-spiritual, and both Her body and mind are of the same spiritual embodiment."

Photo Album #931 No separate endeavor is required (October 18, 2015):
"As fog is vanquished at the first glimpse of sunlight, one's sinful reactions are automatically vanquished as soon as one begins serving a pure devotee; no separate endeavor is required."

Remembering #175 Prabhupada was touching our heart (October 18, 2015):
"Srila Prabhupada was so personal in his dealings with the devotees, and that was one aspect that was so attractive to people in the early days of the Krishna consciousness movement. You see how Srila Prabhupada, he always relished reciprocating love with his devotees."

Deities #726 Sri Gopinatha, Radhadesh, Belgium (October 17, 2015):
"The question raised here is whether or not a person afflicted by material desires is fit to worship the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The answer is that everyone is fit to worship Him."

Photo Album #930 The direct help of the Lord Himself (October 17, 2015):
"The Lord is seated in the heart of all living beings, and thus, He knows very well the movements of all individual persons. As soon as the Lord finds that a particular soul is very eager to go back to Godhead, the Lord at once sends His bona fide representative."

In Memoriam Tribhuvanatha Prabhu Chakra.org, 2001 (October 16, 2015):
When Tribhuvanatha Prabhu left this world in October of 2001, some of his closest friends and admirers submitted eulogies to the old Chakra website. These clearly show how much Tribhuvanatha was loved and appreciated by all.

Remembering Tribhuvanatha Prabhu (1952-2001) (October 16, 2015):
"Tribhuvanatha Prabhu passed away on October 16, 2001, at the age of 49. He was an important and beloved disciple of Srila Prabhupada who led by example. He is still an inspiration to devotees everywhere."

Peace, Love and Hare Krishna Ringo Starr shines on (October 15, 2015):
"Beatle drummer Ringo Starr, age 75, is on tour in North America this month with his All-Starr Band. He recently played in Victoria, Canada (October 8, 2015), spreading his now familiar message of 'peace and love' along with 'Hare Krishna.'"

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