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Simple and Sublime Krishna Consciousness in a nutshell (October 23, 2016):
"Live peacefully, chant Hare Krishna and be happy in your life."

Appearance of Radha-Kunda Snana Dana Bahulastami (October 22, 2016):
"And, above all, the superexcellent Sri Radha-kunda stands supreme, for it is overflooded with the ambrosial nectarean prema of the Lord of Gokula, Sri Krishna. Where, then, is that intelligent person who is unwilling to serve this divine Radha-kunda, which is situated at the foot of Govardhana Hill?"

Srila Prabhupada's Love (Compilation) A preacher loves everyone (Oct. 21):
"We are giving Krishna consciousness. That is loving, real loving. We are giving him eternal life, eternal bliss. Unless we love them, why we are taking so much trouble? The preacher must love the people."

Love of Prabhupada (Compilation) The highest love (October 20, 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."

Gaura Pahu (Video) Narottama das Thakura's Disappearance (October 20):
"Srila Narottama dasa Thakura has written this song Gaura Pahu. The official name of this song is Aksepa (Lamentation). This song is taken from the book Prarthana. In this song, Narottama dasa Thakura has described his miseries due to not worshipping Lord Gaura." (Sung by Srila Prabhupada)

Srila Prabhupada's Heart (Compilation) Filled with love (October 19, 2016):
"Our business is to chant and glorify the Holy Name of Krishna and wherever we may remain, Krishna is with us, Krishna is within your heart, Krishna is within my heart."

Your Ever Well-Wisher (Compilation) Jaya Srila Prabhupada! (October 18):
"I write at the end of my letters to my disciples, 'Your ever well-wisher', and as such, I cannot become otherwise than being ever well-wisher of my disciples, even though he may leave me."

Don't Waste Time (Compilation) Make your life a success (October 17):
"So the Krishna consciousness movement is very scientific, authorized. Try to understand Krishna. We have got so many literature. Don't waste a single moment.

One Must Be Determined (Compilation) Despite all difficulties (October 16):
"In executing penance, one must be determined to return home, back to Godhead, and must decide to undergo all types of tribulations for that end. Even for material prosperity, name and fame, one has to undergo severe types of penance, otherwise no one can become an important figure in this material world."

Remembering Tribhuvanatha Prabhu (1952-2001) (October 16, 2016):
"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. Tribhuvanatha is still an inspiration to devotees everywhere."

Sri Krishna Saradiya Rasayatra Celebrating the Rasa Dance (Kartika, 2016):
"The first full moon of the autumn season marks the celebration of Krishna's dancing with the gopis. On this day the deities of Vrndavana are nicely decorated in white. Krishna-lila dramas are enacted. Because the moon is very auspicious, the Vraja-vasis leave pots of sweet rice exposed to the full moon for the whole night, to turn the sweet rice into ambrosial amrta."

Damodarastakam (Video) Sung by Vishnujana Swami (October 15, 2016):
"This song describes Krishna's early childhood pastime of running from His mother when she tried to punish Him for stealing butter from the gopis, the cowherd women of Vrindavan. It is sung during the Month of Kartik, also known as the month of Damodara."

Srila Prabhupada, Friend of the Fallen An ocean of mercy (October 14):
"Lord Nityananda, when passing on the street, saw a crowd of people howling at some incident, and on inquiry it was found that there were two rascals of the then name Jagai and Madhai. They were always disturbing people in drunken condition."

Don't Feel Alone, Part 3 Separation and meeting are the same (October 13):
"I am always with you. Never mind if I am physically absent... I shall remain your personal guidance, physically present or not physically, as I am getting personal guidance from my Guru Maharaj."

Don't Feel Alone, Part 2 We are not separated spiritually (October 12, 2016):
"I understand that you are feeling my absence. Krishna will give you strength. Physical presence is immaterial; presence of the transcendental sound received from the spiritual master should be the guidance of life. That will make our spiritual life successful."

Rama Raja (The Kingdom of Rama) Sri Rama Vijayotsava (October 11):
"When Lord Ramacandra, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, was the King of this world, all bodily and mental suffering, disease, old age, bereavement, lamentation, distress, fear and fatigue were completely absent."

One Must Tolerate all Kinds of Troubles (Compilation) (October 11, 2016):
"A person who tolerates all kinds of troubles, even though such troubles appear to be unbearable, is called forbearing.

Hare Krishna (Video) An historic film by Giorgio (October 10, 2016):
"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."

Don't Feel Alone (Part 1) Krishna and Guru are with you (October 9):
"Don't feel yourself to be alone because Krishna is always with you. Krishna is always with every living entity as Supersoul, and to His devotee especially He talks and gives instructions how to attain the perfectional stage of meeting Him. So don't feel alone."

Madan Mohan, the Enchanter of Cupid (Compilation) (October 8, 2016):
"Glory to the all-merciful Radha and Madana-mohana! I am lame and ill advised, yet They are my directors, and Their lotus feet are everything to me."

More Quotes on Serving Krishna (Compilation) (October 7, 2016):
"Just see how you all are giving all of your time and energy and attention to serving Krishna and how this simple formula is having such effect of creating topmost yogis and saintly young persons."

Accept Krishna's Plan (Compilation) sarva-dharman parityajya (October 6):
"So far your thinking about things and making so many plans, that is all right, but our first business is Krishna's plan. That is the only plan, and no matter how many schemes we employ to adjust things in this material world, if they have no solid basis in Krishna's plan, they remain merely dreams of phantasmagoria."

Not Officially, But in My Heart Srila Prabhupada meets his Guru (October 5):
"So I was at that time a fool, but I opined like this. And I accepted him as my spiritual master immediately. Not officially, but in my heart. That was in 1922."

On Serving Krishna (Compilation) From Prabhupada's letters (October 4):
"Krishna is very merciful to His sincere devotees, but also we have to remember that Maya is very strong. Therefore, we have to always be engaged in serving Krishna. At every moment we should be doing this or that service for Krishna's transcendental pleasure."

Engage Your Talent in Krishna's Service (Compilation) (October 3, 2016):
"So our this movement is based on practical activity. Whatever talent you have got, whatever little strength you have got, education you have got... You haven't got to learn anything. Whatever you have got, in whatever position you are, you can serve Krishna."

Nine Kinds of Devotional Service (Compilation) (October 2, 2016):
"Sri Rupa Gosvami affirms herein that there are nine different kinds of devotional service, which are listed as hearing, chanting, remembering, serving, worshiping the Deity in the temple, praying, carrying out orders, serving Krishna as a friend and sacrificing everything for Him."

Krishna Will Give You Intelligence (Compilation) (October 1, 2016):
"The Lord is present in everyone's heart, and He gives the living entity intelligence. According to the desires of the living entity, the Lord makes him remember or forget."

You Have to Become Patient (Compilation) (September 30, 2016):
"'I have become Krishna's devotee, but still I'm not feeling happy. How is that?' So therefore you have to become patient. The enthusiasm must be there, you must be patient also."

Make the Best Use of a Bad Bargain (Compilation) (September 29, 2016):
"Although this body is temporary, we can utilize it for the best purpose. What is that best purpose? Realization of Krishna. If we can utilize this temporary body for utilization, for understanding Krishna consciousness and be fixed up in that Krishna consciousness, that is the best use of the bad bargain."

The Six Feminine Opulences From Bhagavad-gita 10.34 (September 28):
"Among women I am fame, fortune, speech, memory, intelligence, faithfulness and patience."

Women in ISKCON in Prabhupada's Time Historical Report (September 28):
"You dance, she dances. You sing, she sings, you cook, she cooks, there is no difference. You are the same in Krishna's eyes."

No One Should Criticize a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (September 27):
"The Lord can tolerate insults upon Himself by any miscreant because the father tolerates even insults from the son. But He never tolerates insults upon His devotees. By insulting a great soul, one has to forego all the results of pious acts and benedictions also."

A Story about George and Srila Prabhupada (September 26, 2016):
"They had a wonderful conversation, where at one point George asked him if he should move into the temple and shave his head. I believe he would have if Prabhupad had said yes. But Prabhupad said emphatically 'No! You have a great gift for the world in your music."

My Sweet Lord A brief history of George Harrison's hit song (September 26):
"'My Sweet Lord' is a song by English musician and former Beatle George Harrison that was released in November 1970 on his triple album All Things Must Pass."

My Sweet Lord by George Harrison (Video) (September 26, 2016):
"I had been chanting Hare Krishna for a long time, and this song was a simple idea of how to do a Western pop equivalent of a mantra which repeats over and over again the holy names."

The Secret of Surrendering to Krishna (Compilation) (September 25):
"The qualification is that a person always engage himself in Krishna consciousness and with love and devotion render all kinds of services. He should perform some sort of work for Krishna, and that work should be with love."

The Mercy is Always There (Compilation) (September 24, 2016):
"The mercy of the spiritual master is always there, but we have to take it. Just like the sun, it is there for everyone, but we at least have to stand in a receptive place to get the benefit."

No Material Impediments to Love of God (Compilation) (September 23):
"If you want to love God, there is no material impediments. Ahaituky apratihata. It cannot be checked. You may be the poor of the poorest of the poor; still you can love God."

Markine Bhagavata-Dharma (Srila Prabhupada's arrival in the USA, 1965):
"On September 17, 1965, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada arrived in Boston on board the ship Jaladuta. He carried within his heart the order of his spiritual master to spread the teachings of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu to the Western world."

Do What You Can for Guru and Krishna (Compilation) (September 22):
"In the transcendental loving service of the Lord, it doesn't matter whether we are working, cooking, painting, writing, chanting, or whatever, they are all the same. There are no such distinctions of higher and lower on the transcendental platform."

One Should Take Shelter of a Great Soul (Compilation) (September 21):
"Because the common man is unable to control the senses and the mind, it is his duty to seek the shelter of a great soul or a great devotee of the Lord and just try to please him. That will make his life perfect."

A Perfect Gentleman (Compilation) (September 20, 2016):
"Brahmana means perfect gentleman. A rogue, thief, cannot become brahmana. Brahmana is perfect gentleman. Who feels for others, that is gentleman. Who does not feel for others, for his sense gratification, he is a rogue."

No Such Thing as Big or Small Seeing with equal vision (September 19):
"Actually in our movement there is no such thing as big or small. Everyone is a devotee."

The Greatest Achievement To be a servant of the servant (September 18):
"The greatest achievement for a devotee is to become a servant of the servants. Actually no one should desire to become the direct servant of the Lord. That is not a very good idea."

Guru Bhakti Whether I will be successful or not successful (September 17):
"Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakura has taught very, very nicely about guru. Therefore he has written in Gurvastaka, yasya prasadad bhagavat-prasadah. He is example, practical example of guru-bhakti, Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakura."

Srila Prabhupada's Sannyasa Initiation (Sri Visvarupa Mahotsava):
"Srila Prabhupada accepted the order of sannyasa from Sri Srimad Bhaktiprajnana Kesava Maharaja on September 17, 1959 at the Keshavaji Math in Mathura. Included below are some relevant quotes from Srila Prabhupada's lectures and letters."

Srila Prabhupada's Lecture in Honor of his Sannyasa Guru (Sept. 16):
"So my godbrother -- his name is Kesava, Bhaktiprajnana Kesava -- did this favor for me because he was an ocean of mercy; krpambudhi. We offer our obeisances to Vaisnavas: Vancha-kalpa-tarubhyas ca krpa-sindhubhya eva ca. The Vaisnavas, the representatives of the Lord, are so kind."

The Glories of Haridasa Thakura (Haridasa Thakura's Disappearance Day):
"The transcendental qualities of Haridasa Ṭhakura are innumerable and unfathomable. One may describe a portion of them, but to count them all is impossible."

The Passing of Haridasa Thakura (Srila Haridasa Thakura Tirobhava tithi):
"In this chapter it is described how Brahma Haridasa Thakura gave up his body with the consent of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, and how the Lord Himself personally performed the funeral ceremony and carried the body to the sea."

O When will that Day Come? (Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura's Appearance Day):
"Sriman Mahaprabhu did not descend with His associates to deliver a certain number of human beings in the land of India, but rather His purpose was to deliver and uplift all living beings in all countries of the world by preaching the eternal religion of all souls."

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura's Appearance Day Lecture (September 14):
"So today is a very auspicious day, Thakura Bhaktivinoda’s birthday. Here is the picture of Thakura Sac-cid-ananda Bhaktivinoda. He was one of the acaryas of this disciplic succession from Krishna. We have got a succession table from Krishna, genealogical table."

A Pure Vaisnava can Deliver Krishna to Anyone He Wants (September 14):
"In this song, Bhaktivinoda Thakura describes that a pure Vaisnava, as the proprietor of Krishna and love of Krishna, can deliver both to anyone and everyone he likes."

Saragrahi Vaisnava A poem by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura (September 14):
"So push thy onward march, O soul/ Against an evil deed/ That stands with soldiers Hate and Lust/ A hero be indeed/ Maintain thy post in spirit world/ As firmly as you can/ Let never matter push thee down/ O stand heroic man."

Manasa Deho Geha (Audio) By Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura (September 14):
"Mind, body, and family, whatever may be mine, I have surrendered at Your lotus feet, O youthful son of Nanda! In good fortune or in bad, in life or at death, all my difficulties have disappeared by choosing those feet of Yours as my only shelter."

Kabe Habe Bolo (Audio) By Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura (September 14):
"When, oh when will that day be mine? When my offenses ceasing, taste for the name increasing, when in my heart will your mercy shine? When, oh when will that day be mine?"

The Most Important Place in the World (Srila Jiva Gosvami's Appearance):
"So you have got this opportunity. So at least for a few days let us sit down here, and under the protection of Srila Rupa Gosvami and Jiva Gosvami. This place is a very sanctified place. They used to assemble here."

Srila Jiva Gosvami A discussion by Srila Prabhupada (September 13, 2016):
"He is one of the very important acaryas in our sampradaya, so especially his Sandarbhas should be discussed. If there is no such book, then the following discussion may be, take place."

You Must Fight Not that you sit down idly and let God do it (September 12):
"The God says that 'Here is injustice, so you should fight.' God says that. God never says that 'I am God, Krishna. I am your friend. You sit down idly and I shall do everything.' He never said that."

One Moon is Sufficient What these millions of stars can do? (September 11):
"We want one sincere person who has learned to love God, Krishna. That's all. I have come to your country with this mission, and if I find one or two boys or girls sincerely have learned how to love God, Krishna, then my mission is successful."

Krishna is Energized by Radharani Prakrti means energy (September 10):
"Krishna has got also energy, the original purusa -- Radharani, energy, prakrti. Krishna is engladdened in the presence of Radharani. That is nature. Similarly, a man, he becomes energized if he has got a good wife or good mother."

Understanding Radharani Through Srila Prabhupada (Sri Radhastami):
"On the auspicious occasion of Sri Radhastami 2016, we've compiled the following quotes from Srila Prabhupada's teachings which help us to understand Srimati Radharani."

The Glories of Srimati Radharani (Sri Radhastami, September 9, 2016):
"The following are just a few of the many quotes from Srila Prabhupada which enable us to approach Krishna through the mercy of Srimati Radharani, Krishna's eternal consort."

Queen of Vraja (Video) Narrated by Vishnujana Swami (Sri Radhastami):
"Narottama Das says that the eternal pastimes of Radha and Krishna from day to day are full of transcendental pleasure. Let us all remember them now and then and thus become happy even in this material world."

One Must Fly by Individual Strength Becoming strong (September 8):
"Our relationship is eternal. But if somebody lags behind, so in spite of our eternal relationship one may not meet other at the destination. Just like a flock of birds -- although very intimately related, every one of them has to fly in the sky by individual strength."

With Love, Not Force Srila Prabhupada sets the standard (September 7):
"Regarding your question should force be used on children, no, there shall be no forcing the children to do anything. Child should not be forced. This is all nonsense. Who has devised these things?"

They are Vaisnava Srila Prabhupada's spiritual daughters (September 6):
"But these women are not ordinary women. They are preachers. They are preachers. They are Vaisnava. By their association, one becomes a Vaisnava."

We are Vaisnavas Male or female, it does not matter (September 5, 2016):
"We are Vaisnavas. We are not concerned with male or female position in life. That is simply body concept of life. It is not spiritual."

Everyone is Our Prabhu A Vaisnava's natural humility (September 4, 2016):
"As servants of the Supreme Lord, all living entities are one, but a Vaisnava, because of his natural humility, addresses every other living entity as prabhu."

That Person Becomes Most Dear to Me Becoming dear to Krishna (Sept. 3):
"As the Supersoul of the living entities, sitting in everyone's heart, I observe everyone's activity in every stage and order of life."

Holy Pilgrimage to Port Said An important city in Prabhupada's lila (Sept. 2):
"Egypt was the first country in which Srila Prabhupada set foot outside of India. He stopped in Port Said on September 2, 1965 and visited the town with the captain of the Jaladuta steamship. Prabhupada said he liked it."

Simple Living and High Thinking Prabhupada's rooms in Vrindavan (Sept. 1):
"Yes, we are trying to set a perfect example according to the Bhagavad-gita as it is, how to execute simple living and high thinking. We are not interested in any material comforts of life which are limited and temporary. We are interested in solving the real problems of life, birth, death, old-age, and disease."

Humble Beginnings in New York City A trip back in time (August 31, 2016):
"While on a trip to New York from the Middle East in 1980, I spent a day visiting the nectarean Prabhupada places of pilgrimage like the Bowery, 26 Second Avenue and Tompkins Square Park."

Srila Prabhupada on the Bowery History in the making (August 30, 2016):
"In the back of the loft I noticed a little curtain -- an Indian madras type of curtain-- and so I decided to peer into that area. I looked in and there was Swami Bhaktivedanta sitting there cross-legged in saffron garments, with the markings on his forehead and nose and his hand in the bead bag."

Divine Qualities of a Pure Devotee Jaya Srila Prabhupada! (August 29):
"A devotee of the Lord is always kind to everyone; he does not pick quarrels. His interest is in the essence of life, which is spiritual. He is equal to everyone, no one can find fault in him, his magnanimous mind is always fresh and clean, and he is without material possessions."

You Have to Bow Down Why you forget your position? (August 28, 2016):
"You are bowing down to everyone. You are bowing down to death, you are bowing down to disease, you are bowing down to old age. You are bowing down to so many things. You are forced. And still you are thinking that 'I cannot bow down. I don't like.'"

Help from Friend in the Heart Sunday lecture (August 28, 2016):
"There is a English proverb that 'God helps him who tries to help himself.' That is a English proverb. So to become Krsna conscious is not very difficult thing. People have no taste. They do not understand the importance of this Krsna consciousness movement."

The Essence of Krishna Consciousness A simple formula (August 27, 2016):
"Chant, dance, take prasadam, live very happily, and look very brilliant, and next life go to home, back to Godhead."

The Meaning of Vyasa-Puja (The Most Blessed Event, Sri Vyasa-Puja):
"So this Vyasa-puja means one day in a year, on the birthday of the spiritual master, because he is representative of Vyasa -- he is delivering the same knowledge which has come down by disciplic succession without any change -- he is offered the respect. This is called Vyasa-puja."

Vyasa-Puja Reply from Srila Prabhupada (Sri Vyasa-Puja, August 26):
"I am so much pleased with your kind and affectionate words on the occasion of my birthday anniversary on the Nandotsva day this year (1972). My Guru Maharaj wanted me to spread this Krishna Consciousness Movement in western world, and you are all helping in this great attempt."

Bhagavad-Gita As It Is 4.34 tad viddhi pranipatena (Vyasa-Puja, August 26):
"Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth."

Vyasa-Puja Offering #1 By Vaisnavananda dasa (Vyasa-Puja, August 26):
"There are neither earthly nor heavenly calculations how I can possibly repay even a microscopic iota of gratitude for bestowing upon me the shelter of your lotus feet.  In my quest for spiritual realization early in my life, I was highly fortunate to come in contact with you and you accepted me as your disciple."

Vyasa-Puja Offering #2 By Padmapani das (Vyasa-Puja, August 26):
"Thank you for coming to this world to save us in spite of the tremendous difficulties and obstacles which you had to face alone, depending solely on the mercy of the Supreme Lord Krishna and your eternal spiritual master, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura."

108 Glories to Srila Prabhupada jaya om visnu-pada (Vyasa-Puja, Aug. 26):
"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."

You Simply try to Understand Krishna Sri Krishna Janmastami (August 25):
"Let us understand Krishna. That is Krishna consciousness movement. Let us understand Krishna. And if you simply understand Krishna, as it is stated in the Bhagavad-gita, janma karma me divyam yo janati tattvatah... Tattvatah, in truth, not superficially. Learn this science of Krishna."

Lord Krishna's Appearance Day Lecture Krishna Janmastami (August 25):
"His Excellency, the High Commissioner; ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for your coming here and participating in this ceremony, Janmastami, advent of Krishna. The subject matter I've been ordered to speak on is advent of Krishna."

Bhagavad-Gita As It Is 4.9 janma karma ca me divyam (August 25, 2016):
"One who knows the transcendental nature of My appearance and activities does not, upon leaving the body, take his birth again in this material world, but attains My eternal abode, O Arjuna."

Bhagavad-Gita As It Is 18.55 bhaktya mam abhijanati (August 25, 2016):
"One can understand the Supreme Personality as He is only by devotional service. And when one is in full consciousness of the Supreme Lord by such devotion, he can enter into the kingdom of God."

Hippies into Happies Srila Prabhupada at The Family Dog (August 24):
"So Srila Prabhupada came amongst this. He walked onto the stage, and he looked out amongst the throngs of hippies and he smiled. Then he said, 'I have come to make all the hippies into happies.'"

Chant, Dance, Take Prasadam Prabhupada's simple formula (August 24):
"So our only request is that you try to understand this Krishna consciousness movement. It is very simple. We are requesting everyone to chant the Hare Krishna mantra and take prasadam. When you are tired of chanting, the prasadam is ready."

The Culture of Knowledge The path to self-realization (August 23, 2016):
"As advised in the Thirteenth Chapter of Bhagavad-gita (13.8-12), one should culture knowledge in the following way: 1. One should himself become a perfect gentleman and learn to give proper respect to others. 2. One should not pose himself as a religionist simply for name and fame."

The Flower of Your Country Prabhupada's boys and girls (August 22, 2016):
"I came to this country from India six years ago to introduce Krishna Consciousness, the scientific process of spiritual life, to the English-speaking people of the Western world. Now by the grace of Krishna I have many thousands of disciples, young American and European boys and girls."

Instruction Alone is not Enough Seeking the mercy (August 21, 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."

Freedom from all Calamities Sunday lecture (August 21, 2016):
"I wish that all those calamities would happen again and again so that we could see You again and again, for seeing You means that we will no longer see repeated births and deaths."

Guru-Prasada The spiritual master distributes the mercy (August 20, 2016):
"The word guru-prasada indicates that the spiritual master is very merciful in bestowing the boon of devotional service upon the disciple. That is the best possible gift the spiritual master has to offer."

Under Krishna and Baladeva's Subjugation (August 19, 2016):
"Lord Krishna and Balarama are not two different Personalities of Godhead. God is one without a second, but He expands Himself in many forms without their being separate from one another. They are all plenary expansions."

Every Living Entity is a Servant of the Lord (August 19, 2016):
"Every living entity is essentially a servant of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and the spiritual master is also His servant. Still, the spiritual master is a direct manifestation of the Lord."

Even Baladeva is a Servant of Krishna Jaya Krishna-Balarama! (August 18):
"Although Lord Baladeva appeared before the birth of Lord Krishna and is therefore Krishna's worshipable elder brother, He used to act as Krishna's eternal servitor."

Lord Balarama Visits Vrindavana A favorite Balarama pastime (August 18):
"Lord Balarama became very anxious to see His father and mother, Maharaja Nanda and Yasoda. Therefore He started for Vrndavana on a chariot with great enthusiasm."

Balarama is Krishna's First Expansion Balarama Jayanti (August 17, 2016):
"The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krishna, is the fountainhead of all incarnations. Lord Balarama is His second body. They are both one and the same identity. They differ only in form."

Lord Balarama is All-Powerful Sri Balarama ki jaya! (August 17, 2016):
"Lord Balarama is the Personality of Godhead, Ananta Himself; therefore He is beyond the scope of understanding by mind, intelligence or body."

Balarama is the Original Spiritual Master Balarama's Mercy (August 17):
"In the Upanisads it is stated, nayam atma bala-hinena labhyah. The purport is that one cannot attain the supreme platform of self-realization without being sufficiently favored by Balarama."

One Who is Very Fortunate kona bhagyavan jiva (August 16, 2016):
"According to their karma, all living entities are wandering throughout the entire universe. Some of them are being elevated to the upper planetary systems, and some are going down into the lower planetary systems."

One Must Seek the Mercy of Pure Devotees yasya prasadad (August 15):
"In this song, Bhaktivinoda Thakura describes that a pure Vaisnava, as the proprietor of Krishna and love of Krishna, can deliver both to anyone and everyone he likes. Therefore to get Krishna and love of Krishna one must seek the mercy of pure devotees."

Please Accept Me Now I have come to my consciousness (August 14, 2016):
"All you have to do is bow down before Krishna with faith and say, 'My Lord Krishna, I was forgetful of You for so long, for so many lives. Now I have come to my consciousness; please accept me.' That's all."

Love Comes From Krishna Transcendental love (Sunday lecture, August 14):
"So we are worshiping Krishna. His simple business is, as we have described, Radha-Madhava, He is lover of Srimati Radharani. Krishna means lover. This very word Krishna means "all-attractive." You can attract by your love, not by anything else. Therefore His name is Krishna."

Open for Everyone Everyone can chant and see the results (August 13):
"This Krishna consciousness movement is not something new, something that we have introduced or manufactured. It is authorized on the Vedic principles, authorized by acaryas like Caitanya Mahaprabhu and others. And the method is very simple; there is no loss."

The Simple Method Srila Prabhupada reveals a great opportunity (August 12):
"The process is very simple. Just keep a picture of Lord Caitanya with His associates. Lord Caitanya is in the middle, accompanied by His principal associates -- Nityananda, Advaita, Gadadhara, and Srivasa. One simply has to keep this picture. One can keep it anywhere."

Bhaktivedanta Manor Pancha-Tattva Painting Saradiya dasi (August 12):
"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."

Compassionate Prabhupada vancha-kalpa-tarubhyas ca (August 11, 2016):
"Because a Vaisnava fully takes shelter of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, he personally has no problems, but because he is compassionate toward the fallen, conditioned souls, he is always thinking of plans to save them from their hellish life in this body and the next."

Somehow or Other Get the mercy by hook or by crook (August 10, 2016):
"Somehow or other if one can please a pure devotee of the Lord, such action means immediate satisfaction of the Lord, even though such a person is not officially qualified to receive the mercy of the Lord."

The Most Intelligent Way of Approaching God (August 9, 2016):
"Actually, without the mercy of a devotee nobody can approach the Lord directly-- and it is easier to get mercy of a devotee than to get mercy of the Lord."

No Cause of Feeling Forlorn Srila Prabhupada's reassurance (August 8):
"There is no cause of feeling so forlorn. As long as we are chanting Hare Krishna Mantra we are always under Krishna's protection. And you have committed no offenses. Even if there were some, they are all excused."

You Always Have My Blessings We are running on his mercy (August 7):
"You always have my blessings, the father always wishes that the son may be more successful than himself. This is the spiritual conception."

Remembering my Mother One year later (August 6, 2016):
"When I was a young man preaching in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf countries such as Kuwait, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman to the East Indian community there, I was often asked how my mother was doing."

I am Always with You Srila Prabhupada's promise (August 5, 2016):
"I am always with you. Never mind if I am physically absent."

To Feel Separation is Very Good Spiritual attachment (August 4, 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."

Krishna in the Land of the Pharaohs Egyptian Bas-Relief (August 3, 2016):
"I am very happy to see you are trying to spread Krishna consciousness in Egypt. You should present Krishna consciousness not as a religion, but a science of God realization. Try to convince them that it is not just a kind of faith."

The Painting... You Have No End To It Krishna conscious art (August 2):
"I feel fortunate and grateful that I had the opportunity at the age of 20, in 1970 to join His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada's mission. Srila Prabhupada wanted his group of artists to flood the world with Krishna art and his books were the medium in which the artwork flourished."

Prabhupada Receives the First Big Gita History in the making (August 1):
"I was overjoyed, and went to His room to offer it to Him, followed by a photographer. I gave it to Him and said 'Here is the first copy of Your new Bhagavad Gita, Srila Prabhupad.'"

You Should Pray to Krishna for Me A sweet Prabhupada memory (July 31):
"I think that one of the most profound experiences I had with Srila Prabhupada took place in 1969 when I was serving him during his visit to Hamburg, West Germany."

Remembering Srila Prabhupada A disciple shares some stories (July 30):
"In June of 1972, I went with the Vancouver devotees to Portland, Oregon to attend a festival with Srila Prabhupada."

The Heart of a Pure Devotee Always liquified, just like nectar (July 29):
"A soft heart is compared to honey, to butter and to nectar. And the condition of the mind is compared to sunshine. As honey and butter become melted even in slight sunshine, softhearted persons become easily melted."

Eager for Prabhupada's Mercy No one can stop a determined soul (July 28):
"I was in Vancouver temple, and I heard that Srila Prabhupada was coming to L.A. I’d never seen Prabhupada before so I got very excited and I asked Bahudak, who was the temple president, that I wanted to go to meet Prabhupada. And he said, 'If you want to please Prabhupada, you stay here.'"

Equal to Everyone Those who are wise see with equal vision (July 27, 2016):
"The pure devotee is actually equal to everyone, as confirmed in Bhagavad-gita (18.54): brahma-bhutah prasannatma/ na socati na kanksati/ samah sarvesu bhutesu."

More Than Millions of Dollars The spiritual vision of a pure devotee (July 26):
"I want one soul saved. That is more than millions of dollars."

Our Movement is the Only Hope Do everything nicely (July 25, 2016):
"I wish that it will be noted down in history that this Krishna Consciousness Movement is responsible for saving the world. Practically, our Movement is the only hope for saving the world from complete disaster."

A Vaisnava's Sincere Humility Never admits his exalted position (July 24):
"It is characteristic of advanced Vaisnavas following the principles of bhakti that they think themselves ordinary human beings."

I Need Your Help Srila Prabhupada is calling (July 23, 2016):
"You write to describe me as a loving servant of the Lord. If you believe me so, then kindly help me in my service. That will help both of us. I want your cooperation fully."

We Must Depend Only on Krishna mam ekam saranam vraja (July 22, 2016):
"Of course ultimately we must depend only on Krishna. If He gives us something we shall accept and offer it in His service, if we have nothing, what is the harm, we shall sit under a tree and chant Hare Krishna."

Srila Prabhupada's Only Business Without any personal motivation (July 21):
"You asked me to pray for the devotees, and that is the only business of my life."

Boiling the Milk It becomes thicker and sweeter (July 20, 2016):
"Now I want that we shall concentrate on making our devotees Krishna conscious and ourselves becoming Krishna conscious, and not be so much concerned with expanding ourselves widely but without any spiritual content."

No Question of Disappointment Comforting words from Prabhupada (July 19):
"There is no question of disappointment in Krishna Consciousness. We shall try our best -- success or no success, we shall depend on Krishna."

Pure Gold Eternally golden Srila Prabhupada (July 18, 2016):
"When a diamond is set in a golden ring, it looks very nice. The gold is glorified, and at the same time the diamond is glorified."

More Potent Than Worship of the Lord The pure devotee's glories (July 17):
"A pure devotee of the Lord cannot be separated from the lotus feet of the Lord for even a moment. Undoubtedly the Lord is always within the hearts of all living creatures, but they hardly know about it because they are deluded by the illusory material energy."

Utilizing Everything in Krishna's Service That is our vision (July 16, 2016):
"One should not give up anything which can be utilized in the service of the Lord. That is a secret of devotional service. Anything that can be utilized in advancing Krishna consciousness and devotional service should be accepted."

Srila Prabhupada's Only Desire It's an open secret (July 15, 2016):
"You write to me that you do not know what is my desire, but my desire is an open secret. I simply want all over the Western countries people may take this simple formula of chanting, dancing and eating Krishna Prasadam, and being happy."

Vaisnava is Never Alone Always feeling the presence of Guru (July 14, 2016):
"Vaisnava is never alone. When I first came to the United States I was seemingly alone for one year. But I never felt alone. I always felt the presence of my Guru Maharaja."

Srila Prabhupada's Divine Lotus Feet The sweetest nectar (July 13, 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."

This Relationship Cannot Be Ended Prabhupada's promise (July 12, 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."

The Highest Benediction Receiving the mercy of Srila Prabhupada (July 11):
"Even a moment's association with a pure devotee cannot be compared to being transferred to heavenly planets or even merging into the Brahman effulgence in complete liberation."

Vaikuntha Thinking Everyone is a servant of the Lord (July 10, 2016):
"Everyone should be friendly for the service of the Lord. Everyone should praise another's service to the Lord and not be proud of his own service. This is the way of Vaisnava thinking, Vaikuntha thinking."

Whether He's a Fool or Rascal Krishna accepts him if recommended (July 9):
"One who takes asraya, shelter of a devotee, Krishna does not give him up. Krishna accepts him. Yasya prasadad bhagavat-prasadah... Because if that person who is giving shelter, if he's pleased, Krishna is immediately."

How to Become Dear to Krishna In Lord Krishna's own words (July 8, 2016):
"Regardless of which stage one is in, when I see that one is engaged seriously and sincerely in discharging the duties ordered by the spiritual master, and is thus dedicating his life to the service of the spiritual master, that person becomes most dear to Me."

All Glories to Srila Prabhupada Respectful obeisances to our Guru (July 7):
"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 Visnu."

The Vaisnava Journal Explained With a list of writers for each issue (July 7):
"Since posting The Vaisnava Journal in PDF online, I've received some feedback from our readers expressing their inability to read all the issues due to lack of time and they've asked me to simplify the process for them."

Distributing Krishna's Message As It Is The transparent via media (July 6):
"It is my duty to help you always in the matter of understanding Krishna Consciousness and whatever I am trying to bestow upon you all is the gift of Lord Krishna directly -- I am just doing the work of a bearer."

Little Drops of Water Wear the Stone Prabhupada's determination (July 5):
"I write in the night. I get up at half past twelve. I go to bed at half past ten, and I get up at half past twelve. Then I finish my chanting, if there is any balance, and then I begin dictating. And the morning they take it and type it."

Bowing Down to the Right Person Srila Prabhupada led by example (July 4):
"If you don't bow down to Krishna and His representative, you'll be forced to bow down to something else -- maya (illusion). That is your position. You cannot be free at any moment."

Srila Prabhupada (Poem) A disciple glorifies his eternal guru (July 4, 2016):
"When you departed/ We were left brokenhearted/ How could we continue/ All that you started/ Without you to guide us/ Praise us and chide us/ We were lost little children/ Without our father beside us."

Krishna is Merciful to Humble Devotees trnad api sunicena (July 3, 2016):
"Krishna is so very merciful to those who are very humble in their attitude engaged in the service of the Lord. Lord Caitanya advised, therefore, one should be humbler than the straw and more tolerant than the tree and thus be seriously engaged in glorifying the Lord."

Krishna's Causeless Mercy is Always There We just have to take it (July 2):
"If we take up that causeless Mercy a little seriously than further causeless Mercies are bestowed one after another unceasingly. Krishna is more anxious to bestow His benediction upon us than we are ready to take it."

I Have Studied the American Minds Laying the groundwork (July 1, 2016):
"My mission is not turn any one from the affiliation of a particular religion but I want to let them know more knowledge about God and devotion."

My Dear Brother Srila Prabhupada writes to one and all (June 30, 2016):
"Please excuse me if I have offended you by calling you my dear Brother. Actually you are my dear brother and when you know me you shall be pleased that I have called you as such."

Completely Dependent on Krishna's Mercy No other shelter (June 29, 2016):
"I could have died on the way, but instead Krishna mercifully brought me here. Why Krishna has brought me here, only He knows."

Swami Jesus Some time the Lord speaks through innocent child (June 28):
"I am obliged to your good daughter for awarding me a good degree as SWAMI JESUS which is actually a great honour for me. Some time the Lord speaks through innocent child and I take this honour as sent by Lord Jesus through an innocent child free from all formalities of the current society."

Ambassador of Bhakti Yoga An historic newspaper article (June 27, 2016):
"A slight brown man in faded orange drapes wearing white bathing shoes stepped out of a compact car yesterday and into the Butler YMCA to attend a meeting. He is A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swamiji, a messenger from India to the peoples of the West."

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." (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."

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):
"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!"

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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 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."

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."

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."

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 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."

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."

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."

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."

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 24, 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."

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."

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.

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):
"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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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?"

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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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