Govardhana Trail in New Govardhana, Australia. Kishori devi…



Govardhana Trail in New Govardhana, Australia.
Kishori devi dasi: Lying across two states – Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh in India – there is a mystical mountain called ‘Govardhana’. Govardhana is located in the middle of a forest called Vrindavana, the birthplace of the Lord, Sri Krishna. This mountain is c...

NBS # 40: The Ecstatic Dancing Of Lord Chaitanya. With the…



NBS # 40: The Ecstatic Dancing Of Lord Chaitanya.
With the upcoming Jagannatha Rath Yatra Festival, this special issue covers Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s ecstatic dancing in the mood of Srimati Radharani during the Rath Yatra Festival.
We pray that this issue brings some pleasure to the devotees of Sri Chaitanya Maha...

“Worship of Radha-Krishna Deities is the ultimate pinnacle…



“Worship of Radha-Krishna Deities is the ultimate pinnacle of Deity worship, and it must be done with the utmost caution and attention to every detail of giving opulent service. I am not recommending more temples to install Radha-Krishna Deities until I have become more convinced that they can properly manage. At least five to ...

Will Isopanisad change his mind? Recently, while I was…



Will Isopanisad change his mind?
Recently, while I was distributing in Ljubljana (Slovenia), I approached a man and offered him an Isopanisad.
I asked him, “What’s your name?”
“My name is Mrtu.”
“Interesting. It sounds like a Sanskrit word. This books tells about higher consciousnes...

ISKCON Begins!

By Mukunda Goswami

It was a hot, muggy day in lower Manhattan during the month of May 1966. I pedalled to 26 Second Avenue where I met the Swami, a friend named Carl and the rental agent, Paul Gardiner, a short, chunky man who was wearing blue denim trousers and a white, short-sleeved t-shirt. We hired the sto...

News from TKG Academy: Radhanath Swami Lovingly Listens. (5 min…



News from TKG Academy: Radhanath Swami Lovingly Listens. (5 min video)
Swamis are most notable for their speech. They share their wisdom through their speech. They sit on a raised platform, amongst hundreds of followers, and impart transcendental knowledge through the spiritual sound vibration and into the blaring microphone. T...

July 1. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations. Satsvarupa…



July 1. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami: Satsvarupa das Brahmacari Bhagwad-geeta ’66 Diary (con’d)
There is no harm in being a householder. No difference between a householder and a sannyasi. But a sannyasi can’t talk with a woman in a lonely place. Swamiji gave a pr...

An Honor And A Privilege (Album with photos) Indradyumna Swami:…



An Honor And A Privilege (Album with photos)
Indradyumna Swami: Our festival tour on the Baltic Sea coast in Poland is up and running. Thousands of people are coming each day to attend our festivals. It’s amazing to see the overwhelming response. Then again, it was all predicted by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Five hundred ye...

The latest issue of Sri Krishna-kathamrita Bindu e-magazine was…



The latest issue of Sri Krishna-kathamrita Bindu e-magazine was just released. This edition includes:
* PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS – His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada speaks about the reality of political leadership.
* DISSERVICE TO THE BHAGAVATAM – Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati T...

Mr. Spock gets one of Srila Prabhupada’s books to read…



Mr. Spock gets one of Srila Prabhupada’s books to read while in a mission in the starship Enterprise :-)
Srila Prabhupada: The real preaching is selling books. You should know the tactic how to sell without irritating. What your lecture will do for three minutes, but if he reads one page his life may be turned. Letter to Ba...

A Powerful Ritual to Read Bhagavad Gita Everyday @ 5:45am…



A Powerful Ritual to Read Bhagavad Gita Everyday @ 5:45am PDT!
Our modern world is nearly devoid of rituals and even those that remain – such as ones that revolve around the holidays – have largely lost their transformative power and are empty and meaningless. Yet, “We see in every culture—and throughout ...

Service to Go-Mata is greater than Service to Govinda! Sri…



Service to Go-Mata is greater than Service to Govinda!
Sri Krishna Purusottama Das: Padma Purana: “Of all types of worship, worship of Lord Viṣṇu is best, and better than the worship of Lord Viṣṇu is the worship of His devotee, the Vaiṣṇava.”
When Pārvatī asked Lord M...

Fault-finding and Forgiveness

By Madhavananda Das

We have two choices as to which court we want to work in. The first court is that of the empowered demigod and mahājana devotee Sri Yamaraja. The second court is the court of Lord Nityananda. Working in Yamaraja's court means assisting his chief lieutenant Citragupta, whose job it is to...

Giriraj Swami: Today is the disappearance day of Srivasa…



Giriraj Swami: Today is the disappearance day of Srivasa Pandita, one of the members of the Panca-tattva: sri-krsna-caitanya prabhu-nityananda sri-advaita gadadhara srivasa. In describing the Caitanya tree, Sri Caitanya-caritamrta (Adi 10.8–11) states,
“The two brothers Srivasa Pandita and Sri Rama Pandita started two...