Srila Prabhupada’s Equal Vision

Nov 1, 1998 He wanted the whole world to know Krsna. UPON THE invitation of the Gita Bhavan (“Gita Center”), in December 1970 Srila Prabhupada and a party of disciples traveled to Indore, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, to take part in the week-long...

Special Prerogative

Jul 1, 1998 ONE OF MY MOST wonderful experiences in life came when I accompanied Srila Prabhupada on his tour of India from October 1970 to February 1972. While every experience with Srila Prabhupada was wonderful, traveling with him as he spread Krsna consciousness...

Service to God and Service to Man

Jan 1, 1998 Are they the same thing? BEFORE I MET Srila Prabhupada, I had wanted to serve humanity. Then I heard from Srila Prabhupada about the importance of serving Lord Krsna. Still the question remained: How does God’s service relate to man’s? After a...

Always Remain Srila Prabhupada’s Dog

Jul 1, 1995 “Srila Prabhupada could say just the right thing in the right way to deeply touch the heart of the listener.” EVERY MORNING when Srila Prabhupada was in Bombay he used to walk on Juhu Beach. One morning I had been feeling especially wretched...

Singing In Harmony In South Africa

Jun 1, 1988 Chanting the names of God brings welcome relief to a country rife with racial tension. The practice of chanting God’s names in public was begun by Lord Caitanya who is God Himself five hundred years ago in Bengal, India. The Lord predicted that in...

Finding A Perfect Master

Jan 1, 1988 From a Zen master to a hatha-yogi to an “enlightened” psychology professor a young man’s search for his guru. During my college years, I had the idea to attain perfection. I started reading spiritual books and learned I needed a guru. So...

The Point Of Prayer

Jan 1, 1987 Transcendental Commentary on the Issues of the Day According to a recent Associated Press article, eighty-seven percent of the people in America pray, mostly “for guidance, for family, for health, for friends and family, and in thanksgiving.”...

Not to Beg, But to Give

Aug 1, 1983 An American swami exhorts India’s elite to shoulder their God-given responsibility. This address was given in Bombay, at the fourth world conference of The Friends of India Society International. Until recently, the knowledge of devotional service to...