Books bide their time before helping
Apr20

Books bide their time before helping

I am reading sankirtan stories regularly. They are always inspiring. One day I received an email containing a link to “Vijay Prabhu’s Special Class on Book Distribution.” Before going out to distribute books, I listened to the lecture. A great lecture. I heard this new anecdote about how books are patient and help in time: On a street in Poznan (Poland), I stopped an elderly person. He said he is a hunter. He was interested in...

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A most amazing distribution point
Apr08

A most amazing distribution point

As we know from the “Teachings of Lord Caitanya,” there are no hard and fast rules for chanting Hare Krishna. Similarly, there are no hard and fast rules for distributing books. I was distributing books at a college, and I saw a security guard coming my way. Sometimes people complain. He was some distance away, so I went into a nearby building. After going through the door, I walked fast to avoid him. I made the first left, and it...

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College preaching in the USA

Recently, at the University of South Carolina, a woman approached me, partly out of breath, and said, “I’m so glad you’re still out here.” I had just distributed my second-to-last Bhagavad-gita for the day, & before I could wonder who would get the last one, she suddenly appeared. She explained, “A colleague in my office showed me a copy of that Gita you’re holding, which he got a little earlier from a gentleman out here.” [That...

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Special Class on Book Distribution by Vijay Prabhu
Apr03
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The power of book distribution
Mar27

The power of book distribution

In the early 1980s, my father was a doctor working with the United Nations. He had some friends who were visiting the United States, and while there, they met a devotee in the airport who gave them a BTG. They were Buddists, so they weren’t very interested, but they knew that my father was a Hindu, so they took the BTG magazine back to Burma, where we lived and gave it to my father. He never read it. But I saw it and read it. I...

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