The Greatest Gift at Any Age by Udayananda Dasa
May01

The Greatest Gift at Any Age by Udayananda Dasa

Udayananda Dasa IN JANUARY last year a woman in her early seventies came into my art shop at the local shopping mall. She bought several paintings for her home and while I framed them we talked. She told me her name is Harriet Barret, she is the mother of three children and the grandmother of seven, and she had been married for thirty-six years before her husband passed away in 1984. Somehow we got to the subject of reincarnation....

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Books Are the Basis by Navina Nirada Dasa
Sep01

Books Are the Basis by Navina Nirada Dasa

In this column we present the experiences and realizations of devotees who give Krsna consciousness to others by giving them Srila Prabhupada's books and other books on Krsna consciousness. The editors FOR MANY Hare Krsna devotees the most important activity is giving people spiritual knowledge. Without spiritual knowledge human life is incomplete. The most profound spiritual knowledge is found in the Vedas. Srila Prabhupada...

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Blessed Granny by Sivarama Swami
Jul01

Blessed Granny by Sivarama Swami

In this new column we'll present the experiences and realizations of devotees who give Krsna consciousness to others by giving them Srila Prabhupada's books and other books on Krsna consciousness. The following is reprinted from last year's Vyasa Puja book, a collection of letters written in praise of Srila Prabhupada in observance of his appearance day. Ed. DEAR SRILA PRABHUPADA Please accept my humble obeisances at...

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Eager to Read About Krsna
Nov01

Eager to Read About Krsna

Letters to the Moscow branch of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust Every year, through the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust some 200,000 people buy a book of Vedic literature in Russian. And every day the Trust's office in Moscow receives letters of appreciation from people whose spiritual yearnings have long been repressed. Here we present a sample of those letters. THE BOOKS PUBLISHED by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust changed my attitude...

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One Book In Bengali by Maha-Visnu Swami
Sep01

One Book In Bengali by Maha-Visnu Swami

This past February during ISKCON's annual walking pilgrimage in Navadvipa, West Bengal, a BTG photographer snapped a special encounter. Maha-Visnu Swami, the ISKCON devotee in the pictures, tells the story. ALMOST A THOUSAND devotees were walking together that morning junior and senior, men and women, young and old. We came to the place known as "Naimisaranya," where it is said that the Srimad-Bhagavatam was...

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