The Power of Brigupati Prabhu
Apr01

The Power of Brigupati Prabhu

When I was young I had the idea that I would just be a simple book distributor for this whole life and many future lives. Somehow or other I was not pure enough. It is a great inspiration of see Brgu Pati Prabhu and perhaps in some future life I can join him. Recentely I went out for book distribution, after a long break. As I came outof the station I met one old "bhakta" on the corner. This was in Tokyo were there is over...

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The Power of Brigupati Prabhu
Mar29

The Power of Brigupati Prabhu

Brigupati Prabhu, the grandfather Bhisma of Sankirtana (26 years of book distribution- almost all of which as full-time book distribution), who lives in New Dwarka and who goes to the LAX airport everyday to bless numberless souls with Srila Prabhupada's books, says something and that thing becomes true immediately: Several months ago, I was sitting with him in one of the seats in the United Airlines terminal, having lunch. In the...

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A Nectar Concert in North Carolina
Mar14

A Nectar Concert in North Carolina

Last Saturday night Mathura Prabhu (a local devotee from the Hillsborough temple community), Bhakta Shoban from Mumbai and myself drove to Charlotte to try to distribute books at a large Rave concert. As we were driving, it was raining like anything. We got to the large parking lot early and by Krsna's Divine Grace, it suddenly stopped raining as soon as the first cars full of SWEET SWEET innocent young american teenagers started...

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Book Distribution Nectar from the US
Mar10

Book Distribution Nectar from the US

I sold 2 books to 2 young lady students on the college street near Duke University (North Carolina)last Sunday. I invited them to come to the Siva Ratri festival that evening. They said "yes" and sure enough, they came that very evening. Garuda Prabhu was giving the lecture when they arrived. After it, one of the girls told me "you know, that man who gave the lecture tonight, he is my my Eastern religions professor at...

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Excerpt from the Los Angeles Sastra Dana newsletter
Mar04

Excerpt from the Los Angeles Sastra Dana newsletter

Oh, your intense love for me. I am living for you. All over the world everything is going on. Money is coming and being spent. And I don’t have to worry. I am so much indebted. And I am taking much service from you all. That is a brhad-mrdanga; I am beating from my room and the sound goes ten thousand miles away. (Quotation 28 in Just As I Have Shown You (Mayapur, 1986)) Without literature, how can we enlighten the people at...

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