Sankirtan Lilas from Holland
Apr01

Sankirtan Lilas from Holland

Dear Sankirtan Devotees! Please Accept my humble obeisances  All Glories to Srila Prabhupada!! One black girl approached me while I was speaking to a person to take a book. I requested her, "Please wait a minute I just have to finish here first…" She humbly agreed and was waiting. When I finished I turned my head toward her. She said, "Where have you people been? I've been waiting for you for such a long...

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Sankirtan Magic in Washington, DC
Apr01

Sankirtan Magic in Washington, DC

By Nimai Charan Agarwal, Germantown, MD Magic… a word that has many contexts, meanings, and connotations. In America’s early childhood, it was used in the same line as darkness, evil, the Devil’s newfangled shiny red horn, the dark arcane arts that brought the practitioners to the stake. Over time, the meaning changed, but the core sense of mystery remained…until every storyteller found the treasure in the...

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Brothel
Mar28

Brothel

A funny thing happened to me the other day. One boy stopped me on the street asking about the books I was holding. He told me he was stressed out, he was suffering from schizophrenia and some sexual disorder. He came to St Marys that day, a small town about 40km west of Sydney Australia. He was so stressed out he said to me he needed to go to the brothel and spend $85 for half an hour to alleviate his disorder. I gave him quotes from...

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Flood The World
Mar24

Flood The World

Hare Krishna. Please Accept My Humble Obeisances. All Glories To Srila Prabhupada I'm still writing from Perth, Western Australia. Most Of the devotees now are in Mayapura engaging in the topmost ecstatic festival in the World, so I'm feeling a little depressed since I can't be there this year. I used to go every year, but due to some financial obligations and some immigration requirements I can't be there. Fortunately...

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Campus Conjurer Gets Gita
Mar21

Campus Conjurer Gets Gita

By Bhakta Corey Yesterday I approached a student sitting in his car and showed him a Bhagavad Gita. He became interested and said, "My girlfriend is into this stuff." After giving a donation, he asked, "Does this teach you yogic powers?" I said, "The yogic powers are kind of a side-track or distraction. Sometimes bogus 'saints' in India produce gold out of thin air and thus convince foolish people that...

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The Nectar Of Book Distribution
Mar20

The Nectar Of Book Distribution

Please Accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. I've been distributing books in Madison, Wisconsin, USA for the last few days. I had been sick with a terrible flu that had similar symptoms to Malaria for a week and a half, so it was hard to get started again. Especially since One day it was 80 degrees and the next day it dropped to near freezing. With great effort I dragged myself out of my sleeping bag at...

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