“I’ll be back!”
Feb02

“I’ll be back!”

Dear Navina Nirada prabhu, Please accept my humble obeisances in the dust of your feet, All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Thank you from the core of my heart for all the services especially related to book distribution you have done in ISKCON. Your letter was quite open and frank but very encouraging. The society needs that now more than ever. I did not have the courage to write directly to the conference because I doubt anyone would...

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Dood to Door
Jan27

Dood to Door

I was distributing in Auckland with a few Bhagavad Gita's, after an hour or so I ran out, we still had some SB 1.1.s, but I was lamenting a little because I'm pretty attached to Bhagavad Gita's. Bhakta Luke and myself went up to a door, a man answered, I told him we're monks, going around distributing these wonderful books about self realization and how to be satisfied and peaceful in life. He said he wasn't...

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Jai!
Jan05

Jai!

I was distributing in Brisbane, Australia. I pulled over an alternative looking couple and gave them my spiel. They liked my sense of humor but said that they were Christians so they weren't interested. I showed them the Chapter on Christ and just asked for a donation and somehow or other they were inspired and they just threw in ten bucks. I was going to tell them more but they said that they were in a hurry for a doctor...

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An Article for the Book Distribution Conference
Jan04

An Article for the Book Distribution Conference

Here's an article you can post on your conference, not from me, but as a contribution from Premanjana dasa, president of a center in Holland, who is traveling with Lokanath Swami in India. This is a newspaper article that appeared in The Times of India from Saturday 1-January-2000 about Gita Jayanti Celebrations. (Reporter: Parmarthi Raina) GITA JAYANTI CELEBRATIONS On December 19, the International Society for Krishna...

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Help from the Lord Compiled by Navina Nirada Dasa
Mar01

Help from the Lord Compiled by Navina Nirada Dasa

HERE ARE SOME experiences and realizations of devotees who give people Krsna consciousness through books by Srila Prabhupada and his followers. Two Forms of the Lord One day in Prague in 1996 I was supposed to be distributing books, but I couldn't get up the nerve to approach anyone. After a while I became upset with myself. "How can you just sit here while these people walking by are searching for the very books you're...

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Mercy Amid Mayhem Compiled by Navina Nirada Dasa
Jan01

Mercy Amid Mayhem Compiled by Navina Nirada Dasa

FOLLOWING ARE excerpts from the diary of Aisvarya Dasa. Based in San Diego, he travels throughout America with other devotees, distributing Srila Prabhupada's books. Saturday, June 13, 1998 Washington, D.C. We'd just come from New Vrindavan, so after the peace and serenity of farm life, my mind was having trouble coping with being thrown into this mayhem the Tibetan Freedom Concert, an outdoor rock concert at RFK Stadium. Then...

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