A law student with a japa bag — already close to Krsna
Dec01

A law student with a japa bag — already close to Krsna

I saw this law student in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a japa bag around her neck, and I asked her how long she’d been meditating. She responded that it has been a few years, and I then showed her the Gita. When she said she already has two other versions, I aroused her interest in our Gita by showing the pictures and the verse where Krishna says that He is the chanting of the holy names. I put all the books in her hands, asking for...

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Book distribution during the war
Nov30

Book distribution during the war

I continue to distribute books. Even though the military is trying to catch and recruit all young men, Krsna protects me. I walk along the main street, and of course I look around, but I continue to offer books. The people react very well and take books. Krishna protects me from the military. On a recent Saturday, I was at a big market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and people took 115 books. Then I went and dined at Food for Life and...

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An unexpected switch
Nov26

An unexpected switch

While I was distributing books at Balboa Park in San Diego, a couple came to my table. I made my presentation, and the girl showed some interest. I asked for a donation. She said, “I don’t have any change.” I responded, “I have change.” Her boyfriend took the book from her to give it back to me and said, “No thanks. Not interested.” I said, “Your girlfriend is interested in some wisdom....

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More news about book distribution in Ukraine
Nov16

More news about book distribution in Ukraine

I continue to distribute books in Chernivtsi. I meet a lot of refugees who come from varios cities (Kyiv, Kharkov, Mariupol, Chernigov, Nikolaev). They receive Srila Prabhupada’s books, which previously they may have hesitated to buy for various reasons, but which now have relevance for them. I also tell them that the devotees continue to feed refugees prasadam, no matter what, even in hot spots. People are appreciative of the...

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Humility
Nov12

Humility

Hare Krishna, We have heard that humility is a proper mood for book distribution and it’s good that Krishna reminds us of this on the streets. One afternoon I was out on books in Sydney, having had a nice early start with books practically flying out of my hands, it was only natural for me to start thinking that I was the doer. Welling with pride, I could only see this day getting better when a young man walks up to me and asks...

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