There’s the cell phone blues, here’s the cell phone ecstacy
Dec31

There’s the cell phone blues, here’s the cell phone ecstacy

from Vedavyasa das My obeisances and Thank you Vijay prabhu Your story reminded me of one day when I was going door to door at a university in Vancouver. The Bhagavad gita's were going very well. At one door one lady student wasn't interested but then I heard some noise in the basement. I requested, can you ask the person downstairs? The lady tried and the person downstairs said, "not interested". Then I heard...

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Book Distribution – The Greatest Welfare Activity
Dec30

Book Distribution – The Greatest Welfare Activity

As a child, I remember my mother always motivating and encouraging me to read books. Apart from the regular literary educational books, she would give higher weightage to spiritual books, which she still does. Infact from the very moment I opened my eyes, I have been blessed to relish her mesmerising soulful voice reciting Sanskrit verses from our timeless Vedic Shastras. She always says, "These transcendental books are our real...

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Book Distribution During Sankirtan
Dec30

Book Distribution During Sankirtan

Dear Devotees, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. During a recent visit to one main city in Khasadesa, our party distributed 225 Chinese Bhagavad-gitas. We did this through holding kirtan programs and making short, convincing presentations of Bhagavad-gita As It Is. We have found that once we capture peoples' hearts through kirtan, it is much more likely they will then purchase a book. I strongly...

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Take this book, it will bring you great fortune!
Dec30

Take this book, it will bring you great fortune!

Here at the Standard Bank National Arts Festival held in the city of Grahamstown, City of Saints, thousands of people from South Africa, and all over the world flock here for ten-days or so, in a "feeding-frenzy" of arts and culture. Part of the vibe and attraction are the exotic traders from Africa and other countries. During this festival while distributing Srila Prabhupada's books I approached a Chinese trader selling...

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Srila Prabhupada Letter to Subala, 31st July 1969
Dec30
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