Observatory staff visits a book table
Feb09

Observatory staff visits a book table

Griffith Park Observatory is a famous tourist spot in Los Angeles. Tens of thousands of foreigners and locals pass through to view the stars, educational exhibits, and a dazzling light show. It is like a temple of atheism. Perhaps it is the atheistic, Western version of the transcendental Vedic Planetarium that Srila Prabhupada had in mind. With a little legal shove from a lawyer, Amarendra Prabhu, we have re-established a nice book...

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Srila Prabhupada Letter to Madhusudana, 1st February 1968
Feb09

Srila Prabhupada Letter to Madhusudana, 1st February 1968

“Yes, the verse concerning arca-vigraha is like this: arcye visnau sila-dhir gurusu, nara-matir vaisnave jati-buddhir. The meaning is that one should not think of the Deity as made of stone, wood, etc. Another verses is: arcayam eva haraye, pujam yah sraddhayehate. The meaning is that one who worships the Deity with great devotion but doesn't show any devotion to the devotees of the Lord, or doesn't preach Krsna...

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What Inspires me to do Book Distribution by HG Prem Sankirtan Prabhu
Feb09

What Inspires me to do Book Distribution by HG Prem Sankirtan Prabhu

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Long Lost Devotee Gets Sets of Books
Feb08

Long Lost Devotee Gets Sets of Books

An older man was watching my attempts to distribute Srila Prabhupada's books. He approached me and asked whether I had any new books. He introduced himself as Vedanta Dasa. He lost contact with devotees for twenty-five years. After a nice conversation with me, he bought some small books and went on his way. During the marathon, Vedanta Dasa approached me again, four months since the initial contact. He was looking into my box of...

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Srila Prabhupada Letter to Ramesvara Prabhu, October 25th 1974
Feb08

Srila Prabhupada Letter to Ramesvara Prabhu, October 25th 1974

“Please accept my humble obeisances. There have been two letters from GBC men to Srila Prabhupada regarding street chanting and book distribution, and there seems to be some discussion about the two. Srila Prabhupada has said that book distribution is more important than street chanting. Book distribution is brhad kirtana. It is literally kirtana in the sense that the books are spoken and therefore, anyone who reads a book is...

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