Inspired by An Announcement
May18

Inspired by An Announcement

Hare Krishna Prabhuji, Inspired by the announcements by you in the temple on sunday, emails from spiritual nectar and HG Narasimhalila Prabhu mail of inviting 19 new people , I am trying to post a small experience I had few weeks ago… By being inspired by the daily postings of the book score by the devotee sand about the idea of using book distribution as an instrument to bring new people. We tried on one saturday to do book...

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Meeting a student during our daughters class
May18

Meeting a student during our daughters class

I handed a student at San Francisco State University four books. He was walking by with a skateboard under his arm, wearing a red hoody. I told him that this is spiritual knowledge from India and that I'm a monk. I was supposed to go to Westgate with Khela Tirtha Prabhu to distribute books, but my wife asked me to take our daughter Megan to her Bharat Natram class. And that was a good thing for the hero of this story: Tim from up...

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How enthusiasm sells a book
May18

How enthusiasm sells a book

I handed a student at San Francisco State University four books. He was walking by with a skateboard under his arm, wearing a red hoody. I told him that this is spiritual knowledge from India and that I'm a monk. He handed back the books back and said, "I am an atheistic, satanic worshiper." I responded with a resolute "Fantastic!" and pulled The Nectar of Instruction from the stack. I told him he should get...

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Two slokas a day keep ignorance away
May18

Two slokas a day keep ignorance away

Yatin Prabhu and his partner, Sumit Prabhu, entered Rani Laxmibai School at Parseoni village in Nagpur district. It's written on the school notice board: "An apple a day keeps doctor away." Yatin smiles and enters the Principal's cabin. He quickly persuades the Principal to buy the set of Marathi books (Bhagavad Gita, Krishna, and Srimad Bhagavatam, First Canto). The Principal now happily agrees to arrange a meeting...

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An Atheist Person Purchase  Bhagavad Gita
May17

An Atheist Person Purchase Bhagavad Gita

I had put up a stall close to chembur station. One Middle aged man walking by out of curiosity came to check. He looked at the books and looking at me said “ Madam, why are you wasting time with these books. I do not believe in all those things. They do not exists.” Challenged in this way, I wanted to immediately refute him. But then I knew that its very difficult to convice such a person. So I told him, “ Sir, I can...

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