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As I travel around the world trying to encourage book distribution, the devotees thank me so much for this book distribution google group, because, they say, the stories inspire them to go out to give Krsna’s message. Many of the experiences devotees have on book distribution are so nice, so naturally other devotees are inspired by them. Unfortunately many book distributors are keeping their experiences to themselves. Please,...

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The most interesting Krsna and another life saved
Aug08

The most interesting Krsna and another life saved

I was distributing at a touristy area in Denver Colorado when I approached a man offering him the Bhagavad Gita. He said, “No, not interested.” So I asked him, “Do you know what it is?” “No.” “Then how do you know you’re not interested?” “Good point, alright show it to me.” I showed him the pictures and explained a little. Then He said, “This is actually very...

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The beginning
Jul17

The beginning

From Mitra das conversation with Jambavan das Jambavan was in SF when book distribution started. The temple was broke, the rent took all the money they had, there was nothing left for food or anything else. Keshava, the temple president got some wooden begging bowls and cheap rose incense sticks and sent us to Market and Powell. We’d collect a little out there to keep us going a little longer. We ran out of Back To Godhead...

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The biggest Bhagavad gita
Jul12

The biggest Bhagavad gita

While visiting an influential friend in London, I noticed a very large Bhagavad-gita in his living room, five times bigger than our Deluxe Gita. Only a hundred and eight of them were printed by the Meditteranean BBT (Madhu Sevita Prabhu). They cost about $1,300 each. They were published with top VIPs in mind. The London temple gave a copy to my friend because of his long-time support of the temple. It must have weighed around twenty...

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How to distribute a Gita in the forest
Jul08

How to distribute a Gita in the forest

Just as I was leaving London, Ananta Prabhu, a book distributor, told me an amazing story. He was in a forest near London and somehow lost his phone. Then a friend of his called. The phone was lying on the ground ringing, and a person walking by hears and sees the phone, picks it up, and answers it. The friend calling soon finds out that it is someone else, not Ananta. The devotee-friend asks the man, “My friend must have lost his...

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