The Mind is the Problem

As I was distributing books at Orange Coast College in Los Angeles a man came up to my table and asked about the books on display. He was a Muslim, and so he said to me, "My family would be very upset if I were to accept these books." I said, "God is more important than your family. Bhagavad Gita means the song of God. It tells us how to know Him and love Him." We talked a little longer. A very nice man, he then...

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Airport Book Distribution in South Africa
Nov14

Airport Book Distribution in South Africa

Hare Krsna Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. While distributing books at the Durban international airport, I approached a gentleman and introduced myself to him. He was on his way to the checkout counter to catch his flight which was about to leave. However, not being like the usual passenger, which most of the time are in a mode of passion, I asked him how he got to be so patient and...

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Battlefield Bhajans Vol. 27
Nov13

Battlefield Bhajans Vol. 27

Dedicated to Srila Prabhupada, and Bhakta Antony and Andrew, true soldiers in Lord Caitanya's Army. written by Partha Sarathi Dasa Srila Prabhupada's Disappearance Day Book Marathon: For Srila Prabhupada's disappearance day, I decided to do a two day book marathon. Day one, would be in Tacoma, WA, and day two would be in Seattle. After some arranging with the Seattle devotees, it was decided that about five devotees would...

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A Professor
Nov11

A Professor

I met a lady who's been a professor of the Bhagavad Gita for 30 years, so she got into telling me, "Oh, I love Bhagavad Gita. I read it every day, etc. I asked her whose translation she had. "Oh, I don't know. It doesn't matter. It's up to each person to feel the words and that's the right meaning for you." She spoke like this for a couple of minutes. Eventually I showed a sour face and said,...

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Encouraging News
Nov07

Encouraging News

We can practically see how the devotees who have dedicated their lives for the service of the Lord in the Krsna consciousness movement are getting immense opportunities for the service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead without working very hard. The Krsna consciousness movement actually started with only forty rupees, but now it has more than forty crores worth of property, and all this opulence has been achieved within eight or...

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