Fanning the Spark
Dec06

Fanning the Spark

I was in Bondi, Sydney, distributing books. I stopped a teenage boy. He looked very interested as I showed him Bhagavad Gita. He was very eager but was a little worried when I asked for a donation. I told him to give what he could. He dug out his wallet and had a few dollars in coins. I could tell he was eager for spiritual life and didn't want to sell him short. I gave him a Perfect Escape (small book by Devamrita Swami). I told...

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Srila Prabhupada’s Mercy Is for ALL
Dec05

Srila Prabhupada’s Mercy Is for ALL

As we looked down the list of all the libraries in Pretoria South Africa, one stood out: the Winterveld library. This was the only library that had no phone number. Not knowing how to contact Winterveld, we called the head office of the Community Libraries of Pretoria and asked if they had a phone number or a physical address. But they said they had no contact information for this library and they'd never communicated with them!...

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Book Distribution in Taiwan
Dec05

Book Distribution in Taiwan

As we looked down the list of all the libraries in Pretoria South Africa, one stood out: the Winterveld library. This was the only library that had no phone number. Not knowing how to contact Winterveld, we called the head office of the Community Libraries of Pretoria and asked if they had a phone number or a physical address. But they said they had no contact information for this library and they'd never communicated with them!...

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The Marathon in Finland
Dec04

The Marathon in Finland

Dear devotees. Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga! All glories to His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada! We were distributing in a town called Toijala. It was quite cold and also otherwise it was a very tough day, as nearly all the people were difficult to deal with. We had decided to stop distribution at 6 P.M. Just before the set time I met a man in front of the local bhoga-shop. He said,...

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Yes, there must always be competition, that gives life, that cannot be separated from life!!?’
Dec04

Yes, there must always be competition, that gives life, that cannot be separated from life!!?’

Monday, 25 December, 1972 ' Bombay My dear Sri Govinda, Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated December 5, 1972. I am greatly pleased to hear from you that you have increased the selling books five times more in Chicago centre. That is very good news to me. Yes, there must always be competition, that gives life, that cannot be separated from life. Sanatana dharma means the strong will utilize...

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W.E.Day Lecture, Los Angeles
Dec03

W.E.Day Lecture, Los Angeles

Lecture in New Dwarka on World Enlightenment Day 2000, given by His Holiness Devamrita Swami in the temple room. Thank you all very much for gathering here for this Sankirtana breakfast on this very special day. Sometimes you may wonder, "what is this all about? Why are we going through so much endeavor for all this?" You see Sura Prabhu and Svavas Prabhu running around, making so many arrangements. You may ask, "what...

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