Determiation to get Srila Prabhupada’s books
May13

Determiation to get Srila Prabhupada’s books

Time and again we have been told that best way to preach is to distribute Srila Prabhupada's books and often we also think that the best way to distribute Srila Prabhupada's books is to preach about them. But an experience during book distribution marathon this year revealed the reality to us. During last year's marathon we had set up a stall at the local Shani (Saturn) temple. It is in a Muslim locality and the two boys...

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Experiencing A Higher Taste
May11

Experiencing A Higher Taste

After I spent ten days fixing up my motor home for travel, I was able to go out on sankirtana at a nearby university. Just a couple of weeks before there had been a terrible shooting at a university in Virginia. I was a little nervous, thinking that the security at universities might be increased, which would make book distribution more difficult. On the contrary, everything went very well. I even met one student who has many of Srila...

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where there ‘s a will, there’s a way
May09

where there ‘s a will, there’s a way

India has the largest railway network in the world, and devotees take advantage of it to distribute books. Lately we have boarded the Bangalore-Chennai express train to distribute Srila Prabhupada's mercy in the form of his books. I and my book distribution partner have been plying this route for weeks. The reception of the train commuters is usually nice and cordial, because they like to strike up a conversation with the devotees...

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The Higher Taste
May06

The Higher Taste

Hare Krishna. After ten days of fixing my motor home for travel, I went out on sankirtana to a university near where I was staying. Just a couple of weeks ago there was a terrible shooting at a university in Virginia, so I was a little nervous, thinking that the security at universities would be increased, making book distribution more difficult. On the contrary everything went very well. I met one student, who has many of Srila...

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“HARE KRISHNA”
May05

“HARE KRISHNA”

You know, i'm not a mystical type of person and i'm definately not in touch with Supersoul. I just fumble my way through my sankirtan days praying that Krsna sends someone over to take a book from me, because i'm too lazy to go out of my way to go to them. So i can't really explain why yesterday i was impelled to begin walking an extra 50 meters down a small untidy Taipei lane to reach a small untidy Taipei shop, that...

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Late payment
May05

Late payment

I was doing book distribution, door to door, in Paris with a nice Italian devotee, Govardhan Puja Prabhu, and when we were coming back to our center, we met a young Indian girl. She comes from Pondichéry and is doing advertising work, and she took the book "Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers" but said that she had no money. So we let her go with the book. Two days later, she came for the evening class, attracted by...

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