Ticket to Godhead
Jun06

Ticket to Godhead

Dear Prabhu's, Please accept my humble obeisances, All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Five days a week devotees undergoing Brhamcari Training in Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir go for book distribution in the local trains. Often they meet people who are hostile and challenging and some times when they make announcements these opposing elements shout back and try to disrupt the distribution. Some of the devotees are new and often find...

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Sunny Sunday
Jun04

Sunny Sunday

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in a Dallas Wal-Mart parking lot. We went out on sankirtan and 14 people bought Srila Prabhupada's books. One went to a pair of Black Muslims who follow Mohammad Ali. I told them that Mohammad Ali had bought a Bhagavad Gita and they said it was because their tradition requires them to read about all religions of the world. The bible, the Tao, the Koran, and so on. They were happy to acquire...

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Book distribution on a water Taxy
Jun04

Book distribution on a water Taxy

[From Seattle, WA, USA, 6/2/2007] Veda Narayana Prabhu and I went to waterfront with our families. Kids wanted a ride on water taxi and then a horse cart. We used the opportunity to distribute books while on the water taxi as well as the water front area. We distributed more than 20 books (most of them BGs in a very short time.) When we got down from the water taxi, I met a man standing in front of a horse cart with 2 white horses. He...

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Even saying a “No” leads you to Krishna!
Jun04

Even saying a “No” leads you to Krishna!

Please accept my humble obeisances.All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Many times the response from the public to book distributors is a flat "No." Srila Prabhupada likened preaching to a thankless task when you have to preach to people who are in the lower modes. However book distribtors who are on the mission to serve mankind by distributing Krishna consciousness need not despair becase even when the public says no to them,...

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Hari nama on book distribution
Jun01

Hari nama on book distribution

Dear Prabhu's Dandavata. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. One of our devotees – bhakta Hiten (he is from london, does not speak hindi) was distributing books in a crowded train in Mumbai. The devotees made anouncements in one train car and passed the books to the passangers, they weren't interested so Hiten's team mate told him to move to another car, but he kept on showing books to five passengers lined up in a row....

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College book distribution
May29

College book distribution

While distributing books at California State University (Dominguez Hills) in Southern California, I spoke to a student who was interested but only had a little change to give, so I gave him a small book. His name is Francisco. He came back an hour later and was asking me questions about what he'd read. While we were talking a friend of his came by. He called her over and asked me to present a book to her. After the presentation...

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