Bhagavad Gita will Suffice
Jun09

Bhagavad Gita will Suffice

There's no experience quite like distributing a Bhagavad gita. Bhagavad gita is unique because it directly emanates from the lotus mouth of Sri Krsna. It attracts all kinds of people. It is sufficient in itself for God realization. gita su gita kartavya kim anyaih sastra-vistaraih ya svayam padmanabhasya mukha-padmad vinihsrta "Because Bhagavad-gita is spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one need not read any other...

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Starting a Discussion
Jun05

Starting a Discussion

Dear book distributors, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. All glories to the ISKCON gurus. Starting with the premises that things can always be improved, that we, as book distributors, are (and should always be) receptive to ideas that could lead to better representation of ISKCON in the world, and that the amount of money we collect (for those who do ask for donations) is much less important than...

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Give up Suffering
Jun05

Give up Suffering

I recently remembered an incident that happened a few years ago in New york. I was on a japa walk with Jayadvaita Swami, we had just left the Broklin temple when a police car pulled up next to us, one of the policemen asked, "hey what do ya have to give up to become a Hare Krsna". Jayadvaita Swami replied, "You have to give up suffering! "Well that sounds good" "And if you want to know more about it then...

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Prison Preaching
Jun05

Prison Preaching

By Mahat-tattva dasa There is a great thirst for Krishna consciousness in prisons. It seems that when calamities strike, people instinctively turn to God. To ease their difficult situation and put them on the right track, one that leads back to Krishna, devotees take advantage of the situation and preach to prisoners. One portion of the money you donate to Sastra Dana is used to provide these unfortunate souls with Srila...

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My New Trailer
Jun01

My New Trailer

LILAS “MY NEW TRAILER” Madhumangala dasa (Cape Town South Africa) I was on my way back to the temple after distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books. While passing through the parking lot of the Greenacres shopping center in Port Elizabeth, I approached a man standing next to one of those imported Japanese 4×4’s with a fancy-looking trailer hooked up to it. I introduced myself to him and presented Srila...

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Great Story
May25

Great Story

The following letter was written to me by bhaktine Sara, who is currently chanting 16 rounds as a full-time student at Oregon State University. But first, a little history: 3 summers ago, Navina Nirada Prabhu sold Sara a book on Haight Ashbury, San Fransisco. Several days later, as all the travelling Sankirtana devotees were taking a week vacation at the beautiful "BIG SUR" National park 2 hours South of San Fransisco,...

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