World Enlightenment Day is December 16th
Dec12

World Enlightenment Day is December 16th

Most of you have responsibilities and do not have time to do the full marathon like some fortunate book distributors. Well, this day is for you. Either to also go out to the people and give them Krishna’s mercy or to help distribute books. Mahatma Prabhu recently wrote about the many ways we can help distribute books. Everyone is looking for Krsna, because everyone is looking for pleasure. Krsna is the reservoir of pleasure, and...

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Double blessings
Dec11

Double blessings

*By Mahatma Das* If I wrote an article telling you how to double your money in ten days, would you be interested? Of course you would. Well if I knew how I’d tell you. But I don’t, so sorry. But I can tell you something better. I can tell you how to double your blessings in ten days. Are you as interested? I hope so. After all, the more blessings the merrier, right? So read on and learn how to have a doubly blessed Christmas and thus...

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“You have Arabic books? That’s my mother tongue.”
Dec09

“You have Arabic books? That’s my mother tongue.”

While distributing at Richland College in Dallas, I met a couple who came to my table enthusiastic to hear about the teachings of the Gita, which they saw on the table. Both of them had heard of it. I showed them the illustrations and explained a little. Then they became more enthusiastic to take one. The young lady was happy to take one and give a donation, but the young man said he would get it another time. A half hour later they...

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The universality of what Srila Prabhuapda is offering
Dec08

The universality of what Srila Prabhuapda is offering

Recently, a harinama was taking place at the Atlantic Ave./Barclays subway station in New York City. While sitting at our harinama book-table, I had two nice encounters within fifteen minutes, before the police asked us to remove the table. A friendly Muslim lady, dressed in a black gown, with a large percentage of her head covered, stopped by. She mentioned that she had been to our temple in Brooklyn and liked it. She said that her...

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One book
Dec07

One book

Some Burmese doctors were attending a medical convention in New York City and got a book from a devotee on the street. The book distributor showed them the Dasavatar painting in the Gita, pointed out Lord Buddha, and the doctors bought the book. When they got back to their hotel and looked through the Gita, they thought “Wait a minute. This is not about Buddhism” but as they bought the book, they decided to take it back to...

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An angered student finds a solution
Dec06

An angered student finds a solution

He saw my sign: Meditation, Yoga and Philosophy, then, from a distance he shouted: “THIS IS WHAT I NEED! THIS IS WHAT I NEED! ANGER IS EATING ME UP.” Then he came to the book table looking for help. I told him, “The reason you feel so much anger is because you’re thinking you’re something you aren’t. This body – I pointed to his body – is not who you are. You’re the soul within.” Then I showed...

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