Lectures

Krsna Will Surely Help You

Jun 4, 2009

English; Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Assorted Lectures

Lord Buddha and Ahimsa

Jun 21, 2015

English; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.3.24

Mahakosa, Mahabhoga, Mahadhana

Jun 19, 2015

English; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Viṣṇu-sahasranāma 433-435

Krsna's Mercy is Essential

Jun 15, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Colombo, Sri Lanka

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.2.23

All Attractive

Jun 14, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Colombo, Sri Lanka

Freedom from Rebirth for All

Jun 14, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Colombo, Sri Lanka

400 Years of Caitanya-caritamrta

Jun 7, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 3.20.144-146

Questions & Answers, Session-2

Jun 7, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Questions & Answers, Session-1

Jun 6, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Institutional and Individual Needs

Sep 4, 2008

English; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.1.11

Anartha

Jun 6, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Viṣṇu-sahasranāma 432

सभी विघ्नों के नाश का उपाय

Apr 19, 2015

हिन्दी; Rajpura, Punjab, India

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.17

Artha

Jun 6, 2015

English; Kandy, Sri Lanka

Viṣṇu-sahasranāma 431

आधे श्लोक से निराकारवाद का खंडन

Apr 19, 2015

हिन्दी; Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Bhagavad-gītā 7.7

Learn How to be Good

Jun 2, 2015

English with தமிழ் translation; Kandy, Sri Lanka

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Paying Taxes

Jul 21, 2014

Question: How important is it to pay taxes?

Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi

Jul 21, 2014

Question: Should devotees observe a full fast of abstaining from water on Pandava Nirjala Ekadashi? Some devotees, don’t go to bed on Ekadashi, they stay awake all night and as soon as the night is over, they go to sleep. What should our attitude be?

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Sravanam Kirtanam Camp in London 2015

Jul 6, 2015, Announcements

The event is scheduled to be held at the ISKCON Crawley Centre (just outside London, near Gatwick airport) from Friday 21st till 23rd Sunday August 2015. Classes will be given by Guru Maharaja in English and the theme for the retreat is Bhaktisiddhanta vani. Read more...165

Sravanam Kirtanam Camp USA 2015

Jun 24, 2015, Announcements

We are very enlivened to announce that this year will mark the first Sravanam-Kirtanam Camp with His Holiness Bhakti Vikasa Swami in the USA. The event is scheduled to be held at Sri Sri Radha Kalachandji Temple, ISKCON Dallas, Texas, and last three days - Friday, September 25th to Sunday, September 27th, 2015. Most classes will be given by Guru Maharaja, His Holiness Bhakti Vikasa Swami. His Grace Haripada prabhu and Her Grace Phalini Mataji will be leading kirtan and bhajans, and His Grace Mahat-Tattva prabhu will be giving a class, entitled “Liberal Distributor - Conservative Practitioner.” Read more...339

Lika Summer Camp 2015, Croatia

Jun 23, 2015, Announcements

We are happy to announce that by Krishna's grace, Lika summer camp will be again held, from 10th till 16th of August 2015. Special guests are HH Prahladananda Swami, HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami, HH Smita Krsna Swami, HH Danavir Goswami, HG Manidhara Prabhu and HG Mahat-tattva Prabhu. Read more...214

Vyasa-puja Offering to Srila Prabhupada, 2014

Nov 21, 2014, Articles

Śrīla Prabhupāda, you are the glorious, incomparable paramahaṁsa whose preaching in the Western world was the only thing of any real importance that ever happened there. Of course, Vyāsa-pūjā offerings are meant for glorifying the guru as the representative and worshiper of Vyāsa. Yet we have learned from you that in the physical absence of the guru, he may be best worshiped by the continuation of his mission. Read more...1052

24/7 online Radio – Bhakti Vikasa Swami Radio

Aug 31, 2014, Announcements

We are pleased to announce the launch of 24/7 Online radio station called "Bhakti Vikasa Swami Radio". On this station, you can hear Maharaj's lectures non-stop throughout the day. Special lectures will be played based on the festival or appearance/disappearance days of previous acharyas. The 24/7 Online radio is available on this page. Read more...1544

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BVKS Sanga

Agree to understand the process and follow it scrupulously

Our process of Krishna Consciousness, if it is followed with determination and enthusiasm, automatically it has the effect of fixing us, body, mind and soul, to the Lotus Feet of Lord Krishna, so that all sorts of fluctuations of the material nature, all sorts of difficulties and discrepancies of life are easily withstood. But first you have to agree to understand the process and follow it scrupulously. That is wanting. If I only think I know something, that is mental platform of accept/reject, and an knowledge gathered from the mental platform is like that, tottering and precarious, and it can be immediately rejected at any time.... Expand>

Our process of Krishna Consciousness, if it is followed with determination and enthusiasm, automatically it has the effect of fixing us, body, mind and soul, to the Lotus Feet of Lord Krishna, so that all sorts of fluctuations of the material nature, all sorts of difficulties and discrepancies of life are easily withstood. But first you have to agree to understand the process and follow it scrupulously. That is wanting. If I only think I know something, that is mental platform of accept/reject, and an knowledge gathered from the mental platform is like that, tottering and precarious, and it can be immediately rejected at any time.

(From Srila Prabhupada's letter to: Bhagavatananda  --  New York 8 July, 1972) 

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How success is assured

I am very much pleased that you have opened a very nice center in Madison, Wisconsin. Thank you very much. Now develop it very nicely, and especially make certain that the daily routine program is held nicely and to the regular highest ISKCON standard, that is, you should see that our rising early, holding mangala arati, chanting 16 rounds, reading books, having classes, street sankirtana, etc., go on just to the highest standard and are never for any reason neglected. In this way your success is assured, but if we neglect even for a moment our routine, work, if we allow the regular program to become slack then everything else we may try will fail. ... Expand>

I am very much pleased that you have opened a very nice center in Madison, Wisconsin. Thank you very much. Now develop it very nicely, and especially make certain that the daily routine program is held nicely and to the regular highest ISKCON standard, that is, you should see that our rising early, holding mangala arati, chanting 16 rounds, reading books, having classes, street sankirtana, etc., go on just to the highest standard and are never for any reason neglected. In this way your success is assured, but if we neglect even for a moment our routine, work, if we allow the regular program to become slack then everything else we may try will fail.

(From Srila Prabhupada's letter to Rudra, Radhika - Calcutta 20 February 1972)

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Who is a Child?

Anyone who is completely unaware of Krsna consciousness, he is to be taken as child. Doesn't matter one who has got age. It doesn't depend on the age. It depends on the knowledge. So not only young children, but anyone who is unaware of the science, he is also child. And anyone who knows this science, he is old.... Expand>

Anyone who is completely unaware of Krsna consciousness, he is to be taken as child. Doesn't matter one who has got age. It doesn't depend on the age. It depends on the knowledge. So not only young children, but anyone who is unaware of the science, he is also child. And anyone who knows this science, he is old.

(Srila Prabhupada -- Montreal, June 12, 1968)

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How grhasthas should live in Krishna Consciousness

Concerning how to induce grhasthas to take part in Krishna Consciousness activities rather than in activities of Maya, it is very simple: they should attend the temple program rigidly. Morning arati, classes, sankirtana. We have given houses with the purpose to execute devotional service exactly like the Brahmacaris and sannyasis. Otherwise, why purchase houses near the temple? The whole idea is to live near the temple and take advantage of the temple program.The householding community in Los Angeles or any of our temples is not meant to be independent from the temple program.... Expand>

Concerning how to induce grhasthas to take part in Krishna Consciousness activities rather than in activities of Maya, it is very simple: they should attend the temple program rigidly. Morning arati, classes, sankirtana. We have given houses with the purpose to execute devotional service exactly like the Brahmacaris and sannyasis. Otherwise, why purchase houses near the temple? The whole idea is to live near the temple and take advantage of the temple program.The householding community in Los Angeles or any of our temples is not meant to be independent from the temple program.

(From Srila Prabhupada's letter to Jayatirtha - Bombay 1 May 1974)

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