Zero Waste Mayapur – Excursion to the Eco Center

Hare Krishna Lalitamrita Dasi: Anybody coming to India from Western countries is shocked to find out that here it is common for people to throw garbage just anywhere on the streets. In Vedic times, and in the not so distant past, all of the waste was recycled, which was not so difficult to organize as only organic items were used in household activities. Therefore, in India somehow the habit remained that people do not bother much with cleaning the piles of junk lying around

ISKCON of Silicon Valley Harinama in Palo Alto – March 23rd,…

ISKCON of Silicon Valley Harinama in Palo Alto – March 23rd, 2018 (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: When I was child, I was not desiring to take medicine, but my parents desired. That desire should be forced. Similarly, this Hare Krsna mantra, if actually the state is serious to do the best desirable thing, they should make a law that anyone who is not chanting sixteen rounds, he will be hanged! Then everyone must chant: Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna – the whole world. [laughter] -From Srila Prabhupada’s discussion of the philosopher John Stuart Mill
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A visit to the beautiful Bhaktivedanta Manor (Album with…

A visit to the beautiful Bhaktivedanta Manor (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: Discuss Bhagavatam daily, as much as possible. Everything will be clarified. Because Bhagavata is the essence. Nigama-kalpa-taror galitam phalam idam [SB 1.1.3]. And vyasadeva-krta. Kim anyaih sastraih. When he’s self-realized, he made this. Maha-muni-krte. So the more we read Srimad-Bhagavatam, the knowledge becomes clarified. Each and every verse – transcendental. Srila Prabhupada – October 21, 1977, Vrndavana
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Dying in Prison

Hare Krishna One of the inmates who has been in contact with the prison ministry since 2009, Bhakta Sasha, now has terminal cancer. He is fifty-seven years old. The prospect of dying is overwhelming for everyone, but having to die in prison is even more daunting.