Laksmi Nrsimhadev : In Atlanta I was there with Srila Prabhupada but I didn't get to go on any morning walks. The walks were restricted to only a handful of devotees. What I thought I could do, howeve
Srila Prabhupada's third and last day in Atlanta, was filled to the brim and overflowing with his distribution of Lord Caitanya's mercy. It happened to be the appearance day of his spiritual master, B
Prabhupada came out of the house in Atlanta? it was late winter? wearing his long saffron coat. Bustling and crowding, we hurried into cars to meet him in the park.
Balavanta : We went for a morning walk in a park in Atlanta. At that time, Atlanta was up-and-coming, urbanized, and trying to become the next great city. The city planners were totally immersed in th
Kalakanta: In Atlanta in 1975 we were on a morning walk with Srila Prabhupada. Someone asked, "Prabhupada, we sometimes go to anthropology departments and they ask, "If the Vedic culture is
Udayananda : I was on the Radha-Damodar party for a little over two years, and occasionally we met Prabhupada in different places, Chicago, Atlanta, Ratha-yatra in San Francisco and he would speak to
Bhakti Swarup Damodar Swami : When Prabhupada saw Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai, he named this New Panihati Dham. Then also I presented an outline of a book, Life and Its Origin, about 12 to 14 chapters in this
Srila Prabhupada is here. He called me in and asked why educated men were taking our books. I told him they took them as one of many schools of Hinduism. He seemed amused and understood their conditio
Called me, Rupanuga, and Tamal Krishna Goswami in at mangala-arati time. Again he told us to make propaganda against the scientists' theory that life comes from matter. This is a most misleading theor
Mahabuddhi : At the end of February in 1975, Prabhupada went to Atlanta on tour. First he had gone to Mexico City, then to Caracas, then Miami, and then Atlanta. The Library Party, the Radha Damodar P
Mahabuddhi : In the Atlanta temple, Prabhupada was sitting on the vyasasana playing the mridanga, and I was sitting very close to him. Prabhupada asked the devotees, "Do you know that song, Parama Kar
Charudeshna das: After Prabhupada arrived, he had darshan and I was invited to come up. I had my son with me and I walked in and Prabhupada said, "Who is this?" I said, "This is my son.
Devamrita Swami: In Atlanta, Prabhupada began his lectures not by singing Jaya Radha-Madhava but by singing parama koruna, pahu dui jana, nitai gauracandra in a very slow, moving melody. The temple wa
Srila Prabhupada said the truth is already known, experimenters come and go and the truth stays. Like Gandhi who said, I don't believe there was ever a living person Krishna. Gandhi is gone now.
Titiksa dasi: When he offered aratik to Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati, I was looking from a great distance and all I could see was an ocean of saffron and dandas. Being in a woman's body, I was so fru
Gokularanajana : Srila Prabhupada was definitely pleased during his visit to Atlanta, and he did many things he hadn't done before, like give a drum class. Everyone could see that he was pleased. Afte
Kris Murray: We know that when one goes to see the spiritual master one should have an offering. So we found a wonderful old photograph of his Guru Maharaj and we put it in a frame, and Kim beautifull
When Prabhupada called for you, you dropped whatever you were doing and went at once. One time, during Prabhupada's visit to Atlanta, he wanted to see the GBC men and sannyasis. His servant came into
Laksmi Nrsimhadev : The Radha Damodar brahmacharis met with Srila Prabhupada in Atlanta. Tamal Krishna Maharaj wanted all the brahmacharis on the Radha Damodar party to have darshan with Srila Prabhup
Balavanta : Srila Prabhupada came into the temple room and sat on the vyasasana. Everything was fresh. The devotees had worked literally twenty-four hours a day for a week. In fact, when he got to his
Later that day, Tripurari and other book distributors met with Srila Prabhupada.
Tripurari: "We have been trying harder and harder, Srila Prabhupada, to make our techniques of distribution more honest
Bhakti Visrambha Madhava Swami : On Monday morning, Tamal Krishna Maharaj took all of us, about 80 devotees, there were three bus parties who had converged on Atlanta, to see Srila Prabhupada. We all
Tamala Krishna Goswami: At that time I took the liberty to introduce many devotees from our Radha-Damodara party to Srila Prabhupada, because I had an intimate relationship with Prabhupada in India th
The Deities of Lord Caitanya and Nityananda Prabhu in Atlanta are over four feet tall and effulgent. Their lotus feet are usually fully visible, transcendentally poised atop the whorls of lotus flower
On the second day of Prabhupada's jam-packed stay in Atlanta, the devotee-scientists wanted to see him. Srila Prabhupada had already given his Ph.D. disciple Svarfipa Damodara many instructions on def
The next morning devotees rushed to accompany Srila Prabhupada on a walk in Piedmont Park. Book distributors from Tripurari's party as well as the library party men went along to ask Srila Prabhupada
Paramahamsa, Nitai and I received unique, transcendental treasures during our stay in Atlanta. When Srila Prabhupada arrived the weather was rather cold. The devotees presented Srila Prabhupada with w
Srila Prabhupada's visit to the Atlanta temple lasted only a few days, but it was packed with transcendental nectar. Srila Prabhupada flooded the devotee community with love of Godhead. When His Divin