Some devotees have brought the latest Sankirtana Newsletter to Prabhupada, and they are reading the book scores to him. Prabhupada says, "This book distribution is my life. I can keep living as long a
Gurudas : The book distributors were recognized for their service more than the dancers and actors. These performers wanted to be more accepted, and they asked me what to do. I said, "Let's have a per
Because Prabhupada has been stressing the great importance of book distribution in India, Acyutananda and Yasodanandana Swamis are eager to get some books printed in South India for mass distribution.
Srila Prabhupada went on his walk while Pushta Krishna and I prepared for our departure to New York. Returning early he took prasadam at 7:00 a.m. Before leaving he agreed to pose for a group photo at
You lament that you are not qualified to present Krishna Consciousness properly, but this is the qualification: hold kirtanas with your friends, read passages from my books, distribute prasadam and tr
A letter from Ranadhira dasa, who runs the BBT Mail Order department in Los Angeles, informed Prabhupada of the mailing of 200,000 copies of The Krishna Consciousness Movement Is Authorized to the "le
We are walking in this nice park, but padam padam at any moment there can be revolution. It can all be fire. They do not know. They are dull. Although Krishna gives a plain example, baby becomes boy.
Prabhupada especially expected substantial results from the Americans. Americans pride themselves on their ingenuity and leadership. Therefore, Prabhupada expected more from us. He was disappointed th
The Australian devotees had a special darsana with Srila Prabhupada. They presented him with $1,350 dollars guru-dakshina and sixty-nine kilos of their famous Australian ghee. The meeting was short bu
Kurma das : After the Rathayatra parade, which was extremely successful, we wheeled all three carts into the Royal Exhibition Buildings, which were the final resting place of the Rathayatra Festival;
When Prabhupada flew from New York to London in July, Srutadeva prabhu and his family from Baltimore accompanied our party to take up a new service in England. On Jayatirtha prabhu's request, he has t
ISKCON Los Angeles, New Dvaraka, the Western world headquarters, was burgeoning with many Krishna conscious projects. Book distribution was booming. The devotee population was growing. Money was avail
During mail time Srila Prabhupada heard from Svarupa and Ranadhir prabhus, who manage the BBT Mail Order Department in Los Angeles. They reported a successful year, with collections of $20,000 for 197