As I asked him in 1968, while standing outside a toy store in Allston, Mass.: "Prabhupada, while you played with Radha-Krishna we played with battleships. Does this still affect us?" "Yes," he said, "
Ravindra Swarupa das : We had gotten local brahmanas to install the Deities because Prabhupada said that without them doing it, the people wouldn't think the Deities were really installed. This is Pra
Jayapataka Maharaja has been busy initiating the work on the new building for the northern boundary. As Prabhupada walked down the road to nearby Hoola Ghat Jayapataka reported that they could get up
Sometimes devotees go to India and learn the GaudiyaVaishnava traditions based on the Hari-bhakti-vilasa. They contrast all those regulations with the way Prabhupada observed the various Vaishnava fes
Yamuna dasi: This is the momentous occasion of the installation of Sri Sri Radha-London-isvara on December 14th, 1969, on the occasion of Odana Sasthi. The night before this event, Srila Prabhupada ha
Early next morning Srila Prabhupada visited the Krishna Temple in Lahat Lane. The committee members had invited him and a large crowd had gathered. Prabhupada walked around the temple giving practical
Sometimes a person would only get the question half out before Prabhupada would begin to answer it. In cases like that, Prabhupada was often responding just as much to the person's proud or challengin
Mrs. Lalita Bose, an influential woman and good friend to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, visited Prabhupada in mid-evening. She is the niece of "Netaji" Subhas Chandra Bose, an old school friend of Sri
At 6:00 a.m. Prabhupada drove to Baltimore, about forty miles north. A couple of days ago Rupanuga prabhu had shown him a photo of the Baltimore Deities, Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai. Prabhupada found Them so
He came to the airport. He carried a small white bag. (Later in Australia ?74, devotees gave him a larger red bag. He so much liked the white bag, that at first he tried to fit it within the red one.
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
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
Prabhupada talked a lot on his walk, especially focusing on the topic of the gurukula. He told Giriraja, the temple president, that a large gurukula should be constructed on our land here in Bombay. H
Prabhupada's regular massage period generally runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. However, at about 11:15 a.m. Bhagavan, Jayatirtha and Harikesa came to ask Prabhupada at what time he wanted to come dow
Harikesa Swami and Pradyumna started to massage Srila Prabhupada again today, but after a few minutes Prabhupada sent them out to get me to complete it; he laughingly said they were like a couple of w
After greeting Sri Sri Radha-Vrindavanacandra, Who were bedecked with the natural opulence of fresh wild flowers from the patures, Srila Prabhupada received guru-puja. The temple room was packed, with