Bhakti Caru Swami: When we arrived in Rishikesh, one of the first things Prabhupada wanted was to drink some water. So somebody gave him some water from the tap and Prabhupada said, "Did I come to Ris
To broadcast the glories of Vrindavan, Srila Prabhupada had left Vrindavan, but we see that he was intensely attached to Krishna's transcendental abode. Gour Krishna Goswami remembers Prabhupada'
Although his rooms at Radha-Damodara were austere and poorly appointed, they gave Prabhupada direct access to the spiritual opulence of intimate association with the great Goswamis, Sri Rupa and Sri J
When one's material concept of life is finished, the material vision also vanishes. Actually there is one energy of Krishna, which is spiritual. Material consciousness of life means forgetfulness of K
Prabhupada's relocating from Vamsi Gopal to Radha-Damodara temple. Satsvarupa das Goswami : "One day Gourachand Goswami, proprietor of the Radha-Damodara temple, approached Srila Prabhupada invit
Abhirama das: There were a lot of events taking place that for us were very emotionally churning and disturbing. There were moments when we would feel that Prabhupada was going to recover when he woul
Four years after taking vanaprastha, Srila Prabhupada penned a Bengali poem,'Vrindavan-bhajan'. This excerpt reveals Prabhupada's total detachment from material life.
"I am sitting alone in Vrindavan
Gour Krishna Goswami : "Srila Prabhupada's daily routine was to take darsan of Radha-Damodara and Radha-Raman, and then sit in front of Gopal Bhatta's samadhi. Whatever he received in his madhukari, h
In August, Srila Prabhupada notified Guru das of his plan to spend Kartik in Vrindavan.Srila Prabhupada : "My plan is to come to Vrindavan sometime near the twelfth or fifteenth of October for the Kar
Lokanath Swami: Considering his last will of going around Govardhan, his followers, his disciples did take Prabhupada, the small brass murti of Srila Prabhupada, which was first taken to Radha Kunda a
Fall season in Vrindavan is surcharged with both sensual beauty and spiritual shakti. The peacocks freely advertise their rainbow colors, and tall trees flavor the breeze with sweet aromas from their