Yesterday I went to the Rathayatra in Harrisburg, PA, with my son Caitanya, and it was my first time in kirtan with devotees since three years ago. It was a good time, and I was able to connect a little with a few devotees. Later, at night my legs were sore from dancing.
Suppose a rich man creates a foundation for distributing the interest generated by his wealth to worthy persons who would use it wisely. For some time, he identifies these individuals himself, but later appoints representatives to do that for him. After some time the rich man passes away.
What should representatives then do?
I never suspected I would feel this way, now after fifteen years of doing my best and trying really hard to live for pleasing Srila Prabhupada by participating in and promoting his movement. I was greatly inspired by a vision of Krsna that originally caused me to seek out devotees as purported to exist in [...]
I’ve been listening to Srila Prabhupada’s audio recordings nearly every day for a while, and a few days ago I completed hearing the whole 19 CD collection. It’s over 1,000 hours of Srila Prabhupada, and most of the MP3s I’ve heard more than once. For me, nothing compares to hearing Srila Prabhupada for purifying my [...]
There’s been a lot of Internet Hare Krishna chatter lately about membership in ISKCON, and it’s a subject that I’ve been thinking about as it relates to me personally. In an ideal world, there would be no question for me. When I began my aspiration for devotional service, Krishna said to get some association of [...]
When I first started chanting Hare Krishna, I knew it would be seen as strange due to the materialism of Western culture, but that wasn’t much of a deterrent to me. I had been chanting Hare Krishna for about two years, since 1995, when I moved to New Vrindavana with my wife and our first [...]