Archive for June, 2013


Hare Krishna in popular culture In Music After coming in contact with the Hare Krishnas in 1969, some of the Beatles took an interest in the movement. This interest is reflected in songs recorded by the band and its members. The Hare Krishna mantra can be heard sung by George Harrison in the backing vocals […]


What are the Vedas? A lecture by His Divine Grace Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ladies and gentlemen, today’s subject matter is the teachings of the Vedas. What are the Vedas? The Sanskrit verbal root of veda can be interpreted variously, but the purpose is finally one. Veda means knowledge. Any knowledge you accept […]

Neither Religion Nor Irreligion

  A class given by Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja in Murwillumbah, Australia, January 20, 2000 na dharmam nadharmam sruti-gana niruktam kila kuru vraje radha-krsna pracura-paricaryam iha tanu saci-sunum nandisvara-pati-sutatve guru-varam mukunda-presthatve smara param ajasram nanu manah Do you know the meaning? (To devotee) You should read the meaning, and then I will explain. (To all) […]

Windows To The Spiritual World

A lecture by His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada From the Divine Devotional Classic Caitanya Caritamrta The Spiritual Masters Chapter 1 Text 16 Given in Hyderabad on April 9, 1975 Devotee: "In a temple of jewels in Vrndavana, underneath a desire tree, Sri Sri Radha-Govinda, served by Their most confidential associates, sit upon an […]