So... this ceremony with fruits and flowers and a fire, and the assembly of devotees here before our beloved Lordships, before the exalted Vaisnavas, is meant to impress upon us the seriousness of accepting this sampradaya, of officially entering within this.
Jun 23 2008 Showing Kindness to All Living Entities
Those who are surrendering, putting aside their personal interests and agendas, become free to take up the interests and agenda of the Lord and his representatives, the great Acaryas. Such devotees can join the Sankirtana Party of Lord Caitanya Mahapraphu and spread His mission.
Nov 5 2007 Parikrama
There's not a more charming or mysterious place in the universe than Govardhana Hill in Vraja Mandala. Apparently, the word is spreading because nowadays, during Karttika season, millions of pilgrims come here to perform parikrama.
Nov 1 2007 Urja-vrata
Having heard that the Lord gives special consideration to those who reside in the area of Mathura during Kartika, devotees from all over the world are pouring in to Vrndavana Mandala to observe the urja-vrata.
Nov 30 2006 Be Bold
Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth that ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too.
Nov 28 2006 Christmas Book Distribution Marathon
Srila Prabhupada loved to hear that the devotees were distributing large numbers of his books and he consistently encouraged them to sell more of them. He once wrote, â€śThese books and magazines are our most important propaganda weapons to defeat the ignorance of maya's army, and the more we produce such literature and sell them profusely all over the world, the more we shall deliver the world from the suicide course.