A Sustainable Model for the Future

  Our guru parampara has traditionally spread Krishna consciousness in a noble artisanal style. Our aim is to remain sustainable, and to this end, we place importance on being fiscally* responsible, and how this directly impacts other functions of Gaudiya Vedanta Publications, Inc. (GVP) as a result. Our aim is that GVP’s financial standards align with[…]

ePub

As technology develops at breakneck speeds, digital archiving has become absolutely compulsory for the survival of any idea, principle or doctrine. In this information age (which is ironically named, as it falls within the temporal confines of Kali-yuga, the age of ignorance), if technology is the glass, then data is the water that fills that[…]

Walking with a Saint

Śrīla Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja:    I am telling you all; these morning walks must be published as a book, so that in the future everyone will be able to know all these truths. This is my idea. September 22, 2008 Odessa, Ukraine Vijaya-kṛṣṇa dāsa: How can we know when we have made gurudeva happy? Śrīla[…]

Rays of the Harmonist

O Gurudeva! By constantly making us understand the intrinsic nature of uttamā-bhakti, which is free from all extrinsic desires (anyabhilāṣa) and uneclipsed by the pursuit of knowledge or reward seeking endeavours, you have given us the clue as to how one can immerse oneself in the ocean of the nectar of bhakti-rasa (bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu). By illuminating[…]

Vyasa puja

The mercy of Śrī Guruyasya prasādād bhagavat-prasādoyasyāprasādān na gatiḥ kuto ’pidhyāyaṁ stuvaṁs tasya yaśas tri-sandhyaṁvande guroḥ śrī-caraṇāravindam (8) “Only by the mercy of Śrī Guru can one receive the mercy of Kṛṣṇa; without his grace the living entities cannot make any advancement nor be delivered. Meditating three times a day on the glories of Śrī[…]

Manifesting the Vaisnava Calendar

 –Kilimba Dasi.  Unlimited obeisances unto my spiritual masters, Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja and Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja. Pranam to all practicing Vaisnavas everywhere. One day in 2005 while doing translating of the great works of the previous Vaisnava acaryas in Oahu, Hawaii at the home of Vrndavan das[…]