Many devotees have asked for more information about Gaudiya Vedanta Publications Inc. (GVP). We have therefore compiled the following information as of January 2017.
Harmonist (26) song books (2)
Total: 102 publications to date.
Karisma Section is a legal imprint of GVP authorized by Srila Gurudeva. It publishes books by disciples of Srila Gurudeva that are based on his teachings (5), colouring books (3), and children’s books (2).
Total: 10 books.
Upcoming translation reprints revised for readability and accuracy: 5
The financial committee is strict about complying with U.S. government laws and meets international charitable standards as well, to keep non-profit status. Thus there is a GVP Board of Directors, a budget, an accountant. Financial reports are filed with the IRS (a division of the Treasury department of the U.S. Government).
Translators and fidelity checkers: Sripad Visnu-daivata Maharaja, Amala-krsna dasa, Janaki dasi (India), Madhukara dasa, Prema dasa, Santi dasi, Sravana dasa, Srivasa dasa, Tarun-krsna dasa (Houston)
Sanskrit editors: Sripad Bhagavata Maharaja, Radhika dasi (Uzbekistan)
English Editors: Jaya-gopala dasa (U.S), Manjari dasi (Vrindavan), Sanatana dasa, Sundara-gopala dasa (England), Syamarani dasi, Vaijayanti-mala dasi, Venu-gopala dasa (Canada), Vicitri dasi
Proofreaders: Janaki dasi (Belgium), Santi dasi, Sulata dasi, Vasanti dasi
Layout and/or design: Anupama dasa (Mexico), Janaki dasi (Belgium), Kunja-kalika dasi, Krsna-karunya dasa
ePubs: Sanatana dasa
Archiving: Santi dasi
Previously, numerous other devotees have performed dedicated and competent service in any of the above categories, on one or more publications.
Marketing and promotion: Anita dasi, Anupama dasa (Mexico), Sulata dasi, Vaijayanti-mala dasi, Venu-gopala dasa (Canada)
Administration, tracking sales, managing Bhaktistore.com: Manjulali dasi
The official GVP outlet is Bhaktistore.com.
GVP has a booth at the Badger festival.
Devotees all over the world, individually or collectively take responsibility for the distribution of Srila Gurudeva’s books, at various festivals big and small, at markets, on the street, in the course of their work or recreation, and so forth.
Each month, the Rays of The Harmonist team post an article by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada and other articles on special occasions.
Purebhakti.com houses the PDF archive of all publications, posts all harikatha and the monthly Rays page. The website contains photos, kirtanas, a list of upcoming events and preachers/teachers, information on the dhama, and the international online calendar, which is calculated by the webmaster, Padabja dasa.
GVP has published a full colour calendar yearly since 2012.
Online Courses: In 2016 – a 32 part Jaiva-dharma video study course was led by Jnana-sakti Prabhu.
January 2017 – Nectar of Govinda-lila discussion/study group led by Madhukar dasa. Please see mygp.com/courses.
Pure Bhakti Archive Inc. stores, maintains, and organizes the recorded movies and tapes of Srila Gurudeva's lectures,parikramas and darsanas, posting them on www.purebhakti.tv. It digitizes and enhances both sound and video files, which are then transcribed and subtitled, thus providing a foundation for many new books in the future.
GVP can also authorize the use of the GVP logo on books of other languages, if the translation meets certain criteria. Please contact us for more information.
We hope our presentation is clear and comprehensive. Thank you for taking the time to become more familiar with Srila Gurudeva’s English publications house.
Aspiring to serve Sri Guru and the Vaisnavas
The GVP team