Our service started out with pen pal seva and has grown into shipment of Newsletters once a month, answering letters from inmates which involves sending books and answering questions, [...]
Gaudīya Vedānta Publications is happy to announce Śrīla Gurudeva’s newest e-book release, Śrī Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu-bindu. The book is available for Kindle, Nook and Apple’s iOS devices, at a low cost of $2.99 (vs. the $12.95 print price via BhaktiStore.com). Śrī Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu-bindu (a drop from the nectarean ocean of devotion) is a brief summary of the essential topics presented in Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī. […]
Submitted by by Tamal-krsna das Brahmacari his summer we had some free time and extra money crying to be sacrificed in the fire of sankirtana-sevananda,so Laksmana Prabhu and I decided to take Srila Gurudeva’s books to a country they had not been yet. We knew that our spiritual uncle and friend Lilanatha Prabhu regularly visits his […]
We must never do anything or speak anything which is contrary to bhakti just to gain popularity or collect followers. We must remain simple and straightforward in our actions. There shouldn’t be any difference between our words and our actions. [...]
Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, although I was on one hand enthusiastic to distribute the books of our Srila Prabhupada Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaja for the benefit of the suffering people, my karma and lack of Krsna consciousness was such that when, sometimes, I didn’t get a big enough donation for a big book, my smile would disappear. [...]
Somewhere between the “beef barn”, corn dog stands, and small children with electric toy machine guns, there were a handful of very sincere and fortunate souls whose hearts were ready for the message of Srila Gurudeva and the gift of Krishna.
The house in long beach was trembling in bliss. Radha and Thakur took the kirtan to such an ecstatic level that we all admitted it was the most inspired night of our tour. Many of the guests said it was the liveliest kirtan they had ever participated in. [...]
In the last two years since it began, the IPBYS Prison Program sent sets of Gurudeva’s books to over 200 libraries.
Our preaching in Nigeria is targeted to specific audiences. One target area is the entertainment industry and media. We are getting conscious entertainers to work with and endorse our Krsna conscious activities.
The one thing that kept repeating over and over in my heart and mind, was Srila Gurudeva’s words, ”I do not want my books to remain in cold storage. (Period)!” Over and over I heard this instruction [...]
The subject matter of this booklet, which is in regards to the acceptance of a bona fide physically present living sad-guru, Sri-Guru, is the holiest of holy institutions in our Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya-sampradaya. This has been clearly explained by our Acaryas and also by the Supreme Lord Himself in numerous texts.
We are also slowly increasing our sankirtan crew. Hari das prabhu from Spain is now with us and coming out regularly, and Yasodanandan prabhu has also said he will join us from time to time (see pictures).
Submitted by Vasanti dasi May 16th to 18th, myself, Syamarani didi, Shivananda seva dasa, Krsnamayi dasi, and Vilasini dasi went to Joshua Tree to have a booth a book and art booth at Shaktifest. The fantastic, open-minded, open-hearted organizers of the festival also invited Syamarani didi to have an hour-and-a-half workshop at the festival. She […]
All glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga! All glories to the Vaisnavas! nder the shelter of our dearest Syamarani Didi, Gurudeva’s daughters have been touring around different parts of Los Angeles, California, distributing books, prasadam, and kirtan.This week marks the midway point in our Gaudiya Girls two week art and book distribution tour. So […]
he IPBYS Prison Program, which has sent sets of Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s books to over 200 prison libraries, and individual books to thousands of inmates, continues to organically expand. This beautiful program not only reaches the hearts of incarcerated individuals, but also so many devotees who join us to participate in the program. Click […]
Submitted by Vasanti dasi A few days after New Years, some devotees went back to Tacloban for more prasadam and book distribution (Yadunath and Govinda prabhus (from Manila), Jayadeva, Madhava-priya, Rasabihari and Yasomati-nandana prabhus (from Baguio). They drove the 3 day drive to get there and I joined them a few days later by flight. […]
Wonderful devotees of IPBYS Philippines are out on the street, tasting and sharing the nectar of transcendental book distribution and the chanting of the Holy Names [...]
Every month we feature one of the English publications of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, respective to the corresponding book-of-the-month featured in the 2013-2015 Vaisnava Calendar. This month’s featured book is Srimad Bhagavad-gita, the timeless instructions given by Sri Krsna to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kuruksetra. This edition, translated to English from the Hindi edition by […]
Submitted by Hamsagati prabhu, a taxi driver in Los Angeles: For more than 15 years i have been able to present books as gifts to approximately 32,000 passengers. Some have commented about the book when we met again. I prep some people to consider the spiritualdimension but mostly it is a “gift of appreciation” after they pay […]
As Krsna consciousness is a personal philosophy, our desire for the IPBYS Prison Program is that it is as personal of a program as it can be, despite the fact that communicating with inmates is done by snail mail and slow. For over a year now, Bhagavati-kanta prabhu and the small sanga in North Carolina […]