Akincana

Inspiring

Do I Have Cancer?

And naturally, the second time around it is all not so frightening any more, and the diagnose of cancer is not as shattering. Indeed, it feels good to get a little reminder every ten years that time is gradually running out.

Sinhalese Preaching Breakthrough in Sri Lanka

Revolutionary pubic program was organized in Sinhalese area in a town near Kandy in Central Province of Sri Lanka. Just a few years ago, when the civil war between Sinhalese (Buddhist) and Tamils was raging, nobody would imagine that a Hare Krishna...

THE SANKIRTAN HERO

      Getting ready for another day of book distribution, I quickly finished my prasadam, turning back to the four bhaktas cramped together in the back seat of the car. We parked in the corner of a vast public parking lot in middle of a...

Srila Prabhupada’s mercy on Mad Mick

This is a story which proves that the mercy of Srila Prabhupada flows like the river Ganga, reaching those souls others cannot. A few years ago, in a small village in County Roscommon, one of the most rural parts of Ireland, there lived a man by the...

Story of Mahadevi dasi ACBSP

Today my mother would have been 87 years old. She had suffered n struggled like anything due to severe alcoholism and drug addiction. In n out of jails, psyche wards, institutions and found helpless on the streets since I was 5 yrs old until I...

Gratitude from the disciple

Dear spiritual master, Please, accept my humble obeisences at your lotus feet. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! I write this letter under impression of your lectures about a role of women and their position in a society. In Russia you spoke about it...

Important work

About a week before Gita Jayanti, one devotee in Bombay went out to distribute Srimad Bhagavad Gita.At one place, he knocked the door but no one replied. He did not give up and again knocked the door, still it was unanswered. With firm determination...

Islam

A conversation with a muslim student

A Muslim boy visited us yesterday and said he was doing a study on comparative religion.  He said that he was reading Zakir Naik’s writings. He started to ask us some questions. Muslim student: Our respected Dr. Zakir Naik says there is no such...

Faith

A Conversation with a Christian

David: Hi. Where do you come from? Gopal Das: Hare Krishna. I come from Italy. David: I am David Raja. What is you name? Gopal Das: Gopal Das. David: Oh, you have changed your name. What is your original name? Gopal Das: Spiritual name is the...