Author: Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

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Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda appeared in Kolkata in 1896, and after a successful education and engagment in business, he met his guru, Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura in 1922. He formally took initiation from Sarasvatī Ṭhākura in 1933 and later accepted sannyāsa in 1959. Upon the order of his guru, he began writing philosophical essays and books in English and eventually travelled to the United States where he began the International Society for Kṛṣṇa Consciousness (ISKCON) in 1966. After establishing over 100 temples, initiating over 5000 disciples and writing sixty books on Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava teachings, he passed away in Vṛndāvana in 1977.

Articles by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

Vṛndāvane Bhajana (Worship in Vṛndāvana)

This Bengali poem, ‘Vṛndāvane Bhajana’ which was first published in Śrī Gauḍīya Patrikā, Vol.10, issues 9&10 in 1958 was written by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda while residing as a vānaprastha at the Vaṁśi-Gopāla Temple in Vṛndāvana. Śrīla Prabhupāda talks about the futility of family life, the ineffectiveness of jñāna, karma and yoga, the position of a true Vaiṣṇava and the importance of preaching over solitary bhajana.

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Śrīla Prabhupāda-līlā-smaraṇa-maṅgala Stotram

This book “In Search of the Ultimate Goal of Life” was probably the first literary work by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Prabhupāda after he accepted sannyāsa in 1959. It deals with the divine conversation between Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Raya Ramananda on the banks of the Godavari River, and is considered by Gaudiya Vaisnavas to be the acme of all theistic conceptions.

In Search of the Ultimate Goal of Life

This book “In Search of the Ultimate Goal of Life” was probably the first literary work by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Prabhupāda after he accepted sannyāsa in 1959. It deals with the divine conversation between Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Raya Ramananda on the banks of the Godavari River, and is considered by Gaudiya Vaisnavas to be the acme of all theistic conceptions.

Praṇāmas by the Author

This book “In Search of the Ultimate Goal of Life” was probably the first literary work by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Prabhupāda after he accepted sannyāsa in 1959. It deals with the divine conversation between Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Raya Ramananda on the banks of the Godavari River, and is considered by Gaudiya Vaisnavas to be the acme of all theistic conceptions.

Introduction

This book “In Search of the Ultimate Goal of Life” was probably the first literary work by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Prabhupāda after he accepted sannyāsa in 1959. It deals with the divine conversation between Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Raya Ramananda on the banks of the Godavari River, and is considered by Gaudiya Vaisnavas to be the acme of all theistic conceptions.

About the Author

This book “In Search of the Ultimate Goal of Life” was probably the first literary work by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Prabhupāda after he accepted sannyāsa in 1959. It deals with the divine conversation between Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Raya Ramananda on the banks of the Godavari River, and is considered by Gaudiya Vaisnavas to be the acme of all theistic conceptions.

Grantha Samālocanā (A Book Review)

This article by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda was first published in Śrī Gauḍīya Patrikā, 5th Volume, Issue 2, on 13th April 1953. Śrīla Prabhupāda writes a letter to a gentleman who has printed two books “full of apa-siddhānta” and points out their philosophical flaws in relation to a well-known 'sādhu'. This article was translated from Bengali by Swami B.V. Giri and Sanātana Dāsa.

Grow More Food!

This short article, “Grow More Food” by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda was first published in Back To Godhead magazine, Vol. 3, Issue 6, on May 20th 1956. Śrila Prabhupāda discusses agricultural endeavours by the materialists and states that the main factor for growing more food is not more machinery, but the divine will, or ‘daiva.’

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Vairāgya Nāṭaka – A Comedy Drama by Śrīla Prabhupāda

This comedy was written by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda in 1953 and published in the Gauḍīya Pātrikā, Vol.5, Issue 1. In this play Prabhupāda pokes fun at the so-called ‘renunciation’ of a popular religious institution whom he refers to as the Murgi Mission (‘Chicken Mission’) due to their non-veg diet. This has been translated for the first time into English by Sanātana Dāsa and Parameśvarī Dāsī.

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