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Author: Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

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

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.

Kṛṣṇa – The Supreme Vedāntist

In commemoration of the anniversary of Śrīla Prabhupāda's acceptance of sannyāsa, we present an article written by him which was first published in 'Back to Godhead' magazine, on October 20th, 1956. In this article 'Kṛṣṇa - The Supreme Vedāntist' Śrīla Prabhupāda explains how despite the claims of the māyāvādīs, Kṛṣṇa is the supreme goal of Vedānta.

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