Articles by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda
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.’
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.
The following sannyāsa initiation lecture was given by Śrīla Prabhupāda in Māyāpura on Gaura-Pūrṇimā, March 16th, 1976. On this day, Swami B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja accepted the renounced order of life from His Divine Grace.
Dharma and the Modern World
In the following article, first published in Bengali in The Gaudiya, November 11th, 1949, Śrīla Prabhupāda explains the meaning of dharma in relation to the modern scientific world. This article was translated into English by Sanātana Dāsa.
Religiosity – Real and Apparent
"Religiosity – Real and Apparent" was written by Śrīla Prabhupāda and originally printed in Back To Godhead, Vol. 3, Issue 7, June 5th 1956. In this article, Prabhupāda distinguishes mundane religion from sanātana-dharma, the inherent nature of the soul.
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.