prasadam

With Love and Devotion

“’Who, O mighty-armed one, receives such a welcome guest as Yourself? ‘ Then speedily bringing various kind of sapid rice and arghya, he (Guha) said, ‘O mighty-armed one, has Your journey been a pleasant one? This entire earth is Yours…. Read More ›

The Krishna Diet

“There is no possibility of one’s becoming a yogi, O Arjuna, if one eats too much, or eats too little, sleeps too much or does not sleep enough.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 6.16) The diet industry is huge in America. Television… Read More ›

A Matter of Taste

“The perfection of human civilization depends on Krishna consciousness, which recommends Deity worship. Preparations made from vegetables, grains, milk, ghee and yogurt are offered to the Deity and then distributed.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Chaitanya Charitamrita, Madhya 4.93 Purport) One of the… Read More ›

Feeding the Hungry

In America today the hungry are fed through generous contributions made from citizens to various charitable institutions. The government also offers a food stamp program for the poor which is funded through taxes collected from the general population. While these… Read More ›

How to Offer Prasadam

Devotion is the key ingredient in offering prasadam. There are many methods of self-realization, but Lord Krishna is most pleased by devotional service. We should offer to food to Krishna out of love and affection for Him. Material nature is… Read More ›