prasadam

Thanksgiving 2012

“Being self-sufficient, Krishna does not require the service of any living entity, although He has many devotees. It is because Krishna is so kind and merciful that He gives the opportunity to everyone to serve Him, as though He required… Read More ›

Free Food

“Without distribution of food, no function is complete, and that is the way of Vedic culture.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 1.11.15 Purport) You can never go wrong distributing food for free to guests. Should a person not be hungry they… Read More ›

The Cloak of Darkness

“All the Rakshasas, who have extraordinary energy, great prowess and also much strength, must be deceived by me while I look for Janaki.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.34) ugraujaso mahāvīryā balavantaśca rākśasāḥ | vañcanīyā mayā sarve jānakīṃ parimārgatā Sometimes… Read More ›

Better To Give

“One cannot satisfy the Supreme Lord by his riches, wealth or opulent position, but anyone can collect a little fruit or a flower and offer it to the Lord. The Lord says that if one brings such an offering in… Read More ›

A Family Treasure

“You have advented Yourself to minimize the overburden of the world, and in order to fulfill this mission, You have glorified the dynasty of Yadu, appearing in the family as one of its members. My dear Lord, today my home… Read More ›