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 ›

According to His Nature

“The process of devotional service is the revival of Krishna consciousness, and if the devotee is fortunate enough to understand that the material energy is not separated from Krishna, then he can utilize the material energy and its products in… Read More ›