Category: Gurudeva’s Appeal

Let The World Know

Posted on 06/28/13 by admin-vasanti

  Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu ordered Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu to preach His mission. He said, “Go door to door with Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura, and beg some alms. You can tell  the people, ‘I request you to put something in My bag. Chant, one time, “Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa.” Thus, on the Lord’s order, Nityānanda Prabhu began His preaching. […]

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Posted on 06/16/13 by admin-vasanti

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja Odessa, Ukraine  September 22, 2002 [This is an excerpt from a lecture delivered in Odessa to more than 600 devotees who came from across the former Soviet Union.  Some traveled for as many as ten days to get to the program. Srila Narayana Maharaja provides beautiful insights into the […]

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Inspire All

Posted on 06/14/13 by admin-vasanti

Distribute my books. Read, take the essence of what you read, follow that, and distribute my mission. My mission is not different from that of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī and Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Please help me to preach throughout the world, as Mahāprabhu’s mission was preached at the time of Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Mahārāja. At that […]

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Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Promotes Book Distribution

Posted on 04/01/13 by admin-vasanti

[The following two vignettes are not by Srila Gurudeva, but by his parama-gurudeva, Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada, who wrote the following in his Upadesavali (‘Garland of Instructions’):] Establishing a printing press to print devotional books, and preaching by organising nama-hatta programmes, constitutes genuine service to Sri Mayapura. Upadesavali (6) * * * [The following excerpt was spoken by Sri […]

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Posted on 02/09/13 by admin-vasanti

This year, 2013, Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s Appearance Day is on February 10th (in India). We have heard that by remembering pure devotees on their appearance and disappearance day, they give us special blessings for advancement in Krsna consciousness. We therefore give all our energy to glorify them on that day. But we do […]

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Please, Please, Please

Posted on 01/11/13 by admin-vasanti

San Diego, California: December 21, 2001 Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: My one request is that all those who are sitting on chairs should distribute at least some books. Distributing books is a great service to Radha-Krsna, Mahaprabhu, to our disciplic line of gurus, and also to your Gurudeva and me. I will be very happy. […]

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Potency of Books

Posted on 12/05/12 by admin-vasanti

Posted on 11/11/12 by admin-vasanti

Book Distribution is Preaching

Posted on 09/17/12 by admin-vasanti

Badger, California:June 4, 2002: I want to say that the distribution of books is a main part of preaching. Although we do a lot of preaching, it may be that much of it will ‘evaporate in the air’. In book publication and distribution, on the other hand, this preaching is solid. We are now publishing […]

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Spread the Knowledge

Posted on 09/10/12 by admin-vasanti

Lecture by Srila Prabhupada, February 5, 1975, Hawaii   We are printing so many books. For spreading this knowledge, that must be distributed. Home to home, place to place, man to man, this literature must go there. If he… If one takes one book, at least one day he’ll read it: “Let me see what […]

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