"Everywhere, wherever we have got our center, a varnasrama college should be established..." (Srila Prabhupada, Vrindavan, March 12, 1974
How could we go about establishing a varnasrama... More > college in our movement today?
In this book, we examine Prabhupada's instructions, on varnasrama and varnasrama college, for understanding and for application in the real world of today, uncovering surprising insights - both personal and social - in the process.
Many devotees think of varnasrama as farms, but there is so much more to it. First we must understand the duties and qualities of each varna, and the proper way the varnas relate to one another. That alone is a subject matter worthy of deep study, and only after understanding the duties and qualities can we explore the almost unlimited varieties of skills one can choose to learn in each varna.
This book examines the duties, qualities and relationships, the possible structure for a college, and finally the resources for varna skills.< Less
This book is based on The Bhagavad-gita As It Is by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. It is a study guide that follows the instructions given by Srila Prabhupada in his... More > purports, as well as explanations given by Lord Krishna Himself, to understand the Gita in terms of three levels of transcendental knowledge: confidential, more confidential, and most confidential. When one studies the Gita in this way, its meaning stands out in three dimentional clarity.< Less
This is a coloring book for all ages, depicting in simple but elegant line drawings and simple poetry two stories from the Srimad Bhagavatam of ancient India. The two stories feature Krishna and... More > Balarama and the cowherd boys having these two adventures in one day.
In the story of Pralambasura, the demon Pralamba arrives disguised as a cowherd boy and plays in their games, taking advantage of one game to attempt to kill Balarama. Balarama however kills him.
Meanwhile the cows have wandered off and the boys must find them by following their tracks. When the do come upon the cows they see a forest fire, and now must save the cows. When the forest fire surrounds them, Krishna swallows the flames and saves the boys and the cows.< Less