‘Shocking Experience’ – How I was electrocuted right in front of Srila Prabhupada


(Vrindavan India June 1977) I got electrocuted right in front of Srila Prabhupada. I had been gathering his recording paraphernalia to take it downstairs and I noticed an extension cord that was rolled up and hanging on a hook on the wall. Some of the visiting devotees wanted to help so they rolled it up […]

Kadamba Kanana Swami: “It wasn’t just mafia, there were some devotees from the inside as well involved” in the attempted murder conspiracy


One of the responsibilities was that you were the temple president of Krishna Balaram Mandir in Vrindavan. I just want to get back to this moment in your life because it’s so exceptional in that it doesn’t happen to everyday run-of-the-mill devotee where there is a murder or threat or an intent upon you. How […]

Transcendental Fraud of Jayananda Thakur


One who works in devotion, who is a pure soul, and who controls his mind and senses, is dear to everyone, and everyone is dear to him. Though always working, such a man is never entangled. Bhagavad-Gita 5.7 Everybody is looking for fame and recognition. Everyone admires actors and musicians and mundane writers, wishing to […]

My Last Conversation with Aindra Prabhu


Since I first met him in 2004 it was my custom to visit with Aindra Prabhu each time that I went to India. Last year was no different, and I knocked on his door on 30 June 2010, not knowing that this would be our last meeting. Visiting Aindra was always a very special occasion. […]