A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Kumbha Mela Interview
Swami Narasingha
An Interview with Swami B.G. Narasingha (The following interview was given by Swami Narasingha at the Kumbha-Mela in Allahabad on 11th February 2013.) Gaudiya Touchstone: What is the significance of the holy city of Prayaga (Allahabad)? Swami Narasingha: Probably the oldest recollection of the... Read More
Who is a Mahatma?
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
The following is a morning lecture by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada given on January 15, 1977 at the Kumbha-mela in Allahabad. People do not understand that there is life after death, but Bhagavan says, “Yes, there is life after death”– tatha dehantara-praptih (‘the atma transmigrates from... Read More
Art
Dominique Amendola
The background history of some very well known devotional paintings.Painting has been my lifelong passion. When I was living in France, at age sixteen I enrolled in a preparatory school for Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Arts Decoratifs de Paris and studied there two years. After passing the... Read More
Religiosity
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
In the Shrimad Bhagavatam a distinction between ‘Religion Pretentious’ and ‘Religion Real’ has been clearly made. According to this original and genuine commentation of the Vedanta-sutra, there are a number of pretentious religious faiths which pass on by that name but actually there is nothing in... Read More
Editorial
Swami Narasingha
Welcome to the world of the electronic magazine and the Premiere Issue of Gaudiya Touchstone. To bring the knowledge of Krishna consciousness to the world with the least environmental impact as possible is our goal. Since the invention of the printing press a flood of books and magazines have... Read More
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