Harinam Sankirtan

Harinama-sankirtana (the congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord) may be most familiar from seeing the devotees out in the streets, dancing and chanting the maha-mantra Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare accompanied by mridangas (two headed drums) and karatalas (hand cymbals). Krishnas

Vedic Literatures

Working and traveling in the 12-year period from early 1966 until late 1977, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami (Srila Prabhupada), ISKCON’s Founder-Acarya, wrote more than 70 books, mostly translations with commentary of Vedic scriptures rendered into English. The publishing arm of ISKCON, The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT), was established in 1972. The BBT soon