Srila Prabhupada is Coming

Srila Prabhupada is Coming

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Who was Srila Prabhupada? A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, known as Srila Prabhupada, was a remarkable individual: a philosopher, scholar, religious leader and saint. His achievement was a revolutionary transplanting of India's timeless spiritual culture to twentieth-century America. You saw the shaved heads and the traditional Indian robes of Srila Prabhupada's disciples chanting "Hare Krishna" on the streets of our cities. How did he accomplish the miracle of inspiring thousands of hippies in the 1960's and 70's to renounce free sex and drugs? How did he instill in their hearts a higher taste -- the desire to purify their lives? What kind of families were they from? What made them do it? Srila Prabhupada Is Coming is one disciple's story. Mahamaya Devi Dasi grew up in a New York suburb, the daughter of a successful book publisher. Her father, the late David A. Boehm, founded Sterling Publishing Company and was the American Editor of the Guinness Book of World Records for thirty years. The saga of how Mahamaya became a devotee of Krishna will astonish you Mahamaya openly recounts her experiences in the early days of the Hare Krishna Movement. After meeting Srila Prabhupada in 1971, she had much personal association with her charismatic guru, especially after moving to India a few years later. In Mayapur, West Bengal, Mahamaya took care of Srila Prabhupada's sister, Pisima, cooked for Srila Prabhupada, and daily attended his morning scripture classes and evening audiences. Full of honest, lively detail and illustrated with extraordinary color photos never before published, this first memoir of Srila Prabhupada by a female disciple will move and enliven sincere followers ofall spiritual paths.

Book Title Srila Prabhupada is Coming
Vender Rasbihari Lal & sons

Who was Srila Prabhupada? A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, known as Srila Prabhupada, was a remarkable individual: a philosopher, scholar, religious leader and saint. His achievement was a revolutionary transplanting of India's timeless spiritual culture to twentieth-century America. You saw the shaved heads and the traditional Indian robes of Srila Prabhupada's disciples chanting "Hare Krishna" on the streets of our cities. How did he accomplish the miracle of inspiring thousands of hippies in the 1960's and 70's to renounce free sex and drugs? How did he instill in their hearts a higher taste -- the desire to purify their lives? What kind of families were they from? What made them do it? Srila Prabhupada Is Coming is one disciple's story. Mahamaya Devi Dasi grew up in a New York suburb, the daughter of a successful book publisher. Her father, the late David A. Boehm, founded Sterling Publishing Company and was the American Editor of the Guinness Book of World Records for thirty years. The saga of how Mahamaya became a devotee of Krishna will astonish you Mahamaya openly recounts her experiences in the early days of the Hare Krishna Movement. After meeting Srila Prabhupada in 1971, she had much personal association with her charismatic guru, especially after moving to India a few years later. In Mayapur, West Bengal, Mahamaya took care of Srila Prabhupada's sister, Pisima, cooked for Srila Prabhupada, and daily attended his morning scripture classes and evening audiences. Full of honest, lively detail and illustrated with extraordinary color photos never before published, this first memoir of Srila Prabhupada by a female disciple will move and enliven sincere followers ofall spiritual paths.