Poems

Pictures from Bhagavad gita

Pictures from Bhagavad gita

Starting with His Divine Grace, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, sitting under a picture of Govinda. Prabhupada’s knee is bare, like Govinda’s, both persons wear flower garlands, Krsna the Lord, speaker of the Gita, and Prabhupada, “the greatest exponent of Krsna consciousness in the Western world.»

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In Praise of the Mahajanas

In Praise of the Mahajanas

When they were singing bhajanas and Lord Krsna and Lord Rama were giving us darsana I got the feeling that shortage of subjects was not my problem, and ecstasy of feeling is plenty. We are brimming over in Krsna consciousness with themes enough for hundreds of years. Poets chant of battles or they criticize wars humanely praise cities, or women, speak of “The Night,» or loneliness, lamenting and rejoicing on behalf of all…

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Gentle Power

Gentle Power

A disciple wrote of me, “Eyes of a frightened deer,” to which I add teeth from a dentist’s lab, heart of a milking stone underneath the spleen, atma beknownst to him is pure spirit soul and arrives in Vrndavana fog this last day of ’95. Srlla Prabhupada, deliver me all year. You rule me and all of us. I pay my obeisances in cold dirt to you and Vrndavana and your followers blessed…

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