Srila Prabhupada’s Books

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Sankirtan Kit

2000 Available in multiple languages

Get the right set of books by Srila Prabhupada and a mantra meditation kit to kick start your Krishna Conscious journey. Devotees at Hare Krishna Movement even recommend these books for a well-seasoned bhakti yogi. We have chosen Bhagavad Gita, Science of Self Realization, Krishna Book, Nectar of Instruction, Teachings of Lord Chaitanya, Perfect Questions Perfect answers, The Hare Krishna Challenge, and more. Read online

Translation of six important scriptures

Bhagavat Gita As It Is

200 Available in multiple languages

The largest-selling edition of the Gita in the Western world, Bhagavad-Gita As It Is, is more than a book. For many it has changed their lives altogether. Universally Bhagavad-Gita is renowned and truly claimed as the crown jewel of India‘s spiritual wisdom. Spoken by Lord Krishna the Supreme Personality of Godhead to His intimate disciple Arjuna, the Gita’s seven hundred concise verses provides a definitive guide to the science of self realization. Read online

Srimad Bhagavatam - First Canto

500 Available in multiple languages

Srimad-Bhagavatam is the most complete and authoritative exposition of Vedic knowledge-covering everything from the nature of the self to the origin of the universe.
The first verse of Srimad-Bhagavatam makes clear that because the book is intended for people serious about spiritual progress, it will not deal with sectarian religious ideas, philosophical conjecture, or worldly concerns. Read online

Srimad Bhagavatam - Ten Volume Set

7200 Available in multiple languages

This deluxe print of Prabhupada’s original Srimad Bhagavatam has ten volumes, one for each canto. We have been reading from this set and can assure you of its quality. The books are lightweight, have high-quality glossy pages, and good font size that makes them perfect for comfortable reading. There are also a good number of illustrations available in the book. Read online

Sri Chaitanya Caritamrta

4500 Available in multiple languages

Sri Chaitanya - Charitamrita, by Srila Krishnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami, is the principal work on the life and teachings of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the incarnation of Lord Krishna who appeared in India over five hundred years ago. The teachings propounded by Lord Chaitanya which transformed the face of India are presented by the author in a very easy language comprehensible for all its readers. Read online

The Nectar of Devotion

250 Available in multiple languages

We cannot be happy without satisfying our fundamental desire to love. Discover all the intricacies of spiritual love, Bhakti in this devotional classic.
This is a summary study of Bhakti-Rasamrita-Sindhu, the Vaishnava classic written by Srila Rupa Goswami that analyzes the various stages of Bhakti (devotion) as a methodical practice resulting in love of God.
Rupa Goswami uses a metaphor comparing an ocean (sindhu) to a devotional relationship with God. Read online

The Nectar of Instruction

30 Available in multiple languages

Every religion does contain its own fair bit of instructions. Be it the Ten Commandments or instructions laid down on the battlefield. Instructions from the supreme personality of Godhead or Krishna himself do play a vital role in each and every living beings spiritual success.
Instruction is nectar, when it melts, your heart lights your path and brings tears of love for God to your eyes. Let this Nectar pour forth into your being. From the preliminary stages of spiritual life to the topmost nectarean mellows of Bhakti-Rasa; this book guides the reader along the path of devotion. Read online

Sri Isopanisad

100 Available in multiple languages

The 108 Upanishads are considered the essence of all the Vedas, and Isopanishad is foremost among them. Discover the distilled essence of all knowledge in these eighteen enlightening verses.
Contained within it is the essence of all Vedic knowledge. Presented with the original Sanskrit text, transliterations, English synonyms and purports, by a self-realized teacher (Srila Prabhupada), this book is recommended for the novices and neophytes as well as the most highly elevated souls. Its contents are transcendentally pleasing to the non-deceptive and sincere aspirants of spiritual advancement in life. Read online

Other books

Krsna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead

250 Available in multiple languages

This is the original account of the extraordinary activities of Sri Krishna, who appeared on earth 5,000 years ago. Find out why He has enchanted people for centuries.
Always remember Krishna, God. That was the goal of the rich spiritual culture that flourished in India for thousands of years. Even today Lord Krishna is remembered and glorified through monumental achievements of art, architecture, drama, music, dance and philosophy. Read online

Easy Journey to Other Planets

30 Available in multiple languages

It is said that the perfect yogi can relinquish his body at death and journey, at the speed of mind, to anti-material planets far beyond the limits of the material universe. Encompassing the systems of Sankhya, Astanga and Bhakti, this absorbing publication treats the science of yoga, particularly in its application to out-of-body travel. Forget NASA‘s elaborate arrangements and huge, dangerous metal machines. Learn the easy way to journey through the solar system. Read online

Teachings of Lord Chaitanya

100 Available in multiple languages

Five hundred years ago, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu gave the gift of love of God to everyone He met. Now is your chance to take the gift He came to give you.
Lord Chaitanya spearheaded a spiritual renaissance in sixteenth-century India, which had as its foundation the chanting of the Hare Krishna Mahamantra. Five hundred years before Gandhi, this remarkable personality inaugurated a massive nonviolent civil-disobedience movement. Read online

Based on Lectures on Bhagavad Gita

Beyond Birth and Death

30 Available in multiple languages

Is there life after death?
Follow the soul’s journey past the universe. Srila Prabhupada, India’s most renowned Vedic authority presents startling evidence of the soul’s incredible journey after death, how the soul travels from body to body, and how we can end the cycle of birth and death by reaching the ultimate abode. Read online

Raja Vidya

30 Available in multiple languages

How can you know which knowledge stands regally above the rest?
If you are ready to inquire sincerely into transcendental subjects, you will get answers in this book. Enter into the secret of secrets, hold in your hand the king of all knowledge, and open your mind and heart to comprehend what is beyond the limitations of this world. Read online

The Path of Perfection

100 Available in multiple languages

The contemporary, thoughtful reader in search of self-fulfillment and a means to attain it will find The Path of Perfection a welcome relief. Herein one will find a clear, intriguing explanation of the philosophy and practice of mankind’s oldest system of spiritual development-yoga.
His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977) elucidates the philosophy of yoga as explained in the Bhagavad Gita. He shows even those who in the chaos of modern-day materialistic life can employ this straight forward practice to purify their mind and elevate their consciousness to a state of ultimate happiness. Read online

The Perfection of Yoga

30 Available in multiple languages

What does it mean to practice yoga perfectly? Is it possible today? Find out.
There have been many yoga systems popularized in the Western world, especially in this century, but none of them have actually taught the perfection of yoga. Srila Prabhupada explains that beyond postures and exercises, beyond even meditation and breathing techniques, the ancient teachings of yoga aim at lasting loving union with the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Sri Krishna. Read online

The Topmost Yoga System

30 Available in multiple languages

Although there are many types of yoga practices, the Vedic literature explains that no matter which practice you choose, success is only achieved when Bhakti is present. There are many yoga systems, and many yogis practicing them. Yoga means the system, and Yogi means the person who practices the system. But the ultimate goal of all yoga is to understand Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Therefore, Krishna Consciousness, or Bhakti-yoga, is the topmost yoga system. Read online

The Matchless Gift

30 Available in multiple languages

No money in the world can buy spiritual freedom. Yet it is the rarest, most valuable, and most sought-after commodity. And it is equally available to the poor and the wealthy. Do you want this gift in your life?
Here are the steps to achieve it, laid out one after another. Take one step at a time, and you will find to have got the matchless gift - permanent freedom from material suffering. Read online

Elevation to Krsna Consciousness

30 Available in multiple languages

Spiritual elevation or evolution is a simple matter of reawakening our original God consciousness.
In India all scriptures and great spiritual teachers, including Shankaracharya, an impersonalist, accept Krishna as the Supreme Lord. Read online

On the way to Krsna

30 Available in multiple languages

Every one of us is searching after happiness, but we do not know what the real happiness is. We see so many advertisements about happiness, but practically speaking only few people are happy. This is because only few people know that the platform of real happiness is beyond temporary things. And that real happiness is described in this book, “On the way back to Krishna”. Read online

Based on Lectures on Srimad Bhagavatam

Teachings of Lord Kapila

100 Available in multiple languages

Lord Kapila is a renowned sage and the author of the philosophical system known as Sankhya, which forms an important part of India’s ancient philosophical heritage. Kapila Muni, a renowned sage of antiquity, is the author of the philosophical system known as Sankhya, which forms an important part of India’s ancient philosophical heritage. Sankhya is both a system of metaphysics, dealing with the elemental principles of the physical universe, and a system of spiritual knowledge, with its own methodology, culminating in full consciousness of the Supreme Absolute. Read online

Teachings of Queen Kunti

100 Available in multiple languages

The tragic and heroic figure of Queen Kunti emerges from an explosive era in the history of ancient India. As related in the Mahabharata, India’s grand epic poem of 110,000 couplets, Kunti was the wife of King Pandu and the mother of five illustrious sons known as the Pandavas. As such, she was one of the central figures in a complex political drama that culminated fifty centuries ago in the Kuruksetra War, a devastating war of ascendancy that changed the course of world events. Read online

Teachings of Prahlad Maharaja

30 Available in multiple languages

Prahlada Maharaja was the son of the most atheistic and the most materially powerful person - Hiranyakashipu. Because the society was materialistic, he had no opportunity to glorify the Supreme Lord. Prahlada Maharaja, a five-year-old boy, had to undergo a great deal of suffering at the hands of his father, Hiranyakashipu, a demon who was torturing him for being a devotee. The boy was trampled by elephants, thrown from a mountain, placed in boiling oil and thrown into a snake pit, yet he was silent during this whole ordeal. Read online

A Second Chance

100 Available in multiple languages

When law of karma acts on every individual and makes everyone responsible for the actions performed during one’s life, it also mysteriously determines one’s destiny at the crucial moment called death. Near death experiences may have gained a lot of interest in the past few decades, but their intricate details and mysteries have been well documented in the ancient Vedic scriptures thousands of years ago. Read online

Other books based on Srila Prabhupada's articles conversations, lectures, etc.

The Science of Self Realization

100 Available in multiple languages

This collection of articles by Srila Prabhupada from Back to Godhead magazine covers knowledge of the soul and the practice of bhakti-yoga.
In the Science of Self-realization, we discover the oldest and most essential of all sciences - the one that modern scientist are most in the dark about. Throughout this book Srila Prabhupada explains how you can go beyond limited, short-lived enjoyment and experience the unlimited and lasting pleasure of the inner self. Read online

The Journey of Self Discovery

100 Available in multiple languages

Are you in any way dissatisfied with your life as it now stands? Has the pursuit, or even the achievement, of the goals you have set for yourself become somewhat frustrating? If so, read on.
Seen in this way, life becomes a journey of self-discovery, and that is the theme of this book. The Journey of Self-Discovery is your guide to a new way of looking at life, a way proven to lead you to higher levels of awareness and satisfaction. Read online

Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers

30 Available in multiple languages

In 1972, Bob Cohen, a science teacher in the Peace Corps, began a search for spiritual enlightenment that took him the length and breadth of India. Here is the transcript of his life-transforming meetings with Srila Prabhupada in the holy village of Mayapur, India, the birthplace of Sri Krishna Chaitanya, A True Account. Read online

Life comes from Life

60 Available in multiple languages

Life comes from life provides a critical look at widely-believed assumptions and theories held by modern scientists about the origin of life. Be it the giant particle accelerator or the big bang simulators all the theories and modern scientific experiments are searching for one truth - where does life originate from?
For people who have come to accept every pronouncement of modern scientists as tested and proven truth, this book will be an eye-opener. At every turn of the page you may have never asked yourself the questions to the answers given in the book. Read it and you will be astounded! Read online