What is Krishna Consciousness?

The Vedic culture (Veda means sacred knowledge) began in India over 5000 years ago. This culture is so named because of it’s spiritual and ritualistic adherence to the Vedas. The four Vedas (Rg-veda, Sama-veda, Atharva-veda, and Yajur-veda) were delivered to the people of India by Vyasadeva in order to make this most ancient wisdom available to all.

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Love, Medicine, and Music: The Flipside of the Sixties

A man who learned that the permission to be happy and serve the ones you love was a revolution to last generations, carried on the back of a gentle Swami from Kolkata to California, to meet Gurudas Prabhu and so many others as they were. “We are children”, he said. “Just do things sincerely.”

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The Importance of Charity

The VCC is not a mundane charity, nor does it encourage fruitive activities. It works to support those devotees who dedicated their lives to the service is Krishna. It operates on the principle of “das anu das”, the notion that we are the “servants of the servants”, a concept strongly promoted by Srila Prabhupada.

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Geopathic Stress & Earth Acupunture

The term Geopathic Stress is used to describe negative energies, also known as ‘harmful earth rays’, which emanate from the earth and cause discomfort and ill health to those living above.(1-4)
Earth energies can be bad, good or neutral. The word ‘geopathic’ is derived from the Greek words, ‘Ge’ meaning ‘the Earth’, and ‘pathos’ meaning ‘disease’ or ‘suffering’, so literally ‘suffering of the Earth’.

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Intelligence or Chaos ~ Chapter 2

Neurons (brain cells) and nerve synapses in the human brain, are the most complicated organ of the human body. The human brain consists of an average of 100 billion neurons and the human body consists of about 75 trillion cells. The complexity and the organizational level of the human body and brain are indescribable. But even the structure of the smallest atom, the hydrogen atom, appears to have a complexity and a structured balance that cannot be comprehended. From the smallest sub-atomic particle, up to the living organisms and clusters of Milky Way systems, the universe is permeated with an indescribable level of organised complexity…

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To Collect Debts, Nursing Homes Are Seizing Control Over Patients

From The New York Times:
“There is no transparency in the whole process,” said Alexandra Siskopoulos, a lawyer who represents a relative of the nursing home resident in the appellate case — a relative who had wanted to take the resident home. “Unfortunately, people’s eyes are not opened until it’s their family member, and at that point, it’s too late.”

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“If not now, then when?”

We may have lost the ability to have him serve as a role model and teacher for devotional farming, but we should not lose the lessons of the seeds he planted. His heartbreaking circumstance shines light on a beautiful opportunity and raises important questions that can’t be ignored. I can’t help but ask, if this need is not seriously addressed now, then when?

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Travels with Gurudas in Europe

Prabhupada gave me the principal das anu das, which means, we serve each other with love. Due to this principle, I want to see the successes of my spiritual family.

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‘Intelligence or Chaos’ – The Fallacy of Atheism

We wonder, why is there something instead of just nothing? Why does reality exist the way it does? Why is reality at every level so immensely complicated? And why is reality permeated with undesirable things such as old age, disease and death and other types of suffering.

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Micro Farming and the ‘Vedic Compost’

If we do come to understand the importance of the soil as the substratum of all that is living as depicted by the ancient scriptures, we will be able to prosper both in physical and mental health and have longer in this body to develop our relationship with Krishna.

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The Success Story of Sudhama Maharaj

Even though he was sick and dying, his room was meticulous, and everything was in place, there was a bed a small desk which was now an altar, a hot plate in the kitchen area. His clothes were pressed and grains were in jars/pressed and immaculate, hanging on a pipe.

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A life of service, a death of peace: The story of Manisha

A LIFE OF SERVICE, A DEATH OF PEACE: THE STORY OF MANISHA By Bhagavati devi dasi and Ananta Sesa dasa People face death in many ways. Some accept it stoically, while others fear it. This is the story of a woman called Manisha who faced it with grace, dignity, and the...

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Where is the Love and Trust?

Since the inception of the Vedic Care Charity nearly two years ago, the Vaishnava community have been extremely skeptical and some even averse to our Devotee Care endeavor. A few well-wishers and trustees have asked: What is there to be skeptical about?

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You are not this mind

Just sit with the feeling of love for a moment and notice that hankering and lamentation evaporate. This alone is a profound realization. Therefore in the beginning, bhakti-yoga is about tuning the heart.

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Love without conditions

In memory of Hadidjah Lamas Renowned healer & musician - 1932-2016 By Vasanta Dasa - her husband Hadidjah moved to LA from New York in the mid-1940’s when she was just a teenager. After UCLA she went to work with Hughes Aircraft in their aeronautical engineering...

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The Vedic Care Model Facility

Wisdom of the elders, Energy of the young. As spring and winter dance together,
In service and devotion to God – At the Vedic Care Charitable Trust, we are committed to developing a community based in Tuscon, Arizona, to take excellent care of our spiritual elders. Civilization means caring for our elderly and facilitating service between our elderly and young.

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GPS for Spiritual Life

We are not here to become number one. We are not here to make this world a better place. We are here to learn about our life of eternal freedom from the conditions of birth and death; and to share this understanding with others. Gradually as we grow in understanding, others will be attracted.

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Do you really want an answer?

Before making a plan, as to what to do with one’s life, an intelligent person will consider the facts. As long as we are here, in this material realm of existence, all of our attempts at happiness and fulfillment by material means will be frustrated. Even if we were to achieve all our personal goals, the irrevocable process of old age, disease and death will close the account

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