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Sloka of the day

His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda


SB 1.3.28

ete cāṁśa-kalāḥ puṁsaḥ
kṛṣṇas tu bhagavān svayam
indrāri-vyākulaṁ lokaṁ
måòayanti yuge yuge

All of the above-mentioned incarnations are either plenary portions or portions of the plenary portions of the Lord, but Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa is the original Personality of Godhead. All of them appear on planets whenever there is a disturbance created by the atheists. The Lord incarnates to protect the theists.

What is Vanisource?

His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda's complete teachings

Vanisource is the collected teachings of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda, including all the books, lectures, letters and conversations. This is a wonderful facility to read and study Śrīla Prabhupāda's teachings online. Vanisource serves also as a reference for Vaniquotes and the other petals of Vanipedia. Vanisoucre can be accessed via the different sections below and also via the list of Umbrella Categories.

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Translations with Commentary

Summary Studies

Other Works

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Śrīla Prabhupāda Speaks Around the World

Vanisource pages with full audio

♫ - 1975 Lectures and Conversations with Audio - 323 hours of audio in 563 audio files - ♫

♫ - 1976 Lectures and Conversations with Audio - 382 hours of audio in 703 audio files - ♫

♫ - 1977 Lectures and Conversations with Audio - 236 hours of audio in 385 audio files - ♫


Pages with Audio Clips in Vaniquotes

  • In Vaniquotes you can now listen while reading Śrīla Prabhupāda's lectures, conversations, interviews and morning walks - feel his presence, feel his mood. To date there are over 2200 pages with clips available and we are aiming for 5000 by the end of 2014.


Completing an Audio Fidelity Check of Lecture and Conversation Transcriptions
  • We are inviting volunteers to attentively listen to Śrīla Prabhupāda and, while reading, to check the transcriptions for accuracy. This project was launched on the 19th of April 2014. As of the 11th of July 2014 23 volunteers have proofread 277 files and 3,342 missing words and 3,356 edits have been entered into Vanisource. Explanation is given here here

Projects

Audio to Text Fidelity Project

Adding Scans of Śrīla Prabhupāda's Letters

  • We are inviting volunteers to read, verify and correct the Vanisource transcriptions for fidelity against the original scans. Please contact us if you would like to help.

Adding Audio to Lecture and Conversation Transcriptions

  • This project is ongoing and its completion is dependent on the Bhaktivedanta Archives releasing the other years. The next release will be the audio from 1974.

Creating New Categories for Vanisource

Letters sorted by person
  • We have indexed letters in order to access those written to each person.
Lectures sorted by verse

Added Śrīla Prabhupāda's Original (1962-1965) Srimad Bhagwatam with PDFs to Vanisource

Content to be Added Soon


Creating 1080 Video Clips of Śrīla Prabhupāda's Audio Messages

A Multi-language Subtitle Project ---- Vanimeda's YouTube Channel

Collaborate with us to create multi-language subtitles for 1080 - 1 to 15 minute audio clips translated into your language by Śrīla Prabhupāda's Vyasa Puja festival by Vyasa Puja in 2014.

Who is Śrīla Prabhupāda?

Authorized and empowered

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda is a self-realized, pure devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa. While physically present among us he shared the essence of Vedic knowledge liberally and without prejudice. His only desire was to fulfill his spiritual master's desire – to introduce the process of Kṛṣṇa consciousness to the world.

Śrīla Prabhupāda showed us the importance of living life according to the directions given in scripture. He spoke and wrote profusely so that many may have this guidance in life, and he wished that every person on the planet had the opportunity to read his books now and in the future.

Śrīla Prabhupāda translated and commented on over fifty volumes of ancient Vedic scripture before his physical demise on November 14, 1977. His authority to write, and to teach and train students in the science of self-realization was given to him by his guru, Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Mahārāja (1874-1937), who came in the disciplic succession from Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu (1486-1534), Himself an incarnation of Lord Kṛṣṇa. Śrīla Prabhupāda founded the International Society for Kṛṣṇa Consciousness, ISKCON.

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