#29 Cultivating our Love for Krishna Through Study
When we study Srila Prabhupada’s books we should experience Lord Krishna in every page. This seminar will present some of the techniques to help us overcome obstacles and develop expertise in assimilating Srila Prabhupada’s books to progressively experience deeper Krishna consciousness. The seminar will help the devotees read the scriptures more attentively and understand how to apply their teachings more consistently in their practical lives. The main aim of the seminar is to assist the devotees in their endeavors to receive more realization and inspiration from reading Srila Prabhupada’s books and , by the end of the course, develop a regular program for study of the scriptures.
Prahladananda Swami, while a student at the State University of Buffalo in New York, joined ISKCON in 1968. He received 1st and 2nd initiation from Srila Prabhupada at the beginning of 1969. For all of his devotional career he has distributed Srila Prabhupada’s books in malls airports, door to door and other venues. For some years, he served as a book distributor and party leader on the Radha Damodar bus party. He has been a temple president and regional secretary in various temples in the USA and around the world. Beginning in 1987, for about 10 years, he taught seminars twice a year on Ayurveda and a number of scriptural courses at the VIHE in Vrindavan. Currently he is the GBC Minister for Sannyasa and GBC Minister for Health and Welfare. He also serves as a GBC for a number of European countries. His main services are studying Srila Prabhupada’s books and preaching.