Prabhupada on Janmashtami
Here are three recordings of Srila Prabhupada speaking on the day of Janmashtami, Krishna's appearance anniversary—an event often difficult for a materialistic mind to comprehend.
The transcripts of all three lectures are also here for you to read along as you listen.
Here are two recordings of Srila Prabhupada reading from the Krsna Book.
- The Advent of Lord Krishna:
- The Birth of Lord Krishna:
"Now He Has Appeared in this Beautiful, Dark Bluish Form"
To enhance your appreciation of Sri Krishna Janmastami 2009, check out these lectures on the history of Krishna’s appearance, given in the actual place where Krishna appeared on Earth, Vrindavan, India.
These are excerpts from a three-and-a-half hour talk, given (despite laryngitis) by His Holiness Radhanath Swami, recorded at Gokula Mahavan during his Vrindavan Yatra in 2004.
Harinam Cintamani dasi has recorded many stories of Lord Krishna's pastimes. Last year, for the pleasure of Shri Krishna and His devotees, she recorded the two part series, "Appearance of Lord Krishna" for Janmashtami. We are now thrilled to make available to you her narration of Lord Krishna's pastime of lifting Govardhan Hill.
- Advent of Lord Krishna
- How Krishna came to wear peacock feathers upon His head
- The Qualities of Lord Krishna
- Lord Krishnas' pastimes of stealing butter
- Krishna plays in the village
We also a story narrated by Amala Bhakta dasa about the birth of Lord Krishna.