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This is the PDF edition of the July/Aug 2017 issue of BTG, a 64 page magazine that focuses on Krishna consciousness. Back to Godhead is a magazine offering articles and information on Krishna consciousness (or bhakti-yoga). The magazine is published six time each year, and is available here per issue, or as a subscription. Back to Godhead is also available online at:



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This Issue

Founder's Lecture: Janmashtami: The Divine Advent of Lord Krishna

With India's ambassador to the UK in attendance, Srila Prabhupada speaks on the importance of learning about Krishna.


Surrender to the Idea of Surrendering, by Krishnanandini Devi Dasi

Here's some help in overcoming our resistance to Lord Krishna's offer of shelter.


Bhakti-yoga: Fulfilling Our Need to Love, by Akshay Gupta

We all have the inclination to love, but why does the reciprocation we seek seem to evade us?


The Urge to Gossip, by Chaitanya Charana Dasa

A personal reflection on a common challenge to our spiritual life.


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Eternal Persons Under Nature's Modes, by Hridayananda Dasa Goswami

An overview of two key teachings of the Bhagavad-gita.


Marching Swiftly Towards Sri Krishna, by Krishna Dhana Dasa

Two main obstacles thwart our determination on the spiritual path.


Yoga, Bhakti, and the Battlefield of Life, by Satyaraja Dasa

In the struggle to conquer the lower self, bhakti-yogis benefit greatly from the help of others.


The Art of Living: Master the Art of Dying, by Sri Chaitanya Chandra Dasa

To live a fruitful life, it helps to face the reality of what's coming at the end.


The Three Modes of Material Nature: A Tabular Overview

These three primordial forces affect every aspect of our life.


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A Heart Touched by Vrindavan, by Visakha Dasi

In 1971, a young American photojournalist overcame negative first impressions and found true beauty in Krishna's land.


Departments: Letters, A Pause for Prayer, Calendar, Srimad-Bhagavatam: King Prithu's Vedic Sacrifices, Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out: Seeing by Hearing, Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra, From the Editor: Doubly Blessed, Store, Vedic Thoughts.


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This is the digital download PDF version of BTG Vol. 51, No. 4. Includes the usual departments, such as Letters, Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out, Calendar, and From the Editor. Magazine, 68 pages. 8.25" x 11"

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