Srila Prabhupada’s Contributions to Society

by April 15, 2012
Glimpses into the accomplishments of Srila Prabhupada, founder-acharya of a vibrant spiritual organization, ISKCON

Messenger Of Divine Love

To a world afflicted by strife and war, Srila Prabhupada applied the soothing balm of the universal non- sectarian message of love for God and love for all living beings, thus bringing peace, love and joy in the lives of millions worldwide.

Internationally-Acclaimed Vedic Scholar

Srila Prabhupada translated and commented on the most important vedic scriptures including his magnum opus multi-volume translation and commentary on Srimad Bhagvatam. His books have become recommended text books in major universities all over the world.

Prolific Spiritual Author

Srila Prabhupada wrote over seventy books, which present spiritual principles lucidly for modern times. His Bhagavad Gita As It Is the world’s most-read English commentary on the Gita with over ten million copies in print and has been translated in over fifty languages.

Visionary Spiritual Leader

Srila Prabhupada envisioned and implemented an East-West synthesis, wherein he harmonized the timeless spiritual wisdom of India with the modern material technology of the west to usher in a new era of global harmony and holistic progress.

Cultural Ambassador Of India To The World

Srila Prabhupada introduced and spread globally time-honored Vedic festivals and celebrations. The Ratha-yatra festival is now a cherished annual event in all the major cities of the world.

Embodiment Of Compassion

Srila Prabhupada fearlessly and single-handedly ventured from India to America at the advanced age of 69 to enrich a spiritually impoverished world and continued day and night his selfless service to God and humanity till his departure at the age of 81.

Empowered Devotee Of Krishna

Srila Prabhupada fulfilled a five-hundred year old prophecy by spreading the yuga-dharma of congregational chanting of the holy names all over the world.

Social Reformer

Srila Prabhupada freed thousand of youths from self-destructive addictions by the power of the holy name of God and transformed their lives

Builder of world wide temples

Srila Prabhupada inspired and oversaw the establishment of Krishna temples, which observe high and pure standards of deity worship and which serve as spiritual sanctuaries and cultural education centers for the stressed and distressed modern minds.

Pioneer Of Vedic Spiritual Science

He inspired his scientist-disciples to introduce a higher-dimensional theistic paradigm in modern science, thus inaugurating a historic new chapter in the revival of Vedic science in modern times.

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