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Swami in a Strange Land: How Krishna Came to the West

Swami in a Strange Land How Krishna Came to the West Discover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness ISKCON In a seventy year old

  • Title: Swami in a Strange Land: How Krishna Came to the West
  • Author: Joshua M. Greene
  • ISBN: 9781608879656
  • Page: 107
  • Format: ebook
  • Discover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness ISKCON.In 1965, a seventy year old man soon to be known as Prabhupada set sail from India to America with a few books in his bag, pennies in his pockets, and a message of love in his heart He landed in NewDiscover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness ISKCON.In 1965, a seventy year old man soon to be known as Prabhupada set sail from India to America with a few books in his bag, pennies in his pockets, and a message of love in his heart He landed in New York at the peak of the revolutionary counterculture movement of the 60s, and went on to spark a global spiritual renaissance that led to the creation of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, which has changed millions of lives Through the depiction of Prabhupada as both an enlightened luminary and a personable, funny, and conscientious individual, Swami in a Strange Land shows why cultural icons such as George Harrison and Allen Ginsberg incorporated Prabhupada s teachings into their lives, and why millions around the globe embarked upon the path of bhakti yoga in his footsteps Carefully researched, skillfully crafted, and extraordinarily intimate, this narrative follows Prabhupada as he rises from an anonymous monk to a world renowned spiritual leader Set in locations as far ranging as remote Himalayan caves and the gilded corridors of Paris s City Hall, Swami in a Strange Land traces the rise of Eastern spirituality in the West and in particular, the rise of yoga culture and vegetarianism and the concepts of karma and reincarnation A remarkable journey into the deepest dimensions of the human experience, Swami in a Strange Land shows how one man with a dream can change the world.

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    1 thought on “Swami in a Strange Land: How Krishna Came to the West

    1. The author claims this to be a biography, but somehow, except for the first few chapters, this book does not really fall into the biography category. The focus is more on the movement and the cause. Instead it should have been about the life, his motivations and struggles.

    2. And we can say truth is more intriguing and inspiring than fiction. And because it's truth it is ennobling.In the truth of Swami Prabhupada's life is an astonishing story of determination, dedication, selflessness, single-minded focus on a higher way of being, and a poignant reminder that life is for more than consuming and indulging.Joushua Greene, as advertised, is a master storyteller. He's also an excellent writer. While he remains largely hidden as he tells Swami Prabhupada's story, his voi [...]

    3. This is a wonderful biography which captures the essence of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and the Hare Krishna movement. As a neophyte devotee, I wished to better understand the origins of Hare Krishna in the West. Reading this biography helped me feel more connected to Prabhupada and the other devotees.

    4. This book details the life of Swami Prabhupada, most known for bringing Krishna consciousness to the west. His whole life, he has a deep love for Krishna. He ends up marrying, trying to have the life that he is expected to as a householder in India, but something is always holding him back. That is his love of Krishna. Finally, at the age of 70, free, he heads on a ship to the west, where he popularizes Krishna and creates one of the most beautiful spiritual movements in the west. Lovely and ins [...]

    5. Inspirational I just finished reading Joshua Greene’s latest work, “Swami In A Strange Land”, including the awesome glossary!I cannot tell you how thoroughly I enjoyed this book. It’s one of those books I wish would go on forever. So well written, so heartfelt, so inspirational.

    6. Why would you want to read a book about the Swami?A 5000 year old philosophy was introduced by the Swami to the hippies of the American 70s that made them give up drugs to join a life of meditation and purity. In the current day, the philosophy has inspired millions of people around the world take to meditation, hundreds of places of worship in more than 60 countries and more than 2 million free meals distributed.daily!!!The page turner starts with the beginnings of the Swami’s story, in an am [...]

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