Transcendental Festival to Commemorate the Disappearance of Srila Prabhupada

Hare Krsna, dear friends!


We would like to invite you to celebrate the Divine Disapperance Day of our dearmost spiritual master His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder-acarya of the worldwide Hare Krsna movement. Chanting Hare Krsna, reading about His divine pastimes and a delicious feast will be served at 10.00 AM in the Hare Krsna Center Montreal this Monday 27th of October 2014. Please do not miss this wonderful transcendental event!




To take the passing away of a devotee and the passing away of a nondevotee as one and the same is completely misleading. While ascending the transcendental airplane, Dhruva Maharaja suddenly saw death personified before him, but he was not afraid. Instead of death's giving him trouble, Dhruva Maharaja took advantage of death's presence and put his feet on the head of death. People with a poor fund of knowledge do not know the difference between the death of a devotee and the death of a nondevotee. In this connection, an example can be given: a cat carries its kittens in its mouth, and it also catches a rat in its mouth. Superficially, the catching of the rat and the kitten appear to be one and the same, but actually they are not. When the cat catches the rat in its mouth it means death for the rat, whereas when the cat catches the kitten, the kitten enjoys it. When Dhruva Maharaja boarded the airplane, he took advantage of the arrival of death personified, who came to offer him obeisances; putting his feet on the head of death, he got up on the unique airplane, which is described here to be as big as a house (grham).


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