BOOKS by Srila Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada considered writing and publishing his main work. In ten years, he wrote nearly seventy books. These are now published in more than sixty languages.

The books are available from the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, PO Box 341445, Los Angeles, CA 90034. Phone: 800-927-4152 or 310-559-4455


(For each verse, each work includes the original Sanskrit or Bengali text, its Roman transliteration, and word-for-word meanings, followed by Srila Prabhupada's translation and purport, or commentary.)

Bhagavad-gita As It Is

The central and best-known book of spirituality in the Vedic tradition.

Srimad-Bhagavatam, cantos 1-12 (18 volumes)

The most important of the Puranas, or histories. The Bhagavatam is the postgraduate post-Vedic text of spiritual understanding. It has served as the inspiration for countless works of literature, song, drama, painting, and sculpture. Srila Prabhupda considered the translation of the Bhagavatam his life's work.

Sri Caitanya-caritamrta (9 volumes)

This celebrated biography of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is at once a work of poetry, theology, philosophy, and aesthetics.

Sri Isopanisad

One of the principal Upanisads, the central philosophical texts of the Vedas.

The Nectar of Instruction

Essential guidance in bhakti-yoga by Srila Rupa Gosvami, a principal follower of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.


The Nectar of Devotion

A summary study of Srila Rupa Gosvami's Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu, detailing the science of bhakti-yoga.


Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead

A summary study of the Tenth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, explaining the pastimes and qualities of Lord Krishna.

Teachings of Lord Caitanya

A summary study of selected chapters of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta.

Teachings of Lord Kapila, the Son of Devahuti

The analytical philosophy of Sankhya-yoga, as presented in the Third Canto of Srimad- Bhagavatam.

Teachings of Queen Kunti

Discourses on Queen Kunti's celebrated prayers, as found in the First Canto of the Bhagavatam.


  • Easy Journey to Other Planets
  • Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers
  • The Science of Self-Realization
  • The Path of Perfection
  • Search for Liberation
  • The Journey of Self-Discovery
  • Message of Godhead
  • Civilization and Transcendence
  • Life Comes from Life
  • The Perfection of Yoga
  • Elevation to Krsna Consciousness
  • Beyond Birth and Death
  • A Second Chance
  • Laws of Nature
  • On the Way to Krsna
  • Raja-Vidya: The King of Knowledge
  • Krsna Consciousness: The Topmost Yoga System
  • Krsna Consciousness: The Matchless Gift
  • Bhakti Yoga - The Art of Eternal Love
  • Spiritual Yoga
  • Chant and Be Happy
  • Krsna the Reservoir of Pleasure
  • Beyond Illusion and Doubt
  • Divine Nature
  • On Chanting Hare Krishna
  • Light of the Bhagavata
  • Narada Bhakti Sutra
  • Quest For Enlightenment
  • Mukunda Mala Stotra
  • Higher Taste
  • Dharma - The Way of Transcendence


  • Gitar-gan
  • Vairagya-vidya
  • Buddhi-yoga
  • Bhakti-ratna-boli