At their first meeting, in 1922, Srila Prabhupada was asked by his spiritual master, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, to broadcast Vedic knowledge in English. In the years that followed, Srila Prabhupada wrote a commentary on the Bhagavad-gita, assisted the Gaudiya Matha in its work and, in 1944, started Back to Godhead, an English fortnightly magazine.
A world-renowned yoga master cuts through the commercialism that now clouds the real meaning of yoga.
Beyond the postures and exercises, he explains, the ancient teachings of yoga aim at lasting, loving union with the Supreme.
The author, His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, has written more than 60 volumes of authoritative translations, commentaries and sundry studies of the philosophical and religious classics of India. Highly respected in academic circles for their authority, depth and clarity, they are used as standard textbooks in numerous colleges and universities around the world.