• Srila Prabhupada
    Biography

    Voyage of Compassion : Part 1

    A Journey of Srila Prabhupada to America on board the ship Jaladuta In this series of historical accounts, we present the journey of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedatan Swami Prabhupada to America on board the ship Jaladuta. This is a day-by-day narration of his voyage with references from the diary he maintained on board the Jaladuta, his biography “Srila Prabhupada Lilamirta” by his holiness Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami, as well as his books, lectures and conversations. August 13, 1965: Calcutta On this historic day in 1965, Srila Prabhupada boarded the cargo ship MV Jaladuta from Calcutta embarking on a 35-day journey that would take him to the United States of…