Letters, Volume-29 Number-01, 1995

Glorious Passing I am writing in loving memory of my mother, Mary Elizabeth Johnson. She left her body as the result of a heart attack on July 17, at the age of 61. Although my mother was never formally initiated, she performed devotional service since 1975. In 1976... read more

The Plague

THE VERY WORD plague brings dread. We recall medieval images of the Black Death, scourging fourteenth-century Asia and Europe. We envision rampant rats and dying children. Late in 1994, as plague broke out in the Indian state of Gujarat, people fled in the... read more