holy gainesville (1)


A few days ago, while doing some writing at the University of Florida library, I took a break to chant my midday Gayatri, and as I looked out from the 4th floor over the Plaza of the Americas, I felt Srila Prabhupada’s presence very strongly. I could almost visualize him walking down the path between the library and the old chapel (now auditorium).

That’s when I realized that the UF campus is a holy place of pilgrimage! Srila Prabhupada actually did walk in that very place in June 1971 and gave

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