How Srila Prabhupada Started Book Distribution

Published on Apr 04, 2014

The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) is the world’s largest publisher of books concerning Krishna and the philosophy, religion, and culture of the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of India .[1] It was established in 1972 by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). The BBT is the publisher for his books and for books by other authors. It also publishes the magazine Back to Godhead in English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Italian, Hungarian, and other languages. The BBT is a nonprofit organization, independent of ISKCON, and supplies books both to ISKCON and to the book trade in general.

The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) was founded in 1972 by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Its focus is on publishing classic Vaishnava texts, epics, and contemporary works on the philosophy, theology and culture of bhakti-yoga. The BBT especially emphasizes the works of the Gaudiya-Vaishnava tradition.

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