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Altar - an essential subject
An altar is usually associated with religion and is most often in the form of a table where sacrificial offerings are made to God. In Christianity, bread and wine are offered to the Lord. In the Krishna Consciousness movement, various foods are offered and kept in front of the deity of Krishna. As these sacrifices are meant to please the Lord, they are spiritual. One is enjoined to follow certain prescribed procedures, with love and devotion being the most important element.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Altar category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 8 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
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Vanipedia has now over 903 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's books under the series titled Essential Subjects. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is a subject for everyone.