Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acarya of the worldwide Hare Krishna Movement, started the "Sunday Love Feast" in 1966. He would personally invite guests, cook a variety of tasty Indian-vegetarian preparations, and serve the gathering. Along with the vegetarian feast, Srila Prabhupada would sing the Hare Krishna maha-mantra with the guests, dance, give a lecture on the Bhagavad-gita, and answer philosophical questions.
Read on to learn about the very first Love Feast that Prabhupada held in the summer of 1966 in New York.
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