New Amharic Translation

The 2019 annual BBT Africa conference hosted at the Louis Leaky Auditorium in Nairobi – Kenya, provided the backdrop to welcome the latest addition to the increasing library of books on offer from the African BBT. Translated by Ethiopian born Mahaprasad Govinda Das, it was eagerly received by the audience and ISKCON society with much … Continue reading New Amharic Translation

Introduction to Bhagavad Gita Printed in Lingala

Join the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust Africa in celebrating this historical event: The First printing of Introduction to Bhagavad-Gita in Lingala! The Bhagavad-Gita is the main source-book on yoga and a concise summary of India’s Vedic Wisdom. This is the complete and unabridged introduction as it appears in Bhagavad-Gita As It Is, which is a very … Continue reading Introduction to Bhagavad Gita Printed in Lingala

Vanity Karma Wins Gold

“Vanity Karma: Ecclesiastes, the Bhagavad-gita, and the meaning of life,” by Jayadvaita Swami, has won the 2016 Benjamin Franklin gold award for the year’s best book in the “religion” category. The award was announced by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), the authority for the awards, at a ceremony on March 8 in Salt Lake … Continue reading Vanity Karma Wins Gold

New Special Print of Chant and Be Happy

The BBT is pleased to announce a new special print of Chant and Be Happy that is now available. This title has been printed using FSC Environmentally friendly paper. This is also the BBT’s first English mass distribution title for our new concept, the ‘Print/eBook Combo’. South Africa, along with Slovenia, Lithuania, … Continue reading New Special Print of Chant and Be Happy

BBT Africa publishes first book in Xhosa

On the occasion of Lord Krishna’s appearance day, the African BBT has released its first book in Xhosa, which is one of the eleven official languages of South Africa. This is also the first language for about 8 million people. The book is a translation of Srila Prabhupada’s Beyond Birth and Death. First printing: 5,000 … Continue reading BBT Africa publishes first book in Xhosa