Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Appearance Day of Locana dāsa Ṭhākura, January 18th, 2017

New Releases from the Bhaktivedanta Archives

The Bhaktivedanta Archives is pleased to offer two new releases:

1) The VedaBase™ 2017 update.

2) Original unedited audio of Śrīla Prabhupāda for the year 1970.

The 2017 VedaBase™ update includes:

a) 1970 Reverified Against Original Audio

b) The Māyāpur-Vṛndāvana Festivals with Śrīla Prabhupāda (1972–77)
     by Lokanāth Swami

c) In Conversation with Śrīla Prabhupāda, Contexts and Contemplations
     by Lokanāth Swami

d) "These books are the law-books for the next ten thousand years."
     by Śrutikīrti dāsa

            Download VedaBase™ 2017 [Windows]
            Download VedaBase™ 2017 [Mac]

      Publishing and Processing Update

  Tape Ministry  vs  Original Audio
1977 (038 / 387 (audio files published)
1976 (244 / 703 (audio files published)
1975 (302 / 563 (audio files published)
1974 (309 / 439 (audio files published)
1973 (289 / 418 (audio files published)
1972 (160 / 413 (audio files published)
1971 (015 / 228 (audio files published)
1970 (017 / 084 (audio files published)
1969 (067 / 135* (audio files) *anticipated
1968 (052 / 150* (audio files) *anticipated
1967 (011 / 048* (audio files) *anticipated
1966 (101 / 118* (audio files) *anticipated

* Anticipated 451 original audio files [pending]

1970 (43 hours, 84 audio files, 02 Gb)
1971 (136 hours, 228 audio files, 06 Gb)
1972 (258 hours, 413 audio files, 14 Gb)
1973 (252 hours, 418 audio files, 11 Gb)
1974 (250 hours, 439 audio files, 11 Gb)
1975 (315 hours, 563 audio files, 14 Gb)
1976 (340 hours, 703 audio files, 17 Gb)
1977 (237 hours, 387 audio files, 10 Gb)

Total: (1831 hours, 3235 audio files, 85 Gb)
[English audio files are accompanied with matching PDF transcription files.]

How to Acquire:
Receive all 84 1970 original audios mailed to you for $50.- on an USB Flash Drive, including shipping and handling worldwide. Includes latest VedaBase NFO.

Or download individual audio files from

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Tape Ministry: 856 hours
Original Audio: 1831 hours, thus far
Original Audio: 2282 hours, total anticipated

     Tech Support

Technical assistance is provided via email only for bonafide VedaBase versions, phone support not available. When contacting us about a particular problem, try to be as specific as possible. For example: state your Operating System (version), computer type, VedaBase version, etc. If required include screenshots to help clarify your issue. We normally reply without 24 hours. We do not provide help with your computer’s Operating System or how to operate your computer.

Questions for VedaBase (Windows):
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Thank you.

Your grateful servants,
The Bhaktivedanta Archives staff
Parama-rūpa Dāsa
Nitya-tṛptā Devī Dāsī
Kula-priya Devī Dāsī
Ekanātha Dāsa


While we at the Bhaktivedanta Archives make every endeavor to release an accurate rendering of Srila Prabhupada’s legacy, we also know that when dealing with numerous poorly recorded, unlabeled and miss-labeled audio recordings there are in fact major challenges. Based on the above we apologize for any inaccuracies that may have resulted through our endeavors under these unique circumstances. We sincerely encourage anyone to submit verifiable corrections. We thank you for your support and understanding in this matter.
Bhaktivedanta Archives Staff