It is the BBT's mission to disseminate knowledge of the Krishna conscious philosophy, and the religion and culture of Vedic India and the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition.
To accomplish this mission the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust is committed to
- assisting the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in its preaching mission.
- upholding and propagating in as many languages as possible the legacy of the BBT's founder-acharya, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, in the form of his books and teachings
- publishing the works of Srila Prabhupada's faithful followers where they comment on and explain Srila Prabhupada's books or in other ways propagate Vaishnava culture and philosophy in his mood
- serving those who produce and distribute Srila Prabhupada's books
- creating and maintaining efficient book publishing methods and providing education in these methods
- improving the translations of Srila Prabhupada's books by offering workshops in translation theory and technique