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Fiji Holds Its First Kirtan Mela

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 9:22am

The event was organized by Braja Govinda Das, a Sydney-based disciple of Tamal Krishna Goswami, who wanted to give Fijian devotees the kind of international kirtan experience they hadn’t had before.

Australian Opposition Leader Visits ISKCON Melbourne

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:33am

On June 16, 2018, ISKCON Melbourne had the privilege to receive very distinguished guests Hon Matthew Guy, Leader of the Opposition from Victorian State Parliament, Andrew Bond local candidate from Albert Park, and Katie Allan a candidate from Prahran and other prominent members from Indian community.

Paramahamster - Love Feast

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:06am

Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

Scotland’s Karuna Bhavan to Host European Farm Conference

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 6:00am

The ISKCON Ministry for Cow Protection and Agriculture (IMCPA) is busy bringing Krishna conscious farm projects around the world together to share best practices in a series of regional conferences. They hope to hold gatherings in six continents by 2020, culminating in a global summit.

50th ISKCON London Ratha Yatra Festival

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 5:41am

In the early months of 1969, before they had managed to establish a temple, Shymasundara das had carved the beautiful deities of Jagannatha, Baladeva and Subhadra. And so it was, in July that year, five months before the Radha Krishna Temple was opened in Bury Place, the first London Rathayatra proceeded from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square.

New Devotional Music Album: The Red Dust of Ekachakra

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 5:32am

Nandapriya Das, born Zaza Ujmajuridze, was born in Tbilisi, Georgia – a country beautifully set between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea with a culture as ancient as its language, came out with his new music album. Besides being a musician, he is a successful oncologist, working in Denmark.

Summer Krishna: "Breathe Again" (Music Video)

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 5:10am

"Breathe Again," from my "Summer Krishna" album. Filmed in Mayapur, West Bengal, on the bank of the sacred Ganges river. A special shout-out to all the cool kids who made this production possible, both in the audio recording and in the music-video production.

Ganges: The Ambrosia of Love of Godhead

ISKCON News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 5:02am

A new temple dedicated to Ganga Devi has recently been constructed by ISKCON Mayapur's Ganga Mata Seva Committee, where  a Deity of Ganga Devi is worshipped along with Deities of Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai. This temple is only the beginning, for the committee has plans to construct a larger and more opulent temple for the worship of Mother Ganga.

A Small Special School - Bhaktivedanta Manor Gurukula

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 7:50am

A quick glimpse into the Bhaktivedanta Manor Gurukula, the new temporary location on the Hilton property site in Watford. See how free and happy the children are and where they develop their connection with Krishna and Srila Prabhupada's movement.

Hare Krishna Temples: Bhaktivedanta Manor, UK

ISKCON News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:59pm

A video by Vrsabhanu Das.

EDM Album “Summer Krishna” Dovetails Devotee’s Longtime Dream

ISKCON News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:54pm

Nearly every track’s lyrics comprise entirely of the Hare Krishna mantra, set to infectious tunes, uplifting beats and synths, and soaring backing vocals. Quite different from the usual big releases from the kirtan world, it’s an attempt by creator Chandrashekhara Acharya Das (Cyril Wohrer) to reach a broader audience and “dovetail” a lifelong dream into service.

Sensitively Strong

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:57pm

The Sages of the East describe the paradoxical demeanor of perfected spiritualists: harder than a thunderbolt, and simultaneously softer than a rose.

Inside Look at Hare Krishna Life Airs on Largest TV Station in Chile

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:45pm

Viewers across Chile watched an inside look at the lives of ISKCON devotees on Monday June 4th, when an eight-minute documentary short was broadcast on Canal 13, the biggest TV station in the country.

Vedic Cosmos—An Intelligent Design / Film Trailer

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:31pm

Almost a decade ago, understanding this very special requirement - Danavir Goswami initiated the “Vedic Cosmos” documentary project. He authored books, wrote papers, held talks and seminars to kindle interest of general public in this fascinating and enlightening subject. For more information visit http://www.vediccosmology.com/

Paramahamster - Vegan Sweets

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:28pm

Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

Sacred Ecology Forum Hosts Conference on Sustainability in New York

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:14pm

“Sustainability from the Inside Out”, as the conference was named, was hosted conjointly by Govardhan Eco Village (GEV), Mumbai and the Sacred Ecology Forum at the Bhakti Center on June 10th, to explore the profound connection between the practice of yoga and the sustainability of the Earth and its resources ahead of the International Yoga Day.

New Zealand Charity Plans to Provide 1.2 Million School Lunches Annually

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:40pm

To feed 6000 kids every day for a school year of 40 weeks, the charity would produce 1.2 million meals annually.

Krishna-valley, Hungary

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:26pm

Love and dedication transforms an infertile, tic-infested sheep run into one of Europe's largest sustainable eco-villages. A short film by Karuna Productions (www.karunaproductions.com).