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Paramahamster: Krishmas Carols

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 6:40pm

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!

To Japa, With Love

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:34am

Our time with japa is super important. A serious student of bhakti, the practice of self-realization in relationship with Krishna, will take a vow to chant a set number of rounds every day.

ISKCON Philadelphia Deities Move Into Beautiful New Temple Room

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:11am

Around six hundred congregation members and newcomers visited ISKCON Philadelphia on December 8thto celebrate as the presiding Deities moved into Their beautiful, spacious new temple room. The move had been planned for several years at ISKCON Philadelphia’s property in Mt. Airy, a diverse area where the temple attracts students, Indian community members, and local Americans of all backgrounds.

Divya's Kitchen Named as One of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:02am

These scrumptious spots are located across 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offer a range of cuisine from American to Indian to Mediterranean.

“Vedic Stories for Children” CD a Hit With Parents and Kids

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:24pm

Vedic Stories for Children Volume 2, a CD produced by the world-renowned Bhaktivedanta Players, was launched during the Diwali and Annakut festivals at Bhaktivedanta Manor in England.

Akbar and Birbal: Attachment

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:12pm

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Demystifying Ghosts

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:10pm

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

ISKCON New Vrindaban

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:17am

A film by Vrsabhanu Das.

Summer Krishna: Dancing In Ecstasy

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:11am

A video of Indradyumna Swami's Polish Festival Tour by Ananta Vrindavan.

Let’s Talk About ISKCON’s Generations – Which One Are You?

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:02am

In ISKCON today, we typically call everyone who joined the movement “the first generation.” We call all the children of those who joined “second generation,” no matter their age, and all their children “third generation.” But now the gurukuli pioneers have come forward to say that continuing to use the term to describe everyone across a thirty-year timespan is confusing and problematic.

Life, Death & What’s In-between

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:59am

"I am Yours now, so please, take me / where you will, teach me about / eternity and other things of / consequence..."

Manor Preschool Gets “Outstanding” Ofsted Grade

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:40am

Ofsted (The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills) is the government organization responsible for inspecting all schools and nurseries in the UK.

Jahnavi Harrison and Jaya Jagannath Discuss Cultural Appropriation

ISKCON News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 4:06pm

Jahnavi Harrison of Kirtan London and Jaya Jagannath Das, a teacher at the Bhakti Center NYC share their thoughts on the Bhakti Yoga Club at American University in Washington D.C. getting shut down after accusations of cultural appropriation.

As this was a Facebook live video, the quality may not always be ideal, however we feel viewers will find the interesting subject matter and intelligent presentation worth it.

Children's Rathayatra in Surabaya, Indonesia

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 8:35am

Children's Rathayatra in Surabaya, Indonesia in August 2018.


ISKCON News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 8:22am

Balance is a key component of the bhakti practice  - the art of remembering Krishna and our relationship with him. When our life goes to the extremes - it can overwhelm us and move us away from that remembrance.

Paramahamster: Fringee

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 8:12am

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!

Food for Life Vrindavan

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:22pm

Made by Emmy award-winning producer Robyn Symon.

Amara Jivana Sada Pape Rata (Vaishnava Bhajan)

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:07pm

Song by Bhaktivinode Thakura, performed by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Illustrated Story - Purushottam Kshetra Jagannath Puri

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:03pm

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Love Is The Limiter of Freedom – And Its Fulfiller Too

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:57am

We long to be free. And we long for love. Yet love and freedom don’t seem to go together.