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ISKCON Camp at Kumbha Mela Distributes Thousands of Books and Prasadam Meals

10 hours 47 min ago

Kumbha Mela is the largest public gathering and collective act of faith in the world, and drew about 120 million pilgrims – nearly double the population of the UK or France – this year. 

Wounded Hearts

10 hours 59 min ago

A poem written by Gaurangi Dasi in New Mayapur, France in 2005.

More Merciful than the Most Merciful

11 hours 23 min ago

Lord Caitanya is the most merciful incarnation of the Lord – yet there is someone who is even more merciful than Him.

Devotee Care Course in Mayapur from 5th – 8th March 2019

12 hours 42 sec ago

Global Devotee Care Directorate (GDCD) is organizing a Devotee Care Course in Mayapur this Gaura Purnima. The dates are 5th - 8th March 2019. The course invites caring leaders, direct care-givers and all devotees interested in the systematic implementation of Devotee Care throughout ISKCON.

ISKCON Croatia's Communication Success

12 hours 38 min ago

Communication achievements within ISKCON Croatia -  such us meeting the country presidents, government officials, city majors and other VIPs - significantly exceed the expectations, which initially were put on such a small team of communication devotees ISKCON has in the Zagreb temple (Nova Jaladuta) in Croatia.

Sankirtan Fields Bloom Brightly in Ahmedabad This Vasanta Panchami

12 hours 59 min ago

On Saturday, 9th February, Vaisesika Das gave a presentation on the philosophical significance as well as practical techniques of book distribution to the entire team at ISKCON Ahmedabad, then the entire team got onto buses heading out to Bhadrakali – a busy shopping spot in the city for the practical session!

Gainesville Krishna House Devotees Share With Other Faiths at “Progressive Dinner”

13 hours 32 min ago

Participating were about seventy congregation members – many of them young students – as well as pastors from the Catholic, Quaker, LDS and Wesley United Methodist churches, the Jewish campus organization Hillel, and of course Krishna House. 

Polish Festival - Chanting and Dancing with Krishna Devotees

13 hours 54 min ago

For many people summertime means vacation time, but for Krsna’s devotees it’s an opportunity to go out and share with the public the wonderful world of Krsna consciousness through chanting the holy names, dancing in ecstasy and holding festivals. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

Krishna Holi and Food Festival Attract 16,000 to Auckland Farm

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 1:01pm

The Food Festival, a brand new event capitalizing on people’s love for Hare Krishna Food, came on Saturday February 9th. A beautiful blue summer’s day in New Zealand, it saw blue and white tents, a stage and colorful flags dotted around the farm. 

The Mayapur Goshala

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:52am

The ISKCON Mayapur Goshala is located in the south-east corner of the Mayapur campus, and is a beautiful 8-12 minute walk from the Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir and Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. The Mayapur Goshala is a very peaceful and serene place, allowing anyone who comes to have a wonderful experience of offering service and worship.

Gaura Purnima Festival 2019 Mayapur

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:02am

“The best time and place is Mayapur on Lord Caitanya's Appearance Day. That is not only the best for me but for everyone. Mayapur is meant for that. If possible all devotees from all our centers should go….” – Srila Prabhupada, Letter to Tamala Krishna, 20 July 1973

Mayapur Devotees Hold Special Kirtan for the Victims of the Jammu & Kashmir Terrorist Attack

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 9:53am

On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-bound suicide bomber in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack resulted in the death of 49 people.

Process Driven Temple Presidents’ Meeting Builds Friendships and Connections

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:30am

The attendees concentrated on how they wanted to work together, what resources they needed to better serve their temples and where to find them, and how they wanted the relationship between temple presidents and GBCs to look and feel.

Paramahamster: Asafoetida

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:28am

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!

ISKCON India Communications Teams Learn From Experts at Annual Conference

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:26am

Thirty-five devotees participated, including communications directors from various states and cities, temple presidents, and volunteers from the “Midday Meal” school food relief program.

Sivarama Swami: A Lesson from a Tree

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:14am

New Bhagavata Purana by Renowned Author References Prabhupada’s Commentaries

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:10am

Debroy is the Chairman of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Economic Advisory Council, and is one of India’s most famous Indologists. He previously translated the Bhagavad-gita, Ramayana, and Harivamsa Purana to wide acclaim.

Lithuanian Winter Festival Keeps Hearts Warm

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:56am

Around 550 devotees from all over Eastern Europe and beyond gathered for the Vaishnava Winter Festival in Lithuania this year, warming their hearts with a steady diet of nectarean seminars, ecstatic kirtans and delicious prasadam.

Sacred Botany

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:47am

Musician Jahnavi Harrison enters a world of sacred plants revealing that, in many religious traditions, plants are seen as spiritually symbolic – sometimes acting as intermediaries with the divine world.