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ISKCON North America Releases Statement on Domestic Abuse

7 hours 28 min ago

“Sadly, our ISKCON society is not immune to domestic abuse. Sometimes devotees believe that domestic abuse is tolerated within our society. Thus, the NA GBC determined it necessary to make a clear, strong statement that domestic abuse is never acceptable.”

ISKCON Statement on Domestic Abuse--Appendices

7 hours 29 min ago

Domestic abuse is defined as a pattern of emotional, mental, or physical abuse that is used by one person in a relationship/marriage to control an intimate partner.

ISKCON Statement on Domestic Abuse

7 hours 49 min ago

Domestic abuse (sometimes referred to as domestic violence) is a serious global problem within society-at-large. Most domestic abuse (about 85%) is perpetrated by men against women, in the role of a husband or intimate partner. In America, 1 in 4 women will be victims of domestic abuse in their lives. 

Beloved Cook of ISKCON Chicago, Visvakarma Das, Departs

8 hours 16 min ago

A beloved friend and guide to many, Visvakarma Das dedicated his entire life to the service of Lord Krsna. The past 22 years he spent devotedly cooking for the ISKCON Chicago community, amazing devotees with his qualities of compassion, care, and expertise in service. 

Philosoph(ies) of Education

8 hours 28 min ago

It is observed that there is a lot of argument on what is “the” ISKCON philosophy of education. In this regard the ISKCON Ministry of Education felt that there is a pressing need for ISKCON to compile a document about ISKCON philosophy(ies) of education. 

Bal Ganesh - Kids Animated Movies

9 hours 32 min ago

Bal Ganesh is the story of the elephant headed God, Lord Ganesh's childhood. The story centres around the exploits of Lord Ganesh, his companion Mooshak, the mouse and their innumerable adventures.

Interview with Small Boys from the Mayapur Gurukula

9 hours 39 min ago

Bhaktivedanta Academy, established in 1984, is an educational institution based in Śrīdhāma Māyāpur, India, which provides education for boys and adult students on the principles of the Vedic Gurukula system.

I Should Not Have Hurt My Mother - Gaur Gopal Das

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:28am

Malcolm X once said, “The mother is the first teacher of the child. The message she gives that child, that child gives to the world.” Gaur Gopal Das through a touching, personal interaction with his mother shares what he learnt from her.

A Day in the Life of a Gurukula Boy

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:16am

A video by Bhaktivedanta Academy Mayapur.

Mombasa Temple Builds New Apartments to Care for Congregation

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:53am

The ISKCON temple in Nyali in Mombasa, Kenya has recently completed the second phase of its construction – an apartment building to help care for the congregation and cultivate their spiritual lives.

Paramahamster: Bonafide Viweing

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:37am

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!

Notre Dame Is Damaged; The Holy Name Shines On

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:04am

Some thoughts on the recent burning of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Draupadi – Dishonored Yet Honorable

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 8:46am

Draupadi’s admirable character is revealed in the most humiliating incident of her life: her attempted disrobing by the wicked Dushasana. Though victimized in body, she refuses to be victimized in heart.

"Sunset Over the Ganges" - Padmarani feat. Ilan Chester (Maha Abhisheka -2019)

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 11:48am

Sri Sri Pancha Tattva Maha Abhishek only takes place once in 5 years. Music by Ilan Chester - Srila Prabhupada`s disciple and Grammy-winning musician.

First Texarkana Rathayatra Will Take Place In Two States Simultaneously

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 2:24pm

On Saturday May 4th, a unique Rathayatra festival will take place in Texarkana, a city that sits on the state line between Arkansas and Texas

Construction Drawings Begin For Major New Columbus Temple

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:26pm

“In April 2020, we will break ground and start construction,” says ISKCON Columbus temple council member Premvilas Das. “By May 2021 we will begin getting the building ready for the Deities. And in July we hope to actually move the Deities into the temple. Finally the grand opening will be on Janmastami 2021.”

Ramayana - The Animated Movie in English

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:13pm

Nowhere To Hide

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:09pm

Surrounded by a plethora of convenient justifications, we often avoid doing the internal soul-searching required for any sincere spiritualist.

Beyond Border Control/Mind Control

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:02pm

We’re not controllers. When we accept this, we have an opportunity to practice patience and humility which strengthen our ability to control the mind.

Japa Retreat With Sacinandana Swami to Dive Deep Into the Holy Name

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 11:33am

Around 150 devotees are expected to travel in from all over the USA as well as from Europe and other locations for the retreat, which will run Mother’s Day Weekend from May 10th to 12th.