Film producer Jahnava Hauser and filmmaker Hilary Tapper take viewers on an extraordinary journey into the lives of historical and modern devotees of bhakti yoga in this groundbreaking film. Shot in India and America, it is an artistic and entertaining film that gives viewers an enlightening understanding of the bhakti or devotional tradition and how it relates to modern yoga practice.
Hari Sauri, well-known for his Transcendental Diary book series about his time as Srila Prabhupada’s personal servant, served with the BRC since its inception in June 2009. From the beginning he was instrumental in its work collecting and preserving important historical documents of ISKCON’s Gaudiya Vaishnava lineage, according to Srila Prabhupada’s instructions.
A film by Vrisabhanu Das. In the late sixties the Hare Krishna devotees went to Philadelphia to open a temple. The current temple was opened in 1976 and the deities Radha Sarad-Bihari were installed a few years later. There is a popular Govinda's restaurant downtown serving sanctified vegan and vegetarian food.
Dr. Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental thinker, activist, physicist, philosopher of science, writer and science policy advocate. In 1993 she was the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, commonly known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize", and in 2010 Forbes Magazine identified Dr. Shiva as one of the Seven Most Powerful Women on the Globe.
ISKCON was officially recognized and registered in the Soviet Union on May 20, 1988, ending years of persecution of the Hare Krishna devotees by the Communist regime. On May 17, 2018, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent his congratulatory message for the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of ISKCON in Russia.