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The Relief of Turning Away from the Social Mirror

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:33am

While navigating through life’s inevitable challenges, we often increase our burdens by uncritically accepting prevailing definitions of success as our life’s goals.

Natural Calamities, Why Do They Occur?

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:58pm

Natural calamities are a display of an awesome power immensely and fearfully greater than the human. They jolt us our of our complacent routines and impel us to think: “why do such natural disasters occur?”

Celebrate Janmasthami & Vyasa Puja with Joy of Devotion Film Screening

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:48am

Now, in time for the upcoming Janmasthami and Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja festivals, ISKCON Communications Ministry offers centers around the globe the opportunity to entertain and inspire their congregation by screening the hour-long ‘The Joy of Devotion’ film.

Paramahamster: Soccer Challenge - Part Three

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:58am

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!

Srila Prabhupada Vyasa-puja Posters for Free Download

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:51am

By releasing a Vyasa-puja pack, with its booklet, posters, postcards, banners, videos and more, the Srila Prabhupada Position Committee aims to inspire and facilitate ISKCON temples and communities worldwide to enhance the celebration of Srila Prabhupada’s annual Vyasa-puja festivities.

St. Louis: Rain or Shine, Lord Jagannath Gets His Festival

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:23am

As soon as it was time to pull the cart in St. Lous, Missouri, it started pouring.  Even though the organizers started to worry that the crowd would be scarce, the park started to quickly fill up with people of all ages, races, and all religions, eager to experience this age-old Indian cultural event.

Jayapataka Swami Liver and Kidney Transplants Successful

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 8:35am

Beloved ISKCON guru Jayapataka Swami has emerged from the operating room at a hospital in Chennai, South India after successful liver and kidney transplants. He has now been shifted to the ICU, while his medical team waits to see how his body accepts the new organs – a crucial phase.

“The Rap of God” Brings the Gita to a Contemporary Audience

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 8:30am

Prabhupada disciple and Gainesville Krishna House leader Kalakantha Das may not be your typical rapper. He is, after all, in his words “a sixty-four-year-old white guy.” But his new book “Bhagavad-gita: The Rap of God” is already getting rave reviews from contemporary audiences. 

Madhava's Kirtan at Polish Woodstock 2018

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:38am

Recorded on August 5th, 2018, by Krishna-kripa Das.

The Vedic Universe and Sacred Geometry

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:58am

This colourful presentation follows on from the others I made about astronomy in the Vedic-Hindu scriptures. This shows, in brief, that there are profound connections between Vedic astronomy, geometry, art and nature - - in the form of yantras and mandalas. A video by Radha Mohan Das.

Paramahamster: Soccer Challenge - Part Two

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:48am

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!

The Most Intimate Witness

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:07am

Absolute privacy is a myth. Modern technology with its security cameras, internet cookies and shopping-lists from our loyalty cards ensures that we are now more highly monitored than ever before.

The Science of Karma

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:00am

Karma, is not just a belief system, it is a precise science. Even more important is that it is a science of consequences, consequences that we ourselves have to bear in our lives. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Relationship Advice You Need to Hear

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:54am

A video by Sivarama Swami.

Spiritual Immersion Week at ISKCON of Houston

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:46am

ISKCON of Houston has planned something for everyone during spiritual and cultural extravaganza this upcoming Labor Day weekend, as well as a special cultural event on Friday, September 7th, 2018.

Discovering Discomfort

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 7:42am

The concept of tolerating difficulty is fast disappearing from the modern dictionary.

Devotees at Pol'and' Rock 2018 - First Day

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 7:22am

A glimpse into the exciting festival scene in Poland featuring Indradyumna Swami and his international team distributing prasadam to and entertaining thousands of people daily. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

From a Nuclear Plant to Love & Peace 'Fine Graff Art'

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 7:58am

The internationally renowned Bulgarian street and fine artist Nasimo recently visited 'Artplay' centre in St. Petersburg to paint a mural by invitation of ‘Fortunate People’ team - worldwide maha mantra flash-mob dedicated to spreading Love & Peace all over the world.

Our Human Ancestors Walked On Two Feet But Their Children Still Had a Backup Plan

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 3:26am

More than 3 million years ago, our ancient human ancestors, including their toddler-aged children, were standing on two feet and walking upright, according to a new study.

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