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Book Distributors Reach Out to Russian-Speakers in North America

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 3:34pm

ISKCON book distributors are constantly trying to find new ways to give out Srila Prabhupada’s books, and new people to reach. One of the biggest niche audiences is the Russian-speaking community in North America – some 7 to 8 million natives of Russia and former Soviet Union countries.

Monthly Sankirtan Festival Brings New York Congregation Together

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 3:16pm

Over 70 devotees from all over the greater New York area – including the Queens and Bhakti Center temples – as well from Connecticut recently participated in the first New York Monthly Sankirtan Festival for many years. 

Paramahamster: Vote

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 9:01am

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!

New York State Court Returns Control of Hare Krishna Temple in Brooklyn to ISKCON

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 2:26pm

Radha-Govinda Temple in Brooklyn, NY, also known as Bharati Center, has been restored to the control of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, due to arecent decision of the New York State Supreme Court for Kings County.

Christmas Retreat for Russian-Speaking Newcomers to Heal Hearts

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 9:02am

Around 30 to 50 Russian-speakers from Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Chicago and New York are set to attend. As well as Russia they originally hail from former Soviet Union countries like Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

An Enchanting Sharad Purnima Festival Leaves Devotees Mesmerized in London

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:33am

 On the evening of 24thOctober, devotees from across London gathered at the Radha-Krishna Temple in Central London to celebrate Sharad Purnima, the beautiful full moon night of the autumn season.

The Ultimate Parikrama

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:04am

The parikrama around Govardhan Hill is the ultimate parikrama. This video is a meditation of that parikrama for those who may not have the good fortune to be here during the auspicious month of Kartika. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

Bhakti Yoga - Pious activities Vs Devotional service

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 7:43am

A video by ISKCON Desiree Tree.

In Search of Sweet

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 7:33am

It is only by intentional practices that we can begin to access spiritual tastes and emotions that are less obvious and more refined. 

Sri Damodarashtakam

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:43pm

Happy Cows Arati

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:03pm

A spiritual Vedic ceremony called Arati was offered to a form of Krishna called Giriraj and the cows to invoke blessings. During the ceremony, all the cows were resting under a group of Live Oak trees which gave them a lot of shade on a hot Fall day. Almost all of these cows were saved when they were about to be slaughtered. A video by ISCOWP.

IFAST Offers Innovative Online Lessons in Applied Krishna Consciousness

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:54am

Established by the late ISKCON guru Bhakti Tirtha Swami, IFAST (Institute for Applied Spiritual Technology) operates on the idea that it’s not enough to simply give people spiritual knowledge – we must teach them how to apply it.

Statement on Behalf of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) after the Shootings in Pittsburg

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:32am

Terrible darkness moved out of the shadows and into our national and global psyche last weekend in Pittsburg. Spurred on by hatred, ignorance, and a growing culture of civic unrest that increasingly divides, alienates, and deprecates those different than ourselves, a gunman attacked the Tree of Life Jewish Congregation killing eleven men and women, and injuring more.

We Light A Candle

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 8:38am

"When we turn away from the sun, we face our shadow. When we turn away from God, our original Source, we see ourselves as separate, and fear arises."

Parliament of the World’s Religions 2018

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 8:15am

The Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest global interfaith gathering, will be held in Toronto from November 1 – 7  in Toronto, Canada. The gathering will welcome close to 10,000 delegates from 80 countries, representing nearly 200 religious, spiritual, and Indigenous traditions.

Spiritual Retirement Facility Planned in Colombia’s Cauca Valley

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 4:37pm

A pioneer devotee is braving austerity to create a dream retirement home in Colombia’s lush Cauca Valley, for those who have dedicated their lives in service to ISKCON. And Lord Krishna is reciprocating as neighbors embrace the project and doors gradually begin to open.

Purification Puts the Mind in the Silent Mode

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 3:27pm

Just as our phone disturbs us externally, our mind disturb us internally.

Karma Series - Three Types of Actions

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 3:20pm

Karma in a strict, scriptural sense, primarily means the actions done in accordance with one’s prescribed duties as mentioned in the revealed scriptures. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Paramahamster: Govardhan Puja

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:38pm

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!

Gurudas: Memories of a Western Sadhu ~ Part 8

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:14pm

A video by Barnaby Booth.