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Harrisburg Center Becomes Official ISKCON Temple

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 9:17am

The temple is in a quiet residential neighborhood on Central Pennsylvania’s East Shore, can occupy 300 to 400 people. The Harrisburg congregation currently comprises of 25 to 30 families, or approximately fifty to sixty people, so there’s plenty of room to grow.

Pilgrimage to Udupi 2019

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 7:05am

Udupi is considered to be “Mathura of the South,“ where the Supreme Lord Krishna performed many childhood pastimes for the pleasure of his mother Devaki.

While Battling Chronic Illness, Devotee Wins Prestigious Literary Prize

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 6:27am

Awarded by the University Centre Grimsby, this annual competition receives thousands of entries from writers around the world. Janavi Held is one of 25 writers whose poems were chosen for worldwide publication in the annual Hammond House poetry anthology.

Be A Giver - Prabhupada Marathon 2018

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 6:12am

Be A Giver is a celebration of giving. An International campaign being organized by the BBT Marketing, Communication and Innovation Department for Srila Prabhupada Marathon 2018. Register as official “Givers” at Share your stories, pictures, videos using using #BeaGiver and #PM18

Yoga Teacher Training Bhaktivedanta College Belgium

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 6:01am

Yoga is much more than purely postural exercise. To sufficiently grasp the theoretical part – yoga philosophy, Bhaktivedanta College Radhadesh fortified their 200h TTC with the 5-week online Introduction to Yoga philosophy module. Studying the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita brings students in touch with sacred knowledge of the sages and unlocks a deeper inner wisdom.

Paramahamster: Thanskgiving

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:23am

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!

Be A Giver Campaign Unites The World For Book Distribution Marathon

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:34am

After the major success of the recent Bhadra Campaign, in which devotees all over the world distributed thousands of full Srimad-Bhagavatam sets, the BBT Marketing, Communications and Innovations team is launching a new global campaign for this winter’s Prabhupada Marathon – “Be A Giver.”

On Disability

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:31am

Hinduism contains probably the most lucid exposition of the distinction between body, mind and soul; and it also asserts that each of us should have the opportunity to enjoy good health, the full span of life and the use of all our physical and mental faculties. These philosophical issues are often assumed to be opposing and, indeed, some individuals may be extreme in their personal outlook.

God Is The Supreme Controller, But Not The Sole Controller

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 7:37am

Some people say, “Everything that happens is God’s will.” They may think that such a statement conveys their unquestioning faith, but does it really? Or does it raise disturbing questions that detract from God’s goodness?

Beloved - by Jayadev John Richardson

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 4:49pm

ISKCON’s Mega Kitchens on National Geographic Channel

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:45pm

A film about the huge organization and endeavor invested by Iskcon for the preparation of first class prasadam meals for thousands and thousands of devotees every day.

Kartika in Sridham Mayapur

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:37pm

Little Krishna's Daily Activities

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:50am

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Bhaktivedanta Academy Receives Grant for Science Education

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:34am

The new grant will provide high quality anatomical models of different bodily systems for the students to study, which are normally too expensive for the school to buy.

ToVP Dome Finishing Work Progress

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:45am

The work continues on the outside of the temple domes with blue tiles, stars and gold ribs being placed in beautiful designs that are appealing and beautiful to look at from all locations throughout Mayapur and the surrounding area. 

ISKCON Members Participate in Parliament of the World’s Religions

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:15am

Nearly 10,000 delegates from 80 countries attended the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions from November 1stto 7thin Toronto, Canada. They represented nearly 200 religious, spiritual and indigenous traditions, comprising the single largest interfaith gathering in the world.

ISKCON Member Selected as KAICIID International Fellow

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:01am

ISKCON India’s Director of Communications, Yudhistir Govinda Das, was earlier this month chosen by the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) as one of its twenty International Fellows for the year 2019, to promote inter-religious dialogue with the aim of preventing and resolving conflicts.

ISKCON New Vrindaban Reaches Out to Jewish Community

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:43am

On October 27, ISKCON New Vrindaban devotees in West Virginia heard of the horrific mass shooting at the Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, a 90-minute drive away from their idyllic rural community. Jaya Krishna Das, the Temple President of ISKCON New Vrindaban, wrote a heart-warming condolence letter to the Tree of Life Synagogue and the Jewish community, which was noted by the Intelligencer newspaper of Pennsylvania. 

The Award-winning Documentary About the Yamuna Released in Six Languages

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:57am

The Stolen River, the multiple award-winning documentary about the River Yamuna has been released for public screening in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The film is now available in six languages: English, Italian, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian. 

From Mindfulness to Heartfulness

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 9:44am

During kirtan, experienced chanters often call us to chant from the heart, not just the mind. We are called to go from mindfulness to heartfulness. But, how do we find the place of the heart?