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ISKCON Brooklyn Rebuilds

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 4:28pm

Many ISKCON devotees around the world are now aware of the conflict and court cases that took place over the past few years regarding managerial authority of the Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir in Brooklyn, New York City.

Ox Training Seminar, New Vraja Dhama Hungary

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 6:18am

What is the role of the ox in cow protection? Attendees of the Ox Training Seminar in New Vraja Dhama Hungary learned about training oxen and their valuable role in sustainable agriculture. ISCOWP traveled to New Vraja Dhama farm in Hungary to help present the week-long Ox Training Seminar held April 17-24. Attendees came from Croatia, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, USA, Greece, England, and Hungary. A video by ISCOWP.

Double Bogus

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 6:10am

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 Bhakti Lata Creeper

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 3:55pm

A short film by 15-years-old Calypso Camacho, a student at the Bhaktivedanta Academy in Alachua, Florida, shows how doing gardening for God helps cultivating the creeper of selfless love in the heart. (www.bhaktischool.org)

Future Leaders of ISKCON Trained at GBC College in Brazil

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:29am

A group of forty devotees have completed the first one-year GBC College Course in Latin America, which included online classes and two residential courses, preparing them to become ISKCON’s future leaders.

Savitri Dasi Passes Away

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:19am

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, Savitri devi dasi, a beloved member of our ISKCON Philadelphia Temple peacefully passed away.

Tenth Annual Vaishnava Muslim Dialogue Held in Washington D.C.

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:13am

At each meeting over the past decade, volunteers from each tradition have presented a paper on a chosen topic, one sharing the Vaishnava perspective, and the other the Muslim perspective; followed by an open discussion. 

Spurious Correlation

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 11:04am

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!

Peanut Harvest at the Mayapur Gurukula

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:55am

Around 60% of the Mayapur Gurukula's food needs are taken care of by their own farm, where students participate in managing 20 acres of fields to produce vegetables, rice, fruits, spices, and more. All of the agriculture at our Gurukula is completely organic. Participating in the farm activities helps  students to learn a more natural way of life, to understand where food really comes from, and why traditional methods of agriculture are important.

Read Or Relish?

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 11:52am

I once asked a saintly devotee how we should read. He looked somewhat surprised – “I don’t read these books” he said, “I relish these books!” I loved it.

Radhe Govinda Madness - Madhavas Rock Band

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 11:39am

Krishna Days Facebook Page Keeps Fans Up-to-Date on Vaishnava Festivals

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 11:32am

Krishna Days, a new Facebook page launched this Gaura Purnima (March 2019), keeps followers up-to-date and informed on all Vaishnava sacred days.

Interfaith Vaishnava and Muslim Couple Featured in Essence Magazine

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 2:01pm

Essence magazine, a lifestyle monthly for African American women, has featured husband and wife Krsnanandini Devi Dasi, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, and her husband Tariq Saleem Ziyad, an Orthodox Muslim, in their April 2019 issue. The magazine has a circulation of 1.6 million readers.

Science of Self-Realization featured in SKODA ad

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 1:55pm

In a recent TV advertisement by SKODA India, a woman is shown relaxing in the back of a new SKODA Kodiaq SUV, reading Srila Prabhupada's book "The Science of Self Realization." The book's title and Srila Prabhupada's face are clearly shown, and the mood of the ad is one of peace and upliftment. A video by SKODA India.

How Earth Would Look If All The Ice Melted

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 1:53pm

Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century. As National Geographic showed in 2013, sea levels would rise by 216 feet if all the land ice on the planet were to melt. This would dramatically reshape the continents and drown many of the world's major cities.

ISKCON North America Releases Statement on Domestic Abuse

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:57am

“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

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:56am

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

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:36am

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. 

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