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Bhaktivedanta Manor School On the Lookout for New Head Teacher

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:22am

For the past thirty-five years, the Bhaktivedanta Manor School in England has given children a loving Krishna conscious education, earning its moniker “The Small School With a Big Heart.” A year ago, the school moved into its own dedicated building. And now, with committed longtime head teacher Guru Charana Padma Dasi set to retire, it’s looking for a new principal to oversee its exciting next phase.

TOVP Chakra Installation Ceremony Announcement

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:29am

On February 7th, ISKCON leaders and devotees worldwide will be converging at the holy place of Sridhama Mayapur for the historic occasion of the installation of the final two Chakras onto the domes of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium.

Jackfruit "Chicken" Tacos (Vegetarian)

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 9:38am

Jackfruit can be cooked in such a way that it looks and tastes like chicken. But, it is completely vegetarian. Very easy to prepare. A video by The Vedic Way.

Invitation to Navadvip Mandala Parikrama 2018

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 9:28am

From 17 to 25th February, 2018 in Sri Mayapur Dham, India. This year is the celebration of the fact that it was 100 years ago that Srila Bhaktisiddanta Sarasvati Thakur started Sri Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama. For more information and to register please visit:

Paramahamster - Greetings

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 7:25am

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!

ISKCON Helps to Protect Catholic Advertisements

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:23am

After being told it could not buy advertisement space for its annual “Find the perfect gift” Christmas campaign last year, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington sued the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for banning religious speech.

Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library Offers Free Spiritual Resources for Newcomers, Families and Preachers

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:55am

The newly-launched Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library, offers audiobooks of ISKCON Founder-Acharya Srila Prabhupada’s works for free, to stream or download onto your laptop, smartphone or other electronic device. It also offers helpful introductory video guides on various elements of the process of Krishna consciousness.

Spring: The King of Seasons

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:33am

In the Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir, Sri Sri Radha Madhava are offered a new dress designed by the community devotees and decorated with many flowers. Everything, from the cloth to the jewellery to the decorations and even the complexion of Srimati Radharani and the gopis, is yellow. 

“Sri Surabhi” App Launching

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:01am

The Sri Surabhi App will serve mainly as a “friend raiser” involving devotees in various activities related to the OM Sri Surabhi Campaign as well as a “fund raiser” (to support local village/rural projects and campaign initiatives.

Have You Seen a Cow Trot or Gallop?

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:29am

Cows rescued by ISCOWP members a year ago were let out on new pasture. Dhruva galloped, Vasanti trotted with her dewlap swaying to and thro and Kalyan and Draupadi did the same. What a joyful sight! A video by Chaya Devi of ISCOWP.

New Book Release: ‘Bhaktivedanta Manor With Photography’

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:23am

“Photographing at Bhaktivedanta Manor was an extraordinary experience for me in many ways”, explained Sally. “There was always a lot going on and I was accepted by the community right from the very beginning.

Tulasi Arati with Lyrics and Meaning

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:21am

In the Skanda Purana there is a statement about tulasi, as follows: "Tulasi is auspicious in all respects. Simply by seeing, simply by touching, simply by remembering, simply by praying to, simply by bowing before, simply by hearing about or simply by sowing this tree, there is always auspiciousness. Anyone who comes in touch with the tulasi tree in the above-mentioned ways lives eternally in the Vaikuntha world."

700 Students Receive Bhagavad-gita in Surat

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:13am

The program organized by Ramlila Das, a youth outreach coordinator in Surat, included skits, prayers, kirtana and a lecture by Bhakiprem Swami.

Sivarama Swami Promotes Religious and Racial Tolerance Amongst Children

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 8:37am

A school from Hertfordshire in the UK, which had been experiencing religious and racial intolerance amongst its students, made a very special visit to Bhaktivedanta Manor recently.

Yamuna Film “The Stolen River” Gets U.S. Premiere in Gainesville

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:12pm

“The Stolen River,” which deals with an issue that has been of deep concern to devotees as well as environmentalists for years now, about the pollution of the Yamuna river, received its world premiere in India in October 2015. Since then, it has won Best Green Film at the LIFFT India Filmotsav, and was in the official selection at many other film festivals.

ISKCON Chowpatty Makes Flower Festival Experience Available in Live VR

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:17am

Live Virtual Reality 360 Flower Festival 27 Jan 2018 ISKCON Chowpatty.

Guru Das on Srila Prabhupada

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 8:40am

A speech given by Guru Das on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of ISKCON Juhu, Mumbai, India.

Malati Dasi on Serial Prabhupada

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 8:37am

4th Anniversary Celebration - ISKCON Juhu, Mumbai, India. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.