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Influential Krishnacore Band Shelter Reunite for U.S. and European Shows

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:06pm

ISKCON leaders probably didn’t expect some of their biggest preachers to be playing earsplitting hardcore punk music, doing high kicks and hurling themselves offstage into a crowd of wild teenagers. But in the 1990s, Shelter inspired countless young people to take on a sattvic lifestyle and even join the Hare Krishna Movement.

MC YOGI - Heaven Is Here (feat. Matisyahu) - Official Video

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:50pm

Official music video for "Heaven Is Here" (feat. Matisyahu) from the album "Only Love Is Real" Deluxe Edition, released April 2016.

Murari Kirtan Valley - Tennessee, USA

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:39pm

ISKCON Murari Sevaka is a farm community in Mulberry, Tennessee, USA based on Srila Prabhupada’s desire to create Vrindavan villages. It was established in 1976 by Srila Prabhupada who named the presiding deities, Sri Sri Nitai Gaurachandra.

Winter in Krishna-valley, Hungary

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:11am

A video by Kunjabihari Dasi

Srila Prabhupada’s Books Officially Presented in Cuba for the First Time

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:52pm

In Cuba, street distribution of Prabhupada’s books is forbidden, and devotees have been searching for legal ways to present them there for many years. This year, at last, saw a breakthrough opportunity: the Havana International Book Fair.

Xpression: Star-studded Fiesta at ISKCON Kanpur

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:46pm

The event was focusing on motivating the youth to live 'addiction-free'. 

VIHE Announces 2018 Bhakti-shastri and Bhakti-vaibhava Courses

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:09pm

This year the Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education (VIHE) has scheduled its English Bhakti-sastri course for the period starting July 5 and ending November 6, 2018, in Vrindavan, India.

Boy & Ox Friends for Life

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:47am

A video by ISKCOWP.

Three Rathayatras in Trinidad Bring Island Community Together

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:37am

Trinidad’s first ever Rathayatra was celebrated in Chaguanas in 1991 with a flatbed truck used as the chariot. In 1994, devotees put on the first Rathayatra in Port of Spain, building a float onto a truck chassis. But it wasn’t until 2006 that organizer Baladeva Das built the first proper Rathayatra cart with the help of a friend.

Philadelphia’s Mantra Lounge: A Center Built on Books

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:22am

An ISKCON center full of new, young American devotees, completely self-sustained through book distribution, in 2018? To some, this may sound like a pipe dream. But Philadelphia’s Mantra Lounge is proving that Srila Prabhupada’s model for ISKCON’s family business still works today – and it works very, very well.

Paramahamster: Ayurvedic Doctor - Part 2

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 6:02am

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!

From Possessions that Dispossess to the Possession that Delivers

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:01pm

The Bhagavad-gita (16.13-15) outlines how the possessive mentality can make people ungodly, even demonic.

Historic First GBC College for Leadership Development in Latin America

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:53pm

From March 24 to April 6, 2018, GBC College For Leadership Development was held for the first time in Latin America at the Jaladuta Institute (Campina Grande, Brazil), delivered in the Spanish language.

2018 International Vaisnavi Retreat: The Art of Deity Worship

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:38pm

The yearly International Vaisnavi Retreat was established in 2011 to give the ladies of ISKCON special educational opportunities and to strengthen networking connections between junior and senior vaisnavis.

The Bhaktivedanta National School in Mayapur

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 2:12pm

Children from any cultural background or religion may join the school, and Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and ISKCON children learn and grow in harmony, having equal respect for each others’ religion and background.  

Gita Nagari Lifestyle Project Invites Devotees To Experience Village Life

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 1:42pm

Founded by Srila Prabhupada in 1974, Gita Nagari is an optimal setting to practice his vision of simple living, high thinking. It has 350 lush green acres, a vegetable garden, 80 protected cows, and its own dairy, all centered around the temple of Sri-Sri Radha Damodar.

Mayapur Tribal Convention Brings Together Tribes From Five Indian States

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 1:30pm

The ISKCON Tribal Care Initiative’s 2018 convention ran from March 30thto April 1stin Mayapur, West Bengal this spring. It drew 2,000 tribespeople from thirteen tribes in five Indian states – each with their own culture, language and dressing style.

ISKCON Representatives Promote Religious Freedom and Dialogue in South Asia

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:54am

Around fifty spiritual leaders, lawyers, civil society leaders, government officials and scholars attended the meeting.

Why You're Not God - by Sivarama Swami

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:54am

Guru Das: Memories of a Western Sadhu ~ Part 3

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:38am

A video by Barnaby Booth.