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Paramahamster - Vegan

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 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!

Madhava Puri - A Traveling Monk

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:48pm

A video by Kevin Wu.

"State of the Art" CNC Machine in Action for the ToVP

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:07am

Here's a short video of the CNC machine in action, making a 800cm long by 12mm thick peacock model from PVC for one of TOVP designs

The Ancient Power of Chanting (Mantra) Validated by Modern Science

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:06am

Chanting (mantra) is an ancient technology that, as modern science reveals, connects us in a very real way to the farthest reaches of the universe.

Social Media: ISKCON UK Annual Communications Conference with Avelo Roy

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:29am

A few years back a brand expert was asked about ISKCON UK’s presence on social media. His response was simple and to the point: ‘the good news is that you are not scary anymore, you are just confusing’. Though temples and devotees do have a solid presence on social media, the big question remains, how effective is that presence?

Conquering the Lord of All Creations

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 8:58am

Mother Yashoda’s love is unmatched in purity and is unlike any other that even the infinite Lord who pervades the entire creation is bound by her love.

Book Review: Sri-Damodara-janani - The Perfect Kartika Read

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:01am

Sri Damodara-janani is the latest book from Sivarama Swami and the fourth volume of the Krishna in Vrndavana series, a unique retelling of the damodara-lila that weaves a captivating tale of the glories of Mother Yasoda. No other person has ever received the unique mercy that Krishna showed His own mother, teaching devotees for all time that the binding force of love for Him is more powerful than even His own supreme will.

"Discover India" Tour in the USA, 2017

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 9:44pm

Sixty devotees, from 14 different countries around the world, performed almost daily in many of the prestigious universities on the east coast of the United States. Professors, students, and various dignitaries gave resounding applause devotees' performances which were centered around the pastimes of the Lord recounted in the Srimad Bhagavatam and the Ramayana. Other performances included bhajans, the Sankhya dance company from Mumbai, a talk on the wisdom of Bhagavad Gita and more. Everything was presented in a professional, and most important, devotional way. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

ISKCON Farm Conference Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:46am

The event showed how far ISKCON farms have come in networking and working together particularly over the last decade, with conferences now regularly organized in four continents by the GBC Ministry of Agriculture and Cow Protection.  Because the ISKCON Farm Conference began in Europe in 2008, however, the 10th anniversary event focused on European farms. 

How Perceptions of God Help Determine Self-esteem, Mental health

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:23am

The study on self-esteem is part of a larger body of research that goes beyond measurements such as worship attendance to delve deeper into how people’s personal relationship with the divine relates to their health and well-being.

Escaping

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:10am

A video by West Coast Monk.

TOVP Announces A Once-in-a-Lifetime Chakra Abhisheka Seva Opportunity

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:04am

The TOVP fundraising team is offering devotees the unique seva to personally bathe the chakras that will be mounted on these two domes! 1008 sponsorships will be available for each chakra.

Why I Became a Vegan

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 9:22am

Was I drinking milk meant for a calf? Would Krishna accept my offering of milk when the cows were raped, killed and slaughtered? Did he, being God need such dairy? If a calf had to be killed so that I may have milk, would I kill it myself? I felt like I was in the ring with Mohammad Ali, knocked out in the first round.

Paramahamster - Hurricane

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 8:42am

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!

Mexico City Devotees Feeding 2,500 Earthquake Victims A Day

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:55am

As natural disaster after natural disaster continues to pummel the Americas, an 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca on September 9th. This was followed quickly by a 7.1 quake on September 19th in Mexico City.

Puerto Rico Temple “Almost Completely Destroyed” In Hurricane Maria

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 2:42pm

Devotees in Puerto Rico are safe after Hurricane Maria. However, the the U.S. territory’s only temple, in mountainous Gurabo, has been “almost completely destroyed.”

Reconnection - Multi-Award-Winning Film About Vrindavan Premieres Online

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:28pm

Reconnection, a multi-award winning film by ISKCON filmmakers Maxim Varfolomeev (Shyam Gopal Das) and Olga Avramenko (Vijay Radhika Dasi) has premiered online on Tuesday, September 26th. Reconnection is a coming of age story of a Western young man, Sean, who ends up in the sacred town of Vrindavan and goes through a transformative experience.

Reconnection

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:47am

A coming of age story of a Westerner to the sacred town of Vrindavan. An multi-award-winning film by ISKCON filmmakers Maxim Varfolomeev and Olga Avramenko. For more information visit the film's website: https://five.pictures/reconnection/

Screen 'The Joy of Devotion' Film In Your Community

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:53am

The documentary celebrating Prabhupada's impact and capturing ISKCON worldwide today has been screened in 30 countries already. Visit the film's website for more information and for ordering a copy for your community: https://www.joyofdevotionfilm.com/hold-a-screening

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