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Sadhu Sanga Retreat to Broadcast Eight-Camera Live Stream and VR

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 7:15am

Two to three thousand devotees are expected to pack out the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, North Carolina this weekend for Sadhu Sanga, ISKCON North America’s biggest kirtan retreat.

Mantra Lounge Volume 3 to Feature Jahnavi Harrison and Ananda Monet

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 7:10am

ISKCON-London’s Radha-Krishna Temple is celebrating the 50th installation anniversary of its presiding Deities Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara this year with a series of events and creative projects.

Sri Mayapur International School - Mayapur, West Bengal, India

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 6:01am

In the midst of the lush, green Gṛhastha Para housing area of ISKCON Māyāpur the Śrī Māyāpur International School is situated. The Śrī Māyāpur International School has been educating children in Māyāpur since it was founded in 1988. Students of many different countries study together here and receive a quality academic and spiritual education.

World Environment Day: The River Yamuna Still Needs Our Help

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 9:54am

Despite the great efforts of and protests by hundreds of thousands of activists, and despite the countless promises by present and previous Indian governments, so far, there has not been any improvement in the Yamuna’s condition.

ISKCON-London To Reach out to New Audiences With Ambitious 50th Anniversary Events

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 6:18am

"The opening of the Radha-Krishna Temple was a historic occasion for the bhakti-yoga tradition – a long-standing order of the previous spiritual teachers had been fulfilled.”

Paramahamster: Proposal

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 2:48pm

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!

Why Muslims Fast During Ramadan?

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 9:56am

Abdool Hamid, an imam from the Muslim Association of Canada, says there are many spiritual and physical reasons behind fasting during Ramadan.

Lost in the Cosmos - Drowning in Shallow Relationships

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 9:50am

In today’s culture of party hardily and hookup mightily, some men or women decide they can no longer keep up the pace, in the frantic hedonistic race.

Fighting With Temptations

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 9:20am

We all have to fight an inner war against temptation. In that war, our mind is like a discouraging inner voice that keeps making our opponent seem bigger and tougher than what it actually is.

Kali Yuga Explained, Kalki Avatar - The Warrior Incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 9:05am

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Sri Prahlada and the Krishna Kids Campaign for the Release of the Soviet Hare Krishna Devotees, 1986

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 6:06am

ABC news report about their contract with record publisher EMI that brought further media attention to the plight of imprisioned Hare Krishna devotees in Russia in 1986.

Remembering Help in Freeing Soviet Hare Krishnas Rendered by Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 5:56am

News of the peaceful death of former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke on May 16that the age of 89, has evoked praise of the charismatic leader. Dominating Australian politics in the 1980s, he is credited with introducing universal healthcare, modernising the economy. A lesser known achievement is his 1987 intervention to help free the Hare Krishna devotees from state persecution in the USSR.

Thriving Devotee Population in Siberia Embraces Japa Retreats

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 9:15am

Chanting japa is one of the activities most central to Krishna consciousness. So every year for the past seven years, devotees from Kemerovo in Siberia, Russia, have put on a special Japa Retreat for both local Vaishnavas and those from surrounding areas.

ISKCON Leader Offers Prayers at National Memorial Service for Sri Lanka Terrorist Attacks

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 9:00am

Over 1,000 attended the service in Washington, DC,, including religious dignitaries representing Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Jewish and Christian faiths, members of Congress, U.S. government representatives, Ambassadors, members of the diplomatic corps, and Sri Lankan community members.

Srila Prabhupada’s Personal Cooks to Share Stories and Demos at L.A. Prabhupada Festival

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 1:05pm

1,500 to 2,000 people are expected at the festival over the two days, when the largely devotee-owned Watseka Ave alongside the temple will be turned into a sort of block party, with colorful tents and stalls, and lanterns strung everywhere. 

How Will Earth Change If All the Ice Melts?

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:37pm

A video by RealLifeLore.

Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around the World

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:29pm

Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory of the human race. Through countless conflicts, conquests, missions abroad, and simple word of mouth, these religions spread around the globe and forever molded the huge geographic regions in their paths. A video by Business Insider.

To Fear and Not

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:18pm

A beautiful poem by Ananada Vrindavan dasi, temple president of ISKCON Washington, D.C.

ISKCON of D.C. Holi Becomes Family Tradition For Many Locals

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:04pm

This year over 4,000 people attended the event, also dubbed Festival of Colors, on Saturday May 4th. So many turned up, in fact, that offsite parking had to be arranged with buses to shuttle them back and forth.