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In Brooklyn, a Hare Krishna Reckoning

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 8:56am

As the Hare Krishna Society builds a lavish new temple in India, it is struggling to control a faction in the city where the religion was born.

Be Open-minded, Not Empty-minded

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:39am

Contemporary ethos exhorts us to be open-minded and excoriates the follies and perils of close-mindedness. Given that many people with narrow-minded, black-and-white view of things are intolerant and even violent, we do need reminders to be open-minded.

Disciples Course Inspires Family Mood, Dedication to Prabhupada and ISKCON

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:27am

w website,, has been launched for the ISKCON Disciples Course. Throughout the world, the course has been inspiring a family togetherness amongst devotees, as well as a strong dedication to Srila Prabhupada, their gurus, and Lord Chaitanya’s mission.

Heaven On Earth - New Vraja, Dhama, Hungary

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:05am

New Vraja Dhama, ISKCON’s 300 acre farm in Hungary, is the largest eco village in Europe. It is situated in a small village in the southernmost part of the country, 2 hours drive from Budapest. It was established in 1993 with the purpose of educating people about the values of self sufficiency, cow protection and a natural, God centered lifestyle.

Does God Exist?

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 8:07pm

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Hare Krishna! Film Updates From Around the World

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 8:27am

India is hosting 700 screenings in one-week, Canada release January 22nd, and South America and New Zealand planned for the early new year.

ISKCON Food Relief Foundation to launch #ZeroHungerHaryana Campaign

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 8:15am

Concerned about India’s falling rank on the Global Hunger Index, ISKCON Food Relief Foundation’s Haryana chapter is to launch a campaign against hunger. Through this campaign, the foundation aims at eradicating hunger and malnutrition from India starting with the Haryana State.

Baltimore Devotees Spend Holiday Season Giving Books to Hospital Patients

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:20pm

“One of our main inspirations was the book Life’s Final Exam: Death and Dying from a Vedic Perspective, edited by Giriraja Swami,” says Tarini Ganga. “It describes how in hospitals and hospices people are suffering so much, and how their families are so emotionally drained."

Kirtaniyas - Hare Krishna, In Vrindavan - Live at Bhakti Yoga Shala

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:12pm

Kirtaniyas - Hare Krishna - Live at Bhakti Yoga Shala June 2014 in Santa Monica, California.

Govardhan Retreat 2017

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:01pm

In the sublime atmosphere of Giriraja Govardhana, devotees immersed themselves in the magical world of Krishna’s pastimes in the association of Sacinandana Swami, Bhurijana Das, Jagattarini Dasi, Madhavananda Das and Adi Purusha Das during the annual VIHE Govardhana Retreat.

Brazil’s Bhaktivedanta Institute Offers Spiritual Refuge

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 6:47pm

Brazil's BHaktivedanta Institute became a pioneer for being possibly the first course of bhakti-yoga to use elements of “gamification”, application of game-design elements in its curriculum. 

Kirtan Leader Agnideva Das Discharged From Hospital After Successful Heart Surgery

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 9:29am

Agnideva received double bypass surgery, and was then kept in an induced coma for some time. Just over a week ago, he was moved from the hospital to a rehabilitation center, where he received 5 hours of physiology therapy per day.

New York Attorney General Urges Court to Reject Pending Petition to Sell Krishna Temple in Brooklyn

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 9:12am

New York Supreme Court for Kings County Room was filled with Krishna devotees opposing a petition seeking approval of the sale of their temple in Brooklyn. Also appearing in court to oppose the proposed sale were attorneys for ISKCON's Governing Body Commission (GBC), an attorney for the newly reconstituted Bharati Center board, and a New York Assistant Attorney General.

Paramahamster - Christmas Part 1

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:55am

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!

Register for ISKCON Leadership Sanga

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:24am

ISKCON devotees may already know what an amazing event ISKCON Leadership Sanga is, with over a thousand ISKCON leaders and potential leaders, from around the world attending.

Food for Life Vrindavan Starts Major Environmental Campaign

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:00am

Food for Life Vrindavan organised a Cleaning Drive under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Vrindavan.

Devotees to Feed 3,000 London Refugees, Homeless and Students Daily

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 1:51pm

Charity organization Food For All, run by Parasurama Das and other ISKCON devotees, is set to move out of its previous home at Bhaktivedanta Manor and into two purpose-built kitchens in London. The move will see Food For All triple its prasadam distribution.

Response to Poison Allegation

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:27pm

Many years ago, a relatively small group of devotees claimed that some of Srila Prabhupada’s devoted servants had poisoned their beloved guru. Recently, an attempt has been made to resurrect this dark accusation.