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The Taj Mahal: Enduring Monument to Love

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:03am

At first view, it was “breathtaking,” she said. But the closer you get, the less impressive it looks.

He Did His Time

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:40am

I was dressed in my devotional attire when I arrived at Newark airport en route to the Sadhu Sanga Retreat in Boone, N.C. I reflected that the mood in America on Memorial Day was markedly different than it was in Russia on Victory Day.

Paramahamster - Association

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:27am

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 Educators Conference Will Be Held in Alachua, Florida

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:09am

The ISKCON Ministry of Education’s annual education conference will be held in New Raman Reti dhama – Alachua, Florida June 21 through June 24, 2018. The purpose of this year’s conference is to facilitate connections between fellow educators.

ISKCON Communications Conference in Italy

ISKCON News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:23pm

Last week, ISKCON Communications European (ICE) leaders and representatives from 17 Countries gathered in Prabhupada Desh just outside of Venice, Italy, to discuss and share their thoughts on some pressing issues such as women's position in ISKCON, veganism, social media and other topics. 

India Will Abolish All Single-use Plastic by 2022, Vows Narendra Modi

ISKCON News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:46am

Country will also introduce a campaign against marine litter and a pledge to make 100 national monuments litter-free

MC YOGI - Forward

ISKCON News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 8:53am

MC Yogi Forward Video filmed by Amanda Giacomini and MC Yogi. Edited by Amanda Giacomini. Music by MC Yogi and Robin Livingston.

Hare Krishna Temples: Bergamo, Milan, Italy

ISKCON News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 8:25am

Hare Krishna Village in Bergamo is 40 km from Milan in North Italy. There is a big ashram and guestrooms, and adjacent to the beautiful property devotees have built many houses. The Sunday program attracts hundreds of people. A video by Vrishabhanu Das.

Bulls, Not Milk?

ISKCON News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 5:11pm

The Cow Culture Conference was held in Silicon Valley, California May 2018 by the Om Sri Surabhi Campaign headed by Bhakti Raghava Swami. At the conference, Balabhadra (William E. Dove -president of ISCOWP) speaks about Lord Krishna as a protector of cows, why cows were bred in Vedic times and his personal realizations about the benefit of associating with cows. A video by ISCOWP.

Harinamas in Moscow

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:42am

A video by Divya Shakti das.


Courage to Dream – Courage to Hand our Dream over to Krishna

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:21am

Achievers often talk about the courage needed to dream big and to work untiringly for actualizing the dream.

Paramahamster: Sponsor

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:35am

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!

BJP The Ruling Indian Political Party Appreciates ISKCON Food Relief of Haryana

ISKCON News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 9:46am

ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF) provides midday meals to 250,000 children of more than 2,000 government schools in the four districts of Haryana- Gurugram, Palwal, Kurukshetra and Faridabad. The main objective of IFRF is to provide healthy and nutritious food to the children which helps them in physical and mental development. 

Invitation to Consciousness in Science Conference 2019

ISKCON News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:30pm

An invitations for scholars and scientists for the "Consciousness in Science" Conference organized by the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies, to be held in Gainesville, Florida, USA in January 2019. (Video created by: Tom Chapa, Kenneth Solomon, Krisztina Danka, Ph.D. - Karuna Productions; Music by: Mikey Jay, Pond5.com, Videoblocks)

BI Conference for All Devotee Scientists Planned for January 2019

ISKCON News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:24pm

The “Consciousness in Science” Conference will be an opportunity for devotee scientists to come together, hear from others and, perhaps, present original research regarding the scientific basis of Krishna consciousness; or simply to gain inspiration and make new friends and contacts for future collaboration.

New “One World Team” Aims to Send Book Distribution Skyrocketing

ISKCON News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 2:13pm

Vaisesika launched the plan for a One World Team with a message that at first may seem counter-intuitive: “Be dissatisfied.” He ecouraged devotees to shoot for “a higher goal than you think you can attain.”

Tirumala Hills (Balaji)

ISKCON News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 1:39pm

This video takes you around the seven sacred hills of Tirumala, the abode of India's wealthiest Temple Deity -Venkateswar Swami, known affectionately as Balaji. The video by Vasudeva Das has had over one million viewers on YouTube.

Cow Culture Conference 2018 with Dr Subramanian Swamy

ISKCON News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 1:34pm

Speeches at the Cow Culture Conference 2018 – California.

Cow Culture Conference 2018 – California

ISKCON News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 1:30pm

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, a conference on Cow Culture was held at the India Community Center, Milpitas, California, USA, organized by the Om Sri Surabhi Campaign.

Women of Bhakti

ISKCON News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:30am

Film producer Jahnava Hauser and filmmaker Hilary Tapper take viewers on an extraordinary journey into the lives of historical and modern devotees of bhakti yoga in this groundbreaking film. Shot in India and America, it is an artistic and entertaining film that gives viewers an enlightening understanding of the bhakti or devotional tradition and how it relates to modern yoga practice.