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Hay Fire at Bhakdivedanta Manor

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:07pm

Firefighters were called to a blaze at the Hare Krishna Temple site near Aldenham. Several bales of hay were well alight at the Goshala barn. The fire is believed to have begun at around 1pm and firefighters arrived within ten minutes.

ISKCON Teens Network with Devotee Professionals at Career Conference

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:44pm

About thirty high school students and college freshmen, along with their parents, attended a College and Career Conference at the ISKCON Towaco temple in New Jersey on September 8th.

Paramahamster: Butter Thief

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:26pm

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!

Sri Visakha Devi – Srimati Radhika’s Dearmost Friend

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:20am

Visakha Devi is very learned in many branches of knowledge, just like her scholarly father. She is a wise counselor and a diplomat in loving affairs, and is very expert at joking.

Radha Krishna Records to Celebrate Ten Years of Quality Devotional Music

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:05am

Radha Krishna Records – quite possibly the only record label owned by a temple – is nearing its tenth anniversary, which will be celebrated in July 2019 during the 50thanniversary of Sri Sri Radha Londonisvara at the Radha Krishna Temple in London.

From The Heart

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:50am

Have you heard kirtan leaders say“Chant from the heart!”? What do they mean by this?

Forget Me Not - A Poem

ISKCON News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:03am

I fear that not being anchored to you
I will so easily be swept away
Like each tiny flower.

What We See Depends On What We Want To See

ISKCON News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:56am

When we function in the world, our desires direct our vision, consciously or subconsciously.

Aliens in the Vedic Hindu Scriptures

ISKCON News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:44am

A video by radha Mohan Das.

First Ratha Yatra in Torino, Italy

ISKCON News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:35am

English subtitles are availble by clicking on the CC button at the right bottom of the video. 

Sri Radha: The Original Rural Devi

ISKCON News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:08am

On Radhasthami,  I remembered how Lord Krishna lived in the magnificent city of Dwaraka, after leaving the simple village of Vrndavan. Amidst the opulence of Dwaraka, He was longing for the simple village life, and the love of the unsophisticated residents there, especially Sri Radha.

The End of An Era: How The Warped Tour Changed Book Distribution in North America

ISKCON News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:47am

After 24 years, it’s the end of an era for the longest-running North American festival concert tour; and the biggest venue for distribution of Prabhupada’s books on the continent. Every year since 1995, The Vans Warped Tour saw 70 metal, punk and ska bands playing in about 50 cities for some 750,000 young people.

Lalita Devi - The Guru of All Gopis

ISKCON News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:20am

Lalita devi is the leader of the asta-sakhis, radhe tava priya-sakhim ca gurum sakhinam, "Oh Radhe! Your dear companion Lalita is the guru of all the gopis". Rupa-manjari is her maidservant and chief assistant.

Busy Family Man Teaches Maha-Mantra to Thousands

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 2:08pm

Maha-Mantra Das is a busy family man and software developer in Washington D.C. In his spare time, he and his wife and children have taught about 60,000 people how to chant the Hare Krishna mantra on beads over the last decade.

Paramahamster: Vegetarian Struggle - Part Two

ISKCON News - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:25pm

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!