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What Can't Money Buy?

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:30am

Money can buy many things and some believe anything in this world. And so people work hard, extremely hard, to earn a lot. But can money buy everything?

Florida Hare Krishna School Gives Lessons in Service

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:51am

The art projects were distinct from most others. Students at Bhaktivedanta Academy of Alachua, FL, USA, had to use pieces of trash to create artwork weighing less than 50 pounds.

GBC College 2018 Graduation Ceremony – ILS, Mayapur

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:51am

Twenty-three leaders from various locations in Africa, Bangladesh, China, India, Italy, Russia and Singapore, received their GBC College Graduation certificates and gifts in the presence of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur, Srila Prabhupada, and over 600 ILS devotees including many ISKCON Gurus, GBCs and sannyasis.

School of Love

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 8:49am

A poem based on chapter "​Transforming Lust into Love” from the book The Spiritual Warrior by Bhakti Tirtha Swami.

Paramahamster - Brahmin-style

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 8:08am

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!

ISKCON50 Academic Conference at Harvard

ISKCON News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:29pm

A video by Karuna Productions. 

Top Academic Scholars Appreciate ISKCON in New Short Film

ISKCON News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:12pm

A short film about a recent conference at Harvard University, in which academic scholars appreciate ISKCON and Srila Prabhupada, while also encouraging devotees to self-reflect, brought an audience at the Mayapur festival to tears. 

An Audience with the Queen at Buckingham Palace

ISKCON News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:10pm

On Wednesday 15 February, Sruti Dharma das, Temple President of Bhaktivedanta Manor (UK), joined 1,000 dignitaries from across the British Commonwealth at Buckingham Palace. 

Summary of the ILS 2018 Presentations

ISKCON News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:03am

During the eight day long series a total number of 65 presentations were delivered by different ISKCON leaders, addressing current issues and also issues that the society will face in the future

Sri the Ox, Fighter and Lover

ISKCON News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 8:35am

Sri, the ox, who lives at ISCOWP cow sanctuary, loves getting massaged. If he is sitting down when you approach there is a good chance he will lay down for you to massage him. Over the years he has been massaged by as many as eight people at once. A video by Chayadevi from ISCOWP.

Youth Ditch Cellphones For Spiritual Summer Camp in Brazilian Rainforest

ISKCON News - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:48pm

Run by Brazilian ISKCON Youth Secretary Vaikuntha Murti Das, and his wife Subhadra Dasi of ISKCON Education, the camp is now in its fourth year and has just reached a new milestone. This year, it opened its doors for youth outside of Brazil, with participants from Chile and Canada attending. 

ToVP Chakra Installation - Part 2

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 3:11pm

ToVP Chakra Installation - Part 1

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 3:10pm

ISKCON Leadership Sanga - Day 2

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:56am

According to Laxmimoni Dasi, who is in charge of registering the guests at the ISKCON Leadership Sanga (ILS), there are 950 devotees attending the event, coming from  all around the world, including Brazil, Nepal, Bangladesh, Australia, South Africa, South America, USA, Canada, Europe, Russia, India and a delegation of 75 people from China.

Final Two Chakras Installed Atop TOVP in Grand Ceremony

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:56am

The event began with an elephant parade that carried the murti of Srila Prabhupada, along with Lord Nityananda’s sacred shoes, to the site of the towering 113 meter (370 foot) hight TOVP, which is still under construction.

Paramahamster - iSamradaya

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:49am

ISKCON Leadership Sanga - Day 1

ISKCON News - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:27am

ISKCON Leadership SAnga is a gathering of gurus, temple presidents, GBC members and other formal and informal ISKCON leaders from around the globe where unity in diversity is discussed as was desired by Srila Prabhupada.

ISKCON Bangladesh Holds ‘Narottama Purnima’ Festival for the First Time in Kheturi Dham

ISKCON News - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:45am

According to Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition, Sri Krishna Caitanya Mahaprabu left behind his Krishna-prema through Padmavati, the river Padma flowing by the side of Prematali, an auspicious holy place for the Vaishnavas.