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Jayapataka Swami Liver and Kidney Transplants Successful

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 8:35am

Beloved ISKCON guru Jayapataka Swami has emerged from the operating room at a hospital in Chennai, South India after successful liver and kidney transplants. He has now been shifted to the ICU, while his medical team waits to see how his body accepts the new organs – a crucial phase.

“The Rap of God” Brings the Gita to a Contemporary Audience

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 8:30am

Prabhupada disciple and Gainesville Krishna House leader Kalakantha Das may not be your typical rapper. He is, after all, in his words “a sixty-four-year-old white guy.” But his new book “Bhagavad-gita: The Rap of God” is already getting rave reviews from contemporary audiences. 

Madhava's Kirtan at Polish Woodstock 2018

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:38am

Recorded on August 5th, 2018, by Krishna-kripa Das.

The Vedic Universe and Sacred Geometry

ISKCON News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:58am

This colourful presentation follows on from the others I made about astronomy in the Vedic-Hindu scriptures. This shows, in brief, that there are profound connections between Vedic astronomy, geometry, art and nature - - in the form of yantras and mandalas. A video by Radha Mohan Das.

Paramahamster: Soccer Challenge - Part Two

ISKCON News - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:48am

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!

The Most Intimate Witness

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:07am

Absolute privacy is a myth. Modern technology with its security cameras, internet cookies and shopping-lists from our loyalty cards ensures that we are now more highly monitored than ever before.

The Science of Karma

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:00am

Karma, is not just a belief system, it is a precise science. Even more important is that it is a science of consequences, consequences that we ourselves have to bear in our lives. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Relationship Advice You Need to Hear

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:54am

A video by Sivarama Swami.

Spiritual Immersion Week at ISKCON of Houston

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:46am

ISKCON of Houston has planned something for everyone during spiritual and cultural extravaganza this upcoming Labor Day weekend, as well as a special cultural event on Friday, September 7th, 2018.

Discovering Discomfort

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 7:42am

The concept of tolerating difficulty is fast disappearing from the modern dictionary.

Devotees at Pol'and' Rock 2018 - First Day

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 7:22am

A glimpse into the exciting festival scene in Poland featuring Indradyumna Swami and his international team distributing prasadam to and entertaining thousands of people daily. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

From a Nuclear Plant to Love & Peace 'Fine Graff Art'

ISKCON News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 7:58am

The internationally renowned Bulgarian street and fine artist Nasimo recently visited 'Artplay' centre in St. Petersburg to paint a mural by invitation of ‘Fortunate People’ team - worldwide maha mantra flash-mob dedicated to spreading Love & Peace all over the world.

Our Human Ancestors Walked On Two Feet But Their Children Still Had a Backup Plan

ISKCON News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 3:26am

More than 3 million years ago, our ancient human ancestors, including their toddler-aged children, were standing on two feet and walking upright, according to a new study.

Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold Named One of the Most Beautiful Places in the U.S.

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 2:09am

The popular website INSIDER recently published a list of “The 30 Most Beautiful Places to See in the U.S.,” “from breathtaking natural wonders to architectural marvels built by humans.”

ToVP and the 'Splendor in the Grass'

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 2:00am

Remarkably, devotees from New Govardhana Farm have set up a Govinda’s prasadam stall there with a theme representing the TOVP itself as the shape of the stall.

Gopal Agarwal, Prabhupada's Initial Sponsor in the West, Passes Away

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 1:46am

On July 31st, Gopal Agarwal, husband of Sally and father of two daughters, Srila Prabhupada’s first sponsor in the West, left his body due to old age afflictions. 

Walking With Dinosaurs

ISKCON News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 1:27am

There is an astonishing correspondence in the descriptions of universal time and planetary measurements in both ancient Hindu scriptures and modern scientific calculations. But, the conclusions they reach are very different.

A Vision for London - Fulfilling Srila Prabhupada's dream

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:41am

A video by Barnaby Booth.

History of Sri Vrindavan Dham

ISKCON News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:35am

A video by Brajasundara Das.