Feed aggregator

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

ISKCON News - 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

ISKCON News - 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.

Hari the Ox Star

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:15am

This video shows Balabhadra (ISCOWP president William E. Dove) with students Chaitanya Connor and Hari the ox. The location is at our old farm in West Virginia now owned by ECOV-Vrindaban. The occasion was the meeting of the North American ISKCON Farm Conference. Showing what Hari can do in his first stages of training was the emphasis of the Ox Training Seminar Balabhadra gave. The purpose of training oxen is to defeat the widespread opinion that the ox/steer is useless unless sold for meat. A video by ISCOWP.

Inauguration of ISKCON Ganjoni Temple, Mombasa, Kenya

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:38am

The event took place in March 2017. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

UNESCO Recognises India’s Kumbh Mela As ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ Of Humanity

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:10am

 The UNESCO expert committee observed it was the largest peaceful congregation of pilgrims on earth.

Little Nimai Illustrated Story - Enchanting Nimai's Astrological Predictions

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:31am

This comic narrates the glories of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's astrological chart. Sri Nilambara Chakravarthy found esoteric and wonderful signs in every house of the child's astrological chart.

New BBT Book Inner Yoga Takes Practitioners Deep Into the Spiritual Core of the Yoga Tradition

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:24am

With yoga’s popularity ever on the rise, there’s a huge potential audience for the book. Enter Inner Yoga author Jayananda Das (Janne Kontala), a practitioner of ashtanga-vinyasa yoga since 1992 and an experienced yoga teacher teaching in Helsinki, Stockholm, and now the U.S. Jayananda knows his audience and their needs well.

Tribal Care, An Initiative of Love and Care

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 8:50am

India’s tribal people are currently undergoing a crucial phase of identity crisis. ISKCON Mayapur's Tribal Care Initiative reaches out to the tribal communities of India, which comprise around 9% of India’s population – over 104 million people.

Lisbon’s Mantra Yoga Lounge Changes Lives

ISKCON News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:40pm

Krishna consciousness in Portugal is surprisingly recent. Although there were several attempts by devotees to preach there in the 1970s and 1980s, ISKCON Lisbon was born as late as 1996, as a gift to Srila Prabhupada for his Centennial.

Onde Drink Is One Too Many

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:47am

When recovering alcoholics have stayed sober for some time, they may feel tempted: “Let me take just one drink – what harm can it do?”

'Discover India' - USA Tour 2017

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:42am

A video by Indradyumna Swami Official. 

Bhakti Yoga Culture in China

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:38am

A video by Monk in the Middle.

Little Nimai Illustrated Story - Navadvipa Before Nimai's Advent

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:11am

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Illustrated Story - Navadvipa Before Nimai's Advent This comic narrates the pastime of Advaita Acharya pleading the Lord to descend to this world and liberate the fallen conditioned souls by distributing the Holynames of Lord Krishna to one and all.

Canadian Opera Singer to Make Pilgrimage to Sri Mayapur Dham

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:43am

One of Canada's fasting rising young opera stars, Dustin Hiles, first met the devotees seven years ago in Winnipeg, MB, while campaigning as a candidate for the provincial Liberal Party of Canada.

A Day of Blessings in Celebration of 48 Glorious Years of Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara

ISKCON News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:21am

On Sunday 26th November, ISKCON-London celebrated Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara’s 48th anniversary at Camden Centre, in Central London. Over 500 guests participated in the program.

Devotee Bodybuilder Raises Consciousness

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:09pm

It’s not every day that you can say you went to hear a vegan Hare Krishna bodybuilder speak, but that’s exactly what students at the University of Southern California got to experience on November 13th.

Paramahamster - Kids at Workplace 2

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:28pm

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!

Introducing the Sri Mayapur International School

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:24pm

The Sri Mayapur International School, one of the educational institutes of ISKCON Mayapur, has been educating the children of Mayapur since it was founded in 1988.  Students of many different countries study together here and receive a quality academic and spiritual education.

TOVP Melbourne, Australia Fundraising Event

ISKCON News - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 2:48pm

On November 11th the TOVP Tour Team brought Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Sitari to the original Capital City of Australia, Melbourne. Although Canberra is now the Capital, Melbourne is one of the largest cities in Australia and this showed by the incredible response of the devotees who pledged over $500,000 U.S. to the TOVP.