New documentary short “Hare Krishna: 50 Years of Service and Joy”
Some incredible facts about ISKCON’s achievements over the years. For instance, there are 650 temples in over 100 countries; nine million worshippers visit ISKCON centers every year; and over the past 50 years, ISKCON devotees have distributed over 500 million of Prabhupada’s books.
For viewers from the general public, “50 Years of Service and Joy” is likely to provide a picture of ISKCON’s valuable contribution to society at large, and an und...
Meeting a Lover of the Lord (6 min video)
Agnideva Prabhu recalling the first time he met Srila Prabhupada in New York.
NBS#31 Sweet Pastimes of Lord Nityananda.
On the upcoming auspicious occasion of Nityananda Trayodasi, this issue presents the......
Yatra to Inamanamellur.
On the banks of Gundlakamma river, amidst Guava fruit orchards and blessed by Lord ChennaKeshava is the well-known Inamanamellur village. The village was once well known for its rich Sri Vaishnava traditions; therefore the name of the village has Tamil origin. But presently these traditions are followed more so as obligations. The younger generation is totally apathetic to these traditions. Though situated on the banks of a river the villagers are more focused on agribusiness like tobacco and aquaculture,instead of developing agr...
February 18. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami: Prabhupada Revealed the Topmost Bhakti.
Some devotees are starting to inquire more about how to be part of the intimate pastimes of Radha and Krishna. Some say Prabhupada taught only vaidi-bhakti. They claim they have to go elsewhere to get the higher teachings about the rasas. But it is not true. Everything is there in Prabhupada’s books. Prabhupada is on the highest platform. He is very advanced in his love for Krishna, and he has a very intimate relation...
Ratha Yatras in Maharastra (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: The first result of chanting the maha-mantra, Hare Krsna, is t......
ISKCON Pakistan: Sri Adwaita Acharya Appearance Day 14 Feb ‘16 (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: Krsna and the sound vibration “Krsna” are nondifferent, so if one loudly vibrates Hare Krsna, he will be able to think of Krishna immediately. This process of chanting is the best process of self-realization in this age; therefore, Lord Caitanya preached it so nicely for the benefit of all humanity. (Srimad-Bhagavatam, 3.24.35 Purport)
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Harinama in Moscow (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu recommended five items of devotional service,......
KK Bindu #369, “The Ornament of Equivocal Phrase” part 2, plus more …
The latest issue of Sri Krishna-kathamrita Bindu e-magazine was just released.
This issue includes: * PREACHERS NOT BUILDERS – An excerpt from a letter by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. * HOPE FOR DEGRADED DEVOTEES – Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada speaks of the importance of helping devotees who have had problems following the principles. * NAMA-TATTVA: BACK FROM THE DEAD – A verse from the Vishn...
Srila Prabhupada involved in a car accident.
Pusta Krishna das: This photograph was taken in Mauritius in 1975, just after Srila Prabhupada’s South African tour. The President of Mauritius sent a Citroen car and a driver to bring him to visit, but Srila Prabhupada, hearing about a recent decision by the government to support chicken slaughter houses, he decided to merely take a ride and then return to the place where we were all staying.
On getting into the auto, I requested Srila Prabhupad to sit on the left in the back seat because it was sa...
February 17. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami: “Those Were Happy Days”
Srila Prabhupada would often be silent for long periods and then suddenly ask something that was on his mind. I remember once he suddenly asked, “Where in the world can I go where there will be no visitors and I can simply be alone to write my books?” Of all these exchanges, which I witnessed, this one reminds me of the times when our spiritual master was all alone in New York. He has said that those were happy days...
Harinama in Pantai 66 (Double Six Beach), Australia (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: Svalpam apy asya dharmasya trayate mahato bhayat: even a little devotional service can save one from the greatest danger. Devotional service, which begins with chanting of the holy name of the Lord, is so powerful that even if one falls down, he can be saved from all calamities if he somehow or other chants the holy name of the Lord. This is the extraordinary power of the Lord’s holy name. (Srimad-Bhagavatam, 6.1.63 Purport)
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Yatra to Gollapalem Village.
Gollapalem is a small hamlet surrounded by green fields all around. People are mostly from Yadava......
First Universalist Unitarian Church - Antariksh Das (Hare Krishna movement) 15/22 ‘Sri Siksastakam’ (2 min video)
SIKSASTAKAM VERSE 3
trnad api sunicena
taror iva sahisnuna
kirtaniyah sada harih
“One who is humbler than a blade of grass, more forbearing than a tree who gives due honour to others without desiring honour for himself is qualified to always chant the Holy Name of Krishna.”
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First University Hostel Program In East Africa (Album with photos)
By Srila Prabhupada’s Mercy, the Hare Krishna Training centre was opened in Nairobi and in 10 months has made 30 devotees. The centre serves as a residential facility for students studying various courses. Our twice weekly program holds 150 students from the local community.
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How one devotee was saved.
Ramesvara dasa ACBSP: I had just turned 19 and was a student at Reed College. Sriman Locana Prabhu was the temple president of the Portland Yatra and would lead the devotees everyday on Harer Nama Sankirtan chanting all over the City. Krsna led me to him by the sound of those Kartals and I started joining his Kirtan party 3-4 days per week. His preaching and the transcendental knowledge he imparted in answering my questions culminated in my falling in prostrated obeisances on the City street, crying while holding his lotus fee...
February 16. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami: Focus on Prabhupada the Individual.
We sometimes spend so much time going on with our regular duties that we forget about Prabhupada. We don’t think of him enough to actually stop and focus on Prabhupada as a person. The person who was here is beneficial. We have to become still enough, quiet enough, to be able to remember him.
We tend to be almost arrogant about the fact that we are living now, as if that gives us a superior vision of Prabhupada, as if...
Hiring - Elementary School Teachers.
Goswami Academy, a spiritually-centered elementary school, located in Houston, Texas, is s......