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Interview of a Hare Krishna monk on a national TV in Africa (14 min video)
Mahat Tattva Dasa: This is a recording of my appeara......

Dec 29, 2015 -- 611 views


Women and Self Worth: A Bhakti Perspective (video)
What determines your self worth? Your high paying job, your car, the value o......

Dec 29, 2015 -- 708 views


December 29. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
By Satsvarupa dasa Goswami.
Srila Prabhupada - The Strength Within Us. In order to stay in touch with Prabhupada, we can’t be dead. We have to be active and reciprocate. However, there are some things that Prabhupada instigates himself. There is spiritual strength, a faithfulness that I feel, which I know is from Prabhupada – it is almost like a growth of some kind, and it has its own existence and its own strength. According to sastra, this is the bhakti-lata, the devotiona...

Dec 29, 2015 -- 647 views


Recipe - Eggless Plum Cake (9 min video)
Each person has their own list of ‘must have’ foods for Christmas. The most common among all is this Fruit Cake; that wonderful combination of nuts and dried fruits with barely enough cake batter to hold it all together. If you have ever made a Fruit Cake you know that what really sets this cake apart is how we repeatedly feed the cake, over time.
It is jammed with raisins, currants, dried cranberries, dried figs and prunes, dried apricots, and candied fruit and peel (candied fruit is preserved fr...

Dec 28, 2015 -- 704 views


Harinama and book distribution in Tel Aviv, Israel (Album with photos)
Even in Tel Aviv there is a cold winter but the devotees......

Dec 28, 2015 -- 472 views


Book distributers during the December marathon (Album with photos)
Simply by watching these heroic devotees approaching the condintioned souls and benedicting them with the gift of one or more of Srila Prabhupada’s books is purifying!
Find them here: https://goo.gl/LsLhvZ

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Dec 28, 2015 -- 419 views


TOVP: Progress on the chatris (Album with photos)
Sadbhuja Das: We are working in such a way that we may cover many areas of t......

Dec 28, 2015 -- 635 views


The potency of Prasadam…
In one lecture Prabhupada talked about prasadam, and afterwards one of the devotees asked, “Prabhupada, is it true that if you take prasadam even once you’re guaranteed a human birth?” Prabhupada said, “Yes,” and all the “devotees said, “Hooray!” We were thinking, “Wow, we’ve got it made. We’ve got a human birth coming, and that’s all we have to think about.” But Prabhupada became grave and didn’t say anything for a few seconds. Then he sa...

Dec 28, 2015 -- 1,060 views


December 28. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
The Swami was fearless. He was convinced that his message was relevant and had to be spoken. It was his show; he was in control, but he had to protect himself, especially in the beginning. It was not that the devotees were completely ready to be on his side, so he had to control the whole thing and say, “Don’t disturb, don’t disturb.” He depended on Krishna as he went on speaking the difficult-to-understand philosophy – concepts of Bhagavad-gita and the assertio...

Dec 28, 2015 -- 493 views


B.Manor Marathon results: All records smashed!!! 131,340 transcendental books distributed!!!
Sutapa das: We concluded the counting of scores yesterday evening. More to come in, but we have to stop somewhere. Nikhil prabhu and myself went to Srila Prabhupada’s darshan room to offer him the final results. In that transcendental tirtha, Mahaprabhu’s commander-in-cheif looked effulgent and absorbed, ever exuding the purity and potency which drives this movement forward. As Prabhupada glanced over each devotee’s name, I prayed for compassi...

Dec 27, 2015 -- 599 views


BBT to Release Books in Native American and Catalonian Languages.
As an offering to Srila Prabhupada during ISKCON’s 50th anniversary year, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust is set to publish some of his books in two languages – Catalan and Quechua – for the first time ever. Catalan is spoken by around 9 million people in Catalonia, a region of Northeastern Spain and adjoining parts of France; as well as in Valencia, the Balearic Isles, and Andorra. Hanuman Das, trustee for the Spanish and Latin American BBT, grew up speaking Catalan. H...

Dec 27, 2015 -- 420 views


Fortunate People (4 min video)
Public sharing their feelings about the Hare Krishna mantra and the devotees!
Key quotes from this video: “To share this beautiful vibration with the streets that Hare Krishnas do everyday is beautiful service to the humanity.”
‘Walking passed them I can’t stop smiling. They are pure joy!”
‘It has attracted deep-thinking people of higher minds.
There must, must be something in its message!”
Watch it here: https://goo.gl/pQ1c02...

Dec 27, 2015 -- 528 views


New large brass horns for Mayapur’s elephant procession! (20 min video)
The Jayapataka Swami Archives based here in Sri Dhama Mayapur, received a wooden crate shipped in right before Christmas. We gathered around to open it and to our surprise there were 2 large brass horns. Shyama Rasika dasa said that Maharaj had ordered these 2 brass horns to be used during Sri Sri Radha Madhava’s elephant procession. So yesterday I took a video of the elephant parade. They can be nicely seen at the 18 minute mark on the video. ...

Dec 27, 2015 -- 464 views


Air India goes vegetarian from January 1, no tea or coffee either!
Come January 1, loss-making government-run Air India will not serve non-vegetarian food to its economy class passengers on flights upto 90 minutes duration. The national carrier has also decided to strike off both tea and coffee from its lunch and dinner menu. As of now, Air India serves sandwich (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) and cake on its flights, which are up to 90 minutes of duration, which will be discontinued from January 1, 2016, replaced with “all vegetarian&rdqu...

Dec 27, 2015 -- 1,466 views


December 27. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami: My Prabhupada. Everyone has their own Prabhupada. Srila Prabhupada is an objective reality. And yet, we don’t want to be told by someone, “This is exactly how you must feel about him, and this is what he wants from you.” No, we want our own understanding of Prabhupada, because we have to surrender our own free will to him. Therefore, dear Prabhupada, let me call you, “My Prabhupada.” I don’t mean “pet Prabhupada” or &...

Dec 27, 2015 -- 508 views


Bhagavat Katha in Pune by HH Lokanath Swami (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: My dear boys and girls, you are working so hard for broadcasting the glories of Lord Krishna’s lotus feet and thus my Guru Maharaja will be so pleased upon you. Certainly my Guru Maharaja will bestow His blessings thousand times more than me and that is my satisfaction. All Glories to the assembled devotees. Letter of April 15, 1973.
Find them here: https://goo.gl/EiNu9j

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Dec 26, 2015 -- 587 views


Visit to an ancient Siva Temple (Album with photos)
Indradyumna Swami: The other day myself and Badahari prabhu visited an anci......

Dec 26, 2015 -- 625 views


Preaching program at Budapest, Hungary. Swan Ball (Ball Vedic freshmen) 2015 (Album with 203 HR photos)
Our students this year......

Dec 26, 2015 -- 516 views
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