Into The Heart Of Mathura (Album with photos)
Indradyumna Swami: These are Ananta Vrindavan’s spectacular photos of our parikrama into the heart of Mathura. We were in awe of the ancient temples and we eagerly sought the mercy of the many Deities worshipped throughout the city.
Find them here: https://goo.gl/udce7t
Why Have A Spiritual Teacher (5 min video)
Finding a spiritual teacher is serious business, but it’s not impossible. Every human being is supposed to have a spiritual master. It’s said that when the student is ready, Krishna gives a teacher, and then the teacher gives him Krishna.
To find a teacher, it helps to know what the qualifications of a teacher are. It also helps to know what the qualifications of a student are, since, if you’re not really interested in doing what it takes to pursue a path of spiritual knowledge, better t...
Vrindavan struggles to manage its solid waste!
Uttar Pradesh’s holy town of Vrindavan, where it is said Lord Krishna spent his childhood in ancient times, is faced with a major problem of disposing off its solid waste material.
Local activists today say the municipal body had failed to address the problem of disposing solid waste, despite the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) directives.
Read the entire article here: http://goo.gl/uvrGrH
Halloween Harinam in West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, Los Angeles (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: Even a faint light from the holy name of the Lord can eradicate all the reactions of sinful life. (Sri Caitanya-caritamrta, Antya-lila, 3.63) Find......
November 1. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Externally his prospects were not good, but he was depending on the will of guru and Krishna. Even when he was at sea on the Jaladuta and had nothing at all and had just survived two heart attacks, he had optimistic views of his mission, as he had expressed in an intimate poem. “Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, who is very dear to Lord Gauranga, the son of Mother Saci, is unparalleled in his service to the Supreme Lord Krishna. He is that great saintly spiritual master ...
A Visit to Mathura (8 min video)
Indradyumna Swami: By the mercy of the Lord our second Kartika parikrama took us to the city of Mathura, where Lord Krsna appeared 5,000 years ago. In a beautiful and spacious temple we discussed the glories of Mathura ......
Fall Festival at TKG Academy (Album with photos)
“Dear Lord Jagannath, today I am dressed as…”
Every year the TKG Academy gurukula, of ISKCON Dallas, hosts a Fall Festival of devotional costumes, dramas, and kirtan. Long hours of preparation and enthusiasm by both the students and their parents and teachers, make for an amazing day glorification and fun.
All glories to their service! All glories to Srila Prabhupada!
Find them here: https://goo.gl/2Qg5IC
Deena Bandhu Das: Rare pic of Sriman Mahaprabhu from Radhakunda as no pujari was there to stop us!...
The Harinama Sankirtana missionaries reach remote areas of Peru (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: By chanting Hare Krishna one fixes his mind always on the Supreme Lord. One example often given is that of the caterpillar that thinks of becoming a b......
October 31. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
Prabhupada’s mission was really not yet underway. He was confined to a windowless chamber in a hatha yoga studio and was not allowed to preach to Dr. Mishra’s students. He knew he needed a place of his own, but he had no money. So far his only plan was to write to wealthy patrons in India. He had located a building on 72nd Street which he thought was suitable and was relatively inexpensive considering Manhattan real estate – even in 1965 the price was one hundred thousand d...
Kartika Mass @ ISKCON, Ludhiana
Sri Sri Jagannath Temple (ISKCON) celebrated the arrival of auspicious Kartik month with ecstatic kirtan, lamp offering to Lord Damodar, recitation of Damodarastakam prayer and discourses. Devotees offered lights to Their Lordship after Gaura Aarti. Lamp offering will continue for the whole month of Kartika. It is said that since this month is very dear to Krishna by performing austerities, or restraining one’s sense gratification and performing activities to please the senses of the Lord, one becomes very dear t...
Stratford Festival, UK - 29th Oct 2015 (Album with photos)
The Nagrecha Hall, Stratford, was packed out last night for an evening of kirtan, philosophy, dance, yoga and delicious prasadam. Lots of people came along to find out about the Hare Krishnas, and are keen to get more involved with future events in the town. The Stratford Festival is part of the Festival Team’s target of organising and hosting 50 fifty festivals over the next year :-)
Find them here: https://goo.gl/Yoy4sw
Karttika Parikrama in Vrindavana (7 min video)
Karttika is a name for a month that corresponds to October/November of the Western calendar. This month is considered a most auspicious time for performing spiritual activities. The name Karttika refers t......
Avanti – A Growing Family of Schools!
Matthew Whitlock: The work of Avanti Schools Trust began in 2005 with the objective of establishing the first state-funded Hindu faith school in the UK. This pioneering project came to fruition in 2008 with the opening of Krishna Avanti Primary School in Harrow. Since then, this landmark school has deservedly benefited from national and international recognition as it journeys from strength to strength. The trust now operates five schools in Greater London, one in Leicester, and is currently awaiting the appr...
Rescuing the Stolen River Premiers at Asia’s Largest Green Film Festival
“Rescuing the Stolen River,” an 82-minute documentary film written and directed by ISKCON devotee Krishna-Lila Dasi (Krisztina Danka, Ph.D.) about pollution in the sacred river Yamuna, premiered at the CMS Vatavaran Film Festival in New Delhi, India on October 10th. The festival, which ran from October 9th to 13th at Delhi’s NDMC Convention Centre, is ranked in the top two environmental film festivals in the world. It deals with a vast range of issues incl...