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Deena Bandhu Das: Rare pic of Sriman Mahaprabhu from Radhakunda as no pujari was there to stop us!

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Oct 31, 2015 -- 389 views


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......

Oct 31, 2015 -- 280 views


Pastimes of Narottama Dasa Thakura
by Srila Narahari Chakravarti (excerpted from Sri Narottama Vilasa)
All glories to Narottama dasa Thakura, the beloved disciple of Lokanatha Goswami. How the illustrious Narottama took his birth in the house of Krishnananda Datta, the elder brother of Sri Purusottama, I dare not discuss elaborately here. However, for your pleasure, I shall give a brief description.
One day while Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was dancing with his associates during sankirtana, He suddenly looked in the direction of Sri Kheturi village....

Oct 31, 2015 -- 359 views


A Life of Devotion - The Story of Narottama Dasa Thakura (38 min video)
How do great saints live? What makes their lives different from those of ordinary people? Vaishnava historian Chaturatma dasa gives us a glimpse into the life of Narottama Dasa Tha......

Oct 31, 2015 -- 325 views


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...

Oct 31, 2015 -- 310 views


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...

Oct 30, 2015 -- 356 views


Benefits of following Karttika (2 min video)
Chaturatma Dasa tells us some of the benefits he’s experienced from his yearly practice of taking vows during the month of Karttika (October-November).
Watch it here: http://goo.gl/AnpkrT

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Oct 30, 2015 -- 466 views


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

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Oct 30, 2015 -- 365 views


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......

Oct 30, 2015 -- 328 views


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...

Oct 30, 2015 -- 381 views


Change the Topic Change the Fortune, HG. Vaisesika Prabhu’s recent inspirational class given at the Mira Road Iskcon temple (38 min video)
English translated to Hindi
Watch it here: https://goo.gl/szIMRZ

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Oct 30, 2015 -- 302 views


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...

Oct 30, 2015 -- 262 views


Kirtan 50 festival in Dallas, Texas
On this most auspicious occasion of Karttik, we’d like to officially announce the Kirtan 50 festival in Dallas, TX, celebrating ISKCON’s 50th anniversary. Dates: December 31st 2015 - January 3rd 2016. The event will be a 4 day festival with 50 hours of Kirtan with special guests H.H. B.B Govinda Swami and Madhava Prabhu as well as many other kirtaniyas from all over the world! Festivities also include a flower shower (Pushpa Abhisheka), delicious meals prepared by Kalachandji’s Restaurant & P...

Oct 30, 2015 -- 286 views


Parikrama at Vrinda Devi, Kamyavan (Album with photos)
Indradyumna Swami: The first destination on our Kartika Parikrama 2015 was the sacred village of Kamyavan, where the Deity of Vrinda-Devi is worshipped. Srila Rupa Goswami discovered the beautiful deep red-colored Vrinda Devi 500 years ago in Vrindavan and worshipped her along with his Radha Govindadev. When Radha Govinda were moved to Jaipur during the persecutions of Arungazeb, Vrinda Devi refused to leave Vrindavan. Radha and Krsna have many pastimes in Kamyavan as well and we discussed these in...

Oct 30, 2015 -- 333 views


Holy Name Tour in Peru (Album with photos)
Next two weeks our super enthusiastic crew will travel across the land of the Incas (Peru) helping the spreading of the mercy of Caitanya Mahaprabhu. We are very thankful to the devotees who have organized thi......

Oct 30, 2015 -- 306 views
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