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By The Times of India

The Yatra organized by ISKCON temple is celebrated with fervour in Vadodara as thousands of Barodians turn up on city roads to offer prayers to the lord. Thousands of kilograms of 'prasad' are distributed to devotees en route apart from saplings and fruits. Considering the huge crowd that the Yatra attracts, the city police take additional security measures. "We have already deployed companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the city. Al...

June 28, 2014 -- 1,897 views
By Bhaktivedanta Manor staff

For the second time in three years Srutidharma das has been selected as the Chaplain to the Mayor of Harrow. On 12th June Cllr Ajay Maru, a member of Bhaktivedanta Manor's congregation, was voted in as the new Mayor of Harrow Council and he chose Srutidharma das to be the spiritual representative at the Council's events throughout the coming year.

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June 26, 2014 -- 1,207 views
By Navadwipa Isvari devi dasi

The Vedic India program, which is the name we have given our school preaching here in Melbourne, Australia is really starting to take off. We have gone into about 14 different schools in the last couple of years, and have even been offered to participate in school fetes and local community art initiatives. The school programs usually consists of about 7 or 8 workshops, where we introduce the children to such things as festivals & culture of India, Vegetarian cooking...

June 25, 2014 -- 1,264 views
By Jaya dasa

Today, for the whole day of June 23, Wikipedia is commemorating Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur's 100th disappearance anniversary by a clickable reference to his article, complete with his photograph, on its Main page

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June 23, 2014 -- 3,270 views
By Ali Krsna Dasi

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, receives Srila Prabhupada's deluxe edition of Bhagavad gita produced by the Italian BBT. Surely Srila Prabhupada is pleased!

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June 14, 2014 -- 3,235 views
By itar-tass.com

According to the preliminary information we have received from our embassy in India, two Russians died and one is missing, supposedly also a citizen of Russia. Other 12 people were injured. They were taken to a hospital. They are being identified," In the evening of Wednesday, June 11th it got confirmed that it was indeed a group of Russian ISKCON devotees whose bus crushed into the river Ganges in the Himalayas on Tuesday..

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June 12, 2014 -- 4,474 views
By Raj Nambisan

"I used to think of Krishna is a part of Hindu myth and mythology. Imagine my surprise when I came across Dr Narhari Achar (a professor of physics at the University of Memphis, Tennessee, in the US) and his research in 2004 and 2005. He had done the dating of the Mahabharata war using astronomy. I immediately tried to corroborate all his research using the regular Planetarium software and I came to the same conclusions [as him]," Pandit says.

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June 3, 2014 -- 2,915 views
By Euro RGB

Whereas ISKCON Gurus and other leaders may control assets of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Whereas followers of ISKCON Gurus and leaders will naturally want to glorify those who inspire and/or initiate them in Krishna consciousness. Whereas it is important that upon the departure of the aforementioned personalities ISKCON assets remain under the control of the appropriate ISKCON organization. Whereas it is important that Srila Prabhupada’s pre-eminent position ...

June 3, 2014 -- 1,429 views
By Nitin Mahajan

The new BJP government has taken initial steps towards introducing the Hindu perspective in the education system. It is learnt that human resources development minister Smriti Irani has asked HRD officials to develop educational material that encapsulates the contribution of ancient Indians in different fields like science, mathematics, social sciences, philosophy, grammar and language.

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June 1, 2014 -- 1,427 views
By Jini Reddy, for CNN

Big draws include surf-friendly golden beaches, many temples and mosques (including the beautiful -- and beautifully named -- Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding, the uShaka Marine World theme park and the mammoth art deco-style Suncoast Casino, which doubles as a shopping mall and has its own private beach.

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June 1, 2014 -- 1,455 views
By Sadbhuja Das

Exciting news lands in Mayapur. A service whereby helicopters transport pilgrims and devotees from Kolkata to Mayapur is moving forward. Today marked the first time the journey was made and several people greeted the arrival with enthusiasm. The next step is negotiating the fee which will be charged to interested parties using this quick transportation.

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May 30, 2014 -- 1,873 views
By Allan Turner

Ten years in the making, the temple will open this weekend amid public festivities featuring chanting, dancing, music, educational displays and a vegetarian repast. At midweek, carpenters, painters and groundskeepers busily worked to prepare the temple and its four-acre grounds for the grand opening. More than 10,000 visitors are expected during the three-day event.

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May 16, 2014 -- 1,532 views
By Temple of the Vedic Planetarium staff

Srila Prabhupada was a true visionary. He always had very big ideas for the spreading of Krishna consciousness and the ideal Vedic culture. One of Srila Prabhupada's many gifts to his followers, and the entire world, was his detailed vision for the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium.

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May 8, 2014 -- 1,189 views
By Braj Vilas Das

The office is located above the life membership office and its Grand Opening was celebrated by their presence with a Guru puja to Srila Prabhupada and enthusiastic kirtan of hundreds of resident devotees. This auspicious celebration commenced on sunday morning 27th of April 2014. We thank the leaders of Mumbai yatra for their devotion to the TOVP project and hope to accomplish many fundraising events in the near future in Mumbai.

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May 3, 2014 -- 1,311 views
By Olessia Podtserob

The Moscow Indian Cultural Center and Sri Sri Dayal-Nitai Sacisuta Temple has celebrated its opening and the Gaura Purnima festival on Sunday, March 16, 2014. 2,000 devotees from Moscow gathered for this joyful event. Gopal Krishna Goswami has cut a red ribbon. Bhakti Anugraha Janardana Swami also took part in the ceremony.

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April 17, 2014 -- 1,401 views
By Sadbhuja Das

Stories of preaching the glories of the TOVP usually conjure images of sannyasis speaking to crowds of devotees, or Ambarisha prabhu addressing rooms full of eager donors. How often does the audience think of Bengali laborers? Interestingly, it is this section of the Mayapur community who are often overlooked. Beyond the glories of artistic creations, architectural marvels and engineering feats beat the hearts of a population of Indian workers who put together the pieces of this am...

April 16, 2014 -- 1,545 views
By Bhaktivedanta Manor staff

Avanti Schools Trust are delighted to announce that Harrow Borough Council’s cabinet have approved plans for Avanti House Secondary School to be built on Whitchurch Playing Fields, Stanmore.

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April 16, 2014 -- 1,348 views
By Madhava Smullen

“I think it’s making more people aware that working together cooperatively, caring for each other and communicating properly with each other is the key to helping New Vrindaban grow,”

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April 9, 2014 -- 1,255 views
By Pusta Krishna Das

In 1971 I related to Srila Prabhupada my personal experience of revelation from Krishna. With eyebrows raised he immediately said: "So now you must tell them that God is not dead." It has been a long time coming and finally by his grace I have published this book. In the history of western literature there has never been a factual description of God. We often hear that “no one has seen God and lived to tell about it.” However, if the Supreme Truth wishes to reveal Hims...

April 7, 2014 -- 4,266 views
By Premanjana Das

Govindas offers a rich menu for a fair price. Available is a variety of the traditional South Indian cuisine, such as dosas, vada, idli, samosas, vada-pao, different kinds of rice dishes, sandwiches, mixed in with some Chinese preparations. To complement the meals a nice selection of juices and milk-shakes are served. Govindas obtains their milk from the 'Nareshwadi cow farm' which is located in Palghar. Not to forget, Lord Jagannath likes His sweets to complete a satisfying meal...

April 4, 2014 -- 1,464 views
By thestar.com

Some 80 members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Malaysia (Iskcon) Kuching Branch held a special prayer for the passengers and family members of MH370. The prayer session was led by its chairman Prabu Kripa Sindhu Krishna Das where they performed a kirtan prayer, chanting the maha mantra “Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama,Rama Rama Hare Hare”.

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March 30, 2014 -- 1,546 views
By Praghosa das

Last Sunday here in Mayapur a small team of devotees set out to distribute a little prasadam. I say a little, in truth we left Mayapur equipped with 700 litres of piping hot fresh kitchari, which also had some juicy chunks of paneer throughout!

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March 30, 2014 -- 1,800 views
By Madhava Smullen

Devotees overseeing the restoration of the Delhi temple where Srila Prabhupada stayed in the early 1960s before leaving for the US have discovered a treasure of his personal belongings. Breaking open the locks on a door that had not been opened for 25 years, they were amazed to find the items still in his room at the Chippiwada Sri Sri Radha-Vallabha Mandir in Delhi’s busiest market, Chandni Chowk, after so long.

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March 30, 2014 -- 1,907 views
By Krishna Dasa

Beginning from Google's News, US Edition, which had it on its main page, hundreds of international, national and local newspapers, mainly in US, are reporting about this Krishna conscious event! See the list and join the fun!

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March 30, 2014 -- 2,236 views
By Frazer Ansell

(watfordobserver.co.uk) The 20 year anniversary of the campaign to save Bhaktivedanta Manor in Aldenham has been celebrated in Parliament.

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March 26, 2014 -- 1,604 views
By Lilasuka Dasi

One elderly American lady and two younger ladies wandered into the lobby of Sri Sri Radha Vrindabanchandra temple the afternoon of Thurs. March 13, 2014. Parampara prabhu inquired: “Good afternoon, ladies. May I help you?” One of the younger women replied, smiling, referring to the elderly American lady, “You know, this lady is very special to your Hare Krsna movement!”

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March 20, 2014 -- 2,300 views
By thehindu.com

International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) will perform Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Srimandira Srivigraha Pratisthotsavam, and inaugurate the Vedic Cultural Centre in the city from March 21 to 23, said the temple president Sriman Sri Satya Gopinath Swamiji.

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March 20, 2014 -- 1,522 views
By huffingtonpost.com

“In Utah, if you go anywhere and mention the Festival of Colors to anybody, they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about and their face will light up,” said Caru Das, priest at Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah, and the main organizer of the town’s Holi celebration, known as the Festival of Colors, which will be celebrated this year on March 29 and 30.

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March 20, 2014 -- 1,298 views
By Revati Raman Das

On the occasion of 70 Years (1944 – 2014) completion of Back To Godhead (BTG) we are pleased to inform about the release of ezine version of Telugu (one of the South Indian languages) BTG, namely ‘Bhagavaddarshan’. This transcendental move is aimed at reaching the message of BTG to all Telugu speaking people.

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March 19, 2014 -- 1,113 views
By Amy Hollis

Two or three times a week, I take a break from serving Krishna Lunch prasad and approach a student who is enjoying their Krishna Lunch. Camera phone in hand, I take their picture and record our five minute conversation as I ask them, "When was the first time you had Krishna Lunch?" or, "Why do you come every day?" or, "What do your friends think of it?" And then I listen as they praise Krishna's remnants, usually having to stop them when they've gone on too long.

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February 28, 2014 -- 1,789 views
By Vrindavan Vinodini Dasi

“Landmark celebrations are a great way to speak to people that don’t really know about us,” says Ajay. “We can tell the world that we haven’t just been here for 50 years, but we’ve contributed to society in real positive ways over the last half century. We’ve contributed on a social level, a community level – we have made a very positive impact to the world.”

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February 20, 2014 -- 1,419 views
By Dhananjaya Krishna Das

Chief Minister of Haryana in a glittering ceremony awarded ISKCON Food Relief Foundation THE "Certificate of Appreciation". The State Government's highest decoration was conferred on ISKCONfor the selfless work done by the foundation in partnership with the State Government.

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February 16, 2014 -- 1,212 views
By Parijata devi dasi

Johnny has visited ISKCON Juhu for various functions organized by Bhakti Kala Kshetra at ISKCON Auditorium. He is fully supportive of the mission of the Hare Krishna Movement. He is a true spiritual Christian not limited by race, religion, or creed. Johnny was very appreciative of getting Srila Prabhupada's Bhagavad-gita As It Is. He is certainly a friend of the devotees.

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February 6, 2014 -- 1,894 views
By TOVP Staff

The fulfillment of the desire of visionaries, from Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu down to Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, saints and incarnations, the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is a unique and ambitious project to make the vast culture and philosophy of the timeless Vedic tradition accessible to everyone.

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February 1, 2014 -- 2,012 views
By Devaki Devi Dasi

The Board Members HH Sivarama Swami, HH Niranjana Swami, HH Bhakti Purusottama Swami, HH Bhakti Rasamrita Swami and HG Badrinarayan Prabhu will grace the event and give insights into the importance of the universal principles of spiritual culture.

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January 24, 2014 -- 1,655 views
By Weany

A devout catholic finds herself unexpectedly amidst a kirtan. In this video she describes her incredible experience...

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January 14, 2014 -- 2,320 views
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