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Hare KrishnaBy Muralidhara-priya Das

2016 marks the Fiftieth Anniversary celebration of ISKCON, Srila Prabhupada’s great movement to spread Krishna consciousness throughout the world and bring the teachings of Lord Caitanya and the yuga dharma, chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra, to all the conditioned souls on this planet (and perhaps beyond). We are extremely fortunate to be living at this most auspicious time in the history of this universe when the Lord appears on Earth to freely dist...

November 20, 2014 -- 1,020 views
Hare KrishnaBy Gaurangi Devi Dasi

The Padayatra Ministry is still very much active, and padayatras are happening in different parts of the world. Less talks definitely does not mean less walks. The immediate goal of the Ministry, from March 2014 till the end of 2016, is to celebrate ISKCON’s 50th birthday with 50 padayatras. We are inviting you to participate in this glorification of ISKCON and Srila Prabhupada. This goal of 50 padayatras is very feasible, as Padayatra is bas...

October 22, 2014 -- 697 views
Hare KrishnaBy Shyam Sunder Priya Das

It was like any other day, I was on my way for Life Membership preaching. Nothing was different except for little gossips here and there, people making fun of those tv commentators talking blah blah about the so called cyclone, same thing had happened a couple of months back, people went gungho about the cyclone and at the last moment it changed its direction and nothing happened. The boy at the petrol pump interrupted my thoughts, he asked me teasi...

October 17, 2014 -- 1,171 views
Hare KrishnaBy Iskcon Vizag

Due to hud hud cyclone our temple hall, Mechanised Kitchen, book godown, Rice godown, homeo Clinic, whole big shed with doors windows, goshalla, North side boundary wall, Guest house reception, guest house glass windows, water tanks, Main gate, few vehicles, airconditions, all elctrical system have been extensively damaged.No devotee was injured by the mercy of the Lord. We request you to pass on this message to your relatives, friends and colleagues and support us...

October 17, 2014 -- 1,033 views
Hare KrishnaBy Muralidhara-priya Das

Devotees explain that by offering lamps to the Lord, this means that we offer our eager desire for devotional service, which is the only thing that can conquer Krishna. So we offered lamps on behalf of our Golden donors first to Sri Sri Radha-Damodar, then to Sri Sri Radha-Mahhava and Ashta-sakhis, Lord Nrisimhadev, Sri Pancha-tattva, Tulasi Devi and finally to Srila Prabhupada. We have a sincere hope that all of Them will give us a rope of love, by which...

October 16, 2014 -- 1,117 views
Hare KrishnaBy Niranjana Swami

We have good news and bad news from Ukraine. The good news is that practically all devotees from the Lugansk region have been safely accommodated elsewhere. Meanwhile, the bad news is that as of today, August 29, 2014, it appears that the conflict could very soon be moving into Mariupol, a seaport of 500,000 and home to a very large devotee community. We must be prepared to assist these devotees should the battlegrounds extend into Mariupol and therefore differe...

August 30, 2014 -- 2,033 views
Hare KrishnaBy Muralidhara-priya Das

Please watch the latest fundraising appeal by HG Radha-Jivan Prabhu for Janmastami time

August 21, 2014 -- 1,990 views
Hare KrishnaBy Antardwip Das

Over one hundred ISKCON temples and individuals already use this free platform, and provide a much appreciated service to their congregations and devotees world-wide. The service is very reliable with extra server capacity provided for festivals like Janmasthami. The software is constantly getting updated and there are lots of viewers online eager to view some inspiring live broadcast. Join in a great team of people exploring the potential of this opportunity to r...

August 17, 2014 -- 1,051 views
Hare KrishnaBy Yogesh Jhanwar And Naman Kashyap

Books are Basis- The same holds true for these students too. Nadia Nath Nimai prabhu is determined to help these devotees to have access to the books of Srila Prabhupada in a language they can read- Braille. However, since BBT doesn’t have any Hindi publication in Braille, this seems to be a long haul. Nevertheless, Nadia Nath Nimai prabhu is unfazed and has even acquired a Braille printer recently as donation. Therefore we humbly appeal to t...

August 16, 2014 -- 1,023 views
Hare KrishnaBy the GBC Strategic Planning Team

If you're interested in seeing ISKCON grow in a healthy, sustainable way, if you see us as a global community with high standards of excellence in our outreach and in how we care for one another, and if you are a goal-oriented team player who knows how to take an idea and get it into the world of action, we'd like to speak to you.

August 9, 2014 -- 3,315 views
Hare KrishnaBy Bhaktin Amy

As most devotees can attest to, not every town receives its local Hare Krishna community with arms wide open. But through Srila Prabhupada’s plan, Gainesville has proven itself to be incredibly favorable. A quiet college town, Gainesville welcomed the University of Florida (and its 102 students) in 1906. Today, UF is known as one of the nation’s top universities, enrolling 50,000 students, many of which have heard the Holy Name, associated with devotees, and ta...

August 6, 2014 -- 1,885 views
Hare KrishnaBy Ukrainian Vaisnava Refugee Fund

Needless to say that the military operation badly affected our devotee communities in those cities as well. By Krsna’s grace, no devotee has been killed or injured in the conflict, although a few have had a very narrow escape. But while some of them continue risking their lives trying to maintain temple worship and programs, many find it necessary to relocate their families to safety, leaving their homes and possessions behind.

July 15, 2014 -- 3,515 views
Hare KrishnaBy the Executive Committee of the Governing Body Commission

The tragic news of the deaths of several devotee pilgrims from Russia last month who died when their bus drove off the road and into the Bhagirathi River in the mountainous Himalayan region in India has brought us great sadness. The GBC EC, concerned with the safety of our fellow Vaishnavas, announce the following Advisory Notice.

July 15, 2014 -- 4,143 views
By Priyavrata das

We are not a hunger relief organization, per se, but rather a network of projects aimed at addressing the root cause of hunger, and in fact, all social issues, by helping people from all ethnicities and religions to understand one common truth: That we are all souls having a human experience.

June 2, 2014 -- 1,012 views
By Samba das

The Sri Mayapur Masterplan Committee’s sub division, dealing with Exhibits and Museums is seeking help to envision and develop a series of Exhibits and Museums to be included in the development of the City of Mayapur. It is important to understand that we are not speaking of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. Rather these facilities will be featured in the town that surrounds the ToVP.

May 20, 2014 -- 1,635 views
By Dhira Prasanta Das

We have decided to organize ourselves in cooking, transporting and serving prasadam to affected people. It is important to point out that devotees do not have much money, as Bosnia. and Herzegovina is a poor and corrupted country where jobs are scarce. Bearing that in mind and wanting to give prasadam to as many people as possible, we humbly ask for your help.

May 18, 2014 -- 1,625 views
By Murli Manohara dasa

Our bold request of requiring land in Regents Park is in pursuit of Srila Prabhupada's instructions to his disciples when he was personally present in London, but we are also taking into consideration that Srila Prabhupada was very pragmatic in his plans to spread Krishna Consciousness. In this regard, Srila Prabhupada was also requesting his disciples to consider other locations in London for a temple should Regents Park not be available. Our New Temple Committee is thus al...

May 14, 2014 -- 1,700 views
By Vraja Vilasa das

Friday, May 2nd, is Akshaya Tritiya, considered to be an extremely auspicious day on the Vedic calendar. It is a day bereft of all inauspiciousness and any endeavors engaged in on this day will have all success. It is totally unnecessary to check the muhurtha (time of day) for any activity undertaken on this day. The word Akshaya means “that which never diminishes”. Whatever services or dana (gifts) offered to the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna or his devotees on this day receives...

April 30, 2014 -- 1,783 views
By Prahladananda Swami

I am writing to seek help with a project for the Health and Welfare Ministry. Over a year ago I wrote a book that contains two parts. The first part is a complication of all the instructions that I could find about Srila Prabhupada's instructions on health for ISKCON devotees. The second part is comprised of different articles I have written about health. I have not been able to find a devotee who would be able to layout the book and therefore it has not yet been published...

March 17, 2014 -- 1,522 views
By the BBT

In cooperation with the ISKCON GBC, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust is marking March 14 as the first annual “BBT Only” Day. This is a day to remember the following important instructions from Srila Prabhupada: He formed the BBT to serve as his exclusive publisher. He wanted all his books purchased exclusively from the BBT. His Divine Grace gave those instructions in a letter addressed to all ISKCON temples. The letter was dated March 14, 1974. March 14 this year will be the fortieth...

March 12, 2014 -- 4,110 views
By Iksvaku das

It is nearly 100 years since the last time the great Congregational preacher; Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura was present on this planet. With the intention of acknowledging his legacy, ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry is suggesting different ways to celebrate this memorable event

March 10, 2014 -- 1,399 views
By Vicaru Das

Chanting at the foot of Westminster’s Big Ben clock tower certainly draws the international tourists. Sri Sri Radha Londonisvara are so kind to place us right on the high street one of the worlds most famous cities. From here we can inundate the whole world with the trancendental mellows of Krishna’s Holy Names. In order to fulfill a desire of Srila Prabhupada a New Temple is being designed to give a permanent home to Their Lordships in London. The Radha Krishna deities present...

March 10, 2014 -- 1,433 views

I would like to say a few words about the situation in Ukraine and in Russia. With great pain, anxiety and excitement I've been watching how the situation develops, and feel the need to call upon all the Vaishnavas to ensure that discussing this conflict, we remembered about the basic, fundamental provisions of the Vaishnava philosophy.

March 6, 2014 -- 3,665 views
By Radha Jivan das

This year is very special since it is the 10th anniversary of the installation of Pancha tattva. There will be a maha abhishek performed on March 3rd which commences every 5 years. We are offering 1008 Golden bricks with the names of the sponsors engraved on them which will be put on the platform of Mahaprabhu’s altar in the new temple which is now under construction. These are limited to 1008 and many devotees who have come for the festival are sponsoring these bricks as a do...

February 27, 2014 -- 1,647 views
By Shyamananda Dasa

Owing to the widespread misconception that Srila Prabhupada's diksa took place at Sri Rupa Gaudiya Matha at Prayaga as well as other reasons both circumstantial and providential the actual location of Srila Prabhupada's diksa which was a rented house belonging to a Bengali family has now become a three-star hotel by the name of Hotel Ramayana.

February 17, 2014 -- 1,364 views
By Devaki Devi Dasi

The year 2013 has been a very troubled year for the population of Bangladesh. Almost every single week there have been several days of strike which doesn't allow any mode of transportation to operate

January 2, 2014 -- 1,458 views
By Martanda Dasa

Some say that Hare Krishna Kirtan is the integral part of the Hare Krishna Movement – WRONG!!!! The Hare Krishna Kirtan is the Hare Krishna Movement. Kirtana is our first duty!

December 28, 2013 -- 3,485 views
By Madhurika dasi

If you are coming to Mayapur in the next few months and have some empty space in your luggage there is an opportunity to serve the children of Sri Mayapur International School. We need non-fiction books (with photos and illustrations) about topics such as plants, animals, the earth, the weather, countries of the world, ancient civilizations etc. for use in the primary classrooms

December 28, 2013 -- 1,597 views
By Vishaka Lila Mataji

While most of us are making preparations to merrily celebrate the holiday season, there are many people out there who are struggling to meet their ends and to find hope and peace in their lives. Over the decades, there have been a rampant increase in violence, teen suicides, child abuse, drug addiction, school shootings and so many different kinds of destructive incidents which is making the world a dangerous and unsafe place to live.

December 24, 2013 -- 1,585 views
By Abhinandana Nitai Das

It is our humble request to all of you to sincerely offer your prayers at the lotus feet of Srila Prabhupada and Sri Panca Tattva to keep Madhuripu Prabhu (disciple of Indradyumna Swami) in the shelter of Guru and Gauranga, where he has been over the past 10 years, if this is their desire

December 11, 2013 -- 1,955 views
By Vishaka Lila Devi Dasi

‘Give the Gita’ is an annual campaign organized by the ISKCON of Silicon Valley (ISV). ISV has been engaged in distributing and sharing the Bhagavad Gita's to everyone in and outside of Bay Area for several years

December 9, 2013 -- 1,223 views
By the GBC Executive Committee

It is our humble request to all of you to sincerely offer your prayers at the lotus feet of Srila Prabhupada to keep Maharaja in the shelter of his loving grace, as he has done over the past forty years. And following the instructions His Divine Grace offered us, let us request Sri Sri Radha-Krsna, "My dear Lord, if you so desire, please allow Vrajendranandana Swami Maharaja to continue in his service here and allow us to continue to benefit from his association."

October 5, 2013 -- 2,432 views
By Santi Vardhana Caitanya Dasa

HH Bhakti Vrajendranandana Swami Maharaja, dear disciple of Srila Prabhupada and ISKCON Malaysia President, is in very critical stage now

October 2, 2013 -- 4,031 views
By Iskcon Nairobi

Fortunately no devotee has been harmed but there is a very high tension in the whole Kenya. Your prayers are requested!

September 22, 2013 -- 2,213 views
By Ekalavya Das

Featuring the latest animations of the TOVP and amazing helicopter flyover footage, the new video invites viewers to participate by chanting in World Holy Name Week (September 17 – September 26, 2013)

August 17, 2013 -- 2,572 views

The devotees in Russia are ordered by the local authorities to leave their Moscow temple property against all previous agreements. Although the temple project in Molzhaninovo was fully developed, approved and ready for construction, the government canceled it !

July 30, 2013 -- 1,593 views
By William Mathew

14th July 2013, is the third Tirobhava Mahostsava (disappearance anniversary) of Sripad Anidra Prabhu’s departure to the spiritual world. On this day we would like to present this request made by Aindra Prabhu collected from this talks

July 13, 2013 -- 4,978 views
By Parvati devi dasi

I am appealing to you for an unusual request. I request that our society deeply consider honoring this devotee who lived and died to spread Krishna consciousness, by observing his appearance day yearly, as we do Jayananda prabhu's

June 6, 2013 -- 2,675 views
By the Congregational Development Ministry

We are trying to calculate the total number of Bhakti-vriksha groups around the world, at present. Please help us out by informing us of the number of Bhakti-vriksha groups in your area by writing to us

April 16, 2013 -- 2,030 views