Nov 15 2007 Service Opportunities in Boston, MA
Nov 15 2007 Krishna at Local School Assembly
Subalakshmi came to USA from Madras about two months ago as the new bride of Sriram. Sriram teaches operations management at University of Utah, and has come to the temple often.
The current issue of LA Yoga, the most popular yoga magazine in Southern California (an area with yoga studios on almost every corner), features the Hare Krishna perspective on homelessness - or at least the realizations of two devotees on the issue. I hope we got it right. You decide
Nov 14 2007 Nirguna das, a dedicated servant
How can we begin to eulogize the glories of Nirguna prabhu? He was very sincere, simple, and a dedicated servant of Srila Prabhupada. I first met Nirguna in the late Spring of 1975 at the Atlanta temple, New Sri Panihati Dhama.
Nov 13 2007 HELP WANTED - T-SHIRT SALES
Nov 13 2007 Bhagavad-gita Replaces The Art of War
Nov 13 2007 Krishna Conscious Business….setting an example
Nov 13 2007 Established scholar appreciates devotees
Graham Dwyer first met ISKCON devotees in 1975 when he was 16 years old in his home town of Accrington, Lancashire. He was very impressed by their piouty and spirituality and that experience stayed with him until after he completed his PhD in Social Anthropology at Oxford University.
Nov 13 2007 Kazakhstan
Truly, the Kazakh government's efforts to give children a summer camp, even if only for five years, is noble. But after five years of summer camp, what will happen to this multi-million dollar property? Who will camp on it next?
Nov 13 2007 Iskcon centre readies for extravaganza
The Iskcon temple in the Manipur capital is getting ready to showcase Hindu culture and religion, as practised around the world, during a six-day-long cultural extravaganza later this month. The Iskcon community, putting behind the trauma caused by last yearâ€™s bomb blast at the Imphal temple, is organising a grand show.
Annakut and Govardhan Puja celebration began with the chanting of Hare Krishna mahamantra (Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare; Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare) and other chants by Nirantara Das. Those who led the chanting and kirtan included H.H. Chandramauli Swami, Gauri Das Pandit, Jai Jagannath Das, and Satchitananda Das.
Another year, and what have I given back to Prabhupada and all the devotees? It is late in my life, but not too late, to become the devotee Prabhupada, our Guru Parampara, and our dear Lord envisioned for me.
Nov 12 2007 DAIRY KRISHNA
In this paper, weâ€™ll address concerns coming from devotees of Lord Krishna, vegans and others regarding the use of commercial, organic and devotional dairy products.
Nov 12 2007 We had a Happy Diwali!
Still, lines for prasadam were across the room out the door and around the corner. We ran out of everything, with the result Vaibhavi and Minna Kumar were desperately in the kitchen cooking extra to keep up.
Nov 12 2007 Govardhana’s Sinking
Sri Pulastya said: O arrogant mountain, you would not fulfill my desire! Therefore every day you will become smaller by the size of a sesame seed.
Nov 11 2007 Diwali/ Govardhana Puja in Iraq
I had no idea what to expect, as I walked into a old airplane hanger, I was met with HARE KRSNA! And to my surprise there were 150 people waiting, eager for some taste of Krsna Katha.
Nov 11 2007 Who are the leaders in Iskcon?
If we look back at our disciplic succession we will find unlikely leaders and acaryas who may not fit our modern day portrayal of leadership as required by Iskcon. Our largely vaidhi and sadhana based lifestyle would probably not accommodate them.
Nov 11 2007 Deconstructing Hari
On my way over here, I noticed that your Student Union will be airing the Woody Allen film, Deconstructing Harry. The film's title is intriguing, because, in a sense, it directly relates to the subject you want me to discuss tonight: "Is Krishna the God of creation?"
Nov 10 2007 Goverdhan Puja at Iskcon Ludhiana
Nov 10 2007 House for rent in Alachua
Nov 10 2007 The Prabhupada Marathon
Not too far away is the Prabhupada Marathon. Years ago it was a time when devotees all over the would prepare themselves to go out of their way to do what is so pleasing to Srila Prabhupada, distributing books.
Nov 9 2007 Kalachandji Garden Restaurant-Dallas
You will be pleased to know that in less than one month time, our registration has crossed the expected target of 1000 delegates and we have closed the registration by application.
Nov 9 2007 Varna Ashram
Considering that the south of Avila has nice clima, good soil, water, rain fall, there is no ice in the winter and lots of sunshine along the year, it is a good start to keep our spirits optimistic.
Nov 8 2007 Nirguna prabhu gets his invitation
While recounting the salient events and my own interactions with him, I don't meant to in any way minimize the experiences that many other devotees had; it is simply that I can only write about my own. It was a unique experience for me.
Nov 8 2007 Preaching in Iraq - report
We also have 12 bhaktas that are reading and chanting regularly. Our programs are spreading, now I host a mantra meditation class once a week and also Mondays and Fridays I have a small program of bhajans and prasadam.
Nov 8 2007 A poem about Srila Prabhupada
Nov 7 2007 A Poetic Rendition of Damodarastakam
After You steal butter, Your earrings dance and shine, as You flee Your mother in Gokula pastimes. Though you are all blissful, all knowing, ever-new. Greatest of controllers, Your mother controls You.
Nov 6 2007 Death and dying as shown by Nirguna Prabhu
Death, and dying are events I do think about a lot more now that I am nearing 60. That is not morbid, but actually recommended, so we don't waste our life in activities that don't help us enter more deeply into our Krishna consciousness.
Nov 6 2007 Twin Bulls Born in Vrindavan Goshala
Just about two weeks ago, there was a quite rare event in the ISKCON Bhaktivedanta Swami Goshala established by Srila Prabhupada. A beautiful black cow named Arati gave birth to twin bull calves.
Nov 6 2007 Delhi Ratha Yatra
Well we did it! Hang up them dancing shoes till next year! Now back to normal. Normal? Yeah! World Holy Name day is over! But what is normal? This is the Hare Krishna movement.
Nov 6 2007 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
I have been married for over ten years. I am ashamed to admit it, but I feel trapped in an emotionally and often, physically, abusive relationship. Can you give me some information to help me? I am sure I am not the only one experiencing this.
Nov 6 2007 Jasomatinandan Prabhu’s mother passed away
Nov 5 2007 Update
Thus, the Krishna Society will be driven out by Abdykalykov's hands and later the Prosecutor's office will contest the October 23rd ruling and return the land to the Kazakh government.
Nov 5 2007 Parikrama
There's not a more charming or mysterious place in the universe than Govardhana Hill in Vraja Mandala. Apparently, the word is spreading because nowadays, during Karttika season, millions of pilgrims come here to perform parikrama.
Nov 5 2007 The Prabhupada Marathon
That most auspicious time of the year, the Prabhupada Marathon, is coming to us very soon. The Prabhupada Marathon is total bliss. Why? Because this sankirtan movement is as Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu said, "anandambudhi vardanam" it is an ever expanding ocean of bliss.
Nov 5 2007 Jail Promises to Serve Prisoners Prasadam
At one point he was making the point that part of the process of purifying the heart is eating only prasadam. Seeing a small temple to the right of the stage, he suggested that whatever they cook should be offered first to the Lord and then the prasadam served to the inmates. This met with very enthusiastic applause.