Iskcon Governing Body Commission Society. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting in Sri Mayapur Dham, February 24 - March 4, 2008
Apr 29 2008 Zonal Assignments 2008
Note: In the interest of enhancing the readability of this document, we have simplified the entries by omitting the country names "India", "USA", "UK", and "Canada".
Apr 29 2008 Srila Prabhupada Puja and Murti Care Standards
[Guideline] Whereas Srila Prabhupada should be worshiped in ISKCON in a manner befitting his status as the founder Acarya of ISKCON. Our worship of His Divine Grace is an expression of our love and respect for him;
That is why I said preach as you go, instead of go to preach. Also, Srila Prabhupada said, âWhoever you meet, wherever you meet, simply try to teach him this Krishna consciousness.â
Apr 28 2008 Preaching In Hungary - Video (14:50)
Report on Krishna consciousness in Hungary. You are going to find this video very interesting and inspiring. It is the annual report of Iskcon Hungary to the International Iskcon's Governing Body for the year 2007.
Apr 28 2008 A B Cs , X Y Zs and everything in between
Srila Prabhupada often made reference to the fact that both in beginner's maths as well as advanced mathematics, two plus two is always equal to four. While advanced mathematics can be extremely complicated it can also be very wrong if the basic principles of simple maths are not adhered to. Likewise the same principle applies to relationships and if we fail to get the basics right in our relationships we will forever struggle with them. The most fundamental relationship that we need to get right is our relationship with the supreme Lord and His creation.
Apr 26 2008 The Moral Argument for the Existence of God
Absolute moral values are values that exist objectively and are true for all, even if only some or no one agrees to them, knows about their existence or can act contrary to them.
Apr 26 2008 Road Kill Revelation
The world we live in speaks to us loudly, boldly, in no uncertain terms, according to our interest or necessity. What we want from life we notice and pursue. Other things we rarely notice due to lack of awareness.
The ÅrÄ«mad - BhÄgavata VidyÄpÄ«á¹ham in Govardhana, Sanskrit school of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, is inviting applications for new students to enter our three-year BhÄgavata-ÅÄstrÄ« Program at the beginning of our next school-year on October 1st.
Apr 26 2008 WSN March 2008 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of March : World Totals, Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors...
Apr 26 2008 Mobile home and land for sale in New Vrindavan
Apr 26 2008 Land for Lease
We would like to humbly request that you send your prayers, well wishes, and possibly some humor for Nrsmhadevi mataji. On a practical note, we need a hospital bed asap.
Apr 25 2008 Master of Camouflage
Thereâs a legend about a tribe called the Invisible People in the Amazon jungles. When standing silently and unmoving in the middle of the forest, they would remain undetected by their enemies.
Apr 25 2008 Humility Means No Resistance
If you are like me â or for that matter everyone Iâve ever met - you resist negative things. When others tell you what they donât like about you, point out a mistake you made, criticize you, etc., you probably get defensive.
Apr 25 2008 Queensday 2008 Amsterdam
Apr 24 2008 The Amazing Health Benefits of Raw Milk
Raw milk - straight from the cow - has been called the "stem cell" of foods. It was used as medicine to treat, and many times cure, some serious diseases. From the time of Hippocrates until just after World War II, this miracle liquid nourished and healed millions.
Apr 24 2008 Transcendence 2008 at Ohio State University
Apr 24 2008 Sri Sri Nitai Gaura arrive at U.S. Army base
That evening several soldiers stayed back to take care of Sri Sri Nitai Gaura. They learned how to use tilak and lemon juice to clean brass with cotton balls.
Apr 24 2008 Ad for Nanny
Apr 24 2008 Architect Needed for Devotional Project
Apr 23 2008 Vaisnavaseva
Apr 23 2008 Sri Gopinatha â the most merciful Lord!
One day, Mahaprabhu, after accepting his noon meal, extended his hand, thus requesting some amlaki (dried fruit which aids in digestion).
Apr 22 2008 Best Business at the Bank
That is the real picture of God. The Vrndavana-lila of Krsna is the perfect presentation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He's simply enjoying. And all the inhabitants of Vrndavana, the gopis, the cowherd boys, Maharaja Nanda, Yasoda, everyone is simply anxious how to make Krsna happy
Apr 22 2008 The second Boat Journey Movie
The second Boat Journey Movie... Mayapur to Ganga Sagar, will H.H. Mahavisnu Swami and his scurvy crew complete the journey?
Apr 22 2008 More to Krishnas than vegetarian lunch
Hundreds of students find their way to the Plaza of the Americas every weekday to eat a $4 vegetarian meal served by the Hare Krishnas. But to casual diners, the history and philosophy of the Hare Krishnas who serve them lunch remains a mystery.
We believe that every temple, however, could and should have an external sign inviting visitors in for a tour during certain hours of the day. We have proposed this a couple of times at NA Temple Presidents and GBC meetings.
Apr 20 2008 Another devotee warrior in Iraq
Shyamala (not an initiated name) somehow got hold of Srila Prabhupadaâs âScience of Self Realization.â Upon reading it, with inspiration and enthusiasm, she hurried to her husband, Antony, and exclaimed, âWeâve found what we have been searching for.â
Apr 18 2008 Correction on FOI Children’s Workshops
Apr 18 2008 Service Opportunity with Friends of the BBT
On Thursday the 17th, the Pope in Wash DC will meet with Interfaith leaders. Boise's Radhika ramana das( Ravi Gupta) is one of the "Hindu representatives " that will meet him.
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of March: North American Totals, Monthly Temples, Monthly Weekend Warriors etc., Monthly Top 100 Individuals, Monthly Top 5, Cumulative Countries, Cumulative Temples, Cumulative Top 100 Individuals, Cumulative Top 5
Apr 16 2008 World Holy Name Week 2008
Therefore it is resolved, That the World Holy Name Day Resolution passed by the GBC in 2007 is modified to World Holy Name Week. Centers are encouraged to celebrate for one day within the one-week time frame. If centers want to celebrate for more than one day, that is welcome.
Apr 16 2008 Kirtan by candlelight
Devotees and Deities at Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha temple in Sydney, Australia, joined an estimated 50 million people worldwide in making a statement on climate change and energy consumption.
Apr 15 2008 District Forest Officers visits Lakshmipriya
Today the Principal Chief Wildlife Warden of West Bengal State, Mr. S. S. Bist, and the local District Forest Officer for Nadia District, Mrs. Lipika Ray along with two other Forest Officers, came to Mayapur to make an inspection of our Elephant Place and the Elephant Laksmipriya
Apr 15 2008 Looking for a skilled Bharat Natyam dancer
Apr 15 2008 Ram Navami Festival at Iskcon Ludhiana
Apr 14 2008 Salagram Sila wanted
Apr 14 2008 Announcing the Vaisnava Qualities Retreat
Apr 14 2008 House for sale in devotee communnity
Apr 12 2008 A Fool for Love
Apr 12 2008 Walking Wood by the Yamuna River
Krsna can fulfill any purpose you desire. It is not very difficult for Him, because He is almighty, full with all opulences. So if you want something, material happiness, from Krsna, it is not very difficult for Krsna. He can give you mukti even. But to ask from Krsna anything else than bhakti is foolishness.
Any sincere practicing member of ISKCON will be greatly inspired by the large number of senior devotees and Prabhupad disciples who have been attending the successive festivals over the years.
Apr 10 2008 USA Brain Drain
Apr 10 2008 Learn to play Mrdanga
To help strengthen our mrdanga playing culture, I have produced a book with 50 bonafide mrdanga beats in it. These beats are all notated using a "tablature-style" notation.
Apr 10 2008 New Vaisnavas C.A.R.E. Hospice Room being formed
With the assistance of HG Mitravinda dasi, the Board of Directors for Vaisnavas CARE is in the process of organizing and decorating one room in the Gita Nagari Farm building to be used for terminally ill devotees.
Apr 10 2008 Creating a Spiritual Revolution in India
This is a step by step process for affecting the villages of India to become a part of the spiritual revolution that could be developed across the country. Why worry about the villages? The 2001 census showed that Indiaâs population has gone past the 1 billion mark.
Apr 10 2008 First Time in History: Solapur Rathayatra!
Jagannatha Rathayatra was certainly the biggest shobha yatra (spiritual parade) in the history of Solapur. Thousands packed the streets as throngs of devotees pulled the ropes of Lord Jagannatha's cart, waved flags and danced and chanted in the kirtan.
Apr 10 2008 Do I Dare Eat A Peach
Then Prufrock heard the sound of a sankirtana party coming down the street. Drums, cymbals, Hare Krishna. His mind was terrified. This was all too much for him. Wanting to avoid the Krishnas, again he fled, and this time he went for a calming walk on the beach.
Apr 10 2008 Sastra Dana Newsletter - April 2008
My name is Dharmasetu Dasa. I am a disciple of Srila Prabhupada. I joined in Boston in 1973 and I came here to San Diego in 1977 for a visit and never went back. I've served here at this temple in many different positions: Head Pujari, Temple President, Bhakta Director for about eight years.
Apr 9 2008 Departure of Krsna das
He was a bright light that lite up any darkness around him, and he was a promising, talented gurukuli video artist whose programs were both professional and devotional.