May 10 2008 Monthly Sankirtana Festivals Turn Little into Lots

Hare KrishnaBy Madhava Smullen

Friends of the BBT Newsletter ‚Äď May 08. In Silicon Valley‚Äôs Hare Krishna community, a new book distribution effort is turning into a juggernaut that could be the future of ISKCON‚Äôs outreach.


May 9 2008 Krishna’s Crosswords 2

Jagadvira Das: Here's another "Krishna's Crosswords" ( Number 2 ) for the pleasure of the readers of

May 9 2008 Dancers For Krishna

Hare KrishnaBy Anapayini Dasi

In the small North Central Florida town of Alachua, there is a well known, booming community of Vaishnavas called New Raman Reti. I participate and give back to the community by directing an academy called "Bhakti Kalalayam" which trains and engages young girls and boys in the sacred art of Bharatanatyam.


May 9 2008 ISKCON Devotees greeted by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano during National Prayer

Hare KrishnaBy Prayag Narayan Misra

The National Prayer Breakfast was inaugurated in 1950 by members of the Executive Branch, the United States Senate and the House of Representatives Breakfast Groups to specifically seek the Lord's guidance and strength as well as to reaffirm our faith and renew the dedication of our Nation and ourselves to God and His purposes.


May 8 2008 From Climate Crises to Food Price Crises: What is going on?

Hare KrishnaBy Gaura Sakti das

In the last few days those of us who are having some sense of REAL ISSUES of the world, might pick up the reports about the increasing stress of lack of food worlwide and it is leading to increased stress and even "food riots" in different areas in the world.


May 8 2008 The First Building of Bhaktivedanta College’s Campus

Hare KrishnaBy Your servants at Bhakti - vedanta College

We are glad to inform you of the recent exciting development that the roof on the first building of Bhaktivedanta College‚Äôs campus was finished yesterday, May 6 2008 ‚Äď an exciting and important moment for Srila Prabhupada‚Äôs movement.


May 7 2008 Mridanga Course by Bablu Prabhu

Bhaktivedanta College: Bablu Prabhu was born in Godrumadvipa (Navadvipa) to a Vaisnava family, and he studied mrdanga from a young age with some of the best Vaisnava musicians in West Bengal.

May 7 2008 Preaching in Mauritius

Hare KrishnaBy Giridhari dasa

For one month His Holiness Nava Yogendra Maharaja and His Grace Sarvabhauma prabhu have been inundating Mauritius with Krsna Katha and the Holy name.


May 7 2008 Samadhi Now!

Hare KrishnaBy Parvati devi dasi

The museum is now a real beehive for book distribution and mahaprasad distribution. Gone are the days when we announced in the mornings that we managed to distribute 25 or 30 books. Now, 400 is a slow day, and this week the scores are over 1000 books a day.


May 7 2008 Chant and Be Happy?

Hare KrishnaBy Yasoda Mayi Devi Dasi

‚ÄúAll you have to do is chant, Prabhu!‚ÄĚ But what about the real world? What if our kid is failing in school? What if we are struggling to make the monthly mortgage payment, or that our health is seriously challenged?


May 7 2008 Mayapur channel on YouTube gets another badge!

Hare KrishnaBy Vrindavan Lila Dasi

Mayapurvision channel has recieved another banner today! WHY are we getting excited? - because... people like to check out what's popular - and be popular on YouTube means that many more people than usual will get in contact with Mayapur.


May 7 2008 Vaisnava summer camp in Serbia

Madhva Muni das: The summer camp will last from 27 of June till 6th of July. That is 9 days. Or 777.777 seconds. For the excellent price of 108 euros you can eat (as much as you can), sleep (as much as you need) and listen seminars (never enough).

May 7 2008 !!Salagram Paraphernalia!!

Sanat Kumara Dasa: Do you know any website or person who sales Sila's Paraphernalia such as eyes, tilak, mouth (not cloths, crown, jewelries) like the one on picture?

May 7 2008 Second BBT Art Seminar

Hare KrishnaBy Dina Sharana Dasa

This year, the course is once again free for the fifteen most-qualified applicants, who will learn BBT Art Department procedures, how to approach painting spiritual subjects, and of course, new techniques.


May 6 2008 Sastra Dana Newsletter May 2008: Volume 10, Issue 8

Hare KrishnaBy Sastra Dana

Jack becomes a regular visitor to the temple after getting a book from our rack in Ocean Beach. We have just received a new batch of racks. Hurry to order yours before they are all gone. This is a great service opportunity.


May 6 2008 Remembering Mitravinda devi dasi

Hare KrishnaBy Nartaka Gopala dasi

Our godsister Mitravinda devi dasi passed away in Alachua on April 22, 2008 of stomach cancer. She was a much-loved member of the community and performed many years of seva to the Deities, mainly sewing, making jewelry and garlands, and dressing the Deities with much devotion, and practically non-stop.


May 5 2008 Sponsor Books for Distribution

Madhurya lila dd: If you would like to sponsor Srila Prabhupada's books for distributuion, your donation would be gratefully accepted. Any support and contribution from the devotee community in the purchasing of books would greatly help in the spreading of the sankirtana yajna, and assist the conditioned souls in their journey back to Godhead.

May 4 2008 Lord Jagannatha appears in a potato - video

Nityananda Chandra Das: A day before Dallas Ratha Yatra and everyone is in ecstatic preparation for the Lord festival. The Lord kindly gives His appearance prior to his debut Chariot festival. Pritha was peeling potatos for tomorrows feast and she discover the smiling face of Lord Jagannatha.

May 4 2008 Ganga Sagar Mela

Bub: Please let me kindly know, by which date is the Ganga Sagar mela in 2009. Thanks

May 3 2008 Harinam in Krishnanagar!

Hare KrishnaBy Mathura Rasa dasa

To fulfill the initial desire of Srila Prabhupada who inaugurated the Food For Life programme, by instructing his disciples to distribute prasadam at least within 10 miles' radius from the Mayapur temple, the Nagara Sankirtan party stormed Krishnanagar.


May 2 2008 Seva for Prabhupada’s Pushpa Samadhi Mandir in Mayapur

Hare KrishnaBy Bhaktajana Priya das

Repair and Painting work in the outside structure are in progress in the massive 180 feet high structure of Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir. Now, scaffolding has been erected and the work is going on.


May 2 2008 Care for Cows Newsletter May 2008

Hare KrishnaBy Kurma Rupa Das

Our May 2008 Care for Cows Newsletter has been posted. Please review it at your earliest convenience.


May 2 2008 John Lennon’s lyrics

Hare KrishnaBy Radha Mohan Dasa

Please find posted copy of John Lennon's original hand-written lyrics to 'Give Peace a Change' (1969), as published in yesterday's Guardian. Someone hopes to sell the paper for £200,000 to £300,000!


May 2 2008 Updated list of festivals in England

Parasurama: I enclose a list of festivals for England, and a short movie. It may be useful for devotees to know what festivals are happening.

May 1 2008 Two Peacocks in Bandiravana

Hare KrishnaBy Bhurijana dasa

Srila Sanatana Gosvami comments that because in Vrndavana Krsna goes barefoot and can thus directly mark the earth with the symbols of His lotus feet, that transcendental land is even more glorious than Vaikuntha, where Visnu wears slippers.


May 1 2008 Pre-school Teacher Needed in Alachua

Tamohara das: The New Raman Reti School (NRRS), a Krishna-centered elementary school, located in the Alachua, Florida devotee community, is seeking applicants for the position of an experienced pre-school teacher.

May 1 2008 ISKCON Canberra invites you to attend Rathayatra

Chandan Bhatia: By the mercy of Lord Jagannath, ISKCON Canberra temple is planning to celebrate Lord Jagannath Rathayatra in Canberra this year also. This will be happening on Saturday, May 10th.

May 1 2008 Krishna’s Crosswords

Jagadvira Das: Maybe some of the younger (also older?) readers of would like to try to complete this Krishna Crossword

May 1 2008 Bhakti Shastri course starting in Alachua

Nanda devi dasi: Have you ever thought of taking the Bhakti Shastri Course, but didn’t have four months to spare? Try this alternative instead.

May 1 2008 These Hare Krishna’s are so cool

Hare KrishnaBy Mitravinda dasi

I want to thank all the devotees that have sent cookie prasadam to the soldiers-medics here at Ft. Sam Houston Texas. About 2,000 cookies have been distributed. The soldiers in my company here got used to the prasadam cookies sent on a weekly basis.


May 1 2008 Preaching in the workplace

Hare KrishnaBy Kesava Krsna Dasa

Some devotees think, that because they are devotees, they must preach instantly to whomever they meet. Perhaps if we had the required force of purity, we could effect changes in people’s hearts on first contact. The reality is however, that not everyone has the required sukrti to appreciate our words; we have to create it for them.

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