Jun 29 2008 Nrsimha Devi Passes Away
Yesterday morning during the auspicious brahma muhurta at 3:40 AM Nrsimha Devi, disciple of Srila Prabhupada and HH Tamal Krishna Maharaja, peacefully passed from this world in the Krishna Balaram Guesthouse in Sri Vrindavan Dham.
Around five hundred years ago, at Panihati, Srila Raghunathadasa Goswami prepared and distributed chida dahi (a preparation made with chipped rice and yogurt and fruits) to thousands of devotees on the banks of Ganges on the order of Sri Nityananda Prabhu.
Jun 29 2008 The Dean of Students
This year the administrative team clarified the college's direction. By examining the needs and opportunities in ISKCON and defining the college's spiritual expectations of the students, we paved the way for success in the future.
Jun 29 2008 Applied Education: Preaching in Den-Haag
Preaching is more then just giving people information. Building relationships is what will inspire others to accept Krishna consciousness. And by taking care of and helping one other, devotees show how their philosophy is applied in daily life.
Jun 28 2008 Statement by the BBT
As a result of our deliberations, we decided that the best approach would be to set up a site on the web where readers can go to get a better understanding of statements from Srila Prabhupada‚Äôs books that may be controversial, contrary to prevailing social norms, or otherwise difficult to comprehend or digest.
Jun 28 2008 The Gita Group new website announcement
Jun 28 2008 New Vrindaban Rathayatra
Jun 28 2008 IPM Freedom Newsletter
Jun 27 2008 The Passing of a Vaishnava Family Member
Jun 27 2008 Let’s Talk about Tithing
Tithing - donating a tenth of one‚Äôs income to the Church (or any spiritual organization) - enjoys long tradition and wide acceptance in Christianity; but it‚Äôs less famous and less practiced in ISKCON.
Jun 27 2008 Gift Bhagavat Gita - A Letter to Industrialists
It has been our experience in ISKCON that individuals "Trained through Traditional Techniques" (TTT) responded from a pre-eminent productivity mind set, whether business, work or family.
Jun 27 2008 New Blog by Ravindra Svarupa dasa
Jun 27 2008 ISKCON Toronto’s 36th Annual Rath Yatra
Jun 26 2008 Treat Yourself To a Spiritual Vacation!
Jun 26 2008 Online Preachers Required
Jun 25 2008 Humble question for Pujaris
Jun 24 2008 Gita Nagari Ratha Yatra
Jun 24 2008 Give Yourself A Break Before You Break Down
Imagine a person working on a computer that has viruses. He is busy typing, but the computer is hung. A computer expert informs him, "Sir, you need to install an anti-virus." He responds curtly, "Don't disturb me; I am busy."
Jun 24 2008 WSN May 2008 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of May : World Totals, Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors...
Jun 23 2008 One day…
The Yamuna River is worshipable, for her greatest pleasure is to serve Krsna and His pastimes in Vraja. One of these pastimes in which the bank of the Yamuna served as a backdrop was Krsna's killing of Vatsasura
Jun 23 2008 Krishna carnival lights up London
Londoners are used to seeing juggernauts rumbling through their streets, but this was a very different kind of heavy traffic...
Jun 23 2008 Showing Kindness to All Living Entities
Those who are surrendering, putting aside their personal interests and agendas, become free to take up the interests and agenda of the Lord and his representatives, the great Acaryas. Such devotees can join the Sankirtana Party of Lord Caitanya Mahapraphu and spread His mission.
Jun 23 2008 Flower Palace in Nandagram
Not many people know about it, but every year on Ganga Dashera and Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi there are Phul Bangalas (Flower Palaces) and Kavi Sanmelans (Poetry Recitals) in Varsana and Nandagram respectively.
Jun 23 2008 Snana Yatra 2008 (Singapore)
Firstly, one week prior to Snana Yatra H. H Narasingha Maharaj decided to visit Singapore. Maharaj‚Äôs presence and his wonderful lectures captivated the hearts of devotees and the public alike.
Jun 23 2008 Why Cities are not the best places to stay
We use abominable products of the modern world unknowingly for majority of our requirements and that the devotees should not only seek out alternatives but the conclusion should be clear: "Cities are not the best places to stay" and hence "Make Vrindavan Villages"
Jun 22 2008 Mayapur Academy’s website has been launched
Jun 22 2008 Winds of change for Iskcon France
In France, the influential anti-cult bureau (funded by the French government) has successfully introduced laws and policies constricting the activities of minority religious organizations and in 1989, has unfairly and unlawfully branded the Hare Krishna movement a dangerous cult.
Jun 21 2008 New Vaisnava Calendar Calculation Software
Choose from the database of thousands of locations, or add new ones. Calculate tithis and naksatras, and add custom events that you are interested in observing. Find out sunrise and sunset timings, and lots more.
Jun 21 2008 Forget the Elections! Vote for Govindas!!
While the level of humor contained in the film is crass, the comedy has drawn significant attention even before its official opening - both pro and con - and from Hindu-Americans concerned that it violates appropriate boundaries in dealing with a religious subject.
Jun 21 2008 Hurricane Katrina Revisited
Most important is that our distribution of prasadam and chanting of the holy names earned us respect and admiration, especially among the local and federal authorities. By combining forces with them, we were able to offset some of the suffering that Katrina wrought and to give people genuine spiritual welfare.
Jun 20 2008 12th Annual Jagannatha Ratha Yatra in Queens, NY
This boy also was previously convinced before entering the Cathedral, that an embodied guru just doesn't exist. He had now realized that Krsna is in the heart can do anything, even put an elephant through the eye of a needle Why not?
Jun 17 2008 Kazakhstan Krishna Society Update
The directors of the Krishna Society have repeatedly expressed their willingness to cooperate with government authorities to resolve this conflict. But, they have expressed that they cannot accept an active garbage dump, which does not have drinking water or water for irrigation, as a satisfying resolve.
Jun 17 2008 Incident update
Dear Maharajas, Prabhus and Matajis, since our last update January, 15, 2008 I have had many inquiries about our condition and so have decided to publish another update. It has taken me a long to do because of my own ill health.
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of May: 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