Tens of thousands of young and hip citizens of East Coast America had converged on Woodstockâ€™s barren farm fields. Although tickets were sold for the event, no one was prepared for the size of the turnout.
As Krishna consciousness continues to spread to all corners of the world, so is a new breed of world preacher is arising. Today vibrant new methods to spread a timeless message are being discovered.
Oct 30 2009 Srila Gaurakisora dasa Babaji
Today is the disappearance day of Srila Gaurakisora dasa Babaji Maharaja, a great devotee--maha-bhagavata. He was a disciple of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and was very renounced.
The Devi Ashram is a new International Vaishnavi Training and Retreat Centre in Brazil that will offer ladies of all ages an opportunity to come and learn or teach all aspects of a Krishna conscious lifestyle, or just relax and read/study Srila Prabhupadaâ€™s books in a good devotional atmosphere.
Oct 29 2009 The sweet lilas of Balagopala
Oct 28 2009 Will you help them continue to study in Mayapur?
Oct 28 2009 Varnasrama…The Mission Impossible
There used to be a television series in North America called MISSION IMPOSSIBLE. As kids we would watch it religiously and with rapt attention. The introduction in each series centered on describing to the would-be hero (should he choose to accept the impossible assignment) a series of endless complicated scenarios, all filled with what seemed like insurmountable obstacles.
Oct 28 2009 Helping iskcon manila food for life
Oct 28 2009 Chopping Wood and Carrying Water at Gitagrad
Oct 28 2009 Halloween Block Party Maha Harinam Kirtan 2009
Oct 28 2009 My Offering to Gurudeva Srila Prabhupada
Oct 28 2009 Discover the Virtues of Raw Milk
Vrindavana, India - On October 17, five representatives of Governing Body Commission of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), founder-acarya His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, forming an official delegation, met with Srila B. V. Narayana Maharaja, founder-acarya of the BHAKTI Trust Mission, near the pilgrimage site of Govardhana Hill, just a few miles from Vrindavana, India
Oct 27 2009 Devotees: Pessimistic or Optimistic?
Much has been said about the power of positive thinking, that the secret to success is to think positively about what you want to achieve and that such thoughts will attract positive results--practically without limit.
Oct 27 2009 WSN September 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.
On Friday, October 9th, 2009, the students, teachers and parents of the Bhaktivedanta Swami Mission School celebrated Govardhan Puja with great aplomb and splendor.
The Conference primarily aimed to help devotees improve internal communications (within ISKCON) and coordination across India, assure ISKCON offices are in place to deal with proactive and reactive media, develop strategies to protect ISKCONâ€™s reputation and increase its influence, identify communications opportunities and challenges and help coordinate ISKCON Indiaâ€™s efforts with rest of the ISKCON world.
If the enlightened leadership of mankind can catch a clue from Bhagavatam, and take note of the cause of the "pinprick through out the social body at large, wherein large scale quarrels take place over even less important issues," then there is hope
Oct 26 2009 To Be Politically Incorrect
If we look back into Vedic history we will probably find many incidents that contravene modern-day standards of human rights and discrimination. If say, a liberal human rights monitor group were to go back 5,000 years, they would likely report negatively to the UN
Oct 26 2009 Eulogy for Rajgana das
Oct 24 2009 Euro GBC minutes Villa Vrindavana 2009
Oct 24 2009 The genuine approach for Radha Kunda Bath
The author of NOI, Srila Rupa goswami gave us Upadesamrta to guide our activities and following the instructions we can become pure Vaisnavas. Vaisnavas are otherwise known as Goswamis. Go-means "the senses", and swami means "the master". Unless one controls his senses and mind can't become a Goswami.
Oct 24 2009 Suhotra Maharaja: Vaishnava Poet Extraordinaire
Shripad Suhotra Maharaja, who has departed for the Spiritual Kingdom as hinted in the following composition, was a prolific Vaishnava writer far ahead of is time. But while he walked amongst us prior to his remarkable ascension in 2007, he was known for his many talents.
Oct 23 2009 New Website
Oct 23 2009 Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day
I am very grateful to Srila Prabhupada for having brought me into your association. You are his sincere followers, and many of you have been serving him for decades, from when you read or heard about him or met him in person
Itâ€™s been two weeks since the official launching of the Deepavali Damodara Festival 2009 at Sri Jagannatha Mandir, ISKCON Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (SJMKL), and what an intense two weeks it has been.
Oct 23 2009 Gainesville Homecoming Rathayatra..!!
Here in Florida, we are blessed with the opportunity to experience Lord Jaganatha's Rathayatra in more cities than anywhere else in North America. It comes as no surprise then, that the last in a line of ecstatic festivals, turned out to be, by all accounts unrivaled!
Oct 23 2009 See the Changes
The scans show Jayadvaita Swami's personal copy of the first edition of the book, with the revisions made to the word-for-word meanings and the purports. (The translations were done separately.)
Oct 23 2009 European Leaders Meetings 2009 presentations
Oct 23 2009 Govinda Swami Live From Vrindavan on USTREAM
Oct 23 2009 First Mayapur street Harinam CD release!
Oct 23 2009 bhaktiface.com
Oct 23 2009 Passing away of His Grace Vijay prabhu
Oct 23 2009 A Prayer for world peace
Oct 21 2009 Service opportunity, Almviks Gard, Sweden
Oct 20 2009 How Much Can You Tolerate?
One reason to tolerate is that we have no choice. The forces that act in opposition to our will are too great, too powerful for us to resist. And what will enable us to endure without being disturbed? Faith in God, in Krsna. "If Krsna likes, He will save me. I will survive--and progress."
Oct 19 2009 Demographic information about Iskcon schools
This study considered teachersâ€™ culture and religious upbringing, which, in this researcherâ€™s experience, are more relevant than race or ethnicity to programs connected to the Hare Krishna Movement.
Oct 19 2009 Encouraging Words on a Busy Day
"In the spiritual world the only enjoyer is Krsna--either in the spiritual or material world. He is the supreme enjoyer. He is also enjoyer of my energy, because my energy is derived from Krsna's energy. Just like a master and a servant--the master is giving him food, comforts, and the servant is getting energy.
The most important responsibility of the TP is to ensure that the temple is spiritually vibrant â€“ that the residents and other leaders are enthusiastic in their practices of KC; chanting their rounds, learning about KC from classes or private reading, following the regulative principles, participating in congregational worship (specifically the morning programme), preaching and developing Vaishanva qualities and behaviour.
Oct 19 2009 Godless Science
The essential characteristics of the atheistic nirvisesa and sunyavadi stances, against which Srila Prabhupada ardently preached, are no longer confined to traditional schools of thought like Advaita, and find direct expression in modern scientific pursuits. The intellectual interest in the origin of life has evolved in recent decades into an economic interest in proprietorship over life.
Oct 18 2009 Kirtan Yoga Festival Tour of Mexico
We all want to know who we really are, what role we are meant to play in Godâ€™s plan, what contribution we are meant to make to Godâ€™s work. And, by Godâ€™s grace, we may get a sense of our calling, what we are meant to do in His service.
Oct 16 2009 Radhanatha Swami nightly on www.mayapur.tv
To usher in auspiciousness, the Harinam Ministry of Sri Jagannatha Mandir, ISKCON Kuala Lumpur held a Maha Harinam during the templeâ€™s Sunday Feast Festival on 11th October 2009.
Oct 14 2009 Stimulating Love - free download
Oct 13 2009 June 1973: Armed Attack on New Vrindavana
I was on the altar bathing the Deities. Kutila prabhu and I managed to place the small Deitiesâ€”Jagannatha and Radha-Krishnaâ€”out of sight behind the altar before we were ordered into the temple room. There I saw Bidhan Candra and Krishna Katha prabhus lying bleeding on the floor.
Oct 13 2009 Update on Rasajna Dasi’s Health
As you all may (or may not know) our dear Godsister Rasajna ( on the photo ) is suffering from cancer and has been suffering from cancer for some time.
When I told a neighbor about our plan to have a sing along of â€śMy Sweet Lord â€ś, accompanied by one hundred guitars, she said,â€ťIâ€™m getting chills just thinking about it, I wonâ€™t miss this for anythingâ€ť