Apr 29 2010 New Vrindaban to Observe National Day of Prayer
Apr 29 2010 Bhakti Vedanta Music School- Inauguration
With the inauguration of new Bhakti Vedanta Music School, devotees from around the world can systematically learn to play musical instruments. HH Bhakti Charu Swami, HG Jananivasa Prabhu, HG Pankajanghri prabhu and Umapati Maharaj graced this auspicious occasion.
This is one of the widely celebrated Vaishnava festivals in Bangladesh that falls on the 'Madhu Krishna trayodashi' (the next trayodashi after Gaura Purnima). Everyone, regardless of age, participates with great enthusiasm to take a holy dip in the "Pana Tirtha' on this very auspicious day
Apr 29 2010 Auspicious passing of Amekhala devi dasi ACBSP
Our longtime friend and Godsister Amekhala Dasi left this world on 23 April 2010 in London apparently from the effects of cancer. She was surrounded by her devotee friends including her husband Shrutakirti das. Hundreds of devotees had visited her in her last days. From the language of astrology we can see just how special she was to Lord Krishna
Apr 29 2010 Conversations with Paramatma
It is easy to approach Shri Krishna through His expansion as Paramatma, by speaking to Him inquisitively. Conversations with the Lord require submission, and our realization that as tiny souls we are not all-knowing.
Apr 29 2010 The Passing of our Dear Godsister Amekhala
Apr 29 2010 In memorial to Amekhala devi das, dande
Apr 29 2010 Earth Day Celebration - 2010
Apr 29 2010 A homage to Amekhala devi dasi
Apr 29 2010 New ITV product - Iskcon Guru Seminar
Apr 29 2010 english book based on Krishna for 1st class
Apr 29 2010 New Book, Gita At A Glance
Apr 29 2010 4 new devotees for Krishna House - Krishna Lunch
Apr 29 2010 In Memoriam, for Amekhala dd
Apr 29 2010 Shot in the Dark!
Apr 28 2010 Departure of a servant of the servant…….
Apr 27 2010 Passing of Amekhala
Apr 26 2010 Homage to Amekhala devi dasi
Apr 25 2010 Faith, Varnashramaâ€¦ And Air-Borne Children
Varnashrama is often equated with self-sufficiency, yet it is much more than that, providing a paradigm wherein many of our current problems, plaguing us since our inception, find their solution.
For Pandava Vijaya Dasa, making his own Hare Krishna TV show was a no-brainer the moment he discovered that the city of Houston, Texas, where he lived, had its own public access television stationâ€”and one that offered free training in filming and editing, at that
Apr 25 2010 Preaching in Jacksonville, Orlando
Apr 23 2010 Bhakti Sangam - A Festival Of Love
Around six hundred practising devotees assembled on the 10th of April at Hare Krishna Dhama in order to participate in the first Bhakti Sangam festival in Nepal.
Apr 23 2010 Seeking reconnection with Phalini deviidasi
Apr 22 2010 Ganga safari no 4
20 March 2010 our Jaladuta carrying Sri Sri Nitai Gaurasundra entered the Gandaki river at Gopal Gange near Nepal border. HH Mahavishnu Swami and his scurvy crew set sail for another adventure
Apr 20 2010 Making ISKCON Temples Eco-Friendly
HH Bhakti Rasamrita Swami (previously H. G.Devamrita Das) spoke this past month at the ICC meetings (a Conference of ISKCON leaders) about the need for ISKCON temples and projects, in India, to consider implementing environment friendly standards.
Apr 19 2010 Cover Me
After two months of preaching and fundraising in the United States, I was ready for a break, so when Swarup Damodar dasa, president of the Durban temple in South Africa, asked me to come in April for Ratha-yatra, I jumped at the chance
The international society for Krishna Consciousness commenced its propagation in Bangladesh in an effective manner in 1980. In the millennium year ISKCON was awarded land of 1.5 acres as charity in the Swamibag area of Dhaka metropolitan city, Bangladesh
Apr 19 2010 World Heritage Day Celebration
One argument against a decentralized system is the â€śBhakta Joeâ€ť argument. Those who put forward this argument are convinced that Bhakta Joe or Bhaktin Mary are completely incompetent to hold the primary responsibility for choosing a guru (although guru, sadhu, and sastra state that aspiring disciples have the primary responsibility for this choice).
Apr 18 2010 The Saving Grace of Krsna Consciousness
Every day, as I read inmates letters, I want to share with all of you the miracles Lord Caitanya works in the heart of the inmates, through Srila Prabhupadaâ€™s books and the chanting of the holy name. Each book and BTG that is sent to one inmate is passed along to many others, potentially to be read by dozens of inmates, shining the light of knowledge in the darkest of places.
Apr 17 2010 Functional freedom
In this essey I will deal with bondage in its unalloyed and primary form as defined in Bhagavad-gita, the oldest book of freedom.
The basis of â€śSimple Living and High Thinkingâ€ť, the norm for civilized human beings, lies in the acceptance of village life centered on the performance of sacrifice, yajna, which is born of prescribed duties as delineated in the scientific system of varnas and asramas
Apr 16 2010 Srila Prabhupada’s Western World Headquarters
We have gathered on a most auspicious occasion, the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the manifestation of ISKCON Los Angeles here on Watseka Avenue, which came to be known as New Dvaraka.
Apr 16 2010 24-Hour Kirtana in Brazil
This weekend marked the second 24-Hour kirtana festival hosted by Nova Gokula farm community. Cradled by lush mountains capped with rain-filled clouds, Nova Gokula is a wonderful place to chant and dance anytime of the year.
Apr 15 2010 Food for meditation
Bhakti is fast becoming the best source of free vegetarian food on campus. As Ajay Mangal, CC â€™10, remarked, â€śIf youâ€™re allergic to delicious, this [Bhakti] isnâ€™t the place for you.â€ť However, Bhakti is about more than foodâ€”it is also one of Columbiaâ€™s strongest spiritual communities
Apr 14 2010 A Dog in the Bushes
You will find attached a two-part document presented by the Governing Body Commission (GBC) of ISKCON. We write this letter to provide you a brief account of the events leading to the writing and publication of this document. The first part, "Conversation Between Srila Prabhupada and H. H. Narayana Maharaja: Vrindavan-October 8, 1977,"consists of a transcription of the audio recording of that conversation preserved in the BBT Archives. The second part, titled "The Last Conversation," offers a careful analysis of the meaning and significance of this conversation.
Apr 14 2010 New Vrindaban Hosts Harvard’s Pluralism Project
This past weekend, New Vrindaban Community hosted 36 students from the Global Leadership Center (GLC) at Ohio University it Athens, OH. Dr. Greg Emery, the GLCâ€™s Director, is an affiliate of Harvard Universityâ€™s Pluralism Project, which studies religious diversity in the United States, focusing on communities and religious traditions from Asia and the Middle East.
Apr 14 2010 SURVEY: New programs at Bhaktivedanta College
Apr 14 2010 Kirtan retreat in Croatia
Apr 14 2010 The Dramatic Edge
Apr 13 2010 Kerala Convention 2010
More than 350 devotees gather at the Sacred town of Guruvayur, Kerala to learn more about "who is a Vaishnava"
Apr 11 2010 Last Call for BBT Photo Book
Apr 11 2010 St. Patrick’s day London Parade
This was the first year the devotees got involved in St. Patrick's day parade London. It was a major success and we plan to bring the Rathayatra cart for next year - with a green canopy.
In 1988 when His Holiness Indradyumna Swami (as Temple President of the Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple of Understanding) decided to fulfill the instruction of Srila Prabhupada that the ancient Festival of Chariots be held on Durbanâ€™s beachfront, little did he and the rest of his team realize the challenges that they would be confronted with