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By Dravida Dasa

With some further research and help from His Holiness Bhanu Swami, we have concluded that there is really no basis in either 1) the scripture, specifically the Hari-bhakti-vilasa, the guidebook for devotional practices compiled by Sanatana Gosvami, or 2) Srila Prabhupada's instructions, for the idea that if one performs a full nirjala fast on Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi, that will negate any ill effects from having broken Ekadasi over the previous year

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June 17, 2010 -- 7,968 views
Mathura dasa: We are writing from our organic family farm presenting an opportunity for any person or organization concerned with the welfare of Earth and her inhabitants. Read on to learn about the present challenge we have accepted. Pray this topic will win your interest and impel you to involve your self accordingly....
June 17, 2010 -- 1,521 views
Radha Mohan Das: London Rathayatra Will Be Streamed Live Simultaneously On Mayapur.Tv And Krishna.Com This Sunday 20th June 2010. Starting At Around Mid Day Our Live Feed Will Cover Lokanath Swami Andthe Mayapuri'S Kirtan Party During The Procession...
June 17, 2010 -- 2,454 views
Dasaratha Suta Dasa: Dear devotees, the summer is here and in 3 weeks we are starting our new Harinam tour „Festival of India through Adriatic sea“. The idea of the tour was born in 2004. and since then is continuously being performed every year. This will be seventh tour in a row...
June 16, 2010 -- 2,362 views
By Dravida Dasa

This year, as in past years, we noted under Pandava-nirjala Ekadasi (coming up on June 22) that one should observe a "total fast, even from water, if you have broken Ekadasi."

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June 15, 2010 -- 8,225 views
Nrsimhadeva.com: We are searching for Nrsimha Caturdasi pictures in temples which celebrated it worldwide. We have already collected the pictures from Mayapur, Ludhiana and New Vrindaban. ...
June 15, 2010 -- 1,941 views
Gopijana: We are very happy to announce to the whole community of devotees, the construction of a small but very important temple for Srimati Simantini Devi at Sri Jagannath Mandir compound in Rajapur, Sri Mayapur dham....
June 15, 2010 -- 1,326 views
Surapala dasa: ISKCON of Las Vegas is looking for a person capable to invest in purchasing temple building in Vegas. Due to recession, prices of houses in Vegas dropped down at least 50% of the original prices...
June 15, 2010 -- 2,481 views
Radha Mohan Das: London’s 'Ratha-yatra’ Festival of Chariots returns to the streets of the capital on Sunday 20th June 2010. London will be illuminated by the wonderful colours and sounds of the annual Hare Krishna festival, a vibrant celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in our city...
June 13, 2010 -- 2,928 views
By the Gurukula Project Team

As far back as 1968, Srila Prabhupada was encouraging his disciples to open gurukulas to educate children in spiritual and academic matters. In various letters to his disciples, Prabhupada addressed philosophical as well as practical issues regarding the administration of such centers.

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June 13, 2010 -- 3,260 views
By Dhruvananda Dasa

She told me that her family grew up on the same street as Barak Obama. Her brother has been a friend of his ever since. When they where all teenagers they would go to the local Hare Krsna Temple and Barak came a few times and really enjoyed the kirtan and Prasadam

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June 13, 2010 -- 3,929 views
By Bhakta Nimesh

Please see below two letters. One from Prabhupada's secretary, authorised by Prabhupada. It seems to address the topic of street chanting in India, as well as the comparative importance of street chanting and book distribution. The second letter is from Prabhupada himself to Ramesvara again regarding street chanting and book distribution

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June 12, 2010 -- 2,479 views
nvcommunications: On June 19, New Vrindaban will host a 24-hour kirtan, and will offer discounted admission to Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold for participants of West Virginia Day ...
June 12, 2010 -- 1,821 views
bh. Tibor: Please look at our Budapest Temple and be the community's member! Sends your friends ourinvitation! - Budapest - Hungary...
June 12, 2010 -- 3,225 views
By Lakshman das

O' Lord Nrisimhadeva, I beg you to bless upon us Your benediction to please remember You always. Please bless me be free from all obstacles and dwell in pure love of Radha Madhava at Mayapur, and let me be their servant forever

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June 11, 2010 -- 6,474 views
By Sri Nandanandana dasa

This is the message of the Vedas, and of Lord Krishna. Any follower of Sanatana-dharma, the Vedic tradition, should take this seriously. The Vedic knowledge is supplied by God to fulfill the spiritual needs of the people. Thus, it is the responsibility of every Dharmist, devotee, or Hindu to be pro-active and spread this opportunity to others as a service to God and to themselves

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June 11, 2010 -- 8,353 views
By Bill Henry

Devotees from around Grey-Bruce welcomed their Hare Krishna movement's spiritual leader in Canada to a public vegetarian feast and celebration Saturday. Owen Sound organizer Rajesh Kalavadia said the first-time event at Kelso Beach featured three elements: vegetarian food, spiritual activities like chanting and meditation, and entertainment including music, freestyle dance and a secular drama about loneliness

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June 9, 2010 -- 3,129 views
Sachikumar (das) JPS (Mayapur - IN): I am very happy to announce that our Sankirtan dept of ISKCON MAYAPUR newly offering a special service for the international devotees....
June 9, 2010 -- 2,429 views
Jagad Bandhu Das GPS: ISKCON Karuna Bhavan, Scotland, UK , are looking for 2 Pujaris to come and serve beautiful Sri Sri Koda Nitay Mayapur Sashi and Sri Tulsinath (our pradhana sila), Giriraj and Srimati Vrnda Devi...
June 9, 2010 -- 2,243 views
Jaya Sita devi dasi: A pujari for ISKCON Puerto Rico is requested for two months during the summer time with option to stay longer. Simple but clean accommodations and very nice prasadam is offered. ...
June 9, 2010 -- 1,928 views
Adi Kesava Das: ISKCON Vrindavan Krishna Balarama Temple daily darshans can be seen here, this is the link www.vrindavandarshan.com...
June 9, 2010 -- 2,095 views
Parasuram das: There are now expensive fees for processions - This years London Rathayatra will cost £30,000 whereas in years past it was free. We are hopeful of changes in the law for next year....
June 7, 2010 -- 2,471 views
By Ranjit das

New Raman Reti has become the most successful rural community of devotees in North America with around 350 families living in the area. But Sri Sri Krishna Balarama in Their Deity forms have been waiting for 4 years to appear on the altar in New Raman Reti

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June 7, 2010 -- 5,156 views
By Pancaratna dasa

Srila Prabhupada wanted that we trust each other and work together for the good of each other and to develop Love of God. He was not concerned about organization as much as he was about the individuals, the relationships.

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June 7, 2010 -- 3,682 views
Pancaratna dasa (Jaipur): It seems to me over the years many devotees have had a try to understand this conversation with Srila Prabhupada which led to the July 9th Letter. The July 9th letter specifically deals with the now and not the future...
June 7, 2010 -- 2,331 views
Ortrun Gates: Gita Nagari is a 350 acre farm situated in scenic Port Royal, Pennsylvania, about 40 miles west from the state capital of Harrisburg. It is home to an intentional community of about 50 people, in and around the farm, as well as 20 cows...
June 7, 2010 -- 1,686 views
Sridevi dasi: The Grihastha Vision Team presents to you our monthly FREE teleconference call where people can call in and ask questions and listen to everyone's answers about Grihastha asrama....
June 7, 2010 -- 2,207 views
By Lakshman das

In the month of Purusottama, the nectarine Srimad Bhagvad katha was deliberated at ISKCON Vrindavan. HH Radha Govinda Goswami Maharaj elated the crowd with the divine katha from 8th to 14th May 2010. At the end, the "Brahma Vimohana Lila" was also staged by the Vrindavan Gurukul students and thrilled the crowd.

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June 5, 2010 -- 7,761 views
By Amrita Gopala dasi

Often the word ``retreat`` denotes rest and relaxation. This year´s Vaisnavi Retreat in Vrajabhumi Asram, Brazil did afford devotees the opportunity to take a break from the fast-paced life of work and Rio de Janeiro gridlock. Yet the twenty devotees who joined the two-day program were treated to a feast of devotional activity. The two prominent R&Rs were ``recharge`` and ``rev-up.``

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June 5, 2010 -- 2,166 views
Antardwip das: Sacinandana Swami, Madhava prabhu and the Mayapuris are among the kirtaneers this weekend’s 24 hour kirtan hosted by ISKCON Birmingham. ...
June 5, 2010 -- 1,805 views
Mathura dasa: If we’re going to offer milk to Krsna it benefits the cow. Well on some level, maybe, If you are lucky. Lets say I enslave you, I take your children and your hard earned money by force, treat you inhumanly and then slit your throat, but don’t worry I’ll offer your $ to my home deities before I spend it…...
June 3, 2010 -- 2,775 views
Daru Krishna das: We invite you to come and celebrate the 45th anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the West, Sept 18th & 19th, 2010. The festival highlight is a visit to Boston’s Commonwealth Pier, where Srila Prabhupada first stepped ashore in the USA and a yacht cruise of Boston Harbour with Srila Prabhupada and hundreds of devotees....
June 3, 2010 -- 3,301 views
Raseswari (dd) JPS (Mayapur - IN): The successful applicant will have either a recognised teaching qualification, and/or a proven track record of successfully teaching in schools, and have the ability to plan, deliver, assess and report student outcomes according to the U. K. curriculum....
June 2, 2010 -- 1,635 views
Neeraj Verma: Devotees of New Kulina Gram Dham Iskcon Baltimore would like to cordially invite all of you for our 8th annual Rath ...
June 2, 2010 -- 1,687 views
Dr Prayag Narayan Misra: To quote from Wikipedia," the Vishnu Schist was named by geologist Charles Walcott in the 1880s after Vishnu Temple, a prominent rock formation on the north side of the canyon near Cape Royale...
June 1, 2010 -- 3,248 views
Sukanti Radha dasi: Are you tired of mundane studying? Thinking of taking a gap year? Don’t know where to go! Well no need to think further as Mayapur Worldwide and Mayapur Institute of Higher Education (MIHET) has just launched a brand new “Gap Year 2011” programme during Nrsingadev Caturdasi....
June 1, 2010 -- 3,165 views
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