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By Vinayasheel devi dasi

When I was teenager, I used to think Why do I have to ride my Scooty, and I don’t have a car instead. Or, you can understand how cribbing I was, as I recollect my thoughts in past. So these mundane thoughts were kind of ghosts influencing my subtle body.

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August 13, 2010 -- 3,618 views
By Lakshman das

Hariyali Teej is a festival celebrated in Shukla-paksha in the month of Shravana (August) during the rainy season. In 2010, Hariyali Teej is celebrated on 12 August. Hariyali relates to green and teej represents three

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August 13, 2010 -- 4,954 views
By Prayag Narayan Misra

Healthy Living Camp was organized at ISKCON Phoenix Hare Krishna Temple, Chandler recently for kids aged five years to 12 years in cooperation with health and wellness company Whole Body Fitness, LLC.

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August 13, 2010 -- 4,373 views
Kisori dasi: Situated in a beautiful beachside location in central business district, thriving business with surronding high rises and cafes. Regular clientele, large customer base...
August 13, 2010 -- 2,317 views
Timesofindia.com: 'Pretty Woman' star Julia Roberts, who recently converted to Hinduism, says she took up the religion because she was intrigued by it. In an interview to fashion magazine Elle, Roberts had admitted that she became a practising Hindu after visiting India...
August 13, 2010 -- 2,180 views
Grihastha Vision Team: 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. This call takes place EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY or THURSDAY of every month and is on varied topics relating to marriage and family and is for one hour...
August 13, 2010 -- 2,539 views
Siddhanta das: It is with pleasure that we announce that the “Memories of Srila Prabhupada” series has now made it to 50! This two hour DVD has incredible stories never before heard that give us insight into how to live our lives according to the example set by Srila Prabhupada and gives us glimpses into the glories of His Divine Grace...
August 13, 2010 -- 2,974 views
GBC Strategic Planning announcement

The times call for both dynamic, visionary planning as well as the effective execution of those plans. The GBC has concluded that to best serve ISKCON, it needs to strengthen its executive strategies by establishing an Executive Director, who will serve the GBC by ensuring that GBC members fulfill the fundamental assignments Srila Prabhupada gave them, implement the GBC’s resolutions, and make progress in activities related to strategic planning

August 11, 2010 -- 4,990 views
By Chirag Dangarwala

Just like in order to become a Masters of Science one has to at least have a Bachelor's degree, similarly in order to develop the transcendental love for Godhead one has to be situated in the mode of goodness at least, that is a pre-requisite

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August 11, 2010 -- 6,459 views
By Gopal Gaura Guru dasa

Kalady is the birth place of Sripada Shankaracharya who blazed an intellectual and spiritual trail from this humble hamlet and toured the holy land of Bharata desa with the clarion call for bursting the illusory bubble of material existence.

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August 11, 2010 -- 3,858 views
Taruni Tan: Since 2001, Atma Yoga has been developing a training program that is the only one of its kind in the world. What makes Atma Yoga so unique is that it integrates yogic philosophy and yoga practices that work together in this modern age...
August 11, 2010 -- 4,399 views
By Krishna Kirti Das

What is in Communism's philosophical "DNA," Marxism, that makes it so difficult to eradicate? Marxism is a genetic descendent of Western thought and culture. Because marxist philosophy draws its force from the Western philosophical tradition, other Western systems of thought like Liberalism, which have much in common with it, have been unable to defeat it

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August 10, 2010 -- 2,593 views
By Jambavan Das

Nearly a century ago in Russia, the oppressed found solace in the words of Karl Marx. These words were not simply the theoretical musings of a philosopher, these were words which heard the cries of the downtrodden-carrying with them the hope of a greater tomorrow, if only the powerless would band together and take hold of their destiny

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August 10, 2010 -- 2,549 views
By Sukanti Radha dasi

On Thursday I met with HE Monika Mohta the Minister of Culture at the Indian High Commission - Nehru Centre – United Kingdom. Her Excellency warmly welcomed me on a healthy discussion on our upcoming event which is a talk on the “Temple of Vedic Planetarium “ and “Sri Mayapur” which she will be playing host to

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August 10, 2010 -- 4,473 views
By Nrsimhananda das

LA Rathayatra - better than anything I could have done! Greatcellent! A must see for every Lord Jagannath bhakta

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August 10, 2010 -- 3,033 views
By Shyamasundara Dasa

The following history from the Valmiki Ramaya is full of import for anyone who wants to be a guru, GBC, temple president or leader in ISKCON or any spiritual institution

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August 10, 2010 -- 5,130 views
Rādhānanda Dāsa: After receiving a tremendous response for the print edition of “Śrī Bhaktisiddhānata Vaibhava”, we are pleased to present this composition as an eBook as requested by many devotees...
August 10, 2010 -- 1,997 views
Jagannatha Kirtanananda dasa: So this is your opportunity to attend a momentous festival that will stay with you for the rest of your life, this event has generated interests from around the world which include guests such as Mahatama Das, The famous Mayapuris, Naru Gopal Das and many many more……..it is definitely an event not to be missed...
August 10, 2010 -- 2,403 views
Gournitai das: For the past 6 years this parikrama has been conducted very successfully, with increasing number of devotees attending the parikrama a year after year. Last year more than 6500 devotees participated in the parikrama....
August 7, 2010 -- 4,105 views
Bhakta Ravinjay: On September 2nd this year the Hare Krishna temple in Puncak, Indonesia, will ring to the sounds of Sri Krishna Janmasthami....
August 7, 2010 -- 2,353 views
GopalJiu.org: Gopal Jiu Publications is pleased to announce the release of issue #13 of Sri Krishna Kathamrita magazine, "The Most Merciful Lord". ...
August 7, 2010 -- 2,457 views
Navina Krsna das: There are about 7,000 faith schools in the UK. Out of these, only 1 is Hindu. This has meant that, unlike parents of any other religion, Hindu parents do not have the choice to send their children to Hindu state-funded schools...
August 7, 2010 -- 1,805 views
Radha Raman Swami: The Parikrama will start on Saturday 23rd October after mangal-arati at 5:00 am. The participants are requested to reach Vrindavan latest by the evening of Oct 22...
August 7, 2010 -- 3,028 views
By Caitanya Caran Dasa

It was in 1999 when I visited Sri Vrindavan Dhama for the first and only time, 3 years after I joined ISKCON. I was living in Amsterdam-temple as a brahmacari, and my temple president at that time asked me to bring a nice clay Mrdanga for our temple

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August 7, 2010 -- 3,834 views
By Radhanath Swami

As the effulgent sun of Sri Aindra Prabhu’s divine personality has risen in the spiritual world of Goloka Vrindaban, the sun of his physical presence has set in Gokula, the Vrindaban of this world. And we cry in separation

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August 7, 2010 -- 18,288 views
By Antony Brennan

Welcome to the Mayapur Academy is a short movie filmed and edited by HG Amala Caitanya dasa. Filled with beautiful images of students learning the detailed art and science of deity worship, at the hands of wonderful, dedicated teachers. The movie is a short documentary showcasing the activities of the Mayapur Academy

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August 7, 2010 -- 2,282 views
By Radhanath Swami

Just have faith that Krishna is non different than his name. Srila Prabhupada used to tell us that if you simply have this faith that Krishna is non different than His name, then you are liberated from all suffering. And that was Srila prabhupad’s only weapon. He had no money. He hardly spoke understandable English, but when he came to the west, he was armed with invincible unflinching faith.

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August 7, 2010 -- 2,033 views
By Devaki - nandan das

Resting on the banks of the River Ganges is "Kanhapur"-the city of Lord Krsna-presently known as Kanpur. Nearby is Bithoor where the Ashrama of Valmiki Muni is located and where Sitadevi, the Goddess of Fortune and wife of Lord Ramacandra, lived when Her husband expelled her from Ayodhya

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August 7, 2010 -- 3,267 views
By Mahat-tattva Dasa

Our publication, 16 Rounds to Samadhi newspaper, has been growing. We now print 30,000 copies per issue. That is 10,000 copies more than what we used to print. We are now making significant presence in the streets and shopping malls of San Diego and Los Angeles. Our newspaper racks can be found at almost every health food store in San Diego and numerous other places.

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August 7, 2010 -- 971 views
By Akruranatha das

Saranagati is the chief symptom of a devotee. Saranagati should be complete. The symptoms of it are there. One should have firm faith, drdah visvas, that “avasya raksibe krsna”, Krishna will protect me. If you have no faith, you cannot achieve the goal;

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August 7, 2010 -- 2,815 views
By Radhanath Swami

We waited. And waited. It was a sweltering summer day in the Florida panhandle. The morning sun glared through the expansive windows of an airport departure gate. There, a young blond haired lady, neatly uniformed with a blue vest over a pressed white shirt and matching blue pants, stepped up to the counter, timidly surveyed the room, then announced a one hour delay

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August 7, 2010 -- 12,472 views
By Lakshman das

The way of preaching Srila Prabhupada ordained was glorifying the lilas (pastimes) of the Supreme Lord Krshna and His several appearances in the past.

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August 7, 2010 -- 2,424 views
Rose Marie Cummins, Chaplain: Hello. My name is Rose Marie Cummins and I am a chaplain at the Florence Service Processing Center, a Detention Center for persons in deportation proceedings. I am writing to you to see if you might be willing to help us in a couple of ways: Would you be able to donate a few copies of the Bhagavad Gita in Hindi for the Hindu detainees? Do you have any newspapers or other books/booklets in Hindi that you could donate?...
August 7, 2010 -- 1,560 views
Kamlesh Patel: Here are some of the questions:Who exactly is God? Is 2012 the end of the world? Why do good people suffer? Why bad people don't suffer? When is the Day of Judgment? Are we all brothers and sisters? Who are we?...
August 7, 2010 -- 1,735 views
By Vijaya Gauranga das

I came into contact with the idea of vegetarianism at around age 14 when my brother's fiancé at the time was one, though at that time I didn't give it too much consideration but it did start me thinking that such a different perspective on life was completely valid

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August 7, 2010 -- 5,167 views
By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times

The star attractions were three brightly painted hand-pulled floats, two of which rose 40 feet in the air. Their domes retract to avoid wires and bridges, and their sides fold in to make them more portable

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August 7, 2010 -- 2,154 views
ISKCON Mayapur.tv Broadcast Group: Our "Jagawave" mobile camera will be broadcasting LIVE from the heart of two Ratha Yatra processions this weekend: Manchester: Saturday 7th Aug from 1pm (includes festival in Cathedral Gardens after procession) - Edinburgh: Sunday 8th Aug from 2pm ( Rath cart procession will part of the famous Edinburgh Fringe Carnival)...
August 7, 2010 -- 1,757 views
Krsna Sundari dd: A great opportunity to make a difference. Come and experience the sweetness of Sri Sri Radha Madhava and Sri Sri Gaura Nitai and the peaceful atmosphere at our temple in Northern Ireland...
August 6, 2010 -- 2,223 views
By Indradyumna Swami

The splendid path of pure devotional service, which bewildered the great sages in the past, which material intelligence has no power to enter, which Sukadeva Goswami was not able to understand, and which merciful Lord Krsna never revealed even to His closest friend, is the place where the dear devotees of Lord Gaura happily enjoy pastimes

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August 5, 2010 -- 2,806 views
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