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By Lakshman das

The ISKCON temple at Vrindavan celebrated the boat festival on 28 March 2011. The inner courtyard of the temple was filled with water and created a water pool. The pool was covered with variety of flowers artfully decorated. The floral decorations were wonderful, even mystics wouldn't have doubted the soft bottom below the flowerbed

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March 31, 2011 -- 6,521 views
By Caru das

Here are a number of links connecting to most of the media coverage, before and after, of the recent Holi Kirtan Fest in Spanish Fork Utah. The police, who were directing traffic, estimated 40,000 attended the first day and 10,000 the second

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March 31, 2011 -- 2,735 views
Dinadayal dasa: We welcome you to partake in one of the biggest and most ecstatic Harinam Parades in Europe for the Queen’s Day Celebration in Amsterdam, April 30th 2011 where 1,5 Mil people will join the celebrations and turn the city of Amsterdam into a huge party!!...
March 31, 2011 -- 1,369 views
Anandamukhi Mittal: There is a facebook community page by an atheist group who are blatantly insulting Lord Krishna, Lord Ram, and Mother Sita, as well as many other Hindu Gods. This is a direct insult and attack to our religion and Dharma...
March 31, 2011 -- 2,942 views
Pancharatna Das: We are happy to announce the Sadhana Retreat, the first of its kind. It will be held on Easter Weekend, April 22 to April 24, at the Luther Springs Retreat Center in Hawthorne, Florida, one hour from Alachua and forty-five minutes from Gainesville...
March 31, 2011 -- 2,045 views
President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil: I am happy to be inaugurating the National Conference on 'Science and Spiritual Quest', which will be focusing on the theme, "Integrating Capabilities with Values". I congratulate the organizers of this Conference - the Delhi Technological University, an institution imparting education in engineering, technology, applied sciences and management; and the Bhaktivedanta Institute, a centre working for dialogue between science and Vedanta...
March 29, 2011 -- 1,534 views
By Anthony Dematteo

"My life is surrounded by God," said Ganga Sheth, as hundreds of the young woman's fellow members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness sang and danced in Plaza de Constitucion. "Everyone has their own way of loving God. We chant. We dance. We eat food."

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March 28, 2011 -- 2,900 views
Euro RGB: Minutes of the Euro RGB Meeting at Mayapur, India on 4 March 2011. Present: 1. HH AC Bhaktivaibhava Swami 2. HH Bir Krishna Goswami 3. HH Kavicandra Swami 4. HH Prahladananda Swami 5. HH Sivarama Swami 6. HG Dina Sharana dasi 7. HG Hridaya Caitanya dasa 8. HG Madhu Sevita dasa 9. HG Praghosa dasa 10. HG Ravindra Svarupa dasa 11. HG Tattvavada dasa Proxy Votes: Radhanatha Swami, Yadunandana Swami, Radha Krishna dasa, Vedavyasa dasa...
March 28, 2011 -- 2,766 views
By Swiderski Tibor

We are pleased to inform you of 2011. On 21 March the Govinda restaurant in Budapest - the first Buda side of Danube - was opened. Govinda-Buda is the first of the restaurants we prashadam breakfast for our guests

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March 27, 2011 -- 2,752 views
Pandava vijaya dasa: Man saw the Whole life TV show on Channel 95 in Dallas Texas- he called about Kalachandji's restaurant he saw on TV--said it looked great and wanted to go-- I gave him the website and he said " I will see you there."...
March 27, 2011 -- 2,297 views
Malati dasi: As part of our on going effort to interview female devotees who were initiated by Srila Prabhupada, we are looking for contact information of any sort (e-mail, ph. number, physical address, any clue what so ever) for the following devotees who are either of German nationality or were initiated in Germany...
March 27, 2011 -- 2,621 views
By Mayapur.tv

The dīna-nāthas, or devotees of Lord Kṛṣṇa, who preach the path of devotional service, become the favorites of the demigods. Generally people are interested in worshiping the demigods, especially Lord Śiva, in order to obtain material benefits, but a pure devotee, who engages in preaching the principles of devotional service, as prescribed in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, does not need to separately worship the demigods; the demigods are automatically pleased with him and o...

March 27, 2011 -- 2,821 views
By Nityananda Ram Das

First time in our ISKCON Preaching Centre at Najafgarh, New Delhi (India); devotees very enthusiastically celebrated Gaur Purnima Festival-2011. I would like to share some of the highlights & Photographs of the same with all of you & seek your blessings

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March 25, 2011 -- 3,221 views
By Sri Nandanandana dasa

When it comes to the sensitive topic of Varnashrama, or what many people call the caste system of India, we have seen so many talks over this issue, both pro and con, back and forth, this way and that. We all know that the Vedic system of Varnashrama has been mentioned in the Vedic literature in many places. But it seems that many people still don’t understand how it was meant to be implemented

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March 25, 2011 -- 2,579 views
By Priyavrata das

As with the last big tsunami, Food for Life Global has gotten a "flood" of volunteer applications for the relief work in Japan. Quite simply, there are too many people to engage in this current opportunity. However, some of the applicants are very qualified professionals that could be used to do all kinds of service for FFL affiliates and ISKCON projects if they were properly guided

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March 25, 2011 -- 2,180 views
By Arti Shah

Situated at Gotri road, the ISKCON Temple in Vadodara is about 2 km from the railway station. The magnificent temple stands amidst beautiful gardens and green surroundings. The temple area comes alive in the evenings when it is filled with people and divine prasadam is distributed to all

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March 25, 2011 -- 5,660 views
Raya Nitai dasa: On the top of the mango tree there is a very ripened fruit, and that fruit has to be tasted. So if I drop the fruit from up, it will be lost. Therefore it is handed over, after one, after one, after… Then it comes down...
March 25, 2011 -- 2,896 views
By Vijaya das

Mayapur Dham has stepped into the new year with a really good start, doubling every other temple in the world for the month of January, with over 51,637 book points. Rupanuga Vedic College also had a dynamic start, doubling every other small temple in the world, with 7,894 book points

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March 25, 2011 -- 1,982 views
By Parasuram das & Maha Mantra dd

St. Patrick's day passersby were heard to say the Harrys float was easily the best - they've so much energy! They wildly danced, sang Haribol without the need of alcohol they're drunk on chanting Krishna's names sober but happy all the same! We all dressed in leprechaun style We'd do anything to see Jaganath smile Then chanted the Holy names with all we had It pleased St. Patrick and Srila Prabhupad

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March 25, 2011 -- 2,027 views
Gautam Saha: The perfection of human life is to be a great devotee like Sudama Well versed in the authorized scriptures, and a lover of Lord Krsna Once you reach out for and take Lord Krsna ‘ s hand The Lord Himself will make sure that He never lets go of your hand...
March 23, 2011 -- 5,487 views
By Raxit Jariwalla

The Monthly Sankirtana Festival (MSF) of ‘Humility and Harmony’, held to honor the divine appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, was concluded last Saturday, March 19th on which day, the final results were offered at the Gaura Purnima Mahotsav held at the ISV temple in San Jose

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March 22, 2011 -- 2,235 views
Deva: Hari Bol Prabhujis and Matajis !!! Come join us for 12 hours of Harinam Sankirtan in New Tallavan, Mississippi April 9th and 10th !!! Nitai Gaura Premanande.....
March 22, 2011 -- 2,244 views
Sanat Kumara Dasa: Hare Krishna! If any of you have Shaligram Shila (Saligram Sila) that you can no longer serve and would like to make an arrangement for the worship of the Lord, then with your trust, I will be happy to accept the Lord (Silas) and serve Him to the best of my ability...
March 22, 2011 -- 3,197 views
Udayananda dasa & Rasesvari devi dasi: The following is a property that we have had since 1993. It is 14 miles west of Chapel Hill North Carolina. The Climate in North Carolina is great for farming. It has an 8 month growing season and has ample rainfall...
March 22, 2011 -- 3,069 views
Kishore Krsna Das: Gopal Raj Das is a desciple of H.H. Tamal Krsna Goswami and he was his personal cook for years. Gopal has been catering 1st class prasadam for years to worldwide devotees when they visit Vrindavan all year round...
March 22, 2011 -- 2,815 views
By Vrajendra - nandan Das

Zee News TV Chanel is India's oldest and most populat TV channel. This year for the 1st time Zee news team came with me to cover the Gaura Purnima festival in Mayapur from New Delhi. The news editor and the producer of the channel arrived in Mayapur dham on 18th March and stayed for 3 days with whole news crew

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March 22, 2011 -- 3,422 views
Payonidhi das: Srila Prabhupada has instructed that we fast from grains and in the evening only take ekadasi style prasadam, sometimes we try to take short cuts.But if we want the mercy of Lord Caitanya how can we disobey Srila Prabhupada's instruction on the plea that Lord Caitanya is so mercifull....
March 20, 2011 -- 3,486 views
By Rasaraja dasa

Thanks to many popular books and articles, the mysteries of quantum theory are now quite widely familiar even amongst the non -scientific public. Heisenberg's uncertainty relations (one cannot 'simultaneously know' both position and momentum of a particle beyond a certain inaccuracy), Schrodinger cat paradox (quantum cats capable of being both dead and alive, simultaneously) are known, at least by name, to many

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March 20, 2011 -- 3,918 views
By Shyama - sundara Dasa

Mayan Calendar and prediction of world destruction... This could defuse all this talk of world destruction :-)

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March 20, 2011 -- 4,566 views
Deena Bandhu dasa: Saturday March 26th marks the 3rd Annual Boat Festival in Yamuna organized by ISKCON Vrindavan! The annual boat festival in the temple courtyard will be on Monday 28th March. Every year thousands of devotees come to Mayapur for the Holy Appearance Day of the Golden Avatar of Krishna Prema Sri Krishna Caitany Mahaprabhu...
March 20, 2011 -- 3,151 views
Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp): This is a project that you or someone you know can assist with. I am presently putting a book together about the many experiences that people have had with Deities. I have much of the traditional information regarding temples across India, but I also that there are many devotees throughout the world who have had, or continue to have, or who know about additional stories of personal experiences of reciprocation with Lord Krishna or any of His many Deity forms...
March 20, 2011 -- 2,931 views
Isvara Dasa: It's with great pleasure that we announce the release of Sri Krishna Vijaya, a unique Vaisnava scripture depicting the pastimes of the Supreme Lord Krishna, as He appeared on earth more than five thousand years ago ...
March 20, 2011 -- 3,194 views
Bhakta Steve: I have read that the mantra Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya is recommended for beginners who may be committing many offenses, such as, not being steady in his or her observance of the regulative principles. The advice being that the Mahamantra accepts offenses while the Vasudevaya mantra ignores offenses and is therefore safer for the neophyte...
March 20, 2011 -- 2,559 views
Madhavendu das: In the Brahma-vaivarta it is stated: “Whoever sees Govinda on His swing (during Jhula-yatra), Whoever sees Madhusudana on the dola platform (during Holi festival), and whoever sees Vämana on His ratha will never take another birth.”...
March 20, 2011 -- 4,996 views
Press Release: A week long spiritual discourse on Teachings of Queen Kunti,composed by His Divine Grace A C BhaktiVedanta Swami Prabhupada was conducted at the bank of Sacred River Yamuna in ISKCON Allahabad, located in Balua ghat, March 11- 17...
March 20, 2011 -- 2,906 views
Bhaktivedanta College - BE: This year the camp will be held three times to allow for more young people to attend and experience the spiritual community of Radhadesh in the Belgian countryside. Activities, workshops, events, and visiting senior devotees will be featured at the camp, promising a fun-filled time with friends in a spiritual atmosphere...
March 20, 2011 -- 1,915 views
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