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By Srutakirti das

I just received the most disturbing news that our Godbrother, Gopiparanadhana prabhu left his body a few hours ago here in Govardhan. I've just returned from his house, which is next door to Iskcon Govardhan Mandir. I will give a short report here as told by his wife

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September 15, 2011 -- 9,460 views
By Kesava Krsna Dasa

As a world body, how do the members of Iskcon – the devotees – deal with truth telling or the revelation of sensitive information in a vaisnava way, among themselves? Some believe there should be no restrictions while others urge caution due to aparadha. Is there a balanced way?

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September 14, 2011 -- 2,510 views
By Sri Nandanandana dasa

For those of us who have traveled the length and breadth of India, there are many temples that have allowed us in and left indelible and inspiring memories for our spiritual progress. There have also been some temples who have kept us, as Westerners, out, or even kicked us out after we have already entered, as if they do not want to share their culture with us, or anyone they feel does not meet their requirements

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September 14, 2011 -- 2,050 views
By Gopijana vallabha das

With great pleasure, ISKCON Mayapur invites devotees worldwide to celebrate the Gaura Purnima festival 2012 at Sri Dham Mayapur. On 23th of February 2012, the festival inauguration will take place, followed by various festivities, Navadwipa Mandala Parikrama and the grand celebration of Gaura Purnima on 8th March

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September 14, 2011 -- 3,276 views
By Sriram Gopal das

After the blissful celebration of Sri Krsna Janmashtami, comes the appearance of Srimati Radhika, who expressed the highest and topmost form of transcendental loving service to the Lord. Radhashtami is celebrated as the appearance day of Srimati Radharani, who appeared in Rawal (near Barasana, India) as the daughter of Sri Vrishabhanu and Mother Kirtida

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September 14, 2011 -- 2,684 views
Rati Gopika dd: JSSS KL organized a Harinama instead of its usual monthly gathering at Sri Jagannatha Mandir Kuala Lumpur. This was done in conjunction with the World Holy Name's Week...
September 14, 2011 -- 2,090 views
Tattva Vichar: Published by Tattva-vicara Publications. Vedic Dharma & Grihasta Ashram Part one of a five part series. Please view at: www.tvpbooks.com COMING SOON From TVP BOOKS!...
September 14, 2011 -- 2,315 views
Braja Sevaki: Light reading for yogis, bhaktas, babajis, and wanna-be’s while traveling to India—and beyond. From the beginnings of my own personal spiritual path in a dusty outback town in Australia, “India & Beyond” starts at childhood and goes from cow protection to Jesus in Denmark, through to ganja smoking holy men, cult religion, spiritual equality, and old age, each chapter an often comic journey through the challenge that is India...
September 14, 2011 -- 1,909 views
Parvati devi dasi: This is to formally invite you all to the unveiling of the fabulous metal panels collage of Prabhupada's Mission, life, and works created with much labor of love by Bhaktisiddanta das for the pleasure and honor of His Divine Grace...
September 14, 2011 -- 1,405 views
Su-gita Vani (dd) JPS (Mayapur - IN): Women's Introductory Sastric Courses. Spearheading the Mayapur Institute Curriculum Development Team's revolutionary approach to our women'sintroductory sastric training, Su-gita Vani Devi Dasi and Shyamala Sakhi Devi Dasi have expertly entered into an in-depth understanding of the educational needs of ISKCON Vaisnavis by teaching and taking feedback from our students and teachers over the last six years...
September 14, 2011 -- 1,548 views
By Giriraj Swami

An account by Varsabhanavi dasi on October 28, 2001, in Visalia, California. Varsabhanavi dasi works for Merrill Lynch in Johannesburg, and her company offered her a course in New York City to help her develop her skills as a financial analyst. The Merrill Lynch building is just across the street from the World Trade Center, and she was there when the attack on 9/11 took place

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September 13, 2011 -- 2,524 views
Gupta Vrindavana Nivas: Gupta Vrindavan Nivas is the first of several Developments planned by the Mayapur Core Planning Team with a view to providing quality, affordable, pleasant, andsecure housing in Mayapur...
September 11, 2011 -- 2,704 views
By Megan Adams

Good beats evil. From children’s movies to great works of literature, the motif is everywhere. The Ramayana, an Indian epic poem of the Hindu faith, is no exception

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September 11, 2011 -- 2,103 views
Premvilas Das: Recently myself and chandrashekhar pr visited the ISKCON murari sevak farm in Mulberry, Tennessee its a 263 acre farm nestled in the valleys of rural tennessee about 2 hours away from Nashville a few stories from our visit...
September 11, 2011 -- 2,490 views
Tattva Vichar: Dear Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All Glories to Srila Prabhupada. We have just finished a new website for Srila Gour Govinda Swami and also enclosed a little background information on Tattva-vicara Publications...
September 11, 2011 -- 2,140 views
GitaGovinda Das: A second event was held this year, on the evening of September 7, 2011, as a part of a local outreach activity of the North Atlanta preaching team, this time at the Oglethorpe University campus. The first one had been arranged recently on the subject of Perfection of Yoga, at the Emory University campus...
September 11, 2011 -- 1,775 views
Malati devi: The Vaishnavi Retreat is just around the corner, only a couple of weeks away! We have exciting, innovative presenters this year so we look forward to all of you, far and near, joining together for our annual get together in New Vrindaban where we meet old friends and make new ones as we explore the sacred path back to Godhead from many angles of vision and experience...
September 11, 2011 -- 2,345 views
By Sankirtan Ananda Gaura Das

The festival started on Saturday 20th of August with the normal morning temple program followed by Bhajans by devotees. In the evening Vaishnava Kirtan by a renowned artist was followed by a Krishna Leela ballet presented by children which was very much appreciated by the guests and devotees alike

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September 8, 2011 -- 2,996 views
Daru Krsna dasa: We invite you to come celebrate the 46th anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the West, Sept 17th 2011. The festival highlight is a yacht cruise of Boston Harbor with Srila Prabhupada, hundreds of devotees and a visit to Commonwealth Pier...
September 8, 2011 -- 1,848 views
Maha Visnu Das: Fulltime Devotees Needed Leading up the 50 anniversary of ISKCON (2016) The Boston temple will be expanding significantly in the coming years as we develop and implement initiatives and programs and work toward and achieving our 5 year goals and objectives...
September 8, 2011 -- 2,396 views
Ratnavali Dasi: WORLD HOLY NAME FESTIVAL - SPECIAL EVENTS SAT 10TH SEPT BRIGHTON RATHAYATRA Starts 12pm till 5pm, Meetin point: Hove sea BN3 2LS...
September 8, 2011 -- 1,686 views
Utah Krishnas and Innersensemedia: Laugh your way to enlightenment with this classic story of the lost spirit soul. Austin powers, mixed with Jim Carey, Truman show, and of course the Beatles and Yellow Submarine...
September 7, 2011 -- 3,533 views
Rob Edwards: The Hare Krishna Food For All distribution van was recently featured on network television in London, as part of a report about London borough councils' collective efforts to prevent the feeding of homeless people on the streets...
September 7, 2011 -- 1,559 views
Ramacharan Dasa: The Parade of Chariots will begin at 12 noon near Love Park in Center City Philadelphia at 16th and Ben Franklin Parkway. It will proceed from there down the Ben Franklin Parkway to Eakin's Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Arts where the Festival of India will be held. Included in the parade will be a Large Garbha dance Ensemble, lila characters in costume, kirtan chanters and dancers, loving devotees pulling the huge chariot of Lord Jagannatha, Baladeva, Lady Subhadra and Srila Prabhupada...
September 7, 2011 -- 2,562 views
Bhakti Purusottama Swami: We are happy to invite devotees from around the world to perform the most auspicious Sri KshetraParikrama. This year the parikrama day falls on 15th November. On this day, devotees will circumambulate the entire Sri Kshetradhama, a distance of around 19 Km...
September 7, 2011 -- 1,888 views
Devotees from Boston ISKCON: Tejyas Prabhu is in the Cambridge MA Hospital, in stable condition. He was having trouble breathing for some time and attributed it to his allergy of cats. Come to find out he has a blood clot in his lungs. If he had waited longer before going to the Hospital he may have left his body; so he considers himself saved by Lord Krishna...
September 7, 2011 -- 1,573 views
Raxit: Please find below a summary of the final results from the Janmastami-Vyasa Puja Monthly Sankirtana Festival (MSF) of ‘Taking Shelter of the Holy Names’ that were offered on Monday (August 22) at the occasion celebrating Srila Prabhupada’s divine appearance day at the ISV temple in San Jose...
September 7, 2011 -- 1,302 views
Jaya Krsna Das: The goal of the retreat is to bring the participants to a level where they can experience themselves as eternal spiritual souls, and thus lose all fears and anxieties of ordinary life. We will learn many new perspectives and practical skills. When we leave the retreat, we hope to take with us these experiences and skills which will ensure that we can maintain the level we have attained...
September 7, 2011 -- 1,967 views
By Nimai Hawkins

It was in a moment of deep concentration on the Holy Name that I had an epiphany of HG Aindra Prabhu's legacy. I had heard all the Vrindavan Mellows CDs many times, some of the other random live kirtans as well as bits and pieces from other albums such as Cintamini Nam, but in one stunning realization I felt the impact of his kirtan as powerfully as any poem I'd ever read

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September 5, 2011 -- 2,515 views
By BLR Correspondent

The Hon’ble Supreme court dismissed SLP NO 12929/2011 filed by Madhu Pandit Dasa challenging the Order dated 23rd May, 2011 passed by the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka

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September 5, 2011 -- 3,780 views
By Sita Rama das

According to the Vedic conception of family life, the husband gives half his body to his wife, and the wife gives half of her body to her husband. In other words, a husband without a wife or a wife without a husband is incomplete

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September 5, 2011 -- 3,517 views
Atmanivedana das: A fallacy, which for a few devotees, seems in vogue is that our ISKCON Founder-Acarya, Srila Prabhupada, who is the ultimate savior of humanity in Kali-Yuga, makes false statements about things of this world...
September 5, 2011 -- 2,311 views
BLR Correspondent: It takes a thief to catch a thief and that is just what Balaji Subhash (thief 1) has done in exposing Madhu Pandit’s (thief 2) corrupt operations at Akshaya Patra...
September 5, 2011 -- 3,541 views
Bhakta David: Please find below a selection of photos from Bhaktivedanta Manor from our Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2011 festival: http://davidc.zenfolio.com/janmashtami2011...
September 5, 2011 -- 2,056 views
By Patita Pavana das

I define a good day as one when I have had the pleasure of reading a good book. And by that definition, today was a very good day because I was curled up with Jayadeva das’ The Beat of Different Drums

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September 4, 2011 -- 4,252 views
By Parijata Devi Dasi

Don't miss reading this special issue which includes pictures and details of various festival celebrated at ISKCON Juhu, Srila Prabhupada's Office

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September 3, 2011 -- 2,135 views
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