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By Vaishnavanghri Sevaka Das

Recently on the occasion of release function for Telugu (South Indian language) version of Srimad Bhagavatam, I wrote a special article in Bhagavad Darshan (Telugu BTG) describing the events leading to the completion of Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavatam

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October 18, 2011 -- 3,429 views
By Rasika Murari dasa

Recently, the Congregation Development Ministry (CDMC) of ISKCON Malaysia organized a Leaders' Convention which was held from September 30th through October 2nd at Port Dickson, Malaysia. We were fortunate that the occasion was graced by HH Bhakti Vinoda Swami, who is a Zonal Secretary of Kerala and western Tamilnadu and Deputy GBC of the ISKCON s world body

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October 18, 2011 -- 3,162 views
By Pusta Krishna das

Srila Prabhupad's miracle is that he presented Krishna consciousness 'as it is', and so many took it to heart. He nursed us to spiritual health. He never cheated us. He was the living example of the type of person Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was promoting: without desire for wealth, following, mundane sensuality, or even fame as an author of poetic words

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October 18, 2011 -- 2,279 views
Seva Priya dd: I am a textile artist working with the medium of wool by needle felting and wet felting and producing Krsna conscious artwork. I have a shop on Etsy, here is the link to MyWoollyPalette http://www.etsy.com/listing/83555943/needle-felted-wall-hanging-tapestry-of...
October 18, 2011 -- 1,631 views
Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp): This book helps reveal how the Deities of Krishna in the temple are but another channel through which the Divine can be better understood and perceived. In fact, the Deities Themselves can exhibit what some would call miracles in the way They reveal how the Divine accepts the Deity form...
October 18, 2011 -- 3,024 views
Dr. Demian Martins: The Vidyabhusana Project has been launched to collect, preserve and translate the works of Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana, to whom Srila Prabhupada dedicated his Bhagavad-gita As It Is...
October 18, 2011 -- 1,812 views
Kancana-valli dasi and Madhavendra Puri dasa: Recently, a milestone was passed by Bhaktivedanta College, which held its tenth annual inauguration ceremony in September. Members of the Radhadesh community joined the students and staff at the ceremony to meet the incoming students...
October 18, 2011 -- 770 views
Urmila devi dasi: If you've ever wanted to do something about trash at Rādhā-kuṇḍa, if you've ever wanted to have beautiful gardens at Rādhā-kuṇḍa, if you've ever wanted to serve Rādhā-kuṇḍa on a regular basis, if you've ever wanted to help Rādhā-kuṇḍa residents have a dignified way to maintain themselves in devotion without begging, please join us in this project...
October 18, 2011 -- 1,799 views
Raquel Ellsworth: Enjoy a vrndavana-like atmosphere within a mile of New Raman Reti Dhama. Established palms, fruit trees and exotic shrubs, including ardenias, night blooming jasmine and pineapple guava. This is a site built home designed by devotees and includes a marble alter area and two double sinks in the kitchen...
October 18, 2011 -- 1,437 views
Mani deep: Nestled in the midst of the Abhay Nagar devotee housing estate, Antardwip Residency is a spiritual haven within easy walking distance from the magnificent Chaitanya Chandrodaya Temple of Vedic Planetarium. Antardwip Residency offers a variety of apartments suited to your needs - studio, one bedroom, two bedroom and three bedroom apartments...
October 18, 2011 -- 1,748 views
Abhaya Mudra Dasi: Homosexuality has become so prominent in the second half of the 20th century that is has been propagated as a lifestyle of choice. But it wasn’t always like this. Before the technological revolution, homosexuality was referred to in the most derogatory of terms...
October 18, 2011 -- 3,527 views
By Jahnava devi dasi

"The most enlivening feature of Ratha Yatra for me is the energetic, creative, and responsible participation of so many of our congregation members who fantastically organized everything from the fleet of children's Ratha Yatra carts in the parade to the various workshops on yoga, meditation, and kirtan at the festival sites." --Ravindra Svarupa prabhu

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October 16, 2011 -- 2,515 views
New Vrindaban Communications: On September 28, New Vrindaban held a retirement party for Betty Hickey who, since 1985, has cultivated the Palace Rose Garden. The garden has over one hundred varieties of roses and over 850 rose plants, and attracts thousands of pilgrims and visitors every year...
October 14, 2011 -- 1,617 views
Bhumipati das (ACBSP): It is very sad and socking that HG Purnacandra Prabhu is no more with us. One by one our god brothers are leaving this world for good...
October 14, 2011 -- 1,580 views
By Bhakta David

Please find below photos from Bhaktivedanta Manor celebrating the pastime of Lord Damodara during the month of Kartik 2011

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October 13, 2011 -- 2,387 views
Ganga IDS: From November 2 to November 7, 2011, in Vrindavan, a Teacher Training Course 1 will be taught in VIHE by Her Grace Laxmimoni Dasi. The skills you will learn in this course can be applied in many situations, not just in a formal classroom. You will find that besides the teaching application, there are unlimited possibilities in using the information in preaching work...
October 13, 2011 -- 1,386 views
Damodara Vamsidhari Das: Last Friday happens to be Steve's memorial at Apple store at University Ave, Palo Alto where almost 125 devotees from ISV under leadership of His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu spontaneously paid their respect and homage for his contributions and glorified his spiritual connections with them by loudly chanting Maha Mantra on streets of Palo Alto...
October 13, 2011 -- 2,583 views
Parasuram das: On the 12th of October the Padayatra cart will travel out form Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir on itÕs 25th silver jubilee journey the plan is to distribute 50 000 small books over the month of Kartik and tonnes and tonnes of Prasad to the Vraja basis. The books have already arrived in Vrindavan from Bombay...
October 12, 2011 -- 1,644 views
By Balaram krishna das

ISKCON Vidyadan - Kerala tried out on a sample basis, a one-hour class, 'Power of Habit - How to overcome Bad Habits' on a secular school-student mass containing Hindu, Christian and Muslim boys and girls on the 8th October 2011, in Irinjalakuda (IRJ) of central Kerala, South India

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October 12, 2011 -- 2,641 views
By Deena Bandhu dasa

With great sadness in our hearts we inform the Vaisnavas that our Bengali Godbrother Purnachandra left this world in Vrindavan on the Ekadasi night, Oct 7th. His cremation was done at the Yamuna on the very auspicious Paksavardhini Mahadvadasi day. When I was Temple President of Krishna Balarama Mandir, he was the Vice President and Head Pujari.

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October 12, 2011 -- 3,310 views
By Shyam Ghat Das

“Devotee Care, South Africa” opened its new Bhaktivedanta Care Centre, a Hospice-styled Care facility for the ISKCON community. This valuable service, inspired by and based on the model of the Vrindavan Hospice, is a multi-level building designed for assisting devotees in their final days, preparing them for their journey back home, back to Godhead

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October 12, 2011 -- 2,130 views
By Lakshman das

Back in the humble beginnings of 1973, there were barely 100 people to celebrate Janmashtami at the Manor, with Srila Prabhupada offering the first beautiful arati to Radha-Gokulananda and leading the devotees in encircling the Deities, dancing and leaping in kirtan

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October 12, 2011 -- 2,924 views
By Priyavrata das

“The Krishna consciousness movement is based on this principle: Chant the Hare Krishna maha mantra at every moment, as much as possible, both inside and outside of the temples, and, as far as possible, distribute prasada. This process can be accelerated with the cooperation of state administrators and those who are producing the country’s wealth. Simply by liberal distribution of prasada and sankirtana, the whole world can become peaceful and prosperous.” (SB 4.12.10)

October 12, 2011 -- 14,640 views
Praghosa dasa (ACBSP): I inform you that if you want to relish the pastimes of the Lord freely, you can listen to them on the prabhupadavani.org website. The following stories are made available by Amal Bhakta prabhu: Caitanya-Caritamrta, Lord Caitanya conquers the Kazi, Lord Caitanya appears as Lord Krsna, The appearance of Lord Krsna, Appearance of Lord Jagannatha, Trials and Triumphs of Haridas Thakhura, Jagai and Madhai redeemed, Let there be a temple (Prabhupada Lilamrta), A Second Chance (the story of Ajamila). Do not miss this opportunity...
October 12, 2011 -- 1,997 views
Abhinanda das: The representative of the GBC in the region approved a project of the future ashram, which was done by his disciple from Novosibirsk Achintya-priya Prabhu. Wishing success to the construction site, Gopal Krishna Goswami went to his disciples in Ivanovo...
October 12, 2011 -- 1,522 views
Anasuya Devi Dasi: Spread the word! We offer a wonderful opportunity to serve in the Radhadesh Publication Service as a translator, editor and/or graphic designer. The beauty of this service is that you do not have to physically live in Radhadesh in order to be part of this vibrant community. We provide accommodation in Radhadesh for your spiritual breaks in accordance with the level of your commitment and availability of the Guesthouse and dormitories...
October 12, 2011 -- 1,834 views
Madhavi Kirti devi dasi: The aim of the Congregational Development Ministry is to assist all kinds of community groups within ISKCON—Nama-hatta, Bhakti-vriksha, Counselor groups, Sunday Schools, Prison Preaching, Youth Preaching, and any other group or gathering broadcasting Srila Prabhupada’s message—for the purpose of expanding this movement and training the members of ISKCON...
October 12, 2011 -- 1,772 views
By Premanjana Dasa

This story has been written by Premanjana Dasa (Pranjal Joshi) on the basis of a conversation that took place between him and His Grace Hari Das Prabhu at the 'Hare Krishna Land' (ISKCON Temple) at Juhu, Mumbai in the months of August and September 2011 in the room of Haridas Prabhu

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October 10, 2011 -- 4,036 views
By Gandharvika Radha Devi Dasi

Announcing Chapter A Day (CHAD) for Kartik 2011! A global initiative!

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October 10, 2011 -- 2,351 views
By Rajesh Hirani

Video from the recent visit of Radhanath Swami @ HSBC

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October 10, 2011 -- 3,824 views
By Nandini Radha devi dasi

On October 1, Saturday, residents of Victorville, CA got to witness the first ever Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath in their little town. Victorville, located in the Inland Empire desert region of California and having a population of 95,000 welcomed Lord Jagannath to their 10th Annual Spice of Life Multicultural Festival

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October 10, 2011 -- 1,999 views
Lakshman (das) Vrindavan (IN): ISKCON's 25th Vraja Mandala Parikrama will be held this year from Oct12 till Nov 10. The Parikrama will start on Saturday 12th October after mangal- arati at 5:00 am. The participants are requested to reach Vrindavan latest by the evening of Oct 11...
October 10, 2011 -- 2,466 views
Prithusrava & Danakeli: They say that the way to a person's heart is through his/her stomach. Here at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, students have been happily feasting on Krishna prasadam since 1985...
October 10, 2011 -- 1,528 views
Caitanya candrodaya dasa: There is presently an urgent need at ISKCON Radha Madhava Mandir - Belfast - N. Ireland for a brahmana initiated pujari to take up the position of Head Pujari, due to the health situation of the present Head Pujari...
October 8, 2011 -- 2,360 views
By Banabhatta das

Lord Jagannatha was seated along with His brother Balarama and sister Subhadra on His gorgeously decorated cart, which was painstakingly transported from Los Angeles once again in record time by His Grace Ratnabhusana, who has been single-handedly designing, building, disassembling, transporting, re-assembling and decorating Lord Jagannatha’s carts for various Rathayatra festivals since the 1980’s

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October 7, 2011 -- 2,343 views
Hema Malini dd: I’m writing because I want to post to see if there was any kind prasadam distribution being done in New York or the other cities where occupations are being performed. I am coordinating something for the protests in Houston, and wanted to see if anyone else was...
October 7, 2011 -- 2,468 views
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