While serving in Bangladesh for the last twelve years and observing the power and beauty of its still intact Vaisnava culture, we meditated upon and developed this course to empower ISKCON Vaisnavis' entrance into this culture regardless of where they live in world
The Lord of the Universe - Sri Jagannath Dev is also known as Purushottam. Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu used to sing Sri Jagannath-ashtakam in Puri. So, we recite the same Sri Jagannath-ashtakam in Purushottam Maas. And we also recite Sri Choragraganaya-Purushastakam daily in this month and Purusottam youga from Bhagavat Gita
Aug 31 2012 Holy Tirtha Remains Under Threat of Demolition
We cannot just stand by and allow such spiritual treasures, mercifully left by our Gurus for us to worship and that act as channels of their divine mercy, to be violated and trampled to dust in such a violent manner
Aug 30 2012 First Ratha Yatra in Nepal
By the mercy of Sri Sri Jaganatha,Baladeva and Subhadra Maiya this rathayatra was succesfully held in four place in Nepal that are Bhaktapur, Patan, Boudha and Kathmandu
Aug 28 2012 Bhakti-vriksha Convention
For the past 15 years, Bhakti-vriksha has been a great preaching tool for many temples and congregation, bringing thousands of new devotees. On this occasion, leaders from different yatras worked together to plan the future of Bhakti-vriksha
Aug 27 2012 TOVP New Newsletter
We have just come out with the latest updated TOVP Newsletter. For further query: http://www.tovp.org/
Aug 27 2012 Age of Reason
The Vedas contain the contemplation and cognition of God. The intelligent beings study the Vedas and learn about God's being and his mind
Aug 27 2012 Tying the Krishna knot
When we planned our little civil wedding, which was just supposed to be a tiny celebration to declare our relationship to the Vaisnava community and seek their blessings, we never expected what was to come...
This year 2012 marks 45 years since Srila Prabhupada founded ISKCON and literally inaugurated the worldwide sankirtan movement by chanting in Tompkins Square Park. From those humble beginnings the movement spread and somehow or other we are here getting the opportunity to go "Back to Godhead"
This is all possible because of the powerful association of Their Holiness's Radhanatha Swami, Bhakti Charu Swami, Sacinandana Swami, Candramauli Swami and Bhakti Purusottama Swami along with Mother Malati and HG Yadubara Prabhu
Roll up to the challenge to make 450 chapatis per hour and roll away to conserve space. It is run by one devotee. Relatively small. Healthy treat for devotees and guests the same!
The protest song that was sung: Wathint'Abafazi Wathint'imbokodo!(Now you have touched the women, you have struck a rock.). Indeed, profound words!
Lilâ€™ Krishna Kidz is a spiritual enrichment program that offers Krishna Conscious teaching and activities to kids in a fun-filled atmosphere. It was started in the San Franciso Bay Area in May 2011 under the able guidance of Hanumatpreshaka Maharaja and currently enrolls over 30 regular kids
Aug 25 2012 Sharing Festival Magic with the Olympics
Aug 23 2012 Boy Scouts at Sridham Mayapur
Theâ€ťMayapur Explorersâ€ť is a program for devotee boys ages 11 to 18 under the Youth Committee of the Mayapur Community Sevaks (MCS)
Aug 23 2012 The glorious passing away of Nirmala Devi Dasi
Aug 22 2012 Southall Rathayatra
Aug 22 2012 Srila Prabhupada Pada Yatra arrived in Noida
Since I have joined Iskcon, I also heard a lot about the pada yatris. How they are living the austere life and distributing causeless mercy of Lord Gauranaga in every town and villages of India
In the week prior and after the Janmasthami celebrations representatives from ISKCON, Environmental Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and other Hindu organizations worldwide presented letters to Ambassadors at Indian Embassies in several capitals of the world including Washington D.C., London, and Brussels
Aug 22 2012 Flat At Vrindavan For Sale
Aug 22 2012 MSF of All You Need is Love (Krishna)
Aug 22 2012 Looking for Tamil devotee for temple service
Aug 21 2012 Gurukuli humor
Aug 20 2012 The Thamesville Herald - story in paper
Monk makes cross Canada trek. The "Walkng Monk"
London 2012 was revolutionary in many ways, even from a spiritual dimension. One of the unique features of the Olympic site was a multi-faith centre, strategically placed in the heart of the Athletesâ€™ Village, offering easy and ready access to anyone who felt the need to seek spiritual guidance
Aug 20 2012 Janmashtami 2012 photos from Bhaktivedanta Manor
Aug 19 2012 Did Krishna Do It?
The first of many planned apps for Apple's ipad with Krishna conscious reading and learning activities is available. This first app has English and Gujarati
This year's Janmastami in Salem was the biggest ever in every respect. A huge pandal was erected over 3 acres of land
Aug 19 2012 Devotee is available for temple seva
Aug 18 2012 The passing of Vrsabhanu das in Vrndavana
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Aug 17 2012 Olympic Padayatra 2012
If there was a medal to be won for walking, we would have got the gold. We were doing 8 hours of Harinam daily. Millions of people came to London to see the Olympics and the best way to celebrate such an event was to sing and dance
Aug 17 2012 Srimati Radharani: In Supreme Devotion
Mayapur is forever alive with spiritual celebration- come sweltering heat or torrential rains, the devotees always have the opportunity to sing and dance their hearts out. With the grand celebrations of Janmastami, and Srila Prabhupadaâ€™s Vyasapuja currently a fond memory, now we can get excited about the upcoming Radhastami celebrations!
Aug 17 2012 On a mission to save Sanskritâ€™s best
A vast corpus of knowledge lies hidden in Sanskrit, a language many consider dead. Now, the faculty at Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute, a non-profit educational institution, is going to excavate it, and make it available for the institute's member
Aug 17 2012 Monk Passes Oxford on Trek Across Canada
A 59 year old man originally from Chatham, Ontario is walking across the country. Bhaktimarga Swami calls himself the Walking Monk
Aug 17 2012 ISKCON GBC Website
Aug 15 2012 Questions at Palisades Park
The celebrations of Sri Krishna Janmastami and Srila Prabhupadaâ€™s Vyasa-puja in Los Angeles were wonderful, and after two days of festivities, I took a japa walk at Pacific Palisades. There I passed a woman who, observing a small animal, exclaimed, â€śOh, what is that? Is he a squirrel?â€ť
Aug 15 2012 North Gaura-linaâ€™s Moon is Rising
The Monthly Sankirtan Festival continues, and as of today, we have distributed over 800 books, which exceeds last yearsâ€™ total by about 300%. To reach our goal of 5008, Team NC is getting creative to get the books out
Eight months of steady preaching, culminated in the grandest celebrations of Lord Krishnaâ€™s birth in Prachin Janambhumi (prison house of Kamsa), the real birthplace of the Lord in Mathura