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By Radha Mohan Das

The Prime Minister David Cameron MP hosted his third annual Diwali celebration at 10 Downing Street, inviting professionals, organisations and religious representatives from across the Hindu community, including Manor President Srutidharma das

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November 30, 2012 -- 2,669 views
By Bhaktivinode Das

A recent speach of former CEO of Citibank Phillip Wollen regarding the impact of the meat industry

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November 30, 2012 -- 1,312 views
By Praghosa Dasa

During the reign of Lord Ramacandra every citizen could personally consult the King in his palace at a designated time. Inspired by the Lord's example, the UK National Council will again this year offer a similar opportunity to all ISKCON UK devotees by scheduling an Open Door session

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November 30, 2012 -- 2,333 views
Priyavrata das: I am planning to travel for most of 2013 beginning in mid January. I intend to visit many temples and yoga studios to give talks on Food Yoga and run raw food workshops, train and inspire volunteers at our many Food for Life projects, and give seminars on prasadam distribution...
November 28, 2012 -- 1,465 views
Caru Das: A week ago, this sign - "Krishna Temple: Home of the Festival of Colors" - was mounted on an Interstate 15 Bill Board southbound just before the temple exit ...
November 28, 2012 -- 1,044 views
Bhaktine Sylvie: Thinking of the next coming of the Gitajayanti, I remember and meditate on a personal misadventure about the Bhagavad-Gita, some years ago. A well-known rumor, often used to challenge devotees, pretends that one cannot find the words “Krishna says” in the Gita: “Bhagavan uvacca” but not “Krishna says” ...
November 28, 2012 -- 1,935 views
By Sandamini devi

It was another beautiful fall day in Tucson, Arizona. The preparations started days before, to prepare for the biggest single event all year at Govinda’s, the celebrated American holiday – Thanksgiving Day!

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November 28, 2012 -- 1,837 views
By Dr. B.N. Shanta Swami

A humble offering on the 75th Vyasapuja of Srila Sripad Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Goswami Maharaja

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November 28, 2012 -- 2,748 views
By Govinda Dasi

First let me say I am writing my opinions on this issue only because of repeated emails and postings. Frankly, I had hoped to stay out of it, but since some postings have even taken the liberty of expressing my opinions at a time when there were none, I have decided I must say something

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November 28, 2012 -- 7,861 views
Krsna Priya Jani: The Bhakti Writers first annual writing competition deadline has been extended to December 27, 2012...
November 27, 2012 -- 1,563 views
By Indradyumna Swami

Either you follow Buddha philosophy or Sankara philosophy or Vaisnava philosophy, the ultimate goal is Krsna. You have to approach Krsna through these different types of philosophy. They are partial realization

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November 26, 2012 -- 2,402 views
By Nitai Nimai Das

Blantyre, one of the major cities of Malawi in Africa has a population of approximately 800,000 people of which 400 are of Indian origin. Malawi is one of five poorest countries of the world

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November 25, 2012 -- 1,956 views
By Abhaya Mudra Dasi

There has been a discussion in circles of devotees regarding whether a woman can be a guru. Women are not famous for expressing themselves. They usually find it more convenient to reflect the ideas of their counterparts or their environment

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November 25, 2012 -- 3,294 views
Bhushaya dasa: Although he played the ruthless and evil "J.R." on the popular television show, Dallas, Larry Hagman was appreciative of the Hare Krishna movement...
November 25, 2012 -- 1,494 views
By Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of October 2012

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November 25, 2012 -- 1,627 views
Radha Mohan Das: Dear prabhus, Use the link below to view the most recent online version of the Bhaktivedanta Manor Newsletter. (all the news from Sep-Oct 2012)...
November 23, 2012 -- 1,181 views
Aja Nimai Das: You all are kindly requested to attend the "Bhoomi Pujan and Anantshesh Sthapana" by Gopal Krshna Goswami on Sunday, 25 November, 2012...
November 23, 2012 -- 2,308 views
By Kesava Krsna Dasa

Is there a temple near us that is always asking for Laksmi and struggling to pay its bills? Are the residents of that temple so busy collecting Laksmi or are so engaged that they have little quality time for other devotees, let alone themselves? Is this true dependence on Krishna? Or is there another way?

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November 23, 2012 -- 1,970 views
By Ajamila dasa

Recently a small group of devotees have been asserting that ISKCON was not meant to have any female diksha gurus. In essence their rationalization in one particular article consists of a string of varnashrama dharma quotes and supporting explanations

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November 23, 2012 -- 3,963 views
By Bhakti-lata Dasi

As year 2012 is coming to a close, I am reflecting on all the service rendered to Lord Krsna by the prison ministry, and I feel very grateful to all who have been involved in pleasing the Lord in this way

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November 23, 2012 -- 1,511 views
By Mayapur Sasi dasa

North American book distribution results offering to Srila Prabhupada

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November 22, 2012 -- 1,477 views
Deepak Chandani: "The most dear servant of Krishna" and "The Voice of ISV" His Grace Rasika-sekhara Prabhu (formerly known as Dr Raxit Jariwalla Prabhu) left his body on Monday, 19 Nov while fully immersed in performing numerous devotional services for the Lordships he use to perform...
November 22, 2012 -- 2,280 views
Ramattee Charan: Looking for sincere, loyal, forward-thinking devotees of Srila Prabhupada to help us use our 200 acres of prime farmland for spreading the Hare Krishna movement in Guyana...
November 21, 2012 -- 1,640 views
Kesava Krsna Dasa: We are taught that photographs of the Lord’s deity forms and the spiritual masters are non-different from them. Devotees are very fond wearing similar spiritual images on T-shirts and bead bags...
November 21, 2012 -- 2,492 views
By Mahatma Das

It is said that people don’t change when they see the light; they change when they feel the heat

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November 21, 2012 -- 2,291 views
By Radha Mohan das

On Sunday last, November 18, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [DCLG] the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP visited Bhaktivedanta Manor for the Diwali festival

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November 21, 2012 -- 1,878 views
By Sri Radharamana dasa

Over a centum of London’s wealthy gathered for an exclusive Executive Event at the ornate Grand Room in St James’s, London. Organised to mark the forthcoming festival of Diwali, over 120 High Net Worth individuals congregated to hear discourses on ‘the culture of wealth’ and explore financial lessons from the festival epic

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November 21, 2012 -- 3,598 views
By Abhaya Mudra Dasi

Where does the border lie between impersonalism and personalism? Who is the guardian of that border and who permits crossing the border from the impersonal to the personal understanding of the Supreme Abssolute Truth?

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November 20, 2012 -- 2,571 views
By Giriraj Swami

Anyone familiar with Indian politics knows Bal Thackeray and his Shiv Sena. But very few people know how he intervened when Sri Sri Radha-Rasabihari’s temple in Juhu was being violently attacked

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November 20, 2012 -- 4,397 views
By Prahladananda Swami

I am writing to invite senior devotees such as sannyasis, initiating gurus and Srila Prabhupada's direct disciples, to participate in ISKCON's "Spiritual Leadership: Being a Guru in ISKCON" this upcoming February 17-20, 2013 in Mayapura. Others who would like to participate can do so if they send a letter of recommendation from a senior devotee

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November 19, 2012 -- 1,857 views
Avataari Team: We are currently developing an iPhone game called : Avatari - Divine v/s Demons. These are games based on Srila Prabhupada's Srimad Bhagavatam. We will implement various stories on the iOS platform in the future...
November 19, 2012 -- 2,564 views
By Lakshman das

In the land of Madhupuri, Mathura the Vraja Mandala Parikrama (VMP) pandal was already teeming with devotees as the Mangala Arotik conch was blown over the PA system. The reverbating sound of the conch sent chills of joy in the consciousness of the devotees signaling the beginning of the day's spiritual festivities

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November 18, 2012 -- 2,101 views
By Indradyumna Swami

You told me personally: "Preach boldly and have faith in the holy names." That one instruction gave birth to all the good fortune in my life and will continue to maintain me until my final breath.

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November 18, 2012 -- 1,999 views
Samapriya dasi: During a lecture in Atlanta in1975 Srila Prabhupada said of his spiritual master “One should not think that he is dead and gone. There are two things, vapo and vani. Vapo changes but vani is eternal.”...
November 17, 2012 -- 1,156 views
Bhakta Kaplish: Goverdhan puja & Annkutt was celebrated in temple with great devotions and dedications. A replica of Goverdhan Hill was created and was circumambulated by the devotees thus remembering the Goverdhan pastime of Lord Krishna...
November 17, 2012 -- 1,591 views
Ekanatha Dasa: On this auspicious day of 'Lord Krishna Lifting Govardhan Hill', we are delighted to announce that the construction contract of Srila Prabhupada's legacy vault has been signed and sealed and a down payment check for $25,000.- has been dispatched today...
November 15, 2012 -- 1,427 views
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