RESOLVED: (a) that ISKCON Law 18.104.22.168.6 be amended to include the following three questions in the test that all harinama initiation candidates must take before initiation: 14. Have you read the GBC Statement on the Position of Srila Prabhupada? 15. Have you read the paper â€śHarmonizing ISKCONâ€™s Lines of Authorityâ€ť? 16. What have you understood as the most important points of the â€śHarmonizing ISKCONâ€™s Lines of Authorityâ€ť paper? And (b), that the Guru Services Committee shall update the Initiation Exam accordingly for all GBCs and gurus to distribute.
Jun 30 2013 The Astrological Newsletter Marriage Edition
Jun 29 2013 “Once” star becomes a Hare Krishna
â€śWhat I like about Hare Krishnas is that you eat, you dance, and you sing your way to God,â€ť he explained
Jun 28 2013 The marriage of James and Olivia
Jun 28 2013 What You See Is What You Get
Iâ€™d like you to take a minute and envision the kind of devotee you would like to be if anything were possible. What qualities would you like to possess? How would you like to act? What kind of mentality and attitude would you like to have?
Jun 27 2013 False complaints against devotees
Jun 27 2013 The Secret of Levitation
By experiencing the higher joy of Krsna consciousness in kirtan and having one's consciousness pacified, one easily gives up attachment to lower material pleasures. But what is even more important: One solicits the most powerful of the Lord's energies: His krpa sakti or mercy potency
Jun 27 2013 Coming to Vrndavana?
Jun 27 2013 Sanskrit - The Language of the gods
Partha Pratim Das, a scholarly devotee from Vrindavan, India, is currently visiting in South Africa and is staying at the Sri Sri Radhanath Temple of Understanding in Chatsworth Durban. He holds a Masters in Sanskrit from the Bangiya Sanskrit Parishad in Vrindavan, India as well as a masters degree in Mathematics from Tripura University
Jun 27 2013 Stonehenge Summer Solstice 2013
Jun 23 2013 Female Diksa Guru Research Paper
RESOLVED: A GBC committee consisting of Bir Krishna Das Goswami (convenor), Bhanu Swami, Badrinarayan Das and Praghosa Das shall research and write a paper on the subject of female diksa gurus based on Srila Prabhupadaâ€™s teachings, sastra, and historical precedents. The committee may enlist the service of other devotees including current members of the Sastric Advisory Council
As an annual festival done by devotees in Bali, the wonderful â€ścida-dadhi-mahotsava,â€ť the chipped rice festival as described in the Sri Caitanya Caritamrita again observed in June 16 2013 in Matahari Terbit Beach, Sanur, Bali
May your good wishes and blessings be upon Krishna Rupa Prabhu, that when he leaves this mortal frame he returns to the eternal service of Lord Krishna
Jun 23 2013 Seeking Vaisnava Nanny
Jun 23 2013 Pujaris for New Mayapur, France
Jun 23 2013 WSN May 2013 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of May 2013
Jun 23 2013 Feedback online tool
Do you want to have honest and sincere feedback about your self, your temple, your programs, your projects etc.? There is this free online service that after a simple registration provides you with a webpage where people can write anonymously what they really think about you.
Jun 21 2013 Unique Seva Opportunity in West Palm Beach, Fl
Recently the Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI) passed an order rejecting the report of its own disciplinary committee and thus dismissed the complaint filed by ISKCON registered in Mumbai.
Jun 20 2013 Padayatra India visits nepal
22 Padayatris including a few visiting guests walked across Nepalâ€™s open border onthe 6th of June, 2013 from Barganiya (Bihar), a small town touching Nepalâ€™s border
Mick Jagger must have thought he was having a â€™60s flashback out on the balcony of the fab Four Seasons yesterday...
Jun 19 2013 Singer Nina DĂaz’ Spiritual Makeover
Her spiritual name is Neela Megha Shyama; in Sanskrit it means â€śbig blue body resembling a black cloud.â€ť When initiated, devotees take up Krishna names followed by â€śDasaâ€ť for men and â€śDasiâ€ť for women, meaning â€śservant,â€ť as in â€śservant of God.â€ť
Jun 19 2013 Hare Krishna Food For All at G8 Summit
It's summer 2013 and high time for another G8 meeting. Just inside the main gate of this exclusive 300 acre golf course in Hertfordshire a small corner of the estate has been set aside as a press office for the media, courtesy of the highly secretive Bilderberg Group
Jun 18 2013 Prasad Distribution Manchester June 15 2013
Jun 18 2013 What is a Farthing?
Jun 18 2013 “Sabbatical” at the Manor
â€śI feel very honoured today, to meet, His Holiness Bhakti Vasudeva Swami from the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and receive a set of the most precious Books of Knowledgeâ€ť, said Top Government Official, Mum Beatrice Ngcobo, Member of National Parliament the highest Legislative Body in the country.
Jun 18 2013 Spanish Hinduism has its first national meeting
Our festival was blessed and enlivened by senior Vaisnavas such as Sri Bhakti Vikasa Swami Maharaja, Sri Prabodananda Swami Maharaja, Sri Mahaman Prabhuji etc.
If Prabhupada smiled at you directly and connected for even a second, it became an indelible samskara that would stay with you for life. Everyone hankered for those gems and collected them as precious gifts. Prabhupada continued to look from side to side to acknowledge everyone, and then when he was about 15 feet from me, he bestowed one of those jewels on me. I smiled gratefully and fixed my gaze on him
On June 11, 2013, the Alachua County commissioners unanimously approved ISKCON of Alachua's petition for a Planned Development zoning on 86 acres of our property. They also approved the Master Plan which was submitted with the petition
Jun 17 2013 His Grace Ananta-santi Prabhu
A few days ago, we were shocked and saddened to hear of the departure of our dear godbrother, Ananta-santi Prabhu, a legend in the history of the Krsna consciousness movement
Today, on Sunday, June 16, 2013, Jyesth Shukla saptami on the vedic calendar, Deities of Sri Sri Gaur Nitai were installed in a temporary, but well designed and stylish temple in one of New Delhi's largest and 'up and coming' locale's, Dwaraka Colony
Jun 17 2013 Everyone Should Get At Least One Seed-Chance
Friday14th of June 2013, early in the morning, I visited two quite small towns, where in the past, I had distributed books well...
Those who accept the service of diksha or siksha guru within ISKCON are mandated to be strict followers of the instructions of Srila Prabhupada, and, as long as they follow, they are acting on the liberated platform. Thus they may serve, as Srila Prabhupada ordered, as bonafide representatives of the Lord and the Guru Parampara and be a via medium of Their mercy
Jun 17 2013 Does God Exist
Although Scientists donâ€™t believe in god but this article scientifically proves that God do exist and he is the creator, maintainer and destroyer of entire universe. I hope after reading this article all atheists will convert into theist
Jun 16 2013 Bhaktivedanta Institute
RESOLVED: The GBC Body hereby commends the important and time-critical nature of the work of Rasaraja Das and Bhaktivedanta Institute Berkeley/Mumbai. The GBC members offer their heartfelt blessings to them for their continued excellence in devotional service.
Jun 15 2013 Make Vrindavan Villages Film
The new film - Make Vrindavan Villages, takes the audience through a wonderful track of contrast between congested city living and simple lifestyle
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following North American results for the month of May
Jun 15 2013 London Rathayatra June 9th 2013
Jun 15 2013 Devotees connect at European New Age festival
Eigentijds Festival is the largest New Age spiritual festival in Europe. This year, from june 6th to 9th, about 2000 participants converged on the village of Vierhouten in The Netherlands for a full program of workshops, yoga and meditation sessions, concerts ranging from mantra singing to didgeridoo playing and encounters with like-minded souls
Jun 13 2013 A Malinadu Gidda Experience
We have a golden hill. Not everyone has a golden hill, but we have. One day, Krishna willing, we will become famous as the HARE KRISHNA GOLDEN HILL. At present we are known as Sahyadri Sri Krishna Balarama Ksetra or SSKBK