• Devotee Fashion Designer Featured in British Vogue
  • Book Distribution Makes Another Dramatic Increase
  • Hare Krishna "Burrito Kirtan" Takes Over Seattle
  • Chilean Kirtan Band Introduces Inmates to Krishna
  • Good Old Days
  • Law of Gravity Discovered 1200 Years before Newton
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  • Hare Krishna Society Shocked by Treatment of Children in “The Wolfpack”
  • ISKCON Communications Ministry has issued a media release about the film "Wolfpack" that was screened at Sundance Film Festival in the USA on Sunday. The film has received a significant amount of media attention. Wolfpack portrays a true story of a family in New York City where the father locked his children inside their four-bedroom apartment for years--except for occasional supervised visits outside. 

  • Could North American Book Distribution Income Reach $2 Million by 2016?
  • Distribution of ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada’s books in North America has made another dramatic increase for the third year in a row. At this point, says Sankirtan Strageist Vaisesika Das, “It’s no fluke.” According to Vaisesika, the increase in book distribution has resulted not only in new people becoming devotees, but also in a renaissance of programs to care for these new devotees.

  • Hare Krishna Burrito Nagara Sankirtan Takes Over Seattle
  • “Burritos are perhaps the most 'addictive' thing that we are distributing. People become ecstatic, overwhelmed and attracted to Krishna. They are made so well that it is hard to give them out because our devotees might eat them even before we distribute them. So we need to lock our burrito box until we get to the site,” Hari Vilas Das said.

  • Introductory Course for Women at Bhaktivedanta Manor
  • Students will be awarded with a certificate by successfully completing the course. Attendees can experience devotional lifestyle at Bhaktivedanta Manor amongst devotees and likeminded students. They learn to build up a regular sadhana (devotional practice), attending daily morning and evening program at the temple.

  • Chilean Kirtan Band Introduces 100 Inmates to Krishna
  • Kirtan band Krishna Sambandha were invited to hold a Krishna conscious outreach program for inmates at the San Miguel women’s prison in Santiago, Chile on January 19th. The band plays concerts regularly all over Chile at prestigious theaters, cultural events and massive yoga retreats with audiences of 5,000 to 7,000 people. They also hold programs in hospitals, nursing homes, children’s homes, and of course prisons.

  • Another New Audio Book from the North European BBT
  • The North European BBT is happy to announce that "Prabhupada: Your Ever Well-Wisher" by Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami is now available at bbtmedia.com. The narrator is Michael Scherer.

  • Devotee Fashion Designer’s “Radha Pada” Collection Featured in British Vogue
  • The latest collections by award-winning fashion designer and Krishna devotee Mandali Mendrilla, inspired by her path of devotion, have been featured in the February issue of British Vogue magazine. The magazine’s staff told Mandali that they felt her beautiful contemporary designs would be a perfect fit for their customers.

    50th Anniversary News
  • A Swami’s Dream Comes to Life: Prabhupada’s First Visit to New Vrindaban
  • May 20th, 1969 – A small cluster of devotees waited at the entrance to the rural West Virginia property, hearts beating with anticipation. As the Lincoln town car turned the corner, they hit the gravel driveway in obeisance. Srila Prabhupada stepped out of the car. “Oh, there are many waiting here,” he said, looking around with a smile that lit up his entire face. “Jai Sri Krishna!”

  • ISKCON Communications Prepares for 50th Anniversary, Seeks Funds for Next Phase
  • As it prepares to play a major role in creating awareness for ISKCON’s upcoming 50th anniversary in 2016, the ISKCON Communications Ministry (IC) is looking back on decades of relationship-building and gaining support for Srila Prabhupada’s society. Meanwhile, it’s also seeking funds to ensure an even more effective next fifty years.

  • Srila Prabhupada Envisions a “New” Vrindaban
  • As early as January 1968, he was issuing specific instructions about the community to his disciples: “The Ashram may be named as "ISKCON-Nagari or New Vrindaban.” And from May 1968 – the year when New Vrindaban was established -- he issued a string of letters to his disciples describing exactly how he envisioned the community. 

  • ISKCON India Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Prabhupada’s Leaving for U.S.
  • ISKCON is ramping up for its worldwide  50th anniversary celebrations throughout the year 2016. These will commemorate the day Srila Prabhupada officially registered the society in New York on July 11th, 1966. But ISKCON will warm up for that by celebrating both Prabhupada’s leaving Kolkata on the steamship Jaladuta on August 13th, 1965, and his arriving in Boston, USA on September 17th.

    World News
  • India’s Next Gift to the World Could Be Vedic Mathematics
  • Vedic mathematics, a set of supposedly ancient techniques that help even the most numerically challenged to conquer difficult sums, is surging in popularity.

  • Learning Shouldn’t Be a Competitive Sport That Only a Few Can Succeed At
  • Empathy, respect, trust, courage and gratitude are the five values representing the heart of the University of Cambridge primary school.

  • How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death
  • A study reveals that curcumi may provide what the authors describe as an "effective therapeutic strategy to reverse age-related cerebrovascular dysfunction."

  • How Muslim Scholars View Paris Attack
  • Muslim scholars respond to the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo, expressing anger towards the perpetrators who "betrayed and tainted" Islam rather than defended it.

    Opinion
  • Good Old Days

    "After a lifetime of jobs, family, responsibilities and social interaction, they live as lone mendicants in this holy land, probably with a vow to never leave."

  • Bhaskaracharya’s Law of Gravity : Discovered 1200 Years before Newton!

    The world believes that Newton was the first to discover the law of gravity. You will be surprised to known that the theory of gravitation was created 1,200 years before Newton by an Indian mathematician Bhaskaracharya.

  • Hare Krishna and Blasphemy

    The members of the Krishna consciousness movement are fortunate indeed that blasphemy is no longer a capital crime in Britain. If it were, we would all have been burned a long time ago.

  • The Science of Attraction

    The mind is fascinating. Especially, how easily it gets roped into finding someone attractive. The greatest films are based on that storyline: boy meets girl. But did you know that attraction is a science?

  • New Book: “Six Causes: The Vedic Theory of Creation” by Ashish Dalela

    Presented in lay person’s language, Six Causes will allow readers to assimilate a profound understanding of matter, conscious experience, God, morality, reincarnation, karma and time.

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