• New Bhaktivedanta College in Mexico
  • ISKCON’s Launches Systematic Kirtan Course
  • 5000 Attends New Vrindaban’s Festival of Colors
  • The Meaning of Challenge
  • Why Detoxification Is So Important
  • A Spiritual Solution to Racial Violelence
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  • New Bhaktivedanta College Under Construction in Mexico
  • In Cueramaro, North-Central Mexico, ISKCON devotees are using natural brick and plenty of glass to construct a brand new “green” building for their Colegio Bhaktivedanta that will blend into, rather than invade, its natural surroundings. Colegio Bhaktivedanta follows other colleges in Belgium and Hungary named after Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who was renowned for his impact on spiritual education.

  • Prabhupada’s First Bengali Disciple Remembers Cooking With Pishi Ma
  • It was Prabhupada's own sister Pishi Ma who trained Saci mata, Prabhupada's first Bengali dispicle to cook in such a way that pleases Krishna. Saci Mata, now a gentle lady in her late sixties was touring South India along with her husband, inspiring second generation ISKCON devotees by narrating their sweet encounters with their spiritual master Srila Prabhupada. 

  • New Vrindaban’s 3rd Festival of Colors Draws Media and 5,000 People
  • “As you can see, the Festival of Colors in Moundsville today was a complete success!”  This was the declaration made by Sarafina Brooks, a reporter from the local TV Channel, WTOV 9 who appeared on TV Sat. Sept. 13, 2014 ­­covered from head to toe in green powdered chalk. 

  • GBC Leadership Project Looking for Curriculum Developers & Teachers
  • The Governing Body Commission (GBC) of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness has recently increased its focus on succession; on the need to identify and develop new leaders. As a result the GBC has asked three of its committees  to focus on ways to speed up the selection and development process without compromising the quality of the training.

  • ISKCON’s First Systematic Kirtan Course Inspires Transformation
  • Eleven select international students immersed themselves full-time in ISKCON’s first systematic kirtan course for nearly two months this summer, at Bhaktivedanta College in Radhadesh, Belgium. During this time they studied the theology behind kirtan, the proper mood and way to perform it, and its history and tradition, and took practical lessons in how to skillfully sing and play instruments to glorify the Lord.

  • An Offering of Love: Recipes of Newfound Meaning
  • She was in the prime of her youth when her world flipped upside down in an instant. Up until the year before, Jahnavi had been enjoying all of the thrills and fun that life could offer. Not worrying about the future, not taking the Krishna consciousness that her parents had given to her very seriously. But then it happened – the harsh pains of suffering that many of us have faced in this world hit her family like a storm.

  • ISKCON to Provide TB Hospital Patients with Wholesome Food
  • Patients at Sewree's TB Hospital will soon be fed hygienic, protein-rich food specially prepared by cooks from the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Keeping in mind that patients need wholesome meals to improve their health, BMC has asked ISKCON to set up a kitchen at the 1,000-bed hospital, that has recently come under fire for bad food and poor hygiene. 

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  • Why Detoxification Is So Important
  • We pick up parasites from our food and our surroundings that take up residence in our bodies. Our bodies store mercury, lead, and other heavy metals.

  • Top Powerful Fall Foods for Your Health
  • Get ready for the autumn harvest everyone. Listed below are some delicious, mouth-watering superfoods that the mouth will crave long before that first bite.

  • Drug Free Pain Relief: Reducing Pain without Medication
  • Don’t want to use medication? You’re not alone. Many people are desperate not to take tablets regularly…but what are your alternatives?

  • Maradona Among Stars in Interfaith Peace Soccer Match in Rome
  • Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu and Buddhist players, including Israel's Tomer Hemed, take part in game endorsed by Pope.

  • Modi Gifts Gita to Japanese Emperor
  • "Today I went to the maharaja of Japan, I have given one to him, because I don't think that I have anything more to give and the world also does not have anything more to get than this."

  • Kirtan: A New Healing Tool for Veterans?
  • Some veterans are discovering that kirtan—a form of chanting from India—is helping them cope with conditions such as PTSD, as well as life back home.

  • New Jersey, USA, Welcomes BAPS Hindu Temple
  • The new Shri Swaminarayan Mandir covers 160 acres, and the primary mandir, or temple, on the premises measures 133 ft long and 87 ft wide.

  • Yoga Legend BKS Iyengar Passes Away
  • World-renowned yoga guru and founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga B K S Iyengar passed away in Pune on August 20th following illness.

  • Lord Krishna Takes Birth in Muslim Devotee’s House
  • Ahmed, who is the principal of a municipal school, believes that religion does not teach hatred or rivalry, instead it promotes love and fraternity.

  • Mahabharat Historian Gets Research Reins
  • “The stories of the Ramayan and the Mahabharat cannot be termed a-historical just because there is not enough archaeological hard evidence."

  • New Book Traces Science Advances to Ancient Asian Culture
  • “Modern science and medicine would be unrecognizable, and far more primitive, without the immense contribution of the ancient Hindus.” 

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  • A Spiritual Solution to Religious and Racial Violence

    In theory, the solution to the violence is very easy. However, the application is very difficult because it deals with shifting one's consciousness and learning to see beyond all the external designations of an individual.

  • The Meaning of Challenge

    The deepest thinkers throughout history have pondered the challenge of meaning, especially when confronted with the mortality and fragility of human existence.

  • People Pray to God - The Vrajavasis Pray for God

    Praying for others is itself an act of selflessness, but praying for God is the act of ultimate selflessness. What the Vrajavasis are unconscious of is Krishna’s divinity, not divinity itself. They are obviously not atheists – they are the topmost theists.

  • Mission Impossible

    People have a romantic idea of spirituality: escape worldly distraction, access higher states of consciousness, and settle into an internal serenityThe dedicated practitioners, however, will frankly admit that it doesn’t always work like that.

  • Krishna’s Healthcare

    Since time immemorial, human societies have championed Mother Nature’s therapeutic splendor as a reliable and sacred source of healthcare. It is important to be aware of the various health issues sprouting up during this iron age of Kali.

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