• Globe Gears Up For World Holy Name Week
  • Gita Nagari Farm Listed as Success Story by USDA
  • Bhaktivedanta College’s Dean Takes Sannyasa
  • Festival of the Chariots on the Island of the Gods
  • How Many Lives Have You Lived?
  • Yoga Legend BKS Iyengar Passes Away
  • New Jersey, USA, Welcomes BAPS Hindu Temple
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  • Moscow Celebrates Shri Krishna Janmasthami With Spectacular Event
  • In celebration of Shri Krishna’s birthday, ISKCON Moscow has organized a beautiful and spiritually deep cultural show in the prestigious Concert Hall “Russia” in Luzhniki, Moscow. Fabulous were not only the performances, which included singing, dancing, and theatrical acts of Krishna lilas and Vedic philosophy, but also the sound and the scene illumination.

  • Globe Gears Up For World Holy Name Week
  • The event was first launched by ISKCON’s Governing Body Commission in 1996 as a one-day celebration to commemorate 100 years since ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada’s birth. It was lengthened to a week-long event in 2008, and has been held every year since. Scheduled for September 5th through 15th this year, WHNW will be packed with sacred Vaishnava holidays.

  • First Krishna Camp in ISKCON Atlanta, USA
  • This year ISKCON Atlanta hosted its first ever summer camp, “Atlanta Krishna Camp,” attended by 16 enthusiastic children. The week long camp was from July 20th – 27th and was held on the temple premises.

  • New Ceiling Painting Wows at Italy’s Villaggio Hare Krishna
  • Seventeen hundred people flooded into ISKCON Italy’s Villaggio Hare Krishna on the outskirts of Milan to celebrate Krishna’s birthday, and to catch their first glimpse of the stunning new painted ceiling of the community’s Radha-Ramana temple. The one-hundred square meter (1,076 sq ft) oil painting is divided into two distinct sections, one depicting Sri Chaitanya’s pastimes, the other Lord Krishna’s.  

  • Gita Nagari Farm Listed as Success Story by US Department of Agriculture
  • The United States Department of Agriculture has listed ISKCON’s Gita- nagari Farm in Port Royal, Pennsylvania as one of the most important success stories of preservation and sustainability in 2013. 

  • Hare Krishnas Cannot Solicit Donations at Los Angeles Airport
  • A ban on soliciting donations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) does not tread on Hare Krishna members' free speech rights, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday. A city ordinance forbids the immediate solicitation of money at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), including the terminals, the parking lots, and adjacent sidewalks.

  • Festival of the Chariots on the Island of the Gods
  • "The International Society for Krishna Consciousness for Indonesia has been celebrating Ratha-yatra festival for twelwe years,” Bala Krishna das head of this year’s Ratha Yatra committee says. "Every year the festival changes its location, moves from regency to regency within Bali. Now, after twelwe years, we have reached a full circle, and the festival arrived back in Bali's provincial capital Denpasar."

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  • 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.” 

  • President, Prime Minister Greet the Indian Nation on Janmashtami
  • President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Janmashtami. 

  • How Religion Affects Children's Judgment of What Is Real and What Is Pretend
  •  A tsudy examines how children need to look beyond their first-hand experience in order to learn about the world.

  • Organic Food Contains Up to 60% More Antioxidants: Study
  • Eating organic is like eating two extra portions of fruit, vegetables daily.

  • Six Herbs That Enhance Digestive Health
  • There are a number of herbs that are often used in everyday cooking that are also prized for their ability to calm the digestion system.

  • A Growing Movement To Spread Faith, Love — And Clean Laundry
  • The idea for Laundry Love began at an Episcopal congregation in California, and slowly but surely, it's spreading. 

  • Wake Up With Lemon Water
  • If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning will have tremendous effects on your health.

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  • i-Gnore

    Good advice is easy to give but hard to take. As soon as we’re offered those words of wisdom, the defence systems kick in and the mind reels off a thousand justifications.

  • How Many Lives Have You Lived?

    Most people have a hard time wrapping their head around the idea that this isn’t their first life and that they may continue to live after the demise of this body.

  • Madness for Material Positions, Possessions and Prestige Make All Mad

    Too much obsession with oneself and with the material world makes people mad. It is not an allegorical statement but it’s a hard core fact. People actually become mad.

  • After the Laughter? (Reflections on Robin Williams’ Suicide)

    Normally because comedians make us laugh, we tend to think of them as happy people. Those who are sources of such joy would be themselves joyful, wouldn’t they?

  • 'It's Not Your Fault': Jesus, Forgiveness and the Life of Robin Williams

    "I am sorry for the struggles of Robin Williams in his life, but I am grateful for his the piercing portrayal of the healing capacity of compassionate connection."

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