• Child Abuse Prevention Month – What Can You Do
  • Saranagati School Wins B.C. Green Games
  • ISKCON Studies Institute Conference in Radhadesh
  • Green, Righteous and Dead?
  • A Muslim Man Fighting To Save Cows in India
  • The Recipe for Ruining Relationships
Inside ISKCON
  • New Coordinator to Speed Up Child Protection Response
  • With National Child Abuse Prevention Month inspiring child protection efforts from both secular and religious organizations across North America this April, ISKCON North America’s Child Protection Office (NACPO) is welcoming a new member to its team.

  • Strengthening The Vision: Prabhupada’s Third Visit to New Vrindaban
  • As ISKCON approaches its 50th anniversary in 2016, ISKCON News is increasing its coverage of both the latest plans for the 2016 celebrations, as well as looking back on the early years of ISKCON and how Srila Prabhupada's worldwide society developed. This article is part of a series connecting New Vrindaban, ISKCON's first farm community, to the grand visions by Srila Prabhupada.

  • ISKCON Toronto's Looking for Preschool Teachers
  • Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.

  • Famous Indian Yoga Teacher Swami Baba Ramdev Visits ISKCON Melbourne
  • As part of ongoing efforts to establish good relations with the wider Hindu Community, ISKCON’s Melbourne Mahaprabhu Mandir Temple was honoured to welcome Swami Baba Ramdev, the famous yoga teacher from India, on Friday 10th April. It was just a short visit (part of an official welcome to Melbourne) as Swami Ramdev gave his yoga programs elsewhere.

  • ISKCON Studies Institute Conference 2015, Radhadesh, Belgium
  • The ISKCON Studies Institute will hold its next conference at Radhadesh (Belgium) from May 22-24, 2015. This year’s conference theme is Devotional Ethics, Community, and Practice in Caitanya Vaisnavism. The ISKCON Studies Institute Conference 2015 features an outstanding array of academic scholars from around the world.

  • Saranagati’s Govardhana Academy Wins B.C. Green Games
  • Students at ISKCON Saranagati, Canada, have topped the British Columbia Green Games winners’ lists in both the secondary and elementary school categories this year. The Green Games are run by a Vancouver center that promotes science education. To enter, students had to create and submit a photo essay, video project or website that showed an environmental action project their school had undertaken.

  • Another New E-book from the North European BBT
  • BBTmedia is happy to announce that The Path of Perfection by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada is now available in all flavors at bbtmedia.com. In February 1969 Srila Prabhupada gave a series of lectures on the yoga system as it is discussed in the sixth and eighth chapters of the Bhagavad-gita. The Path of Perfection is a collection of these talks.

    50th Anniversary News
  • Here’s Why James Cameron Went Vegan & Started An Organic Food Store
  • The director of Titanic and Avatar is establishing a new organic food store in New Zealand.

  • Vanipedia to Translate Prabhupada’s Gita Introduction into 108 Languages
  • The dynamic online encyclopedia of Prabhupada’s words are planning to making Prabhupada audios available on Youtube with subtitles in 108 languages.

  • Safe Temple Awards to Show ISKCON’s Unified Commitment to Child Protection
  • As part of its ongoing efforts for child safety, ISKCON’s North American Child Protection Office will kick off 2016 with its first annual “Safe Temple” awards.

  • 2015 Communications Seminar To Be Held in Radhadesh, Belgium
  • This year, ISKCON Communications Europe invites devotees from outside of Europe as well to discuss important international strategies and issues.

  • New Coordinator Talks Exciting Plans for ISKCON’s 50th
  • After a worldwide search, the Executive Committee for ISKCON’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations has appointed Romapada Das as its International Coordinator.

    World News
  • His Name Is Khan, He Wants a Ban on Cow Slaughter Across India
  • He is a kathavachak (narrator of religious lore) with a difference. A devout Muslim by birth, Faiz Khan is a firm believer in the need to protect cows. 

  • Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Real
  • “When we read about Creation, we run the risk of imagining God was a magician, with a magic wand able to do everything. But that is not so,” Francis said.

  • A 5,000-year-old Underground City Discovered in Turkey
  • A 5,000-year-old underground city discovered in central Turkey in December 2014 is thought to be the largest in the world!

  • Controversy in India as Minister says Taj Mahal is part of Ancient Hindu Temple
  • A professor of history claims that Taj Mahal is actually part of an ancient Hindu temple palace of Lord Shiva, known as the Tejo Mahalaya.

    Opinion
  • Judging Without Understanding – The Recipe for Ruining Relationships

    When we see others behave in an inappropriate way, we tend to attribute that behavior to their internal character flaws, not their external extenuating circumstances.

  • Green, Righteous and Dead?

    Thirty years ago no one gave a damn. You could gum up a river with factory sludge, chop down rain forests wholesale, spray fluorocarbons into the air like a kid sprinkling confetti , and non one would say boo. No longer. 

  • The Long Arm of the Media

    The influence of the media cannot be underestimated in democracies and even in non-democratic regions. Whether we are killed or kissed, the media dominion will have its impact on our lives.

  • Killing Time

    Modern man is preoccupied with time. Big time. We race against it. We want to “kill” it. We create unlimited gadgets to save it.

  • Choose Words That Make the Heart Soar, Not Sore

    The human heart is very sensitive to words. Few things can dishearten an inspired heart as much as callous or critical words. And conversely, few things can enliven a depressed heart as much as comforting or compassionate words.

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