• 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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  • 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.

  • Temple Profile: Arusha, Tanzania
  • Tanzanian people were first introduced to Krishna consciousness in the 1970s by Srila Prabhupada’s early disciple Brahmananda Das as well as then Nairobi temple president Ajamila Das. In the 1990s, the late inspirational traveling preacher Tribhuvanath Das visited the country’s cities Dar Es Salaam and Tanga and made a major impression.

    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.

  • How Movies Embraced Hinduism
  • It was Star Wars, with its theme of a transcendental “force”, which opened up mainstream American culture to Indian esotericism more than anything else.

  • Indian Village Where People Speak in Sanskrit
  • In Mattur ordinary shopkeepers and agricultural labourers speak in Sanskrit - or at least understand it. Most children too speak the language fluently.

  • The Doctor Is In: Pope Francis’ List of 15 Diseases That Ail the Church
  • Pope Francis held nothing back in addressing the ills of the Catholic Church in a critique of what ails the church’s central bureaucracy.

  • Church of England Names Libby Lane as First Female Bishop
  • This is  “a completely new phase of our existence,” the Archbishop of Canterbury said.

  • Tulsi Gabbard Visits India and Talks About Bhakti
  • Tulsi Gabbard, the only Hindu member of the US Congress visits India for the first time. In an interview Tulsi speaks about her life as a Krishna devotee. 

  • Sushma Swaraj Urges Centre to Declare Bhagavad Gita as National Holy Book
  • Swaraj was attending the celebrations marking 5,151 years of the Bhagwad Gita in Delhi.

  • UN to Declare June 21 As World Yoga Day: Sushma Swaraj
  • The United Nations will soon declare June 21 as World Yoga Day following a proposal by Narendra Modi, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said.

    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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