• Holy Name Week Celebrates Prabhupada’s Arrival
  • Medical Practitioners Meet at Gita Nagari Farm
  • Renowned Audiobook Narrator Takes Sannyasa
  • Dr. Schweig on Prabhupada's Historic Achievements
  • Freedom of Speech
  • A Culture of Mindfulness in the Workplace

  • Canada Rugby World Cup Team Visit ISKCON Leicester
  • The Canada Rugby World Cup Team attended the ISKCON Leicester Kirtan Fest this Sunday 27th September. The Canadian Team, who are in the UK for the World Cup tournament, were walking through Leicester’s City Centre, when they heard the sound of kirtan coming from the magnificent temple. Ananda Monet was leading a beautiful kirtan.

  • Bhagavata Subodhini: A New Study Book on the Bhagavatam
  • It is believed that a classic is a book that doesn't need to be written again yet it inspires numerous other books to be composed. Srimad Bhagavatam is such a timeless classic that it has inspired numerous intellectuals to write commentaries since ages; commentary of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami being the most well known in late century.

  • November Puri Parikrama Still Accepts Registration
  • This year's Jagannath Puri parikrama will be from the 27th to the 30th November. The parikrama usually consists of a majority of Hindi and Bengali speaking devotees, so this year the organizers have decided to have an even bigger international group specifically for English speaking devotees.

  • Extended World Holy Name Week Celebrates Prabhupada’s U.S. Arrival
  • World Holy Name Week (WHNW), first established in 2008, is increasing in popularity with forty-three ISKCON Centers worldwide in 2013 and over fifty last year putting on events designed to share, spread and become absorbed in the Holy Name of God. 

  • Renowned Audiobook Narrator Amala-bhakta Das Takes Sannyasa at 83
  • Born in New York City, Amala-bhakta Swami worked in motion pictures in California before beginning a search for the true purpose of life. Moving back to New York in 1957, he studied and then began teaching ashtanga yoga, establishing his own yoga center and amassing a following of 400 disciples. In 1976 he moved to Los Angeles to join the ISKCON temple there and receive initiation from Srila Prabhupada.

  • Medical Practitioners Meet and Retreat At Gita Nagari Yoga Farm
  • More than 50 ISKCON medical practitioners—doctors, nurses, medical technicians, Ayurveda experts and other healthcare professionals—gathered at the Gita Nagari Yoga Farm in rural Pennsylvania on September 25-27 for a three-day event, the “North American ISKCON Medical Professionals Retreat.”

  • Sivarama Swami on the European Migrant Crisis
  • With the European public completely divided over how to treat refugees poring in from war-torn countries, whether Europeans should welcome them or be afraid of them, likewise, being at the epicenter of the crisis, Hungarian devotees have also expressed their concerns about the issue. Sivarama Swami addresses some of these concerns.

    50th Anniversary News
  • Boston Celebrates 50 Years Since Prabhupada’s Arrival
  • That weekend, on Saturday September 19th, nearly 500 of his disciples and grand-disciples from all over the U.S. and Canada as well as from Russia, Ukraine, England and India gathered at Commonwealth Pier – the same place he had arrived alone – to celebrate his priceless gift to them and to the world. Chartering a two-storey touring boat, they took a three-hour ride into Boston Harbor, as Niranjana Swami led a beautiful kirtan.

  • Boston Honors Srila Prabhupada by Raising Indian Flag Over City Hall
  • On Thursday September 17th, at 10:00am, Boston City Hall raised the Indian flag in honor of ISKCON Founder-Acharya Srila Prabhupada. 

  • Houston Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Prabhupada’s U.S. Arrival
  •  Houston’s Hare Krishna Dham temple held a massive “ISKCON 50 Festival” to celebrate last weekend.

  • Thousands March in Chandigarh to Celebrate ISKCON's 50th Anniversary
  • On August 13th, 2015, thousands of people marched together in the city of Chandigarh, capital of Punjab and Haryana.

    World News
  • Yamuna Will Be Clean in Three Years: Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra
  • "The oxygen level in the river has also gone way below what is required. We'll make the river so clean that people will be able to bathe in it," Mishra said.

  • James Cameron: Wanna Fight Climate Change? Stop Eating Meat.
  • James Cameron, famed director and well-known climate change activist, has a message for the masses: go vegan to fight climate change.

  • Amnesiac Man Wakes From Coma Speaking Only Ancient Hebrew
  • A 53-year old man who spent six days in the coma, still has no memory of his former life and can only speak… in ancient Hebrew!

  • Why Quinoa Is the Best Food for Diabetics?
  •  Recently it is found that quinoa maintains blood sugar levels and best nutrition source for diabetics.

  • PM Modi for Shift in Climate Change Discourse to ‘Climate Justice’
  • Climate change is a “pressing” global challenge and the poor people are ‘most adversely’ affected by it.

  • Freedom of Speech

    We live in an overcommunicated world. The prevailing culture insists we reply to all text messages within 10 minutes, be mindful of the mountain of emails building up in our inbox, and religiously return random ‘missed calls’ on our phones.

  • Dr. Graham M. Schweig on Prabhupada's Historic Achievements

    "Prabhupāda has brought more light into this world, a world in which we still find too much darkness. Let us celebrate on this day how Prabhupāda raised greater awareness to the monumental teachings of the Gītā."

  • A Culture of Mindfulness in the Workplace

    Who has time for mindfulness when deadlines are looming and our managers are breathing down our necks? Mindfulness might be good for monks living in the forest or folks who have retired from corporate life but unrealistic for busy, working individuals.

  • Practicing the Right Duty

    The life of a modern man is stuck in a web of duties towards the  family, society, occupation and religion. His entire life revolves around shouldering these responsibilities and he hardly finds time to reflect inside his own heart and listen to the need of his soul.

  • "Can You Keep a Secret?"

    Epiphanies often occur when we somehow see the common in an uncommon light. The question “Can you keep a secret?” is almost always a rhetorical question – the hearer hardly ever gives a negative answer.

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