• 50th Anniversary of Jaladuta Journey Draws 35,000
  • Senagetaway: UK Students Get Immersive Experience
  • Srila Prabhupada’s Arrival in Boston
  • Knowledge: Double-edged Sword
  • Is This Progress?

Inside ISKCON
  • UK Students Get Immersive Experience on Senagetaway
  • With the help of a European Union grant for building youth relations, about 175 European youth received an immersive experience of Krishna consciousness on the Senagataway retreat at ISKCON’s beautiful Radhadesh community in Belgium from August 1st to 10th. The event was organized by the Pandava Sena, a UK-based youth organization.

  • New Jersey Church-Turned-Temple to Get Three Day Grand Opening
  • ISKCON of Central New Jersey will celebrate the grand opening of its new 18,000 square foot temple in Plainfield – a converted church -- with a three-day weekend festival from August 28th to 30th. Close to 10,000 people, including devotees, members of the Indian community, and other locals are expected to attend at the height of the festivities.

  • Muvi Studio Launches Video-on-Demand Service for ISKCON
  • The International Society For Krishna Consciousness – in partnership with Muvi LLC has launched its Video-on-Demand (VOD) service www.iskcontelevisionindia.com with an aim to bring its library of spiritual and devotional content, such as lectures, films and documentaries, to ISKCON followers all over the world.

  • Jahnavi Harrison’s First Album Takes Us On an Introspective Journey
  • We’re in a golden age of kirtan albums. The offerings are diverse: In May, Ananda Monet’s Inevitable Time told us the story of the Mahabharat in theatrical, epic style; and Madi’s Bhakti Without Borders stuck in our heads with its catchy pop sensibilities.  Now, Jahnavi Harrison’s Like A River to the Sea (July 24th, Mantralogy) takes us on a journey.

  • Bhaktivedanta Players Tour "The Mahabharat"
  • After 30 glorious years of performance, including almost 20 international tours, UK's Bhaktivedanta Players marked their outstanding contribution to devotional art with a gala performance of The Mahabharata. This was a brand new production conceived and directed by Jaya Krishna das, and acted by a cast of more than 20.

  • “Chant for Change” Attracts 10,000 Plus at Puri Beach
  • The first mega kirtan festival at Jagannatha Puri entitled as “Chant for Change” attracted more than 10,000 people on the idyllic and historic sea beach at Jagannatha Puri. Held very near to the Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s beachside statue at Swargadwar, the festival had the crowds chanting, dancing and drowning in the nectar of harinam sankirtana.

  • Senator Gives Encouraging Speech At Bali Ratha Yatra
  • “Not many are aware of the fact that the ancient kings of Indonesia, in particular that of the Majapahit Kingdom, were devotees of Lord Vishnu," started his inaugural speech the senator of the Legislative Council of Indonesia, Dr. Shri Gusti Ngurah Arya Wedakarna Mahendradatta Wedasteraputra Suyasa III, who attended the Festival of the Chariots held  in Denpasar, Bali on 19th of July, 2015. 

    50th Anniversary News
  • ISKCON Birmingham Host 8hr Kirtan in Honor of 50th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Taking place just days after the formal inauguration of ISKCON's 50th anniversary celebrations in Kolkata, the eight hour kirtan event brought together top kirtaneers from all over country, which really embodied the spirit of a whole UK yatra.

  • Srila Prabhupada’s Arrival in Boston
  • ISKCON Boston invites everyone to attend what promises to be an unforgettable event.  Srila Prabhupada's 50th Anniversary Arrival Festival will take place on Saturday, September 19th through Sunday, September 20th in Boston, Massachusetts. An array of prestigious guests and entertainment will be provided throughout the weekend, free of charge to all who take part in commemorating this most auspicious day.

  • Epic 50th Anniversary of Prabhupada’s Journey to the U.S. Draws 35,000 People From 125 Countries
  • From August 13th to 16th a massive event in Kolkata drew 35,000 people.

  • ISKCON 50th Anniversary Inauguration Celebration in Kolkata
  • In Kolkata a grand celebration was held with the participation of devotees from 108 countries, and dignitaries such as the Chief Minister of West Bengal.  

  • 50 Years Ago Today: How One Sadhu Changed the World
  • By the time Srila Prabhupada passed away, there were more than 100 branches of his ISKCON all over the world. 

    World News
  • This Is Why You Should Be Sleeping On Your Left Side
  • Your sleep position can influence your health, help in keeping your skin look young, and improve your digestive health.

  • The Many Astounding Ways to Use Curcumin
  • Today, modern science is backing up what ancient Indians have known for centuries—that turmeric, and curcumin in particular, has many astounding uses.

  • Amy's Kitchen Is Opening An All Vegetarian Drive-Thru
  • The restaurant will offer meat-free burgers, burritos, macaroni and cheese, pizza, salad, as well as milkshakes and vegan non-dairy shakes.

  • Top 10 Foods for Improving Blood Pressure
  • High blood pressure (HBP) infects the veins of society. It is defined as high pressure in the arteries, which are vessels that carry blood throughout the body.

  • Unravel
  • When people in the West throw their clothes away, their cast-offs often go on a journey east, across the oceans, to India’s industrial interior.

    Opinion
  • Lord of The Universe And His Day Out

    In today’s  ‘motor car civilization’, one of the most profound thing to ask would be, ‘who owns the world’s biggest and the most exotic car?’ To get an answer to this question, you would have to go to the Eastern part of India, to Jagannath Puri.

  • Double-edged Sword

    Srila Prabhupada repeatedly stressed that real education is character development. His name reminds us of the balance we have to strike – “Bhaktivedanta: knowledge with devotion.”

  • Who Knows the Way to Happiness: Positive Psychology or Bhakti Yoga?

     Positive Psychologists are perhaps the first group of scientists willing to hold out an open space for God-related-ideas.

  • Is This Progress?

    My trip to India brought a few surprises. It’s been some years since I was last there and things are changing fast. The cities are still the same bustling mess of teeming madness, much like anywhere else I suppose, but it’s in the outlying rural areas that I was most shocked.

  • Eating Chicken Is Morally Worse than Killing Cecil the Lion

    If the outcry over the killing of Cecil the lion tells us anything, it's that people are capable of genuine moral outrage at the needless killing of animals. And good for them.

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