Influential Krishnacore Band Shelter Reunite for U.S. and European Shows
New Book “Wise-Love” Boils Down Essence of Bhakti for a Modern Audience
ISKCON leaders probably didn’t expect some of their biggest preachers to be playing earsplitting hardcore punk music, doing high kicks and hurling themselves offstage into a crowd of wild teenagers. But in the 1990s, Shelter inspired countless young people to take on a sattvic lifestyle and even join the Hare Krishna Movement.
ISKCON Dallas Partners with Arts District for ‘Festival of Joy’
A concise introduction to bhakti, Wise-Love is arranged in seven sections titled after different phases of the moon, that cover different levels of self-realization.
Vaiyasaki Kirtan Course to Pack A Year’s Knowledge Into One Week
As an official Dallas Arts District event, Festival of Joy will be advertised on all Arts District websites, email lists, newsletters and Facebook pages. The Festival is also partnering with Fun Asia radio, which reaches 200,000 people, as well as with a number of local yoga centers and businesses.
World Water Day: Award-winning Film About the Yamuna Released for Public Screening
Nueva Vrajamandala’s Instituto de Estudios Bhaktivedanta, which is hosting the course, wanted present and future generations of devotees to learn the proper standards of kirtan.
Hare Krishna Film Arrives In 92 Latin American Cities in March 2018
On this occasion, the production team of ‘The Stolen River’, a 40-minute documentary about the sacred Yamuna, has made the film available for public screening for communities, temples, educational- and other organizations.
200 VIPs Attend Hare Krishna! Film Premiere in Mauritius
The Hare Krishna! film is finally arriving in Latin America. Currently, there are 92 theaters scheduled the film’s screening throughout the continent starting in March.
In Celebration of Sri Gaura-Purnima: A New Book Details A Day-in-the-life of Lord Chaitanya
Among the audience members were the former President of the country, His Excellency Kailash Purryag; MP the Honorable Santaram Baboo; former Minister of Social Integration Suren Dayal; and former Ambassador to the United Nations Milan Meetarban.
Mahaprabhu Das Visits Indian Prime Minister Modi
Srila Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakura's Sri Gauranga-Lilamrita is a full day in the life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu prior to His accepting the sannyasa order. A very sweet and rare manuscript.
Rising Devotional Artist Stuns With His Inspiring Wall Art
Mahaprabhu Das presented the Prime Minister with a copy of the book Forms of Devotion - The Spiritual in Indian Art, a two-volume set published by MOSA.
Epic ISKCON 50 London Mellows Album In Production
When photos started cropping up of the Radhadesh Mellows Kirtan festival in Belgium this January, one thing in particular caught devotees’ eyes. Towering behind the kirtaniyas was a thirteen by nineteen foot acrylic painting on wooden board, depicting Lord Nityananda dancing in the moonlight, draped in blue silks and garlands and glowing in the dusky purple haze.
School of Love
The Radha Krishna Temple at ISKCON of Soho Street, London inaugurated London Mellows, an annual 24-hour kirtan weekend, in 2016 as an offering to Srila Prabhupada on ISKCON’s 50th anniversary.
Top Academic Scholars Appreciate ISKCON in New Short Film
A poem based on chapter "Transforming Lust into Love” from the book The Spiritual Warrior by Bhakti Tirtha Swami.
Bhaktivedanta Manor School On the Lookout for New Head Teacher
A short film about a recent conference at Harvard University, in which academic scholars appreciate ISKCON and Srila Prabhupada, while also encouraging devotees to self-reflect, brought an audience at the Mayapur festival to tears.
New Book Release: ‘Bhaktivedanta Manor With Photography’
For the past thirty-five years, the Bhaktivedanta Manor School in England has given children a loving Krishna conscious education, earning its moniker “The Small School With a Big Heart.” A year ago, the school moved into its own dedicated building. And now, with committed longtime head teacher Guru Charana Padma Dasi set to retire, it’s looking for a new principal to oversee its exciting next phase.
Yamuna Film “The Stolen River” Gets U.S. Premiere in Gainesville
“Photographing at Bhaktivedanta Manor was an extraordinary experience for me in many ways”, explained Sally. “There was always a lot going on and I was accepted by the community right from the very beginning.
Yogesvara Dasa’s George Harrison Tribute Returns to New York
“The Stolen River,” which deals with an issue that has been of deep concern to devotees as well as environmentalists for years now, about the pollution of the Yamuna river, received its world premiere in India in October 2015. Since then, it has won Best Green Film at the LIFFT India Filmotsav, and was in the official selection at many other film festivals.
Bhagavatam 10th Canto Free Audiobook
On January 20th, senior Prabhupada disciple Yogesvara Dasa is bringing “Here Comes the Sun: A Musical and Spiritual Tribute to George Harrison” back to the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City. The show is based on Yogesvara’s (Joshua Greene’s) 2006 book Here Comes the Sun, which briefly hit Amazon.com’s bestseller list, and was published in five foreign languages.
Movie Stuntman Finds Joy in Krishna Consciousness
Amala-bhakta Swami is presently offering, free of charge, a download into of his audiobook narration of Srila Prabhupada's 10th Canto of the Srimad-bhagavatam, all 90 chapter files.
Pave the way for the Lord of the Universe
It seemed like Jason La Shard was living the dream. Born in Quebec, Canada to Kashubian parents (a Slavic ethnic region in Northern Poland), his incredible physical stature – 7 foot 1 with size 20 shoes – set up his destiny early on.
BBT Is Looking for Graphic Designers
Touchstone Media has churned the ocean of nectar and come up with a marvellous masterpiece, ‘Sri Ksetra: Vaikuntha on Earth.’ Lord Jagannath is dear to every devotee. His Dham, Sri Ksetra is as glorious as Him.
Bhaktivedanta Players Move Thousands of Hearts Over 40 Years
The BBT is looking for a new cover design for the book The Journey of Self-Discovery, a collection of Srila Prabhupada's articles from Back to Godhead magazin.
Self-Publishing Services for Gaudiya Authors
Originally starting out under the name “CIT (Caitanya’s Instant Theater)” in the early 1970s, the group became known as the Bhaktivedanta Players in 1976. Devotees were inspired to focus on the service when Srila Prabhupada told Mukunda Goswami that England, with its rich culture of theater, could be culturally “conquered” through drama.
Devotees on Festival of Fiji Tour Find Local Hospitality “Mind-blowing”
A new nonprofit company named Inword Publishers has just opened its doors. Authors and production managers will be interested to note that Inword Publishers has a full range of services in editing, design, layout, printing, distribution, and marketing, all under one roof.
Book Review: Sri-Damodara-janani - The Perfect Kartika Read
Kalasamvara Das, temple president of ISKCON Auckland, has always been one of those devotees who is having so much fun in Krishna consciousness that it’s infectious. But even by his standards, he’s positively buzzing when we chat to him at the airport on his way back from the Festival of Fiji.
Sri Damodara-janani is the latest book from Sivarama Swami and the fourth volume of the Krishna in Vrndavana series, a unique retelling of the damodara-lila that weaves a captivating tale of the glories of Mother Yasoda. No other person has ever received the unique mercy that Krishna showed His own mother, teaching devotees for all time that the binding force of love for Him is more powerful than even His own supreme will.