Govardhan Eco Village (GEV), ISKCON’s 100-acre farm in the foothills of the Sahyadri mountain range in Maharashtra, recently completed the final fourteen rooms for its 42-room Mahavan guest building using energy-efficient mud block building technologies.
The scriptures declare the land of Braj to be the holiest of places in the universe, as the Supreme Lord, Sri Krishna, performed His pastimes in this sacred land, 5000 years ago.
Portland's only vegan Jewish deli and bakery is open for business and is devotee run and operated. Ben and Esther's is modeled after a traditional New York-style Jewish deli but is completely plant-based. You'll find their menu filled with classic New York deli staples like lox, matzo ball soup, rugelach, knishes, and kugel.
This Radhastami, a series of eight cakes depicting Srimati Radharani’s glories and Her pastimes with Lord Krishna were offered to Sri-Sri Radha Gokulananda at the UK’s Bhaktivedanta Manor, by a team of dedicated and extraordinarily artistic devotees.
A Facebook report from August 18th states that the most viewed post by American users was not political or misinformation, but a post from ISKCON Mumbai's own Gaur Gopal Das.
Radha Govinda Jhulan Yatra Mahaotsava takes place in the month of Sravana from Ekadashi till Baralama Purnima. Radha Govinda are deities of abideya or the process of devotional service. The festival is a special opportunity for the devotees to render some personal service to Them. Service is the medium to express our love for the Lord. This festival is similar to Ratha Yatra where the Deities come down from the altar to receive service from everyone.
On this date in 1965, at the age of sixty-nine, Srila Prabhupada left India on a steamship bound for the United States, with the intention of bringing the teachings of Krishna and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to the English-speaking world. With him was a trunk full of his translations and commentary on the First Canto of the Srimad-Bhagavatam, and about forty rupees in cash.
August 22nd is the appearance day of Lord Balaram, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna, and is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravana (August), also known as Balaram Jayanti and Balaram Purnima. Lord Balaram appeared as the son of Rohini and Vasudeva. He is also known as Baladeva and Sankarshana. He gives us the required spiritual strength to cross over the hurdles in our journey of self-realization.
Growing up as a little boy in Calcutta, Srila Prabhupada's nickname was Kachori-mukhi, because he loved kachoris and would keep many of the fried stuffed pastries in the pockets of his vest.