YouTube has recently bestowed Bhuvanasundari Radha Devi Dasi with the coveted Silver Button Award for her channel, "Krishna's Cuisine," which she began in May 2020. The social media honor is for YouTube creators who have reached the milestone of 100,000 subscribers, a feat only achieved by 0.28% of all YouTube channels.
ISKCON's Ministry of Education has released their exciting schedule of speakers for the upcoming "Books are the Basis Week 2023" Festival. It is a week dedicated to increasing the daily readership of Srila Prabhupada's books.
This September, ISKCON Croatia celebrated its 40th anniversary with the Zagreb Ratha Yatra and the Maha-Abhisheka of Srila Prabhupada as the closing ceremonies. In 1983, ISKCON was registered in Zagreb not only for Croatia but the whole of the former Yugoslavia. Besides the devotees from all parts of Croatia, the devotees from Slovenian, Bosnian and Serbian yatras also joined the celebration.
For devotees around the world who wish to deepen their relationship with Srimad-Bhagavatam, the BBT is excited to announce "Get the 34!", devotees everywhere reading and memorizing Srimad-Bhagavatam’s Divinity and Divine Service, Canto 1 chapter 2.
A recent short documentary posted by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) explores the unlikely and inspiring journey of the Srimad Bhagavatam to Antarctica, the most remote continent on the earth.
Founded in 2016, the Govardhan Skill Centre, an initiative of Govardhan EcoVillage (GEV), is filling a massive gap among rural and tribal residents by providing educational and employment opportunities.
On September 2nd, in a remarkable display of devotion and cultural unity, residents of Batam, Indonesia, witnessed the Jagannath Ratha Yatra festival. As part of the esteemed Indonesian Cultural Week, known as "Pekan Budaya Indonesia," this festival illuminated the depth of tradition and the spirit of togetherness, surpassing the expectations of the organizing committee.
During the September 6th Krishna Janmashtami festivities at ISKCON NYC, Jenifer Rajkumar, a member of the New York Assembly, 38th District, presented an official proclamation that honored the NYC's Harinam Sankirtan devotees for their many years of service to the community. Their mission, according to their website, is "the propagation of harinam-sankirtan (the congregational chanting of the holy names of God) in the streets and subways of New York City daily for as many hours as possible." This service has been going on since March 25, 2012.
ISKCON NYC Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir is undergoing extensive renovations as part of its Transform Campaign. The ambitious initiative is restoring, in part, some of the original features of the Brooklyn building while creating a more welcoming facade to engage the increasing foot traffic in the neighborhood.