Founder Acharya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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Iskcon
May 11, 2018
Paramahamster: The Devotee Hipster

Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

Madi & Yamal
Iskcon
Apr 05, 2018
Srila Prabhupada’s Son Vrindavan Chandra De Passes Away

Vrindavan Chandra had been the only family member present when Srila Prabhupada boarded the Jaladuta to leave for the U.S. on August 13th, 1965. He related the experience when he attended the 50thanniversary celebration of Prabhupada’s historical journey at Netaji Stadium in 2015.

Madhava Smullen
Iskcon
Nov 16, 2017
Beloved Youth Organizer Braja Vallabhi Passes Away in Vrindavan

Braja Vallabhi Dasi, a beloved second-generation devotee who helped organize many youth and outreach programs, passed away in a tragic car accident while on her way to attend a seminar at Govardhana Hill in Vrindavan, India, on November 11th. She was just twenty-three years old.

Madhava Smullen
Iskcon
Oct 02, 2017
Book Review: Sri-Damodara-janani – The Perfect Kartika Read

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.

Nishanta-lila Dasi
Iskcon
Dec 29, 2016
Elementary Students Produce Inspirational ISKCON 50 Puppet Show

Elementary and some secondary school students at the Govardhan Academy in Saranagati, B.C., Canada have produced an inspirational and heartfelt puppet show film of how Srila Prabhupada founded ISKCON for ISKCON’s 50th anniversary. The forty-minute film, "Mission of Mercy," premiered at Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati’s disappearance day at the Saranagati temple on December 17th, and was very well received. 

Madhava Smullen
Iskcon
Dec 23, 2016
Conclude ISKCON 50 with an Overlay on Your Facebook Picture

“We have seen several successful social media campaigns such as Digital India and the Paris solidarity movement after the bombings when people overlaid their profile pictures with a flag,” explained Toshan Nimai Das. “Similarly, we have designed an overlay using the ISKCON 50 logo, which devotees around the world can use on top of their existing profile pictures. This way, we can build more awareness about ISKCON 50 through social media.”

ISKCON 50 Global Office
Iskcon
Oct 15, 2016
Kula Shaker Returns, Shares Mystical Journey of Service

Back with new album K 2.0 and touring the U.S. for the first time in seventeen years, British rock band Kula Shaker are concluding a euphoric set of hits at New York City’s Rough Trade venue the same way they always do: with “Govinda.”  “Govinda Jaya Jaya, Gopala Jaya Jaya, Radharamana Hari…” The crowd roars along as lead singer Crispian Mills beckons them to chant with esoteric hand guestures, then punches the air as his electric guitar surges back into the mix. 

Madhava Smullen
Iskcon
Sep 05, 2016
Radha Damodar Das, One of the First Soviet Devotees Passes Away

Radha Damodar Das, One of the First Devotees in the Soviet Union passed away on September 3rd evening succumbing to lung cancer.  ISKCON Communications Director Anuttama Dasa remembers: "Radha Damodara prabhu was a true, humble and dedicated servant of his guru maharaja and Srila Prabhupada. Despite the dangers and troubles of being a Krishna devotee in the early years in Russia, Radha Damodara was fully committed to Lord Caitanya's mission."

ISKCON News Staff
Iskcon
Nov 21, 2015
ISKCON-sannyasi Gaur Krishna Das Goswami Passes Away

ISKCON-sannyasi Gaur Krishna Das Goswami has left his body on 17th of November 2015 in Vrindavan. Born on 22nd January, 1964 in Bihar, India, Gaur Krishna Das Goswami had recently got sanyyasa (renounced monk) initiation on May 14th, 2015 at Haridwar on the banks of holy river Ganga from Radha Govinda Swami.

ISKCON News Staff
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