The Hague, Netherlands – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the high-profile guru who founded the Transcendental Meditation (TM) movement and popularized Indian spirituality among jet-setting celebrities, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, at his home in the Dutch town of Vlodrop, a TM spokesman told the Associated Press.
February 5th, 2008 – Ananda-Lila “Lila” Salter passed away in the holy village of Vrindavan at 2:15 this morning. Her family, friends and well-wishers sat at her bedside, while heartfelt chanting of Krishna’s names filled the air. The Australian Hare Krishna devotee, at only 17, had been fighting for her life after 28 year-old Saurav Singh shot her with a pistol early on Saturday morning.
He sacrificed part of his own liver to save the life of Shyamasundar Dasa (see: Devotee Pioneer Receives Life-saving Transplant) and now he is recovering at home. Gopinatha Dasa talks with ISKCON News about his experience.
Five members of a family and a driver were killed when their car collided with a mini-truck at Ranaghat area of Nadia district on March 3.
This is a traditional English recipe, but one that is timeless in its appeal. The summer fruit pudding is cool and refreshing on those hot summer days. Rasperry is good alone but blackberrys, red currants, black currants and all berry fruits can be combined according to preference.
I was born in Orissa in a Vaishnava family. From childhood, we knew hare krsna-kirtana, Bhagavata, and Radha-Krishna deities. We knew many Vaishnavas, even disciples of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati, in Orissa. Now many have passed away, but there are still a few that are very old. I know them. At the time of my leaving home I had everything - family, wife, seven children, property, and a job. I was a government high school teacher earning a thousand rupees per month. But I gave up everything in search of a real spiritual master.
Sundal is a quick and nutritious addition to the dietary repertoire. Whether served warm or cold, it is equally delicious alone or with a crisp salad on hot days. The measurements given are approximations; feel free to vary the amounts according to your own taste.
Alachua, Florida-Jahnavi Haggard, former Executive Director of Children of Krishna, a non-profit organization formed in 1996 to support second generation Krishna youth with grants for education and counseling, passed away on Saturday, August 9th, at the age of 36. She died at her home in Alachua, Florida, from a heart attack resulting from complications of her life-long struggle with diabetes.
Religious movements are historical, sociological, philosophical, and hopefully, divine phenomenon. They are also the sum total of the contributions, influence and sacrifices of many men and women, both big and small. In the history yet to be written of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, (ISKCON) many persons will be noted for their contributions, both positive and negative, to this great social enterprise.