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.
Nityananda Dasa (Artyom Hvans) offers exceptional courses on the art of chanting shlokas and mantras through his online learning platform, "Sanskrit Sense." He has tutored more than 3,000 students from 90 countries and has also created a special course on the pronunciation of all ISKCON standard chants and prayers.
Amidst the rich revelations of spiritual literature, some works possess a transcendental charm that captivates both the heart and mind, leaving an indelible mark on those who encounter them. The Mahabharata is one such text, and Sankirtana Das (Andy Fraenkel, an ardent seeker, storyteller, and devoted disciple of Srila Prabhupada has distilled the essence of the Indian epic into a series of creative endeavors. One of those offerings, his award-winning book, "Mahabharata The Eternal Quest: India's Ancient Epic" is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its publication.
In a world driven by specialization, some individuals break the mold, embracing multiple passions and roles to enrich their lives and communities. Damodara Katha Das, a spirited soul residing at the Gita Nagari Eco Farm, is a remarkable example of such a modern-day Renaissance man. With an intriguing journey and a tapestry of talents, he has seamlessly blended traditional spiritual practices with diverse skills, embodying a multifaceted life dedicated to service and devotion.
ISKCON Prison Ministry, an initiative of the BBT (Bhaktivedanta Book Trust) Mail Order Department in Los Angeles, has been a spiritual lifeline providing spiritual support and guidance to incarcerated people for five decades.
In the vibrant metropolis of Istanbul, Turkey, a growing community of Hare Krishna devotees led by Nrsimha Krsna Das and his wife Krsnamala Devi Dasi have made remarkable strides in spreading the message of Krishna consciousness. In a predominantly Muslim country with its unique religious and political sensitivities, their efforts to establish authentic friendships and preach the timeless teachings of Lord Krishna have been nothing short of inspiring.
In a captivating interview with Jagannath Das, ISKCON News explored his remarkable spiritual journey and his newly released books that offer profound insights into yogic texts of antiquity.
Raised in a Krishna-conscious household, Jagannath Das has inherited a rich legacy of devotion and storytelling. His father, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, played a pivotal role in popularizing Hare Krishna music through his album "A Change of Heart."