Fifteen Thousand Attend New Temple Opening in Farmington Hills, Michigan
Transcendental Art Seminar in New Mayapur, France
A pearl-white Indian-style dome with a golden chakra rose from the $1.4 million converted restaurant, glinting in a blue, sunny sky as devotees from all over the U.S., along with general public from the local area participated in the five-day festival.
End of Life: Model of Care Conference
In August 2018, the New Mayapur community in the Loire Valley, France will have their first Transcendental Art Seminar. The courses will be given by Dhriti dasi and Ram Das Abhiram Das, senior disciples of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
ISKCON D.C. Temple Hosts Israeli Embassy Visit
A joint initiative between ISKCON UK and the SWAN end of life scheme was launched at a day conference in the ISKCON Temple in Leicester. SWAN offers dedicated support to patients in the last days of life and to their families into bereavement and beyond.
Twenty-five Youth Attend Youth Camp in a New Format at ISKCON Varachha, Surat
On April 25th, twenty officials and staff from the Israeli Embassy, including a representative from its Community Relations office, visited ISKCON of Washington D.C.
Spiritual Awakening in West Bengal Schools
Around twenty-five young persons attended a residential youth camp organized by ISKCON Youth Forum Varchha in Surat, which had a unique activity-based format of learning, modelled using techniques from the Institute of Education at the University of London.
ISKCON Nandankanan Uplifts Prisoners in Bangladesh
The Jagrata Chatra Samaj is a Spiritual Academy for Formation and Education (SAFE), an outreach program specifically aimed for students from schools and colleges in West Bengal, India.
European Religious Leaders Hold Annual Conference and Visit Krishna Temple in Budapest, Hungary
10th May was the day of joy for the Hindu prisoners at Chittagong’s prison-house.
Thousands Attend Opening of New ISKCON Temple in “Sin City”
The main topic and the title of the conference was “The Role of Multi-religious Cooperation in Social Cohesion and Human Security.” As part of the program, on May 7th the European religous leaders visited the Hare Krishna Temple in Budapest.
June Meeting to Set Collective Vision for North American Farms
Photos by Bhismadeva Das, Hoofprint Media.
Three thousand people flocked to attend the opening of the long-awaited Sri-Sri Radha Govinda Mandir in Las Vegas on April 28thand 29th– proving Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s prediction that his mission would spread to every town and village… even “Sin City,” Nevada.
Largest Commercial Enterprise of India Signs Letter of Intent with ISKCON Food Relief Foundation, Haryana
Over the past few years, the ISKCON Ministry for Cow Protection and Agriculture (IMCPA) has been bringing ISKCON farms together for biannual continental conferences. Now, the Ministry is beginning strategic planning meetings every other year, to foster team building.
ISKCON Highlights Child Protection on Nrsimha Chaturdasi
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), the largest commercial enterprise in India joined hands with ISKCON Food Relief Foundation, Haryana.
Nrsimhadeva: The Protector of ISKCON
On Nrsimha Chaturdasi -- Saturday April 28th– ISKCON’s Child Protection Office (CPO) will commemorate 20 years of service. On the occasion, its North American headquarters in Alachua, Florida – where the CPO was first established in April 1998 – will put on special events to highlight child protection.
Xpression: Star-studded Fiesta at ISKCON Kanpur
The devotees of the Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir had decided to install a Deity of Lord Nrisimhadeva after being attacked by a group of 35 dacoits in March of 1984. Lord Nrisimhadeva is the protector of His devotees, so what better way could there be of protecting the Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir than by inviting Him to reside there?
VIHE Announces 2018 Bhakti-shastri and Bhakti-vaibhava Courses
The event was focusing on motivating the youth to live 'addiction-free'.
Historic First GBC College for Leadership Development in Latin America
This year the Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education (VIHE) has scheduled its English Bhakti-sastri course for the period starting July 5 and ending November 6, 2018, in Vrindavan, India.
2018 International Vaisnavi Retreat: The Art of Deity Worship
From March 24 to April 6, 2018, GBC College For Leadership Development was held for the first time in Latin America at the Jaladuta Institute (Campina Grande, Brazil), delivered in the Spanish language.
Mayapur Tribal Convention Brings Together Tribes From Five Indian States
The yearly International Vaisnavi Retreat was established in 2011 to give the ladies of ISKCON special educational opportunities and to strengthen networking connections between junior and senior vaisnavis.
Hare Krishna! Film to Premiere in London
The ISKCON Tribal Care Initiative’s 2018 convention ran from March 30thto April 1stin Mayapur, West Bengal this spring. It drew 2,000 tribespeople from thirteen tribes in five Indian states – each with their own culture, language and dressing style.
Radhadesh Kulimela to Focus on Service and Honoring Prabhupada
The UK premiere of the film is taking place at Odeon Covent Garden, Londonin the evening of Monday 23rd April 2018.
Celebrating the Spirit of Togetherness - The 30thDurban Festival of Chariots
As ISKCON’s second and third generations progress in their lives and Krishna consciousness, their signature festival, Kulimela, is also growing and developing in new ways with every event.
ISKCON’s First Farm Community Celebrates 50 Years
Prince Mangusutho Buthelezi (leader of the Inkhata Freedom Party and Prime Minister of the Zulu Nation) visited the festival on Saturday, 31 March. Prince Buthelezi who will turn 90 years old in August this year is currently the most senior statesman in the government cabinet.
GBC College in Russia – Second Residential Session
New Vrindaban, established in the rolling hills of West Virginia in 1968 at the behest of Srila Prabhupada, is a unique place. It’s ISKCON’s very first farm community, and the first cow protection program in the Western World.
Associating with the Supreme Lord Ramachandra
Russian-speaking ISKCON leaders from all over the country (and beyond) assembled in Moscow, in January 2018, for continuing their Zonal Supervisor course, an offering of the GBC College for Leadership Development.
World Water Day: Award-winning Film About the Yamuna Released for Public Screening
Rama sets an example of the perfect king, husband, son, friend, and master.
On this occasion, the production team of ‘The Stolen River’, a 40-minute documentary about the sacred Yamuna, has made the film available for public screening for communities, temples, educational- and other organizations.