Hare Krishna Health Fair Makes a Proactive Stance for Devotees’ Health
UDGAAR 2019 in Delhi to Create World Record for Largest Drug Awareness Lesson
While devotees are often focused on caring for their spiritual health, our bodies are temples that we use to serve Krishna, and must not be neglected – especially as more ISKCON members become advanced in age.
2020 ISKCON Global Conference of Devotee Attorneys To Be Held In Florida
The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Anti-Addiction: Making India Addiction Free’. With this, ISKCON hopes to inspire youngsters to realize their true potential in a clean, green and progressive India. The annual festival will bring in a mix of academics, dignitaries and over 8000 youngsters together to inspire, learn and celebrate life.
Stunning New Restaurant “Mandala by Radha Govinda” Opens in Slovenia
“This conference will offer devotee attorneys, jurists and law students from around the world the opportunity to meet in person for the first time," organizer Guru Gauranga Das explains.
Sri Bhadra Purnima
The stunning 350 square meter (3,757 sq ft) space is in a prime spot in the city center and offers healthy vegan prasadam to cater to current trends.
Russian Sadhu Sanga Festival Kicks Off as 5,000 Devotees Flood to Black Sea
“If on the full moon day of the month of Bhadra one places Srimad-Bhagavatam on a golden throne and gives it as a gift, he will attain the supreme transcendental destination.”
A Special Way to Observe Vamana Dvadasi
A popular vacation spot in the south of Russia, Jubga is bordered on one side by lush greenery and on the other by the picturesque Black Sea. It has been the site of Sadhu Sanga for the past five years, although the festival was launched over two decades ago.
Devotees Learn About Guru-Disciple Relationship at Ukraine Retreat
The Lord appeared as Sri Vamanadeva in order to honor His devotees – both the demigods, who required His help to gain back their kingdom from the demons, and Bali Maharaja, whose exemplary qualities and characteristics were revealed in his dealings with Lord Vamanadeva.
Moscow Mantra Fest to Bring Mantra Music to a Broad Audience
“One of the benefits of this was to show the disciples the culture of Vaishnava discussion,” says Sarvajna Das. “Another was to help them think about the topic more and how to apply it in their practical lives.”
ISKCON Brisbane Offers Srila Prabhupada 26 Cakes For 26 Qualities
Over 1,000 people new to mantra culture are expected to attend Mantra Fest in Moscow, Russia on September 1st at the Green Concert Club.
Brooklyn Borough President Attends ISKCON Janmastami Festival
The main cake featured the name “Prabhupada” cut into individual letters. These were surrounded by twenty-six small cakes, each with one of his qualities artfully inscribed upon it.
Julan Yatra Festival in Kiev, Ukraine Draws Over 1,000 Devotees
The first Janmastami festival organized by the new ISKCON management at Brooklyn’s Radha Govinda Mandir focused on improving the pilgrim experience to create lasting positive impressions for devotees and visitors alike.
Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Speaks at L.A. Rathayatra
“Around two to three hundred kilograms of flowers were used, including 10,000 roses,” says Vraja Hari. “First, the Deities were showered with flower petals on the altar. Then, the flowers were brought into the temple room, where all the devotees enjoyed lovingly throwing flower petals onto each other while a huge kirtan went on.”
New York State Appellate Court Denies Former Brooklyn Temple Directors’ Application for Injunction
During a visit to Los Angeles for a political function, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Congresswoman from Hawaii, addressed a crowd of about four thousand devotees and members of the public at the L.A. Rathayatra festival on August 4th.
The Mystery of Lord Krishna's Birth
On Sri Balaram Jayanti Mahotsava (the Appearance Day of Lord Balaram), ISKCON’s Governing Body Commission (“GBC”) and the Board of Directors of Bharati Center, Inc. (“Brooklyn Temple” or “Temple") won a notable victory in the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court.
US Boys’ Summer Trip Run by Alumni for 15th Consecutive Year
Many residents of Mathura believe that Lord Krishna appeared in Mathura, but the residents of Vrindavan know that He was born in Vraja, in Gokula.
New Krishna Temple Opens in Salt Lake City
This year, they and other chaperones took thirty-eight boys aged 10 to 17 from Italy, Colombia, Canada and around the U.S. on the Summer Trip from June 22nd to July 23rd.
Men to Explore Confidence, Friendship and Values at MAN-tra Retreat
The new temple project in Salt Lake, conveniently close to the downtown of Utah’s largest city, sits on 4 acres of land and includes the new temple building as well as an existing former school building with existing classrooms, a commercial kitchen, offices, and a large multi-purpose room.
Zagreb, Croatia: National Media Covers the Bliss of Ratha Yatra
Over 135 men from the UK, Canada and the United States are expected to to attend this second annual retreat, which will continue to explore the theme of “being a K.C. guy in the 21stcentury.” Ages will range from 18 up and include multiple generations – last year, grandfathers, fathers, and sons were all present.
Balarama Jayanti at ISKCON Mayapur
On Sunday, August 11th, Sri Sri Jaganatha, Baladeva and Subhadra made their presence for the fourth time on the central streets and squares of the Croatian capital Zagreb.
8,000 Learn About Simple Living, High Thinking at Krishna Valley Fair
The festival of swings which has been going on for the last four days; on the fifth and the final day the devotees take part in a pot breaking festival. In clay pot full with sweets swing on from the top filled with Sri Balaram’s favorite drink the Varuni, a celestial drink from honey that was sent by Varuna, God of the oceans.
Rebuilding the Communications Team in the USA
“Krishna Valley is not just for us to realize Srila Prabhupada’s vision of simple living, high thinking, but to show others that it’s accessible, and teach them how they can also live naturally while keeping God in the center, ” says Communications director Gandharvika Prema Dasi.
First Krishna Homeschool Convention
What do John Lennon, Indira Ghandi, Allen Ginsberg, and Sterling Moss (Formula One Racer) have in common? They all met Srila Prabhupada. To say that Srila Prabhupada was an epic “Communications” person is an understatement.
TOVP Theme Used for New Govardhana Prasadam Booth
Forty four adults and nineteen children came together in the home of Sri Sri Kishore Kishori in Chicago during the weekend of July 13 and 14 to participate in the first-ever Krishna Homeschool Convention.
Laguna Beach Mantra Fest To Give Public An Interactive Spiritual Experience
This four-day music and arts festival attracts 40,000+ people, and as usual the prasadam distribution was a great success.
Dubbed “Mantra Fest,” the outreach portion of Laguna Beach Rathayatra will be held on Sunday July 28th in downtown Laguna Beach, and will be a uniquely interactive experience for the public.