Second ISKCON Studies Conference:3-6 July 2009
Birmingham 24-Hour Kirtan
The ISKCON Studies Institute is pleased to invite you to the second ISKCON Studies Conference, "The Guru: Person, Position, Possibilities", to be held at Villa Vrindavan, near Florence, Italy, from 3-6 July 2009. The Conference is a forum for presentations of research and open discussion among the participants.
Three Month Course on the Gita and Sanskrit
Live 24-hour Kirtan this weekend on www.iskconlife.tv There is going to be a really GREAT 24-hour kirtan broadcast from ISKCON Birmingham this weekend. Hear live kirtans from HH Sacinandana Swami, HG Pankajangri Prabhu, HG Madhava Prabhu, Aindra prabhu's Vrindavan group (Govinda, Gopal and Varun Prabhu's), The USA Mayapuri's (Visvambara, Bali, Kish and Akinchan Krishna Prabhu's), and leading devotees from around the UK.
New Service Opportunity: Head Librarian
Bhagavata-sparsa is a new three-month course offered to you under the direction of Sri Gopiparanadhana Prabhu by the Srimad-Bhagavata Vidyapitham, an educational project set up by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.
Vaishnava Marriage Services Registry Accepts New Clients
The Bhaktivedanta Research Centre (BRC) situated at 110A Motilal Nehru Road, Kolkata 700029 is seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian. The successful applicant should ideally hold an MLS or B. Lib. Sci or have on-site experience of information management and be able and willing to lead a variety of services in the development of the BRC library.
Bhagavata Sastri course at Govardhana Open for Admission
The Dasi-Ziyad Family Institute (www.dzfi.org) announces a promotion for the Vaisnava Marriage Services Registry. Register Now (from April 25, 2009 – June 30, 2009) and take a 25% discount ($10 off) of the registration fee of $40. Vaisnava Marriage Services Registry is provided for: o The devotee (male or female) who wants to marry a compatible devotee spouse; o Parents who want to provide their daughters with quality choices of compatible devotee fiancés.
The Glorification Of Vaisnanas In The Spirit Of Unity
We are happy to announce that the Fourth Bhagavata Sastri course at Govardhana Srimad-Bhagavata Vidyapitham is now open for admission. The Bhagavata Sastri course is unique in many ways: ** it is headed by one of ISKCON's most renowned devotee-scholars, Gopiparanadhana Prabhu; ** the school's premises are located at Sri Govardhana, one of Krsna's most favorite places;
Vaisnava Marriage and Family Fest
We the members of the Bali Vaisnavas communities are humbly requesting your participation in the up coming event "Bali Sankirtan Festival": "The Glorification Of Vaisnanas In The Spirit Of Unity" The festival will be held on 20th until 24th November 2009 in Bali.
Radha-Muralidhara Re-union in New York, May 2-3, 2009
Announcing The First Ever Vaisnava Marriage and Family Fest! At the Festival of Inspiration 2009 May 8, 9, 10th , New Vrindavan Hosted by the Grihastha Vision Team We cordially invite all Vaisnavas, families & friends to attend the first Vaisnava Marriage & Family Fest.
Ranganiketan Manipuri Cultural Arts Troupe
Her Grace Kama-giri Devi Dasi, dear disciple of Srila Prabhupada, is co-ordinating the first ever reunion of devotees who served or connected in any way with Their Lordships, Sri Sri Radha-Muralidhara, in Cleveland, OH in the 70’s and 80’s before and after They were relocated first to New Vrndavan and later to New York.
The Glorification Of Vaisnanas In The Spirit Of Unity
Srila Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami Sripad Maharaj's Ranganiketan Manipuri Cultural Arts Troupe www.ranganiketan.com will be making a tour of Europe from 5th - 25th July this year Devotees who are interested in utilizing the artiste's preaching potential by organizing programs should contact me (ajit das) to discuss the possibilities as soon as possible.
Japa Retreat in Radhadesh with Sacinandana Swami
We will be very pleased to have your holy presence and your participation in this auspicious occasion. For the devotees who like to join and participate in these programs, can enter Bali with on arrival visa for 7 days with a charge of $ 10 USD and those who wish to stay longer up to 30 days with a charge of $ 25 USD to the Bali immigration officer at the Airport.
Have You Witnessed A Prasadam Miracle?
Last year’s Japa Retreat in Radhadesh was wonderfully inspiring. The devotees felt such enthusiasm about their breakthrough experiences that we immediately decided to have Japa Retreat Level 2 in 2009. Japa retreats are now being conducted in all parts of the world and are becoming more and more sought after by devotees and friends of Lord Krishna.
Festival of Inspiration 2009
For the past 35 years I’ve been cooking prasadam in ISKCON kitchens, including the well-known Kalachandji’s Restaurant in Dallas, Texas started in 1982, and now in Gainesville, Florida, home of the huge daily Krishna Lunch program at the University of Florida serving 5,000 plates a week. After seeing prasadam touch so many lives, I have resolved to compile a book entitled The Glories of Krishna Prasadam to disseminate such prasadam pastimes along with other important related topics.
Building Bridges Conference at ISKCON of DC, April 10-12, 2009
The organizers are looking for serious presenters to participate in the event. We want and welcome diversity to compliment the many areas of Krishna Consciousness that are available these days. If you are personally interested or can point the way to someone that might be, please contact Malati devi: email@example.com 304-845-95918
Devotees Invited to Attend Two Powerful Festivals in 2009
I'd like to personally invite you to attend an important conference called "Building Bridges" to be held at the ISKCON of Washington DC temple from April 10th-12th, 2009. This conference focuses on the question: How can we best share the timeless wisdom of Krishna consciousness with increasingly diverse audiences?
Vice President Needed for Kansas City/ Rupanuga Vedic College
Reunion of Sri Sri Radha-Mulidhara with Chota Radha-Mulidhara and all devotees who served Their Lordships in Cleveland from 1970’s - 1990 in Cleveland, OH in New York held in April, 2009. B.T. Swami International Vyasa-Puja and Black Lotus Affair during the Weekend of Remembrance Spiritual God-family Reunion, May, 2009, held in Cleveland, Ohio.
Book Distributers Needed
Kansas City is known as the Heart of America as it is located geographically in the center of America. It is also called the “City of Fountains” because it has more than 200 fountains, the second most in the world, just behind Rome.
Mexico Krishna Culture Festival Tour, December 19 - January 4
I am looking for devotees in different countries who are either taking care of the temple stores or others who would will be interested to distribute my book Salted Bread in their countries. The book is about beginning of our movement in former USSR and about persecution and torture of early devotees.
Gaura Purnima Festival 2009
Manu and Jaya Radhe of ISKCON Youth Ministry are now accepting applications from youth and young adults for the Krishna Culture Festival Tour through Mexico, December 19, 2008 - January 4, 2009.
European Bicycle Tour
We take pleasure to invite devotees from all over the world to celebrate Gaura Purnima 2009 festival in Mayapur. The highlight of this year's festival will be Maha Abhisheka to big deities of Sri Panca Tattva on 25th February 2009. Don’t miss it! The next Maha Abhisheka will take place after another five years i.e. in the year 2014.
Annual Fall Retreat for Vaishnavis
This is Mark from Saranagati Farm in B.C. Canada. Visakha Devi-dasi and myself are organizing a tour of Europe by bicycle from Sweden to Spain in the fall of 2010. We will visit several Hare Krsna farms and temples along the way. A fee $1,000.00 will cover support vehicle and prasadam. You bring bike, sleeping arangement, helmet, etc.
World Holy Name Week
FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN A SATSANG HIGHLIGHTING THE HEART Especially for followers and well-wishers of Srila Prabhupada Dates: Fri. Oct. 10,t,h Sat. Oct. 11,th Sun. Oct. 12th Place: New Vrindaban Community , West Virginia (Located in the Appalachian foothills - nearest airport: Pittsburgh )
San Diego Brahmacari Seminar
Annual World Holy Name Day has blossomed into Annual World Holy Name Week.
This year, we are observing World Holy Name Week:
September 13 - 21, 2008.
This 9 period day features several exciting tithis. It starts from a Saturday (Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura — Appearance), and concludes on a Sunday - Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the USA!
Mayapur Institute: Fulfilling ISKCON's First Purpose
ISKCON Sannyasa Ministry and many senior leaders have felt an increasing need for forums in which this training is systematically imparted, especially in North America. In response to this need a 3-day conference at ISKCON San Diego is planned by H.H. Candramauli Swami in a cooperative endeavor with H.H. Prahladananda Swami, H.H. Bhakti Vikasa Swami and H.G. Maha Tattva Prabhu T.P. ISKCON San Diego.
The Mayapur Institute's revised approach to the VTE Bhakti-sastri course, which will be piloted in Mayapur on November 9, 2008, deals with the main subjects of Bhakti-Sastri in seven distinct units. These seven units reflect the fundamental principles of learning presented in ISKCON's first purpose and in the VTE (Vaisnava Training and Education) approach to education, wherein students progressively learn knowledge ("spiritual knowledge"), skills ("techniques of spiritual life") and values ("check the imbalance of values...") in a systematic manner.