Mayapur Escapes Cyclone Amphan With Minimal Damage
ISKCON Communications Course Offered Online
Amphan, which was the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal before it weakened, destroyed homes, trees and bridges, and left rural areas without power or communications.
100 Spanish-Speaking Devotees Participate in Online Bhakti Retreat
ISKCON Communications Minister Anuttama Dasa, in collaboration with the Bhaktivedanta College, Radhadesh, adapted the 'ISKCON Communications' training he gives world-wide in the classroom to the online environment.
Daily Virtual Sanga Opportunities During Coronavirus Lockdown
With everyone in self-isolation and practicing social distancing due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, devotees are coming up with more and more creative ways to associate with each other and hold events virtually that would previously have taken place in person.
Strong Earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia
Most ISKCON members around the world are now in “lockdown” due to the corona virus pandemic, and struggling to maintain regular association with other devotees. However, due to modern technology, there are various daily live virtual classes, discussions, japa circles that devotees can take advantage of.
ISKCON Organizes Value Education Olympiad in Delhi
After two major earthquakes on the morning of March 22nd, all inhabitants of Zagreb ran out of their homes. Luckily, ISKCON's Nova Jaladuta temple building did not suffer any major damage, an the Sri Sri Gaura Nitai Deities have been worshiped without disruption.
ISKCON Mayapur Introduces COVID-19 Measures, Daily Nrsimhadeva Puja for the Protection of Devotees
6200 students from 22 different schools of North Delhi, India participated in first Value Education Olympiad organized by ISKCON Punjabi Bagh.
GBC Executive Committee's Statement About Dhanurdhara Swami's Request
With different countries around the world at different stages of COVID-19 precautions, ISKCON Mayapur has introduced its own safety measures for visitors, community devotees, and stranded foreign devotees.
All ISKCON Temples in Italy Closed Down Due to Coronavirus
A few weeks ago, Dhanurdhara Swami approached the GBC Executive Committee with the idea of possibly being reinstated as a member of ISKCON. The GBC EC has discussed the topic and issued a statement.
ISKCON Sunday School Educators to Develop Common Vision at Baltimore Conference
In Italy, the worst hit country in Europe, neither the general public nor devotees can visit the temple because all places of worship – churches, mosques, temples – have been closed down, and everyone has been quarantined in their homes.
The Posthumous Editing of a Great Master's Works: Special Focus on A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
At least 1,200 children in North America are enrolled in official ISKCON Sunday Schools every week. Sunday School educators are set to gather for a Sunday School and Youth Education Conference at ISKCON Baltimore from May 29th to 31st, to develop a common vision and share best practices.
Coronavirus: UK Hare Krishna Temple Shut After Positive Test Result
Thirteen scholars from the US and UK came together at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley, California during the weekend of February 21st through the 23rd for a historic symposium focused on preserving the literary legacy of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda
New ISKCON Temple to Open On Outskirts of Rome
The Bhaktivedanta Manor temple, UK, has been has been closed after a member of the congregation tested positive for coronavirus.
New Vrindaban Becomes Hotspot for Retreats and Seminars with Packed 2020 Schedule
A new ISKCON temple is set to open in the historic town of Velletri in the Castelli Romani hills, Italy, about an hour south of Rome city center.
Major Street in Ahmedabad Renamed In Honor of Srila Prabhupada
From letters Srila Prabhupada wrote to his disciples, we know that he envisioned New Vrindaban as, among other things, a holy place of pilgrimage in North America, where devotees could gather for spiritual education.
TOVP Opens 100,000-Square-Foot Pujari Seva Facility
ISKCON’s temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, is situated in a prominent area of town, and occupies a central and very visible location. Immediately across from the temple is a Bus Stop that has had the name of ISKCON Cross Road BRTS Bus Stop for a long time.
Devotees in Piacenza, Italy Meet Prefect to Promote Interfaith Dialogue
The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium has just reached a major milestone with the grand opening on February 13th of its massive 100,000 square-foot pujari seva facility to serve Sri Sri Radha Madhava.
Five Men Arrested For Plan to Sabotage ISKCON Temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh
This January, Prefect Maurizio Falco and Deputy Mayor Elena Baio of the Italian city of Piacenza received representatives from the main religions in the area, including ISKCON devotees Raghunath Das (Renato Dacarro) and Pritha Dasi (Paola Rossi).
Untimely Rath Yatra: ISKCON Says It Will Take Some Time To Switch 50-Year-Old Traditions
The Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested five suspected members of the banned militant outfit Ansar al-Islam alias Ansarullah Bangla Team from Dhaka last night. The militants were planning to carry out an act of sabotage at the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple in the capital.
ISKCON to Open Largest Pujari Seva Floor
Yudhistir Govinda Das informed that at the request of Gajapati Maharaja, the King of Puri, ISKCON had resolved to move the Rath Yatra festivals that it celebrates across the country to coincide with the 12-day Rath Yatra period in Asadha month.
Jaladuta Cruise Offers Smoother Ride From Kolkata to Mayapur
ISKCON will throw open on Thursday the world’s largest pujari seva on a single-floor facility spread over 2.5 acres at the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium at Mayapur in Nadia.
Varaha Dvadasi – Celebrating The Boar Incarnation
To avoid the bumpy, risky roads and pollution when traveling to the Mayapur Gaura Purnima festival this year, travelers can instead book the Jaladuta boat service organized by the Mayapur Tourism department and enjoy a relaxing cruise down the river Ganga.
Invitation to the Symposium of Education, Mayapur
When Lord Brahma began to meditate on the supreme personality of Godhead, a little tiny bore the size of the tip of a thumb came out from His nose and it went into the sky.
Radhadesh Mellows Draws Record 1,400 Devotees From 50 Countries
Viplavah 2020, the Annual International Symposium by ISKCON Ministry of Education will be held on February 21st & 22nd, 2020, at ILS Venue in Gita Bhavan, Sridham Mayapur.
Vasanta Pancami - Awakening Shades of Yellow and Green
Back in 2009, when devotees in Radhadesh, Belgium held a small kirtan weekend with Sivarama Swami and Madhava, just 100 people attended. It was a similarly intimate group the next year, when festival coordinator Manu Magnin, then 19 years old, took over the organizing and invited his second generation friends.
Vasanta Pancami usually takes place during the month of January or February, and marks the first official day of spring. The spring season signifies new life and joy, and Mother Nature shares that jubilation in the form of blossoming flowers and flourishing trees.