40th Anniversary of Prabhupada’s Palace Brings Memories, Connection and Healing
Ganga Swells, Filling Low Lands Around Mayapur
Srila Prabhupada’s Palace is one of ISKCON’s most impressive achievements. Built by young, inexperienced devotees who trained themselves in construction and artisanal skills, it began in 1973 as a simple residence for Prabhupada.
ISKCON-London Honors Devotees Who Served Over the Past 50 Years at Volunteers Dinner
Due to the recently released large quantities of water from barrages Ganga has swollen, covering all low lands, and is flowing by the Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Marg road.
Sri Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir Kartika Parikrama Schedule
The venue for the event was Conway Hall, where Srila Prabhupada had given a series of lectures in 1969.
Kartik Navadvip Mandala Parikrama 2019
Kartika is glorified in the Puranas as very special for making spiritual advancement and the best place to be in Kartika is Sri Braja Dham
Dialogue on Editing Srila Prabhupada’s Books Held in Washington, D.C.
Kartik Navadwip Mandal Parikrama organized by the Mayapur Chandras is a small and intimate gathering of devotees travelling to various holy places hearing and chanting about the glories of Sri Sri Gaura Nitai and Their associates.
ISKCON UK Recreates Abbey Road Album Cover to Celebrate 50th
Members of the BBT along with a group of concerned devotees, including those with expertise on the subject of editing, convened at ISKCON of Washington, D.C. from September 20th to 22nd, for an extended discussion on the contentious issue of post-samadhi editing of Srila Prabhupada’s books.
Thousands Cultivate Service Mood at Ukraine’s Bhakti Sangam Festival
“After we celebrated ISKCON’s global 50th anniversary in 2016, I was keen to capture the mood of something quintessentially British for our own UK Golden Anniversary in 2019,” says UK communications director Mina Sharma. “And what is more British than The Beatles!”
Hare Krishna Health Fair Makes a Proactive Stance for Devotees’ Health
Launched in 1996 by Niranjana Swami and starting with an attendance of only 400, it grew to become one of ISKCON’s biggest festivals, with an unbelievable 12,000 devotees participating at one point.
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.
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.