New Book Explores Yamuna Devi’s Study of Seva Puja
Devotee Engineer Distributes Bhagavad-gita and Celebrates Janmastami in Antarctica
Yamuna Devi: The Study of Seva-Puja, compiled by Dinatarini Devi, presents and expands upon Yamuna Devi's original “Deity Book,” containing the much-loved ISKCON pioneer's notes and illustrations on deity worship and dress.
A Plea to Help His Grace Sriman Locana Das (ACBSP)
Surendra Singh, an engineer and ISKCON devotee, has distributed Bhagavad-gita As It Is, celebrated Janmastami, and practiced Krishna consciousness with fellow scientific expedition team members at the Indian Antarctic research station “Maitri.”
Lakeland Bhakti Cottage to Facilitate Creative Sanga and Retreats
In almost every ISKCON temple and center worldwide, a large or small murti of ISKCON Founder-Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada can be found. The murti is worshiped daily no different from any deity of the Lord, and Srila Prabhupada is thus considered to be personally present to accept our service and bless his devotees and followers.
South Africa’s Vaishnavi Ministry Reaches Out to Help Vaishnavis During Women’s Month
The Bhakti Cottage in the UK’s Lake District National Park will be a place where people can stay and learn about Bhakti Yoga, Kirtan and conscious creativity amidst beautiful natural surroundings.
Three Generations Share Their Favorite Janmastami Memory
The Vaishnavi Ministry of South Africa has been reaching out to honor and serve the Vaishnavi community during Women’s Month, by providing counseling, spiritual support, and care packs during difficult times.
Gita Nagari Farm Launches Bhakti Immersion Experience
Janmastami, Lord Krishna's Appearance Day, is a very special day for bhakti practitioners. Here, three generations of devotees recall some of their favorite Janmastami memories.
Federal Minister Julia Kloeckner visits Goloka Dhama, Germany
The Gita Nagari farm in Port Royal, Pennsylvania has launched the Bhakti Immersion Experience, a Krishna conscious residency for new and experienced bhakti practitioners aged 18 to 28 with three, six or nine-month options.
Lives of Service: The Kalasamvara Das Interview
On August 10, Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Julia Kloeckner chose the ISKCON Bhakti Retreat Center Goloka Dhama in southern Germany as the start of a tour with e-bikes in her ongoing election campaign. The minister is running for the federal elections on September 26, 2021, and Goloka Dhama in the small village of Abentheuer is part of her election district.
A Bond of Love Interview Series Connects Viewers With Srila Prabhupada
Kalasamvara Das is one of the most joyful, ecstatic and dedicated devotees we’ve had the fortune to speak to. We hope you enjoy this chat with him!
Srila Prabhupada: The Greatest Communicator
A Bond of Love, a series of online interviews, sees Vaishnavi disciples of Srila Prabhupada sharing their memories and realizations about their spiritual master twice a month, and thus connecting multiple generations with ISKCON’s Founder-Acarya.
Remembering Bhakti Charu Swami: Triobhava Mahotsava | Zoom | July 18-24th, 2021
Not only did Prabhupada directly focus on winning people’s hearts and bringing as many to the process of bhakti as possible; but he was also an expert in creating and sustaining, as the Communications Ministry puts it, “favorable environments for advancing the goals of the Krishna consciousness movement.”
Devotee and Activist Sana Mittar, 19, Receives Prestigious Diana Award
Remembering Bhakti Charu Swami: Triobhava Mahotsava. On Zoom from July 18-24th, 2021.
Queen's Award for Voluntary Service Given to Food For All Charity in the UK
Sana Mittar, a young devotee who attends the ISKCON Punjabi Bagh temple in Delhi with her family, has been honored with the Diana Award. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, it is the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9 to 25 years can receive for their social action or humanitarian work.
Chief Justice of India Seeks Blessings of Sri Sri Radha Govinda at Tirupati
Food For All has been awarded the Queen's Award for voluntary service, the highest award in charity service.
Devotees From All Over Brazil Take Online Vaishnava Care Seminar
The Honorable Chief Justice of India, Shri NV Ramana visits ISKCON Tirupati
Your Ever Well-Wisher: Stories of Srila Prabhupada’s Care for All
“We certainly hope that after having attended the seminar, devotees are inspired and will inspire others to be trained and launch Vaishnavas CARE teams in their respective communities,” Ekanistha Radha says.
Humble 93-Year-Old Man Inspires Singapore Congregation By His Example
ISKCON News is commemorating Srila Prabhupada's 125th appearance anniversary with a series of articles glorifying his achievements, contributions and qualities.
“Krishna’s People” Gives Voice to Italian Devotees Practicing Krishna Consciousness In Their Everyday Lives
Kandarpa Koti Krishna Das is not a Ph.D. holder in Vaishnava studies, neither is he a famous millionaire businessman, nor will you find a famous youtube or Facebook channel in his name, nor is he the GBC or the temple president of his local ISKCON temple.
HG Vaikuntheshwari Laxmi Devi Dasi Passes Away
Krishna’s People (Gente di Krishna), a new online talk show in Italian, gives voice to the devotee majority in Italy – those who live regular lives working, studying and taking care of their families, while incorporating Krishna consciousness.
Letter from the GBC: HG Pankajanghri Prabhu Has Departed
With Profound grief sharing, HG Vaikuntheshwari Laxmi Devi Dasi, admitted in the hospital for the last 18 days, has left her body on 30-Apr @ 8:30 PM IST due to Covid19.
News Brief: Critical Health of Head Pujari of Mayapur, Pankajanghri Prabhu, Prayers Requested
HG Pankajanghri Prabhu, ISKCON's most beloved Nrsimhadeva pujari, has departed from this world in Sri Dham Mayapur the morning of May 4th, 2021.
News Brief: Fire in Kolkata ISKCON Temple, Deities are Safe
There has been no improvement in Pankajanghri prabhu's health for the last few weeks, he is being moved to Mayapur. Prayers are requested.
Transcendental Throwback: ISKCON Memories Part 1
Yesterday, Monday, April 26th, at around 6 pm, devotees heard a blast then found smoke in the Albert Road, ISKCON Kolkata Temple. The Deities were moved to a safe location, but the damage was severe in the dress and Deity rooms.
In our Trancendental Throwback, a spin on "Throwback Thursday," devotees from around the world submit a photo from earlier in their devotional life to ISKCON News. Along with it, they share their memories of the moment shown in the photo and what it means to them. The result? A fun and inspirational look back at ISKCON of decades past.