ISKCON News Managing Editor Position Opening
Longtime ISKCON News Editor Krishna-lila Dasi Moves on to New Role After A Decade of Service
ISKCON News has an opening: the Managing Editor position in its team for a seasoned editor, manager, or budding professional looking for experience.
ISKCON Rolls Out Strategies Against Domestic Abuse
After over a decade of dedicated service, Krishna-lila Dasi is moving on from her position as managing editor of ISKCON News. An award-winnning professional filmmaker, she will continue to work with ISKCON News as a freelance contributor of short films, an exciting new development for the website.
New Documentary about Punk-Rock Legend Poly Styrene (Maharani Dasi)
For over twenty years Vaishnavi Ministers, currently led by Global Minister Radha Dasi, have been working to support devotee women’s voices and rights, including efforts to address domestic abuse (also known as domestic violence) within ISKCON.
ISKCON South Africa’s Leaders Begin Inclusion and Belonging Training
This documentary follows Celeste as she examines her mother’s unopened artistic archive and traverses three continents, including the sacred lands of India to better understand Poly the icon and Poly the mother.
Grihastha Vision Team Explores “Creating Meaningful Relationships” In Pre-Valentine’s Day Q &A
The program's goal is the "creation of an ISKCON culture and leadership that celebrates and protects diversity and inclusion, making all devotees feel at home."
Karnamrita Dasa, Who Lived to Give, Passes Away
The GVT is a group of Vaishnava couples who focus on helping devotees in ISKCON to have healthy marriages and happy families.
Hare Krishna Festivals Podcast to Virtually “Tour” the UK
Karnamrita was someone who cared about others in a deep meaningful way and devoted his life to make the lives of others better; someone who knew the meaning of love and lived it through his words and actions; someone who made everyone feel relaxed, valued and accepted.
Unsung Heroes: Jagadisananda Das Serves Prabhupada’s Books for 45 Years
With 2021 unfortunately again looking unlikely to allow festivals in the old model, the Hare Krishna Festivals team has now decided to start a video podcast, “Hare Krishna Festivals UK Tour,” which will “travel” virtually around the UK.
Mayapur Community Member Shot Dead
What has kept the International Society for Krishna consciousness going for 54 years now? Much has been down to the steady efforts of quietly dedicated devotees, doing their services day in and day out for decades.
TKG Academy in Dallas Announces Virtual Open House
In a sad and shocking turn of events, a Mayapur community devotee, Rashik Shekhar Das, was shot dead in his office in Gournagar, just adjacent to the ISKCON property in Mayapur, West Bengal.
ISKCON Devotee Achieves World Record by Reciting all 700 Verses of Bhagavad-gita From Memory in 73 Minutes
TKG Academy, a PK - 12 independent private school in Dallas TX, the first school established in ISKCON by Srila Prabhupada, is holding a virtual Open House on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
Larry King, Who Asked on CNN 'Why Are Krishnas in the Airports,' Passes Away
Krishna Chandra Das of the ISKCON Daiva Varnashrama Ministry (IDVM) has been included in the World Book of Records for reciting all 700 verses of the sacred text Bhagavad-gita from memory in the minimum time of 73 minutes.
Temple Youth Qualify as Co-principals at UK’s Avanti Schools Trust
Among the thousands of interviews he recorded during his long career, was one held in 1996 wherein KIng interviewed Anuttama Dasa, then ISKCON's North American Minister of Communications, and an official of the US Federal Aviation Administration.
Yamuna Devi’s Original Deity Book “Yamuna Devi: A Study of Seva Puja” to be Published
2008 saw the opening of the UK’s first state-funded Hindu school when the landmark Krishna Avanti Primary School in Harrow opened its doors. 12 years later, the Trust educates more than 4,000 students across 10 schools up and down the country, with many more in the pipeline.
Alachua’s Hare Krishna Community Radio Soft Launches on Christmas Day
Coming this Spring, the historical gem details Yamuna Devi’s studies in Deity worship from the early 1970s, including her extensive India studies with temple sevaites and her later years of worship of Sri Sri Radha-Banabehari.
Two Devotees Share Their Surprisingly Blissful Lockdown Experience
A Hare Krishna Community Radio station based in Alachua, Florida had a soft launch on Christmas Day, broadcasting a series of devotional programs on the holiday as well as over four days at New Year’s.
ISKCON Zurich Searching for New Co-Temple Presidents
Although 2020 has been a tough year for us all, some have discovered silver linings amidst the challenges. When ISKCON New Vrindaban, West Virginia went into a two-week lockdown on Thanksgiving Day to keep the community safe, two women from opposite sides of the world found themselves in an unexpected quarantine.
Beloved Pujari and Preacher Tungavidya Devi Dasi Passes Away
ISKCON Zurich is searching for new Co-Temple Presidents for the Krishna Temple in Zurich, Switzerland.
Senior Russian Vaishnava Brahmananda Puri Das Passes Away
Tungavidya Devi Dasi passed away at the Rama Krishna Mission Hospital in Vrindavan amidst all auspiciousness.
Protecting Children Online
About two weeks ago, Brahmananda Puri, one of the seniormost Russian-speaking Vaishnavas, was hospitalized with pneumonia as a result of COVID-19.
Australasia Communications Director Paints Bhagavad-gita Art Exhibition
More than ever before, children 'live' online. In collaboration, ISKCON's Ministry of Education, Child Protection Office North America, and Youth Ministry produced a set of recommendations for children's online safety.
Drutakarma Das Working on New Book About Extreme Human Antiquity
The Bhagavad-gita As It Is exhibition will consist of twenty contemporary, expressionistic paintings, which will be a large 2 x 1.5 meters each and will give an overview of the Bhagavad-gita As It Is chapter by chapter.
Lives of Service: The Arcana Siddhi Devi Dasi Interview
The book, Drutakarma says, “Is composed of new cases of archeological evidence that are consistent with Vedic and Puranic accounts of very ancient human presence on this planet.”
MANtra Retreat for Men Goes Virtual This Weekend
During COVID-19, we are missing out on devotee association. Lives of Service is an ISKCON News interview series that we hope feels like sitting down for a chat at the Sunday Feast with an old friend or a devotee you’d like to get to know.
Topics include "Vaishnava Masculinity," "Men, Marriage and Myth," "Fatherhood," "Pornography, Pernicious and Prevalent," "Empowerment," "Brahmacari Ashrama—The Spirit Still Matters, and So Does the Form," and more.