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  • Poem: The Amazing Acharya

    Srila Prabhupada introduced us all to the path of bhakti yoga and the sublime benefits of chanting the holy names of Krishna in the form of the maha-mantra. With great humility, never taking undue personal credit for his accomplishments, Srila Prabhupada once expressed, “My only credit is that I have strictly followed the order of my guru.”

  • Srila Prabhupada Vyasa-puja Posters for Free Download

    By releasing a Vyasa-puja pack, with its booklet, posters, postcards, banners, videos and more, the Srila Prabhupada Position Committee aims to inspire and facilitate ISKCON temples and communities worldwide to enhance the celebration of Srila Prabhupada’s annual Vyasa-puja festivities.

  • Update on the Prabhupada Biopic

    The film HARE KRISHNA! — formerly titled ACHARYA—the 90 minute feature length documentary on the life of Srila Prabhupada is nearly finished. Post-production in Los Angeles is winding down and the film should be finished by the end of this month, thus coming to a close 3 years of production work. The film’s official world theatrical has been locked in for mid June 2017 in New York City.

  • Srila Prabhupada Film To Hit Theaters This Summer

    An ambitious new ninety-minute documentary film about the life of ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada is set to be released in June this summer, and will be a historic event. It will be released in art theaters in twenty key cities throughout the U.S., beginning with New York City.

  • Acharya Preview Clip (2016) - Jaladuta

    ACHARYA, The Life and Legacy of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Directed by Yadubara Das. Coming Soon. For more information, visit

  • "Shedding Skin" A New Experimental Dance Film

    Vrinda's Seth dance film 'Shedding Skin' created with Rasa Acarya Partin was screened at The Outlet Dance Project  in New Jersey, USA, at the beginning of the month, and will be shown at the Indie Fest in Southern California in October 16-19. 

  • Acharya: One Who Teaches By Example - Trailer

    On August 18th, ISKCON celebrates the birthday of its founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977). This upcoming film celebrates his life and echievements. For more information please visit:

  • Reconciling Seemingly Outrageous Figures

    How to understand that according to the scriptures Maharaja Ugrasena had over 100,000 times more bodyguards than the entire present population of the earth planet? The Vaishnava acharyas have given a number of interesting answers.

  • GBC Releases Book On Srila Prabhupada’s Position

    “Srila Prabhupada: The Founder-Acarya of ISKCON,” was written by ISKCON scholar Ravindra Svarupa Das and published by ISKCON GBC Press. “Our main concern [in writing this book] was that, in the very near future, our movement faces a time when all the devotees who had direct experience of Srila Prabhupada will no longer be on the planet,” says Ravindra Svarupa. “And I know from the history of religions that this is always a critical time.”

  • Acharya Film Seeking Interviewees

    There is an urgent need for an updated, revised film on ISKCON-founder Srila Prabhupada with language and imagery appropriate for 21st century viewers.

  • Veteran Filmmaker to Direct New Srila Prabhupada Biopic

    Work is currently underway on a new documentary film about the life of ISKCON Founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, entitled Acharya: One Who Teaches By Example.

  • Acharya: A New Movie on Srila Prabhupada

    Film Production to begin on the life of the Hare Krishna Movement’s Founder, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Production commences on the charismatic leader’s appearance day, Thursday August 29th, 2013.

  • Gauridasa Pandit Requests Gaura-Nitai In Deity Form
    This is the story of how the first deity forms of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Sri Nityananda came to be. In the 15th century, by the solar calendar, a great devotee of Lord Nityananda named Gauridasa Pandit lived in a town on the banks of the Ganges river known as Ambika-Kalna.
  • Jagadish Pandit Remembered
    I realized this when I noticed that January 19th heralded the birth of Jagadish Pandit sometime in the sixteenth century. I know my Hare Krishna festivals well, but I’d never heard of Jagadish Pandit. Why were we celebrating his birthday?