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  • Argentina’s Hadai Pandit Institute Holds Congress on Conscious Sustainable Development

    Over 30 speakers are explaining sustainable development from a Krishna conscious point of view at the Congress on Conscious Sustainable Development, which is running from September 6th to 10th and is entirely in Spanish. 

  • The Argentine Vaishnava Community Mourns the Tragic Passing of Policeman Bhakta Pablo

    Juan Pablo Roldan officer of the Argentine Federal Police, was killed during the performance of his duty. The Hare Krishna Community has received the news with shock and sadness.

  • Argentina Hosts Latin America’s Biggest Disciples Course Ever Virtually

    So far tens of thousands worldwide have completed the course, which has inspired a family togetherness amongst devotees, as well as a strong dedication to Srila Prabhupada, their gurus, and Lord Chaitanya’s mission.

  • Argentina: Prasadam Distribution to Police Officers

    During their quarantine duty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, around 60 law enforcement officers receive a plate of meal and hot drink every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from local ISKCON devotees. 

  • First Latin American CPO Director Works Hard to Keep ISKCON Children Safe

    Baladeva Das was appointed CPO Director in October 2018 by ISKCON’s Latin Regional Governing Body (RGB). Since joining ISKCON in 1991 in Argentina, he has done preaching, communications and educational services, lead the Nava Gundica Dhama temple, and helped edit and translate the Spanish edition of Caitanya-Caritamrita.

  • Bhaktivedanta Library South American Seminar: An Unforgettable Spiritual Adventure

    In February 2019, a Bhaktivedanta Library Seminary was held with a great success in the farm of Nava Gundica dham, Mendoza, Argentina, with the idea of focusing on the service to the scriptures "sastra seva", promoting the vision of bhakti by studying and distributing Srila Prabhupada's books.

  • Simultaneous Ratha Yatras Held on Both Sides of Argentina in Historic Event

    Argentina saw a unique moment in ISKCON’s history on Thursday November 22nd. Two major Ratha Yatra festivals took place at the same time on both sides of the country – one in its capital city Buenos Aires, on the East Coast, and one in Mendoza, on the Western border of the country, at the foot of the Andes mountain range. 

  • Harinama Party Bus Hits Buenos Aires

    The harinama party bus is the brainchild of husband and wife Prema Rupa Madhava Das and Prema Rupini Madhavi Dasi, who were born in the same year, share the same zodiac sign and were called Paul and Paula before becoming devotees. The two are also soulmates when it comes to service.

  • ISKCON 50 Mantra Fest in Argentina Draws Newcomers

    On June 18th, nearly one hundred and sixty yoga teachers attended a Mantra Festival in Buenos Aires in honor of ISKCON’s 50th anniversary. The free cultural event was held at the Valle Tierra yoga center in Palermo, a hip alternative neighborhood of Buenos Aires that is particularly receptive to vegetarianism, yoga and kirtan. The venue was decorated with an ISKCON 50 banner featuring Srila Prabhupada.

  • ISKCON News’ Spanish Website Recovers From Hacker Attack, ISKCON News’ Spanish language website, is back in action after beating off a hacker attack which targeted the site back on April 26th. “I received an email from an unknown sender asking for money in exchange for solving problems on the website,” says managing editor Baladeva Das, who also serves as the Communications Director for ISKCON Argentina. “I thought it was spam and deleted it.”

  • "I Wanted to Go for a Walk"

    Visiting Buenos Aires, The "Walking Monk" reveals how trekking can guide to divinity. Interview with Bhakti Marga Swami in a prestigious Argentine newspaper Clarín Buena Vida.

  • ISKCON News Launches New Spanish Website

    ISKCON News, the official news agency of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, has launched the Spanish version of its website on January 1st, 2014. The website opens ISKCON News’ reach to a vast extent: Spanish currently has 410 million native speakers, and is a second language for a further 60 million, while it is the official language in 21 countries.

  • ISKCON Argentina Reaches A Mainstream Audience
    After many years of hard work and struggle, devotees in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina, are seeing their efforts pay off as Krishna consciousness reaches a mainstream audience.
  • Interfaith Prayers in Mendoza, Argentina

    On November 22 the Inter-religious Council of Mendoza, Argentina, held its yearly meeting entitled as “A Day of Reflection for Peace.”

  • Interfaith Meeting in Mendoza, Argentina
    On March 22nd, an Interfaith Meeting was held by the members of the Interfaith Council of Mendoza, Argentina. ISKCON was represented by Krishna Kshetra Das and Baladeva Das.
  • New Buenos Aires Restaurant A Hit With Trendy Clientele

    It’s been a full house since day one for a brand new restaurant, called Naturaleza Divina—or Divine Nature—which recently launched at the ISKCON temple in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.

  • Argentine Archbishop Slams Santa Claus
    Archbishop Fabriciano Sigampa of the northern city of Resistencia, Argentina said in mass, insisting that children should not confuse celebrating the birth of Christ "with a fat man dressed in red."