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  • Phoenix Krishna Temple Chants Over 1 Million Names
    The devotees and members of the Phoenix (Arizona, USA) temple held a Harinam mantra group meditation on New Year's day.The enthusiasm for the chanting of the Mahamantra kept increasing throughout the day. By the end of the day 1,415,232 names of the Lord had been chanted, by 143 participants.
  • 'Mukti' the Turkey Gets Real Liberation at Tucson Govinda's
    Toward the end of the Thanksgiving afternoon everyone in the restaurant crew felt they did not want to return the turkey to his ominous fate and they decided to ask the crowd if anyone wanted to 'adopt' the turkey as a pet, and save him from certain slaughter.
  • Girl in a Coma Singer Nina Diaz' Spiritual Makeover

    “When I got my japa [meditation] beads I was still smoking, and I just told myself, ‘I don’t want to smoke with my bead bag,’” she said. “It’s like having your child in your arms and smoking in its face. So since then, I haven’t been smoking, and I had been smoking a lot, like a pack a day.”

  • Cowboy Chant - by the Red Rock Rishis (of Sedona, Arizona)

    "A cowboy, cooking beans somewhere in the desert at sunset, is remembering a mantra he received from his guru. He starts to sing it, and experiences pleasure, a spiritual bliss that gets him higher and higher, beyond time and space." http://redrockrishis.com.

  • Hinduism Is Arizona's Second-largest Religion

    Hinduism is the second-largest practiced religion in Arizona, according to the U.S. Religious Congregations & Membership Study from 2010.

  • Tuscon's (Arizona) ISKCON 50 Gala

    On Saturday, October 15th, under a brilliant Karttika moon, sixty-plus devotees and VIP guests celebrated ISKCON’s 50th anniversary in the courtyard of Govinda’s Natural Foods Buffet. As a harpist stroked heavenly notes, devotees and guests feasted on Govinda’s prasadam, forging new friendships and renewing old ones, for one thing was clear: practically everyone had been here before, setting the stage for the tributes.

  • Arizona Senator John McCain Passes Away

    Most people know him as being a maverick in the political arena, but he was also a friend of ISKCON devotees.