Most people have heard of the Oscar, the Tony and the Emmy Awards. But, who has ever heard of a Wilbur? The Wilbur Award is a highly sought after annual prize awarded to members of the secular media in North America. This year for the first time ever the event was hosted by an RCC member from outside the Christian or Jewish faiths, ISKCON’s own Governing Body Commission Chairman, Anuttama Dasa.
Mr. Vara has helped ISKCON in a variety of campaigns with ISKCON Hungary and Moscow and with many projects for the Hindu community in the UK.
Every year, ISKCON's European Governing Commission choses and awards the best performing devotees in many different fields, including book distribution, outreach, pujari service end event organizing.
The Chandler Award honors excellence in student writing with an emphasis on reporting skill & a grasp of religion issues that is fair, balanced & in accordance with journalistic standards.
In 2012 eleven ISKCON devotees have received the ISKCON Europe Excellence Awards for their outstanding services to the society.
ISKCON`s European Governing Commission would like to call nominations for the third ISKCON Europe Excellence Awards for the year 2011. These awards are to recognize and encourage such exemplary devotees.
The ISKCON Food Relief Foundation of Mumbai, India was presented this month with a National Child Health Award from the first ever Lifebuoy National Child Health Symposium.