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  • Book Distribution Campaign Celebrates Genius of Bhaktivinod Thakur

    This year the Bhaktivinod Thakur book distribution campaign runs from May 26th to July 10th (Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur’s Disappearance Day). It provides an interim point for devotees around the world to check their progress in the Bhadra campaign, and to celebrate the genius of the Vaishnava Acharya Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur.

  • The Harmonist, Volume One Now Available in Ebook Format

    The original version of The Harmonist appeared as ‘Sri Sajjana Tosani’ in Bengali in the year 1879, published by the Vaisnava pioneer Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.

  • Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura – The Saviour of the Disciplic Succession

    It is the 19th century, the British have already colonized India and western influence has already started taking its shape in Bengal. The British along with Bhadralok (the members of social elite) have already belittled Hinduism and Gaudiya Vaishnavism was no exception. In this period of chaos a great personality - Kedarnath Dutta - took birth amongst the Bhadralok.

  • Expectations

    Have you heard it said these days that the secret to happiness is to lower your expectations? It makes sense, doesn’t it? We often put so much pressure on ourselves or each other, due to our unnecessary or overblown expectations. 

  • Should a Devotee Give Up His Duty?

    Bhaktivinod Thakura was a high court judge and he was so expert in his work that when he wanted to take retirement the government pleaded him not to do so.

  • A Treasure Trove of Vaishnava Literature

    The library is home to the collection of  thousands of works, including the personal diary of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, some original handwritten articles by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, and a 200-page songbook handwritten by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.

  • Bhaktivinoda Thakura - The Seventh Goswami

    Although Bhaktivinoda Thakura is especially recognised for re-discovering the birth place of Lord Caitanya, he in fact re-discovered and re-established Lord Caitanya’s movement. 

  • Advanced Insignificance

    In front of an ocean we realise how tiny we are! In the same way, as one advances in their relationship with God, their genuine appreciation and admiration of His character and qualities grows exponentially.

  • Memorable Moments of The Navadwip Parikrama 2015

    This twenty-one-minute video shows carefully selected moments from ISKCON's International Navadwip Parikrama 2015. The event took place on 22-28 Feb, and was organised by the ISKCON World Headquaters at Mayapur Dhama. A video by Vasudev Das.

  • Original Harmonist Magazines Restored in Eight-Volume Set

    Seventy-eight years after the last issue of The Harmonist – the legendary academic magazine produced by ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada’s guru Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati – all its issues have been lovingly restored in a new eight-volume set dubbed “The Harmonist As It Is.”

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  • Wikipedia Commemorates Bhaktivinoda Thakura’s 100th Disappearance Day

    Today, for the whole day of June 23rd, Wikipedia is commemorating Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s 100th disappearance anniversary by a clickable reference to his article, complete with his photograph on its Main page. The Wikipedia section "On this day…" is dedicated to promoting events of global significance.

  • Love God with All Thy Heart and with All Thy Soul

    The Biblical dictum, “Love God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,” is not an invitation for the practice of earthly love towards God.

  • Three Vaishnava Saints—Our Worshipable Family
    We take a look at some of the greatest Gaudiya Vaishnava saints whose appearance and disappearance days we have recently observed: Shrila Jiva Gosvami, Bhaktivinode Thakur, and Namacharya Shrila Haridas Thakur.
  • Disappearance Day of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur
    Sunday, July 11, 2010, is the disappearance day of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur an Acharya in our Gaudiya Vaishnava Sampradaya. ISKCON, Vrindavan also celebrated this festival.