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  • Diplomats and Academics Show Support for ISKCON at European 50th Anniversary Event

    Around 200 people attended the European event at the prestigious Bozar Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on September 27th. The evening was entitled “Fostering Peace and Cultural Diversity in Europe through Service, Community and Spiritual Knowledge: The Hare Krishna Movement Turns 50!” Attendees included the Indian Ambassador to Belgium and the EU, Manjeev Singh Puri; Mauritian Ambassador Mr H. Dillum; Fijian Ambassador Mr Deo Saran; and Ugo Papi, the Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Italy.

  • ISKCON Deplores Brussels Attack

    On Tuesday March 22nd 2016, a terrorist attack with multiple blasts shook Belgium’s capital, Brussels, killing and injuring dozens at Zaventem Airport and in the subway. On March 23rd, ISKCON European Office of Communications issued a statement "deploring the atrocious acts of violence committed by monsters that do not represent or practice any spiritual tradition."

  • ISKCON Participates in Hindu Forum of Europe General Assembly

    Several ISKCON leaders participated in the Hindu Forum of Europe’s General Assembly meetings in Savona, Italy on July 3rd and 4th this summer. “We’re trying to make sure that Hinduism is considered an official religion in EU countries, not an obscure sect,” says HFE President Radj Bhondoe. “So far it’s only officially recognized in three EU countries: the Netherlands, the UK and recently Italy. So there’s a lot of work to do.”

  • The Amazing Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

    It's not an accident that Brussels sprouts, like other cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and kale, have a famously unpleasant taste.

  • Hindu Forum of Europe: EU Commission President’s Religious Leaders Meeting
    18 senior religious leaders from all over Europe met on May 30th to discuss the EU’s yearly theme of “citizenship” hosted by the EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, President Van Rompuy and Vice Presiden Laszlo Surjan, and organized by the Bureau of European Policy Advisors (BEPA) headed by Katharina von Schnurbein.
  • Building Hindu Relationships in Europe
    Between March 27th – 28th, 2012 the Hindu Forum of Europe held its Hindu Leaders Meeting in Radhadesh followed by a Networking Luncheon and a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels.
  • Hindu Leaders Will Meet at European Parliament in Brussels

    Hindu leaders and ISKCON devotees from all over Europe will meet on March 27th and 28th in Belgium for The European Hindu Leaders Meeting organized by the Hindu Forum of Europe (HFE). Venues include ISKCON’s Belgian headquarters Radhadesh, and the European Parliament in Brussels.

  • ISKCON Devotee Bids for Brussels to Host Parliament of World Religions

    The next meeting of one of the biggest interfaith gatherings in the world, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, could be hosted in Brussels, Belgium in 2014—and an ISKCON devotee is front and center in the bidding process.