Jagannatha Appears in Chicago Parade
CHICAGO, Illinois – Devotees from around the United States gathered to perform the public singing of the holy names and pull Lord Jagannath’s chariot as part of a parade in Chicago on August 11. More than 1.5 million spectators lined the streets as the parade wound its way through the south of the city.
New ISKCON Center Opens in Chicago Suburb of Naperville
The July 4th weekend is a day of celebration for all Americans; but for ISKCON Chicago devotees, it was especially joyous this year, as they opened their new center in the suburb of Naperville.
Devotees Reach African American Community at Bud Billiken Parade
Over fifty devotees from Matteson, Illionois; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and New York City, including Chicago GBC Romapada Swami, participated in the City of Chicago’s Bud Billiken Parade on August 11th.
Krishna Lunch Comes to Chicago
After seeing the success of the Krishna Lunch program at the University of Florida in Gainesville—which serves hot vegetarian meals to around 1,000 students daily—ISKCON devotees in Chicago have followed its example to create their own.
ISKCON’s Global Contributions Recognized at the World Hindu Congress
A First-of-it's-kind Krishna Homeschool Convention
The World Hindu Congress, which has been billed by many as one of the largest international Hindu conferences with over 2,500 participants from 60 countries, recognized Srila Prabhupada and his International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) for its vital role in spreading the message of Bhagavad Gita around the world.
Beloved Cook of ISKCON Chicago, Visvakarma Das, Departs
The unique feature of this convention will be multiple panelists and presenters with experience in homeschooling.
First-Ever Krishna Homeschool Convention To Be Held in Chicago
A beloved friend and guide to many, Visvakarma Das dedicated his entire life to the service of Lord Krsna. The past 22 years he spent devotedly cooking for the ISKCON Chicago community, amazing devotees with his qualities of compassion, care, and expertise in service.
Sri Sri Kisore Kisori Mandir will host grahasthas who are currently homeschooling their children, or considering it as an option for the future, for a first of it's kind "Krishna Homeschool Convention" to be held on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14.