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  • Using Science in Krishna’s Service

    How can devotees trained in science and other academic disciplines best use their education in Krishna’s service? Murali Gopal Das, a Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies research associate with a PhD in Physics, embarked in June on a global tour, to encourage devotees to use science in Krishna’s service. 

  • Intelligent Design in a Modern Vedic Context

    Consciousness is our most immediate experience. Yet, when it comes to studying consciousness beyond one’s own conscious experience, we can only study circumstantial evidence.

  • The Consciousness In Science Conference Was A Great Success

    In preparing for the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies’ Consciousness in Science 2019 conference opening ceremony at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum on Friday 18th January, so much interest arose that it was necessary for the organisers to curtail advertising efforts.

  • Balance

    Balance is a key component of the bhakti practice  - the art of remembering Krishna and our relationship with him. When our life goes to the extremes - it can overwhelm us and move us away from that remembrance.

  • What We See Depends On What We Want To See

    When we function in the world, our desires direct our vision, consciously or subconsciously.

  • BI Conference for All Devotee Scientists Planned for January 2019

    The “Consciousness in Science” Conference will be an opportunity for devotee scientists to come together, hear from others and, perhaps, present original research regarding the scientific basis of Krishna consciousness; or simply to gain inspiration and make new friends and contacts for future collaboration.

  • Spiritual Awareness: Hear the Unheard

    Looks can be deceiving, and often far from the full story. It is said that one who laughs too much, even at small and insignificant things, may well be harboring dissatisfaction and sorrow within. A person who feels impelled to keep talking and communicating, could be experiencing loneliness and lack of meaningful camaraderie.

  • Is It Weird Being a Hare Krishna? - Joe DeGise II

    Joe DeGise II (Yadunath Das) improvisational comedian talks wryly about his own experience of joining the "weird" club of "Lovers of God." A video by Karuna Productios.

  • Prominent Scientists Sign Declaration that Animals Have Conscious Awareness

    Prominent scientists has signed a declaration supporting the idea that animals are conscious to the degree that humans are.

  • Heading: Outreach Video Introducing Japa Meditation


    This is from a new outreach channel called Spirit Matters that aims to give insights into a conscious way of living, ultimately encouraging people to explore Krishna consciousness further.


  • Spirit Matters, An Introduction

    Spirit Matters is a new YouTube channel that tries to give you insights into a conscious way of living. It's about making you think beyond your day to day routine.

  • Amnesiac Man Wakes From Coma Speaking Only Ancient Hebrew

    A 53-year old man who spent six days in the coma, still has no memory of his former life and can only speak… in ancient Hebrew!

  • What Plants Talk About (Full Documentary)

    When we think about plants, we don't often associate a term like "behavior" with them, but experimental plant ecologist JC Cahill wants to change that. The University of Alberta professor maintains that plants do behave and lead anything but solitary and sedentary lives. What Plants Talk About teaches us all that plants are smarter and much more interactive than we thought!

  • New Book: “Six Causes: The Vedic Theory of Creation” by Ashish Dalela

    Presented in lay person’s language, Six Causes will allow readers to assimilate a profound understanding of matter, conscious experience, God, morality, reincarnation, karma and time.

  • Social Media Is No Substitute for Spiritual Media

    Connection with God is not just a matter of getting updated about events – it is essentially about getting upgraded in our consciousness.

  • Russell Brand - Awakened Man

    Russell Brand has recently burst onto the activist and consciousness scene with his interview on BBC a few months ago. Since then, he has been speaking out against many of the injustices that have been plaguing the world from wealth inequality to political corruption.

  • A Christmas Message: Be An Instrument of Peace

    The highest prayer is the prayer to become a selfless instrument in God’s hands. As Saint Francis prayed, “Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace.” He prayed not to receive, but to give.

  • Address to Health Care Practitioners Highlights Soul Care

    "When I think of ‘healthcare’, the first thing that comes to mind is ‘Who are we caring for?’… If I say, ‘I hurt my finger’…Are you caring for my finger, or are you caring for the owner of the finger?"

  • Awakening From a Nightmare

    Talk about living a nightmare. News services worldwide are reporting this Monday, November 23, 2009 that a Belgian man “though to be in a coma for 23 years was actually conscious the whole time.