During these trying times of the pandemic, for devotees who are not working and stuck at home, ISKCON Nashik, India, is offering a great opportunity to participate in an online Chaitanya Caritamrta contest.
While the coronavirus is spreading throughout the world, luckily for us, so is kindness. The simple acts of kindness are powerful, cathartic, and could change our lives forever. ISKCON News is calling young artists, aged 3-18, to recognize and capture these little acts of kindness around them and turn them into an artwork.
An initiated ISKCON devotee, Yasodamayi devi dasi (Ieva Zasimauskait), disciple of Sankarshana Dasa Adhikari from Lithuania, has made it to the Grand Final of EuroVision, the most popular international song contest, which is taking place in Lisbon, Portugal.
After successful organization of the Bhagavad Gita contest for school children in 2014-15, wherein more than 3,000 students participated, Shikshashtakam Das (Chief, ISKCON Nashik, Maharastra, India), immediately had a thought to do it for the teachers next time.
ISKCON devotee Premamaya Vasudeva Das (Pierre Edel) has reached the third stage in Season 3 of the Russian version of TV singing competition show The Voice, an international phenomenon. At every opportunity along the way, he’s sharing what he knows about God consciousness, vegetarianism, and sacred mantras with judges, contestants, and journalists.
More than 200 young minds from all over India participated in the GIE Contest each with their individual business modules focussing on 'Green Technology for Sustainable Future', 'Technology Solutions for Rural India', 'Thinking on Global ideas Using Local Infrastructure' and project based on 'Skill development for Underprivileged'.
"Bhaktivedanta College Radhadesh" by Gauragovinda Das and Suravarya Das (Croatia).
In the Fall 2013, ISKCON News called out to Krishna devotee videographers to send their short videos of inspiring Krishna-conscious people, stories, interesting Krishna-conscious projects, events or activities, or their Krishna-conscious music videos. There were over 50 contestants applied from 14 different countries, and shared their inspiring short films of various subjects, including festivals, spiritual retreats, Deity worship, outreach and artistic programs.