D Magazine is available at every grocery store in Dallas, and is one of the best-selling magazines per capita in the U.S. on local newsstands. Devotees are saying that its piece – entitled “The Wild Pursuit of Bliss” – exhibits a rare look at the deeper essence of Krishna consciousness, not often found in the media.
Vraja Kishor Schomaker has been awarded a Comet transfer scholarship, and is entering his third year of college with over seventy-five credits. All this despite a terrifying battle with a brain tumor in 2017 that left him temporarily unable to read.
Previously, Rathayatra in Dallas was a small scale affair, with ISKCON Dallas devotees pulling Lord Jagannath’s chariot through their local neighborhood. But last Spring saw them partner with the Dallas Arts District to put on “Festival of Joy,” a major cultural event for the entire Dallas area.
Between five and six hundred devotees from all over North America started the New Year as they meant to go on – chanting the Holy Name and associating with devotees – at Kirtan 50 in Dallas this holiday season.
As an official Dallas Arts District event, Festival of Joy will be advertised on all Arts District websites, email lists, newsletters and Facebook pages. The Festival is also partnering with Fun Asia radio, which reaches 200,000 people, as well as with a number of local yoga centers and businesses.
Govardhana Puja – the sweetest day of the year – celebrates the day when Lord Krishna as a young boy lifted Govardhana Hill with just His little finger, to protect the residents of Vrindavana village from Lord Indra’s furious thunderstorm. Devotees around the world pour their hearts into their own offerings for the late October festival, engaging their creativity in Krishna’s service to often astonishing effect.
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Some ISKCON temples have been adding new experiences to their biggest festivals to sweeten and deepen devotees’ absorption in serving the Lord, including this year’s Radhastami festival.In Dallas, USA, there were two Radhastami festivals this year, each with their own unique element. On the official Radhastami day itself, Friday September 9th, devotees bathed Sri Sri Radha Kalachandji in an unbelievable 50,000 roses during a Puspa Abhisekha.
Dallas police are looking for two men who broke into a Hare Krishna temple the night of June 13 and stole thousands of dollars in property. The burglars picked a lock or rattled a gate in the parking lot of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness temple in Old East Dallas, property manager Mike Meyer said. The temple also houses Kalachandji's, a vegetarian restaurant that was founded a few years after the temple in the 1970s.
For the past 7 years, the ISKCON Mandir in Dallas has rung in the new year with an epic community kirtan organized by second-generation devotees.
Devotee children practicing different aspects of spiritual life at TKG Academy in Dallas.
The ISKCON-devotee-run student club VOICE made an impact on students’ consciousness on April 21st when they organized the first ever Veg Fest at the University of Texas (UT) in Dallas.
At the January, 2015, North American GBC/TP Meetings in Dallas, Texas, several GBC's and Temple Presidents spoke about the TOVP project after an enlivening presentation by Radha Jivan Das, the International Fundraising Director, announcing the TOVP Tour starting in North America in mid-March 2015.
Sixty leaders of ISKCON Temples in North America met in Dallas for four days, to prepare for the upcoming 50th Anniversary of ISKCON in 2016.
Twenty beautiful paintings of Lord Krishna by the late celebrated traditional artist B.G. Sharma are set to show at the prestigious Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Texas this fall. The exhibition will be named “Seeing and Believing: Krishna in the Art of B.G. Sharma.”
Nityananda Chandra dasa lives in the USA he is a devotee of Krishna and pujari at Sri Sri Radha Kalachandij’s in Dallas, Texas.
On Wednesday, April 8th, Nityananda Chandra dasa represented Lord Krishna and all the devotees when he gave the invocation at the Dallas City Hall council meeting. The invocation is a prayer given to open the council meeting and ask for the Lords blessings.
Early this December, a large group of 140 guests injected new life into the Sunday Feast at ISKCON Dallas, dancing and chanting with the fervent enthusiasm of lifelong devotees.
Their worship was a kind of celebration of freedom, for these were no ordinary guests. Refugees from the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, they had been through many trials to get here, to the feet of Radha-Kalachandji.
Professor Hill, principal of Stonewall Elementary School in Dallas, Texas, recently requested local ISKCON devotees to stage a Vedic music and dance performance for his students.
When a small group of four devotees arrived at the school on Friday February 22nd, they were welcomed by students and teachers all dressed in Indian attire, including saris, punjabi suits, kurtas, and yogi pants.