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  • America’s First Urban ‘Agrihood’ Feeds 2,000 Households for Free

    The Michigan Urban Agriculture Initiative is an agrihood centers around urban agriculture, and offers fresh, local produce to around 2,000 households for free.

  • Fifteen Thousand Attend New Temple Opening in Farmington Hills, Michigan

    A pearl-white Indian-style dome with a golden chakra rose from the $1.4 million converted restaurant, glinting in a blue, sunny sky as devotees from all over the U.S., along with general public from the local area participated in the five-day festival. 

  • US Congressman and Mayor Among 10,000 Attendees for Detroit Rathyatra

    Detroit ISKCON celebrated its 30th Annual Rathyatra on Sunday July 19th with its largest attendance ever – an estimated 10,000 visitors. There were many highlights of the day, including grand opening ceremonies, amazing kirtan by Gaura Mani, Gopal and others, five hours of captivating stage entertainment, jammed packed Kidz Zone featuring Vedic crafts, live cooking demos and so much more. 

  • ISKCON Detroit Invites Children to Winter" Kidz Camp"

    he Krishna Kidz Camp has grown from 25 kids to over 100 as word spreads about the fun and exciting immersion into Krishna-consciousness during this four-day camp. The camp is filled with energy and excitement as these wonderful children begin to experience the spiritual bliss of learning about Lord Krishna.

  • Bhakti Purusottama Swami Impresses Detroit with Three Day Radharani Katha

    Bhakti Purusottama Swami visited ISKCON Detroit for three days and flooded the congregation with very sweet narrations of divine appearance, supreme qualities and inconceivable pastimes of Srimati Radharani in anticipation of Radhastami. 

  • Rathayatra Festival, Detroit ISKCON, 2013

    This is the video that gives highlights of the grand Rathayatra festival of Detroit Iskcon, July, 2013, held in Novi, Michigan. Several thousand guests attended throughout the day, from 11 AM to past 6:30 PM, making it the biggest and longest festival held here so far.

    A video by Stephen Knapp. 

  • The Old Fisher Mansion Is Detroit's Hare Krishna Temple
    In the mid-1920s, Lawrence Fisher of the Fisher Brothers Body firm, which supplied parts for General Motors, decided to build a magnificent mansion on the outskirts of Detroit to show off his wealth and good fortune.
  • Detroit Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Sri Radha Kunjibihari and Successful Krsna Kidz Camp
    On November 10th, 2012, the devotees at the Devasadan Mandir in Detroit (Michigan, USA) began an auspicious year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the installation of the presiding deity Sri Sri Radha Kunjabihari.
  • 5th Annual Detroit "ISKCON Krishna Kidz Camp"
    From the humble beginnings of a few congregational kids getting together over the holiday for some fun and Krishna-conscious learning, the Detroit "Krsna Kidz Camp" has grown to become a professionally run program with over 60 kids participating.
  • Seven-Foot Jagannath Makes a Splash on Detroit’s Belle Isle
    On September 1st—on Labor Day Weekend, a major US holiday—the same team of devotees, with the same Jagannath Deity that graces the Bud Billiken Parade, continued to make inroads with the African American community, this time in Detroit.
  • Temple Profile: Detroit, USA
    Although Krishna consciousness was first established in Detroit in 1969 with a small temple on Wayne State University Campus, a new dawn was to arrive when the lease ran out on the old brick house.
  • Detroit Looking At Downsizing To Save City
    Detroit, the very symbol of American industrial might for most of the 20th century, is drawing up a radical renewal plan that calls for turning large swaths of this now-blighted, rusted-out city back into the fields and farmland that existed before the automobile.