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  • ISKCON UK Recreates Abbey Road Album Cover to Celebrate 50th

    “After we celebrated ISKCON’s global 50th anniversary in 2016, I was keen to capture the mood of something quintessentially British for our own UK Golden Anniversary in 2019,” says UK communications director Mina Sharma. “And what is more British than The Beatles!”

  • Late Beatle George Harrison Remembered On 75th Birthday

    The music industry remembered George Harrison, guitarist of The Beatles, on his birthday on Sunday, Feb. 25. He would have been 75 years old.

  • Yogesvara Dasa’s George Harrison Tribute Returns to New York

    On January 20th, senior Prabhupada disciple Yogesvara Dasa is bringing “Here Comes the Sun: A Musical and Spiritual Tribute to George Harrison” back to the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City. The show is based on Yogesvara’s (Joshua Greene’s) 2006 book Here Comes the Sun, which briefly hit Amazon.com’s bestseller list, and was published in five foreign languages.

  • Six Lesser-known Spiritual Songs of George Harrison, the Hindu Beatle

    George Harrison embraced Hinduism in 1969 after a meeting with Swami Prabhupada.. He recalled that the impact of the meeting was similar to a door opening in his sub-conscious.

  • Shyamasundara Talks New Book “Chasing Rhinos”

    With his new book “Chasing Rhinos with the Swami, legendary ISKCON pioneer Shyamasundara Das stopped by to talk to ISKCON News. At 73, he still has his thick shock of wild hair, and the wide grin, easy sense of humor and friendly nature that ingratiated him to major figures like the Beatles all those years ago, as he carried out Srila Prabhupada’s instructions to spread Krishna consciousness.

  • Prabhupada in London in 1973 - A Rare Video

    The video also contain a part when Prabhupada meets George Harrison.

  • Closet Krishna

    We may deny our attraction to our spiritual side, or opt for a spiritual path that is more fashionable or acceptable, but there is a point at which it becomes unhealthy to do that any longer.

  • Bhaktivedanta Manor - Sanctuary for the Soul

    Bhaktivedanta Manor is the largest UK centre of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Bhaktivedanta Manor propagates the teachings of the authentic Vedic scriptures.

  • Making of "My sweet Lord" by George Harrison

    Shyamasundar describes how George, Billy Preston and Jim Keltner first played him "My sweet Lord".

  • George Harrison on Chanting the Hare Krishna Mantra

    An excerpt from Martin Scorsese's documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World.

  • Ding Dong, Ding Dong - George Harrison (1974)

    "Ring out the false ring in the true." A Happy New Year song released by the former Beatle just prior to New Year's Eve 1974/75. 

  • A Glimpse of Srila Prabhupada in the UK

    A Glimpse of Srila Prabhupada in the UK is not to be missed. It was created for the Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa Puja 2013. It features lectures, kirtans, video, bhajans of Srila Prabhupada in the UK.

  • Bhaktivedanta Manor Memories - The Definitive History

    Early memories about the Bhaktivedanta Manor.

  • George Harrison Garden Officially Opened
    The George Harrison Memorial Garden was officially opened on Saturday 25th May, with Olivia Harrison and friends, local faith leaders, devotees and television presenters Monty Don and Peter Owen-Jones.
  • George Harrison Memorial Garden Opens to the Public
    The George Harrison Memorial Garden at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Estate near Watford is now open to the public.
  • Sitar Maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar Dies at 92 in California

    Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away in San Diego, US, On Tuesday evening. He was admitted to Scripps Memorial Hospital last Thursday after he complained of breathlessness. He was 92.

  • George Harrison Remembered in Liverpool on the Day of His Passing
    With the participation of ISKCON devotees and local musicians, two concerts were held in Liverpool on the 29th November to mark ten years since the passing of George Harrison.
  • All Things Must Pass... But
    On November 29th, 2001 George Harrison passed away in Los Angeles. At that time Radha and Krishna Deities were at the foot of his bed. He was surrounded by family and friends.
  • The George Harrison Documentary: Interview With Mukunda Goswami
    Recently, ISKCON spiritual master Mukunda Goswami was featured in the documentary George Harrison: Living In The Material World, directed by Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese. Mukunda Goswami talks about the filming and his relationship with the ex-Beatle.
  • George Harrison: Recording the Hare Krishna Mantra

    Excerpt srom Martin Scorsese's documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World.

  • George Harrison: Quiet Beatle, Vocal Guru
    With Martin Scorsese's documentary about the quiet Beatle running on HBO now, it is time to appreciate Harrison as a teacher and a transmitter. The most conscientiously spiritual of the Beatles, Harrison learned from a number of well-known gurus, living and dead, including ISKCON-founder Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
  • Titiksava Karunika: A Mantra Rockin’ Good Time
    It wasn’t weighty philosophical concepts that first opened the door to Krishna consciousness for mantra rock singer/songwriter Titiksava Karunika Dasa, known affectionately by fans and fellow devotees around the world as T.K. It was good, old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll.
  • George Harrison: Living in The Material World - A New Scorsese-film Trailer

    The trailer for the new Scorsese film on George Harrison – Living in the Material World – has now been released. The film is coming to HBO October 5 & 6, and will be available on DVD/Blu-ray October 10 from Amazon.

  • New Scorsese TV Film About George Harrison
    Martin Scorsese’s new documentary pic about former Beatles George Harrison is to be broadcast over two evenings on HBO in October, it’s been revealed.
  • Scorsese Eyes 2011 Bow for George Harrison Film
    Martin Scorsese says he hopes to release his George Harrison documentary next year, and is promising plenty of unseen footage and unheard songs.
  • GeorgeFest Introduces Public to Harrison’s “Sweet Lord”
    North Carolina, USA -- About two hundred people, mostly first-time visitors to a Hare Krishna temple, attended “GeorgeFest” at the Prabhupada Village rural community on Saturday November 7, paying twenty bucks a pop.
  • ISKCON North Carolina Throws George Harrison Festival

    This November 7, ISKCON devotees at the rural Prabhupada Village community in Sandy Ridge, North Carolina will be holding “George Fest,” the latest in a series of innovative festivals designed to attract the general public. At previous events, devotee and outside professionals spoke on different aspects of sustainability such as transportation, farming, energy production, and solar panels.

  • Beatle George Harrison Gets Hollywood Star
    LOS ANGELES (AP)- Hundreds of George Harrison's biggest fans and best friends, including Paul McCartney and Tom Petty, turned out Tuesday to see a posthumous star for the quiet Beatle unveiled during a raucous celebration on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fellow former Beatle McCartney stood next to Harrison's widow, Olivia, and son, Dhani, as the star was unveiled in front of the landmark Capitol Records building.
  • George Harrison Remembered
    February 25th, 2008 – Had he lived longer, former Beatle George Harrison would be 65 today. But Harrison, described by his family as peaceful, conscious of God and fearless of death, made a big impression on the world, and he continues to live in people's efforts to remember him.
  • Scorsese to Direct Documentary on Harrison's Life
    Famous film director Martin Scorsese has committed to direct an untitled documentary about the life of George Harrison. Scorsese claims that the film will focus closely on the Eastern spiritual pursuits that were central to Harrison's life.
  • Chant and Be Happy

    Many people consider the Hare Krishna movement or ISKCON to be part of the wide religious category of Hinduism. However, the Hare Krishnas themselves prefer to be described as belonging to the Gaudiya Vaisnava tradition, a devotional tradition based on the teachings of Bhagavad-gita and Srimad-Bhagavatam.