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  • Kirtan Fest Global for Bhakti Charu Swami

    As ISKCON GBC member Bhakti Charu Swami struggles in the USA with COVID-19, devotees around the world are deep in prayer for his rapid recovery. Kirtan Fest Global for Bhakti Charu Swami is an opportunity to pray together.

  • Kirtan Fest Global Conducts Kirtan Fest India and Bangladesh Online

    Kirtan Fest Global organized the Kirtan Fest India Online for ISKCON India from 10th May - 17th May, and was live streamed on Facebook. The event was so popular that the organizers extended from 7 days to 8 days for a total of 96 hours of Kirtan Fest India Online.

  • "CHASING ICE" Captures Largest Glacier Calving Ever Filmed

    On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water and the rest below water.

  • He’s Grown Cocoa For Years, But Never Seen Chocolate

    This video is a strong reminder of how a global economy doesn’t mean everyone gets to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Cocoa farmers on the Ivory Coast earn their living growing the beans. It’s hard work and they earn very little money for their harvest. Many of them do not even know what the cocoa beans are used for. So when this journalist gives them chocolate for the first time, it’s a revelation.

  • Global Thinking Conference for a New Paradigm in London

    This summer will see the Second Global Thinking Conference in London 2014 for emerging future leaders. The conference is convened by Civitatis International.

  • The Environmental Sustainability of Indian Spirituality

    I had arrived at New York's JFK Airport and was immediately struck by the hundreds of cars all around the airport.I asked my friend who had come to pick me up, "How exactly are all these cars be sustained once the fuel supply is over?"

  • Mr. Mandela's Speech at Hare Krishna Event Remembered

    President Nelson Mandela  gave a memorable speech at a gathering of 50,000 school children on April 23rd 1997 who were invited by Hare Krishna Food for Life to a public picnic in Durban Kings Park Soccer stadium called the “Festival for the Children of the Rainbow Nation”.

  • Insight: ISKCON Breaks All Barriers

    Bhaktivedanta Manor-resident Sutapa Dasa visited Amsterdam, Holland on Queens Day (April 30th, 2009) -- reputed to be the world’s largest street party -- and witnessed an ISKCON harinama (street chanting) group there, where he says he realized that ISKCON is the only organization in the world that is truly free from ageism, nationalism, sexism and even species-ism, because the chanting of Hare Krishna breaks all barriers.

  • ISKCON’s ‘Global Reputation’
    ISKCON is banned in Singapore, cherished in South Africa, tolerated in the USA, allowed in Indonesia, secretive in China, loved in India, underground in the Middle East, registered in Pakistan, valued in Brazil, present in Bangladesh, esteemed in Guyana, new in Korea, accepted in Canada, recognized in Malaysia, valued in Australia, established in Russia, permitted in Japan, honored in Nigeria, treasured in Italy, heard in Germany, and appreciated in the UK.
  • Global Warming: Science Or Politics?
    When millennial climate change patterns are mentioned, many people point to the "2,500 scientists from 130 countries" who have agreed that global warming is caused by the greenhouse effect. Yet not even the International Panel of Climate Change to which these people refer presents definitive scientific proof that the present warming is mostly caused by the greenhouse effect.