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Articles tagged as Gujarat

  • Major Street in Ahmedabad Renamed In Honor of Srila Prabhupada

    ISKCON’s temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, is situated in a prominent area of town, and occupies a central and very visible location. Immediately across from the temple is a Bus Stop that has had the name of ISKCON Cross Road BRTS Bus Stop for a long time.

  • Gorgeous New Temple Opens in Rajkot, Gujarat

    Twelve hundred devotees from all over India and the rest of the world, as well as thousands of locals, gathered to celebrate the opening of a gorgeous new ISKCON temple in Rajkot, Gujarat. The festival was centered around Rama Navami and ran from April 12thto 14th

  • Sankirtan Fields Bloom Brightly in Ahmedabad This Vasanta Panchami

    On Saturday, 9th February, Vaisesika Das gave a presentation on the philosophical significance as well as practical techniques of book distribution to the entire team at ISKCON Ahmedabad, then the entire team got onto buses heading out to Bhadrakali – a busy shopping spot in the city for the practical session!

  • Chief Minister of Gujarat Launches the Hare Krishna! Film DVD

    The Gujarati dubbed DVD of the hit movie “Hare Krishna – The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all” was launched at the ISKCON Ahmedabad Ram Vijaya Festival on October 19th, by the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani.  

  • Ahmedabad Holds 5-Day Padayatra for ISKCON’s 50th

    Between March 2014 and the end of 2016 – ISKCON’s 50th anniversary year – the Padayatra Worldwide Ministry is aiming to hold 50 padayatras. 

  • Violence, Non-violence and ‘Real Violence’

    Nothing prepared the Indian state of Gujarat for the scale and extent of the Patedar agitation which spread like wildfire in two short months in July and August 2015.

  • Gaura Purnima at ISKCON Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat

    A video by Dwarkadheesh Krishna Das.

  • Krishna Fest in Gujarat and Mumbai

    A video of Inddradyumna Swami's festival tour in Gujarat.

  • Six-week Krishna Culture Festival Tour in Gujarat Takes Off With Great Success
    On January 12th, Indradyumna Swami and his Festival of India group started a six-week tour in Gujarat, India. It is the first time something like this has been done at this part of the country.
  • An Indian State Commits to Srila Prabhupada’s Vision
    A national conference on ”Cow Based Agriculture, Health and Environment” was recently organized by the Gujarat Government. A first of its kind, it was held in prestigious Anand University and was attended by senior ministers, government officials, top scientists, religious leaders, environmentalists and cow protection activists.
  • Twenty Ninth Annual Ratha Yatra Festival At Baroda
    On the auspicious day of “aashadh shukla dvitiya”, Tuesday, July 13, 2010, ISKCON Baroda organized and observed the Jagannath Ratha Yatra festival at Baroda, Gujarat, India. The local response to the festival has become almost “overwhelming”.
  • 27th Annual Baroda Rathayatra Held on July 4th
    For Americans, the fourth of July is the day they gained independence, a day for celebration, a day for reveling in their patriotism. Spirituality is rarely part of the proceedings. But this year, the fourth of July seems blessed. In Washington D.C., ISKCON devotees joined the Independence Day parade, singing the Hare Krishna mantra and pulling Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra—deity forms of God—on their classic Ratha Yatra cart.