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  • The Sanga Initiative Inspires ISKCON Leaders of the Future

    "Our goal is to become steadfast in our Krishna consciousness and in our lives, so that we can one day successfully run the Hare Krishna Movement.”

  • The Devotee Wears Prada

    Fall is the perfect time to look at one of those areas – fashion – where ISKCON is seeing a second-generation-led explosion lately. That explosion is being embraced by the ISKCON devotee congregation, as well as reaching the yoga community and beyond, into the mainstream. Should Hare Krishnas care about fashion? The success of many Kuli-led fashion companies suggests that they already do. And designers say that’s a good thing, boosting self-esteem, inspiring enthusiasm to attend temple festivals, and allowing us to visually communicate who we are.

  • Gurukulis and ISKCON Management Explore Their Relationship

    At the Kuli Mela festival in Simhachalam, Germany, from August 7th to 11th this year, Gurukulis -- those born into ISKCON -- explored their relationship with ISKCON management at a special panel. Kuli Mela, a festival which has already been held in various locations around the US, Russia, Europe and Australasia, is intended as a forum for Gurukulis to share their talents and realizations as well as to be educated and inspired.

  • ISKCON Attorney Speaks Out on Youth Settlement Critique

    Disparaging statements were recently published on the Internet by ill informed individuals regarding the ISKCON Chapter 11 Youth Fund. Gupta Dasa (Joseph Fedorowsky), a member of the ISKCON legal team which defended against the Texas lawsuit, sets the record straight.

  • KulimeLA 2009: Bhajan Kutir – Listen & Download Digital Recordings

    In anticipation of the upcoming Kulimela Australia festival, the KM09: Bhajan Kutir CDs - Volumes 1, 2 & 3 are now available for complimentary listening and downloading.

  • Countdown to Kulimela Australia

    Kulimela Australia will be drug and alcohol free and will be packed with productive seminars focusing on Health and Medicine, Business and Management, Spiritual and Community Development, and Arts and Entertainment.

  • Australian Kuli “Dovetails” his Rapping Talents
    Dhruvananda Dasa is an Australian Gurukuli who has found his voice as a musician rapping out the rhythm of Krishna consciousness, inspired by Srila Prabhupada's instruction to dove-tail everything with the will of the supreme.
  • Krishna Culture Tour Kicks Off Cycle of Inspiration
    From June 23rd till August 23rd this summer, 28 ISKCON youth will travel 16,000 miles on the Krishna Culture Festival Tour, this year in a new bus.
  • Kulimela 2010 in France

    The next Kuli Mela will be held in New Mayapura, France, from August 5th through the 8th. Attendees will arrive in the 4th and depart on the 9th.

  • Devotees Pray for Yamuna’s Future With Global Kirtan
    Over one hundred locations around the world--ISKCON temples and centers, home programs, yoga studios, and sanga groups--will participate in a synchronized 24-hour prayer for the future of the sacred Yamuna River this January 30th.
  • ISKCON's Second Generation Celebrates Kuli MeLA 2009
    Los Angeles, Friday July 31st, 2009 - Nestled in the Hollywood Hills is the John Anson Ford Amphitheater, Los Angeles’ oldest performing arts venue. Tonight, it is nearly full with a glamorous audience of 950 people; some dressed in their very best suits or evening gowns, others in more exotic Bollywood attire.

    Only a couple of hours ago, they walked down the red carpet in a brilliant hail of flash photography. Now, as they sit in the open air under the glittering stars, they watch performers deliver a first class show of entertainment and heart, each act introduced by local celebrities. On the stands above, a sprightly reporter conducts interviews for the show’s DVD release.

  • European "Kulis" Unite at Belgium's Radhadesh Castle

    There’s a certain electricity in the air this weekend at the historic Radhadesh castle in the Belgian countryside. 350 first and second generation ISKCON youth and alumni from ISKCON schools, commonly known as Gurukulis, have gathered for Kuli Mela 2008. And organizers say the numbers could swell to 500 before the weekend is up.

  • Dates and Location for Kulimela 2008 Officially Announced

    Europe's first Kulimela will be held at Radhadesh castle in the Belgian countryside from Thursday 31st July 2008 until Sunday 3rd August 2008. The event is expected to be the largest ever gathering of European second and third generation Gurukulis, and will include conferences, seminars, networking, feasting, theatre, music, dancing and sports.