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Articles tagged as Hare-krishna

  • Kirtan Academy on the Road

    Yasomati Devi, a co-founder of Kirtan Academy in Mayapur, toured important states such as Delhi and Punjab, in North India to educate devotees about Gaudiya kirtan standards. She explained each standard and also engaged in kirtans with devotees.

  • Neurologist’s Study Shows Maha-Mantra Could Help Anxiety, Schizophrenia

    Dr. Viveck Baluja, a neurologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, has begun a study on the effects of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra on the brain that has already yielded exciting findings and impressed hospital staff. Dr. Baluja (Vinaya Gauracandra Das), was inspired to embark on the project by his guru Jayapataka Swami. He is also working with his wife Padmaksi Sri Devi Dasi, as well as members of Jayapataka Swami’s medical team headed by Dr. Achyutananda Das.

  • Chanting Hare Krishna for the First Time

    A short video by Shaktyavesha Avatara Das. 

  • Online Team Films Peoples’ First Time Chanting Hare Krishna

    Fortunate People, an organization that keeps in touch with those who receive Srila Prabhupada’s books on the street, has added an inspirational new feature to its Facebook page: videos of first timers chanting the Hare Krishna mantra. Fortunate People was launched in May 2013 when Shaktyavesha Avatar Das, a London-based book distributor, saw a possible answer to a major problem in ISKCON book distribution – follow-up.

  • Extended World Holy Name Week Celebrates Prabhupada’s U.S. Arrival

    World Holy Name Week (WHNW), first established in 2008, is increasing in popularity with forty-three ISKCON Centers worldwide.

  • Rudra the Bird Singing Hare Krishna
  • 2014 Is World Holy Name Week’s Biggest Success So Far

    World Holy Name Week (WHNW), first established in 2008, has seen its biggest success so far this year. In 2013, around forty-three different ISKCON centers celebrated the week in some capacity with events designed to share, spread and become absorbed in the Holy Name of God. This year, WHNW organizers have already received reports from over fifty ISKCON centers from every continent in the world.

  • How Deaf People Can Chant Hare Krishna ?

    A video published by

  • Hare Krishna With Symphonic Orchestra in Tallinn, Estonia

    Part of the concert with Aditi-Dukha ha Das and a symphonic orchestra. Arranged by Shri Harinam Mandir, ISKCON, Tallinn, Estonia.

  • "Morning Meditation" by the Red Rock Rishis

    Morning Meditation is a song off the Rishis' CD  album, "The Beginning Is Near". This as well as the rest of their musical productions, and eight other music videos, can all be heard by going on their website:

  • Girl in a Coma Singer Nina Diaz' Spiritual Makeover

    “When I got my japa [meditation] beads I was still smoking, and I just told myself, ‘I don’t want to smoke with my bead bag,’” she said. “It’s like having your child in your arms and smoking in its face. So since then, I haven’t been smoking, and I had been smoking a lot, like a pack a day.”

  • In Pursuit of Purity
    It will be a draining week for the three devotees, particularly Charan, considered the spiritual leader of Hamilton's 16 initiated Hare Krishna.
  • KAZAKHSTAN: Authorities Demolish 12 More Homes in Hare Krishna Community
    The demolition of the homes began simultaneously in different areas of the summer colony. While the earth excavators were demolishing houses in one part of the village, workers destroyed the houses with sledgehammers and crowbars in another part. The earth excavators completed the work by leveling the houses to the ground.