Grand Debut for Srila Prabhupada in Vrindavan Kumbha Mela
The Society's unique procession adds energy to the event
ISKCON Makes a Splash at Kumbha Mela
Devotees distribute the true nectar of immortality in the form of the Holy Name.
ISKCON Devotees Join Six Million to Bathe at Kumbha Mela
As the day dawned on March 15, several hundred ISKCON devotees joined six million other pilgrims and holy men to bathe in the sacred Ganga river at this year’s Kumbha Mela in Haridwar.
Sammamish Vedic Center celebrates Kumbha Mela
The music, dancing and eating lingered late into the night Sept. 1 as thousands of families from around the Seattle area flocked to the Vedic Cultural Center along 228th Avenue Southeast.
Hindus Enter River Ganges In Maha Kumbh Mela, Worlds Largest Religious Festival
Officials believe that over the next two months as many as 100 million people will pass through the temporary city that covers an area larger than Athens on a wide sandy river bank. That would make it larger even than previous festivals.
ISKCON at the Kumbha Mela
Kumbha-mela the largest religious gathering issues no written invitation, yet all spiritual seekers come here to meet one another and enjoy the nectar which falls on this day. It also marks cleansing of sins besides granting liberation.
Spiritual Melting Pot
Who is a true saint? The Bhagavad-gita explains that such persons are not stereotyped. The one essential quality of the truly saintly person, is their enthusiastic, dedicated and unwavering conviction to selflessly serve.
ISKCON Camp Brings Prabhupada’s Message to Kumbha Mela
ISKCON devotees established a large camp at the Maha Kumbha Mela in Prayag (Allahabad) from January 14th to February 15th, bringing kirtan, prasadam and Srila Prabhupada’s books to the largest religious gathering in the world.
UNESCO Recognises India’s Kumbh Mela As ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ Of Humanity
ISKCON Camp at Kumbha Mela Distributes Thousands of Books and Prasadam Meals
The UNESCO expert committee observed it was the largest peaceful congregation of pilgrims on earth.
“May Mother Ganges Bless You Today”
Kumbha Mela is the largest public gathering and collective act of faith in the world, and drew about 120 million pilgrims – nearly double the population of the UK or France – this year.
Going anywhere outside the Guru Karishni Camp was a challenge because there was a veritable flood of humanity outside its confines: an estimated 64 million people were descending upon the Mela to bathe on February 4th, the most auspicious bathing day.