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  • Bhaktivedanta Research Centre‚Äôs Bengali Course Will Allow Devotees to Read Gaudiya Vaishnava Texts in Original Language

    The new Bengali course is a cohesive piece of the Bhaktivedanta Research Centre’s broader efforts.

  • New Arts and Languages Community Center Opens in Alachua

    At 60, Mahattama Dasi, a former preschool teacher and caregiver for terminally ill devotees, has found a new way to give back to the community. The Mexican native has leased a two-storey house on six-acres of private land in Alachua, Florida, home to the largest ISKCON community in North America. It will serve as an “Arts and Languages Center,” as well as offering many other services to the community.

  • Language Matters

    The manner in which we communicate is deeply entrenched in monetary and marketing terminology. Money is often the ultimate measure of success, and the desire to sell goods permeates our language.

  • Babies 'Cry in Mother's Tongue'
    It was already known that fetuses could memorize sounds from the outside world in the last three months of pregnancy and were particularly sensitive to the contour of the melody in both music and human voices.
  • Karma Is ...

    Here is what we know: karma is very difficult to understand. We all have experience of this fact. Krishna even advises in Bhagavad-gita that karma is so intricate that it’s better not to become too convinced that we will even understand it, better to just find our way out of the world of karma. But still, for purposes of helping others, we Hare Krishna devotees try to inform people of the correct understanding of karma.