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Articles tagged as Non-violence

  • ISKCON Attends Ahimsa Campaign Launch in Delhi

    Five ISKCON devotees were invited to attend the All India Ahimsa Paramo Dharma Awareness Campaign launch in Delhi on September 21st. The launch was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official home of the President of India Shri Pranab Mukherji.

  • The Nonviolent Violence of the Gita

    The battlefield setting of the Gita often prompts people to ask the question: “How can God instruct a peace-seeking person to fight a deadly war that caused so much suffering?”

  • Gary Yourofsky's Powerful Speech on Animal Rights

    Gary Yourofsky is a non-compromizing and charismatic advocate for animal rights. This video is his inspirational speech held at Georgia Tech in summer of 2010. 

  • Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi: The Liberating Power of Non-violence

    Both Martin Luther King and Gandhi were people who gained tremendous inspiration from their faith traditions and were able to perform tremendous feats of courage through the implementation of non-violence.

  • The World's First Vegetarian City

    After monks went on a hunger strike to push for a citywide ban on animal slaughter, the local government declared Palitana a meat-free zone. But the city's Muslims are not happy.

  • Paul McCartney Congratulates Food for Life Global

    Paul McCartney endorsing the fabulous work of Food for Life Global volunteers all over the world for their dedicated work over the last 40 years. www.ffl.org

  • The Universal Family

    One no longer has an excuse to be ignorant on the topic of animal rights. Simply by browsing the Internet we can directly see the dealings between humans and animals, and animals and animals, even between different species.

  • Beyond Carnism and Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices - TEDx

    Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, a celebrated speaker, and the author of the award-winning book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows.

  • 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.

  • UK Hindu Temples Ban New 'Animal Fat' £5 Note

    British faith organisations, including ISKCON's Bhaktivedanta Manor say the new £5 note 'ceases to be a simple medium of exchange but becomes a medium for communicating pain and suffering'. 

  • Guns Or No Guns? - by Sivarama Swami

    Guns or no Guns - Sivarama Swami addresses the recent debate that has divided the USA. Sivarama Swami, through his spiritual insight, reveals the actual depth of the problem which most people are missing.