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  • Radhanath Swami Speaks to the Ambassadors to the Court of St. James’s, U.K.

    On 27th of April 2015, Radhanath Swami spoke at a Civitatis Forum Policy Seminar for the Ambassadors to the Court of St. James’s at Goodenough College, in the United Kingdom. Ambassadors and diplomats from many nations around the world came to listen to his unique insights into spirituality and peace. 

  • Animal Protection Summer School at Oxford University

    Theologians of world religions share their thoughts on animal rights. The video features Krishna Kshetra Swami.

  • Yes, Religion Can Still Be A Force For Good In The World

    Here are 100 examples of how faith-based groups are doing good in the world today. The list includes the Bhumi Project by the Oxford Center for Hindu Studies. 

  • Annual Week of Hindu Environmental Action Launches in Varanasi

    Hindu Environment Week, a new global initiative to encourage Hindus to celebrate and care for the environment, was launched on Tuesday in Varanasi, India.

  • Jude – Champion of the Cows

    Jude Ackland, just 8 years old set his mind on a challenge never even dreamed of by children his age. He cycled 62 miles from Oxford to London for the Ahimsa Dairy Foundation, promoting cruelty-free milk production. Oxford was initially known as “Oxenaforda” meaning “Ford of the Oxen”; it began with the foundation of an oxen crossing around 900 AD.

  • Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies Campaigns for New Home
    The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS) in Oxford, England has launched a campaign for a new, permanent home, now that it has outgrown its current facilities.
  • The Venerable Egg
    Every year I attend a conference which takes place in a beautiful Krishna temple nestled in the Tuscan hills above Florence. As part of the conference we spend a day in Florence sight-seeing, and at the end of a hot day walking from cultural icon to artistic masterpiece there is nothing better than an Italian ice cream.
  • The Enemies of God
    Shaunaka Rishi Das, the Director of Oxford Center for Hindu Studies offered six prayers that had been broadcast on UK`s BBC Radio 4 on Diwali week. The programme slot attracts 4 million listeners.
  • Prayer for the Day on UK`s BBC Radio with Shaunaka Rishi Das

    Prayer for the Day on UK`s BBC Radio with Shaunaka Rishi Das, Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.

  • Bhumi Green Temple Initiative Receives White House launch

    The program, which is an international initiative to encourage Hindu temples around the world to be greener, stems from the Hindu Nine Year Plan on the Environment.

  • Bollywood Megastar Visits Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies
    Legendary Indian film actor and producer Amitabh Bachchan visited Oxford University on May 17th, to attend the Distinguished Ford Lecture and a dinner, both hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS).
  • Aja Govinda Dasa: Serving the Supreme Scientist
    Aja Govinda initially studied biology—since childhood, he had always been fascinated by the ingenuity of nature; had always searched for the answers to questions like “How do roses grow out of a seed?” or “How are my heart and lungs beating and breathing without my thought?"
  • ISKCON Member Appointed Chaplain to Oxford University
    Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies Shaunaka Rishi Dasa, also an ISKCON devotee, has recently been appointed Hindu Chaplain to Oxford University, the first to take on such a role in the history of the famous 900-year-old school.
  • 'God In The Cistern': ISKCON Devotees Offer The ‘Prayer for the Day’ On BBC Radio 4
    On the occasion of the auspicious Hindu Diwali festival, from the 30th of October till the 5th of November, Shaunaka Rishi Das the Director of the Oxford Center for Hindu Studies offered daily contemplations and meditations on UK`s prestigious BBC Radio 4 Channel.
  • Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies Celebrates Lucky Thirteenth Birthday
    The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS) celebrates thirteen years of growth from humble beginnings in a suburban house to one of the world's leading Hindu Studies centres building bridges between academia, tradition, business, and government.
  • Book Review: Vishnu's Crowded Temple
    This book, written by an Oxford don, is a howler-seeker’s delight. Turning to the bibliography, I found a reference to T. Roy, A Countryside in Revolt: Bulandshahr District, 1857. The reference is to The Politics of a Popular Uprising: Bundelkhand in 1857-58. Has Maria Misra ever set eyes on this book, let alone ever read it?