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  • Bhaktivedanta Research Centre Acquires Manuscripts From Advaita Acharya’s Line

    The Bhaktivedanta Research Centre in Kolkata has added some new treasures to its vast library of over 15,000 works that includes many important and rare works by Vaishnava acharyas. Amongst the recent acquisitions are seven hand-written manuscripts donated by Sri Sanjay Goswami of Vrindavan, a 14th generation descendent from Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s intimate associate Sri Advaita Acharya.

  • How Religion Affects Children's Judgment of What Is Real and What Is Pretend

     A tsudy examines how children need to look beyond their first-hand experience in order to learn about the world.

  • PhD Thesis Tackles “Zonal Acharya System”
    Arya Dasi, a student at the University of Leeds, England, is doing her PhD thesis on a rather unique topic: ISKCON’s zonal acharya system of the 1980s.
  • USA: The World's Drug Addict
    Many of us are familiar with the statistic that America, with only 5% of the world's population, consumes nearly 25% of the world's resources. Here's a less known fact: With the same 5% of the population, the United States consumes 65% of the world's illegal drugs.
  • Mouse and Keyboard Dirtier than Toilet Seat

    How your computer keyboard is five times dirtier than your toilet seat - and could even give you ‘qwerty tummy.’ Many users are at risk of becoming ill with stomach bugs, according to the consumer group 'Which?' It warned that ‘qwerty tummy’, named after the first six letters on a keyboard, could sweep through workplaces after tests on equipment in its own London offices showed alarming results.

  • Vanipedia Prabhupada Research Program to Go Online

    Vanipedia, a new program  being developed by the Prabhupada Vani Research Academy based in Radhadesh, Belgium, represents a seismic change in the way we can approach Srila Prabhupada's teachings. Why? Because for the first time it enables lSKCON devotees web access to reference whatever they do with Srila Prabhupada's instructions by providing a means of easily sifting through the vast mountain of literature and teachings left by Srila Prabhupada.