The News Agency of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

Articles tagged as Seattle

  • Free Food Worthy of the Gods

    In 2014, ISKCON Seattle started a novel way of reaching out to the homeless through "burrito sankirtan". Every Saturday, the devotees go to University of Washington (UW) area and distribute hot burrito prasad along with kirtan and book distribution. The program attracts the homeless and UW students alike. The efforts have grown further now. The temple acquired a food truck, which goes out every Saturday and serve out hot prasad for free. 

  • Seattle Devotee Children Pledge $11,000 for TOVP

    On Sunday, July 5th, at the last Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) presentation of the North American fundraising tour, the CHAD "Chapter a Day" children's group of the Seattle, Washington, USA, temple pledged $11,000 (Silver Gratitude Coin) for the TOVP under construction in Mayapur, West Bengal, India.

  • Hare Krishna Burrito Nagara Sankirtan Takes Over Seattle

    “Burritos are perhaps the most 'addictive' thing that we are distributing. People become ecstatic, overwhelmed and attracted to Krishna. They are made so well that it is hard to give them out because our devotees might eat them even before we distribute them. So we need to lock our burrito box until we get to the site,” Hari Vilas Das said.

  • Vedic Education Is a Primary Pillar for ISKCON Seattle

    The Seattle ISKCON temple is a happening place. When someone enters on a Friday or Saturday, it feels like a Sunday feast.  The classrooms are filled with teachers presenting a successful seminar called Discover Yourself, a crash course on the Bhagavad Gita that wets their appetite to delve deeper into the ancient wisdom of Lord Krishna. In the main temple hall there is a Bhagavad-gita class for curious visitors. 

  • 'Today We Have the Power': A Spiritually Radical Documentary

    Timm goes to great lengths to present a diversity of messages which present a clear and vivid outlook at the question of what globalization means to the past, present and future conceptions of the human experiment on this planet.

  • Film on Spirituality and the Global Economy
    Good filmmaking is about making people stop and look deeply into their own hearts -- to turn each of them into a better person.
  • Devotee’s Spiritual Activism Doc To Screen at Seattle Film Festival
    “Today We Have the Power,” a new documentary film about spiritual activism directed by Radha-Vallabha Dasa—a brahmachari monk at New York’s Bhaktivedanta Ashram—has just been released on DVD.
  • Priceless in Seattle: Free Prasadam Cafe Says “It’s Fun to Give”
    A Seattle eatery that’s celebrating its 10th anniversary this year serves sanctified pure vegetarian food with a difference. It’s completely free.
  • Spiritual Activism Doc to Screen on Anniversary of Seattle WTO Protests
    Residents of Seattle are set to get a sneak preview of a new documentary film about spiritual activism, directed by Radha-Vallabha Dasa—a brahmachari monk at New York’s Bhaktivedanta Ashram—on the 12th anniversary of the famous Seattle WTO protests.
  • Hari-Vilasa Dasa: Srila Prabhupada’s Medicine Man
    “I had heard that Srila Prabhupada, who of course had run his own Prayag Pharmacy business from 1918 to 1950, had developed his own natural ‘tooth powder’ recipe,” Hari-Vilasa says. “So I began to do some research in his books, letters, and conversations.”
  • ISKCON Seattle Welcomes Children of All Faiths
    In an effort to create community, build bridges, and promote communication and dialogue amongst different faiths, ISKCON Seattle is holding the first annual “Children of Faith” program at its Sammammish temple on Saturday May 1st.
  • Temple Profile: Seattle
    ISKCON News presents the first in an occasional series that profiles temples around the world.