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  • Indian Ambassador Visits ISKCON Temple in Sweden

    On August 25th, 2016, ISKCON Korsnäs Gård in Stockholm, Sweden, not only celebrated a wonderful Janmastami festival and the 50th anniversary of ISKCON, but also presented the results of an European Union Erasmus+ project named 'Simple Living - High Thinking'. Present were ISKCON members, guests and several VIPs including the Ambassador of India and two politicians from the local municipality. 

  • ISKCON Holds Farm Conferences in Brazil and USA

    In the hopes of launching a support network for ISKCON farms around the world, the GBC Ministry for Cow Protection and Agriculture is holding conferences on simple living in four continents this year. The first two, in South America and North America, were held last month with encouraging results. The South American conference took place at the Goura-Vrindavan farm in Paraty, Brazil. The second continental farm conference held this year was the North American one in Gita Nagari, Pennsylvania.

  • Gita Nagari Retreat to Explore Varnashrama Dharma

    This year’s Gita Nagari Labor Day retreat, set to run from Friday September 2nd to Monday September 5th, will tackle an intriguing subject: Varnashrama Dharma. The topic was  very important to Srila Prabhupada, who in his later days stated that fifty per cent of his work remained unfinished because he had not implemented Varnashrama.

  • Head Space

    It’s great to connect with people hundreds of miles away, as long as we don’t forget to say hello to our neighbors. It’s nice to know what’s happening in every corner of the world, but let’s not forget to make a positive impact in our immediate circle of friends, family and community.

  • Homemade Sugar Cane Juicer

    A video by Vedic Way.

  • Simple Living: Build Your Own House from Bamboo

    Cheap housing with organic materials, that looks and feels like a modern cement house. A video by Vedic Way.

  • "Simple Living High Thinking": Homemade Natural Paint
  • New Zealand: Hare Krishna Yasoda Dulal Embarks on a Year's Pilgrimage

    When John Herbison (Yasoda Dulal) said goodbye to his wife before setting off on a walk,  he didn't say "I'll see you later", it was "I'll be back in about a year". The devout Hare Krishna of 30 years has set out on a pilgrimage to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hare Krishna Society's arrival in the western world.

  • Canada Couple Try to Live Prabhupada’s “Simple Life”

    A husband and wife devotee couple are trying to live a simple life on Canada’s Prince Edward Island according to ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada’s instructions – with inspiring results. Gaura Nitai Das, originally from Scotland, and Lala Gopala Dasi, a Cree native from the White Bear reservation in Saskatchewan, Canada, were both initiated by Srila Prabhupada at Bhaktivedanta Manor near London in 1976.

  • Meet the one city in America where cars have been banned since 1898

    When early automobiles first arrived on the scene in the late 19th century, few people could have imagined that they would one day take over the world.

  • From Poop To Power: Manure, Life and the Bio-fuel Miracle of the Cow
  • Lose Weight And Improve Heart Health Naturally by Walking

    Many people these days think they have to follow the latest fad diet in order to lose a lot of weight in a hurry. Walking is one of the safest, most effective forms of exercise that will assist with successful weight loss and future weight, health and heart maintenance.

  • Is Money Really Sweeter Than Honey?
    “Money is sweeter than honey” is a common expression which has a special significance for most people living in today’s modern era of industrialization.