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  • ISKCON Works with University in India to "Revolutionize Agriculture" in Maharashtra

    ISKCON unites with an Indian agriculture university (DBSKKV) to bring about agricultural reforms and change patterns of farming in Maharashtra. 

  • Dominican Republic, Success in Prestigious Libraries Book Distribution

    In a country of 10.5 million people and 40 universities, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Dominican Republic has surely been making its mark, getting the spiritual wisdom and teachings of Krishna-bhakti into the top libraries in the country. 

  • 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.

  • University of Florida and Krishna Lunch: The Cooperation Goes Stronger

    Serving up to 1,200 students a day, five days a week, the Krishna Lunch prasadam distribution program has flourished under Srila Prabhupada's vision. Krishna Lunch is served on the University of Florida's main crossroads, the Plaza of the Americas, which is the very place Srila Prabhupada lectured to over 500 students and faculty on his visit to Gainesville in 1971. 

  • Generations Grew Up on Krishna Lunch at the University of Florida

    Krishna Lunch has been served at the University of Florida for 40 years. There is now students graduatinfg from this school who would not have eaten there at least once. ISKCON now partners with the University to upgrade the campus Plaza where the food distribution has been taking place for decades. 

  • ISKCON to Participate in Interfaith Battle of the Bands

    ISKCON devotees are set to participate in an Interfaith Battle of the Bands to be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Wednesday, November 20th. The event will be held at Flavet Field, a large outdoor venue. Nine different acts, from various different Christian and Jewish faiths as well as the Vaishnava faith, will perform onstage.

  • Mindfulness, Humility & Holistic Approach to Education

    In this TEDx talk, Krishna monk Gadadhara Pandit Dasa shares his personal journey about becoming a monk and his goal to introduce university communities to a more holistic and balanced life style as part of their education and work experience. As part of his talk, he takes the audience on a meditative journey and explains the added value of integrating a few minutes of meditation into your daily life.

  • Sacred Sounds Spring 2013 at Rutgers University


  • University Challenge by UK`s Pandava Sena
    Being a ‘fresher’ at university is an unforgettable experience. Taking this spirit to heart, the award winning Pandava Sena Krishna Consciousness Society (KC Socs) University Team is offering students the chance to experience a real-life ‘University Challenge’ - or as the Pandava Sena motto goes, ‘A Life Less Ordinary’!
  • Bhagavad Gita Practical for University Students

    Since the beginning of England's academic year, the University Outreach Team at the Bhaktivedanta Manor has been sharing the science of Krishna consciousness in universities in and around London, in conjunction with devotees from Soho Street Temple.

  • Princeton to Hold “Hinduism in the 21st Century” Week

    PRINCETON, NJ, USA: A special week of events at Princeton will focus on Hinduism in 21st Century America. Princeton University’s Hindu Life Program and student group Princeton Hindu Satsangam are collaborating to host ten separate events packed into one week of celebration and awareness.

  • Hare Krishna Temple Shares Culture & Cuisine
    I am visiting the Sri Sri Radha Hare Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, and we are right in the middle of the evening's lecture before we partake of a ceremonial "Love Feast." Though my stomach is rumbling, the speakers are quite captivating. There are two brief discussions that explain the core tenants of the Hare Krishna movement. Caru Das, the director of the temple, explains that people are, "shaped to serve," and that the reason they chant is to, "clear the dust off our hearts."
  • ISKCON Member to Head Hindu Life Program at Princeton

    PRINCETON, NJ - This fall, Hindu students at Princeton University will have something they’ve never had before: a chaplain of their own. The University’s Office of Religious Life has hired Vineet Chander, a second-generation Hindu-American and national leader of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), as its Coordinator for Hindu Life.

  • Swami Talks Inner Peace at NYU
    Sacinandana Swami is here to teach us nothing that we do not already know. The German Hare Krishna monk is a kind of celebrity within the International Society for Krishna Consciousness community. He spoke at the Kimmel Center last Monday night and at a Village Hare Krishna temple last Tuesday as part of his month-long visit to the United States.
  • Hare Krishna in a Chinese Classroom, by Oxford Don
    HONG KONG: By day, Kenneth Valpey dons his academic robes to elevate his students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong to a higher orbit of understanding about Indian religions and cultures. But come evening, he assumes another avatar. He slips into something a little more comfortable — like a pristine white dhoti-kurta and a wrap-around angavastram — and sermonizes on the Bhagavad Gita to the devotees of Krishna in Hong Kong.
  • Spiritual Lunches Served to North Carolina Students
    Each week for 14 years, Jagadguru Das has been serving free food prepared "with love and devotion" to UNC [University of North Carolina] students and the Chapel Hill community. He does this as part of his practice of Hare Krishna, a spiritual practice started in India thousands of years ago.
  • Bhagavad-gita To Be Taught in Nevada Community College
    Reno (Nevada, USA): Bhagavad-Gita, the best known Hindu scripture worldwide, will be taught in the prestigious institution of Nevada, Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), in November next.
  • Congregation Development Course at Bhaktivedanta College

    Many lessons have been learned during ISKCON's transformation from temple-based to congregation-based communities.