Puri King Urges ISKCON Not to Hold Rath Yatra on Unspecified Days
Canada Bans Keeping Whales And Dolphins In Captivity
Do we celebrate festivals such as Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Mahashivaratri, Sri Ram Navami and Durga Puja on unspecified days, asks the king.
The Amazon Is Burning Because the World Eats So Much Meat
In the U.S., SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, which has SeaWorld parks in California, Florida and Texas, announced in 2016 that it would stop breeding captive killer whales and shift its focus to marine mammal rescue operations.
Indian Central Government Plans to Bring Yamuna to Vrindavan Ghats; Parks to Replace Illegal Structures
Brazil shipped 1.64 million tonns of beef in 2018, making it the world largest exporter.
Indian High Court Declares Animals Legal Persons Entitled to Justice
The Municipal Corporation was directed to prepare a proposal calling for horticultural experts and agencies to participate in the project.
Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit Against Big Oil, Saving Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest
The High Court of Punjab and Haryana has ordered that animals are now to be considered legal persons in the Indian state of Haryana. This means that animals in the state may no longer be treated as “objects” or “property” and are “entitled to justice.”
Schooling the World: A Documentary Explores the Pitfalls of Modern Education
This is a major win for indigenous tribes all over the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. This has definitely set a new precedent regarding indigenous peoples’ rights over the land they live in and offers them a glimmer of hope in protecting their cultural heritage.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces She's Running For President In 2020
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children.
Divya's Kitchen Named as One of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America
"There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision. There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve," Gabbard said in an interview.
Parliament of the World’s Religions 2018
These scrumptious spots are located across 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offer a range of cuisine from American to Indian to Mediterranean.
Arizona Senator John McCain Passes Away
The Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest global interfaith gathering, will be held in Toronto from November 1 – 7 in Toronto, Canada. The gathering will welcome close to 10,000 delegates from 80 countries, representing nearly 200 religious, spiritual, and Indigenous traditions.
Our Human Ancestors Walked On Two Feet But Their Children Still Had a Backup Plan
Most people know him as being a maverick in the political arena, but he was also a friend of ISKCON devotees.
India Will Abolish All Single-use Plastic by 2022, Vows Narendra Modi
More than 3 million years ago, our ancient human ancestors, including their toddler-aged children, were standing on two feet and walking upright, according to a new study.
Indian Women Breaking Down Barriers to Religious Leadership
Country will also introduce a campaign against marine litter and a pledge to make 100 national monuments litter-free
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Gets Political in New Book
For more than a decade, Khadkikar, one of a growing number of Hindu priestesses, has solemnized marriage, birth and death ceremonies for Hindus in India and abroad.
Comedian Russel Brand Buys Vegan Cookies For Entire ‘Re:Birth’ Audience
Retired pope illustrates the relationship between faith and politics in highly anticipated new book that features a foreword from Pope Francis.
Late Beatle George Harrison Remembered On 75th Birthday
Brand’s audience at the performing arts center, Swansea’s Grand Theatre (UK) on Tuesday evening this week were treated to vegan Hare Krishna cookies; the massive order was reportedly paid for by the comedian himself.
ISKCON Helps to Protect Catholic Advertisements
The music industry remembered George Harrison, guitarist of The Beatles, on his birthday on Sunday, Feb. 25. He would have been 75 years old.
With Ancient Flora, UP Plans to Revive Govardhan Parvat
After being told it could not buy advertisement space for its annual “Find the perfect gift” Christmas campaign last year, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington sued the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for banning religious speech.
The Beatles - The Christmas Records Album Review
The Govardhan Hill's green cover had shrunk over the years and it was necessary to preserve its sanctity.
The Rise of Vegan Culture
Yoko Ono shoehorns her way onto the last disc, interviewing John about his favourite festive food (“corn flakes prepared by Parisienne hands, blessed by a Hare Krishna mantra”).
UNESCO Recognises India’s Kumbh Mela As ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ Of Humanity
Distant are the days of Annie Hall, when Woody Allen resigned himself to a plate of alfalfa sprouts and mashed yeast. Over the years, vegan eating has gone from tasteless to trendy to making inroads into the mainstream.
Vrindavan and Barsana Have Just Been Declared Official Pilgrimage Sites: What Does It Really Mean?
The UNESCO expert committee observed it was the largest peaceful congregation of pilgrims on earth.
Leonardo DiCaprio Battles Climate Change With Plant-Based Beyond Meat Investment
The government of Uttar Pradesh on Friday announced that Vrindavan and Barsana are now tirtha sthal – official pilgrimage sites. In a special meeting at the Vairagi Baba Ashram on Parikrama Marg, sants of Braj lauded the government’s move.
The Ancient Power of Chanting (Mantra) Validated by Modern Science
“Livestock production is a major contributor to carbon emissions,” DiCaprio said in a statement. “Shifting from animal meat to the plant-based meats developed by Beyond Meat is one of the most powerful measures someone can take to reduce their impact on our climate.”
Chanting (mantra) is an ancient technology that, as modern science reveals, connects us in a very real way to the farthest reaches of the universe.