‘What do we love about Krishna?’ In the chapter of the Krishna…



‘What do we love about Krishna?’
In the chapter of the Krishna book titled “Prayers by the Demigods for Lord Krishna in the Womb” Srila Prabhupada cautions against the tendency to be a bit impersonal towards God. We understand that Krishna, as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, has both personal and imper...

Janmastami on the Jaladuta. Yamuna Devi: THREE YEARS AGO, on…



Janmastami on the Jaladuta.
Yamuna Devi: THREE YEARS AGO, on Janmastami, Lord Krsna’s appearance day, I received a copy of the diary Srila Prabhupada wrote aboard the steamship Jaladuta. It’s a personal account of his first journey from India to America. Though I had read excerpts in various publications, the full ha...

JOY of DEVOTION – Srila Prabhupada in Montreal



JOY of DEVOTION - Srila Prabhupada in Montreal: SEPT. 4-5
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON, the Montreal Temple is inviting all devotees and members of our world-wide ISKCON Vaisnava Sangha to please come join us in a very historic gathering. We are hosting a Grand All-Canadian Festival this coming Sept. 2 to 5, with a...

The Holy Appearance Day of His Divine Grace Srila A.C….



The Holy Appearance Day of His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Maharaja
When Nanda Maharaja is observing a great festival for the appearance day of his beloved son, Sri Krsna, that very day Krsna’s very dear devotee, very intimate devotee, His own man, has appeared.
What is the necessity of the Va...

Thousands Gather for 50th Annual Festival of Chariots in San Francisco

By Sunita Sohrabji

Several thousand Indian Americans, along with other devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, gathered together here Aug. 14 to celebrate the 50th annual Ratha Yatra. “I have come every year since 1994,” Mohini Raj, bearing several garlands of marigolds wh...

Achintya Youth Festival 2016, ISKCON Manipur

By Sadhubhusan Das

Including Manipur ISKCON in the worldwide celebration of 50 Golden years of ISKCON, the Youth Forum of ISKCON Manipur organized ‘The Achintya Youth Festival 2016’, from 21st to 24th August 2016 at the temple premises and was completed successfully. A festivity replete with cultur...

Remembering Janmastami 1966

By Satsvarupa dasa Goswami

I started out by remembering Janmastami 1966 in the storefront. “The room we are in now reminds me of that storefront,” I said. “It was about the same size. 1966 was the first year Prabhupada observed Janmastami in America. In 1965, he left India and observed Ja...

Danny Glover gets the Bhagavd-gita As It Is.Sri Bhakti Das:…



Danny Glover gets the Bhagavd-gita As It Is.
Sri Bhakti Das: Yesterday we went with my wife to Sanfic film festival in Santiago-Chile. We had the opportunity to meet with several national actors sharing with them Srila Prabhupada’s books and telling them about 50th anniversary of ISKCON. We also met Danny Glover, renowned ...

Transcendental Journey, celebrations for Iskcon’s 50th…



Transcendental Journey, celebrations for Iskcon’s 50th anniversary in Australia (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: As stated in the Padma Purana: “One cannot understand the transcendental nature of the name, form, quality and pastimes of Sri Krishna through one’s materially contaminated senses. Only when one ...

Janmashtami – Illustrated Stories for Kids- ISKCON Desire Tree -…



Janmashtami - Illustrated Stories for Kids- ISKCON Desire Tree - videos.
Srila Prabhupada: “O Lord, Your transcendental name and form are not ascertained by those who merely speculate on the path of imagination. Your name, form and attributes can be ascertained only through devotional service.” (Srimad-Bhagavatam, 10...

Preparations for Janmashtami in Iskcon Auckland, New Zealand…



Preparations for Janmashtami in Iskcon Auckland, New Zealand (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: Krishna has taken birth or taken shelter within the womb of the Krishna consciousness movement. Men of Kamsa’s class, therefore, are very much afraid and are busy trying to stop this movement, especially in the Western countr...

Reflections on Guru-purnima

By Giriraj Swami

Srila Prabhupada has explained that the system of honoring the spiritual master is cu......

Tonight I Dined: Govinda’s Houston Govinda’s opened…



Tonight I Dined: Govinda’s Houston
Govinda’s opened this summer at the ISKCON Hare Krishna temple in the Houston Heights. The facility was always worth a visit because of the beautiful architecture, and now it’s definitely worth a visit since the opening of this vegetarian restaurant! They are opened for a lunch...

National Geographic Channel highlights ISKCON Kitchen

By Kripamoya das

Just last month our teams prepared hot meals for 17,000 in Trafalgar Square. In Glastonbury the Hare Krishna tent fed 15,000 hungry mouths over the festival, and the same team prepare 900 meals daily for the homeless and hungry students. Besides singing and dancing in public places, or distrib...

32.741 rounds chanted from Krishna Katha Desh devotees for World…



32.741 rounds chanted from Krishna Katha Desh devotees for World Holy Name Week and Iskcon’s 50th anniversary.
Krishna Katha Desh celebrated WHNW by chanting for 50 hours non-stop this year to mark 50 years of Iskcon along with World Holy Name Week. All the Devotees started chanting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 11th August 2016...

Aloha! Dear community members just to let u know that we…



Aloha! Dear community members just to let u know that we recently received the award from the HONOLULU MAGAZINE for GOVINDA’S VEGETARIAN BUFFET located at 51-Coelho way.
Thank you all for your support and coo-operation.
A review: Govinda’s is such an exotic, out-of-the-ordinary experience for me living in Hawaii. ...