Sacinandana Swami Brings Experiential “Living Name” Retreat to New Vrindaban
Bhakti Center Lays Foundation For A Transformative Year Ahead
The Living Name Retreat is a unique experience focused on reigniting one’s relationship with the Holy Name.
Gita Coach Invests in Devotees to Help Them Succeed
The Bhakti Center’s community is what its team are most proud of, fostering incredible transformation. Its latest report, shares several “Bhakti Journey” stories from everyday New Yorkers who were searching for something more, showing their step-by-step progress.
Yoga Shala North Wales, UK, Welcomes ISKCON Monks to Rhuddlan
Starting at London’s Radha Krishna Temple, and now based in Croatia, Akrura has coached more than one thousand devotees over the past twenty years.
ISKCON To Set Up Mega Kitchen At Ganga Sagar
More than 30 people have taken to their mats to welcome the first Hare Krishna Shala to North Wales, UK.
Wisdom of the Sages Podcast Applies Bhakti Philosophy to Modern Life
To assist Chief Minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee's vision to develop spiritual tourism in the Ganga Sagar belt, West Bengal, India, ISKCON is ready to launch a permanent kitchen there, with a capacity to prepare up to 10,000 meals a day.
ISKCON Youth Help Put On Four Caribbean Ratha Yatras
A popular Zoom conference, Wisdom of the Sages, has gone public and become a daily podcast, delivering transformational wisdom, Bhakti-yoga philosophy, and profound stories with fun and energy on Youtube, Instagram and most podcast platforms.
The Digital Preacher: A New Online Course
The latest tour by ISKCON Youth Ministry saw youth help put on four Rathayatras in the Caribbean, and some become inspired to take on active roles in the Hare Krishna Movement.
BBT’s New Podcast “Sankirtan On” Offers Book Distribution Inspiration
In this era dominated by technology and devices, there are very few devotees of Krishna who use technology or know how to use technology effectively to spread the message of Krishna-consciousness.
Dublin Crowds Join Chanting and Dancing at New Year’s Eve Harinama
The podcast is facilitated by the BBT’s Marketing, Communications and Innovations dept and was conceived by the department’s director Vaisesika Das as a way to make sankirtan (book distribution and harinama) relevant to a younger generation.
Saranagati Students Produce New Puppet Film of Krishna’s Pastimes
The exhilarating experience has been a tradition for ISKCON Ireland for over three decades, and is well known to the Dublin public.
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Seventeen children and youth, aged two to eighteen, took three months to complete the movie and worked on every part of the production from set building, special effects, and lighting, to voices, puppeteering, filming and editing. The film premiered in Saranagati on Christmas Day to rave reviews.
Ministry of Education Conducts Educational Census
The GBC Organizational Development Committee is a standing committee of ISKCON’s GBC. It strives to provide proper organizational structure designed to create global alignment and ensure devotional standards and ethos throughout the society.
Karuna Care Trains Devotees to Offer Emotional and Spiritual Support
ISKCON’s Ministry of Education has issued an announcement regarding an educational census among the educators and leadership of ISKCON to determine ISKCON’s current scope of activities and the future needs of the members
Bhaktivedanta Academy Students Share Krishna in the Holiday Spirit
A new ISKCON-endorsed online training program, Karuna Care Education, is equipping devotees with the basic tools to offer compassionate care in hospitals, hospices, prisons, airport chapels, homeless shelters, and more.
SABHA Assembly Provides Checks and Balances for GBC
This Christmas season, students from Alachua’s Bhaktivedanta Academy (BANA) participated in “Outreach Week” from December 16th to 20th, distributing books and prasadam cakes to local businesses.
ISKCON Brooklyn to Distribute 10,000 Books By End of the Year
“More consultation, dialogue and interaction can be conducive to better, wiser and more acceptable decisions,” the group writes in its manifesto. The idea stemmed from the GBC’s own Organizational Development Committee, which was established and mandated to thoroughly review ISKCON’s current leadership model.
Devotees Uplift Inmates' Souls at Haryana and Chandigarh Prisons
Historically, ISKCON Brooklyn, New York, was perhaps the greatest center of book distribution in the world. The huge amounts of books distributed from Brooklyn, meanwhile, contributed much of the funds to build flagship ISKCON centers such as the Juhu temple in Mumbai, and Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir. For the past twenty years, however, book distribution came to a complete standstill in Brooklyn.
Saranagati Youth Distribute Over 5,000 Cookies to Neighbors for Christmas
With an objective of making lasting changes in inmates' behavior by igniting the love for God in their hearts, devotees from ISKCON Chandigarh visited the Central Jail of Chandigarh and Model Jail Ambala (Haryana).
Tribhuvanatha Das Remembrance Festival Celebrates Legendary Preacher
Students of Govardhana Academy in Saranagati, Canada have baked and distributed 5,500 prasadam cookies to businesses, services and friends in the surrounding towns as a gesture of goodwill this Christmas season.
ISKCON Finland To Secure the Future of Temple Land
On November 16th, devotees in London celebrated the life of one of Srila Prabhupada’s greatest warriors, who continues to inspire and motivate ISKCON members to this day – Tribhuvanatha Das, who passed away in 2001.
'King of Braj' - Krishna Reggae for Children’s Rights
During this year of anniversary of 35 years, ISKCON Finland is not only preparing for Srila Prabhupada Book Distribution Marathon, but also trying to secure the future of the Krishna temple and our headquarters in Malmi, Helsinki.
Istanbul Govinda Caters for Canadian Rock Star Bryan Adams and His Concert Crew
One of the shared passion of the members of the band 'King of Braj' is volunteering for ISKCON Hungary’s Food for Life program, and besides helping hands-on on the field, contributin to the cause through the power of art.
Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Launches New App
On November 16th, the Govinda Restaurant of Goranga Yoga of Istanbul had the opportunity to serve prasadam to legendary Canadian rock star Bryan Adams and his concert crew.
CBSN New York Covers Diwali at The Bhakti Center
The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP), ISKCON’s flagship center in Mayapur, West Bengal has released a new smartphone app on both Android and Apple platforms.
The second annual Diwali celebration at the Bhakti Center in New York City not only drew around 350 festivalgoers including 200 new guests, but was also covered by the CBS News New York television station.