ISKCON's India Tribal Care Trust Initiative Helps People in Remote Areas Tackle COVID-19
Food For All UK Distributing 4,100 Meals Daily, Expects to Increase to 20,000
Amidst the coronavirus crisis and the consequent lockdown India’s tribal people are facing double difficulties - scarcity of food and lack of awareness about the preventive measures to curb spreading of the deadly disease.
Argentina: Prasadam Distribution to Police Officers
With the UK now about to go into its fourth week of lockdown, people who would be struggling from one week to the next during normal times are now running out of money. Many are also sick or completely isolated in their homes without any family members. In this environment, more and more community groups are calling for free meals to help those in need.
ISKCON India Distributes Over 1 Million Plates of Prasad During COVID-19 Lockdown
During their quarantine duty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, around 60 law enforcement officers receive a plate of meal and hot drink every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from local ISKCON devotees.
“Krishna Lunch for Healthcare Heroes” Launches in Gainesville, Florida
The government began with a quarantine in 79 districts across India recognized as COVID-19 hotspots, before officially locking down the entire nation – 1.3 billion people – on March 23rd in a bid to stop the spread of the virus.
Food For All Serves Free Prasad Meals to Homeless During UK Lockdown
Called “Krishna Lunch for Healthcare Heroes,” the program was formally launched on April 2, 2020 (Rama Navami). A number of congregational members promptly stepped up to offer much needed financial support to get the new program off the ground.
New Educational Booklet Explores ISKCON and Hinduism
Hare Krishna charity Food for All has been given government approval to serve free vegetarian meals to London’s homeless people during the UK’s Coronavirus lockdown.
ISKCON Communications Course - Now Online!
A newly-published booklet, entitled “ISKCON and Hinduism: Exploring the Hare Krishna Movement and its Broader Traditions,” will be used to help students and teachers in schools, as well as visitors to ISKCON temples, better understand ISKCON and how it relates to broader Hinduism.
Second Annual Vaishnavi Padayatra Addresses Violence to Women
ISKCON Communications Minister Anuttama Dasa, in collaboration with Bhaktivedanta College, translated the 'ISKCON Communications' training he gives world-wide in the classroom into the online environment - dynamic, powerful and thought-provoking as it is when taught in person.
Foundation Stone Ceremony to Herald Grand New ISKCON New Jersey Temple
The matajis of ISKCON Amravati walked for 8km and participated in dramas, sankirtana and other activities along the way.
European ISKCON Youth Leaders' meeting in New Vraja Mandala
Over 500 people, including congregation members and the local community at large, are expected to attend the April 4th Foundation Stone Ceremony for ISKCON of New Jersey’s grand new temple in Parsippanny. The ceremony is set to launch construction on a project that took over a decade of hard work, and will ultimately cost a total of $7 to $8 million.
Gaura Mandali Kirtan Academy for Children Launches in Alachua
35 ISKCON devotees from 25 European countries gathered for three days to overview the existing and future possibilities to help young devotees to develop their full potential, and opportunities within the existing Erasmus+ framework.
ISKCON Book Shop Opens at New Delhi Railway Station
“For me, the mridanga has always been a special companion,” says Thakura. “So I like to share with students that they’re starting this new relationship they’re going to have for their entire life."
Can Religion Fight Climate Change?
ISKCON India Communications Director Yudhistir Govinda Das and Vakreshvar Pran Das developed the idea, while Mohan Rupa Das, Temple President of ISKCON New Delhi’s East of Kailash temple, saw the project through to completion.
ISKCON Leicester Devotees Participate in Hindu Muslim Friendship Meals
Our scriptures give us a simple solution to fight the real cause of climate change—our greed and propensity to exploit others (including nature).
‘The Pilgrimage’ Provides Luxury Spiritual Retreats for Corporate Clients
In the U.K., devotees from ISKCON Leicester’s congregation joined a total of nearly twenty families for a groundbreaking scheme called ‘Come Dine Together,’ designed to build friendships and understanding between Hindus and Muslims.
Tallahassee Krishna House Rebuilds Community
A new project, The Pilgrimage, is providing luxury spiritual retreats and online education for corporate clients, while also offering ISKCON devotees the chance to earn a living amongst Vaishnava peers.
Devotee Graffiti Artist Brings Positive Influence to Youths’ Lives
First established by Brahmananda Das in the 1970s, ISKCON of Tallahassee, Florida closed down before restarting in a new building in the 1990s. After struggling with financial and organizational challenges in more recent times, the center is once again getting a new lease of life with a new name – the Tallahassee Krishna House.
Make Your Opinion Matter - SABHA Survey for Devotees
When 13-year-old Josh Menheere first noticed graffiti around the surf town where he grew up in Queensland, Australia, and learned techniques from his cousin who was dating a graffiti artist, he didn’t know that one day his own street art would spread spiritual consciousness and positively influence other kids’ lives.
Sacinandana Swami Brings Experiential “Living Name” Retreat to New Vrindaban
The SABHA - Spiritual Advisors Bhagavata Assembly - invites devotees to take part in a brief survey.
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.
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.