The Bhaktivedanta Players Release Damodara Lila Audio Drama
WILLOW And Jahnavi Harrison Release Brand New EP ‘R I S E’ Out Now
In celebration of the holy month of Kartika, the Bhaktivedanta Players drama group of Bhaktivedanta Manor, UK, have made a seasonal audio play for children and families to enjoy.
Radhika Das Spreads Joy and Devotion with Diwali Single Ram Sita Ram
In the search for a deeper connection and inner calm, WILLOW and Jahnavi have combined their musical influences to create a spiritual, meditative and uplifting collection of art.
Poetry: Fall Birds
In this gloomy time, there can never be too many sources of light. So it’s apt that on Diwali day (November 14th) this year, there are at least two new devotional songs set to be released.
Govinda Priya Releases Uplifting Debut Single “Achyutam: Your Names”
"Calling Krishna together as we head home / Making others stop in wonder at our joy"
Couple Creates Unique Sound Path for Italy’s Museum of Sacred Art
“At the moment everything is so dull and difficult, and everyone is really struggling,” Govinda Priya says. “So we wanted to offer something uplifting.”
Kirtan in the Museum - Harrisburg, Capital of Pennsylvania
The installation was created by Madhava and Margherita at their Grotta Sonora, or “The Sounding Cave.” Consisting of unique handmade gongs and other instruments, called “sound sculptures,” the sound path makes tours of MOSA an auditory as well as a visual experience.
Australian Funk Rock Band Supersoul Releases Inspiring EP “He Can Dance”
The collaboration was in conjunction with the museum's "Creating Joy: Art Inspired by Music" exhibit.
On His 75th Birthday, A Documentary Project Launched to Honor Bhakti Charu Swami
As soon as you press play on the title track of Supersoul’s new EP “He Can Dance,” and hear the irresistibly catchy melody, funky rhythms, brass, and smooth harmonies, you’re likely to find that you yourself, and possibly your whole family, can do nothing but dance.
The Bhaktivedanta Players Adapt and Soldier on During the Pandemic
COVID-19 claims the life of the world renowned spiritual leader but his legacy lives on.
The Invisible Spaces of Life
The Birth of Lord Krishna was performed for 30 resident devotees who also took part, rather than the traditional cast members. It was of course broadcast live online.
ISKCON Mayapur to Provide Virtual Reality Radhastami Experience
"Slow down, breathe and peer deeper into the mystery of the everyday."
U.S. Premiere of 'The Golden Age' Film on Amazon.com
An innovative new project promises to bring Mayapur to you – straight into your living room – via an immersive 360 degree Virtual Reality film on Radhastami, August 26th.
ISKCON News Design Contest
Beloved ISKCON Artist Ram Das Abhiram Das Passes Away
Justin Connor (Yasodanandana dasa) just released an award-winning feature film that he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in entitled, THE GOLDEN AGE, which features archival footage of Srila Prabhupada.
Devotee Children Spread Kindness Through Their Art During Pandemic
"Srila Prabhupada blessed him and empowered him to present the Srimad Bhagavatam and the Sri Caitanya-caritamrita through gorgeous transcendental paintings that captured the mind and heart and left one with feelings of spiritual awe and amazement and love."
New Vrindaban Holds Small Rural Rathayatra with COVID-19 Restrictions
While the coronavirus is spreading throughout the world, so is kindness. Even though they are physically restricted in their movement, people find ways to reach out, express appreciation to and care for one another.
Coalition of the Aces: Touchstone Media & Torchlight Publishing Merge
In a small procession consisting of the chariot-truck along with several devotees’ cars, Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra visited six different spots across New Vrindaban.
Nadiya Mani and Bada Haridas Dedicate New Song to Bhakti Charu Swami
"We have joined forces to passionately strive to provide everyone with real matter for soul-nourishment and assist them to live spiritually balanced, healthy, compassionate and fulfilling lives,” the directors stated.
From Victim to Victor: A New Inspirational Short Film About a Spiritual Entrepreneur
The deeply moving, soul-stirring track presents the prayer Sri Gurvastakam by Visvanath Chakravarti Thakur in a unique style that combines elements of classical, New Age and meditation music. It has been described by Bada Haridas’ wife Kosarupa Dasi as “pure meditation.”
New Album ‘A Surge of Bhakti to the Heart’ Delivers On Title’s Promise
A new short film by Karuna Productions, released on July 1st, depicts the journey of Avelo Roy (Ajita Das), a shy, often bullied, introvert boy from Kolkata, who moves to Chicago at the age of 19, and convinces major corporate CEOs to invest in his startup. He makes his first million dollars at 22, and now, ten plus years later heads six businesses, while inspiring thousands to use their skills and passion to find their purpose in life.
Devotees on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Chaplain Ghanashyam Das
Evoking a deeply affecting mixture of regret and hope, Gopagana Dasa’s new album “A Surge of Bhakti to the Heart” might be the perfect soundtrack to these difficult times for humanity.
‘The Kindness Pandemic’: An ISKCON-wide Contest for Young Artists
When Ghanashyam Das first began his chaplaincy service in New York City, little did he know that he would end up on the frontlines of a global pandemic, risking his own health every day to provide spiritual and emotional support for patients dying of Coronavirus.
The Harmonist, Volume One Now Available in Ebook Format
While the coronavirus is spreading throughout the world, luckily for us, so is kindness. The simple acts of kindness are powerful, cathartic, and could change our lives forever. ISKCON News is calling young artists, aged 3-18, to recognize and capture these little acts of kindness around them and turn them into an artwork.
Jahnavi Harrison and Willow Smith Collaborate on New Devotional Song ‘Surrender’
The original version of The Harmonist appeared as ‘Sri Sajjana Tosani’ in Bengali in the year 1879, published by the Vaisnava pioneer Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.
Kirtan musician, Jahnavi Harrison and popular singer, Willow Smith have teamed up to release a new song entitled ‘Surrender (Krishna Keshava)’. The piece is a rendition of the sacred prayer for protection and shelter purportedly sung by Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as he walked the length of India.