Devotees Open Their Hearts
Tribute to Devotees We Lost During Pandemic
On Saturday, June 5th, ISKCON North America came together to raise awareness and unify devotees and temples as a demonstration of cooperation and love for Srila Prabhupada and our devotees in the affected regions in India.
Alachua’s Bhaktivedanta Academy Successfully Keeps Students Safe Throughout Pandemic School Year
ISKCON Devotee Care and GBC SPT extend their heartfelt condolences to the families of the departed devotees
ISKCON North America Unites for Devotees in Mayapur and Bangladesh
On June 4th, Bhaktivedanta Academy – a Montessori school serving the New Raman Reti community in Alachua, Florida – will reach a successful end to its most challenging year so far.
Bhaktivedanta Manor’s charity wing The Lotus Trust raises £140,000 to help Covid victims in India
Saturday, June 5th from 5-8 pm EST on https://www.facebook.com/kirtantoronto. A jam-packed event involving many speakers including HH Radhanath Swami, HH Jayapataka Swami, HH Bhakti Purushottam Swami, and will feature kirtaniyas including Gaura Vani Das, and Amala Kirtan Das, and more. In addition, a special Nrsimha Yagna will be performed live from New Vrindaban, West Virginia.
News Brief - ISKCON Vrindavan Devotee Care Department Needs Donations
Sending Love from Canada - Live Covid-Relief Event
Bhaktivedanta Manor’s charity wing The Lotus Trust raises £140,000 to help Covid victims in India. Please continue to donate, today, here: http://krishnatemple.com/covid
Urgent Appeal for Mayapur and Bangladesh Covid-Relief Donations
Saturday, May 15th from 4-7 pm EST live on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/kirtantoronto, a special Canada-Wide COVID Relief event for the devotees in Mayapur and Bangladesh. The event will host a Nrsimha Yagna, guest speakers, and kirtans.
GBC Mandates for Improved Covid Health Protocols at Mayapur
The Covid crisis continues to affect India and Bangladesh and the ISKCON communities there in a terrible way. Today, on this auspicious day of Aksaya Trtitiya we are appealing to you to please consider donating now.
HG Vaikuntheshwari Laxmi Devi Dasi Passes Away
A committee was formed of GBC members BB Govinda Swami, Radhanath Swami, Anuttama das, and Radha Krishna das to compile specific recommendations. A special GBC meeting was held on Friday, May 7th, to finalize new directives for Mayapur.
Letter from the GBC: HG Pankajanghri Prabhu Has Departed
With Profound grief sharing, HG Vaikuntheshwari Laxmi Devi Dasi, admitted in the hospital for the last 18 days, has left her body on 30-Apr @ 8:30 PM IST due to Covid19.
GBC Launches Covid Relief Campaign--Appeals for Help for Mayapur and Bangladesh
HG Pankajanghri Prabhu, ISKCON's most beloved Nrsimhadeva pujari, has departed from this world in Sri Dham Mayapur the morning of May 4th, 2021.
Beirut Food Relief Efforts - Providing Meals to Those in Need, Crisis After Crisis in Lebanon
The Governing Body Commission of ISKCON, in conjunction with ISKCON leaders in South Asia, has launched a Covid Relief Appeal to provide funds to aid devotees and others in need in the Mayapur region and Bangladesh. Below is an appeal letter from the GBC, as well as PDF and PPT files with more specific information about the relief efforts and where to send your donations.
Second Covid Wave Hits India Hard, ISKCON Steps Up to Help
In only 6 months, the Food For Life team in Beirut, Lebanon has distributed over 2000 meals. The country is in a dire situation, even before the pandemic, and continues to decline. International funding support is crucial to the survival of the project.
Online India Relief Events this weekend
A second Covid wave has struck India hard, with deaths passing 200,000. ISKCON devotees in India are stepping up to do what they can to help, while also battling Covid along with the rest of the country.
News Brief: Covid-19 Appeal to Help ISKCON Delhi, Provide Beds and Oxygen to the Most Vulnerable
Online India releif events- this weekend May 1-2nd, 2021
News Brief: Critical Health of Head Pujari of Mayapur, Pankajanghri Prabhu, Prayers Requested
Covid-19 appeal to help ISKCON Delhi facilitate the funding to provide beds and oxygen to the most vulnerable. Patients are dying without oxygen amid Delhi surge with 1 death every 5 minutes. Join us to help ISKCON Dwarka, Delhi during this crucial time of need and make a difference.
Krishna Kids Keeps Young Children Entertained and Learning
There has been no improvement in Pankajanghri prabhu's health for the last few weeks, he is being moved to Mayapur. Prayers are requested.
Largest Group Yet Passes Bhakti Sastri Online Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrea Suarez has been offering a much-needed service for devotee families – her Krishna Kids Youtube videos and Instagram page provide Krishna conscious stories, songs, and arts and crafts lessons that will keep young children entertained and learning.
Why I Decided that Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Was the Right Choice for Me
For many years, Bhakti Sastri has been offered in person by organizations such as the Mayapur Institute for Higher Eductation (MIHE). Amid COVID-19 lockdowns around the world, however, a team led by GBC and ISKCON guru Bhakti Chaitanya Swami taught the course online, resulting in the largest number of graduates from one cycle of Bhakti Sastri yet.
News Brief: ISKCON Baroda Vaccine Clinic
Many devotees who are very dear to me have physically departed from this world due to the Covid-19 virus. This breaks my heart.
In Gujrat, India ISKCON Vadodara aka Baroda has hosted the first ISKCON organized COVID-19 vaccine clinic on April 6th, 2021. The clinic was hosted at the temple’s basement hall, with the first dose of vaccination completed for 160 people during the clinic’s 11am-5 pm hours.