Ireland’s Govindadvipa Mellows Holds Virtual Kirtan Festival
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The third annual Govindadvipa Mellows – a kirtan festival usually held on the island also known as Inis Rath in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland – will be held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Pathways to Perfection” Series Dives Deep Into Bhakti Practice
School of Bhakti, United Kingdom, will hold a virtual 30-day walkthrough of the mystical village of Vrindavan.
Vaishnava Christian Dialogue Annual Event: Unity and Separation with God
As part of its online Bhakti Wisdom offerings, designed for people who want to dive deeper into their practice, the Bhakti Center in New York City is offering Pathways to Perfection, a 10-part series on the nine processes of devotion.
'Gopal’s Glorious Gang' Creates Replica of Vrindavan in Australia
More than 30 Christians and Vaishnavas of different ages and backgrounds from across the USA joined an online dialogue to network and enjoy their faith in unity.
ISKCON Mira Road Engages 326 Children in Online Spiritual Science Exhibition
A devotee children’s club in Australia, with about 80 children, decided to bring the holy land of Vrindavana, Krishna’s birthplace, into Brisbane.
TOVP Construction Resumes
The children come up with innovative ideas to present the Lord's pastimes by making 3D models.
Argentina Hosts Latin America’s Biggest Disciples Course Ever Virtually
After over six months of halted construction on account of the India lockdown, work on the TOVP has successfully resumed.
The Bhaktivedanta Players Adapt and Soldier on During the Pandemic
So far tens of thousands worldwide have completed the course, which has inspired a family togetherness amongst devotees, as well as a strong dedication to Srila Prabhupada, their gurus, and Lord Chaitanya’s mission.
Virtual Bhakti Retreat for Spanish Speakers Celebrates Tenth Installment
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.
School of Bhakti, UK, Launches New Online Courses
Husband and wife team Prema Rupa Madhava Das and Prema Rupini Madhavi Dasi, who previously organized Bhakti Vriksha programs and “Harinama Party Buses” in their hometown of Buenos Aires, Argentina, launched the retreat when the pandemic halted those activities.
ISKCON Mayapur to Provide Virtual Reality Radhastami Experience
The School of Bhakti at the Bhaktivedanta Manor UK, offers a variety of courses and workshops by qualified, respected teachers, to help "everyone come closer to Krishna".
New Vaisesika Dasa Webinar Will Teach You How to Upgrade Your Life by Reading Prabhupada’s Books
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.
Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa Puja Book 2020
The interactive webinar, to be held on August 22nd on Zoom, Facebook and Youtube, will teach participants how to upgrade their lives by reading Srila Prabhupada’s books.
Looking Back on the Pandemic Kirtan That Reached 1.2 Million and Inspired a Flood of Virtual Kirtan Events
Vyasa-puja is an annual celebration by devotees of Krishna to offer homage to their guru, or spiritual teacher.
Happy Janmastami! - Resources to Celebrate At Home
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most popular virtual events, drawing at least 1.2 million viewers, engaging multiple generations of devotees and inspiring many others to hold their own major online kirtan events to this day, was the Global Pandemic Kirtan.
Special Vyasa-Puja Online Event to Celebrate Srila Prabhupada’s Journeys to the Far Corners of the World
The GBC's Strategic Planning Team have compiled a celebrate-at-home Janmastami portfolio, which consists of resources to make devotees' Janmastami experience delightful and filled with personal loving service to the Lord.
ISKCON Berlin, London, Radhadesh and Zurich Hold Joint Virtual Ratha Yatra Festival
With ISKCON Founder-Acarya Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa-puja, or Appearance Day, coming up soon on August 12th, his society’s Governing Body Commission Strategic Planning Team (GBC SPT) is organizing a special Vyasa-puja online event entitled “Srila Prabhupada’s Journey to the Far Corners of the World: The Mystery Behind the History.”
New Vrindaban Holds Small Rural Rathayatra with COVID-19 Restrictions
From July 1st to 12th, ISKCON Toronto, Canada held a 12-day series of online events. More recently, on Saturday July 18th, ISKCON of Berlin, London, Radhadesh (Belgium) and Zurich jointly hosted a unique first-time European virtual collaboration festival, “Spirit of Ratha Yatra.”
ISKCON Toronto Holds Epic 12-Day Virtual Rathayatra Festival
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.
Lithuania’s Holy Name Monastery Destroyed In Fire
“Every year, there’s some new challenge that comes up while organizing Toronto Rathayatra, and we joke that Lord Jagannath always throws us a curveball,” says Rukmini Dasi, co-chair of the Rathayatra Committee. Little did they know, however, that 2020 would bring the ultimate curveball – a global pandemic that required people to social distance from each other and saw all gatherings and public festivities banned.
European Yatras Organize 'Spirit of Ratha Yatra' Virtual Festival on July 18th
During the night at around 1:30 AM on July 14th, one of the brahmacaris heard a cracking sound and went to check it. He saw the temple building on fire. Brahmacaries quickly took the Deities out to safety from the burning building.
Sublime Symposium: 7 Day Festival Reaffirming The 7 Purposes Of ISKCON
ISKCON Berlin, London, Radhadesh and Zurich are organizing the Spirit of Ratha Yatra, a unique first-time European virtual collaboration festival jointly hosted on Saturday 18th July, 11:00 - 17:00 CEST / 10:00 - 16:00 BST.
GBC Strategic Planning Team to Host Six Days of Facebook Live Events for ISKCON Incorporation Day
The hallmarks of ISKCON, its seven purposes were reaffirmed through a series of interviews and dialogues by the exemplary leaders of ISKCON who personify these seven purposes in their own exquisite ways. This symposium was the brainchild of a brilliant disciple of Bhakti Charu Swami who embodied Srila Prabhupada’s instructions and worked towards uniting everyone.
Second Gen Couple Organizes Online Kirtans to Bring Devotees Together
GBC Strategic Planning Team is set to host a six-day series of Facebook Live events celebrating ISKCON Incorporation Day from July 10th to 15th. The theme of the events will be “Reaffirming the Seven Purposes of ISKCON.”
Husband and wife Radhe Radhe Devi Dasi and Nandanandana Das, second generation devotees and disciples of Bir Krishna Goswami, are running a series of online kirtan festivals to bring devotees around the world together during the COVID-19 pandemic.