Srila Prabhupada: The Greatest Communicator
Remembering Bhakti Charu Swami: Triobhava Mahotsava | Zoom | July 18-24th, 2021
Not only did Prabhupada directly focus on winning people’s hearts and bringing as many to the process of bhakti as possible; but he was also an expert in creating and sustaining, as the Communications Ministry puts it, “favorable environments for advancing the goals of the Krishna consciousness movement.”
Devotee and Activist Sana Mittar, 19, Receives Prestigious Diana Award
Remembering Bhakti Charu Swami: Triobhava Mahotsava. On Zoom from July 18-24th, 2021.
Queen's Award for Voluntary Service Given to Food For All Charity in the UK
Sana Mittar, a young devotee who attends the ISKCON Punjabi Bagh temple in Delhi with her family, has been honored with the Diana Award. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, it is the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9 to 25 years can receive for their social action or humanitarian work.
Chief Justice of India Seeks Blessings of Sri Sri Radha Govinda at Tirupati
Food For All has been awarded the Queen's Award for voluntary service, the highest award in charity service.
Devotees From All Over Brazil Take Online Vaishnava Care Seminar
The Honorable Chief Justice of India, Shri NV Ramana visits ISKCON Tirupati
Your Ever Well-Wisher: Stories of Srila Prabhupada’s Care for All
“We certainly hope that after having attended the seminar, devotees are inspired and will inspire others to be trained and launch Vaishnavas CARE teams in their respective communities,” Ekanistha Radha says.
Humble 93-Year-Old Man Inspires Singapore Congregation By His Example
ISKCON News is commemorating Srila Prabhupada's 125th appearance anniversary with a series of articles glorifying his achievements, contributions and qualities.
“Krishna’s People” Gives Voice to Italian Devotees Practicing Krishna Consciousness In Their Everyday Lives
Kandarpa Koti Krishna Das is not a Ph.D. holder in Vaishnava studies, neither is he a famous millionaire businessman, nor will you find a famous youtube or Facebook channel in his name, nor is he the GBC or the temple president of his local ISKCON temple.
HG Vaikuntheshwari Laxmi Devi Dasi Passes Away
Krishna’s People (Gente di Krishna), a new online talk show in Italian, gives voice to the devotee majority in Italy – those who live regular lives working, studying and taking care of their families, while incorporating Krishna consciousness.
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.
News Brief: Critical Health of Head Pujari of Mayapur, Pankajanghri Prabhu, Prayers Requested
HG Pankajanghri Prabhu, ISKCON's most beloved Nrsimhadeva pujari, has departed from this world in Sri Dham Mayapur the morning of May 4th, 2021.
News Brief: Fire in Kolkata ISKCON Temple, Deities are Safe
There has been no improvement in Pankajanghri prabhu's health for the last few weeks, he is being moved to Mayapur. Prayers are requested.
Transcendental Throwback: ISKCON Memories Part 1
Yesterday, Monday, April 26th, at around 6 pm, devotees heard a blast then found smoke in the Albert Road, ISKCON Kolkata Temple. The Deities were moved to a safe location, but the damage was severe in the dress and Deity rooms.
Krishna Kids Keeps Young Children Entertained and Learning
In our Trancendental Throwback, a spin on "Throwback Thursday," devotees from around the world submit a photo from earlier in their devotional life to ISKCON News. Along with it, they share their memories of the moment shown in the photo and what it means to them. The result? A fun and inspirational look back at ISKCON of decades past.
Grihastha Course to Teach Skills for a Happy and Meaningful Marriage
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.
First Virtual Child Protection Office Conference in North America
‘Strengthening the Bonds that Free Us,’ a Grihastha Course that will teach devotees how to develop the insights and skills for a more meaningful, happy, and inspiring marriage will be offered online via Bhaktivedanta College from April 12th to May 16th. The course is facilitated by husband and wife Partha Das and Uttama Dasi, who have been married for the past fifty years.
Remembering Pishima: An Exalted Vaishnavi
On Saturday, March 13, 2021, the first virtual CPO North America conference was held on Zoom. This was a long-cherished dream of the North American CPO regional director, Lila Suka Dasi, who has wanted to provide ongoing support for the teams that have been created to prevent child abuse in ISKCON.
Road to Vrindavan - Film Premiere - Online - Free
Bhavatarini Devi Dasi, or Pishima as she was commonly known to ISKCON devotees, was the younger sister of Srila Prabhupada. On April 7, 2021, ISKCON Vaishnavi Ministry will honor Pishima’s disappearance day with Srutirupa Devi Dasi (ACBSP) and Ananga Manjari Devi Dasi (ACBSP) who were privileged to have Pishma’s personal association.
Ekalavya Das Sannyasa Celebration on Gaura Purnima
Online film premiere available to stream: March 30th, 8 PM –
April 12th, 6 PM (*extended on April 5th, 2021)
Extended EDT: https://watch.showandtell.film/watch/roadtovrindavan “The voices of girls and young women in this movie remind us of the urge and urgency for equality and education right now. It also beautifully highlights working with men and boys as an important step towards change.” - Malala Yousafzai, activist and Nobel Prize Laureate.
ISKCON News Managing Editor Position Opening
Ekalavya Das is a disciple of Lokanath Swami and is scheduled to receive Sannyasa (the renounced order of life) on Gaura Purnima, March 28, 2021, in Sri Pandharpur Dham, India.
Longtime ISKCON News Editor Krishna-lila Dasi Moves on to New Role After A Decade of Service
ISKCON News has an opening: the Managing Editor position in its team for a seasoned editor, manager, or budding professional looking for experience.
After over a decade of dedicated service, Krishna-lila Dasi is moving on from her position as managing editor of ISKCON News. An award-winnning professional filmmaker, she will continue to work with ISKCON News as a freelance contributor of short films, an exciting new development for the website.