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  • Digital Preacher Course Teaches Devotees How to Increase Social Media Outreach

    With his Bangalore-based agency, Shabdahari Das has run social media campaigns for world-famous personal development gurus like Tony Robbins, T. Harv Ecker, and Bryan Tracy. He’s also trained over 20,000 entrepreneurs in how to use social media to grow their businesses.

  • Construction to Begin on “Opulent” New Bangalore Temple

    Construction is set to begin within a few weeks on an opulent new ISKCON temple in Bangalore, South India, one of the most modern and cosmopolitan cities in the country. The temple will be set on a half-acre of landscaped gardens, with the words “ISKCON” and “Founder Acharya: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada” embedded in a waterfall at the entrance that will light up at night.

  • High Court of Karnataka Refuses to Expunge “Fraud” Decision Against Bangalore Leader Madhu Pandit Das
    The High Court affirmed that its earlier decision, wherein the High Court had determined that Madhu Pandit Das has committed “fraud” in trying to usurp the temple of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) into the control of his self and his family.
  • Grand Nava Narasimha Temple Inauguration at Bangalore
    Starting on April 24th and lasting for 11 days, a series of festivities will be held in East Bangalore to inaugurate Lord Narasimha`s new temple.
  • A New Narasimha Temple Coming Up in Bangalore
    This temple is coming up on a piece of land that was earmarked for a mechanized slaughter house, but the government had to back track due to the perseverant opposition from the local leaders and citizens.
  • Supreme Court Allots Ten Weeks to Admit ISKCON Bangalore Case
    On 5 July 2011, the Supreme Court (SC) of India heard the property dispute case of Bangalore unit of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) on the grounds whether to admit the case or not.
  • Update: ISKCON Bangalore Moves Case to Supreme Court

    In 4 weeks the Supreme Court will decide whether to admit the case or not. If it does, then the hearings shall proceed further. If it does not admit the case, the Bangalore unit presently headed by Madhu Pandit Das will have to respect the High Court order and hand the property over to ISKCON Mumbai.

  • Mumbai, Bangalore ISKCON Factions Come to Blows
    Police were out in large numbers following reports that an Iskcon team from Mumbai would attempt to take control of the premises after the Karnataka High Court rejected the Bangalore temple authorities’ claim of ownership.
  • Karnataka High Court Says Bangalore Temple Belongs to ISKCON
    After over a decade of court battles, the High Court of Karnataka ruled on May 23rd that the Sri Radha Krishan Chandra Mandir in Bangalore—which had originally been an ISKCON temple but had been run by a breakaway group since soon after its construction in 1997—is officially the property of ISKCON, registered in Mumbai.
  • ISKCON Mumbai Owns Bangalore Arm
    In a verdict that puts an end to a decade-old feud, the High Court of Karnataka on Friday ruled that the entire property of Bangalore’s International Society for Krishna Consciousness belongs to the Iskcon Mumbai. High Court says its president, Madhu Pandita Das forged documents.
  • Bangalore Splinter Group Proposes Truce, GBC Responds
    Bangalore, INDIA – Is the longstanding feud between the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and a breakaway group of devotees who took over the prominent ISKCON temple here finally nearing a resolution? A recent exchange between the leader of the splinter group and ISKCON leadership opens the door to such a possibility—although significant conditions, including the withdrawal of all pending litigation, the acceptance of GBC authority, and a thorough hashing out of doctrinal disagreements, would first have to be met.
  • GBC EC Response to Madhu Pandit Dasa’s Peace Proposal

    The following statement was issued in response to a proposal submitted earlier by Madhu Pandit Dasa. For an explanation of the background and underlying issues it discusses, please read Bangalore Splinter Group Proposes Truce, GBC Responds.

  • INSIDE ISKCON: Tasty Jail Food Tempts Prisoners to Stay
    Inmates at a prison in southern India are eating so well that many are reluctant to leave, while other convicted criminals are trying to move in, a newspaper said Thursday.

    ISKCON, commonly known as the Hare Krishna movement, started serving prasadam—pure vegetarian sanctified fare— in the jail on May 21 under contract from the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bangalore.

  • INDIA: Lankan Children Find Refuge in Bangalore

    By Smriti Daniel/


    December 10, 2006