As ISKCON GBC member Bhakti Charu Swami struggles in the USA with COVID-19, devotees around the world are deep in prayer for his rapid recovery. Kirtan Fest Global for Bhakti Charu Swami is an opportunity to pray together.
Kirtan Fest Global organized the Kirtan Fest India Online for ISKCON India from 10th May - 17th May, and was live streamed on Facebook. The event was so popular that the organizers extended from 7 days to 8 days for a total of 96 hours of Kirtan Fest India Online.
On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water and the rest below water.
This video is a strong reminder of how a global economy doesn’t mean everyone gets to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Cocoa farmers on the Ivory Coast earn their living growing the beans. It’s hard work and they earn very little money for their harvest. Many of them do not even know what the cocoa beans are used for. So when this journalist gives them chocolate for the first time, it’s a revelation.
This summer will see the Second Global Thinking Conference in London 2014 for emerging future leaders. The conference is convened by Civitatis International.
I had arrived at New York's JFK Airport and was immediately struck by the hundreds of cars all around the airport.I asked my friend who had come to pick me up, "How exactly are all these cars be sustained once the fuel supply is over?"
President Nelson Mandela gave a memorable speech at a gathering of 50,000 school children on April 23rd 1997 who were invited by Hare Krishna Food for Life to a public picnic in Durban Kings Park Soccer stadium called the “Festival for the Children of the Rainbow Nation”.
Bhaktivedanta Manor-resident Sutapa Dasa visited Amsterdam, Holland on Queens Day (April 30th, 2009) -- reputed to be the world’s largest street party -- and witnessed an ISKCON harinama (street chanting) group there, where he says he realized that ISKCON is the only organization in the world that is truly free from ageism, nationalism, sexism and even species-ism, because the chanting of Hare Krishna breaks all barriers.