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  • “These Golden Days”

    “Forty-six festivals, one after another,” I thought. “And with Woodstock in the middle. No wonder I’m exhausted.” But there was no time to dwell on the tiredness of my body. Hundreds of excited people were already taking their seats on the benches in front of our stage.

  • Bhakti & Science - Village to Village

    Murali Gopal Das, a physicist based in Gainesville, Florida, during his recent summer tour in Europe has enthoused devotee scientists to work together and use their special talents for Krishna.

  • The Sparkle In Their Eyes: Indradyumna Swami on Harinamas

    A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

  • Ever Fresh - by Indradyumna Swami

    Krishna's Village of Peace at this years Woodstock festival in Poland exceeded the expectations of the organizers. With a steady stream of people passing through ISKCON's site the lines for prasadam got longer and longer, large crowds spilled out of the Mantra Yoga Tent and all other activities were fully packed.

  • Polish Festival Tour: A Step Into Vrindavan

    The festival program along the Baltic Sea in Poland is a step into Vrindavan, the spiritual world. Three hundred devotees put on 48 festivals in 2 months in various towns and villages along the coast. Tens of thousands of people enjoy the cultural programs. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

  • The Original Formula

    A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

  • Sharing the Bliss: Polish Festival Tour

    On Indradyumna Swami's  festival tour along the Baltic Sea coast in Poland each summer devotees try to give people an experience of the spiritual world. Through the stage show, the many tents, exhibits and the vegetarian restaurant people come to understand how joyful spiritual life can actually be.

  • Summer Krishna!

    For many people summertime means vacation time, but for Krishna’s devotees it’s an opportunity to go out and share with the public the wonderful world of Krishna-consciousness through chanting the holy names, dancing in ecstasy and holding festivals. On the Baltic Sea coast in Poland Indradyuma Swami and his enthousiastic group go on harinam daily, rain or shine, throughout July and August. The blissful result is that each evening thousands of people flock to the festivals.

  • Hare Krishna Festival in Poland 1994
  • Pope Francis, Visiting Auschwitz, Asks God for the ‘Grace to Cry’

    Pope Francis walked in the footsteps of his two predecessors as he visited the former extermination camp at Auschwitz, where he paid silent homage to the more than one million victims.

  • Thousands Immersed in Krishna at Polish Woodstock

    Running from July 13th to 16th this year, Krishna’s Village is an ISKCON success story, one of the biggest outreach efforts in the world. It’s been part of Woodstock since the music festival’s inception 22 years ago in 1994, when organizer and renowned philanthropist Jurek Owsiak saw a similar vision in traveling preacher Indradyumna Swami.

  • From The Heart - Polish Woodstock

    The Polish Woodstock meant many things for different people. For Lord Krsna’s devotees it was a chance to share our good fortune through massive prasadam distribution, Ratha Yatra, good association and most important, the loud chanting of Krsna’s holy names along with our audience in the Mantra Yoga Tent.

  • Polish Woodstock Full On

    As attendance at Woodstock Poland swells to over 700,000 people devotees go into action with Ratha Yatra, massive prasadam distribution, kirtan and discussions. Auspiciousness prevails everywhere.

  • Polish Festival Tour on the Baltic Sea Coast is in Full Swing

    Three hundred devotees have joined Indradyumna Swami's tour this year. They spend two days in each town focusing on harinam during the day and a festival in the evening. The response of the people is overwhelming, as this video by Ananta Vrindavan dasa reveals.

  • A Day at the Polish Festival of India Tour

    The Polish Festival of India tour led by Indradyumna Swami is now on. This video features some of the highlights of the 2013 tour.

  • Polish Festival Tour 2013

    A video captures a day of Indradyumna Swami's Polish festival tour.

  • Festival of India in Poland

    The Polish Woodstock festival is on between the 31st of July and August 4th. ISKCON devotees led by Indradyumna Swami present a great variety of cultural performances. For live broadcast please visit:

  • Devotees Perform in Front of Tens of Thousands at a Festival in Poland
  • Florida Dance Company Wows Polish Audiences
    The Bhakti Dance Seva ensemble, a traditional Bharat-Natyam dance troupe based in Florida and consisting entirely of American second generation devotee girls, is doing its first tour of Poland this summer to appreciative crowds.
  • ISKCON Poland to Teach Spiritual Curriculum in Schools
    ISKCON devotees in Poland have just finished writing an educational program that aims to provide primary and secondary school children with the cultural, social and philosophical basis for Krishna consciousness.
  • Kirtana Prevails At Krsna's Village of Peace
    Kirtana leaders from around the world descended upon the Polish Woodstock as Krsna's Village of Peace graced the festival for the 15th Year. ISKCON`s annual presence at the festival has become known worldwide as one of ISKCON`s largest outreach festivals in Europe.
  • Festival Of India Starts Its 21st Tour Of Baltic Coast
    Viva Kultura's Festiwal Indii started it's 21st tour of Poland in June. Over 100 Iskcon devotees assembled in a school in the small village of Siemysl just south of Kolobrzeg, one of the Baltic Coasts largest tourist towns. The team of volunteers will put on outdoor festivals for the public 6 days a week right through the Summer until late August.
  • Festival of India Poland Celebrates 20 Years on the Beach
    Parvati Dasi, who just turned twelve years old, gives a warm and genuine smile as she hands an old lady an invitation to Festival of India in the town of Rewal, Poland. On the beach beside her, sixty devotees carrying flags, umbrellas and festoons sing the Hare Krishna mantra with the waves of the Baltic sea rippling around their feet.
  • Fire Ravages Polish ISKCON Farm Community
    Poland, Czarnow – It was 10:30pm on Friday April 17. Prema Bhakti Dasa, his wife Mayamari Dasi, and their two young sons were returning to their home at ISKCON’s New Shantipur farm after a spiritual get-together in the city. Home was a flat above the barn where Prema Bhakti and his family cared for the community’s cows full-time. And as their car neared it, they saw huge flames leaping from it, angry and orange in the night.
  • Indian President Praises Polish ISKCON Centers

    Warsaw, April 24 (IANS) India and Poland signed two important agreements on health and tourism Friday as President Pratibha Patil began the official part of her four-day visit to Poland. On behalf of India, Ashwini Kumar, minister for state for industrial development and promotion and for Poland Katazyna Sobriska and Jakob Szulc, dealing with the respective ministries, signed the agreements.

  • Self Evident Truths
    After Woodstock, the festival group returned to our base on the Baltic Sea to continue the programs in the coastal towns. There were still two weeks of summer left and we planned to do 14 festivals in rapid succession.