Matsya Avatara dasa: Srimad-Bhagavata Vidyapitham, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust's Sanskrit school founded by H.G Gopiparanadhana Prabhu,is inviting applicants to join its program at the start of its seventh year of operation on November 8, 2013
âMoscow Society for Krishna Consciousnessâ - 25 years after
By Radha-Damodar Das
What is the history of the events? What are the successes and what are the reasons for any failures? And what would Srila Prabhupada say, looking at the path followed by the first Vaishnavas in Moscow?
Houston ISKCONâs Self Discovery Programs Celebrated âFestival of Love and Trustâ
By Indo American News
Barsana Humble Self Discovery group enacted a skit called âMind Your Mindâ. This skit revealed the mind of a person, who is trying to progress in devotional path, and how the mind resists and distracts him from the same
The more things stay the same, the more they change. . .
A friend sent me a link to an intriguing article, âHow Religions Change Their Mind,â (click here for the full article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22250412). On reading it, I mulled over the concept of remaining true to the essence of a teaching, while making it relevant for the current audience. The original inaugurator of the Hare Krishna movement was Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, who upset the caste brahmanas of His time by going straight to the essence of the Vedic teachings and giving love of God as the prime goal of life.
Gopijana Vallabha das: On 24th of May, we shall be celebrating the appearance day festival of Lord Narasimhadeva- Sri Narasimha Caturdasi Mahotsav. I am pleased to inform you that preparations are underway for a grand festival at Sri Mayapur dhama
Euro RGB minutes from Villagio Hare Krishna, May 11-12
Dinadayal Dasa: The Euro RGB will write to Gopal Krishna Goswami, inviting him to become the GBC for France. This is an exceptional case of having a GBC for a zone in Europe who will not reside in Europe for at least eight months a year
The Healing Force: A Keynote to Healthcare Professionals
Bhaktin Marie: Our opportunity is to not let expertise replace empathyâŠto use each situation to see the opportunity to bring out the actual healing potency, thatâs the spiritual potency, that cit potency, the healing potency within each individual
Artist Sinead OâConnor describes her experience with the Bhagavad gita and its teachings
By Sinead O'Connor
They say if when youâre dying you focus on Krishna you will end up with him.. thats why I got `Vishnu painted on my wall cus I wanna end up with him and I figure its a bit of a stress prolly when ur dying, trying to remember what to focus on
Bhakta Harry: This is an intimate moment in the life of artist Nasimo R'Naste discussing the influence Mayapur Dham has had on his work. When I first saw Nasimo's artwork I pleaded with him for a month for some sort of interview. Finally I got it, as well as footage of him creating his artwork which I have compiled here
The groundbreaking ceremony of the New Krishna Temple of North Carolina was held on May 19th, 2013 at Hillsborough. The Mayor Tom Stevens of Hillsborough, NC and His Holiness Bir Krishna Goswami Maharaj did the groundbreaking ceremony
The Art Department has been actively expanding over the recent months. The images from the drawings are coming to life as sculptors and masons shape their masterpieces on the temple site. The most exciting endeavor has been the recent development of one of the elephants at the main entrance to the temple. There will be two elephants which will serve as decorative ornamentation, each built around a pillar. The sculptures will be six meters high and will conceal the supporting pillar structure.
A Story of Devotion: One devotee's account of how he was inspired to donate to the TOVP.
I came in touch with Krishna Consciousness in 2004 when I joined the Government Polytechnic College in Coimbatore. An ISKCON temple was near my college. I very much got inspiration from the lectures of HH Bhakti Vinode Swami Maharaj, who was at that time HG Sarveswara Prabhu, temple president of ISKCON, Coimbatore.
The TOVP Architecture and Design Department - What have we done in 2012?
As the clocks tick and calendars turn pages, the verdict of Lord Nityananda manifests into a tangible reality. Weaving the thread between then and now is Srila Prabhupada's instruction to our beloved Ambarisa Prabhu, who has laudably carried it in his heart for over 30 onerous years.