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Poem: Do You Feel Okay My Friend?

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 11:11am

With the rising and setting of sun / Time slowly slipping away / The touch of cool water as if speaking / Do you feel okay my friend?

Vaisnavism Disrupted - It Happened Already; Won't It Happen Again?

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 9:41am

The discomfort ISKCON faces due to the pandemic - individual and community-wise - is hardly comparable to the oppressions and torments of the past.

Ocean of Mercy (feat. Nadiya Mani)

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 7:14pm

Ocean of Mercy (feat. Nadiya Mani) · Bada Haridas · Nadiya Mani. Read article abou the new single:,7441/

Nadiya Mani and Bada Haridas Dedicate New Song to Bhakti Charu Swami

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 7:11pm

The deeply moving, soul-stirring track presents the prayer Sri Gurvastakam by Visvanath Chakravarti Thakur in a unique style that combines elements of classical, New Age and meditation music. It has been described by Bada Haridas’ wife Kosarupa Dasi as “pure meditation.”

Mayapur Gurukula Graduation - What Happens When a Student Finishes His Studies?

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 6:45pm

A video by the Bhaktivedanta Academy, Mayapur.

ISKCON Toronto Holds Epic 12-Day Virtual Rathayatra Festival

Sat, 07/18/2020 - 1:06pm
<p>&ldquo;Every year, there&rsquo;s some new challenge that comes up while organizing Toronto Rathayatra, and we joke that Lord Jagannath always throws us a curveball,&rdquo; says Rukmini Dasi, co-chair of the Rathayatra Committee. Little did they know, however, that 2020 would bring the ultimate curveball &ndash; a global pandemic that required people to social distance from each other and saw all gatherings and public festivities banned.&nbsp;</p>

On Grieving a Beloved Vaishnava

Sat, 07/18/2020 - 10:43am
<p><span>This is not a time to hold back or to put off what so deeply pains the heart, for the extent that you have loved, it is to that extent that you will feel a kind of pain that perhaps you&rsquo;ve never experienced before.</span></p>

Chief Minister of West Bengal Arranged the Smooth Return of Bhakti Charu Swami's Vapu to Mayapur

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 7:50pm
<p><span>It was the Ministry of West Bengal led by t</span><span>he Honorable Chief Minister Sushri Mamata Bannerjee&nbsp;</span><span>who facilitated the final journey of the vapu (body of ISKCON-guru Bhakti Charu Swami, who passed away on July 4th in Florida, back to Mayapur.</span></p>

Spiritual Resilience

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 7:16pm
<p>H<span>ow to become resilient and, despite the ups and downs, not give up on our spiritual journey, our search for the self?</span></p>

ISKCON News Design Contest

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 7:09pm
<p><span>ISKCON News is inviting talented designers from around the world to help redesign&nbsp;</span><a href=""></a><span>&nbsp;and the site's Facebook page&nbsp;</span><a href=""></a><span>.</span></p>

Lithuania’s Holy Name Monastery Destroyed In Fire

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 1:34pm
<p><span>During the night at around 1:30 AM on July 14th, one of the brahmacaris heard a cracking sound and went to check it. He saw the temple building on fire. Brahmacaries quickly took the Deities out to safety from the burning building.&nbsp;</span></p>

Internship Program Launched to Help Develop ISKCON at the UN

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 12:11pm
<p><span>After applying and going through a rigorous approval process, The Office of Communications for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) received ECOSOC status with the UN in 2016, the highest level at which an NGO can be associated with the UN.</span></p>

European Yatras Organize 'Spirit of Ratha Yatra' Virtual Festival on July 18th

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 10:18am
<p><span>This year we won't get the chance to pull Lord Jagannatha, Lord Baladeva and Subhadra Devi's chariots through the streets but don&rsquo;t let that dampen your spirits. Get ready to welcome Them into your hearts this weekend!&nbsp;</span></p>

Sublime Symposium: 7 Day Festival Reaffirming The 7 Purposes Of ISKCON

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 3:49pm
<p><span>The hallmarks of ISKCON, its seven purposes were reaffirmed through a series of interviews and dialogues by the exemplary leaders of ISKCON who personify these seven purposes in their own exquisite ways.&nbsp;<span>This symposium was the brainchild of a brilliant disciple of Bhakti Charu Swami who embodied Srila Prabhupada&rsquo;s instructions and worked towards uniting everyone.</span></span></p>

Acyuta Gopi - Radhadesh Mellows 2020

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 3:10pm

A video by Radhadesh Mellows.

Bhakti Charu Swami Samadhi Ceremony

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 3:00pm

A video by Mayapur TV.

An Insightful Interaction Between Gaur Gopal Das and HH The Dalai Lama

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 11:56am

Each one of us needs inspiration to find meaning and purpose in our journey. Gaur Gopal Das and HH The Dalai Lama discuss various subtleties of life and enthuse us to walk our paths with energy, enthusiasm and determination.

Happy Incorporation Day, ISKCON!

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 2:55pm

Celebrate the event by watching this uplifting short film about ISKCON's worldwide achievements, produced by the ISKCON Communications Ministry and Karuna Productions.