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Spiritual Reflections on ‘Joker’, A Movie about Fallible Soldiers

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 6:09am

Lacking atma-tattva, or spiritual knowledge, we forget that the "soldiers" who are supposed to protect us - the government, our family, and the society - are fallible, and we rely on them excessively.

Char Dham Parikrama Kedarnath - with Indradyumna Swami

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 2:06pm

Despite a devastating flood in 2013 which destroyed much of the infrastructure, the temple remained intact, as it has  been for 5,000 years. It was built on the order of the five Pandava brothers for the express worship of Lord Siva. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

Char Dham Parikrama - Gangotri with Indradyumna Swami

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 2:02pm

Gangotri is situated not far from where Mother Ganges flows out of the Himalayan mountains. In the town of Gangotri is a beautiful temple where Mother Ganges is worshipped and people can be seen bathing in her sacred waters in the many ghats along the river. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

Young Devotee Entrepreneurs Create Sustainable Products to Save the Environment

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 1:58pm

Four young sister entrepreneurs aged 8-13, from Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia, join forces to end the devastation caused by harmful plastic and chemical products by creating environmentally sustainable products in their business ‘The Eco Sisters’. 

Ireland’s Govindadvipa Mellows Makes Kirtan All-Inclusive

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:00pm

About ninety people took a barge across the lake for the Govindadvipa Mellows event, held on Sunday October 13th. They included devotees from counties all over Ireland; as well as some from India, Mauritius, England and Eastern Europe. Some devotees brought newcomers with them who were making their first trip to the temple.

Believers: Builders of Fraternity and Peaceful Coexistence - Divali Greetings from the Vatican

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 11:43am

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue of the Vatican sends their cordial greetings and sincere good wishes as Hindus celebrate Deepavali on 27 October this year.

World Record for Largest Addiction Awareness Festival Set by ISKCON

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 11:27am

A world record for “Largest Addiction Awareness Festival” was awarded in the event by World Book of Records, London, to Gopal Krishna Goswami, ISKCON GBC, in presence of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Unioun Health Minister. 

Char Dham Parikrama Visit to Yamunotri with Indradyumna Swami

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 9:13am

This video is the first in a series of four entitled, “Char Dham Parikrama”. In this segment, “Yamunotri”, we visit close to the source of the holy Yamuna river. With our eyes we see her sacred waters and with our ears we hear how she descended from the spiritual world. A special feature is beautiful footage the Himalayan mountains. A video by Ananta Vrindavan.

Jagannath Temple Tent Brings Maha-Mantra to Bhakti Fest

Sat, 10/19/2019 - 7:46am

Jagai Nitai Das, an active member of the Laguna Beach temple, organized the Jagannath Temple Tent this year at Bhakti Fest, which ran from September 25th to 30th at Twenty-Nine Palms near Joshua Tree in California.

Sanskrit: The Mother of All Languages

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 3:36pm

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

Demystifying Ghosts

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 3:34pm

A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

ISKCON Mayapur Damodar Astakam, October 2019

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 3:25pm

A video by Mayapur.Tv

Paramahamster: Uncoupling - Part 3

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 1:14pm

Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

Using Science in Krishna’s Service

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:32am

How can devotees trained in science and other academic disciplines best use their education in Krishna’s service? Murali Gopal Das, a Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies research associate with a PhD in Physics, embarked in June on a global tour, to encourage devotees to use science in Krishna’s service. 

America’s First Urban ‘Agrihood’ Feeds 2,000 Households for Free

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:00am

The Michigan Urban Agriculture Initiative is an agrihood centers around urban agriculture, and offers fresh, local produce to around 2,000 households for free.

GBC Approves Vaishnavi Diksa Gurus in ISKCON

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 8:23am

ISKCON's Governing Body Commission (GBC) has released a resolution approving that a mature, qualified, female devotee may accept the role of an initiating spiritual master.

ISKCON Prison Ministry Showcases Inmate Art on New Website

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:58pm

Run for twenty years by the late Syamapriya Dasi, then relaunched in 2009 by current director Bhakti-lata Dasi, the U.S. branch of ISKCON Prison Ministry has been working hard to give hope to the most desperate.

Ten-Year Australian Kulimela Reunion Scheduled for 2020

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:58pm

The first Australian Kulimela, held from late December 2010 to early January 2011, was a major success, drawing around 300 kulis for seminars, devotional entertainment, kirtan, water sports and nature exploration. The same team has now scheduled a ten-year reunion event, which will run for five days from October 1st to 5th 2020.

Happy Cow Arati

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:46pm

Happy Cow Arati is a happy time for the cows. Throughout the year ISCOWP offers Arati (auspicious Vedic ceremony) to their Giriraj diety and the cows. After the Arati, they offer the cows either treats or they call them to a new fresh pasture. They love this time as they love treats and fresh grass. A video by ISCOWP.

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