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How To Celebrate Birthday in LOCKDOWN!

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 9:40am

Watch and Inspire others too - Madhavas Rock Band

Food For All UK Distributing 4,100 Meals Daily, Expects to Increase to 20,000

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 3:05pm

With the UK now about to go into its fourth week of lockdown, people who would be struggling from one week to the next during normal times are now running out of money. Many are also sick or completely isolated in their homes without any family members. In this environment, more and more community groups are calling for free meals to help those in need. 

Food For Life Hungary Distributes Prasadam and Face Masks to the Needy

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 2:49pm

“We see that because of the Coronavirus, more and more people are losing their jobs, and running out of money,” says ISKCON Hungary spokesperson Gandharvika Prema Dasi. “And they have no support. So the number of people in need has been growing.”

We All Have The Opportunity To Save Lives

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:57pm

During a pandemic, the medical care providers are the frontline warriors. Actually, we all have the opportunity to save lives. How? By understanding what life is and what saving it means.

Kovida Compass

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:21pm

The word “kovida” appears in a celebrated verse from the Bhagavata-Purana: “Those who are intelligent and philosophically inclined (kovida) should endeavour for that which is beyond the material world." Let the mantra become part of you: adjust your expectation, accept your situation, and aspire for connection.

Bhaktivedanta Institute Gainesville Launches “Mapping Post-materialism” Project

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 12:07pm

More and more scientists, philosophers, psychologists etc. reject the notion that philosophical materialism is the natural or necessary philosophy of rational and scientific thinking.

ISKCON Mayapur: Life Under Lockdown

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 10:17am

A video by Mayapur TV. 

Argentina: Prasadam Distribution to Police Officers

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 9:52am

During their quarantine duty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, around 60 law enforcement officers receive a plate of meal and hot drink every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from local ISKCON devotees. 

HARE KRISHNA! Movie: Free Viewing This Weekend

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 9:30am

The 90-minute feature-length Documentary ‘HARE KRISHNA! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all’ will be available for free viewing  From Friday, April 10th at 12pm (EST-USA) to Monday, April 13th at 12pm (EST-USA). 

New Vrindaban Scales Down to Core Personnel, Appeals to Devotees to Follow COVID-19 Guidelines

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 9:16am

New Vrindaban has 2,200 acres, has been established as a foremost place of pilgrimage in North America, and welcomes 35,000 visitors per year. With a stay-at-home order issued in West Virginia, ISKCON New Vrindaban has closed down Prabhupada’s Palace, the Palace Lodge, and Govinda’s restaurant, losing half its income in the process. 

"Deception" - A Book Trailer

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 2:25pm

"DECEPTION" is a cross-examination of the controversial "Prabhupada Poison Conspiracy" evidence presented by the Truth Committee.

Vaisesika Das on Staying Safe and Sane During A Pandemic

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 2:18pm

“I don’t think that as a whole, from what I’ve heard, we ISKCON leaders are taking this seriously enough,” Vaisesika says. “I think we should set a good example by simply following what the scientists are telling us about the Coronavirus, and what we should do about it.

120 Names of Sri Krishna

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 3:55pm

The devotees and children from the Hare Krishna farm's community in Czech Republic published a new videoclip of the song of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura - Nagare Nagare Gora Gay. Music composed by Jay Gurudev Prabhu (ACBSP).

ISKCON Hungary Distributes Free Food and Face Masks to the Needy

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 3:54pm

While strictly following the rules of social distancing and hygenes, ISKCON Hungary's Food for Life devotees help people with free hot meals and face masks during the corona virus pandemic. The 10,000 face masks were donated by Lagoon, a devotee-owned business that recently switched its production from clothing to free face masks, to help people to stay healthy. 

Follow Up Address by 2020 GBC Chairman Ramai Swami

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 3:42pm

This is a follow up video address by Ramai Swami, the 2020 GBC Chairman, requesting all devotees to be mindful of the implications of COVID-19.

How to Significantly Slow Coronavirus? #Masks4All

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 4:48pm

Homemade masks are partly effective in individual protection, but they are essential for slowing the spread of the virus in the population.

How Spirituality Can Help Fight Coronavirus Effectively?

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 4:41pm

1.3 billion Indians observed the Janata Curfew on 22nd March, to fight Covid-19. Billions of people in different parts of the world are already under lockdown. There is an undeclared curfew in almost all the parts of the world. Coronavirus, the tiny little virus, which cannot be seen with our eyes have brought the whole world to a standstill. 

ISKCON UK Hit Hard by COVID-19, UK GBC Urges Devotees Not to Take It Lightly

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 4:02pm

ISKCON UK has been amongst the worst affected communities by COVID-19, with twenty-one confirmed cases at Bhaktivedanta Manor and Soho St in London, and five devotees passing away.

ISKCON India Distributes Over 1 Million Plates of Prasad During COVID-19 Lockdown

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:06am

The government began with a quarantine in 79 districts across India recognized as COVID-19 hotspots, before officially locking down the entire nation – 1.3 billion people – on March 23rd in a bid to stop the spread of the virus.