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  • Monthly Sankirtan Festival

    The MSF is a fun way to do book distribution that gets everyone involved. These festivals are based on the strategy that it’s best to have a lot of devotees each doing a little bit. ~ H.G. Vaisesika dasa Schedule: 9:30am – Welcome and Opening Statements in the Temple room 9:35am – Group Bhagavad Gita […]

  • Baltimore Devotees Spend Holiday Season Giving Books to Hospital Patients

    Devotees gift a happy chaplain a copy of Srila Prabhupada’s one-volume biography ISKCON Baltimore’s Jiva Daya Sankirtana Team has been distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books in many creative ways over the years, including placing them in prison libraries and motels. This year so far, for instance, they have put 500 books in prisons, and 13,000 Bhagavad-gitas […]

  • Sankirtan Seminar with Vaisesika Prabhu

    Fri. Dec 1 6p-8.30p “Goodwill Ambassador” 8.30p Light Prasadam Sat. Dec 2 8-10a “How to distribute a Gita on its own merit” 10-11a Breakfast 11a-2.30p Sankirtan outing w/Vaisesika prabhu 3-4.30p lunch and sharing of sankirtan experiences 6.30-8.30p Gaura arati and bhajans w/Vaisesika prabhu 8.30p Light Prasadam Sunday Dec 3 8-10a How to organise a “Monthly […]

  • Our Other Family Business: TOVP

    From left to right: Amrita, Hrishi, Ambarish, Svaha and Anisha. Vaisesika Prabhu has written about book distribution in “Our Family Business.” Closely connected to it, or inseparable from it, is the manifestation of the TOVP as funds from book distribution around the world directly contribute to the TOVP every year. These two heartfelt desires of […]

  • ISKCON Hosts Interfaith Day of Prayer for Harvey Victims

    Some of the participants of the Houston interfaith prayers.  In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented flooding and devastation, Texas Governor Greg Abbott proclaimed Sunday, Sept 3rd as a Day of Prayer in Texas—which happened to coincide with the birth anniversary of Bhaktivinoda Thakur, a 19th century Vaishnava Hindu saint and theologian who envisioned people […]

  • ISKCON’s mega kitchens on National Geographic Channel

      From Description: India’s mega kitchens on Nat Geo channel. In the show, celebrity chef Vikas Khanna introduces some of India’s mega kitchens. Today’s episode features ISKCON Yatra Kitchen. During the auspicious Kartik Maas according to the Hindu calendar, thousands of devotees visit the holy Vrindavan. Iskcon yatra team starts planning for the yatra months […]

  • TOVP Launches “FullDome Mayapur” Project

    The devotees from the TOVP team are developing a project called FullDome. This project will be located on a small piece of land near Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi. Operation FullDome is a way to give any visiting guest to Sri Dham Mayapur an opportunity to experience the most unique immersive spiritual experience in a spiritual town. […]

  • Demystifying Reincarnation – Chaitanya Charan’s Latest Book

    The book’s cover Demystifying Reincarnation is an engaging read that analyzes how one of humanity’s oldest questions – what happens after death? – is most coherently and empoweringly answered through reincarnation. The book has three major sections: scientific, inter-religious and metaphysical. The first section makes the scientific case for reincarnation using evidence and theory: evidence drawn […]

  • Hare Krishna! Film Wins Jury Prize for Best Picture

    ‘Hare Krishna!’ about the achievements and teachings of Srila Prabhupada, won Best Picture at Illuminate Film Festival Documentary film Hare Krishna!, about the life and achievements of ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada, has won the coveted Jury Prize for Best Picture at Illuminate, the world’s premier conscious film festival. The festival ran from May 31st to […]