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  • Things to do…

    June 30, 9:00 AM EST: Harvard, Business and the Pandemic with Padma Locana Krishna das. A member of the executive team of the Corporate Learning Group at Harvard Business School Publishing will share potential lessons from the business world ISKCON can incorporate to move forward effectively. https://www.facebook.com/gbcspt July 1-12, ISKCON Toronto will host a 12-day virtual Ratha-yatra […]

  • North American Teams See Book Distribution Increase During COVID-19 Marathon

    “When the lockdown started, nobody thought we could distribute books, and everybody was worried about what would happen,” says Shyama Mohini Dasi, co-sankirtan leader at ISKCON Toronto, Canada. “But Vaisesika Prabhu encouraged us to think differently, and innovate.” Every year since 2007, devotees at Toronto, ISKCON Silicon Valley, and other temples – inspired by Global […]

  • Outer Change, Inner Steadiness

    Mukundanghri Das is an environmental engineer and urban sustainability consultant. He serves as a Trustee and Chief Operational Officer in the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust Africa. He is an alumnus of Wits University Bhakti Yoga Society (BYS). His greatest joy is sharing his love for Bhagavatam with others through storytelling, theatre, and the fine arts. He […]

  • Homeschooling Webinar With Krsnanandini Dasi

    Krsnanandini dasi is a true warrior! Although she has recently gone into the stage of hospice care at home after a painful battle with cancer, her service spirit remains undaunted. She will be the guest presenter at yet another webinar – this time, sharing her homeschooling experience, which has never before been documented, for Vaishnava […]

  • Changes to Phase 2 of the Temple Reopening

    As the number of Coronavirus cases increase across our state and county, the temple is reducing its opening hours to close by 7:00 pm each evening, and will remain open for visitors only during arati times. We’ve reduced the number of marked yellow X spots in the temple room to 35 to provide more physical […]

  • Things to do

    Here are some ideas of things to do while practicing social distancing during the global pandemic: July 1-12, ISKCON Toronto will host a 12-day virtual Ratha-yatra and Festival of India, with cultural presentations, seminars, kirtans, kids’ activities, cooking demos and more. See the FestivalofIndiaTO Facebook page for details, and watch the live events on either […]

  • The End of Meat Is Here

    Photo Credits: World Finance Is any panic more primitive than the one prompted by the thought of empty grocery store shelves? Is any relief more primitive than the one provided by comfort food? Most everyone has been doing more cooking these days, more documenting of the cooking, and more thinking about food in general. The […]

  • How River Yamuna Cleaned Itself In 60 Days Of Coronavirus Lockdown

    Two months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their disposal-clean up the Yamuna river. As industrial activity halted and other commercial activities slowed during the lockdown, the Yamuna river cleaned itself, allowing numerous Indian and migratory birds to flock to […]

  • Phased Reopening of the Alachua Temple

    During Phase 1a of the reopening of our temple, for the next few weeks starting May 14, 2020, we invite individuals and their immediate family members to sign up for a time slot to come for darshan and lead the kirtan during one of our arati ceremonies on a particular day. For now we will limit […]