• The Consciousness In Science Conference Was A Great Success

    Photos by Bhishmadeva Dasa.  In preparing for the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies’ Consciousness in Science 2019 conference opening ceremony at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum on Friday 18th January, so much interest arose that it was necessary for the organisers to curtail advertising efforts. The 225 capacity auditorium would not suffice. Spilling out into an […]

  • Radhe Gendron: “I Just Want to Keep Painting Krishna”

    Left – artist Radhe Gendron. Right – Brothers, oil painting – ‘I like illustrating the simple moments of exchanged love between the Lord and his devotees, friends, or family’ Srila Prabhupada called Krishna conscious art “Windows to the Spiritual World.” Every once in a while, an artist comes along who is truly blessed with the […]

  • Kaliyaphani Das Passes Away After A Life of Service

    Offering arati to Srila Prabhupada in Alachua Kaliyaphani Das, an English disciple of Srila Prabhupada known for being multi-talented and always ready to serve – as an actor/director, book distributor, kirtan leader, and groundskeeper to name but a few – passed away in a motorcycle accident on January 3rd, 2019 in Alachua, Florida. He was […]

  • How to Live on a Farm in the 21st Century

    Photo Credits: Parade Towards the end of the Cow Culture Conference held in Kuala Lumpur on October 7, 2018, during the question-and-answer session, a devotee asked for practical advice on how to adopt a Vedic farm lifestyle. He wanted to know whether there are any model farms around the world that we could follow, and […]

  • ISKCON Delhi Initiates “Value Awareness Campaign”, Organizing a Festival for 6,000 Youngsters

    Tha Madhavas Rock Band at the Udgaar festival The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), celebrated an annual Mega Youth Fest UDGAAR – “An Expression of Goodness and Joy’’, on October 14th, 2018, at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi. It marked the initiation of their  “Value Awareness Campaign”. Around 6,000 youngsters from across […]

  • Ministry of Education Conference Report (Alachua) Florida, USA

    The conference participants. The ISKCON Ministry of Education’s annual education conference was held in New Raman Reti Dhama – Alachua, Florida from June 21 through June 24, 2018. Alachua is home to two devotee-run schools serving in combination 250 children from pre-K through high school. About thirty participants attended from these schools and education programs […]

  • Behind China’s Hindu temples, a forgotten history

    For the residents of Chedian, a few thousand-year-old village of muddy by-lanes and old stone courtyard houses, she is just another form of Guanyin, the female Bodhisattva who is venerated in many parts of China. But the goddess that the residents of this village pray to every morning, as they light incense sticks and chant […]

  • Neuroscience and the ‘Sanskrit Effect’

    Science Proves the Power of Chanting Many of us have heard the Gyuto Monks of Tibet. With their extraordinary chanting and low throaty drone of ancient sacred texts, they have kept audiences in the West spellbound with their long, careful and accurate recitations of potent Tibetan Buddhist texts. Sitting in their presence you feel a […]

  • Karma’s Flawless Justice

    “Why do bad things happen to good people?” The perplexing question that haunts the minds of many when they see good people victimized by painful reverses in life. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

  • Back to Godhead Magazine’s Quiet Hero Yamaraja Das Passes Away

    Yamaraja at work Back to Godhead magazine designer, layout artist and photographer Yamaraja Das passed away on the morning of Friday June 22ndafter a ten-year battle with multiple myeloma cancer. He was 69 years old, and was BTG’s longest-running servant, having worked with Srila Prabhupada’s beloved magazine for 42 years. Click to read full article […]

  • ‘Bhakti Bash’ Mesmerizes Cape Town Youth

    BB Govinda Swami leading kirtan at Cape Town Bhakti Bash Cape Town, known as the beautiful ‘Mother City’ at the tip of South Africa, saw a weekend mesmerized with the holy names and laughter-filled devotee association which was graced by the presence of BB Govinda Swami and Akincana Krishna Das. Click to read full article […]