North American Youth Bus Tour Turns Triple Threat

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 29 Apr 2011This summer, as he has every year since 1995, ISKCON Youth Ministry volunteer Manu Dasa will take a host of youth across North America on the trip of their lives, visiting incredible nature spots and participating in Krishna conscious festivals.But this year’s a little different. This […]

Aussie Devotees Bring the Delicious to Byron Bay Bluesfest

ISKCON devotees in Australia have set up shop to serve delicious prasadam at the week-long music festival Bluefest for the seventh time this year, from Thursday April 21st to Tuesday April 26th. The festival is a major earner, from which all proceeds will go towards the Deities at the New Govardhana farm community in New […]

New Buenos Aires Restaurant A Hit With Trendy Clientele

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 23 Apr 2011It’s been a full house since day one for a brand new restaurant, called Naturaleza Divina—or Divine Nature—which recently launched at the ISKCON temple in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. It’s been a full house since day one for a brand new restaurant, called Naturaleza […]

New life sprouts in Old East Dallas neighborhood

New life sprouts in Old East Dallas neighborhood, thanks to Kalachandji’s restaurant, Hare Krishna temple By JESSICA L. HUSEMAN / Staff WriterPublished 17 April 2011 10:40 PMThe smell of cinnamon wafts through the intersection of Gurley and Graham avenues in East Dallas. It’s not the only thing emanating from Kalachandji’s Indian restaurant and its adjoining […]

Memorial to be Built for Jayananda Prabhu in Mayapur

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 9 Apr 2011Jayananda’s Memorial, or Samadhi, will be located at the ISKCON Jagannath temple in Rajapur, near Mayapur. “As Jayananda prabhu’s service to Lord Jagannatha is universally recognized, the GBC felt that it would both be an extra honor and most appropriate for his Samadhi memorial to be […]

The Glorious Passing of Bhaktin Edna Galicia

BY: VAISNAVANANDA DAS (ACBSP)Bhaktin Edna passed away blissfully on March 1, 2011 surrounded by family and dear friends. I’d like to share some details about her life and passing for the benefit of other devotees. Although Edna never received formal initiation, she accepted Krsna consciousness wholeheartedly. She raised her children as devotees and participated in […]

The Passing of Radhika Raman Das

By Olessia Podtserob for ISKCON News on 9 Apr 2011Radhika Raman Das (Paul Asanov) left this world on March 28, 2011, at about 12:00 Moscow time, in Vrindavan. The holy river Yamuna took him. Radhika Raman Das (Paul Asanov) left this world on March 28, 2011, at about 12:00 Moscow time, in Vrindavan. The holy […]

Beautiful Eco-Friendly Temple Opens on Outskirts of Pune

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 2 Apr 2011Three storeys high, made of brick and painted in warm colors, it doesn’t look like your typical Indian temple—its architecture is a more homey combination of modern and oriental styles. And the building materials are unique, reflecting an eco-friendly approach and integration with nature. An incredible […]

Krishna Valley Featured at Budapest Tourism and Travel Expo

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 19 Mar 2011Devotees from ISKCON Hungary’s Krishna Valley presented their rural community’s activities at Budapest’s annual Tourism and Travel Expo this year, in an effort to further promote the already very popular tourist attraction. Devotees from ISKCON Hungary’s Krishna Valley presented their rural community’s activities at Budapest’s annual […]

‘HOLI’ is not just about colours

Holi by Ram LingamHoli means fun. Holi means colours. Holi is one of the oldest Hindu festivals that goes back thousands of years. Like any Indian festival, it is full of meaning. But Holi is not just about colours… Holi means fun. Holi means colours. Holi is one of the oldest Hindu festivals that goes […]