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 […]

Foreign tourists find Braj Mandal Holi extraordinary

Vrindavan, March 17 (IANS) Vrindavan’s Iskcon temple attracts a lot of foreigners who are devotees of Lord Krishna and enjoy the Holi celebrations here, saying the Braj Mandal area is “par excellence” during the festival of colours. Vrindavan, March 17 (IANS) Vrindavan’s Iskcon temple attracts a lot of foreigners who are devotees of Lord Krishna […]

Spiritual Performers Keep Mayapur Festival-Goers Entertained

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 12 Mar 2011The annual Mayapur Festival at ISKCON’s headquarters in West Bengal, India—first held in 1972 when ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada was still present—hosts a number of wonderful events to “recharge the spiritual batteries” of the 10,000 ISKCON devotees that flock to it from around the world every […]