Christchurch devotees stay positive, help others

After a 6.3 magnitude earthquake completely destroyed their Deities and temple building on February 22nd—what to speak of half of their city—Christchurch devotees are trying to stay positive during one of the most difficult times in their lives. After a 6.3 magnitude earthquake completely destroyed their Deities and temple building on February 22nd—what to speak […]

New Temple in Mombasa

The New Dwarikadham temple is ISKCON’s newest and perhaps one of the most opulent of gems. Situated on an expansive plot on Links Road, Nyali, this magnificent monument is a sight to behold. The New Dwarikadham temple is ISKCON’s newest and perhaps one of the most opulent of gems. Situated on an expansive plot on […]

ISKCON Russia Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

By Olessia Podtserob for ISKCON News on 26 Feb 2011On February, 12th and 13th ISKCON Russia celebrated its 40th anniversary. It was in the summer of 1971, when ISKCON founder Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896-1977) visited Moscow, and started to teach and spread the science of Krishna-consciousness in the former Soviet Union. On February, […]

GBC Annual General Meeting Report- February 20th, 2011

By Sara Adams for ISKCON News on 25 Feb 2011The 2011 Governing Body Commission (GBC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) commenced on February 20th in the Society’s world headquarters, Mayapur, West Bengal. The 2011 Governing Body Commission (GBC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Society for Krishna […]

Earthquake: 65 dead in Christchurch

By BBC NewsEditor’s note:Our ISKCON temple was severely damaged and the Deities were broken, also some devotees received injuries but we don’t know how serious those are at the moment. Read more…

ISCKON does not want McDonalds as neighbour

A few hundred members of ISCKON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness), protested Saturday 19th February 2011 against the opening of a McDonalds shop at Phoenix, next to the place where they’ll build a temple soon. Read more…

ISKCON Utah Looks to Open New Center in Salt Lake City

“It will be one of the biggest ISKCON projects in the US since Srila Prabhupada passed away… One of the classrooms will be converted into an elegant temple room with a marble floor and chandeliers, capable of comfortably housing fifty to sixty people for worship during regular morning and evening programs… There will also be […]

Dutch local goverment appoints land to ISKCON The Hague!

By Vinod-bihari dasOn 18 February 2011, the day after Sri Nityananda Prabhu´s appearance day the long awaited decision pertaining the appointment of land for a new temple in The Hague, The Netherlands, was made by the local Dutch governing authorities in favour of ISKCON and other religious organizations. On 18 February 2011, the day after […]

Krishna’s Salt Lake Temple

“When will that day come when a temple will be established in every house in every corner of the world?” – A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad At the beginning of 2011 the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah, announced a potential major expansion of Krishna Consciousness in Utah.   Our Temple has gone under […]

Vedic Care Home for Elders Established in South India

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 12 Feb 2011As huge temples such as Mayapur’s Temple of the Vedic Planetarium climb to the sky with much celebration, what could be one of ISKCON’s most important efforts has quietly arrived in Melkote, Karnataka, South India. As huge temples such as Mayapur’s Temple of the Vedic Planetarium […]