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 […]

Hungary’s Bhaktivedanta College Moves Into New Renovated Villa

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 4 Feb 2011ISKCON Hungary’s Bhaktivedanta College for Religious Science (BCRS), the first fully accredited Vaishnava Theology College in Europe, is set to move from its old rented location into its own brand new building this February 9th. ISKCON Hungary’s Bhaktivedanta College for Religious Science (BCRS), the first fully […]

Krishna Temple Looks to Open in Salt Lake City

“I’ve always looked at Salt Lake County as a way to help more people in search and adrift.  When you plan a new church, you want to help.  I think there are deeper, more pressing needs in Salt Lake County.” -Read the Daily Herald Article-

“The Hare Krishna Movement – Forty Years of Chant and Change”

By Radha Mohan Das for ISKCON News on 3 Feb 2010Recently, a groundbreaking academic book edited by Graham Dwyer and Richard J. Cole had been published by I.B. Taurus in the UK. The book focuses for the first time on what is currently taking place inside the Hare Krishna Movement, and examines the changes and […]

BBT Sales Rebound in 2010

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 4 Feb 2011Despite a dire economic situation in the U.S., the North American branch of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust—ISKCON’s publishing arm—saw sales soar last year, its best since 2004. Despite a dire economic situation in the U.S., the North American branch of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust—ISKCON’s publishing arm—saw […]

Democracy and Islam

By Richard Auxier for Pew Research Center on 31 Jan 2011With massive protests threatening to upend the three-decades-long reign of President Hosni Mubarak, the world has been captivated by the events in Egypt. With massive protests threatening to upend the three-decades-long reign of President Hosni Mubarak, the world has been captivated by the events in […]

Redistribution of Wealth: Making Varnasrama Dharma Work

By Sesa Das for ISKCON News on 28 Jan 2011Equality imposed by force would achieve nothing, and do much harm. Those who combined both cruel hearts and sharp minds would soon find ways of making themselves rich again. Worse still, the rich whose gold was taken away would feel bitter and resentful; while the poor […]

ISKCON Painters Feature Krishna in California Art Exhibit

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 29 Jan 2011The show, entitled “A Marriage of Art,” included thirty-six landscape and figurative paintings by both artists, as well as ten of Vrindavana and four large paintings of Lord Krishna, which the couple collaborated to produce. Over one hundred people attended the reception for a new art […]