INWheeling Magazine features New Vrindaban

Unexpected JourneyThe final epiphany of the opulent black and gold palace at the end of the harrowing drive, called by the New York Times “America’s Taj Mahal,” seems to spring out of nowhere from the ruddy, West Virginia hills. Read More…

Intolerance is a Two-way Street

BY: SUDHEENDRA KULKARNIUnderground and secretly maintained Krishna temples in Iran? Yes. And I’ll tell you why I am beginning this column on the raging global debate on the recent Swiss ban on the construction of new minarets by recalling a stunning personal experience in Iran. Dec 12, NEW DELHI, INDIA (INDIAN EXPRESS) — Underground and […]

Passing of Kuvera Prabhu

by Radhanatha Swami (Mumbai lecture Nov 15, 2009)Posted December 14, 2009I want to tell you about a very special and dear personality whom most of you do not know, one of the most grateful, gracious and blissful devotees I’ve ever seen — Kuvera. I want to tell you about a very special and dear personality […]

ISKCON Carnival a Big Hit at Parliament of World Religions

By ISKCON News Staff on 12 Dec 2009For the third year in a row the troupe of Le Carnaval Spiritual has embarked on a 3 month tour of Australia. The success of previous festival tours has led to widespread enthusiasm for the group of talented devotees to perform at different events around the country. Following […]

Celebrities, Circular Reasoning, and the Vedas

By Sesa Dasa on 11 Dec 2009You just knew it was coming, with yet another celebrity in trouble, this time billionaire golfer Tiger Woods, the now all too familiar solutions to personal struggles has again raised its head. In the cyclical world of media fascination the famous for being famous thrive in the intense light […]

Mountaineering Association Goes on “Extreme Japa Walk”

By Madhava Smullen on 11 Dec 2009Hare Krishna nature-lovers from Zagreb, Croatia will be setting off for a Christmas Weekend of “Extreme Japa-walking” this December 25th through 27th. Japa is, of course, the practice of meditatively chanting Krishna’s holy names on beads. And extreme? Well, this trip is just about a textbook definition of the […]

Bhaktin Lord Mayor is at it again!

By Praghosa DasaFollowing on from her barnstorming contribution at September’s Ratha Yatra, Lord Mayor Emer Costello followed up on her love of prasadam by arranging for Govindas to cater for the monthly Dublin City Council Meeting at Dublin Castle on Monday the 7th of December.   Following on from her barnstorming contribution at September’s Ratha Yatra, […]

New Book on the Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra

Satyaraja Dasa (Steven J. Rosen) founding editor of The Journal of Vaishnava Studies and an associate editor of Back to Godhead, the magazine of the Hare Krishna Movement. “Sonic Spirituality: A Collection of Essays on the Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra” (Vrindavan, India: Ras Bihari Lal & Sons, 2009) is a compilation of articles first published in […]

French Devotees Emerge From Years of Struggle with New Paris Temple

By Madhava Smullen on 5 Dec 2009“France is considered to have the most cultured people in Europe,” said Srila Prabhupada, ISKCON’s founder, in a December 1968 talk. “And if we can have some footing in France in the matter of Krishna Consciousness certainly this will be a great success…” “France is considered to have the […]

ISKCON Temples Celebrate the Day the Gita was Spoken

By ISKCON News Staff on 5 Dec 2009At the ISKCON temple in Punjabi Bagh, one of the most upmarket areas of New Delhi, another Gita Jayanti event was inaugurated by an unlikely pairing—ISKCON guru Sachinandana Swami and Miss India 2009, who has spent much of her time since her win promoting ISKCON’s activities. Gita Jayanti […]