Veggie Delight

Literally every vegetable they prepare tastes so good, it’ll become your favorite food the instant you eat it. You can walk through the door hating tomatoes, olives, cauliflower, or the like. As soon as you taste these ingredients in the dishes, you’ll love them. There’s some kind of brilliant synergy among their ingredients. Also, it […]

GeorgeFest Introduces Public to Harrison’s “Sweet Lord”

By Madhava Smullen on 21 Nov 2009Most guests, including ISKCON devotees, were from nearby towns such as Greensboro and Raleigh—although some arrived from as far afield as Floyd and Christiansburg in Virginia, and Gainesville in Florida. North Carolina, USA — About two hundred people, mostly first-time visitors to a Hare Krishna temple, attended “GeorgeFest” at […]

Massive Rally for Cow Protection

By Rajaram Dasa On November 15th, 2009, the streets of Hyderabad were painted with saffron color when thousands of devotees of Mother Cow took to the streets demanding a total ban on cow slaughter and a declaration that the cow be named as India’s national animal. The massive Vehicle Rally was headed by H.H. Bhakti […]

Turkeys Most Grateful at ISKCON’s Thanksgiving

By Madhava Smullen On November 26, families across America will gather around their tables to give thanks for their blessings, spend some quality time together, and, of course, fill themselves up with turkey. But at Govinda’s restaurant of Tucson, Arizona, the turkey won’t be dead on the table – she’ll be alive, sitting alongside her […]

40th Installation Anniversary of Sri Sri Radha-Londonishvara

By Antardwipa dasTo celebrate the 40th anniversary of their deities, the dynamic London devotees are hosting special guests Yamuna, Shyamasundar, Gurudas and Malati prabhus for a week beginning on Sunday 15th November, until Sunday the 22nd November. Throughout the week many other devotees whose lives have revolved around Sri Sri Radha-Londonishvara like Ranchor prabhu and […]

Dancing with the Kangaroos

By Vrnda dasWe did around ten shows and one 24-hour kirtan during the fourteen days we were there. But because the organization was seamless and our reception so enthusiastic, we did not feel drained or tired but enthused and inspired. I was sitting in our big white van cruising through the streets of LA, when […]

Nobody Goes Hungry

BY: DEEPA BHASTHIAt last count, Akshaya Patra was feeding 11,86,206 children all over the country, apart from senior citizens, expectant and nursing mothers, and jail inmates in Bangalore. Chanchalapathi dasa, vice-chairman of Akshaya Patra Foundation, tells `The Times of India’ that they have been getting invitations to start a kitchen from countries like Kenya, Cambodia, […]

The Source of My Good Fortune

Diary of a Traveling Preacher – Volume 10, Chapter 18 – October 22, 2009By Indradyumna SwamiMy beloved spiritual master, today we gather in the holy dhama of Sri Vrindavan to observe your tiro-bhava mahotsava, your departure-day festival. The temple has been nicely decorated, the deities are dressed with beautiful clothes and ornaments, and the atmosphere […]

From IIT Mumbai to the Feet of Lord Krishna

BY: DEEPA BHASTHIThe path to spirituality lies in giving up the material world to reach a higher realm, to be free of greed, wants, jealousy and power. To lead a spiritual life and yet manage a mammoth institution with all its material connotations, isn’t the easiest of tasks to say the least. Nov 15, BANGALORE, […]

BhakTV Launches New ISKCON Film in Sridham Mayapur

By Gita_nagari_das on Fri, 2009-11-13 12:25.Vasudeva das recalls, “Nrsimhananda prabhu of ITV in LA is the one who prompted me to enter the contest. He and Siddhanta prabhu thought I might get lucky with a nomination in the ‘Religion and Philosophy’ category. There was no question of winning the actual award. So we simply took […]