Happy Diwali, Mr. President

By Vineet Chander for beliefnet.com on 15 Oct 2009 How’s this for an early Diwali gift for Hindu-Americans (and, perhaps, Hindus around the world): President Barack Obama lit a ceremonial diya (traditional candle) and delivered a characteristically smooth speech in which he declared that he was happy to join "some of the world’s greatest faiths" in celebrating a holiday that heralds "the triumph of […]

Tucson Holds Feed the World Day

by Sandamini dasi, President, ISKCON Tucson Posted October 15, 2009 Originally inspired in 1999 by Food for Life Global, the Tucson Temple held its tenth consecutive Feed the World Day on September 28.  Originally inspired in 1999 by Food for Life Global, the Tucson Temple held its tenth consecutive Feed the World Day on September […]

George Harrison Festival at Prabhupada Village NC

By Mitrasena dasa Of all the festivals I’ve organized, this one is easily drawing the most attention.  Within fifteen minutes of sending announcements to local newspapers, I received a phone call from an editor asking if their paper could sponsor the event. By Mitrasena dasa Of all the festivals I’ve organized, this one is easily […]

Bhagavad Gita on iPhone

By Milan Doshi Madhusudanan, a budding Krishna devotee and a tech savvy engineer from CISCO has made an application wherein all iPhone users can now download and read or hear ‘The Bhagavad Gita’! Radha Venkat prabhu has introduced him to us . Madhusudanan Prabhu is very enthusiastic to serve the ‘Sankirtana Movement’ in terms of […]

Vedantic Concept of Life

By Phalguni Banerjee for Kangla Online on 10 Oct 2009 The vedantic paradigm is an ancient paradigm and has been well studied within the traditional schools of Vedanta throughout the ages. Science Magazine in its 125th Anniversary Issue came up with the title “What Don’t We Know?”  By Phalguni Banerjee for Kangla Online on 10 Oct 2009 Image: Courtesy […]

ISKCON Authors’ IQ Challenges Evolution Theory

By Madhava Smullen on 10 Oct 2009 After a volley of attacks at God in the past several years from prominent atheists such as Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris, God’s side is finally fighting back. And some of the most effective efforts are coming from the International Society for Krishna consciousness. By Madhava […]

Battle for Cow Protection has Begun

Posted By Administrator On October 11, 2009 @ 6:36 am In Cow protection, Reports | No Comments A huge 160-foot-long dais was erected, which  had three parts. On the middle part, there was a huge statue of our mother cow. At  the right side, there were religious leaders, while on the left side, leaders from social organizations were seated. Posted By Administrator On […]

Internships – Retail Store Manager Assistant

Retail Store Manager Assistant – 2 PT hours to be determined (store is open 7 days/week, 10am to 7pm) Running and management of gift store Duties Include: receiving stocking pricing organizing storage sheds cashier customer relations ordering – phone and online identifying new products purchasing in India (long term goal)

Internships – Animal Management & Llama Rental

Animal Management, Llama Rental & Youth Volunteer Coordinator – 1 PT, hours to be determined Supervisors: Vaibhavi, Caru Das As stated Duties Include: Cow, peacock & parrot care training of cows on lead – halter training parrot training cleaning cages & stalls coordinating volunteer youth for animal care Llama rental & care scheduling renter orientation […]

Internships – Landscaper & Organic Gardener

Landscaper & Organic Gardener – 1 PT position Supervisors: Vaibavi, Hanuman Building/maintaining landscape plantings and gardens Duties Include: xeriscaping (dryland landscaping) walking path stones, trails/walkways tree pruning designing flower beds fence repair mowing Scheduling, organizing & leading youth service projects (coordinating w/Youth Intern) planting tilling weeding harvesting