Krishna Valley Promotes Sustainable Living

Krishna Valley, a rural community well-known in ISKCON and beyond for its success in the fields of sustainability and self-sufficiency, has been generous in passing on its knowledge through its non-profit Eco Valley Foundation. Read more…

A Celebration of Cows on Krishna’s Birthday

The world’s largest Janmashtami festival outside of India at Bhaktivedanta Manor attracted more than 60,000 pilgrims on 21st and 22nd August. By Radha Mohan Das for ISKCON News on 25 Aug 2011 The world’s largest Janmashtami festival outside of India at Bhaktivedanta Manor attracted more than 60,000 pilgrims on 21st and 22nd August. This year […]

The Signs of Change

“After twenty-three years,” I continued, “we’ve silenced most of the opposition. Now the people in this country know us well, and many are showing an interest. It’s the result of being consistent for so long.” Diary of a Traveling Monk – Volume 11, Chapter 18 – July 5, 2011 By Indradyumna Swami We were about […]

Day of Devotion, Krishna Janmastami

The International Society for Krishna CONsciousness (ISKCON) will be displaying a model of the final architecture of the New Vedic Cultural Centre soon to be opened at Kondhwa. Read more…

Padayatra ‘Walk for Peace’ Braves London Riots

London’s burning. Literally. But ISKCON devotees headed by Food For All charity director Parasurama Dasa are hoping to calm the blaze with the cooling spray of God’s Holy Names. By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 13 Aug 2011 Image: guardian.co.uk London`s burning London’s burning. Literally. But ISKCON devotees headed by Food For All charity […]

ISKCON Hungary Stays Positive in the Face of Legislative Changes

In Hungary, a new proposed legislation, which would have declared the equality of all registered churches including ISKCON, was changed at the last minute to exclude all Eastern religions and require them to re-register under stringent new conditions. By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 6 Aug 2011 In Hungary, a new proposed legislation, which […]

Bhaktivedanta Hospice: The Back-to-Godhead Clinic

There’s someth ing about the Bhaktivedanta Hospice that, even at first glance, fills the heart with peace and a sense of the spiritual. The tall, green trees clustered around it could have something to do with it. So could the bright, saffron color, the accessible simplicity of the architecture or the bright blue sky above […]

Hare Krishna in Tennessee

Nestled not far from a lengthy gravel driveway in Lincoln County is the ISKCON Murari Sevaka. The nearly 40-year-old farm sits on 265 acres on Murari Drive in Mulberry and is home to several devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, or ISKCON. Story and photos by Rachel Vickrey, Tullahoma (Tennessee) News and GuardianPosted […]

Peace, Love, & Hare Krishna in Tampa

It may be tiny and lack curb appeal, but the Shri Radha Krsna Mandir temple – 14610 N. 17th St. – fosters big love and pure spirit for its 200 Tampa followers of the Hare Krishna movement. Read more…

Valedictorian Speech Delivered By Devotee Youth

Abhimanyu Wolf was the valedictorian of the 2011 graduating class of Santa Fe High School, in Alachua County, Florida. Below is the transcript of his valedictorian speech delivered at the commencement program on June 4, 2011, at the University of Florida Stephen C. O’Connell Center. by Dhira Govinda das Abhimanyu Wolf was the valedictorian of […]