Sunday marks ‘Rath Yatra’ in India

India Blooms News ServiceKolkata, July 2 (IBNS): As the monsoon gears up in the entire nation, one can sense that it is the time for the colourful Hindu festival of Rath Yatra. As the monsoon gears up in the entire nation, one can sense that it is the time for the colourful Hindu festival of […]

Adventures in dating at the Palace of Gold

By Dina Z. Colada for WV SpiritPOSTED: June 29, 2011I have traveled all over the United States and have been on dates with men from almost every state. But I have never had such an amazing date as the one at the Palace of Gold. I have traveled all over the United States and have […]

A Swami and His Father

By Radhanatha Swami for The Huffington Post on 20 Jun 2011As I reflected on his words, images of various mentors and teachers flashed in my mind. I thought of all the kind, loving souls who have reached out to me over the years. Some of them were world-famous spiritual leaders; others were recluses living in […]

Temple Profile, Mexico City

ISKCON’s Mexico City temple is one of the society’s treasures, as the current building is the same one that ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada sent his disciple Chitsukhananda to open in 1971. Prabhupada also visited it himself on two occasions, and the room in which he stayed has been kept as a shrine to this day. […]

The Story of Haridas Prabhu

BY: PREMANJANA DASAThere, in a dust-bin, he found a copy of BTG. While going through the magazine, he say a photograph of Srila Prabhupada and he was immediately attracted – not to Srila Prabhupada, but to his golden wristwatch. He vowed that when he was released, he’d steal the watch. Jun 13, 2011 — SRIDHAM […]

Krishna Avanti Plans Total of Five Schools in Coming Years

Krishna Avanti, England’s first state-funded Hindu primary school, will kick off the next school year with a brand new sister school, and exciting future plans for more to join them. Krishna Avanti, England’s first state-funded Hindu primary school, will kick off the next school year with a brand new sister school, and exciting future plans […]

Ratha Yatra: The Blockbuster is Coming to a Town Near You

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 4 Jun 2011This summer’s biggest blockbuster is not a movie—it’s Ratha Yatra, The Festival of Chariots. And what does that mean? It means Lord Jagannath, the most merciful Lord of the Universe, is coming to a town near you very soon! This summer’s biggest blockbuster is not a […]

Free food charity ‘not needed here’

Hare Krishna group that provides hot meals for needy loses grant and is labelled ‘nuisance’Published: 10th June, 2011
by DAN CARRIERA FREE food service run by Hare Krishnas which provides hot meals for the borough’s most needy has been told it is not wanted. A FREE food service run by Hare Krishnas which provides hot meals […]

North American Leader’s Meetings – New Vrindavan

ISKON NA leaders held their by-annual meeting of 2011 at New Vrindavan Dham. During first two days, North American Executive Committee and GBC meetings were held. The Temple presidents, GBCs, and other ISKCON leadership met on subsequent two and half days from Friday, May 13th through noon on Sunday, May 15th. Reported by Nanda Suta […]

Karnataka High Court Says Bangalore Temple Belongs to ISKCON

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 28 May 2011After over a decade of court battles, the High Court of Karnataka ruled on May 23rd that the Sri Radha Krishan Chandra Mandir in Bangalore—which had originally been an ISKCON temple but had been run by a breakaway group since soon after its construction in 1997—is […]