Tata Steel Partners With ISKCON In Mid-day Meal Scheme for Underprivileged Children

The 1.14-acre kitchen will initially cater to the midday meals of 65,000 students of 238 government schools of Jamshedpur, Adityapur and Gamharia under the midday meal programme. By Antara Bose for telegraphindia.com on 13 Jul 2011 Jamshedpur, July 10: The midday meal nightmare — rodents in meals, caved-in kitchens, routinely pilfered kitchen supplies and the […]

In Texas, young Hindus want to Americanize ancient faith

Indians now represent the country’s second-largest Asian group, after the Chinese. They’re also among the nation’s most successful ethnic groups, with 71% of Asian Indians earning bachelor’s degrees or higher, compared with 28% of all Americans, according to data from the U.S. Census’s 2009 American Community Survey. By Dan Gilgoff, CNN.com Religion Editor Houston, Texas (CNN) […]

Ratha Yatra’s Creative Campaign to go “Mainstream”

Toronto’s all-singing, all-dancing 5,000 person Ratha-Yatra parade cascades down Yonge Street as devotees and onlookers joyously worship Jagannath, a form of God revered for thousands of years in India. By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 9 Jul 2011 Toronto’s all-singing, all-dancing 5,000 person Ratha-Yatra parade cascades down Yonge Street as devotees and onlookers joyously […]

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 […]