South India Pilgrimage 2010: Tirupati

By Krpamoya DasISKCON Tirupati is a beautiful traditional south Indian temple nestled at the bottom of the Venkata hills. The majestic red brown hills form a magnificent backdrop and the early morning sun picks out the lush green foliage and the sculptured white gopurams peeping above the tree line. ISKCON Tirupati is a beautiful traditional […]

All-India ISKCON Midday Meal Project Adds 19th Center

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 19 Nov 2010But they needn’t have worried. Today—only six years later—the ISKCON Midday Meal project is serving around 750,000 children every day in eight states. It has eighteen centers, with a strong presence in prominent cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Tirupati, Kurukshetra, and Mumbai, and a nineteenth […]

Tribure to Srikant Prabhu

Srikant das Prabhu a wonderful Vaisnava devotee of Lord Krishna and a dear friend, father, and father figure for some wonderful Vaisnhava devotees of Lord Krishna passed away from our association according to the will of Lord Sri Krishna Wednesday evening 7:15pm in Brooklyn New York. Srikant das Prabhu a wonderful Vaisnava devotee of Lord […]

A Tale of 2 Heards

What’s the future for dairy farming? Juliette Jowit reports on new plans for an enormous super-dairy, home to 8,000 cows. John Vidal, meanwhile, visits a tiny herd of 44 in Hertfordshire – all have names and are cherished from birth to death. Read more…

Vrndavan celebrates Govardhan/Go Puja/Anna Kuta

By Lakshman (das) Vrindavan (IN)Govardhana Puja, Go-Puja and Annakuta are all connected with the story of Lord Krishna’s lifting of Govardhana Hill to protect the inhabitants of Vrindavan. As part of the festivities, devotees prepared a big hill out of sweets, rice and halva in the middle of our temple courtyard. For Photos please click […]

Celebrating Diwali & MultiCulturalism

But this is Sammamish, not New Delhi; As the Indian American families escape the cold and wet outside and pour into the brightly lit Hare Krishna vedic center, they prepare to symbolically celebrate victory of light over darkness–the basic message of Diwali, festival of lights. Read More…

ISKCON Contributes to Bhakti Fest

This year over 3,000 yogis, musicians, and seekers from around the world converged on the Joshua Tree Retreat Center—located in the desert a couple of hours East of Los Angeles—for the festival. And the event was extended to a fourth day, with an incredible eighty-five hours of continuous kirtan concerts. From September 9th to 12th […]

Where Cows are Waited on Hand & Hoof

The attorney General may be the guest of honour at the opening of Bhaktivedanta Manor’s new farm today, but his status as a VIP will be overshadowed by a host of far more glamorous brown-eyed creatures. Read more…