Nityananda Trayodasi

Caru Das’ five day stay in Pune culminated in the Appearance festival of Lord Nityananda. This video on our youtube channel shows the thousands of people in attendance, the bathing ceremony,  the drama performed by youth, and excerpts of Caru’s talk.

Pune Temple Construction

Here below is a video Caru took on January 8th at the site of the new temple construction in Pune, India. Caru stopped in Pune on his way to Uruli Kanchana where he spent 2 weeks. Now he is back in Pune since Saturday, and has been enjoying lot of preaching opportunities, so many, in […]

Nisargopachara Ashram

Nisargopachara Ashram was founded after Gandhi came to the small Maharastran village of Uruli Kanchan in 1946 for some natural healing. He thereafter collaborated with Manibhai Desai to establish a permanent center in this rural village for health and well being through natural foods, natural treatments, and yoga.  Today the 25 acre campus provides Spartan […]

Mass Media at the Temple

“We’re doing the same thing as ISKCON founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. We’ve still got our typewriter and trunk full of books,” Sri Hanuman Das shared with reporter Matt Reichman. Caru, Hanuman, and volunteers shared the Temple’s web outreach efforts with the local Daily Herald newspaper.   – Read the full article, “Hare Krishna Movement […]

India Diary 2010

Caru das left for India early Sunday morning January 3rd via Delta from SLC to Atlanta to Amsterdam and Mumbai. Due to the expert booking of the tickets by Kiran Kamdar there were no long layovers. He basically got out of one plane and walked to another gate where boarding was in progress. It was […]

Amazing Boise Japathon

On NewYear’s day, (Jan 1, 2010), Boise Hare Krishna Temple devotees and congregation members chanted over 2.5 million Holy Names during their 13th Annual NewYear Japathon which was a new record. The temple had set a goal of 1.25 MM names and we far exceeded that. Beyond all expectations, 80 plus children, and adults took […]

Japathon 2010

January 1, 2009New Year’s Day Japathon was a much anticipated opportunity for the community to gather together under the banner of the Holy Name.  We had wanted to start the New Year by chanting one name of Krishna or Rama for every resident of Utah Valley, around 300,000. We far surpassed that target by accumulating […]

Japathon New Year’s Day

Sunday Jan. 1st, the Utah temple will conduct its 3rd annual “Japathon.” Everybody who lives in Utah is welcome to participate both at home and in the temple. The idea is to chant as many rounds of japa mala as possible, even up to the point of chanting one mantra (Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna […]

Krishna temple unifies locals

If you missed this article by James Roh a month ago in the Daily Herald, you can read it again in this morning’s issue of Deseret News (12/19/2009). Desnews picked it up from Associated press. We had noticed it also appeared in other newspapers throughout the country, most notably Oklahoma. This morning’s article added a […]

Landmark High Tour

by Caru DasaFifty students and some teachers from nearby Landmark High School spent four hours at the temple on a tour today. Fifty students and some teachers from nearby Landmark High School spent four hours at the temple on a tour today. At 10 am, Vaibhavi introduced them to the animals, whom they haltered and […]