Beirut Food Relief Efforts - Providing Meals to Those in Need, Crisis After Crisis in Lebanon
ISKCON Environmental Initiative Guides Temples in Implementing Environmental Practices
In only 6 months, the Food For Life team in Beirut, Lebanon has distributed over 2000 meals. The country is in a dire situation, even before the pandemic, and continues to decline. International funding support is crucial to the survival of the project.
The Hare Krishna Community of North America Condemns the Indianapolis Shooting - A Statement
On Earth Day (April 22nd, 2021), ISKCON’s North American Council passed a resolution endorsing the work of the ISKCON Environmental Initiative (IEI), and encouraging “adoption of the environmentally sustainable practices promoted by the IEI by all ISKCON temples and communities.”
Environmental Organization Bhumi Global Launched on Earth Day
The Hare Krishna Community joins hands with other religious and civic leaders in condemning the gun killings of eight FedEx employees in Indianapolis on April 15th. Our prayers go out for the victims as well as their families.
Report from Russia: Authorities Drop Charges Against Chanting Parties in Moscow
On Earth Day (April 22nd) Bhumi Global, a new non-profit environmental organization based on Hindu principles of environmental care, was launched.
Road to Vrindavan - Film Premiere - Online - Free
On April 3, 2021, three Harinam groups were stopped and detained in Moscow by the local police. Forty-six cases of administrative offenses were initiated against twenty-five devotees.
Dominican Republic, Success in Prestigious Libraries Book Distribution
Online film premiere available to stream: March 30th, 8 PM –
April 12th, 6 PM (*extended on April 5th, 2021)
Extended EDT: https://watch.showandtell.film/watch/roadtovrindavan “The voices of girls and young women in this movie remind us of the urge and urgency for equality and education right now. It also beautifully highlights working with men and boys as an important step towards change.” - Malala Yousafzai, activist and Nobel Prize Laureate.
Rise in Anti-Asian Racism in America - A Statement
In a country of 10.5 million people and 40 universities, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Dominican Republic has surely been making its mark, getting the spiritual wisdom and teachings of Krishna-bhakti into the top libraries in the country.
ISKCON Rolls Out Strategies Against Domestic Abuse
We, as Co-Directors of Communications of North America, like much of America, are greatly disturbed by the increase in violence and attacks against the Asian American community and other minorities, and we condemn such acts.
Accreditation of ISKCON Govardhan Ecovillage to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
For over twenty years Vaishnavi Ministers, currently led by Global Minister Radha Dasi, have been working to support devotee women’s voices and rights, including efforts to address domestic abuse (also known as domestic violence) within ISKCON.
ISKCON Desire Tree Launches New Satellite TV Channel
Consultative status is an accreditation framework that benefits both the United Nations and the NGOs.
Live to Give Campaign Smashes Goal, Distributes Over 2 Million Gitas
Hare Krsna TV telecasts live Aratis, lectures, kirtans, recipes, inspirational and motivational talks by eminent ISKCON-teachers and much more.
ISKCON Receives Prestigious ‘Green’ Award in India
The Live to Give Campaign, run by the BBT Marketing, Communications and Innovations team, distributed 2,172,456 copies of Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita As It Is around the world.
Padayatra Nepal Gets Under Way
ISKCON’s two projects, the Govardhan Eco-village and the Chowpatty Mandir in Mumbai have achieved the Platinum level IGBC green certification.
Philadelphia’s Mantra Lounge Feeds The Needy During Pandemic
A two-devotee padayatra in Nepal are currently heading West through the lowlands towards Janakpur dhama, the birthplace of Sita, the consort of Lord Rama.
ISKCON Contributes to Rise of Vegetarianism in Brazil, The World’s Largest Exporter of Beef
The Mantra Lounge in Philadelphia, known for its book distribution, has been reaching out to people during the COVID-19 pandemic by feeding the homeless and others in need.
Krishna CARES Delivers Meals to Parents of Sick Children on Christmas Day
ISKCON devotees have distributed prasadam – sanctified vegetarian food offered to God – with a view to shifting consciousness for the past 46 years in Brazil. Today, there are a number of successful restaurants run by Hare Krishna devotees across Brazil.
Grand opening of ‘Hare Krsna Books’ Shop at Mumbai Central Station
Krishna CARES delivered sixty meals to the Ronald McDonald House charity in Gainesville, Florida this past Christmas Day. The special Christmas meals consisted of creamy Gauranga potatoes, quinoa, butternut squash soup, and salad with dressing.
New Portland Bhakti Center Launches, Serves Friday Feasts To Go
The permanent book store is strategically placed at the Mumbai Central Railway Station on Platform No. 1 and 2 which is largely reserved for trains with high priority preference.
London's Food for Life & Govinda’s Restaurant Launches UK’s First 100% Electric Food Van
While its doors remain closed to the public due to COVID-19, the brand new Portland Bhakti Center has launched and is serving COVID-safe Krishna Friday Feasts to-go for all.
Food For Life Hungary’s “Christmas Love Feast” Feeds Thousands This Holiday Season
Food for Life London marked a milestone this Christmas by introducing the UK's first fully electric food distribution van to serve Londoners. The van started out its service by bringing treats to Londoners this Christmas.
During an especially challenging holiday season, the Food For Life Foundation in Hungary is bringing some care and support with its Christmas Love Feast prasadam distribution effort, from December 8th to 27th.