ISKCON Receives Prestigious ‘Green’ Award in India
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.
Multiple Vaishnavas CARE Teams Established in Latin America
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.
ISKCON Zurich Searching for New Co-Temple Presidents
Volunteers have established several Vaishnavas CARE teams each in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and El Salvador, as well as Spain, after attending the “Art of Caring for Vaishnavas” Zoom webinar by Vaishnavas CARE co-founder Sangita Dasi in November.
Live to Give Campaign to Distribute 2 Million Bhagavad-gitas by World Gita Day
ISKCON Zurich is searching for new Co-Temple Presidents for the Krishna Temple in Zurich, Switzerland.
Books Are Bricks - ToVP & BBT Hand in Hand to Complete Flagship Temple
Devotees around the world are aiming to distribute at least two million Bhagavad-gitas during the last quarter of 2020, as part of the Prabhupada marathon and the Live to Give campaign.
26 for 26 (2nd Avenue) - Matchless Gifts
Every book distributed is figuratively another brick on the TOVP.
Thriving During the Pandemic: The Story of ISKCON Naperville, USA
Despite all the transformations that New York has undergone throughout the years, 26 2nd Avenue remains a place of sacred pilgrimage to tens, if not hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world.
New Podcast “Sravanam Diaries” Promotes Reading Prabhupada’s Books
The devotees quickly adapted to the new normal, and are now connected and bonded like never before.
Food For All Distributes Over 5,000 Meals a Day Amid Second UK Lockdown
An increase in the culture of reading Srila Prabhupada’s books is in the air.
New Book Discusses An “Endangered Species: ISKCON Ashramites”
In these tough times, devotee-run charity Food For All is distributing 5,000 packaged prasadam meals a day in London, and about 200 daily each from fourteen other small centers around the country.
Deepavali Virtual Celebration Achieves Malaysia Book of Records Feat
In their new book, Kalakantha Das and Jitamitra Dasi posit that ashrams are still an important part of today’s ISKCON. They explain how to create an ashram program that attracts devotees from all backgrounds in the West, especially in North America.
New ISKCON Parsipanny Temple Celebrates Important Milestone
Over 6,500 participated in ISKCON Malaysia’s virtual deepavali.
GBC-SPT Invites Devotees to Celebrate and Honor Kartika Together
On October 24th, they celebrated the commencement of the construction of the first walls marking a visible rise in the soon-to-be temple structure.
Finding Ways to Thrive During Pandemic: The ISKCON Connecticut Community
The GBC’s Strategic Planning Team (SPT) will bring an Online Kartika Celebration that will take devotees on a trip to Sri Vrindavan Dham with some of ISKCON's most engaging speakers.
New Free Online Course on Book Distribution
Romapada Swami said, "Covid has given us opportunity to do things that we were not able to do earlier... things that we always wanted to do but were not able to due to lack of time!!"
British Queen Elizabeth Grateful for Back To Godhead Article
This online course is designed for all wishing to deepen their appreciation, skills and knowledge of sankirtan.
Bhaktivedanta Research Centre’s Bengali Course Will Allow Devotees to Read Gaudiya Vaishnava Texts in Original Language
A letter was recently sent to the president of Bhaktivedanta Manor, Visakha dasi, from Her Majesty the Queen of England, via her Private Secretary's Office.
The new Bengali course is a cohesive piece of the Bhaktivedanta Research Centre’s broader efforts.