From Victim to Victor: A New Inspirational Short Film About a Spiritual Entrepreneur
New Album ‘A Surge of Bhakti to the Heart’ Delivers On Title’s Promise
A new short film by Karuna Productions, released on July 1st, depicts the journey of Avelo Roy (Ajita Das), a shy, often bullied, introvert boy from Kolkata, who moves to Chicago at the age of 19, and convinces major corporate CEOs to invest in his startup. He makes his first million dollars at 22, and now, ten plus years later heads six businesses, while inspiring thousands to use their skills and passion to find their purpose in life.
Devotees on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Chaplain Ghanashyam Das
Evoking a deeply affecting mixture of regret and hope, Gopagana Dasa’s new album “A Surge of Bhakti to the Heart” might be the perfect soundtrack to these difficult times for humanity.
‘The Kindness Pandemic’: An ISKCON-wide Contest for Young Artists
When Ghanashyam Das first began his chaplaincy service in New York City, little did he know that he would end up on the frontlines of a global pandemic, risking his own health every day to provide spiritual and emotional support for patients dying of Coronavirus.
The Harmonist, Volume One Now Available in Ebook Format
While the coronavirus is spreading throughout the world, luckily for us, so is kindness. The simple acts of kindness are powerful, cathartic, and could change our lives forever. ISKCON News is calling young artists, aged 3-18, to recognize and capture these little acts of kindness around them and turn them into an artwork.
Jahnavi Harrison and Willow Smith Collaborate on New Devotional Song ‘Surrender’
The original version of The Harmonist appeared as ‘Sri Sajjana Tosani’ in Bengali in the year 1879, published by the Vaisnava pioneer Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.
Give Us Back The Yamuna River - New Video by Jayadeva Das and the Bhaktivedanta Manor Children
Kirtan musician, Jahnavi Harrison and popular singer, Willow Smith have teamed up to release a new song entitled ‘Surrender (Krishna Keshava)’. The piece is a rendition of the sacred prayer for protection and shelter purportedly sung by Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as he walked the length of India.
Photographer Shares His Experience of Lockdown at Krishna Balaram Mandir
Can a video save a dead river? It may sound far-fetched, but miracles happen through public awareness—especially when Krishna Himself notices the sincere devotion of his bhaktas.
HARE KRISHNA! Movie: Free Viewing This Weekend
With the streets outside so quiet, devotees have started to hear birds singing sweetly again, parrots landing on the lower branches of the trees, and peacocks calling.
First UP Devotional Arts & Film Festival Screens Spiritual Music Videos
The 90-minute feature-length Documentary ‘HARE KRISHNA! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all’ will be available for free viewing From Friday, April 10th at 12pm (EST-USA) to Monday, April 13th at 12pm (EST-USA).
My Daily Prayers - A Gift Book to All Devotees by Sivarama Swami
The first annual UP Devotional Arts & Film Festival, which took place on March 8th at Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi Auditorium in Mayapur, focused on screening music videos by devotee artists from around the world.
New Book “Hanuman’s Quest” A Guide to Peace, Prosperity in Troubled Times
“At this time our planet and our devotees need prayer. No doubt many devotees have their own prayers," Maharaja shares.
Happy Gaura Purnima! - The Joy of Devotion Film Released for Free, Worldwide
“Many people today are confused about what constitutes real spiritually, about the qualities of a real leader, and as to how we can attain real peace and prosperity in these troubled times,” says award-winning storyteller Sankirtana Das, the New Vrindaban-based author of new book Hanuman’s Quest.
Narada Das Explains “We Are Not the Body” to 135,000 BBC Radio Bristol Listeners
In celebration of the auspicious day of Gaura Purnima, now, 'The Joy of Devotion' film, produced by ISKCON Communications Ministry, has been released on YouTube, and available worldwide for everyone to enjoy for free.
TOVP Opens 100,000-Square-Foot Pujari Seva Facility
Narada Das (Nathan Hartley) appeared on the BBC’s regional Bristol radio station to share a spiritual message of equality with 135,000 listeners on February 20th, quoting the Bhagavad-gita and Srila Prabhupada.
Nilambary’s “Eternal Prayers” Is the New Film Score to Your Spiritual Life
The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium has just reached a major milestone with the grand opening on February 13th of its massive 100,000 square-foot pujari seva facility to serve Sri Sri Radha Madhava.
Devotee Graffiti Artist Brings Positive Influence to Youths’ Lives
For devotees and spiritual people looking for devotional music in a different genre than kirtan, but just as transformational, Russian husband-and-wife duo Nilambary’s debut album, the lush film-score-like “Eternal Prayers,” could be the answer.
Hare Krishna! Films Opens in 20 Cities in Italy
When 13-year-old Josh Menheere first noticed graffiti around the surf town where he grew up in Queensland, Australia, and learned techniques from his cousin who was dating a graffiti artist, he didn’t know that one day his own street art would spread spiritual consciousness and positively influence other kids’ lives.
New Soft Rock Mantra Band “Confused Soul” Turn Up The Joy
It all started when Mukundananda Das from Rome expressed keen interest in bringing the movie to Italy and he got encouraged to find a distributor.
Saranagati Students Produce New Puppet Film of Krishna’s Pastimes
If you’re looking for mantra music beyond traditional kirtan – say, a fun, sunny mix of soft rock, folk, and funk via the French Riviera and the Pacific Rim – you might want to try out Confused Soul’s new single “Madhu,” with its sing-alongability and joyful sax refrains.
Hare Krishna Returns to Abbey Road Studios
Seventeen children and youth, aged two to eighteen, took three months to complete the movie and worked on every part of the production from set building, special effects, and lighting, to voices, puppeteering, filming and editing. The film premiered in Saranagati on Christmas Day to rave reviews.
Bolivian Devotees Throw Krishna Conscious Christmas Party in La Paz
In July 1969, George Harrison produced the Radha Krishna Temple album with the first group of devotees in London.
Fifty years later, in December 2019, a group of devotees are back in the iconic Abbey Road Studios.
'King of Braj' - Krishna Reggae for Children’s Rights
ISKCON devotees in Bolivia threw a Christmas party with a twist when they held Bhakti Yoga Fest on December 22nd.
Dialogue on Editing Srila Prabhupada’s Books Held in Washington, D.C.
One of the shared passion of the members of the band 'King of Braj' is volunteering for ISKCON Hungary’s Food for Life program, and besides helping hands-on on the field, contributin to the cause through the power of art.
Srikala Album “Beautiful Dark Moon” Not Afraid to Show Vulnerable Side
Members of the BBT along with a group of concerned devotees, including those with expertise on the subject of editing, convened at ISKCON of Washington, D.C. from September 20th to 22nd, for an extended discussion on the contentious issue of post-samadhi editing of Srila Prabhupada’s books.
The third album proper from Srikala – once known as Srikalogy – is a major evolution musically, lyrically and personally for the artist. Released on July 16th, “Beautiful Dark Moon” is an entrancing blend of R&B, hip-hop and world music.