Godhead: New Krishnacore Band Debuts First Record
New Film Is A Window Into Bhagavad-gita’s Timeless Wisdom
Godhead is a new Los Angeles-based Krishnacore band. Krishnacore is a subgenre of hardcore punk that draws inspiration from the Bhakta Yoga traditions. Although some hardcore punk bands had already made references to Krishna Consciousness in the 1980s punk and hardcore scene, this subgenre was established in the early 1990s by bands like Shelter and 108. Godhead recently released their first EP and just had their first show on November 21st at Programme Skate & Sound in Fullerton, California.
Manu Murti Now Completed at TOVP
Light of the Bhagavata, a new 25-minute film by ISKCON guru and GBC Bhaktivaibhava Swami, brings to life the timeless wisdom of the Bhagavad-gita.
Back to Vrndavana: Srila Prabhupada's Final Lila is Now Available
As everyone knows, the Nrsimhadeva Deity will be installed on a separate altar in the East Wing of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. The temple room of Nrsimhadeva will be smaller than the central hall, but nevertheless, it will be beautifully decorated and very majestic. The Grand Opening of this wing is scheduled for 2023.
Online Book Launch of the ‘Handbook of Hinduism in Europe’
In October a very special event happened at the TOVP, the arrival of Srila Prabhupada, the installation of the Srila Prabhupada Murti. On the same date, Hari Sauri Das made the official announcement of the arrival of his latest book - Back to Vrndavana: Srila Prabhupada's Final Lila – and it is now available for purchase.
Award-Winning Introduction to Bhakti “Wise Love” Released in Spanish
With 65 chapters and more than 1,600 pages the ‘Handbook of Hinduism in Europe’ is a major contribution of knowledge and research on Hinduism and its spread in Europe up to the present day.
Radha Krishna Records Releases Mantra Lounge Volume 4
Wise Love: Bhakti and the Search for the Soul of Consciousness, an innovative introductory book to the path of Bhakti for a modern Western audience, has been translated into Spanish as Amor Sabio, and is now available in paperback and Kindle editions.
Madi Das and Dave Stringer to Release New “Country and Eastern” Album
The nine-track album features an incredible lineup of international mantra artists, singing heartfelt and meditative chants for the Lord against a layered soundscape of gorgeous instrumentation.
“Chasing Rhinos” Volume 3 Captures Srila Prabhupada’s Adventurous Spirit
Lead singer Madi Das and producer Dave Stringer of the 2014 kirtan album Bhakti Without Borders have launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new “Country and Eastern” kirtan record.
Stirring New Song “When Will I See You Again” Blends Bhajan and Spoken Word
Shyamasundar Das's new book is a thrilling firsthand account of the ISKCON Founder-Acharya’s unbending energy, uncanny intelligence, sidesplitting humor and adventurous spirit as he travels around the world.
Spiritual Funk Rock Band Supersoul Releases New EP “Rukmini’s Ecstasy”
The epic 9-minute track captures the feeling of hankering after Vrindavan Dhama and devotee association during the pandemic, and the lifelong journey towards giving oneself completely to Lord Krishna.
Fifth Prabhupada Memories Book Packed With Inspirational and Educational Anecdotes
It’s not always easy to find rock music that tackles spiritual themes, much less Krishna conscious ones. But Australian alternative funk rock band Supersoul does just that, wrapping deep philosophical concepts in funky rhythm sections, soaring harmonies and ripping guitar solos.
Award-Winning Bhakti Charu Swami Documentary to Premiere on July 24th
Covering twenty videos in the Memories series, the fifth book runs 520 pages, and contains over 700 anecdotes from 109 disciples.
Rick From the Band Goose: An Interview and My Reflections
A new 37-minute documentary entitled “Seeking Shelter: The Life & Legacy of Bhakti Charu Swami” is set to premiere on ISKCON News and Youtube on July 24th, as part of the global celebration on the beloved ISKCON guru’s disappearance day.
Jahnavi Harrison Unveils Captivating New Single “Divine Maha-mantra”
My reflections on Krishna consciousness and interview with Rick from Goose on music, spiritual seeking, and Hare Krishna connections.
Justin Davis - The First Novel By H.D. Goswami
Jahnavi Harrison released her latest single, “Divine Maha-mantra” on March 28th (Gaura Purnima). This latest offering will be the artist’s 4th single release since her 2015 album Like a River to the Sea.
Road to Vrindavan - Film Premiere - Online - Free
Renowned ISKCON author, Hridayananda Das Goswami, aka Howard Resnick, presents a spellbinding novel that scales literary heights while delivering a powerful Krishna conscious message. What if an ancient Sanskrit text holds the answers to today’s deepest problems? What if the past—the ancient past—can help us unlock both our present and our future?
Vrinda Sheth Talks About The Final Book of Her Ramayana Trilogy Focusing on Sita’s Perspective
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.
Hare Krishna Festivals Podcast to Virtually “Tour” the UK
Destroyer of Sorrow, the epic conclusion to Vrinda Sheth’s Sita’s Fire trilogy based on the Ramayana, is set to be released by Mandala Publishing on April 20th. Hardbound and 336 pages long, the book features over ninety illustrations by Vrinda’s mother Anna Johansson (Annapurna Dasi) and is the culmination of a decade of work on the trilogy by the mother and daughter team.
Radha Krishna Records: Mantra Music Sees Upbeat Embellishments
With 2021 unfortunately again looking unlikely to allow festivals in the old model, the Hare Krishna Festivals team has now decided to start a video podcast, “Hare Krishna Festivals UK Tour,” which will “travel” virtually around the UK.
TKG Academy in Dallas Announces Virtual Open House
London's Radha Krishna Records is rejoicing a fruitful year ahead as it flows in to its 12th year as a not-for-profit record label. There is lately a wave of buzzing activity for the label as it introduces Mantra Lounge Volume 4 later this year.
BBT to Release Giriraj Swami's New Book, "I’ll Build You a Temple: The Juhu Story"
TKG Academy, a PK - 12 independent private school in Dallas TX, the first school established in ISKCON by Srila Prabhupada, is holding a virtual Open House on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
Yamuna Devi’s Original Deity Book “Yamuna Devi: A Study of Seva Puja” to be Published
The new book has been published by the BBT and is set to be released on January 14th, 2021, the anniversary of the grand opening of the Juhu temple.
Alachua’s Hare Krishna Community Radio Soft Launches on Christmas Day
Coming this Spring, the historical gem details Yamuna Devi’s studies in Deity worship from the early 1970s, including her extensive India studies with temple sevaites and her later years of worship of Sri Sri Radha-Banabehari.
A Unique New Song “Sound Is The Weapon Of The Revolution” by The Hanumen Has Been Released
A Hare Krishna Community Radio station based in Alachua, Florida had a soft launch on Christmas Day, broadcasting a series of devotional programs on the holiday as well as over four days at New Year’s.
"This song is perhaps best described as a revolutionary bhakti journey on wings of orchestral and choral Hindustani and Reggae chanting with incredible world percussion and an occasional tip of the artistic hat to Bollywood," Vishvambhar explains.