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  • Fiji Holds Its First Kirtan Mela

    The event was organized by Braja Govinda Das, a Sydney-based disciple of Tamal Krishna Goswami, who wanted to give Fijian devotees the kind of international kirtan experience they hadn’t had before.

  • TOVP Tour - Australia, New Zealand and Fiji: November, 2017

    This November, 2017 the TOVP Tour bringing Lord Nityananda Prabhu's Padukas (Divine Shoes) and Lord Nrsimhadeva's Sitari (Sacred Helmet) from Sridhama Mayapur will be setting foot in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

  • Devotees on Festival of Fiji Tour Find Local Hospitality “Mind-blowing”

    Kalasamvara Das, temple president of ISKCON Auckland, has always been one of those devotees who is having so much fun in Krishna consciousness that it’s infectious. But even by his standards, he’s positively buzzing when we chat to him at the airport on his way back from the Festival of Fiji.

  • Festival of Fiji Focuses on Togetherness, Kirtan and Gratitude

    Four to five hundred devotees, including over sixty from around the world, enjoyed the perfect rejuvenating Krishna conscious holiday from June 14th to 22nd at the Festival of Fiji, as they experienced the best kirtan, prasadam and spiritual association in a tropical paradise.

  • Holi Festival Food Distribution in Fiji
    Monday, April 01, 2013, in the spirit of the festival of Holi, the Hare Krishna movement took to the streets of Labasa, Fiji, to distribute cooked food to the homeless and people of the town.
  • 300 Students To Get Free Lunches From Hare Krishna Society in Fiji
    Society executive Dr Rajesh Maharaj said that they have so far distributed more than 37,000 plates of food to 5,900 students in 29 schools in Ba, Nadi, Lautoka and Sigatoka for seven weeks with a donation of $21,000 from AUSAID.
  • Hare Krishna Movement Continues to Help Flood Affected in Fiji

    Many relief organizations are currently out in the field providing relief supplies to the flood affected people in the western division as many people need asisstance.

  • Devotees Feed Passers-by in Fiji
    Market vendors and passengers at the Suva bus station (Fiji) took advantage of free lunches yesterday provided by the Hare Krishna movement. The members of the Hare Krishna faith distributed 1000 serves of food to passers-by.
  • 3000 Flock to Free Lunch by Hare Krishna Devotees in Fiji

    Devotee and divisional health inspector Rakesh Kumar said the donation marked their respect for Lord Krishna and their love for the people all over the world. "We don't believe in racism and discrimination but we strongly believe in sharing and loving one another', he added.

  • New Hare Krishna Temple Opens in Fiji
    The Hare Krishna Movement in Fiji has invested $4.7 million in the country by building its temple in Sigatoka town. Spokesperson for the Movement Dr Rajesh Maharaj said construction works of the Shri Radha Damodar temple started three years ago and work is still underway.
  • Devotees Open New Temple in Sigatoka, Fijian Islands Style
    Hundreds of local and international devotees will flock to Sigatoka on the beautiful island of Fiji this November 19th to 27th to attend the opening of a stunning new temple, followed by a unique spiritual festival.
  • Hindu Group To The Rescue
    SUVA: A Hindu religious organisation is willing to help the 23 homeless people at a Catholic shelter going through administrational bickering.
  • Hare Krishna Monk Walks Around Fiji
    Hare Krishna monk Bhaktimarga Swami is on a personal mission and it involves walking up to thousands of kilometres around Fiji. The Canadian national, who is also known as John Vis, started his journey from Toorak in Suva last week to Nadera and plans to continue his journey from Nausori to Navua.
  • Reaching Out to the Needy in Fiji

    Her passion to help the poor and needy while spreading the word of God has motivated Dr. Dasi Gurumarna Devi to build an ashram and a temple in Sigatoka.

    Living with the teachings of the Hare Krishna movement, Dr. Dasi has been working with the poor trying to give them a better standard of living.

    Dr. Dasi joined the Hare Krishna society 15 years ago while she was still studying to become a doctor at the Fiji School of Medicine and has never looked back since.

  • Hare Krishnas Distribute Free Meals to Fijians
    Almost 600 plates of food were distributed to people in the town of Nausori. The Hare Krishna organisation in Fiji distributed free meals as part of their free food program to bring the communities of Fiji together.
  • Fijian Judge Issues Devotee Two Year Sentence

    A HINDU priest was yesterday jailed for two years after being found guilty of receiving stolen property by the Lautoka court. Navin Kant, a priest at the Hare Krishna Temple in Lautoka, was initially charged with five counts of receiving stolen property.