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  • Bhakti Charu Swami Hospitalized for COVID-19

    ISKCON GBC member and initiating spiritual master Bhakti Charu Swami has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently on ventilator, in critical condition in an intensive care unit at a hospital in Florida, USA. 

  • Uplifting Service

    Krishna Lunch has been a University of Florida staple for nearly 40 years but, like many things, coronavirus brought the daily campus tradition to a swift halt. Now, the meals are being distributed to other hungry folk.

  • Devotees on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Chaplain Ghanashyam Das

    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.

  • Ontario Devotees Distribute Prasad to Hospital Staff and Sanitation Workers

    Devotees in the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario in Canada are doing their part to help their local community during the COVID-19 pandemic by feeding prasadam to essential personnel like hospital staff and sanitation workers.

  • 20 Years On, Bhaktivedanta Hospital is Still Changing Lives With Spiritual Care

    “It is truly an honor to be here this evening,” says spiritual leader Radhanath Swami, his voice echoing out over the Mumbai crowd. “Twenty years ago today, we came together to inaugurate Bhaktivedanta Hospital, not knowing where this journey would lead us.”

  • Kirtan Leader Agnideva Das Discharged From Hospital After Successful Heart Surgery

    Agnideva received double bypass surgery, and was then kept in an induced coma for some time. Just over a week ago, he was moved from the hospital to a rehabilitation center, where he received 5 hours of physiology therapy per day.

  • New Multi-Speciality Hospital to Open at Sri Mayapur

    The city of Sri Mayapur is expanding with its number of residents and visitors increasing every passing year. Owing to this, a brand new multispecialty hospital project has been initiated to provide health care at Sri Mayapur.  On November 12th, a ground breaking ceremony for the hospital took place which was graced by Jayapataka Swami, Hridaya Chaitanya Das, Bhakti Purushottam Swami, Bhakti Nityananda Swami and other senior Vaishnavas.

  • ISKCON to Provide TB Hospital Patients with Wholesome Food

    Patients at Sewree's TB Hospital will soon be fed hygienic, protein-rich food specially prepared by cooks from the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Keeping in mind that patients need wholesome meals to improve their health, BMC has asked ISKCON to set up a kitchen at the 1,000-bed hospital, that has recently come under fire for bad food and poor hygiene. 

  • Indian State Launches Unique Free Food Scheme for Poor Hospital Patients

    Hot lunch will be served to patient and attendants at the Niloufer Hospital, daily, thanks to a joint program launched by the Hare Krishna movement, Megha Engineering and Infrastructure limited and the Andhra Pradesh government.

  • Becket Fund to provide free defense for religious hospitals against government-ordered abortions
    The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty threatened to sue the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) if it tried to force religiously affiliated hospitals to perform abortions against the conscientious objections of their doctors and nurses.
  • Medical Volunteers Restore Vision in Barsana
    Every year since 2002, Bhaktivedanta Hospital has conducted the Barsana Eye Camp to service the thousands of poverty-stricken villagers who cannot see due to cataracts in one or both eyes.
  • Why Do We Care?
    One of the happiest times, but also the saddest times is being with individuals as they come to the end of this lifetime. Ok so I worked on the hospital wards for many years and so this should not be a big surprise.
  • Bhaktivedanta Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary
    The hospital, known for state-of-the-art facilities, warm service and a healing atmosphere, is marking a decade of medical devotion. It seems like some modern, oriental fairy castle with domes - a bright coloured edifice shaped like a cross - and just impossible to miss while travelling the local train stretch between Dahisar and Mira Road.