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  • Istanbul Govinda Caters for Canadian Rock Star Bryan Adams and His Concert Crew

    On November 16th, the Govinda Restaurant of Goranga Yoga of Istanbul had the opportunity to serve prasadam to legendary Canadian rock star Bryan Adams and his concert crew.  

  • Interest in Bhakti-Yoga Rises in Turkey

    Interest in Bhakti-Yoga is rising in Turkey, an Islamic country with few devotees and no official ISKCON presence. With the increasing popularity of yoga in general in Istanbul, and yoga studios popping up everywhere, Nrismha Krishna Das and his wife Krishna-Mala Dasi established their own studio, Gouranga Yoga, in the capital city in 2013.

  • Pope Francis Prays In Turkey's Blue Mosque In Interfaith Outreach

    His head bowed, Pope Francis stood Saturday for two minutes of silent prayer facing east inside one of Istanbul's most important mosques.

  • Princes’ Islands Offer Turkish Devotees the Bhakti Experience

    Turkish devotees gathered on one of the beautiful Princes’ Islands off the coast of Istanbul for Bhakti Fest, from September 12th to 15th. 27 devotees stayed for the full duration of the event, while daily guests brought attendance to 45 by Sunday. Although that may have been a small group for many ISKCON communities, it was a crowd for Turkey, an Islamic country with very few devotees and no official ISKCON presence.

  • Shrimad Bhagavatam in Turkish
    It was a dream of the devotees and many friends in Turkey to read Srimad Bhagavatam in their own mother tongue. After many years of preparation and actual work Srimad Bhagavatam First Canto Part One recently have been published in Turkish language.
  • Govinda Cafe in Istanbul Opens Soon
    The devotees in Turkey are working very hard to finish the renovation work of the newly rented place in downtown Istanbul. The Govinda Cafe is scheduled to open in two weeks.