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  • Padayatra Nepal Gets Under Way

    A two-devotee padayatra in Nepal are currently heading West through the lowlands towards Janakpur dhama, the birthplace of Sita, the consort of Lord Rama.

  • Food for Life Nepal - A Short film

    Food For Life Nepal a non profit organization actively working by feeding 1600+ plates of Nutritious Food daily in more that 5 Government Schools where 100% attendance of the students was noted. For More Information visit - or

  • A Day with a Monk
    A video featuring an ISKCON monk in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Nepal: A Day with a Monk

    Ever wondered what it feels to be a Hare Krishna monk? Here's a beautiful video of one such monk at ISKCON Kathmandu, Nepal as he joyfully prays, chants and dances.

  • ISKCON and Sikh Group Collaborates in Nepal

    Food For Life Nepal & Shaheed Bhagat Singh Brigade works together to help Nepalese people after the earthquake. 

  • Aftermath Day 21 - Food For Life Nepal at Panauti

    On 16th May, 21 days after the Nepal earthquake, FFL Nepal Team went to Chamkharka village at Panauti to serve cooked food & distribute some relief materials. About 25 Volunters of Food for Life Nepal went to that village early in the morning with utensils, fresh vegetables, rice, dal etc for the khichadi preparation.

  • Food for Life Nepal in the Earthquake Aftermath

    Join "Food for life". Help the children of Nepal, affected by the devastating earthquake.

  • Food for Life Nepal in the Earthquake Aftermath
  • Food for Life Nepal in the Earthquake Aftermath
  • Update on ISKCON's Nepal Relief Efforts

    So far the Food For Life in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur has served over 40,000 plates of hot prasadam in shelters and hospitals. On Tuesday 28 April, 15 doctors arrived from Bhaktivendanta Hospital, Mumbai, who are conducting health camps around the affected areas. FFL Nepal has also received supply of two tons of grains from Kolkata. 

  • Update by the ISKCON Devotees of Nepal

    ISKCON devotees in Nepal are trying their best to help their fellow citizens in the wake of the great earthquake. An update about the situation as of April 27th, 2015.

  • Hare Krishnas Feed Thousands in Quake Ravaged Nepal

    With the help of 350 Food for Life volunteers, the FFL team is daily serving five thousand people in Kathmandu and seven thousand people Bhaktapur with fresh nutritious meals. Over the next few days, the number of meals being served by the FFL volunteers are expected to double from twelve thousand to twenty four thousand per day.

  • A Video by the Nepalese Devotees in the Wake of the Earthquake
  • ISKCON Katmandu Distributes Food to the Earthquake Victims

    On April 25th, a massive earthquake hit Nepal, which is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people. The ISKCON community has also been affected, with many devotees injured and having their houses lost. Some of their relatives got buried under the collapsed buildings and died. ISKCON Katmandu is trying its best to help devotees and people in need by providing shelter, medical help and organizing prasadam distribution.

  • Massive Earthquake Strikes Nepal – ISKCON Also Affected

    A massive earthquake struck central Nepal on Saturday, April 25, affecting Kathmandu and he city of Pokhara. The tremors could also be felt in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. According to international new agencies hundreds of people had been killed across Nepal. Rescuers are digging through the rubble of collapsed buildings in Kathmandu trying to reach survivors. A number of historic buildings have been destroyed.

  • Air Crash Devotee Disaster – How Do We Respond?

    After an evening class I was suddenly informed that a plane crash in Nepal had killed at least six devotees. I was stunned and dismayed on hearing this very sad news. How, then, are we to understand that they died in an “accident”? Are we to believe that Krishna abandoned them?

  • Eight Chowpatty Devotees Pass Away in Tragic Nepal Plane Crash
    The devotees were on their way to a pilgrimage at Nepal’s Muktinath Temple, located at the foot of the Thorong La pass in the Himalayas. Reports suggested that the small airplane lost balance due to strong winds, hit a hillock, and broke into pieces just after the pilot reported a problem at around 9:45am local time.
  • Poorest Village Children Find Home in New Nepal Gurukula

    Some of the poorest children in Nepal are finding refuge and education at a new ISKCON Gurukula school in Sanga, a village 22 kilometers from Katmandu that lies in the shade of a colossal 108-foot deity of the demigod Shiva.

  • Dowries Banned by Nepal

    Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister, Prachanda, has banned the dowry system and criminalised caste-based discrimination to win public support for his faltering government. In a 30-minute national televised address, Mr Prachanda expressed dissatisfaction over his Government's performance and called on all parties to forge a new political understanding.

  • After Pashupatinath, Bhagavad Gita Targeted in Nepal
    Kathmandu: Close on the heels of a power tussle over Nepal's Pashupatinath shrine revered by Hindus worldwide, the Hindu holy book Bhagavad Gita has come under attack in the former Hindu kingdom.
  • Nepali Students Protest Religious Appointments

    KATHMANDU (AP): University students angry at the government's decision to appoint the head priests at Nepal's most revered Hindu temple blocked traffic and threw bricks at cars in Katmandu on Monday. The nearly 200 students were demanding the government, led by the country's former communist rebels, withdraw the two priests named last week to lead Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu. No one was hurt in the protest.

  • Nepal Looks for Girl to Serve as New "Living Goddess"

    KATHMANDU, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Religious authorities in Nepal have begun the search for a girl who could be as young as three or four to serve as the new Kumari, or the virgin "living goddess", in a centuries-old tradition. Astrologers were consulting horoscopes of candidates from Buddhist Shakya families to replace the current Kumari, Preeti Shakya, who is 11 and should retire during the annual Hindu festival of Dasain in October, temple officials said.

  • Goats Sacrificed to Fix Nepal Jet

    Nepal's state-run airline has confirmed that it sacrificed two goats to appease a Hindu god, following technical problems with one of its aircraft.