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Articles tagged as Pune

  • With Mercy, Nothing Is Impossible

    My sister—19-year old, wheelchair-bound, muscular-dystrophic Madana-mohana-mohini dasi--was the No. 1 female book distributor in Pune, India last December.

  • ISKCON Pune Devotees Care for Blind Children

    School authorities explained that the children were often depressed and unhappy, and invited Champaka lata to give them weekly classes on moral values, which they felt might help. 

  • Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja Offering 2017 - ISKCON Pune

    This is a small offering made by ISKCON Pune Devotees as a homage to His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami on his 121st Birth Anniversary and on completing 51st Anniversary of ISKCON. Vyasa-puja is an annual celebration by devotees of Krishna to offer homage to their guru, or spiritual teacher. A video by ISKCON Desire Tree.

  • The TOVP Architecture and Design Department in Pune
  • 20,000 Students at Largest Youth Festival in the History of ISKCON

    Over 20000 students attended a mega youth festival organized by ISKCON Pune on 20th March to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ISKCON. 

  • ISKCON Pune Plans Ambitious “50th-ized” Year

    Can you imagine one city holding 500 Harinamas or distributing 500,000 of Srila Prabhupada’s books in one year? 

  • Yoga Legend BKS Iyengar Passes Away

    World-renowned yoga guru and founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga B K S Iyengar passed away in Pune on August 20th following illness.

  • Finnish Devotee Scholar at University of Pune

    Finland is considered to be one of the top countries in the world what comes to education and one of the policies of Finnish government is to export education.Tattvavada das was invited to participate a group which consisted of well-respected Finnish professors  from Tampere, Turku and East-Finland (Joensuu) universities. Main lectures were held in Pune and Mumbai and they were arranged by the university of Pune.

  • President of India Pranab Mukherjee Opens ISKCON Pune Temple
    The President of India said, “Centers such as these are invaluable assets for developing India’s social infrastructure – just as the education that they impart helps break the vicious cycle of poverty and underdevelopment. The spiritual awareness such centers propagate are the life-sustaining nourishment for our souls.”
  • President of India Calls on ISKCON to Dedicate Itself to the Cause of Humanity
    President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Vedic Cultural Centre of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Pune on Sunday.
  • New Pune Temple Complex Will Focus on Community
    An incredible two hundred thousand people are expected to flood in to ISKCON Pune’s New Vedic Cultural Centre complex for its opening on February 24th. The crowd arriving in the western Indian city—the seventh largest in the country—will include nearly 30,000 ISKCON devotees, and 20 to 25 senior Srila Prabhupada disciples.
  • Beautiful Eco-Friendly Temple Opens on Outskirts of Pune
    An incredible 25,000 devotees attended the opening of a brand new temple in Ravet on the outskirts of Pune, India this March 21st through 22nd. The construction began in February 2009, and now, exactly six years after Radhanath Swami had performed the groundbreaking ceremony, the new temple has been inaugurated.
  • ISKCON Pune’s Art Competition Breaks World Record
    An art competition organized by ISKCON Pune has found a place in GUINESS WORLD RECORDS™ by becoming the Largest Art Competition in the World.
  • Jayapataka Swami Attends Pune Festival
    Pune, India this year. With over 5,000 devotees attending from India and abroad, festivities stretching over four days, and a host of special guests including Radhanatha Swami, Chandramauli Swami, Bhakti Visrambha Madhava Swami and Bhakti Charu Swami, it was a big festival for the city. But most exciting for many devotees was the rumored fifth special guest – Jayapataka Swami.