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  • Senior Devotees Share Prabhupada Memories With Youth for 125th Anniversary Zoom Series

    In honor of Srila Prabhupada’s 125th birth anniversary, a special Zoom series for teens and youth will run this August, in which Prabhupada disciples will share memories of serving the ISKCON Founder-Acharya during their own youth. 

  • ISKCON Sydney Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha’s Installation

    In a five-day festival from May 22nd to 26th, ISKCON of Sydney, Australia celebrated the 50th anniversary of the installation of their presiding Deities Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha. 

  • Sydney Devotees Construct Detailed Jagannath Puri Replica

    When devotees at the ISKCON temple in Sydney, Australia, couldn’t organize their regular full-fledged outdoor Rathayatra festival due to COVID-19 restrictions, they decided to bring the whole city of Puri and a new custom-built chariot into their temple room for a small indoor Rathayatra.

  • Historic Sydney ISKCON 50 Show Released on Youtube, DVD

    “Transcendental Journey: Hare Krishna Celebrates 50 Years,” an historic variety stage production put on by Australian devotees for ISKCON 50, is now available on Youtube and for pre-order on DVD. The film is a nearly two-hour presentation that cuts together the best bits from the show’s matinee and evening performances at the famous Sydney Opera House on August 20th, 2016. Professionally shot with ten cameras and edited by technical director Deva Gaura Hari Das, the film seamlessly blends live acts and narrative slideshow segments.

  • Sydney Opera House: '50 Years of Hare Krishna' Show
  • 50th Celebrations at the Sydney Opera House Attract Devotees from Around the World

    ISKCON’s 50th Anniversary was commemorated in style in Sydney, Australia from August 19 to 21 with a weekend of celebrations. The weekend’s events started on Friday night with Bhakti Film Fest and a patron’s dinner. The highlight of the weekend was a theatrical, musical, and multimedia performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House with 800people attending two performances.

  • Sydney Opera House ISKCON 50 Event Sells Out in Three Days

    Back in January 1967, Mukunda Goswami was instrumental in putting on The Mantra Rock Dance in San Francisco, a key counter-cultural event of its time that put Srila Prabhupada and his disciples on the map. Now, nearly fifty years later, he has been a driving force in organizing the hugely ambitious Transcendental Journey, a spectacular show at Australian landmark the Sydney Opera House in celebration of ISKCON’s 50th anniversary.

  • Sydney Opera House to Host ISKCON 50th Celebration

    A world-class show celebrating ISKCON’s 50th anniversary is set to play at the iconic Sydney Opera House in Australia on Saturday August 20th, 2016. 

  • Sydney Ratha Yatra Praised by Australian Member of Parliament

    On 16th May, ISKCON held its annual Ratha Yatra Festival it Parramatta, Sydney. The program was a great success, it was also attended by Julie Owens Member of the Australian Parliament. On May 27th, Julie Owens in a speech given in the Parliament House expressed her heartfelt appreciation of the Ratha Yatra festival

  • Devotees Chant for Peace in the Aftermath of the Sydney Siege

    An armed man took 17 hostages in a cafe in Sydney's central business district on Monday. Two hostages as well as the gunman died in the incident. Sydnyers are coming to terms with the tragic loss of life during the siege on Tuesday, by adding to a rapidly expanding floral tribute in Martin Place. To help the healing process ISKCON devotees led by Indradyumna Swami have been chanting and doing Harinama nearby. 

  • Panel Discussion on “Spiritual Science and Modern Education” at Macquarie University, Sydney

    An interfaith panel discussion on the topic of “Spiritual Science and Modern Education” was held at the Macquarie University, Sydney on April 29, 2014. The panellists were Bhakti Rasamrita Swami who spoke on the topic from the perspective of Gaudiya Vaisnavasim and Mr. Kamal Saleh who spoke in the context of Islam.

  • Sydney Ratha Yatra: A Garland of Spiritual Devotion

    Sydney Australia: A garland of spiritual devotion weaved its way through the heart of Sydney today as the annual Sydney Ratha Yatra was celebrated by devotees and well wishers of Lord Krishna.

  • Vedic Leadership Seminar in Sydney, Australia

    On August 7th an 8th, 2010, almost 60 devotees gathered in Sydney, Australia to attend a Vedic Leadership seminar presented by Bhakti-Vidya Purna Swami. The seminar was held over two days with profits donated to the Mayapur Gurukula, to fund scholarships and other requirements.

  • Part Bollywood Glitz, Part Other-Worldly Bliss
    It may represent the grand, horse-drawn chariot of Lord Jagganatha, a form of the Indian deity Krishna, but rules are rules on Sydney roads.
  • Harinamas a Festive Hit in Sydney
    December is one of the busiest months of the year for most people in the western world. The hustle and bustle of the city is intensified as people shop for Christmas presents and prepare for the new year ahead.