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  • Wikipedia’s Main Page Shows Growing Recognition of Gaudiya Vaishnavism

    Wikipedia. With 30 million articles written by volunteers worldwide, the free Internet encyclopedia receives nearly 500 million unique visitors a month, and is the fifth most popular website in the world. Since 2011, topics and personalities of importance to Gaudiya Vaishnavas and ISKCON devotees have been appearing, with increasing regularity, on Wikipedia’s main page.

  • Wikipedia Commemorates Bhaktivinoda Thakura’s 100th Disappearance Day

    Today, for the whole day of June 23rd, Wikipedia is commemorating Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s 100th disappearance anniversary by a clickable reference to his article, complete with his photograph on its Main page. The Wikipedia section "On this day…" is dedicated to promoting events of global significance.

  • Prabhupada on Wikipedia Front Page Again
    On July 17th, 2011, the Wikipedia`s front page featured an article about Srila Prabhupada appearance at San Francisco`s Mantra Rock Dance event in 1967. On January 29th, 2011, already millions had the chance to see the poster and read the blurb of the famous performance, however, this time it was a full, featured article, with many details in it.
  • Millions See Prabhupada on Wikipedia Homepage
    On January 29th, 2011, millions of people saw Srila Prabhupada and read his name and a blurb about the Mantra-rock dance. A poster advertising the event was pictured on Wikipedia’s homepage on that day, the forty-fourth anniversary of the dance.
  • Vanipedia Prabhupada Research Program to Go Online

    Vanipedia, a new program  being developed by the Prabhupada Vani Research Academy based in Radhadesh, Belgium, represents a seismic change in the way we can approach Srila Prabhupada's teachings. Why? Because for the first time it enables lSKCON devotees web access to reference whatever they do with Srila Prabhupada's instructions by providing a means of easily sifting through the vast mountain of literature and teachings left by Srila Prabhupada.