New Introductory Course by Karuna Care Education
Bhaktivedanta Manor Appeals to Protection in Bangladesh
Many of us feel compassion for others’ suffering and would like to help but don’t know-how. Karuna Care Education is now offering three Introductory Courses to answer this need:
ISKCON Kolkata Candlelight Protest for Bangladesh
ISKCON Appeals for Protection of Minorities in Bangladesh
Attacks on Hindu Temples and Communities Must Be Stopped
Health update of H.H.Bhakti Chaitanya Swami
On October 17th, 2021, ISKCON Kolkata organized a candlelight protest in response to the ongoing atrocities in Bangladesh and the destruction of the ISKCON Noakhali Bangladesh temple.
TOVP:Jaya and Vijaya Moved to Their Permanent Location
Maharaj had a Doppler ultrasound today which showed that he has Deep Vein Thrombosis(DVT) of his left lower limb (blood clots in the veins of the lower limbs). There are various contributing factors. The DVT has resulted in a pulmonary embolus and this is the reason for his breathing difficulty over the past few days. He is currently on treatment and will need to be for the next few months. The next few days are crucial to his recovery.
Books Are The Basis Week: Starts September 22nd, 2021
The transfer of the murtis of Jaya and Vijaya, the two divine gatekeepers of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, to their permanent place at the main entrance to the temple is complete.
Seeking Prayers for the Passing of His Grace Yajna Hotra
Mark your calendars. Books Are the Basis festival is being celebrated on September 22nd-28th, 2021, immediately after Bhadra Purnima on September 21st, 2021.
Karuna Care to Host Virtual Radhastami Festival
Seeking prayers for Yajna Hotra who passed away on Sunday, September 5th,
2021 from heart failure. He was born on May 26th, 1950 in Winnipeg.
Job Announcement: Careers Opportunities at New Vrindaban
Karuna Care Education invites you to participate in a virtual Radhastami celebration in three international time zones.
Please join us and bring a quote, story, song, picture, or anything that has inspired you about the glories of Srimati Radharani!
Bhaktivedanta Manor 3-Day Ticketed Janmastami: More than 35,000 People to Attend
ISKCON New Vrindaban (INV) is currently recruiting a Temple President
and a Vice President. As New Vrindaban is a very large ISKCON
project, these two positions will be responsible for handling essential
operations. They will work together as a team and share the
responsibility and will work under the supervision of the INV Board of
Directors which includes the local GBC:
ISKCON Represents Hinduism at Global Interfaith Event
Three-day ticketed event for Janmashtami with an expected 35,000 people visiting over the weekend.
Srila Prabhupada Featured in an Indian Secondary School Textbook
Madhusmita Das, represented ISKCON at the global interfaith convention was held in the City Montessori School in Lucknow, India, on August 5th, 2021.
Nrsingha Chaitanya Das passes away
Srila Prabhupada is featured in the "Saints of India" chapter in Indian high school textbooks in the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) in 2021.
ISKCON Works with University in India to "Revolutionize Agriculture" in Maharashtra
His Grace Nrsingha Chaitanya Das(ACBSP) has passed away in Vrindavan, where he lived for many years at the MVT. He was initiated by Srila Prabhupada in 1971 at New Dwarka, Los Angeles. On the auspicious occasion of Hariyali Teej, on August 11th, he departed from this world due to cardiac arrest. Devotees found him his bed around 10:30 A.M. IST and he looked peaceful as always.
ISKCON Punjabi Bagh Congregation Sets Goals for Srila Prabhupada's 125th Anniversary
ISKCON unites with an Indian agriculture university (DBSKKV) to bring about agricultural reforms and change patterns of farming in Maharashtra.
Riots in South Africa: Deities and Residents Moved from Durban Temple
ISKCON Punjabi Bagh has planned year-long celebrations to mark the momentous event.
Updates From Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies
Ramai Swami Undergoes Heart Attack
As of July 13th evening, the senior devotees, ladies, and other Temple residents have taken shelter at the house of various devotees in safer areas. The Deities also have been moved to a safer place, on the advice of local law enforcement groups said ISKCON Communications Director of South Africa, Nanda Kishore Das.
Queen's Award for Voluntary Service Given to Food For All Charity in the UK
Former GBC Chairman Ramai Swami has suffered a heart attack and was briefly hospitalized. According to current GBC Chairman, Bhakti Caitanya Swami, Ramai Swami underwent a surgical procedure to have a stent placed in his heart, and "He should be out of the hospital tomorrow or the day after." Ramai Swami, who is based in Australia, was GBC Chairman during the 2020-2021 sessions.
Chief Justice of India Seeks Blessings of Sri Sri Radha Govinda at Tirupati
Food For All has been awarded the Queen's Award for voluntary service, the highest award in charity service.
Gita Made Easy Course 2021
The Honorable Chief Justice of India, Shri NV Ramana visits ISKCON Tirupati
ISKCON Vaishnavi Ministry: Healthy Families, Strong Communities
Study Gita-Chennai is launching Gita Made Easy Course 2021. This course is free of cost and T is available in both English and Tamil
Right Use of Power Course
In a lecture on March 8, 1966, Srila Prabhupada instructed that if we want to do something good for our families we should try to make them Krishna Conscious, then our lives will be successful. Communities are the sum of the individuals who make up those communities. If our family units are strong then the communities that we collectively represent will be strong as well.
People seeking help are in a position in which they must trust in the knowledge and guidance of their caregiver or guide. This results in a greater-than-ordinary vulnerability. Consequently, people are unusually susceptible to harm and confusion through misuses (either under- or overuse) of power and influence.