A Letter of Condolence from ISKCON UK on the Passing of Prince Philip
News Brief: ISKCON Baroda Vaccine Clinic
On the morning of 9th April, Buckingham Palace in London announced that Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99. The community of ISKCON in the UK and around the world are saddened by the loss, and deeply admired his remarkable life of dedicated service.
Sanskrit Epics Animated in Stone - A New Exhibit in the Philadelphia Museum of Art
In Gujrat, India ISKCON Vadodara aka Baroda has hosted the first ISKCON organized COVID-19 vaccine clinic on April 6th, 2021. The clinic was hosted at the temple’s basement hall, with the first dose of vaccination completed for 160 people during the clinic’s 11am-5 pm hours.
MEPs slam Brussels over ‘beefatarian’ campaign to promote meat
There are scenes from the Mahabharata and the Ramayana carved in stone, and a pillared temple hall—or mandapa—that fills up an entire gallery.
Women in Many Countries Face Harassment for Clothing Deemed Too Religious – Or Too Secular
Lawmakers say the EU-funded initiative to promote meat-eating undermines Green Deal goals to cut emissions.
The Vatican's Message for Deepavali
Religious restrictions around the world often target women, who in many countries face censure because their clothing is considered too religious – or not religious enough.
World Council of Churches Greets Hindus on Diwali
Christians and Hindus:Rekindling Positivity and Hope during the Covid-19 Pandemic and Beyond.
Pope Francis Names Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory First African American Cardinal
"The WCC recalls with gratitude the partnership we have enjoyed with our Hindu partners in the pursuit of justice and peace."
U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
Gregory is one of 13 cardinals in the new class Francis announced Sunday, a promotion that comes as he is trying to rebuild trust in an archdiocese rocked by sexual abuse cases.
21 African Countries Are Joining Together to Build a 4,750-mile Wall of Trees
But American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways
TED Talks: "Let's Make The World Wild Again"
Nearly two dozen African nations are now committed to build and maintain the “Great Green Wall,” a chain of forests and woodlands spreading across the entire continent.
How River Yamuna Cleaned Itself In 60 Days Of Coronavirus Lockdown
Earth, humanity and nature are inextricably interconnected. To restore us all back to health, we need to "rewild" the world, says environmental activist Kristine Tompkins.
The End of Meat Is Here
Two months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their disposal - clean up the Yamuna river.
Princeton Researchers Discover That Home Gardening Is Basically The Answer to Society’s Ills
Our hand has been reaching for the doorknob for the last few years. Covid-19 has kicked open the door.
Very Important News From Mayapur
The study tracked 370 Minneapolis-St. Paul residents’ emotional well-being through common activities like walking, bus riding, shopping, and eating out.
Animal Cruelty Is Officially a Nationwide Felony in the US
Church of England Says Christians Must Repent for Past Antisemitism
Those who may want to come to Mayapur from China, or other countries and areas in close proximity to outbreaks of this virus, or those with any symptoms of fever, cough, runny nose or breathing difficulties please refrain from coming to Mayapur until further advise.
India Air Pollution at 'Unbearable Levels', Delhi Minister Says
Document acknowledges Christians’ part in persecution of Jewish people over centuries.
America’s First Urban ‘Agrihood’ Feeds 2,000 Households for Free
An Indian health ministry official said the city's pollution monitors did not have enough digits to accurately record pollution levels, which he called a "disaster".
Harvard Is Going Vegan to Save the Planet
The Michigan Urban Agriculture Initiative is an agrihood centers around urban agriculture, and offers fresh, local produce to around 2,000 households for free.
Harvard plans to focus promoting plant-based food as part of a commitment to reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030.