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“Krishna Temple Is Labor of Love”

“Krishna Temple Is Labor of Love”

Something of a minor marvel is taking shape in the hills of Marshall County, where members of the Hare Krishna religious community have sacrificed over the past four years to…

The Rathayatra Festival’s Inspiration

The Rathayatra Festival’s Inspiration

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada brought the ancient Indian Ratha-yatra, the Festival of the Chariots, to the West in 1967. That year Srila Prabhupada held the festival in…

Puri — City of Jagannatha

Puri — City of Jagannatha

The sacred city of Puri is one of India's most popular attractions for pilgrims and tourists. Situated on the shore of the Bay of Bengal, this city of 80,000 is…

The Sovereign Who Served the Lord

The Sovereign Who Served the Lord

About five hundred years ago, Orissa was ruled by King Prataparudra. He was a sincere devotee of Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and he worshiped Him in the form…

Celebrating the Birth of Lord Krishna

Celebrating the Birth of Lord Krishna

5000 years ago, Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, appeared in Vrindavan, India. An occasion of great joy for His devotees, His birthday, Janmastami, was celebrated with opulence and gaiety.…

The Appearance of Lord Jagannatha

The Appearance of Lord Jagannatha

The King began to hear about an incarnation of Lord Visnu named Nila-madhava. He then became very inspired and sent different brahmanas to search for and inquire about Lord Nila-madhava.…

Ratha-yatra – An Ancient Festival Comes to the West

At the same time that Lord Jagannatha was being pulled through Jagannatha Puri in three giant carts with millions of pilgrims in attendance, Srila Prabhupada and his young friends would…

Elevation to Ecstasy

Elevation to Ecstasy

This Ratha Yatra festival has been going on for more than 2,000 years in the city of Jagannatha Puri. Jagannatha means "the universe," and natha means "the Lord." …

The Ratha-yatra festival in Downtown Chicago

The Ratha-yatra festival in Downtown Chicago

Ratha-yatra is an ancient festival glorifying Lord Jagannatha, the Supreme Lord of the universe. it is not an Indian or Hindu festival. It could just as easily be London's Trafalgar…

Traveling and Preaching with Radha Damodara

Everywhere we hold Krishna conscious festivals. People become inspired to join us. Soon we hope to see hundreds of buses bringing these blissful festivals to every town and village.…

Three Occasions for Transcendental Festivals

Three Occasions for Transcendental Festivals

Three festival days of special celebration for all devotees occur during August and September. Janmastami, Vyasa-puja of Srila Prabhupada and Radhastami.…

Hare Krishna Festival, Heidelberg, Germany

Hare Krishna Festival, Heidelberg, Germany

What is a Hare Krishna festival? It is a transcendental event organized for the pleasure of the Supreme Lord, Krishna. Just as in the material world a meeting or event…

The Festival of the Chariots

The Festival of the Chariots

Every summer in dozens of cities across the earth, Ratha-yatra—the Festival of the Chariots—blossoms like a multicolored lotus flower. Red, yellow, and green silk canopies tower above the chariots and…

Festivals of India Come West

Festivals of India Come West

The festival shows how Vedic concepts and the Vedic lifestyle are, ever relevant in guiding human society and in fulfilling man's quest for timeless knowledge. The festival is always "a…

Holy Rathayatra Festival in London

Holy Rathayatra Festival in London

The mammoth chariot lumbered down through the heart of London, while on all sides thousands chanted and danced in ecstasy. Piccadilly Circus overflowed with the masses who lined the streets…

Holy Rathayatra Festival in Tokyo

Holy Rathayatra Festival in Tokyo

In the tradition of Lord Caitanya, the Rathayatra Festival was celebrated by ISKCON devotees in Tokyo. The Supreme Lord Sri Krsna's realm is everywhere, and the chanting of the holy…

ISKCON’S Holy Rathayatra Festival

ISKCON’S Holy Rathayatra Festival

The potency of the yearly Rathayatra Festival is inconceivably great. As pictured here, thousands and thousands of people participated in the 1970 Rathayatra Festival, which was celebrated simultaneously in San…

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