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How Much Are You Worth? — The Vedic Observer

If we analyze our bodies we'll find nothing more than a barrelful of water and five or six dollars' worth of chemicals. Yet if we meditate on our selves—who…

ISKCON Free Clinic

ISKCON Free Clinic

The Minister for Health and Family Welfare in Maharashtra state, presided at the inaugural ceremonies for ISKCONs new free clinic and dispensary, the Bhaktivedanta Institute.…

Every Town and Village

Every Town and Village

In July ISKCON devotees paid a visit to R. Premadasa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. They presented Mr. Premadasa with several books about the philosophy of Krsna consciousness, including Bhagavad-gita…

Hare Krishna Food Relief in Kenya

Hare Krishna Food Relief in Kenya

ISKCON Food Relief workers are providing meals for thousands. The food is called prasada, "the Lord's mercy," since it is offered to Lord Krsna. A team of volunteers works adjacent…

Every Town and Village

Every Town and Village

A look at the worldwide activities of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) India’s Desai Confers with ISKCON Leaders In March three members of ISKCON’s governing board met with…

The Vedic Observer

Houston: The Roofs Not All That’s Sliding by Jayadvaita Svami A short time back I spent a few days in Houston, Texas, and while there I visited a friend who…

Srila Prabhupada Departs in Vrindavan 1977

At 7:20 p.m. on November 14, 1977, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada departed from this world. At the time, he was in his quarters at the Krsna-Balarama temple…

ISKCON News: Farm in Florida

ISKCON News: Farm in Florida

Even the residents of South Honda have never heard of the Jobaticaba tree or the star apple tree. Yet there they are, right on an 8.5-acre estate that fifty devotees…

ISKCON News: Professor Eulogizes Bhagavad-gita As It Is

ISKCON News: Professor Eulogizes Bhagavad-gita As It Is

Concepts of the self, duty, personal attainment, and self-reliance—all facets of a world germane to Emerson and Thoreau and their contemporaries—now become clear in this rich edition.…

ISKCON News: Krishna Takes the Cake

ISKCON News: Krishna Takes the Cake

The event climaxed with a special gift to Lord Krishna: a half-ton cake shaped like an ancient Indian palace, complete with domes and balconies, colored lights, nectar-showering fountains, and gingerbread…

ISKCON News: ISKCON at the United Nations

ISKCON News: ISKCON at the United Nations

ISKCON's outdoor tent-exhibit, entitled "Simple Living, High Thinking," drew rousing applause from thousands of visitors. Considerable praise went to ISKCON's plans for a model city in Mayapura, India.…

ISKCON News: Prabhupada Begins Tour

ISKCON News: Prabhupada Begins Tour

On June 1, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada stepped from a plane at Los Angeles International Airport and began his summer tour of the United States. …

ISKCON News: Tenth Anniversary of ISKCON

ISKCON News: Tenth Anniversary of ISKCON

July 6, 1976, marks the tenth anniversary of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. In only a decade, ISKCON has grown into a worldwide confederation of more than one hundred…

ISKCON News: Vedic Psychology Explained

ISKCON News: Vedic Psychology Explained

Last April 9 in Los Angeles, an overflow crowd of two hundred psychologists attended a symposium on Krishna consciousness at the Western Psychology Association convention.…

ISKCON News: Relieving the Relieving the Religious War

ISKCON News: Relieving the Relieving the Religious War

A brief look at the worldwide activities of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness Relieving the “Religious” War Years of bitter fighting, terrorist bombings, armored cars, and patrolling troops have…

ISKCON News: ISKCON Joins Mummers Parade

ISKCON News: ISKCON Joins Mummers Parade

With roots in pre-colonial America, Philadelphia's New Year's Day Mummers' Parade of elaborately costumed string bands and colorful floats has been a city-sponsored classic since 1901. This year's parade was…

ISKCON News: Book Distribution Climbs 34.5% in 1975

ISKCON News: Book Distribution Climbs 34.5% in 1975

Defying the serious recession that slowed the world economy in 1975, ISKCON devotees increased their sale of Krishna conscious literature last year by more than one third over 1974. The…

ISKCON News — Srila Prabhupada on Tour

ISKCON News — Srila Prabhupada on Tour

A recent tour of Africa took Srila Prabhupada through East and South Africa, and to the island state of Mauritius, six hundred miles off the coast of Madagascar. There he…

Farm Report: New Tennessee Farm

ISKCON devotees from Atlanta purchased a 250-acre farm in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains of southern with beautiful green hillsides for pasturing the cows.…

ISKCON News: Courts Rule in Favor of Krishna!

ISKCON News: Courts Rule in Favor of Krishna!

Two recent court decisions confirming ISKCON's right to conduct its public programs have increased the scope of the Society's activities.The judge declared that the thirty devotees going to the fair…