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ISKCON Float Wins a Top Prize in Melbourne Parade

ISKCON Float Wins a Top Prize in Melbourne Parade

At the center of the float was a sculpture of two swans swimming on a pond, and on either side, wearing colorful Indian costumes, sat devotee women and children portraying…

Bombay Ratha-yatra Festival Biggest Ever

Bombay Ratha-yatra Festival Biggest Ever

This year's Ratha-yatra festival was Bombay's largest yet. The cart rolled through downtown Bombay for five hours, and the devotees on the cart tossed to the enthusiastic parade viewers half…

Governments Aid “Food For Life”

Governments Aid “Food For Life”

A new Hare Krsna Food for Life program in Paris is distributing one thousand meals daily, and a proposal was recently made to increase the distribution to three thousand meals…

ISKCON Pada-yatra Reaching Millions in India

ISKCON Pada-yatra Reaching Millions in India

ISKCON inaugurated the pada-yatra to celebrate the five-hundredth anniversary of the appearance of Lord Caitanya, who is Krsna Himself appearing in the role of His own devotee to teach the…

ISKCON Opens Temple In South Africa

ISKCON Opens Temple In South Africa

Thousands attended Diwali celebrations here recently at the nearly-completed Sri Sri Radha-Radhanatha temple. The temple, covering more than four hilltop acres, is the joint effort of ISKCON devotees and South…

ISKCON Feeds Philippine Disaster Victims

ISKCON Feeds Philippine Disaster Victims

When Typhoon Nitang devastated the Philippines in September, killing 1,500 people by a tidal wave, devotees from the local Hare Krsna Food for Life program were immediately on hand here.…

ISKCON Begins 4,000-Mile Pilgrimage

ISKCON Begins 4,000-Mile Pilgrimage

The a pada-yatra, or "walking festival," is traveling a four-thousand-mile pilgrimage route, passing through all the holy places Lord Caitanya visited on His South Indian tour. …

A Temple on the New York Sidewalks

A Temple on the New York Sidewalks

An Indian-style temple at the foot of a Manhattan skyscraper? Not for long. Aindra dasa's van, transformed into an ornate temple, appears at different places in New York City every…

Dutch Parliamentary Report Endorses ISKCON

Dutch Parliamentary Report Endorses ISKCON

The 320-page report, prepared over the last four years by the Dutch Parliament Committee on New Religious Movements, had many favorable things to say about the Hare Krsna movement.…

Heliodorus Column Proves Western Krsna Devotees 2200 years ago

Heliodorus Column Proves Western Krsna Devotees 2200 years ago

The Heliodorus column's inscription is irrefutable evidence the philosophy of Krsna consciousness had made an impact on Western minds at least twenty-two hundred years ago.…

KHQN Now Broadcasting Krsna Consciousness

KHQN Now Broadcasting Krsna Consciousness

Formerly a country-western station, KHQN (1480 on the am dial) recently began broadcasting "The Sound of Transcendence" fifteen hours a day, seven days a week.…

Festival of India Tours U.S.

Festival of India Tours U.S.

"Festival of India" is a dramatic presentation of ISKCON's cultural and philosophical heritage. Exhibits on vegetarian cooking, reincarnation, spiritual education, and karma—to name a few—attract thousands.…

Indira Gandhi Accepts Bhagavatam

Indira Gandhi Accepts Bhagavatam

"Hare Krsna," the prime minister said, and Haridasa dasa, the first Muslim to become a Hare Krsna devotee in India, presented her with part three of the First Canto of…

The Life Story of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The Life Story of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Bala Books recently announced the publication of The Life Story of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, a biography of ISKCON's founder and spiritual master told through simple text…

Lotus-Flower Float Dazzles Cotton Bowl Crowd

Lotus-Flower Float Dazzles Cotton Bowl Crowd

The new year began here on an ecstatic note at the twenty-seventh annual Cotton Bowl Festival and Parade as a crowd of one hundred thousand and a national television audience…

ISKCON Food for Life in Major Cities

ISKCON Food for Life in Major Cities

Miami—The ISKCON Food for Life program is in full swing here and in other cities across the United States and abroad. …

Opening of Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi in Vrindavan

Opening of Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi in Vrindavan

The two-story marble memorial, complete with ornate balconies and winding staircases and featuring photo and sculpture exhibits, stands adjacent to the Krishna-Balaram temple.…

New Temple for ISKCON Vancouver

New Temple for ISKCON Vancouver

After five years of patient effort and a heroic last-minute marathon, the devotees of the ISKCON center in Vancouver have completed building an ornate Vedic-style temple for their worshipable Deities,…

The Auto Industry: Going Nowhere Fast

The Auto Industry: Going Nowhere Fast

The 170 million motor vehicles registered in the United States pump 80 million tons of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, and hydrocarbons into the air annually.…

Beatle John Lennon With Montreal Devotees

"I found out what being famous was like. It's a drag responsibility. I spent a long time looking; meditation in India and all that. It was all okay, you know,…