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Pope John Paul II Gets Krishna Books

Pope John Paul II Gets Krishna Books

At the Vatican recently, Pope John Paul II received from Kirtiraja dasa Polish editions of Srila Prabhupada's Bhagavad-gita As It Is and Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Said the…

Los Angeles Sankirtan

An example of spreading Krishna Consciousness is found in the activities of the devotees at the Los Angeles Radha Krishna Temple, who are engaged in a full program of Sankirtan…

Los Angeles Chariot Festival Draws 250,000

Los Angeles Chariot Festival Draws 250,000

Following a religious tradition observed for thousands of years in Jagannatha Puri, India, the devotees of the Hare Krsna temple here celebrated their seventh annual Ratha-yatra Chariot Festival recently.…

London ISKCON Yatra 1969

London ISKCON Yatra 1969

In January 1969 the sound of HARE KRISHNA vibrated across Britain's "Today" program on Thames television as millions of viewers throughout the country began to fall in love with the…

English Punk-Rocker Lora Logic Sings for Krsna

English Punk-Rocker Lora Logic Sings for Krsna

Lora Logic, the English punk-rock singer and saxophonist, is now a full-time devotee in the Hare Krsna movement.…

U.S. Senator Gets Srimad-Bhagavatam

U.S. Senator Gets Srimad-Bhagavatam

"I am overwhelmed," said Senator Charles Mathias (R-Md.) recently upon receiving the Srimad-Bhagavatam from ISKCON life member Dr. Vibhakara Mody. …

George Harrison Visits Mayapur

George Harrison Visits Mayapur

Former Beatle George Harrison, an old friend of the Hare Krsna movement, recently paid his first visit to the ISKCON center at this holy place of pilgrimage. George took part…

Building Africa’s Largest Temple

Building Africa’s Largest Temple

With the generous financial help of South Africa's Indian community, Hare Krsna devotees are building the largest temple of Lord Krsna on the African continent.…

Children of God

Children of God

You can have BACK TO GODHEAD delivered to your home by mail every month. To take advantage of our special reduced-rate offer—and get a FREE GIFT besides—just fill out the…

Australian Prime Minister Praises Devotees

Australian Prime Minister Praises Devotees

A meeting with the acting prime minister and the opening of a long-awaited bridge highlighted a recent festival at the Hare Krsna farm community here.…

Govinda’s Restaurant Opens in Tirupati

Govinda’s Restaurant Opens in Tirupati

In Tirupati, along the seven-mile-long mountain path to the temple of Lord Venkatesvara (a form of Lord Krsna), pilgrims stop for rest and refreshment at the newly opened Govinda's Restaurant.…

BTG: You Won’t See it on the Streets Anymore…

The big change is that no longer will we be a magazine you see now and then or pick up when you meet a devotee on the street. At least…

West Gets First Lord Nrsimhadeva Deity

West Gets First Lord Nrsimhadeva Deity

Now, for the first time outside India, a Deity of Lord Nrsimhadeva has been formally installed in a temple—the temple at Nava-Jiyada-Nrsimha-Ksetra, the Hare Krsna farm deep in the Bavarian…

A New FATE in Detroit

A New FATE in Detroit

The First American Transcendental Experience (FATE), an elaborate multimedia diorama museum, includes six beautifully detailed dioramas illustrating pastimes of Krsna taken from the Srimad-Bhagavatam.…

Hare Krsna Leaders Meet India’s President

Hare Krsna Leaders Meet India’s President

Recently the president of India, His Excellency Sri Giani Zail Singh, cordially received three leaders of the Hare Krsna movement. They gave President Singh a set of Srila Prabhupada's books.…

London Chariot Festival

London Chariot Festival

Last summer, thousands of tourists sightseeing in the center of this city may have been more than a little surprised to see a forty-foot-high, gaily decorated chariot being pulled around…

New Books in Thai and Indonesian

New Books in Thai and Indonesian

The Bangkok branch of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) has published two new books in Thai: Beyond Birth and Death and The Perfection of Yoga.…

Devotee Paints Mural for Civic Center

Devotee Paints Mural for Civic Center

A 12-foot by 20-foot mural entitled "French Explorers" has been painted by Muralidhara dasa, a devotee at the New Vrindaban farm community, for the Wheeling Civic Center.…

Bhaktivedanta Hilltop School Enrolls 425

Bhaktivedanta Hilltop School Enrolls 425

The Hare Krsna movement has opened a gurukula school that has won a warm response from local parents. More than 425 children have enrolled in Bhaktivedanta Hilltop School and are…

ISKCON GBC Adds New Spiritual Masters…

ISKCON GBC Adds New Spiritual Masters…

This year the GBC gave their blessings to three of Prabhupada's closest disciples to begin accepting disciples. Second, the GBC gave the go-ahead for some two dozen seasoned preachers to…