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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…

Hridayananda Appoints Himself to Continue Prabhupada’s Bhagavatam Translation…

Hridayananda Appoints Himself to Continue Prabhupada’s Bhagavatam Translation…

Srila Hridayananda dasa Goswami, thought of putting himself to the challenge. He had never formally studied Sanskrit—but he knew the Sanskrit basics, he had something of a genius for languages,…

Five New Books Published

Five New Books Published

If there's one thing His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada taught his disciples, it was to publish as many books as possible on the science of Krsna consciousness and…

Prabhupada’s Palace: “It Sure Beats the White House!”

Prabhupada’s Palace: “It Sure Beats the White House!”

Senator Byrd inquired about the religious background of the New Vrindaban Community, where the Palace is located, and took with him a copy of Bhagavad-gita As It Is. …

Ravana Killed, Rama Reigns in Washington

Ravana Killed, Rama Reigns in Washington

For the United States this was the first formal installation of a Deity of Rama, an incarnation of Krsna who personifies perfect government leadership.…

Mayor Praises Vancouver Ratha-yatra

Mayor Praises Vancouver Ratha-yatra

The Ratha-yatra Festival of the Chariots, celebrated here annually for the last five years by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, has apparently won the hearts of British Columbia's officialdom.…

100,000 Attend Ratha-yatra in L.A.

100,000 Attend Ratha-yatra in L.A.

This summer a record 100,000 people took part in the fifth annual Hare Krsna Ratha-yatra Festival of the Chariots at Venice Beach, California—the largest such festival in the Western Hemisphere.…

Hare Krsna Among the Eskimos

Hare Krsna Among the Eskimos

Two women recently traveled 850 miles from Edmonton to this lonely outpost in Canada's Northwest Territories to spread the message of Krsna consciousness.…

Hare Krishna—Now a Dictionary Word

Hare Krishna—Now a Dictionary Word

Hare Krishna is now a dictionary word: "Hare Krishna. A religious sect based on Vedic scriptures, whose followers engage in joyful congregational chanting of God's name: founded in the U.S.…

Sita-Rama Installed Near London

Sita-Rama Installed Near London

Recently at the Bhaktivedanta Manor, the country asrama of the Krsna consciousness movement near London, devotees installed the Deity forms of Lord Ramacandra (Krsna's incarnation as a perfect king) and…

Govinda’s Restaurant in Tehran

Govinda’s Restaurant in Tehran

Through months of political turmoil, the devotees continued their distribution of sanctified food 'prasadam' and their work of propagating love of God according to the teachings of the Bhagavad-gita. …

The World of Hare Krsna Film

The World of Hare Krsna Film

the film takes us on a world tour of the activities of the devotees today: publishing, illustrating, and distributing Krsna conscious literature in Paris; congregationally chanting the names of God…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on “Brainwashing”

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on “Brainwashing”

On “Brainwashing” Last October a Queens, New York, grand jury leveled charges of extortion and “imprisonment through brainwashing” against New York ISKCON Temple President Adi-Kesava Swami. In mid-February of this…

ISKCON News — Ratha Yatra Day Proclaimed in San Francisco

ISKCON News — Ratha Yatra Day Proclaimed in San Francisco

In a proclamation issued June 23, 1975, Mayor Joseph L. Alioto established July 20 as "Ratha-Yatra Day" in San Francisco. Ratha-Yatra is a large festival sponsored in San Francisco and…

ISKCON News

ISKCON News

Scholars and librarians are falling in love with Prabhupada's books. The libraries of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Swarthmore and dozens of other major universities have placed standing orders for for all…