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Vedic cuisine — The Taste of Another World

Vedic cuisine — The Taste of Another World

Delicious, traditional Vedic cuisine was part of the legacy Krsna consciousness brought to Western shores. Eating, like everything else for Krsna devotees, is a part of the complete spiritual experience…

Prabhupada’s Palace — “A Beautiful Setting for a Diamond”

Prabhupada’s Palace — “A Beautiful Setting for a Diamond”

As we began to work on Prabhupada's home, it began to take on the shape of a palace. This was not the original conception—the original idea was rather modest.…

Prabhupada’s Palace—”It Looks Like Heaven”

Prabhupada’s Palace—”It Looks Like Heaven”

We didn't have, any kind of professionally drawn architectural plan. It's not a matter of what inspired the Palace. It's a matter of who inspired the Palace. That was His…

Krsna Consciousness in Historical Perspective

Krsna Consciousness in Historical Perspective

The Krsna consciousness movement is part of an important tradition of devotional faith, the Gaudiya Vaisnava tradition, which began in the sixteenth century with Sri Caitanya, but which participates in…

250,000 attend ISKCON Janmastami Festivals

250,000 attend ISKCON Janmastami Festivals

Recently, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness held a three-day festival in 115 cities worldwide. The celebration honored Janmastami (the day Lord Krsna made His advent in this world) and…

Varied Talents Varied Training

Varied Talents Varied Training

The boys rise at 4 A.M., and at 4:30 they go to the temple to take part in chanting and dancing. First they sing prayers to the spiritual master, and…

For God or Guinness

For God or Guinness

Brace yourself: we're in for it again. Here they come—more and more of 'em, and getting more scary all the time. Nuclear weapons. What to do?…

President of Zanzibar Welcomes an ISKCON Guru

President of Zanzibar Welcomes an ISKCON Guru

When the group arrived at the Zanzibar airport, members of Parliament, national television correspondents, and leading citizens welcomed Navayogendra Swami.…

Setting Sail with Transcendental Treasures

Setting Sail with Transcendental Treasures

In the spirit of Srila Prabhupada's voyage to America in 1965, devotees are bringing Krishna consciousness to the Hawaiian Islands on the Jaladutta II boat.…

His Divine Grace Srila Kirtanananda Swami Bhaktipada — Tribute to a Pure Devotee??

Kirtanananda Swami Bhaktipada, was brutally and irrationally attacked, struck on the head, and critically injured. Although he has apparently fully recovered by Lord Krsna's grace, for several weeks he lay…

ISKCON Temple Opens in South Africa

The grand opening of ISKCON's Sri Sri Radha-Radhanatha temple drew 100,000 visitors, including leaders of the Afrikaans, English, black, and Asian communities.…

Gurukula — The Culture of the Soul

Gurukula — The Culture of the Soul

The gurukula students in Mayapur are preparing for their future roles in society by performing simple character-building austerities and cultivating qualities like honesty and compassion.…

Evolution — Fossil Funding

Evolution — Fossil Funding

Despite almost one hundred years of research in evolution, paleoanthropologists have not given us a clear understanding of man and his origins.…

New ISKCON Temple in Thailand

New ISKCON Temple in Thailand

ISKCON Adds a Center in Thailand and reprints Thai Books by Srila Prabhupada.…

Why are Atheists Successful in the World?

It is true that sometimes if a sincere devotee maintains some material attachment, Krishna will crush his material success so that he is left only with his attachment to Krishna.…

Knowledge? — Letters

Jnana is "book knowledge" or "theory" because it entails the renunciation of all work, the suppression of the senses, and the rejection of the world as false. Vijnana is realized…

Soviet Hare Krishnas Seek Religious Freedom

Soviet Hare Krishnas Seek Religious Freedom

Moscow—Members of the Hare Krishna sect said Monday that despite an easing of restrictions on political dissent, Soviet authorities are still detaining followers in prisons and psychiatric hospitals.…

Build Your Nations on the Spiritual Platform

Build Your Nations on the Spiritual Platform

The sage does not make any distinction on the basis of color, intelligence or species. He sees every living entity as a small particle of spirit soul.…

Letters

It is so unfortunate that in most parts of India we know very little about Lord Caitanya. All I knew was that He was a very great devotee; I knew…

International Society For Krishna Consciousness Centers Around The World

AFRICA Nairobi Kenya c/o ISKCON, P. O. Box 28946 (E. Africa) THE AMERICAS Atlanta Georgia 24 NE 13th St./ (404) 892-9386 Austin Texas 9714 Dallum/ (512) 837-0085 Bloomington Indiana 1130…