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All Religions are the Same — Letters

Religions are much the same, it appears. The same claims seem to run through all of them: "Believe and obey, and good things will come to you. Don't ask for…

New Vrndavana: The West’s First Krsna Conscious Community

New Vrndavana: The West’s First Krsna Conscious Community

You have New York, New England, and so many 'New' duplicates of European countries in the USA--why not import New Vrndavana in your country?…

ISKCON Fiji

ISKCON Fiji

The young children flock to the sound of the holy name and shout with clarity and volume, 'Hare Krsna!' The temple is packed on Sundays. Fijian girls dance joyfully to…

A New Krishna Spirit in San Diego

A New Krishna Spirit in San Diego

For San Diegans, Krsna consciousness has been a plate of the delicious spiritual vegetarian food served at the movement's cultural festivals, nightly dinners, Sunday feasts, or two very popular Govinda's…

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…

Contradictions Between Christianity and Krsna Consciousness?

There is no real contradiction between the message of Christianity and that of Krsna consciousness. Lord Jesus Christ preached love of God, and in the Bhagavad-gita Lord Sri Krsna preached…

Brahmananda Congragulates BTG — Letters

I have just gone through BACK TO GODHEAD Vol. 19, No. 9, and as I went through the magazine—beginning with Srila Prabhupada's lecture, which was No. 9. and feel compelled…

The Master Plan for Krishna Land at New Vrindaban

The Master Plan for Krishna Land at New Vrindaban

The 25-million-dollar Temple of Understanding will be the main attraction in the Land of Krishna, a one-hundred-acre complex that will include sculptures, botanical gardens, art galleries, multimedia exhibits, a planetarium,…

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.…

Temple Worship

Temple Worship

Service of the Lord, especially in dressing and decorating the temple, accompanied by musical kirtana and spiritual instructions from the scriptures, can alone save the common man from the hellish…

From a Gurukula Student — Letters

We want to teach from the vantage point that we are not our bodies, we are spirit souls, there is a God, He has a personality, a form, and we…

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…

Krsna In The Heart Of Texas

Krsna In The Heart Of Texas

Kalachandji's Restaurant and Palace, a four-star dining experience. Thousands have flocked there to see the palace of the magnificent Krsna Deity called Kalachandji, "the beautiful moon-faced one."…

Problems With the Existence of the Soul — Letters

I have become very much interested in the spiritual philosophy of the Bhagavad-gita. But my main problem is the existence of the soul: I still think that after I die…

Farming: The Noblest Profession

Farming: The Noblest Profession

Winding through Sri Mayapur, the sacred Ganges shimmers in the cool light of dawn. As temple bells fill the air, barefoot bullock drivers plow the earth—the great connector of lives,…

By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Nectar of Devotion--especially intended for those who are engaged in the Krsna consciousness movement. The text is flooded with nactarian stories, philosophy and poetic verses about Krsna and His pure…

Gurukula: A Higher Education

Gurukula: A Higher Education

I've known for a long time that public schools are having serious problems. But my research revealed a situation far more criticial than I had imagined. Most of the information…

Devotees Seem to be Anti-Scientific–Letters

Devotees seem to be antiscientific. Two articles in the July issue ("Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out" and "Science or Skullduggery?") are critical of the theory of evolution.…

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.…