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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…

Prince Charles Charmed By Krsna Books

Prince Charles Charmed By Krsna Books

Between two recitals of Indian music and dance, the prince received two of the movement's books from a Hare Krsna devotee. "Possibly he found them more interesting than the performance,"…

The First Floating Hare Krishna Temple

The First Floating Hare Krishna Temple

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness has its first floating temple, a 53-foot teakwood ketch recently donated to Narahari dasa, president of the Honolulu Krsna center. …

Laguna Beach Hare Krishna Temple Opens

Laguna Beach Hare Krishna Temple Opens

Some three hundred devotees from the American West Coast recently celebrated the opening of the new Hare Krsna temple in this southern California oceanside town.…

Hare Krishna Devotees Spread Aloha Spirit

Hare Krishna Devotees Spread Aloha Spirit

Hare Krsna devotees recently took part in the gala floral parade celebrating Hawaii's Aloha Festival. In tune with the festival's theme ("Music, the International Language"), they chanted Hare Krsna.…

A Summer of Hare Krishna Festivals

A Summer of Hare Krishna Festivals

Devotees of Lord Krsna organized public gatherings in several major cities this summer to celebrate traditional Krsna conscious festivals.…

Srila Prabhupada Shrine (Samadhi) Under Way in Vrindavan

Srila Prabhupada Shrine (Samadhi) Under Way in Vrindavan

Although the opening is still more than a year away, work progresses rapidly on this memorial samadhi (tomb) in honor of the late founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna…

Every Town and Village

Every Town and Village

A look at the worldwide activities of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Nepalese Ambassador Voices Support for Krsna Embassies Paris—Krishna Rajaryal, Ambassador to France from Nepal, recently met…

The Power of the Volcano — Notes from the Editor

The Power of the Volcano — Notes from the Editor

The media's complete coverage of the Mount St. Helens volcano completely avoided seriously considering the cataclysm's ultimate cause. Photographers in airplanes hovered over the mountain, taking sensational news photos of…

Hare Krsna Swami in West Africa — Every Town and Village

Hare Krsna Swami in West Africa — Every Town and Village

Brahmananda Swami, who oversees ISKCON's activities in West Africa, delivered the keynote address here at the Annual Convocation of a metaphysical group called the School of Universal Law …