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A Spirited New Theater

A Spirited New Theater

Sudama Svami recalled theater had come up at his first meeting with Prabhupada, "I love to sing and dance.' "Very good. You can go all over the world and present…

ISKCON News: Professor Eulogizes Bhagavad-gita As It Is

ISKCON News: Professor Eulogizes Bhagavad-gita As It Is

Concepts of the self, duty, personal attainment, and self-reliance—all facets of a world germane to Emerson and Thoreau and their contemporaries—now become clear in this rich edition.…

ISKCON News: Krishna Takes the Cake

ISKCON News: Krishna Takes the Cake

The event climaxed with a special gift to Lord Krishna: a half-ton cake shaped like an ancient Indian palace, complete with domes and balconies, colored lights, nectar-showering fountains, and gingerbread…

Devotees of ISKCON’s St. Louis Temple

Devotees of ISKCON’s St. Louis Temple

Devotees outside the St. Louis center of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. 1976.…

Gurukula: School for the Soul

if a student has a strong character and a good working understanding of Krishna consciousness, he can apply his Krishna consciousness to whatever he does in life and be an…

ISKCON News: ISKCON at the United Nations

ISKCON News: ISKCON at the United Nations

ISKCON's outdoor tent-exhibit, entitled "Simple Living, High Thinking," drew rousing applause from thousands of visitors. Considerable praise went to ISKCON's plans for a model city in Mayapura, India.…

ISKCON Portland Hare Krishna Temple Devotees

ISKCON Portland Hare Krishna Temple Devotees

Find out more about Krishna consciousness in this issue of BACK TO GODHEAD magazine.…

An Age-old Tradition Comes to the Western World

An Age-old Tradition Comes to the Western World

For thousands of years devotees in India have known that we can personally see and serve the Lord in His Deity form. Now, to the Western mind this idea may…

ISKCON News: Prabhupada Begins Tour

ISKCON News: Prabhupada Begins Tour

On June 1, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada stepped from a plane at Los Angeles International Airport and began his summer tour of the United States. …

Krishna Consciousness: The Spirit of '76!

Krishna Consciousness: The Spirit of '76!

You see them in almost every big city in the United States: devotees of Krishna singing the holy names of God (Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare…

ISKCON News: Tenth Anniversary of ISKCON

ISKCON News: Tenth Anniversary of ISKCON

July 6, 1976, marks the tenth anniversary of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. In only a decade, ISKCON has grown into a worldwide confederation of more than one hundred…

ISKCON News: Vedic Psychology Explained

ISKCON News: Vedic Psychology Explained

Last April 9 in Los Angeles, an overflow crowd of two hundred psychologists attended a symposium on Krishna consciousness at the Western Psychology Association convention.…

ISKCON News: Relieving the Relieving the Religious War

ISKCON News: Relieving the Relieving the Religious War

A brief look at the worldwide activities of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness Relieving the “Religious” War Years of bitter fighting, terrorist bombings, armored cars, and patrolling troops have…

The Form of God: Fact or Fancy?

The Form of God: Fact or Fancy?

Many people think God is formless or void. But by using a little logic we can easily understand that if God is our eternal father, He must have form.…

Spirit from Stone

Spirit from Stone

After instructing the sculptor on the few changes I wanted made, I saw two rough chunks of marble—one white and the other black—that were to become the Deities of Balarama…

How It All Began…

How It All Began…

I first learned of Srila Prabhupada's plan for a "heaven on earth" in Vrindavan, India in May of 1970. He asked me to investigate a report that the king of…

The Krishna-Balarama Temple — Heaven on Earth

The Krishna-Balarama Temple — Heaven on Earth

We want to attract people from all over the world to visit the holy land of Lord Krishna's birth—and to provide nice facilities for them when they come. Vrindavan is…

ISKCON News: ISKCON Joins Mummers Parade

ISKCON News: ISKCON Joins Mummers Parade

With roots in pre-colonial America, Philadelphia's New Year's Day Mummers' Parade of elaborately costumed string bands and colorful floats has been a city-sponsored classic since 1901. This year's parade was…

ISKCON News: Book Distribution Climbs 34.5% in 1975

ISKCON News: Book Distribution Climbs 34.5% in 1975

Defying the serious recession that slowed the world economy in 1975, ISKCON devotees increased their sale of Krishna conscious literature last year by more than one third over 1974. The…

In Sridhama Mayapura. And Around the World…

In Sridhama Mayapura. And Around the World…

It was at Sridhama Mayapura, almost five hundred years ago, that the Supreme Lord descended to this world as the great teacher Sri Krishna Caitanya Mahaprabhu to propagate the chanting…