The ISKCON Midday Meal project—part of a larger program by the Indian Government to give poor children from slum and tribal areas better nutrition, improve school attendance, and reduce the drop-out rate—received permission recently to add a 19th food distribution center.
Two and half months after a huge explosion—caused by a gas leak in the kitchen—ripped through their temple on September 3rd, the devotees of ISKCON Leicester, UK are still pushing on through their most difficult time with faith in Krishna.
Thirty-five members and ministers of the Governing Body Commission attended their second annual meetings from October 31st through November 4th at the ISKCON Juhu temple in Mumbai, India, where they discussed plans to cement ISKCON’s future.
By ISKCON News Staff for ISKCON News on 20 Nov 2010
On the occasion of the auspicious Hindu Diwali festival, from the 30th of October till the 5th of November, Shaunaka Rishi Das the Director of the Oxford Center for Hindu Studies offered daily contemplations and meditations on UK`s prestigious BBC Radio 4 Channel.
Some say that the only bonafide relationship between a devotee couple is one where the wife see the husband as pati guru and worships him. This is not supported by Vedic scriptures or Srila Prabhupada’s purports. This fact needs to be definitively confirmed in ISKCON.
The Hare Krishna Movement in Fiji has invested $4.7 million in the country by building its temple in Sigatoka town. Spokesperson for the Movement Dr Rajesh Maharaj said construction works of the Shri Radha Damodar temple started three years ago and work is still underway.
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