Bhaktivedanta International School (BGIS) in Vrindavan, India, is now accepting applications from prospective students for admission into standards II-IX and standard XI for the academic year 2011-2012
The Magic India festival troupe arrived in Brazil as heavy snow fell around many of their home countries in Northern Europe. Having previously toured Australia for the last three Summers under the name Le Carnaval Sprituel, the same devotees have now just embarked on an 8 week tour of Brazil joining up with local devotees under the name The Magic India.
December is the month of the Prabhupada Marathon, in which devotees make an increased effort to introduce others to the enlightening spiritual literature —introduced to the Western World by ISKCON's founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada—that changed their lives.
By ISKCON News Staff for ISKCON News on 3 Dec 2010
Revealing the profound philosophical insights of the world's most ancient spiritual philosophy, this new book by Sri Dharma Pravartaka Acharya not only boldly answers the question "How do I know God?" from the distinctly Vedic (Hindu) perspective, but also explores the further issues of what it even means to be able to know God.
We sometimes think of ourselves as being good adjudicators of who is serious in Krishna consciousness, and who is not. Who is pure, or not. Expecting that “More people will leave Krishna consciousness than stay,” we easily become proud of being one of the “privileged few” to remain.
By The ISKCONResolve Team for ISKCON News on 2 Dec 2010
ISKCONResolve, formed in 2002, has just expanded its scope adding a number of ombudsmen to its ranks. This service provides confidential, impartial, informal assistance to devotees who have concerns, conflicts, complaints, or disputes arising from or affecting their participation in ISKCON.
Thursday 11th November 2010 saw history in the making with its first corporate sponsored event in the financial industry to host a Gaudiya Vaisnava sannyasi. In the heart of UK’s financial district of Canary Wharf, over 200 bankers and traders assembled 512 feet high in Barclays skyscraper for an evening event to celebrate the message of Diwali with Bhakti Charu Swami.
By ISKCON News Staff for ISKCON News on 2 Dec 2010
From the 30th of December a four day spiritual New Year`s Party will be held in New Vrajamandala, Spain. Every evening there will be bhajan by the Radhadesh Mellows group who visits there for the first time, as well as mantra rock by Tirtha Kirti Das and Jaya Shakti Das (UNDROP).
'Quotes from the Earth’, an international film festival, will see its fourth series unveil in New Delhi on December 4. Its theme this year is ecological citizenship and will focus on issues like climate change, mining, floods, agriculture and wildlife conservation.
Yoga is practiced by about 15 million people in the United States. Religion, for the most part, has nothing to do with it. But a group of Indian-Americans has ignited a surprisingly fierce debate in the gentle world of yoga by mounting a campaign to acquaint Westerners with the faith that it says underlies every single yoga style followed in gyms, ashrams and spas: Hinduism.
ISKCON New Vrindavan has begun a search for candidates interested in applying for leadership positions in the United States. New Vrindavan, ISKCON’s old community and largest pilgrimage site in North America, is entering a new phase in operations and has opportunities for career services.