Gadadhar Pandit, a member of ISKCON and the Hindu Chaplain at Columbia University and New York University was featured with two quotes and a photograph in the New York Times in an article about an upsurge in belief in reincarnation.
The next meeting of one of the biggest interfaith gatherings in the world, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, could be hosted in Brussels, Belgium in 2014—and an ISKCON devotee is front and center in the bidding process.
Srimad Bhagavatam describes if one does not properly worship the Supersoul in the heart of all living entities, one`s direct worship of the Lord in His deity form is considered to be completely worthless.
India’s ability, or inability, in coming decades to improve the lives of the poor will very likely determine if it becomes a global economic power, and a regional rival to China, or if it continues to be compared with Africa in poverty surveys.
Jonathan Safran Foer used to love his grandmother's chicken and carrots. But after his son was born, the bestselling American author decided to give up meat.
Like German author Karen Duve, who is also writing a book about eating ethically, Foer is trying to make the world a better place.
Wendell Berry has said that eating is an agricultural act. I have always suspected that agriculture is a theological act. The way we produce and consume something as basic as our food not only determines our physical and environmental health but is a reflection of our social health and a contributing factor of our spiritual health.
Tens of thousands of pilgrims and guests will visit UK`s Bhaktivedanta Manor to celebrate Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna. The festival will launch the first literacy program in the world to incorporate both language and phonics systems.
By ISKCON News Staff for ISKCON News on 27 Aug 2010
There will be full live online coverage of the huge Janmashtami festival at Bhaktivedanta Manor from 6:00pm GMT to midnight arati on Thursday 2nd September. Also from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Sunday 5th September.
"The mind is a terrible thing to waste" is the slogan of a large non-profit organization in the United States that raises money to help African American youth with college scholarships. You'd think that everyone would want to prevent the wasting of a mind-especially one's own.