From September 9th to 12th this year ISKCON devotees pulled their weight by contributing to the performances and infrastructure at Bhakti Fest, a huge new draw for the increasingly popular U.S. kirtan yoga community.
Although there has been a farm at ISKCON’s Bhaktivedanta Manor in the UK since the 1970s, its first fully sustainable farm project, New Gokula—which is set to officially open this weekend—will take the community’s efforts to the next level.
Diwali marks the end of the year, and by the year’s end we want to pay our debts, rectify our relationships–and then try to do better the next year. If we take up the chanting of the holy names, we can not only invoke the presence of Lord Rama within our hearts, but we can recreate the situation of Satya-yuga, the situation of Rama-rajya.
By RNS News Service for RNS News Service on 6 Nov 2010
By dissecting the so-called impregnable wall between state and religion, a new book demonstrates how religion persists as a strong element of on both sides of political debate, how we can recognize and understand it, and why we need more of it.
By ISKCON News Staff for ISKCON News on 5 Nov 2010
With over 100 youth each summer UK`s Pandava Sena group organizes a trip to a different European city. They take part in activities that represent a perfect balance between outdoor fun and having the opportunity to experience the culture of Krishna consciousness.
The gruelling climb of the Kilimanjaro and descent took a total of six days for the devotees of the Bhaktivedanta Manor – and was no ordinary climb: it was a dedicated effort to raise funds for a nursery at Krishna Avanti School.
More than fifty percent of the human body is made of water. Knowing that, it's not hard to realize how important staying hydrated is to a person's well-being. In fact, dehydration can cause confusion, dizziness, and sluggishness in addition to other more serious symptoms.
By Olessia Podtserob for ISKCON News on 4 Nov 2010
The Moscow International Book Fair is by considered to be one of the major events in the cultural and business life of Russia. Since 1979, the BBT has been giving the Russian people the chance to aquiant themselves with the glorious knowledge of the Vedas.
Since 1998—for the past three elections—one of the seven people on the Mayor’s council in the village of Somogyvamos in Hungary has been an ISKCON devotee. This year, there will only be four people on the Mayor’s council, as well as the newly elected Mayor Mrs Marianna Dekanyne Karoly—and three of them will be devotees.