A group of intrepid devotee explorers headed out on their 7th annual journey down the sacred Ganga river from April 10th to 24th this year, spreading the Hare Krishna mantra and having a rollicking adventure along the way.
NASA has given a six-month grant to a company developing what could be the world’s first 3-D food printer. And the project’s developer, reports Quartz, an online digital news site, believes the invention could be used to end world hunger.
By Krishna Lila dasi for ISKCON News on 24 May 2013
The Vaishnava-Christian Dialogue, an annual interfaith event held in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. draws twenty participants for two days of discussion, shared vegetarian meals, and an experience of each other’s worship and prayer. For 2013, two papers were presented on “The Name of God.”
A group of devotees from the ISKCON temple in Alachua, Florida have begun to visit and hold programs at Union Correctional Institution in nearby Raiford, Florida. A maximum security prison for over 2,000 male inmates over fifty years old, it also has 320 inmates on death row, making it the third largest death row in the world.
By ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry for ISKCON News on 24 May 2013
One of the aims of ISKCON's Congregational Development Ministry is to promote the activities of the youth in ISKCON. An interview with Caitanya Cintamani devi dasi, co-ordinator of Mayapur Youth Entertainment Seva.
By Alex Caring-Lobel for Religion Press Release Services on 24 May 2013
“The difference between people with scientific beliefs and those with religious beliefs,” says prominent biochemist Rupert Sheldrake, “is that most religious believers are aware that their position is based on faith. People who put their faith in scientific materialism are often unaware that their beliefs are beliefs at all.”
By Ravinder Yerram for Indo American News on 24 May 2013
On Saturday, May 18, as Part of “Self Discovery” programs all over the Houston conducted by ISKCON, the Hare Krishna Dham, devotees grand celebrated annual event called “Festival of Love and Trust” (FOLT) at Gauranga Hall.
By Sutapa Das for Sutapamonk.blogspot.com on 24 May 2013
Last year cancer claimed 7.6 million lives, and now accounts for 13% of all deaths worldwide. The Bhagavad-gita explains that we may be suffering from another type of cancer. It’s a type of cancer that cannot be detected through medical tests, and cannot be treated by conventional means.
At 8:45pm on May 1st, the doors of Rutgers Student Center opened, and over six hundred students poured into the Center’s large multipurpose hall. Their excitement was palpable through the hum of conversation.
By Gauranga Simha Das for deityworship.com on 17 May 2013
As the appearance day of Lord Nrsimha, one of Krishna's main incarnation is approaching, ISKCON's Deity Worship Ministry has interviewed deity-worship expert Jananivas Das about the preparations in Mayapur, West Bengal, India.
This year marks the 22nd Annual Prabhupada Festival at the New Dwaraka temple in Los Angeles, California, USA. The Prabhupada Festival was founded with the purpose of allowing everyone and anyone to come together to hear about and glorify His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada – The Founder-Acharya of ISKCON.
By Tom Heneghan and Nicholas Vinocur for Reuters.com on 17 May 2013
When Hungarian radical right-wingers rallied against a Jewish conference in Budapest in early May, a well-known Protestant pastor hid behind the stage while his wife stepped up to the podium to denounce Jews and Israel.