A new seminar, educating prospective initiates on everything they need to know about being a disciple in ISKCON, is in the final stages of development and is expected to be available worldwide by next year.
Around thirty devotees from all over Europe—most old hands at communications work, but some new faces—are expected to attend the 20th annual ISKCON Communications Conference in Radhadesh, Belgium from Friday June 3rd till Monday June 6th.
By Radha Jivan Poddar for chakra.org on 30 Apr 2011
72 people have been on a hunger strike since the 16th of April. An open letter of appeal has been sent to the President of India and Prime Minister of India demanding they immediately issue public notices stating the actual condition of the Yamuna beyond Delhi.
This summer, as he has every year since 1995, ISKCON Youth Ministry volunteer Manu Dasa will take a host of youth across North America on the trip of their lives, visiting incredible nature spots and participating in Krishna conscious festivals.
You already know that the processed milk sold in shops remarkably differs from the cow's original gift of love. Now clever scientists want to distort the miracle food even more. They do this by cloning cows—altering them by inserting human genes into their DNA.
In mid-April, a school in Croatia attended by two devotee children, Naryana and Nila, held three "Days of India". Their parents and other older devotees got to talk, cook, dance, organize a musical presentation.
Fasting has been a popular practice among health conscious individuals for centuries. In general, doctors have discouraged the practice of fasting deeming it a dangerous fad among ignorant health seekers. Recent research has proven that regular fasting is not merely a fad, but a health promoting practice.
She was a wonderful, warm and beautifully eccentric woman. She was one of the key performers of the punk period and her powerful songs -perceptive poems about plastic society and consumerism still influence musicians. She was a member on ISKCON, who took initiation as Maharani Devi Dasi in 1983.
In the 1960s and 1970s, Hinduism seemed on the path to spectacular growth in the United States as immigration laws eased and some Indian spiritual leaders were embraced by the counterculture of the l960s. The forecasts were half right.
A Harvard legal scholar has been elected the next prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile, officials announced Wednesday, paving the way for new leadership in the Tibetan community as the Dalai Lama gives up political power.