By Anuttama Dasa and Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 8 Jun 2012
"There is a misconception that the Krishna consciousness movement represents the Hindu religion." "We are spreading Hindu culture throughout the whole world." Both these seemingly contradictory quotes were spoken by Srila Prabhupada.
Srutidharma das and Radha Mohan das represented Bhaktivedanta Manor and the wider Hindu community at the Service of Thanksgiving for the County of Hertfordshire to Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.
According to the official statement of ISKCON Moscow, on June 7th, there was a ritual ceremony in honor of starting the construction of their new temple. However, they had to change the venue, as the land where their temple is going to be built, was occupied by several hundred protesters.