Oct 232017
Wellington Vaishnava Community Blossoms on HH Vedavyasapriya Swami’s Arrival

By Bhakta Mukesh Brahmāṇḍa bhramite kona bhāgyavān jīva, guru-kṛṣṇa-prasāde pāya bhakti-latā-bīja (CC Madhya 19.151). True to this revelation by Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, the lives of Wellington Vaiṣṇava community blossomed with good fortune when HH Vedavyasapriya Swami Maharaj recently graced Wellington. A disciple of Srila Prabhupada and one of the initiating gurus of ISKCON, Maharaj visited […more]

 Posted by on 23 October 2017 at 00:00:37 AST
Oct 232017
Carta a Dayananda: Estoy muy complacido de saber que te has hecho cargo por completo del centro de Los Ángeles

Seattle, 9 de octubre 1968 Querido Dayananda, Por favor, acepta mis bendiciones. He recibido debidamente tu carta y he tomado nota del contenido. En respuesta, puedo informarte que tengo muy buena apreciación de ti y tu buena esposa, Nandarani, así como de Aniruddha. Puedo entender que Nandarani esté un poco disgustada con Aniruddha, pero creo […more]

 Posted by on 23 October 2017 at 00:00:30 AST
Oct 232017
Hare Krishnas’ new temple takes environment into account

By Danae King On a recent sunny morning, Dr. Piyush Gupta was gazing across a broad expanse of land just west of Hilliard. Many might just see a dew-covered field dotted with groups of trees, but Gupta can imagine a large, white stone temple rising up from the ground. The site, just off Walker Road, […more]

 Posted by on 23 October 2017 at 00:00:24 AST
Oct 232017
Exploring the Bhagavad gita; Philosophy, Structure and Meaning

By Ishvara Krishna Das I would like this work to be considered a contribution not only to the study of the Bhagavad Gita, but to the emerging field of Comparative Theology, as once the structures of great theological works could be articulated, these could be compared, contrasted and grouped together, thereby offering a unified sense […more]

 Posted by on 23 October 2017 at 00:00:19 AST
Oct 232017
Why many devotees undergo so much material tribulation in life?

By Cintamani Dhama-dasi Many devotees undergo so much material tribulation in life. Despite the fact that we have given up the four sinful activities and we daily engage in Sri Krishna Sankirtan…still we suffer from financial problems, severe health problems, relationship problems, political persecution….Why? In this exchange between the imprisoned kings and Lord Krishna we […more]

 Posted by on 23 October 2017 at 00:00:07 AST
Oct 222017
Second GBC College Residential 2017 Completed

Within the scenic, spiritually surcharged Govardhana Ecovillage outside of Mumbai, India, some two dozen participants from various parts of the world attended the Zonal Supervisor Course’s second and last residential session. We enjoyed the company of leaders from India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Italy, Hungary, Latvia/Lithuania and Kenya, including four sannyasis – desirous to improve their skill-set […more]

 Posted by on 22 October 2017 at 14:03:35 AST
Oct 222017
Shared Statement of the GBC Body & HH Hridayananda Das Goswami

October 16, 2017, GBC Midterm General Meeting On October 15th and 16th, HH Hridayananda Das Goswami and HG Brahma Tirtha Prabhu met with the GBC Body and a special subcommittee to discuss some mutual philosophical concerns and Krishna West. The committee members included the GBC Executive Committee–Bhakti Charu Swami, Madhu Sevita Das & Bhaktivaibhava Swami–as […more]

 Posted by on 22 October 2017 at 14:02:31 AST
Oct 222017
The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Visits ISKCON Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh welcomed by Bhakti Chari Swami at the entrance of ISKCON Ujjain The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Shivraj Singh Chauhan, visited ISKCON Ujjain on 6th of October. He was greeted by a large group of devotees chanting the Hare Krishna Mahamantra. As he stepped out of his car, […more]

 Posted by on 22 October 2017 at 00:00:55 AST
Oct 222017
Honoring Tribhuvanatha Prabhu

By Padmapani das Our dear Godbrother, Tribhuvanatha das, departed from this world on October 16, 2001. A lot has been written about Tribhuvanatha Prabhu over the years — his dynamic preaching programs, his ecstatic harinamas, his fired up classes, etc. — but I simply remember him as my best friend. Over the years there were […more]

 Posted by on 22 October 2017 at 00:00:50 AST
Oct 222017
Ten Subjects of Srimad-Bhagavatam

By Srila Vyasadeva The Bhagavata Purana, commonly referred to as the Srimad-Bhagavatam, is considered the ripened fruit of all Vedic knowledge. Sri Vyasa Muni, the compiler of the Vedic texts, advises us as follows: nigama-kalpa-taror galitam phalam shuka-mukhad amrita-drava-samyutam nigama bhagavatam rasam alayam muhur aho rasika bhuvi bhavukah “O expert and thoughtful men, relish Srimad-Bhagavatam, […more]

 Posted by on 22 October 2017 at 00:00:36 AST