50th anniversary (13)

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By Giridhari Dasa 

The Italian Yatra of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) recently celebrated a significant milestone: the 50th anniversary of the installation of the deities Sri Sri Gaura Nitai in Rome, Italy. The celebrations spanned two days, May 18th and 19th, at Prabhupada Desh, a temple near Venice where Sri Sri Gaura Nitai have resided since 1992.

The gathering commemorated the momentous moment on May 25th, 1974, when Srila Prabhupada personally cooked for the

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The Holy Names in 50 towns and villages

12239389483?profile=RESIZE_584xIn honour of the Temple’s 50th anniversary, from early this year Bhaktivedanta Manor’s harinama procession team made a special effort to share the Holy Names far and wide.

Between July 28th and September 9th,  the team managed to chant, sing and dance along the streets of  more than 50 towns and villages, which had never been visited before. From Bovington to Boxmoor, and from Hazelmere to Hockliffe it was a magnificent achievement! The most distant location from the Manor was Flackwell Heath ne

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By Rasananda Sankirtana Dasa 

On September 22nd-24th, 2023, the community of Radha-Parisisvara temple will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the installation of Sri-Sri Radha-Parisisvara on the most auspicious day of Radhastami.

On the 22nd, a Maha Harinam will proceed from place Saint-Michel (the historical location where devotees would go on Harinam back then) to rue Lesueur (which was the former location of the temple), passing by Luxembourg Park, where Srila Prabhupada once held an ini

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By Krishna Premarupa Dasa

At the age of 70+, Srila Prabhupada travelled fourteen times around the world and planted seeds of devotion to Sri Krishna wherever he went. It’s described in Shastra that wherever a pure devotee places his Lotus Feet, that place turns into a place of pilgrimage (1).

Last weekend we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s first visit to Switzerland (2). Srila Prabhupada arrived at Zurich Airport on Sunday, April 1, 1973. From there, his disciples brought

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Bhaktivedanta Manor is a 78-acre spiritual oasis north of London in the Hertfordshire countryside. This year it is celebrating an exciting array of significant events that occurred there 50 years ago. Between August 19th -21st, the community commemorates the 1973 installation of Sri Sri Radha Gokulananda by Srila Prabhupada on the festival of Janmashtami.

The Manor is one of the most significant religious and cultural centers for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in th

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To honor the fiftieth anniversary of the installation of Sri-Sri Rukmini-Dwarakadisa, as well as the inception of Their beautiful worship, a commemorative festival will be held. Special guest speakers from the time of those glorious beginnings will speak, and a variety of special Krishna Janmastami worship and kirtan will be performed throughout the two-day festival.  

The celebration will take place on August  28-29 as well as on Janmastami Day, because the Deities were installed in August fif

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9403847292?profile=RESIZE_584xBy Madhava Smullen

Last weekend devotees celebrated the 50th anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s 1971 vist to Gainesville, Florida, as well as his 125th birth anniversary with a three-day festival. The event, which ran from July 29th to 31st, included speeches from pioneer devotees as well as appreciative words from the Mayor of Gainesville and the President of the University of Florida.

On July 29th, the day on which Srila Prabhupada gave his arrival address at the UF Plaza of the Americas, the p

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Thank you Bob (Brahmatirtha). It really is a delight to join you all and Mayor Poe in celebrating 50 years of the Hare Krishnas in our community of Gainesville and 50 years here at the University of Florida and 50 years here on the plaza. I understand indeed that nearly 3 million meals have been served here at the University of Florida by you all brothers and sisters in the Hare Krishna and I wanted to say that universities have traditions that their alumni remember, we have mi

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By Madhava Smullen

In a five-day festival from May 22nd to 26th, ISKCON of Sydney, Australia celebrated the 50th anniversary of the installation of their presiding Deities Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha, Who were installed by Srila Prabhupada on May 10th, 1971.

Sri Sri Radha Gopinatha – A Unique History

The first Deities in Australia, the beautiful Sri-Sri Radha Gopinatha have a unique history. In February 1970, two devotees sent by Srila Prabhupada – Bali Mardana Das and Upendra Das – opened the very

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One of the memorable moments of the Golden Anniversary celebrations.

Nothing could more illustrate the blossoming of ISKCON in the heart of the UK than the recent 50th anniversary festival to mark the installation by Srila Prabhupada of the Radha-Krishna Deities known as Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara in central London, the Deities who also have a historical significance in that They are the first large Radha-Krishna Deities in ISKCON. 

A truly memorable event, London has nev

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ISKCON UK 50th Anniversary Dinner

By Radha Mohan Das

Bhaktivedanta Manor organized a special dinner at the Avanti House Secondary School, in honor of the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON’s establishment in the UK. The main invitees were disciples of Srila Prabhupada and other key senior devotees, and it was a great opportunity for the younger generations to serve, join in Srila Prabhupada Guru-Puja and listen to the memories of first generation of ISKCON devotees.

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Speakers included Shyamasunder das, Gurudas, Malati dasi, Dhananjay

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By Radha Mohan Das

Bhaktivedanta Manor organized a special dinner at the Avanti House Secondary School, in honor of the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON’s establishment in the UK. The main invitees were disciples of Srila Prabhupada and other key senior devotees, and it was a great opportunity for the younger generations to serve, join in Srila Prabhupada Guru-Puja and listen to the memories of first generation of ISKCON devotees.

Speakers included Shyamasundar das, Gurudas, Malati dasi, Dhananjay

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