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Hare Krishna dear Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

Srila Prabodhananda Sarasvati reveals the secret of Navadvipa-dhama in his Navadvipa Satakam (verse 78):

aradhitam nava-vanam vraja-kananam te

naradhitam nava-vanam vraja eva dure

aradhito dvija-suto vraja-nagaras te

naradhito dvija-suto na taveha krsnah

“If you worship the nine islands of Navadvipa, you are actually worshiping Vrndavana and can easily gain entrance into that confidential place. If y

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Hare Krishna,
Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada

Finally, the most sort and awaited time of the year Sri Narasimha Caturdashi is here!

kandiya nrsimha-pade magibo kakhana
nirapade navadvipe jugala-bhajana
bhaya bhaya paya yan’ra darsane se hari
prasanna hoibo kabe more daya kari

Weeping, I will be at the lotus-feet of Lord Narasimha for the benediction of worshipping Radha and Krsna in Navadvipa, perfectly safe and free from all difficulties. When will this Lor

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By Radhapriya Chawla 

As most of you are aware, the pandemic continues to rage on and is now engulfing India. The situation is extremely dire and getting worse by the day as the second wave of the pandemic has hit India even harder than the first wave. This predicament is also heavily affecting ISKCON devotee communities in India and around the world.

The ISKCON Governing Body Commission held an emergency meeting on April 30th to determine what ISKCON can do to help. In discussions with ISKCON

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By Madhava Smullen

Sri Prahlada Das, who is known for traveling with Indradyumna Swami for 18 years as his assistant, performing in the band Village of Peace, and bringing kirtan and bhakti wisdom to yoga schools, has been offering life lessons from the Srimad-Bhagavatam online during the pandemic.

“At the beginning of lockdown, I thought, ‘In this situation, there’s so much angst, unrest, disease, death, and isolation – how do I contribute to the community?’” he says. “I decided, ‘Let’s meet o

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Frontline servants: Remembering the Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta publishing marathon

Join GBC SPT to meet the veterans and know what happened behind the scenes when Srila Prabhupada engaged his disciples in publishing Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta that turned into a marathon.

Source: http://www.dandavats.com/?p=93775

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Let us hear from HG Jagattarini Devi Dasi as she reaffirms the Purpose # 5 of ISKCON (To erect for the members and for society at large a holy place of transcendental pastimes dedicated to the personality of Krishna).

About Jagattarini Devi

Her Grace Jagattarini Mataji joined ISKCON and first met Srila Prabhupada in America in 1970 (many of you may have heard of this famous story of a successful actress becoming a devotee). Through her connections with the Movement, Jagattarini met her husband

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Special Bulletin for all ISKCON Connection Subscribers


Celebrate the anniversary of ISKCON's incorporation with these stimulating events presented by the GBC Strategic Planning Team, live on Facebook. 


14 Exciting Upcoming Events

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ISKCON Incorporation Day Festival-Curtain Raiser

Please join us to inaugurate our 5-day festival on reaffirming the 7 purposes of ISKCON in commemoration of the ISKCON incorporation day.
 
We have a panel of speakers who are the leaders of the GBC strategic plan
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Will it be enough? Will I dedicate myself enough that when the time of death comes, that I will really be anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyaṁ (Nectar of Devotion 1.1.11); free from any other motivation, and that I can just turn to Krsna and say, “Krsna I am yours and I have no other interest than your interest and as you desire”. Will I develop abhayaṁ sattva-saṁśuddhir (Bhagavad-gita 16.1); develop that spirit of fearlessness. This fearlessness is required where we have to shift our focus and look at Krsna’s

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Hear from one of our GBCs as he shares some of his insights about the COVID pandemic, his unique way of connecting with devotees, keeping in touch with temples within his zones, and continuing to overcome personal challenges as he continues with all his duties.

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11 AM Eastern US time, 8:30 PM India time

Live on Facebook 

(To see this event time in your zone, go here)

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From Back to Godhead

Although Lord Krsna wants our full surrender,
He encourages us to progress gradually to that exalted goal.

THE Srimad-Bhagavatam (3.29.11-12) states, “The manifestation of unadulterated devotional service is exhibited when one’s mind is at once attracted to hearing the transcendental name and qualities of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who is residing in everyone’s heart. Just as the water of the Ganges flows naturally down towards the ocean, such devotional ecstasy,

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