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Nearly 200 ISKCON managers, teachers, child protection volunteers, bhakti-vrksa leaders, and others who serve in positions of trust or authority throughout North America gathered for the largest online child protection training to date.

On Saturday, December 9th, the Child Protection Office (CPO) for ISKCON North America offered the CPO Basic Training course to leaders from 36 different yatras encompassing three presenters, three breakout sessions, one practice session, and participant Q&A. Cha

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An Offering to His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on the occasion of his Disappearance Day on behalf of the Child Protection Office – North America.

Dearest Srila Prabhupada,

Please accept our obeisances. All glories to Your Divine Grace.

Thank you for being the father, grandfather, and guru that we all need.

Thank you for the immense sacrifices you made and the hard work that you put in to create this society of devotees. Serving your mission is easy and blissful due to the b

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By Victoria Jani

The Vaishnavi Ministry of North America aims to promote a culture of open-hearted empowerment for Vaishnavis through association, education, representation, support, and serviced empowerment. Our purpose is to uphold Srila Prahbupada’s legacy concerning Vaishnavis, encourage full facility for Vaishnavis to become strengthened by association through various sanga networks, promote devotional training for Vaishnavis, facilitate the Vaishnavi voice in diverse aspects of devotional

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Since 1995, ISKCON Youth Ministry volunteers have led the Krishna Culture Festival Tours (aka Youth Bus Tours) across North America to inspire youth in Krishna consciousness. Hare Krsna youth (18-29) are invited to apply for this year’s immersive Bhakti-yoga adventure, which will take place in the US and Canada from June 30-August 14, 2023.

“The mission of ISKCON Youth Ministry bus tours is to inspire, train, engage and empower youth in Krishna consciousness to their fullest potential, through

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10933606892?profile=RESIZE_584xHere is how the funds have been used:
By Doyal Gauranga Dasa
A complete solar power plant was already unloaded at New Mayapur yesterday. Tomorrow we start installation. We plan to install in a week. This station will provide all our emergency needs (water, heat, sewerage, communications). It will also become the basis of an autonomous system, where biogas generators and bulls will eventually be connected.
The biogas plant is already in operation, but without the equipment, which should arrive fr

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Empowering Leaders Across USA and Canada 

ISKCON North America Leadership Annual Conference

More than 140 leaders from across the US and Canada attended the weekend conference held last weekend January 14-16th to network, share resources and empower leaders to serve their respective communities.

The first day of the conference the mood was one of initiative and support. New projects were introduced from the work of the past two years “ISKCON 3.0” initiative that brought together next generation

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Statement from the ISKCON North America Council

October 16, 2021

A North American legal case that has lasted almost two decades took a decisive turn in favor of ISKCON this past week. This long-running case, known in ISKCON as the Long Island Court Case,  began in 2004 in Freeport, New York. At that time, a group of “ritviks” opposed to the ISKCON Governing Body Commission (GBC) from outside Long Island, through deception and subterfuge, took control of the Long Island ISKCON Temple and the Boa

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8861124253?profile=RESIZE_584xThe Leadership Summit, ISKCON 3.0, will be held on May 15th-16th, just under a month from now. During this virtual event, we will gather as GBC, Temple Presidents, Senior Devotees, and Next Generation Leaders - all members of Srila Prabhupada’s Family, to collaborate and co-create the future of ISKCON in North America.


The $31 registration fee supports all the conferences to date and the upcoming Summit. Your financial support allows us

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On Saturday, March 13, 2021, the first virtual Child Protection Office (CPO) North America conference was held on Zoom. This was a long-cherished dream of the North American CPO regional director, Lila Suka Dasi, who has wanted to provide ongoing support for the teams that have been created to prevent child abuse in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

The Child Protection Office was established by the Governing Body Commission (GBC) of ISKCON in 1997. The GBC's guideli

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7950920500?profile=RESIZE_584x2020 is bringing in new things for ISKCON North America (NA) Communications Department: new management, with the appointment of Madan Gopal Das as Director and Kumari Kunti Dasi as Administrative Director, as well as back-to-back events to boost the North America teams with a Training Workshop and Communications Conference in the fall of this year.  

The NA Directors of Communications work directly under the guidance of Anuttama Das, ISKCON GBC, and Global Communications Minister, with the aim o

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By Kumari Kunti Dasi

What do John Lennon (of the Beatles), Indira Ghandi (Prime Minister of India), Allen Ginsberg (popular 60’s speaker), Sterling Moss (Formula One Racer), have in common? They all met Srila Prabhupada. 

To say that the founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Srila Prabhupada, was an epic “Communications” person, is an understatement. 

From July 25-28th at the Washington DC ISKCON temple conference hall, the topics of Communications as a department

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