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The Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education (VIHE) will offer an online Bhakti-pravesa course from 14 February to 16 April, 2024. This course is specifically designed for those budding devotees who are seeking to learn and explore the path of bhakti. The curriculum includes the topics essential for a strong foundational knowledge into the new spiritual journey of any aspirant.

The course aims to give persons who have recently come in touch with ISKCON a clear understanding of the philosophy of

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By Kulavati Krishnapriya Devi Dasi

ISKCON UK is organizing a free international online course called Think Gita based on the teachings of S.B. Keshava Swami Maharaj. The taster session starts today January 11th at 8 pm GMT, and the 4-week course begins on 1st February, every Thursday from 8-9 pm GMT.

Raja Mukunda, who is the course instructor, is the co-founder and heads the Think Gita project and has been teaching the Bhagavad-gita for four years. He said, “People purchase the Bhagavad-gita, b

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On September 7th, devotees participated in an online Vyasa Puja broadcast from the Matchless Gifts storefront to celebrate His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda. The year’s event was hosted by Candrasekhara Swami with the help of a team of devotees and included offerings from over 20 senior devotees in person and worldwide.

The annual Vyasa Puja held at 26 2nd Avenue began as a yearly in-person gathering organized by Romapada Swami. Later, Candrasekhara Swami became its host and

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By Thomas Haribol

Beginning this Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, ISKCON’s Congregational Development Ministry will offer an online “Bhagavad Gita Course For Children.” The exciting new offering, provided in both English and Spanish, will be taught by Nikunja Nivasini Devi Dasi. It’s aimed at children between 8 and 13 (each age will be given age-appropriate learning materials).

The course is designed to serve temples with established programs for children, parents who educate at home and as an alterna

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VIHE Online Bhakti-pravesa Course

Start your spiritual journey on a sound footing

Introductory Course

If you have recently come in contact with Krsna Consciousness and wish to understand its philosophy and practice, this course is perfect for you. You will learn about Krsna, Lord Caitanya, Srila Prabhupada and the timeless process of bhakti yoga, the path of devotion. You will clearly understand the goal of Krsna Consciousness. Moreover, you will learn about lifestyle in the mode of goodness.

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ISKCON Communications Global Conference

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Global Communications Conference – January 22nd Sat. 7-10 am EST

Program Summary:

This is a phenomenal and highly requested conference entitled “Reconciling Different Perspectives on Srila Prabhupada’s Statements” by Radhika Ramana das (Ph.D.)

Registration:

Register for this event here: https://forms.gle/7nNgDh2odgWZ52wF6
 
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9872587256?profile=RESIZE_584xBy Pancharatna das

Hare Krishna,

The annual December book distribution marathon is approaching and devotees throughout the movement are thinking about how to increase their outreach efforts.

One way is to connect your efforts to Chantnow.com , an online follow-up and cultivation system centered around teaching about the maha-mantra.

A few years ago, we formally launched Chantnow.com and began our marketing efforts. Now, every day we receive over 120 new visitors and enroll 3-4 new students for o

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The ’Handbook of Hinduism in Europe’ is the first encyclopedia to this extent that explains the development of Hinduism in Europe, its various traditions, the philosophy as well as describes Hindu-rooted movements such as ISKCON. The encyclopedia consists of two volumes with 65 chapters in total, written by 60 researchers from all over Europe. The editors are Prof. Knut A. Jacobsen from the University of Bergen (Norway) and Dr. Ferdinando Sardella from Stockholm University (Sweden), who are amon

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8086672886?profile=RESIZE_584x'Deity Worship at Home North America' will be the ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry’s first formally structured online training ever

For congregation members and families in ISKCON, deity worship at home has long been a major part of their spiritual practice, as well as a way to bond in service to the Lord.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, with people encouraged to stay at home, such worship has become even more central.

There has been a strong interest in ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry’s “Deity Wors

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By Madhava Smullen

Following a global edition in April/May, the 18-hour Online Devotee Care Course, subtitled “Embedding Care in Krishna Conscious Communities,” will be offered specifically for devotees in North American timezones starting September 18th.

The ISKCON GBC Devotee Care Committee, an initiative of the GBC Strategic Planning Team, was officially mandated in 2017 and supported by GBC resolutions in 2017 and 2019. Pre-Covid, the Committee’s course on devotee care was offered in-person

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Hare Krishna dear devotees,

we would like to invite you to Online Home Deity Dressing Course which is organized by Mayapur Academy in collaboration with IDWM.

Everyone can learn different styles of dressing

– Gaura Nitai

– Radha Krishna

– Jagannath, Baladev and Subhadra @ home.
 

More details on attached poster
Your servants, Mayapur Academy team.

Source: https://www.mayapur.com/2021/deity-dressing-course-iskcon-mayapur-academy/

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With no end in sight, the Corona pandemic continues to take its toll on human health. More in terms of mental than physical. The fatality rate due to the corona has gone up, workplaces are being opened more for economic reasons not because the Corona pandemic is over. In between all these chaotic scene ISKCON Ayodhya came up with idea of providing the sublime knowledge of Bhagavad to masses in form of Bhagavad Gita 18 Chapter in 18 Days(1-18 June) .Registration was opened on 22nd May and Sessio

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Effective communication is vital in any organization, and this is especially true in ISKCON which carries the sacred mission of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Srila Prabhupada. 

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada and the Vaishnavas in this, His Divine Grace's 125th birth anniversary year we humbly request your valuable participation in the Inaugural ISKCON Communications Global Conference. 

This momentous event will for the first time bring together devotees from around the world serving (and t

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By Madhava Smullen

Bhakti Sastri – the systematic in-depth study of Srila Prabhupada’s books Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Sri Isopanisad, Nectar of Devotion and Nectar of Instruction – is designed for serious practitioners of Krishna consciousness. The program is intended to help students not only to understand the contents of Prabhupada’s books, but also to digest the philosophy and practically apply it in their daily lives.

For many years, Bhakti Sastri has been offered in person by organizations

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By Lilasuka dasi

Every temple, project and school in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is required to have a trained and active Child Protection Team (CPT). CPT’s have two main functions – to help prevent and to respond to child abuse concerns in local ISKCON communities. CPT’s have the special focus of helping local management implement policies that enhance safety, including screening those in positions of trust; awareness training for adults and children; and resp

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Road to Vrindavan is a new film that examines the importance of education for girls in India and the insight needed for tradition to be applied in ways that uplift rather than oppress its future. 

- Online Premiere Information - 

Dates: Available to stream March 30th, 8 PM - April 5th, 6 PM EDT

Website: https://watch.showandtell.film/watch/roadtovrindavan

Cost: Free. A donation is strongly encouraged to support girl's educations at the Sandipani Muni School in Vrindavan, India.

Reviews: Describ

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Registrations for the Online VIHE Govardhana Retreat 2021 are now open! Register here: http://www.bit.ly/govardhanaretreat  More info: https://vihe.org/retreats/index.html

The schedule will be announced shortly. The retreat is free of charge but it would be great if you could help to cover the organizing costs by donating according to your means. Donation information is available in the registration form. If you have any questions, write to retreats@vihe.org.

Speakers include:

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8256911259?profile=RESIZE_584x Across the world, COVID has, for better or worse, changed the way we do many things in our lives. Countless children have attended school, Sunday school and even 'camp' online this year. More than ever before, children live online - making new friends, developing established relationships, learn, recreate, etc. 

With the added stressors COVID has brought, it is no surprise that child abuse has increased, in person and online. It is important that as adults we recognize the ways that children co

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By Vraja Vihari Das

Let’s not let the important restrictions due to Covid-19 get in the way of us having a wonderful Kartika! 

In the Nectar of Devotion, Srila Prabhupada writes: “One of the most important of these ceremonial functions is called Urja-vrata. Urja-vrata is observed in the month of Kartika; especially in Vṛindavana, there is a specific program for temple worship of the Lord in His Damodara form.” 

While most of us will miss out on being in Vrindavan and some of us won’t even be abl

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