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Astakrosh Parikrama

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We invite worldwide devotees to come & take part in the 3 days Asta Krosh Parikrama at Mayapur from 05 to 08  November 2019.

A golden opportunity to spend at least few days in Kartik month at Mayapur dhama.

“Then Lord used to wander around, with sankirtan, on evvery Ekadashi day.Sometimes, He used to go on pancha krosha parikrama within the…

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Human relationships in this modern world are scary. There is so much fear whether a relationship will last. For instance, will a marriage work out or not?  Why have we changed? 

This is because of the culture that we live in and the changes in the Western world and in the modern world that we witness around us. Previously, holding marriage as sacred was a…

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Once there was a lady in India called Kamabai. She lived in a small straw hut and materially speaking she was very poor. However, she had strong love for our Lord, Jagannatha, in her heart. Every morning before the Lord received His over 30 food preparations from the first-class priests in the temple, she cooked a simple stew called kitchari which traditionally consists of rice, beans and if you have enough money also vegetables. It is easy to digest and the main food of…

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Dear Devotees,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

The Annual General Meeting of the ISKCON GBC Society will begin on February 11, 2020. Following the ISKCON GBC Society’s Rules of Order, the GBC Secretariat requests proposals, duly sponsored by two GBC members, to be submitted by December 15, 2019. Note that NO…

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From October 12 – 14 Their Graces Ambarisa and Braja Vilasa prabhus, lead by Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and Lord Nrsimha’s Satari visited the Twin Cities of South India, Hyderabad and Secunderabad, as well as Bangalore, for TOVP fundraising events. Aside from the fundraising events, they also met with local government officials and received a great deal of attention from the print media.…

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Dhruva Maharaja by HH Niranjana Swami

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SB 4.9.11: Dhruva Maharaja continued: O unlimited Lord, kindly bless me so that I may associate with great devotees who engage in Your transcendental loving service constantly, as the waves of a river constantly flow. Such transcendental devotees are completely situated in an uncontaminated state of life. By the process of devotional service I shall surely be able to cross the nescient ocean of material existence,…

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By Damodarlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader

ISKCON established the World Holy Name Day to commemorate the anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the West, later extending the annual celebration to last for a week. On this occasion padayatris perform more vigorously the spreading of the holy name. Normally we do sankirtan in the morning as…

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By Padasevan Bhakta Das

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) celebrated an annual Mega Youth Fest ‘UDGAAR – An Expression of Goodness and Joy’, on October 6th at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. It was based on the theme ‘Anti-Addiction: Making India…

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The ISKCON Chile Newsletter was launched in February of this year with the purpose of informing the community of devotees and Krishna's friends about ISKCON’s activities. 

The Newsletter is sent by mail every Ekadasi (every 15 days), informing about upcoming classes, programs, seminars and outstanding visits. In addition, several of the newsletters include a note thanking a member of…

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Being bound by love

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Devotional service binds us to Krsna in responsibility. The first time we do little seva, we gradually start to develop our service and the more service we take, the more we continue to develop our service. For example, Srimati Radharani came from Yavat to Mother Yashoda’s house everyday to cook for Krsna. Radharani took that service very seriously. It was her responsibility to…

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Meditation on Damodarastakam

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By Lokanath Swami

The auspiciousness of the month of Kartik

Srila Prabhupada and Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu declare this month to be the best. In 1972, considering the importance of this month Srila Prabhupada put all his engagements and travel plans aside to spend this time in Vrndavana.

“My…

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Damodara-lila: Works and Grace

By Giriraj Swami

“Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura, quoting from the Vaisnava-tosani of Srila Sanatana Gosvami, says that the incident of Krsna’s breaking the pot of yogurt and being bound by mother Yasoda took place on the Dipavali Day, or Dipa-malika. Even today in India, this festival is generally celebrated very gorgeously in the month of Kartika.” (SB 10.9.1–2…

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