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Haribol Foods With Their Stall at the ILS 2023 With HH Niranjana Swami Maharaj and HG Gauranga Das At the ISKCON Leadership Sanga this year, HARIBOL Foods was showcased at the plenary session focused on conscious giving back. HARIBOL Foods in perpetuity pledged 100% profits to Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir (TOVP), His Divine Grace AC […]
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We all know that ISKCON Founder-Acharya Srila Prabhupada strongly and repeatedly emphasized that, to demonstrate their love for him, his followers should cooperate together. (NOTE: Please refer to the first article in this regular series on this same topic https://iskconnews.org/coming-of-age/). We also know that disagreement in all groups of human beings (embodied souls) is the […]
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Every year, the festival of the blessing of fruits was held in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. This is a traditional Christian festival, which became part of the protocol of the provincial state and has been celebrated since 1938, in which God is thanked for the crops. Mendoza has had an Interreligious Council since approximately […]
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Feb 27th, 2023: Srinivas University, one of the leading private universities in Mangalore organized the WORLD SANSKRIT CONFERENCE-2023 the first of its kind in the state. It was a 3-day event that included research paper presentations on different aspects of Vedic knowledge, ancient arts,Sanskrit language, Vedic scriptures, and their collaboration with modern scientific advances. HH […]
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The Deity Of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thkur At the Bhaktivinoda Asan This year, on 11th February, 149th Vyasa puja of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur was celebrated At The Bhaktivinoda Asan at Ultadanga, Kolkata. In 1924, when Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur turned fifty, his first Vyasapuja was celebrated here by the devotees of Gaudiya Math. It […]
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HH Jayapataka Swami Maharaj and HH Guruprasad Swami Maharaj launching the book, Svalikhita Jivani at ISKCON Leadership Sanga in Sridham Mayapur on 15th February 2023 Svalikhita Jivani, the autobiography of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura published by the Bhaktivedanta Research Center (BRC) in its original Bengali language was released at ISKCON Leadership Sanga by HH Jayapataka Swami […]
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The Live to Give campaign, also known as the Prabhupada Marathon, is an annual effort to cover the earth with Bhagavad-gitas. This global operation, which launches the day after Bhadra Purnima and runs until January, is coordinated by the BBT MCI team. Year-over-year results have increased rapidly. In 2020, we distributed 2.1 million Gitas. In […]
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By: Svayam Bhagavan Keshava Swami As expected, HH Kadamba Kanana Swami’s health situation is gradually declining. Every day, however, there are encouraging reports of the kirtans, readings and beautiful interactions he has with devotees in Vrindavana during this time. Below are the reports from the last 4 days: March 1st, 2023 Dear Devotees, Yesterday when […]
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Like a surprise pot of chipped-rice and yogurt won at a panihati festival auction, Mahimamrita Dashakam, a song released to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the installation of Shri Shri Radha-Vallabha at ISKCON Melbourne, is packed with many delectable flavours. The song begins by describing ISKCON Melbourne as śrī-prabhupāda tīrthaṁ where ISKCONs Founder-Acharya His Divine […]
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One week has passed since the Turkish yatra and members of the Hungarian Food for Life team started their food distribution in Turkey for those most affected by the severe damage caused by the earthquake in February 2023. The Hare Krishna Food for Life rapid reaction team was busy serving the locals with hot prasadam […]
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Herein is a compilation of Srila Prabhupada quotes according to various topics of how Srila Prabhupada envisioned ISKCON to move forward. I am sure there are many other relevant quotes. The reader will see patterns emerge throughout these topics which unequivocally establish Prabhupadas multifaceted vision for his Movement. The idea that his Movement must be […]
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