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As I stand where earth, sea, and sky meet, and watch the sun rise before me, its easy to feel the emotion of gratitude. Who am I to be so blessed and where does all this life and beauty come from? Prabhupada says it well, “Every living entity, especially persons in the human race, must […]
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Millions celebrate the secular holiday of Thanksgiving* this week, which can serve as a helpful reminder to all of the importance of giving thanks and expressing gratitude regularly. Creative devotees also use this annual event to highlight living a non-violent lifestyle that doesn’t involve killing animals and even hosting Thanksgiving day events to share our […]
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Women’s Retreat attendees gathered in New Vrindaban’s Yoga Shala. ISKCON New Vrindaban hosted a three-day Women’s Retreat on October 12-15 with the theme “Trust Your Intuition.” The event aimed to infuse joy, rejuvenation, and relaxation into the weekend, featuring an array of workshops, guided meditations, daily yoga sessions, self-care activities, and engaging experiences such as […]
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ISKCON’s Congregational Development Ministry has shared some very helpful resources for devotees to participate more fully in the fasting austerities during the last five days of Kartika (Damodara) Month known as “Bhisma Pancaka Vrata.” See the graphics below for all the details. Grandfather Bhisma fasted for these five days, preparing to give up his life. […]
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Bhakta Wilfred, Rasānanda Sankīrtana Dāsa, and Gauranga Prema Prabhu distributing books in Paris. His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada’s marathon in France is considered by many to be in a category of its own. Some devotees say that France is one of the most challenging places to distribute books, and within France, the city of Paris […]
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Bhakti Theatre at The Play House Company. In a groundbreaking move, Bhakti Theatre (BT), an affiliate of ISKCON Durban, recently stepped onto a broader stage, participating in the Playhouse Company’s 2023 Community Arts Festival (CAF). This marks a significant shift from their traditional performances confined to the annual Durban Festival of Chariots or designated temple […]
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Aruddha Devi Dasi pictured alongside the latest volume of the “Srimad Bhagavatam A Comprehensive Guide for Young Readers” Aruddha Devi Dasi, a luminary in the realm of Krishna-conscious education, with the help of a team of parents worldwide, has been publishing “Srimad Bhagavatam A Comprehensive Guide for Young Readers.” Recently, she has released […]
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HH S.B. Keshava Swami has announced a new free on-demand course called “In Essence: Evolve Your Vision, Change Your World,” which will launch in December 2023. The course will have eight recorded sessions, four live Q&A interviews, and interactive “cheat sheets” that give you the essence of each session. Keshava Swami is a sought-after speaker […]
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Celebrating the 46th Disappearance Day of Srila Prabhupada was a jubilant and spiritually uplifting affair for thousands of devotees gathered at the revered samadhi in remembrance of the remarkable life and teachings of the founder Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). The day commenced with a soul-stirring Samadhi Arati, an offering of […]
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Jahnavi Harrison has released her latest album, “Into the Forest (Live),” which is now available to stream or purchase across popular platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and more. In her most recent Instagram post, she told her 165K followers, “Hope it brings you joy and healing. Blast it out in the kitchen and sing […]
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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 […]
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