Thomas Merton on the Bhagavad-Gita

By Thomas Merton The word gita means “song.” Just as in the Bible the Song of Solomon has traditionally been known as “The Song of...

Kazakhstan Criticised Over Krishna Incident

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe criticised Kazakhstan on Monday for destroying part of a village housing Hare Krishna followers, calling the incident a form of religious intolerance.

Devotees Elected to Local Mayors Council

Since 1998—for the past three elections—one of the seven people on the Mayor’s council in the village of Somogyvamos in Hungary has been an ISKCON devotee.

Why our Hare Krishna Temple Wants to be GMO free!!!

Many people do not know what are GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms), and how often we end up eating them without knowing it.

University of Toronto launching Sanskrit studies

by Rajan Zed University of Toronto (U of T), “one of the world’s top research-intensive universities”, is launching three-level Sanskrit language learning courses from September...

Philippines: Urgent Help Needed for Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Food for Life Philippines is responding to the emergency with hot vegan meals. A team of volunteers is gathering resources and equipment to expand their efforts immediately.

George Harrison Memorial Garden Opens to Public

The George Harrison Memorial Garden at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Estate near Watford is now open to the public.

Dating the Vedas

A lecture by Sadaputa das (Dr. Richard L. Thompson) on Srimad Bhagavatam 4.2.31, and factual dating of the Vedas.

’40 Years of Devotion’ at Bhaktivedanta Manor

The late Beatle George Harrison, who was deeply impressed by Srila Prabhupada, was concerned that the ISKCON temple in Bury Place near the British Museum was overcrowded. With overwhelming generosity he offered to donate a much larger property ‘somewhere in the countryside but within easy travelling distance from London’.