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A devotee children’s club in Australia, with about 80 children, decided to bring the holy land of Vrindavana, Krishna’s birthplace, into Brisbane.
The children come up with innovative ideas to present the Lord's pastimes by making 3D models.
COVID-19 claims the life of the world renowned spiritual leader but his legacy lives on.
After over six months of halted construction on account of the India lockdown, work on the TOVP has successfully resumed.
2020 is bringing in new things for ISKCON North America (NA) Communications Department: new management, with the appointment of Madan Gopal Das as Director and Kumari Kunti Dasi as Administrative Director, as well as back-to-back events to boost the North America teams with a Training Workshop and Communications Conference in the fall of this year.
“All of my students… should read our books very diligently at least one or two hours daily and try to understand the subject matter from varieties of angles,” Srila Prabhupada wrote to Madhudvisa in June 1972.
When our children grow into teens, many of us find that inspiring them in Krishna consciousness becomes much harder. They are no longer enthusiastic to imitate us or join in with the devotional activities we initiate.
In the past two weeks, he has been recovering very nicely, now he is back serving on the altar and started to take small speaking engagements.
From September 17th to 23rd, the ISKCON Kirtan Ministry is holding daily virtual events on its official Facebook page, as well as on ISKCON Desire Tree’s Hare Krishna TV Youtube channel, which reaches 1.2 million subscribers.
The Bhadra Campaign was launched in 2017, inspired by the Srimad-Bhagavatam verse 12.13.13, which states, “If on the full moon day of the month of Bhadra one places Srimad-Bhagavatam on a golden throne and gives it as a gift, he will attain the supreme transcendental destination.”
Maybe we tend to prioritise external achievements over internal purification – after all, that’s what gets the claps and nods from our social circle.