Art of resolving conflicts amicably

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By Radheyshyam Dasa There are many valuable lessons to be learned by leaders who want to resolve conflicts between two parties amicably. It requires a great deal of spiritual maturity, patience, respect … Read More

Japa And The Opening Heart By Kalakantha Dasa

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From Back to Godhead A look at Lord Caitanya’s “Eight Instructions” and their relevance to japa, the individual practice of chanting Hare Krishna. A friend once told me this analogy about spiritual … Read More

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.254, Srila Prabhupada

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Los Angeles, Jan. 8, 1968 Prabhupāda: …nija-bhakti-yoga- śikṣārtham ekaḥ puruṣaḥ purāṇaḥ śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-śarīra-dhārī kṛpāmbudhir yas tam ahaṁ prapadye [Cc. Madhya 6.254] [”Let me take shelter of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, … Read More

Home Deity Worship Seminar at the London College of Vedic Studies

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By London College of Vedic Studies The London College of Vedic Studies (www.facebook.com/londoncvs) recently organised a 2-day seminar on ‘Home Deity Worship’. The College serves as the educational department of ISKCON-London, offering … Read More

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 8.128, Srila Prabhupada

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Bhubaneswar, Jan. 24, 1977 Prabhupāda: kibā vipra, kibā nyāsī, śūdra kene naya yei kṛṣṇa-tattva-vettā, sei ‘guru’ haya [Cc. Madhya 8.128] This verse we were discussing last night, Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s statement that Kṛṣṇa … Read More

While Battling Chronic Illness, Devotee Wins Prestigious Literary Prize

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Janavi Held holding her newly published book, Letters to My Oldest Friend Earlier this year it was announced that two of Janavi Held’s devotional poems were shortlisted for the prestigious Hamilton House … Read More

Pilgrimage to Udupi 2019

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Photo Credits: Times of India The Krishna Temple in Udupi Udupi is considered to be “Mathura of the South,“ where the Supreme Lord Krishna performed many childhood pastimes for the pleasure of … Read More

Harrisburg Center Becomes Official ISKCON Temple

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Deena Bandhu Das visits the ISKCON Harrisburg temple On June 15th, the center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where a Namahatta group met for many years became an official ISKCON temple.  The following Sunday … Read More

How To Deal With Setbacks

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When something upsets us, we can remind ourselves: “Yes, this is the material world, and this is bound to happen. When a stone drops into water, it will get wet. When a … Read More

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 1.1, Srila Prabhupada

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Māyāpur, March 25, 1975 Nitāi: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse, etc.] vande gurūn īśa-bhaktān īśam īśāvatārakān tat-prakāśāṁś ca tac-chaktīḥ kṛṣṇa-caitanya-saṁjñakam [Cc. … Read More

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