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The preachers must be of highly elevated character.

Vedic wisdom by Srila Prabhupada : Letter to: Satsvarupa, Montreal, June 27, 1968

We want to distribute our literature and books within as well as our prasadam, and injecting our Hare Krishna medicine within the ear.

So, reading of the literature and hearing of the chanting is the medicine, and prasadam is the diet.…

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Padayatra India on the roads of Andhra Pradesh

Padayatra India on the roads of Andhra Pradesh

June 29, 2015

Here are  the main places where Padayatra India visited from January to June 5th.  Some of these places  have already been…

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Peace, not so elusive!

Hare Krishna.

2nd July, 2015. Gurgaon

Quotes-by-Bhakti-Charu-Swami-on-Establishing-Peace-in-This-World

I recently met an elderly mataji who excitedly shared how these days she is meditating on ‘om’ during her yoga sessions. When I asked her is it helping her,…

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Disappearance Day of Srivas Pandit Prabhu

Lecture on Disappearance Day of Srivas Pandit Prabhu by Prabodhananda Sarasvati Maharaj on 12 Jun 2015 at Gita Nagari

To Listen and Download -…

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Purusottama Yoga -The Yoga of the Supreme Person

Lecture on The Yoga of the Supreme Person by Sachinanadana Swami on 21 Jun 2015

In 1990, she established an all female ISKCON temple which later was awarded a large road side bronze plaque by the…

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Special Ratha Yatra Class

Lecture on Special Ratha Yatra by Kadamba Kanana Swami on 14 Jun 2015 at Bhaktivedanta Manor

Kadamba Kanana Swami joined ISKCON in 1978 in Amsterdam. Until 1984 he managed projects in Vrindavana. From 1985 through 1990 he coordinated the construction of Srila Prabhupada’s samadhi in Mayapur. Then, for three years, he was the temple president in…

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Narada Bhakti Sutra Day 01



Lecture on Narada Bhakti Sutra by Loknath Maharaj on 26 Jun 2015 at Noida

Lokanath Swami born in Aravade, a small village Maharashtra, Indian, he went to Mumbai for studying. In the year 1971, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada…

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The Worship of Srimati Tulasi Dev Part - 2

The Worship of Srimati Tulasi Devi

SB 7-5-23&24

(4) pada-sevanam. According to one’s taste and strength, hearing, chanting and remembrance may be followed by pada-sevanam. One…

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The Worship of Srimati Tulasi Devi - Part 1



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Sankirtana is the Best Classroom, and the Holy Names, the Best Teacher

Today, as I went out for sankirtana, I was thinking of how I'd once asked Vaisesika Prabhu whether teaching people to say “Gauranga” is the same as teaching them the Hare Krishna mantra. He'd explained…

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VIHE Sanskrit Course Aug 2015

VIHE Sanskrit Course Aug 2015

INTENSIVE SANSKRIT COURSE

For Preachers, Teachers & Translators

First Semester: Aug 20 – Nov 10, 2015

• The course covers 800 most essential sutras (grammatical rules) from Sri Hari-namamrita-vyakarana, Srila Jiva Gosvami’s complete Sanskrit grammar, and includes training in reading and…

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Journey of Self Discovery" course by Shubha Vilas prabhu from 25th to 30th July 2015 Mumbai

Hare Krishna Prabhuji,

Please accept my humble obeisances,
 
Journey of Self Discovery" course which will be conducted…
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ISKCON 50: Data Needed

ISKCON 50: Data Needed

ISKCON FACTS & FIGURES

Dear Maharajas, Prabhus and Matajis.

Please accept my humble obeisances

For the purpose of celebrating ISKCON’s 50th Anniversary in 2016 we are compiling some approximate facts & figures about ISKCON.

We are collecting some quantitative data about ISKCON’s global achievements in terms of:

Temples (including farms &…

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Respect – the Foundation to True Intimacy

Respect – the Foundation to True Intimacy



By Devaki Devi Dasi

Recently I was invited to give the 15-hour course “Giving and Accepting Shelter” to the devotees in New Vraja Dham in Hungary – a wonderful community with around one hundred devotees living on the property itself, and another one hundred in the nearby village. Those who live on Sri Sri Radha Syamasundara’s property are…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 18.67

TEXT 67
idam te natapaskaya

nabhaktaya kadacana

na casusrusave vacyam

na ca mam yo 'bhyasuyati

SYNONYMS
idam—this; te—you; na—never; atapaskāya—one who is not…
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HH Sivarama Swami’s Visit to Istanbul

HH Sivarama Swami’s Visit to Istanbul

Hare Krishna! 
HH Sivarama Swami was in Istanbul from 26th to 29th June. Sivarama Swami has been visiting Turkey since 2007. We have small but surely growing yatra in Istanbul despite many challenges on preaching. However, we are very fortunate since we have a guidance of such an exalted Vaisnava like Sivarama Maharaja. We did…
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The colorful Chariot Festival: Indian tradition going worldwide

The colorful Chariot Festival: Indian tradition going worldwide

By Ila Garg

Chicago: On June 28, 2015 Hare Krishna devotees celebrated the 41st annual Chariot Festival organised by ISKCON. This year in Chicago, the Chariot Festival saw the participation of 5000 people, with 400 new attendees joining in the celebration. Team NewsGram too joined in this vibrant festival to catch a glimpse. The…

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Srila Prabhupada Arrives in Singapore! Ratha Yatra festival celebration

Srila Prabhupada Arrives in Singapore! Ratha Yatra festival celebration

By Devakinandan das

It is with great happiness that we announce the installation of Srila Prabhupada in his murti form in Singapore! This most wondrous event took place on the auspicious day of Padmini Ekadasi on Sunday 28 June 2015, during the most auspicious month of Purushottama!

The devotees in Singapore…

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Sri Krishna Temple, Guruvayoor, Kerala.

LEGENDS

One of the most renowned and oldest temples in Kerala, the Sree Krishna Temple has an interesting legend behind its origin.…

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Grand New Temple to be a Center of Education and Learning in Baltimore

Grand New Temple to be a Center of Education and Learning in Baltimore

By: Madhava Smullen ISKCON News on June 26, 2015

The temple room with Deities of Nitai Gaurasundara, Jagannath Baladeva Subhadra, and Sri Sri Radha…

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