Devotees were preparing for their weekly Sunday Feast at the ISKCON center in Tijuana, Mexico, when tremors were felt from the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck 108 miles away near Mexicali, Baja California.
Students were able to tour the world through meditation and cultural celebrations on campus at the Busch Campus Center with the help of the University’s Bhatki Yoga Club.
Former ISKCON Vrindavana temple president Devamrita Dasa was initiated into Sannyasa, the renounced order of life, this March 24th and given the new name Bhakti Rasamrita Swami by his guru Radhanath Swami.
ISKCON’s Krishna-Balarama temple in Vrindavana, India—the holy village where Krishna is said to have appeared 5,000 years ago—celebrated its 35th anniversary with a two-day festival this March 23rd and 24th.
On 24 March 2010, devotees and well-wishers at ISKCON Juhu celebrated Ramnavami. The appearance of Lord Rama is celebrated as Ramnavmi.
As the day dawned on March 15, several hundred ISKCON devotees joined six million other pilgrims and holy men to bathe in the sacred Ganga river at this year’s Kumbha Mela in Haridwar.
On March 20th, ISKCON of Alachua hosted a Ratha Yatra in the historic city of St. Augustine, Florida for the fifth time. This year, however, both the organizers and the city made some strategic changes.
Despite living what doctors described as a 'virtuous life', Claudia Zeff was at risk of heart disease. A genetic predisposition to high blood pressure meant she faced a lifetime of medication and the risk of health problems in later life, including stroke and kidney damage.
Disciples of ISKCON guru Jayapataka Swami plan to distribute 61,000 copies of Bhagavad-gita As It Is to honor his 61st birthday, to be celebrated on May 28th in Mayapur, India.
ISKCON Vancouver spread the Holy Names to visitors from all over the world through chanting and passing out books on the streets during the February 2010 Winter Olympics in downtown Vancouver.