Announcements

New Book Explores Srila Prabhupada’s Standards for Kirtana
By Atma Tattva Das - 21.6 2024 To help preserve a crucial part of Srila Prabhupada’s legacy, Srila Prabhupada’s disciple Jayadvaita Swami has released a new book, Srila Prabhupada’s Kirtana Standards: A Handbook. The handbook serves as a guide for performing kirtana...Read more...
Rupa Vilasa Dasa Continues to Chronicle the Legacy of our Vaishnava Acharyas
By Atma Tattva Das - 4.6 2024 Rupa Vilasa Dasa has dedicated his life to preserving and disseminating the rich heritage of our Vaishnava acharyas through his devotional biographies. Recently, he spoke with ISKCON News about his latest offering. At the heart of Rupa Vilasa’s service...Read more...
First-Ever Comprehensive Concordance for the Bhagavad Gita Released by Columbia University Press
By ISKCON News - 9.2 2024 The prestigious Columbia University Press has recently released a ground-breaking volume, the first-ever comprehensive concordance of the Bhagavad Gita, authored by Dr. Graham M. Schweig (Garuda Das), PhD. Entitled “Bhagavad Gita Concordance: A Comprehensive...Read more...
Giriraj Swami Launches His Latest Book, “Dancing White Elephants”
By Kulavati Krishnapriya Devi Dasi -  28.11 2023 His Holiness Giriraj Swami has unveiled his latest book, Dancing White Elephants: Traveling with Srila Prabhupada in India, August 1970–March 1972, published by BBT Australia and launched in Vrindavan on November 14 during the...Read more...
BBT’s Transcend App
BBT’s Transcend App: A Revolutionary Integration of Spirituality and Technology By Atma Tattva Das - 27.11 2023 The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has taken a significant step forward with the launch of the Transcend app by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. It...Read more...
New E-book: “Apasampradayas – Traps in Our Path Back to Godhead”
By Kulavati Krishnapriya Devi Dasi - 17.10 2023 Chaitanya Chandra Dasa has unveiled his latest offering, an e-book titled “Traps in our Path Back to Godhead.” Drawing inspiration from a publication by Suhotra Swami during the 1990s, this e-book sets a philosophical foundation to...Read more...
The Mission of Rupa Goswami
By Revati Devi Dasi  - 28.10 2022 The driving force behind Rūpa Gosvāmī’s acts, including his vast literary repertoire, was Caitanya Mahāprabhu, renowned as the initiator of the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava lineage in sixteenth-century India. In the eyes of his followers, Śrī Caitanya...Read more...
GBC Releases Decision on Lokanath Swami
By ISKCON Communications Ministry  - 9.9 2022 Dear Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. The ISKCON Governing Body Commission (GBC) today released its decision regarding the status of Lokanatha Swami. That resolution is attached below along...Read more...
Vanipedia-Behind the Screen (video)
By editor - 12.7 2021 Vanipedia-Behind the Screen-Live conversation with Visnu Murti Das GBC SPT brings to you inside insight into one of the most valuable projects within ISKCON-Vanipedia. This live interview aims to bring us to an understanding of how Vanipedia is invoking and fully...Read more...
India’s Book of Wisdom
Feature Documentary on “India’s Book of Wisdom—The Bhagavata Purana” Released By: Madhava Smullen - 13.4 2021 The film 'India's Book of Wisdom' introduces the Bhagavat Purana to people completely new to this crown jewel of ancient Sanskrit...Read more...
 Justin Davis - The First Novel By H.D. Goswami
By: Krishna West Inc - 12.4 2021 Renowned ISKCON author, Hridayananda Das Goswami, aka Howard Resnick, presents a spellbinding novel that scales literary heights while delivering a powerful Krishna conscious message. What if an ancient Sanskrit text holds the...Read more...
Ekalavya Das Sannyasa Celebration on Gaura Purnima
By: Ekalavya Das - 9.4 2021 Ekalavya Das is a disciple of His Holiness Lokanath Swami and is scheduled to receive Sannyasa (the renounced order of life) on Gaura Purnima, March 28, 2021, in Sri Pandharpur Dham, India. Ekalavya Das was born in New York City in 1965, the same year that...Read more...
Centennial Celebration Marked for HH Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja
By: Radha Damodar das (UK) - 23.2 2021 The year 2021 marks the centennial celebration, the 100th appearance anniversary, of His Holiness Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja. A disciple of Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Maharaja—himself one of the foremost disciples of Srila...Read more...
New Book Recounts History of Building Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi
By: Madhava Smullen - 22.2 2021 The interior of Srila Prabhupada's samadhi in Vrindaban “The Rising Sun: Vrindaban Samadhi Diary” by Alfred Valerio (Bhaktisiddhanta Das), now available on Amazon Kindle, recounts the story of how the Vrindaban samadhi, or mausoleum, for...Read more...
The Big Bang and the Sages
The Big Bang and the Sages - A New Book on the Puranas and Science By: Siddha Hari das - 28.1 2021 The book's cover Bibek Debroy, Chairman of India’s Prime Minister's Economic Council has launched Sidharth Chhabra (Siddha Hari Das) and Madhavendra Puri Das...Read more...
I’ll Build You a Temple: The Juhu Story
By Giriraj Swami - 12.1 2021 In August 1965, a few weeks before Srila Prabhupada left for America, on his way to see Srimati Sumati Morarji, the shipping magnate who secured him passage to the US, he passed a neglected four-acre plot of land near her residence on Juhu Beach, outside Bombay,...Read more...
Virtual Cosmography Workshop
Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies Holds Virtual Cosmography Workshop By: Prisni Devi Dasi - 2020 The new headquarters of the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies in Gainesville, Florida, USA. In 1976, Srila Prabhupada instructed the founding members of the...Read more...
Bhaktivedanta Manor Gurukula – Can you help?
By editor - 17.12 2020 The first thing that has changed about the Bhaktivedanta Manor Gurukula is that it is no longer called that, it is now simply referred to as the Gurukula – The Hare Krishna Primary School. This is part of the story which has seen big changes happen over the last...Read more...
Announcing – The BBT/TOVP Books Are Bricks Campaign
By editor - 11.12 2020 In 1971, as a young devotee in Calcutta, Giriraja Swami approached Srila Prabhupada, “I have been trying to understand what your desire is, and two things seem to please you the most: distributing your books and building the big temple in Mayapur.”...Read more...
The Vedic View on CRITICISM
By Dr. David Frawley - 13.10 2020 Why is criticism important as part of the learning process? Why can it lead to conflict and enmity? How can we use it as a tool for self-improvement, social harmony and higher awareness? Why is criticism important as part of the learning process? Why...Read more...
TOVP Construction Resumes!
By editor - 15.9 2020 After over six months of halted construction on account of the India lock-down, work on the TOVP has successfully resumed. Under the direction of Ambarisa prabhu, a special yajna was performed on August 29, the appearance day of Lord Vamanadeva, to bring...Read more...
Sri Krishna Haveli Complete!
By editor - 7.9 2020 We are happy to say that we have now successfully completed our purpose-built hall, the Sri Krishna Haveli, which will take the pressure off the main Grade II listed Manor building to provide a spacious environment that will allow you to fully appreciate your spiritual...Read more...
Narasimha: The God of Yoga
BY: DHRUVA DAS - 7.5 2020   Dearest Narasimha Bhaktas, I am pleased to announce the well-anticipated, forthcoming second volume of the Narasimha the Divine Protector book series: Narasimha: The God of Yoga and His Mysterious Culture This book will focus on Narasimha as the God of...Read more...
Bhagavad-gita in Bookstore Chain
Sivarama Swami Presents Bhagavad-gita As It Is at Hungary's Largest Bookstore Chain By: Gandharvika Prema Dasi - 16.7 2019 Sivarama Swami presenting the Bhagavad-gita at the Libri book store For the first time, the Hungarian edition of the Bhagavad Gita As It Is was presented at...Read more...
NEW BOOK RELEASE
BY: ISVARA DASA - 25.3 2019 NEW BOOK RELEASE: Pauranic Charitavali - Legends of the Puranas It is with great joy we present our latest publication, Pauranic Charitavali – Legends of the Puranas. The book chronicles the lives of Vedic Puranic sages and kings who have molded...Read more...
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