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March 2006
On Eating Leeks And Drinking Decaf
by John Glasheen
Posted March 31, 2006

You can eat anything that you want to. However, leeks are in the same family as onions.

A cup of coffee has about 60 to 100 milligrams of caffeine, some more, some less. A cup of decaf has about 5 milligrams, about the same as an ounce of milk chocolate. (Click here for the full article)

Invitation for the Rathayatras And Annual Festival
by Visvarupa das
Posted March 30, 2006

We humbly invite you all to our ninth year temple inauguration festival in ISKCON Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It will start with two Rathayatras. One on March 31, Friday will start at 5 p.m. from Ranchhodji Mandir (Click here for the full article)

Looking for Transcript of Dramatic Recording
by Kalavati
Posted March 26, 2006

We are looking for a transcription of the dramatic recording called The Adventures of the Great King Rama. This recording has been used by various devotee drama troupes over the years, so we are wondering if there is a transcription already available for sharing or purchase. We have a copy of the recording itself already. (Click here for the full article)

In the News:
Court Rejects Hare Krishna Appeal for Building Temple

by PTI
Posted March 25, 2006

Moscow, Russia - A Moscow court has rejected an appeal by the 'Hare Krishna' movement for allowing it to construct a temple on 1.05 hectares of land in a prime locality in the Russian capital. (Click here for the full article)

Comments On Varnasrama And Sankirtana Yajna
by Dayananda dasa
Posted March 25, 2006

atah pumbhir dvija-srestha varnasrama-vibhagasah svanusthitasya dharmasya samsiddhir hari-tosanam (S.B. 1.2.13) The varnasrama-vibhagasah—divisions of varnasrama—are meant to organize society so that each person’s responsibilities (dharma or sva-dharma) are directed toward the glorification or satisfaction of Lord Hari. (Click here for the full article)

Prabhupada At Harmonium
by Bhakta Josh Dorta
Posted March 25, 2006

Prabhupada at Harmonium (outline and colour pastels)

Click Here for the Chakra Art Gallery

We Need a Volunteer From Every Temple...
by Yadunandana Pada dasa
Posted March 24, 2006

...to Serve Your Local Ashram Devotees with Health Care. We say that 'service to the devotees is the highest service;' perhaps this is your opportunity to spend an hour each week on performing the highest yajña-sacrifice and offering to the Lord. (Click here for the full article)

by Rohini Priya dd
Posted March 23, 2006

Can we eat leeks and drink decaffeinated coffee?

Gaura Purnima Photos
by Web Master Universal
Posted March 21, 2006

Festival of Gaura Purnima in Asuncion - Paraguay, a Success

News in English Click Here

Festival of Gaura Purnima in Asuncion - Paraguay, a Success

ISKCON Paraguay News Pictures: Click Here

(Click here for the full article)

ISKCON New York Sri Gaura Purnima 2006 Report
by ISKCON New York, Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir
Posted March 20, 2006

All day long, devotees came to Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, to celebrate the appearance day of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. They came to chant, hear Gaura-katha, and render some devotional service. The youth of ISKCON NY took up many of the key services, assisting Nandanandana prabhu to cook the Festival Feast, as well as preparing close to 60 different foodstuffs for the Lord's evening offering (120 offerings in total), as well making many varieties of garlands for the deities to wear with their new outfit. (Click here for the full article)

Mission Of Mercy - Book Distribution
by Karthi prabhu and Rupa Sanatana das
Posted March 19, 2006

The St. Louis temple is happy to announce the incredible opportunity for hearing about and tasting this nectar!!! HG Vaisesika Prabhu, a major leader in this service and former resident of our temple, has graciously agreed to come for some nice gatherings to outline the exciting details about how each of us can participate: (Click here for the full article)

The Mirror Of Cartoon Satire
by Akhandadhi Dasa
Posted March 18, 2006

In a recent advertisement on UK television, some reformed Daleks tag along a group of Hare Krishna devotees chanting down the street. Renouncing their exterminating ways, these alien miscreants happily sing in metallic voices, "Peace & Love, Peace & Love". (Click here for the full article)

Start Of Spring Celebrated At the Hindu Festival Of Colours
by Radha Mohan (das) BCS (UK Communications)
Posted March 16, 2006

As the full moon rises, the bonfire is lit with a roar and joyous singing and dancing as colours are sprayed and thrown. The reds, blues and oranges of the kumkum powder make people into modern art features in this Hindu traditional festival of colours.

On Sunday 19th March 2006 were the combined festivals of Holi and Gaura Purnima at Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple in Aldenham near Watford, from 7.30pm. (Click here for the full article)

Transcendence 2006 At Ohio State University - May 17th/18th
by Bhakta Piyush
Posted March 14, 2006

Columbus Krishna House and ISKCON Yoga club is pleased to invite all to a 2 day festival in the heart of The Ohio State University campus.

Festival will be attended by thousands of students and faculty at the campus and will include dance and music, distribution of Srila Prabhupada books and free prasad. (Click here for the full article)

New Dwarka Garden Renovation
by Kriyasakti dasi
Posted March 12, 2006

In the past, many members of the Los Angeles temple community, including congregation, visitors and neighbors have approched New Dwarka management to "do something" about the garden and sidewalk area beneath our "Hare Krsna Community" signature sign on Venice Blvd. (Click here for the full article)

Daily Reports GBC Meetings - Day 8
by Lilasuka (das) BCS (GBC Secretariat)
Posted March 12, 2006

After the kirtana and Bhagavatam reading (5.10.20), the 8th day of the GBC meetings began with a presentation: ISKCON Youth Report by H.G. Anuttama Prabhu.

"Over the last several years, many meetings were called asking the question "How can we heal our society and move on from the traumatic effects of abuse?" (Click here for the full article)

Faithful To Srila Prabhupada’s Words
by Jayadvaita Swami
Posted March 11, 2006

Thank you to Vyapaka Prabhu (and internet news sites) for highlighting two excellent examples of how the older editions of Srila Prabhupada’s books differ from the newer, more carefully edited ones.

Here are those examples again (this time followed by the original text from which they came):

Bhagavad-gita As It Is (Click here for the full article)

Conflict Resolution Ends At Precisely 2pm
by Niscala dasi
Posted March 10, 2006

Lilasukha's summary of the most recent GBC meeting can give us genuine hope and promise of a bright future (presuming we were born yesterday or this morning...)

"He presented solutions to ISKCON conflicts which included: increased dialogue, taking advantage of ISKCON Resolve's services (Click here for the full article)

Maui Home / Ideal Kirtana Site for Sale
by Chandrika dasi
Posted March 9, 2006

I have a rare and special property in Haiku on Maui that I must sell and I want to make it available to the devotee community before listing it for the public.

The three bedroom, one bath home with separate A-frame is on two acres of land adjoining 50 acres of protected land. (Click here for the full article)

Holi, the Festival Of Colors
by Charu das
Posted March 8, 2006

When: March 18, Saturday 4 pm
Where: Krishna Temple, 8628 S Main St., Spanish Fork, Utah
Contact person: Charu or Vai
Contact Numbers: 798-3559/787-1510

The Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork invites all members of the public to celebrate the festival of Holi on Saturday, March 18th, from 4 pm.

In India Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. (Click here for the full article)

Books Controversy Considered Harmful
by Ananda das
Posted March 6, 2006

Mahesh Raja has sent Chakra the texts of the 1975 first edition and the 1996 corrected edition of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta. Because he offered no explanation, some people may draw the wrong conclusion that the 1996 corrections are in some way an interpolation or innovation. Nothing could be further from the truth. (Click here for the full article)

Vrndavan Hospice Update
by Yadunandana Pada Dasa
Posted March 4, 2006

All is quiet at the moment, and we are all very happy and thankful for this. Needles to say, this is temporary. Your generous donation-fund is still going strong and although we have not met our desired goal, there is no lack at this present, quiet time. (Click here for the full article)

An Example Of Caitanya Caritamrta Book Changes
by Mahesh Raja
Posted March 3, 2006

Current Version: "Even if one thinks that there are many pseudo devotees or nondevotees in the Krishna Consciousness Society, still one should stick to the Society; if one thinks the Society's members are not pure devotees (Click here for the full article)

Ice Dancers Pick 'Govinda' Theme
by Urmila dasi
Posted March 2, 2006

Two world-class figure skaters, Anastasia Grebenkina and Vazgen Azroyan, have picked the famous "Govindam adi-purusham" prayers as their theme music. You can download a video of their performance at the Turin Olympics. (Click here for the full article)

Satyashop.com Invitation
by Aneta
Posted March 1, 2006

I would like to invite you to www.satyashop.com. Place where you can buy beautiful Vaishnava gifts.

www.Satyashop.com is my realized dream form few years back. When my son Mathew came to this world (Click here for the full article)

  Tallahassee Ratha Yatra April 1
by Visnu Dasa
Posted March 31, 2006

The Tallahassee Ratha Yatra will be on April 1st beginning at 10:00 am. The procession will start on Monroe St. (just like last year). Everyone will be treated to a sumptuous feast at the end. The actual parade is about one hour. Families and children are encouraged to attend. (Click here for the full article)

Free Mathematics Software
by Dayananda das
Posted March 30, 2006

Mathematica 5.1 FOR STUDENTS and CalculationCenter, both from Wolfram Research, are worth a total of $400 and they are sitting unused on my shelf. To use the student version of Mathematica you must prove you are a student (Click here for the full article)

Interactive Satellite Images: Govardhana, Vrindavan, Mayapura
by Caitanya Candra das (UK - Hungary)
Posted March 26, 2006

Special thanks to Bhakta Google Maps, we can now see satellite images of the Holy Dham's :-)

You can zoom in and out, and drag the images to explore the area: www.vaisnavacalendar.info/sat

In the News:
Krishna Temple Welcomes Spring

by Brittany Leonard, Daily Universe, Brigham Young University
Posted March 25, 2006

Participants purchased festive spring-colored powder and proceeded to have a riotous color fight to welcome in the spring season.

Fire and color mixed together in a hazy aura of spastic bodies and chanting. Students and families -- young and old -- threw handfuls of vibrant powder at each other in a frenzied celebration of spring (Click here for the full article)

Vyasa Puja Offerings for Srila Prabhupada
by Dravida Dasa
Posted March 25, 2006

Offerings for Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa Puja book are due on April 15. The following is our official announcement in this regard. (Click here for the full article)

Vaishnava Girls' School Needs Ashram Staff
by Hector Rosario
Posted March 24, 2006

Laxmimoni devi dasi, the principal of the Vaishnava Academy for Girls and a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, has asked me if I could help her find two or three female devotees to help with the school. I thought the best I could do was send her plea to Chakra. (Click here for the full article)

Request To Both Jayavaita Swami And the BBT
by Nrsimha dasa
Posted March 23, 2006

My humble request to you is to make the lists of the book changes available to the devotee community.

Also please make the audio transcripts of Srila Prabhupada available for the verses that have been changed and creating such a stir. This way we can see that you are following Srila Prabhupada's words in making the changes. (Click here for the full article)

Radio Krishna In Trouble
by Radio Krishna, Denmark
Posted March 21, 2006

This is an appeal for help. Due to bad fortune Radio Krishna in Aarhus, Denmark did not get the (crucial) annual financial support from the Danish Ministry of Culture. For the past 20 years the Radio has broadcasted transcendental vibrations almost entirely because of this support. (Click here for the full article)

Minor Case Or Capital Controversy?
by Dharini dasi, Portland, Oregon
Posted March 20, 2006

Srila Prabhupada's books are hailed as scholarly because they capture the essence of the Vedas. He meticulously translated while consulting previous acaryas in order to present a faithful rendition of the original texts. A close examination of word-for-word translations of the slokas highlights the difficulty of translating into another language. (Click here for the full article)

Chanting While Driving
by (Name Withheld)
Posted March 19, 2006

Can a person chant the Hare Krishna mantra while driving? If a person chants while driving, can that chanting be attentive or pure chanting? Can the chanting one does while driving be "counted" as part of one's vow of at least sixteen rounds? Different devotees say different things on this topic. What does Prabhupada say? (Click here for the full article)

Gaura Purnima Festival 2006 In Ludhiana
by Rajsuya dasa
Posted March 18, 2006

Gaura Purnima festival was celebrated by Iskcon, Ludhiana. Inspite of rain a large number of people enthusiastically participated in this maha festival. In the evening deities Sri Sri Jagannatha, Baldeva and Subhadra and Sri Sri Gaur Nitai brought to the venue of the festival. Devotees were sweeping the path from where the chariot was to cross. (Click here for the full article)

2006 Festival Of Inspiration Website
by Shyam Pandey
Posted March 16, 2006

The website for 2006 Festival of Inspiration is Festivalofinspiration.com

Please visit the site for details about the festival and also details of presentation and seminars.

Vaishnava Businesses And Services International (vbasi)
by Vaishnava Businesses and Services International
Posted March 14, 2006

Below you will find information about a new resource called Vaishnava Businesses and Services International. Please contact us with any questions, ideas or concerns about this project. When the VBASI website is up, we will announce it throughout the community. (Click here for the full article)

Radio Indraprastha - Digital Internet Radio In the Uk
by Sanjeev Mistry
Posted March 12, 2006

The Hare Krishna Centre in Leicester UK has launched its Digital Internet Station, Radio Indraprastha. The station broadcasts 24 hours 365 days a year and is available at: www.gauranga.org/indraprastha.htm.

Broadcasts consist mainly of Krishna Bhajans and Krishna Katha. (Click here for the full article)

Letters From Srila Prabhupada
by Saunaka Muni das
Posted March 12, 2006

I am searching for the 5 volume Letters From Srila Prabhupada set; any volume sepearately or the whole set. If any devotees know where I could buy these second hand, please contact me at saunakamunidas@yahoo.com.

Vaishnava Arts Network International (VANI)
by Vaishnava Arts Network International
Posted March 11, 2006

VANI Background:

The Vaishnava community is blessed by the presence of many artists who are sharing their realizations with devotees, and Krishna Consciousness with the public, through their art. We have designed VANI according to an enlivening vision of our Vaishnava society as a dynamic network of devotees who continuously manifest interpersonal depth and cultural richness. (Click here for the full article)

In the News:
Home Office Funds First Uk Research Into Hindu Identity

by Ramesh Kallidai, Hindu Forum Britain
Posted March 10, 2006

1 March 2006 - The Hindu Forum of Britain in partnership with the Runnymede Trust are conducting the first ever government-funded UK research project aimed at understanding the issues and aspirations of today's Hindu youth, women, elders and community organisations in areas including access to public services, education, health, employment, funding, regeneration, integration, cohesion and equal opportunities. (Click here for the full article)

Dallas Sankirtan Festival Inspires Devotees To Distribute Books
by Lavangalatika devi dasi
Posted March 9, 2006

For four days, although the weather outside was cold and icy, the devotees' hearts in Dallas were warmed by Vaisesika Prabhu's presentations on book distribution at the Dallas Sankirtan Festival held from February 16 ththrough 19th. The theme of the festival was, "Everyone Doing A Little Accomplishes A Lot." (Click here for the full article)

Nama Hatta In Augusta
by Rakesh Sharma
Posted March 8, 2006

Looking for Krishna Conscious association faithful to Shrila Prabhupada in this garden city of Georgia. Plans include regular Nama Hatta gatherings and possibly a temple. Augusta is a city of approximately 250,000 people, with a state university, medical college, dental school, and several hospitals. The downtown has a nice river with a riverwalk and amphitheater. (Click here for the full article)

Shiva Ratri Wrap Up
by Caru das
Posted March 6, 2006

Last evening's Shiva Ratri had the maximum attendance. Congestion upstairs in the temple room, and downstairs in the buffet and gift store was just at capacity the whole evening. The crowd consisted of neatly dressed college students, Indian community members with their children, and families. Everyone took a lively interest in the proceedings. (Click here for the full article)

'Virtual Mayapur Festival' on Mayapur.com
by Pancaratna ACBSP
Posted March 4, 2006

With pleasure we announce the launch of the "virtual Mayapur festival" on www.Mayapur.com.

With the hoisting of the flag the devotees gathered in Mayapur pronounced their sankalpa for the sankirtan yajna of Sri Mayapur International Festival. (Click here for the full article)

GBC Meeting Day Three And Four
by Lilasuka (das) BCS (GBC Secretariat)
Posted March 3, 2006

The day began with the traditional kirtana and reading from Srimad Bhagavatam (2.10.44).

The GBC were given updates on the French, German, and Moscow Yatras, Ambarisa Prabhu gave a personal update on the Mayapur Project, Tamohara Prabhu gave a report on the Child Protection Office, and there were some more presentations by the Deputies. (Click here for the full article)

Holi In Braja
by Deena Bandhu (das) ACBSP (Vrindavan - IN)
Posted March 2, 2006

Just for your information, Holi in Vrindavan is celebrated for about a week before Gaura Purnima. Last year some bhaktins from came South Africa for the first time to Vrindavan during this time and ended up spending most of their time in their guesthouse room afraid to come outside. (Click here for the full article)

  Looking for Acyuta And Haihaya Prabhus
by Mahavegavati dasi
Posted March 31, 2006

Atulananda prabhu is trying to locate two of Srila Prabhupada disciples: Acyuta and Haihaya prabhus. Included is his email to me in this regard. If anyone knows where either of these devotees are (Click here for the full article)

My Dilemma
by Name Withheld
Posted March 30, 2006

My inquiry is this. I have recently become Krishna Conscious. I have been studying and reading and associating with others as much as I can, and have quickly become quite devoted to Krishna. I would like to continue further on this path, but here is my dilemma. I have been married 22 years (Click here for the full article)

Errors Give Books Personality
by Arijit Das
Posted March 26, 2006

I have an original Srimad Bhagavatam, one that His Divine Grace came over with and I do read it often. There are many printing, writing, and editing errors but in my opinion that is what gives it personality. (Click here for the full article)

Memoirs of a Modern-day Ksatriya, Part 9
by Govardhana das
Posted March 25, 2006


I was medically evacuated by way of Black Hawk helicopter, taking fire as we ascended toward the calm, scorching skies. The Air Force pilot, who had the luxury of returning home every fortnight and with whom as a soldier I would generally have a "bone to pick," (Click here for the full article)

A Cow Seva E-list?
by Lakshmi
Posted March 25, 2006

I would like to be in touch with other devotees who have family cows. Perhaps we can have our own cow based discussion group via email?

Please contact me if you are a cow owner and are interested in corresponding, regarding cow care, milking, etc, and refer anyone you think might like this as well. lakshmikary@yahoo.com

(Click here for the full article)

In the News:
Hare Krishna Church Members Ask for Help To Rebuild Temple

by wftv.com
Posted March 24, 2006

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Local Hare Krishnas are asking people of different faiths for help rebuilding their temple. The Shanti Mandir temple on 31st Street and Westmoreland Drive in Orange County was heavily damaged by fire last week. (Click here for the full article)

Printed Silk Patkas for Devotional Events
by Sanjay
Posted March 23, 2006

We can supply screen-printed quality silk Patkas (Dupattas) for religious or devotional events or festivals like Rathayatras, etc. Giving these Patkas or Dupattas to your guests and devotees taking part in the procession would be a beautiful gesture. (Click here for the full article)

Hugh Building for Sale In Vrindavan
by Acutya Caitanya dasa
Posted March 21, 2006

Located on Parakrama Marg, just five minutes walk from Krsna Balaram Mandir and near Lalita Asrama, is the Srila Prabhupada Charitable Society which is for sale.

This building has 20 rooms including a large temple room. There is also a kitchen, courtyard, terrace and basement. (Click here for the full article)

Gaura Purnima Harinam In Times Square
by New York ISKCON, Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir
Posted March 20, 2006

N.Y. Gaura Purnima Harinam Celebtration

On Saturday March 11, 2006 close to 80, mostly congregation, devotees from ISKCON NY (Brooklyn) and other locations gathered to begin the celebrations for Gaura Purnima a few days early with an ecstatic harinam procession through the heart of Maya's kingdom - Times Square, New York City. (Click here for the full article)

Film Festival Award for South African Film
by Amala Gaura das
Posted March 19, 2006

Local Documentary wins Hare Krishna Oscar
My Hare Krishna Family, a 48-minute documentary directed and produced by local film-makers Frank Opperman and Denise Slabbert won three awards at the first Hare Krishna Film Festival in Mayapur, India on Saturday night. This film was first aired on SABC2 during August 2005 and has subsequently been rebroadcast during February 2006 as well as appearing on SABC Africa. (Click here for the full article)

Looking for Bharat And Neela Desai
by Katyayani DD and Matura Mohan D
Posted March 18, 2006

We are trying to contact Bharat and Neela Desai, ex- South Africans, now living in New Zealand, disciples of His Holiness Giriraj Swami.

If you have an email/postal adress or phone numbers please forward these details to Katyayani DD and Mathura Mohan D, ex- South Africans, now living in Ireland. Please email katyanaigrs@homtali.com OR mpillay@ntlworld.ie.

Original Bhagavad Gita and Caitanya Caritamrta scans
by Ranjit das
Posted March 16, 2006

Scans of the original ms pages of BG 2.31 and CC Mad. 19.157 as per the request of Jayadvaita Swami. (Click here for the full article)

I Would Like To Offer My Services for Administrative Work
by Subhadra Mayi devi dasi
Posted March 14, 2006

I would like to offer my services for administrative work, ie typing, databases etc. Payment can be discussed but must be reasonable. Please contact me at subhadra_mayi@yahoo.com or sonja_taveirne@hotmail.com

New Malola CD Release Of Traditional Haridasa Kirtanas By Sri Vidyabhushana
by Amaraprabhu dasan (Germany)
Posted March 12, 2006

Classical, devotional Songs from the Haridasas (16th century) of South India, coming in the tradition of Sripad Madhvacarya, are presented in around 60 minutes on this new Release of Malola Music. Sri Vidyabhushana, the famous vocalist in Karnatic Music, is presenting these rare compositions with original Raagas and is supported with traditional instruments like Veena, Ghatam and Mrdangam. (Click here for the full article)

Looking for Artists / Musicians
by Ananta Govinda dasa
Posted March 12, 2006

Ananta Govinda dasa and a number of young devotees are working on a devotional fantasy sci/fi novel called the "Mirror of Desire"

Please visit the website for more info: www.mirrorofdesire.com

We kindly ask blessings of the Vaisnavas to make this project successful. (Click here for the full article)

Prints Of Jadurani Artwork Available
by Nityananda das
Posted March 11, 2006

The spiritual world comes alive with the transcendental art of Jadurani dasi (also known as Syamarani dasi). Her art is gaining more and more popularity. Featured on the cover of the October issue of Sedona Journal, a leading new age magazine, was her work entitled Venu Gita. It features Sri Krishna playing His flute and attracting Srimati Radharani, the gopis and all the other residents of Sri Vrindavana. (Click here for the full article)

Kali Yuga Tree Killers
by Gaura dasa
Posted March 10, 2006

I appreciate Gunamai prabhu's integrity to stand up to any authorities that may not have cared for Srila Prabhupada's trees or bushes in our New Dwaraka community in L.A.

It reminds me of an article submitted by Dinabandhu prabhu regarding a 500 yr old ancient Neem tree that Samika Rsi dasa recently destroyed in Vrndavana, against many warnings. (Click here for the full article)

In the News:
Hindu Forum Of Britain Condemns Indian Bomb Blast And Appeals for Calm

by Hindu Forum of Britain
Posted March 9, 2006

The Hindu Forum of Britain, UK's representative umbrella organisation for British Hindus, condemned the bomb blasts in the Indian holy city, Varanasi, which reportedly killed 15 persons and injured 60 others.

Blasts were reported in at least three locations in the northeast Indian city: (Click here for the full article)

Daily Reports GBC Meetings - Day 5,6 & 7
by Lilasuka (das) BCS (GBC Secretariat)
Posted March 8, 2006

Day 5

This morning's pre-meeting kirtana was led by HH Bhaktisvarupa Damodar Swami and the verse read was Srimad Bhagavatam, 4.30.35.

This was followed by more proposals from the Deputies, such as the review of ISKCON Ministries. The Deputies suggested that some Ministries may better be seen as "International Offices" or "Standing Commitees". (Click here for the full article)

Vrindavan - Gaura Purnima Festival
by ISKCON Vrindavan (Krsna-Balaram Mandir)
Posted March 6, 2006


PROGRAM (Click here for the full article)

In the News:
Musician Kept the Faith

by Scott Bauer, Associated Press
Posted March 4, 2006

Branded as the quiet one when Beatlemania hit, George Harrison mystified, confused and enthralled many when he became outspoken in his devotion to Hindu philosophy.

"Here Comes the Sun: The Spiritual and Musical Journey of George Harrison" takes a flattering look at Harrison's faith, his devotion to fellow Krishna followers and, to a lesser degree, how his music was shaped by both. (Click here for the full article)

Announcing Kulimela 2006 In New Vrindavan. All Second Generation Welcome.
by Bhimasena Jones, Kulimela Organization Team
Posted March 3, 2006

New Vrindavana June 14th - 18th

Kulimela is a festival to inspire and showcase the 2nd generation in a mood of personal and spiritual development. A variety of seminars, workshops, and entertainment will provide an exciting environment in which we can network and explore who we are as a community. For further information and to register please visit www.kulimela.com

(Click here for the full article)

In the News:
Latest Education News From Mayapur

by Prabhupada.org
Posted March 2, 2006


Sri Mayapur International School is now fully affiliated with Cambridge International Examinations. ISKCON children now can register as DAY or ASHRAMA students and study their IGCSE, AS and A-Levels in the sublime atmosphere of Sri Mayapur Dham. (Click here for the full article)

Daily Reports GBC Meetings - Day 2 - 17th Of February 2006
by Lilasuka (das) BCS (GBC Secretariat)
Posted March 1, 2006

After the kirtana and Bhagavatam reading (5.10.14), Day 2 of the GBC meetings began with a continuation of the proposals that have been gone through by the GBC Deputies. Aniruddha Prabhu presented to the body mandates, mission statements and proposals regarding the Ministries of Book Distribution, Health and Welfare, and Arts. (Click here for the full article)

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