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Happy Janmastami!

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On the auspicious appearance day of Sri Krishna, Janmastami Mahotsava, we wish all our viewers a very Happy Janmastami. Janmastami message by HH Jayapataka Swami from ISKCON Mayapur: “Brahma’s one day is 1000 Yugas and there have been 28Yugas already completed .After 28 Yugas , Krishna comes. We are very fortunate that we are here […]

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Honoring the Crest Jewel of All Gurus!

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“I am so much obliged to you that you have become so enthusiastic for offering Vyasa-puja… And I am very much hopeful that … even if I die, my movement will not stop, I am very much hopeful. Yes. All these nice boys and girls who have taken so seriously…” – Srila Prabhupada, Sri Vyasa-puja, […]

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Balaram Purnima Celebrations

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On the auspicious appearance day festival of Sri Balarama, at Rajapur, we had abhisheka of Lord Baladeva. Sri Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra devi were offered gorgeous outfits and colorful flower decorations. The entire temple was decorated with blue & white balloons, flower hangings etc .  A Maha abhisheka was offered at noon to small Baladeva […]

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Srila Prabhupada’s Departure for America

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According to the lunar calendar, today is the most auspicious 52nd anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s departure for the United States of America. On the 13th of August, 1965, just a few days before Janmastami and a few days before his sixty-ninth birthday, Srila Prabhupada boarded the cargo ship Jaladuta with only a small suitcase, an […]

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The Bhakti Vedanta Gita Academy, ISKCON Mayapur

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… intelligence is proved not by ease of learning, but by understanding what we learn.” Lord Sri Krishna says that the Bhagavad-gita is raja-guhyam, the King of Knowledge. The Bhaktivedanta Academy helps to equip those eager to learn with the knowledge of the Absolute. Those who have successfully completed their studies in the Academy are able to […]

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Srila Rupa Goswami Disappearance

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In 1517, Shri Rupa Goswami and Shri Sanatana Goswami, his elder brother, came to Vrindavana to fulfill four orders of Lord Chaitanya’s: (1) Uncover Shri Krishna’s lost pastime places. (2) Install Deities, start puja. (3) Write bhakti-shastras. (4) Propagate the rules of bhakti-yoga. Wearing only kaupina (loincloth) and kantha (patchwork quilt), Shri Rupa Goswami lived […]

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Jhulan Yatra 2017 begins: Day 1 photo gallery

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Jhulan Yatra is one of most spectacular festival celebrated in Mayapur for the pleasure of Sri Radha-Madhava and Vaishnavas. Starting from  the Ekadasi day, the festival continues for 5 days till Balaram Purnima. Presence of HH Jayapataka Swami for festivals in Mayapur is always special for Mayapur devotees and we are very fortunate to have Maharaj […]

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A glimpse into Sri Radha-Madhava’s Kunja! (Jhulan Yatra-Mayapur2017)

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Jhulan Yatra takes place every year in the monsoon season over a period of five days, leading up to Balarama Purnima. This is the time when Srimati Radhika and Her Madhava enjoy swing pastimes in the spiritual world. Every year the youth of Mayapur come together and work to make the festival what it has […]

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Incorporation of ISKCON in New York

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This year on the 18th of July 21, 2017 was the day Srila Prabhupada incorporated ISKCON in New York. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was incorporated in 1966 in New York by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder Acarya. Srila Prabhupada’s teachings are based on a basic principle: simple […]

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Kartik Navadwip Parikrama

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“An Absolutely Pure, Unadulterated Spiritual Activity” Srila Sanatana Goswami in his Hari Bhakti Vilas quotes the Padma Purana, which states: “Kartik is the best, the purest of purifiers, and most glorious of all months. Kartik month is particularly dear to Lord Sri Krsna. This month is full of bhakta vatsalya. Any vrata, even the smallest, […]

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