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  • Srila Prabhupada with raised arms

    Expanding Our Love

    Excerpted from a lecture by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, posted on  Dandavats.com, April 27, 2022 – .. “Everyone has affection. The cats and dogs also have affection. But our affection is wrongly placed. We are affectionate for the skin, for the body. This is wrong affection. Real affection is for the soul. […]

  • ISKCON Environmental Initiative

    ISKCON Launches Global Environmental Initiative

    by ISKCON News, April 22 – Aligned with the world celebration of Earth Day 2022, ISKCON is launching a global environmental initiative to assist local temples, communities, and families in better ‘walking our talk” by living more environmentally conscious and sustainable lifestyles.  “Many devotees think that because we’re strict vegetarians, we’ve done all we need […]

  • ISKCON Relief for Ukraine

    ISKCON Relief for Ukraine

    By ISKCON Relief, Apr 25, 2022 — Devotees from Europe and also other parts of the world have tirelessly continued their sincere endeavors to help devotees and refugees from Ukraine to find shelter, care, and support. The following figures are for week 8 of this devotee care/relief effort. [Scroll down within the article to see […]

  • Eco Fest Earth Day

    Eco Fest Earth Day – April 23, 2022

    Join us for our 4th annual Eco Fest Earth Day on April 23, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, behind the ISKCON Alachua Hare Krishna Temple. Family friendly, with children’s activities, workshops including building with cobb, cheese making, paper making, incence and oil making demos, a herb walk, permaculture discussion, and veggie food booths. Entrance […]

  • BIHS Newsletter, Quarter 1, 2022

    — Click here to read the BIHS newsletter —  Dear Friends of the Bhaktivedanta Institute, Hare Krishna. Please find attached our first edition of the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies newsletter for the year 2022. Thank you for your support and patience while we continue the work of renovating our BI Research Headquarters in Gainesville, […]

  • COVID Resources

    The latest CDC guidelines on Isolation versus Quarantining Dr. Divya Patel, UF Health, speaks candidly about the latest COVID surge in Alachua county Devotee ICU Nurse urges Gainesville residents to get the vaccine NYT: COVID and the Delta Variant Position statement on COVID vaccines by devotee doctors How the vaccine works, and best practices to […]

  • The Editorial Review Panel Shares Its “Editorial Principles”

    [Excerpted from the introduction to a longer document on this subject.] Over the years, devotees have expressed interest in knowing more about The Bhaktivedanta BookTrust’s book editing policies and practices, especially in making corrections to Srila Prabhupada’s booksafter his physical departure. To address the devotees’ concerns and to ensure the fidelity of Srila Prabhupada’s published […]

  • Preaching in Greece

        by Nartaka Gopal devi dasi We went to Athens, Greece, in September 2021 to visit our godbrother Dayanidhi Prabhu, temple President of ISKCON Athens. We met many wonderful devotees, went on a few harinamas, and Langa Ganesh Prabhu and I gave over ten lectures between the two of us. For thousands of years, Greece […]

  • Spring Festivals 2022 v2

    Spring Festivals in 2022

    Here are the dates and schedules for our upcoming spring festivals at the ISKCON Alachua Hare Krishna Temple, including the appearance days of Lord Nityananda, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura, Shiva Ratri and Gaura Purnima. Also includes information about upcoming Ratha-yatra festivals.