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  • Gita Jayanti Zoom Recital

    Join us on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 4:00 PM for an online recital of Bhagavad-gita verses via Zoom, on the occasion of Gita Jayanti, commemorating the day Lord Krishna spoke the Bhagavad-gita.  This will also be broadcast live via the ISKCON Alachua YouTube channel and Facebook page.  Here is the Zoom link:  Topic: Gita […]

  • Christmas Cookie Tins

    The temple will sell tins of Christmas Cookies and Fudge once again this year. Order soon! A two dozen assortment of Russian Teacakes, Lemon Poppyseed and Pfeffernüsse Spice is $15. A tin of 18 pieces of chocolate fudge is $12. Pre-pay online via PayPal, or pay cash at the time of pickup on Saturday, Dec 11, Saturday, Dec 18 […]

  • Safety Protocols for Summer Festivals

      Face masks must be worn on temple property, including by children ages five and older. We will have prasad pre-packed in to-go boxes and request you take it home with you, so that masks can stay on at all times.  If you’re not feeling well, please stay home. On festival days, we encourage everyone to take part in the […]

  • BIHS Summer 2021 Newsletter

    The BIHS has just published its Summer 2021 newsletter featuring several interesting articles on topics including: Purpose of the BIHS, BIHS Acquires a Library, Legacy of Richard L. Thompson Preserved in RLT Archives, Ask A Nerd: What is Dark Energy?, The ISKCON Communications Journal Returns, The Atma Paradigm (Webinar Course), World Logic Day, BI Scholar […]

  • NYT: COVID and the Delta Variant

    The New York Times, in its June 14 The Morning email newsletter, ran an article summarized in the following points: The situation continues to look reassuring for anybody who is vaccinated — but has become more worrisome for anybody who is not, largely because of the Delta variant. 1. Cases are no longer falling, 2. […]

  • CDC Travel Guidelines

    Domestic Travel Recommendations for Unvaccinated People If you are not fully vaccinated and must travel, take the following steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19: Before you travel: Get tested with a viral test 1-3 days before your trip. While you are traveling: Wear a mask over your nose and mouth. Masks are required […]

  • Deep Leap YouTube Series

    Deep Leap, a new Youtube series from Bhaktivedanta College of Radhadesh, Belgium, is responding to the “overwhelming need” amidst ISKCON devotees for applied philosophy, with authentic solutions to modern challenges. The series of short clips will deliver concise messages based on scripture and the examples of saintly persons, that viewers can apply practically in their […]

  • Position Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination by Devotee Doctors

    [Reprinted from a message sent out via the GBC Strategic Planning Team email news.] Recommendations by medical devotee doctors affiliated with the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Founder-Acharya: His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada The undersigned medical doctors who are Krishna devotees affiliated with the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) recommend that […]