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  • Support North American ISKCON Youth’s annual mission trip to Mexico

    Support our North American ISKCON Youth’s upcoming annual mission trip to Mexico. Thirty-six of our next generation youth and young adult missionaries will be embarking on a 7000-mile journey over the course of their winter break, December 14-January 5, to share the spiritually uplifting message of Krishna consciousness with thousands of people in towns and […]

  • Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day – THIS Thursday, November 3, 2016

    (Fasting until noon) 4:30 a.m.—Mangal Arati 5:00 a.m.—Tulasi Puja 5:30 a.m.—Japa 7:20 a.m.—Guru Puja 7:45 a.m.—Greeting the deities 8:00 a.m.—Remembrances 10:30 a.m.—Bring in 500 preps for Srila Prabhupada’s Maha Prasadam Feast 11:45 a.m.—Pushpanjali 12:00 noon—Arati to Srila Prabhupada and to Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundara 12:30 p.m.—Distribution of Srila Prabhupada’s Maha Prasadam 5:30 p.m.—NEW TIME – […]

  • Govardhana Puja and Go Seva Festival

    Join us for the Govardhana Puja and Go Seva Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016, to celebrate Krishna lifting Govardhana Hill. The day’s full schedule will be announced next week. 4:15 p.m. – Arati and Kirtan 5:40 – 6:00 p.m. – Go (Cow) Puja and circumbulate Govardhana Hill 6:30 p.m. – Maha Prasadam Feast Please […]

  • Month of Damodara Celebration at the Temple

    As we know, this is a very auspicious time of the year. It is stated in the Skanda Purana that all holy places reside in the month of Kartika, which is eternally dear to Lord Krishna. Whatever pious deeds one performs to please Lord Visnu during the month of Kartika brings a benefit that is […]

  • New Hare Krishna YouTube Channel Gets Tens of Thousands of Views

    The 3t Path, a new YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4XheW46vUNmF2WpQkkn5cg), started by Giridhari Das, a Brazilian devotee who in the past has been in charge of the Portuguese BBT and been the President of the ISKCON Brazil National Council, has gotten over 30 thousand views since starting just three weeks ago, with 12 thousand views just on […]

  • Devotees Called Upon to Attend Historic ‘Chant 4 Change

    Already ISKCON communities in Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Alachua, Maine and New York are mobilizing large contingents of devotees to attend what promises to be an historic event this October 8th – Chant 4 Change. Kirtan chanter and organizer Gaura Vani is imploring all devotees from throughout the U.S. and beyond to come en masse and […]

  • Sri Radhastami Festival, THIS Friday, September 9, 2016

    On Srimati Radharani’s special Appearance Day, everyone is very eager to offer some service to the Lord’s topmost devotee, known as “the Queen of Vrindavan,” and to obtain Her mercy. It is only through the mercy of devotees that one can obtain Krishna’s grace, and since Srimati Radharani is the topmost devotee, Her mercy is […]

  • Relishing Siksastakam Labor Day Weekend Workshop

    WHO: Chaitanya Charan das, presenter, known for his relevant and engaging workshops and books WHEN: THIS Saturday – Monday, September 3 – 5, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, 3:00 – 5:30 pm daily WHERE: At the Bhaktivedanta Academy. Before Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu speaks the first verse of Siksastakam in Antya-lila, Krishna Dasa Kaviraja Goswami […]

  • Sita’s Fire Book Launch

    Congratulations to Vrinda devi Sheth and her mother Annapurna Johannson, illustrator, on the launch of their first book in the trilogy, Sita’s Fire. The first book, Shadows of the Sun Dynasty, is now available for sale through Amazon.com or with the publisher. The mother-daughter team have pushed their individual crafts to their limits to invite every […]

  • Sri Balarama Jayanti Festival

    This celebration will mark the eighth Balarama Jayanti with our beautiful Lords on our altar, Sri Sri Krishna Balarama. The schedule for Monday, August 7, 2017, is as follows: Fasting until noon. 4:30 a.m. – Managala Arati 7:20 a.m. – Guru Puja 8:00 a.m. – Deity Greeting, new outfit 8:30 a.m. – Srimad Bhagavatam Reading and […]

  • Exploring Varnasrama Retreat

    Philosophical discussion on Varnashrama Dharma, as well break out sessions sharing best practices in farming and cow protection.  Tied together with blissful kirtan by HH Shivarama Swami in the glorious countryside of Gita Nagari.

  • Chandan Yatra Celebration

    We will celebrate CHANDAN YATRA on Sunday, July 17, 2016, this year. This is the hottest time of year here in Florida, and the offering of sandalwood paste is cooling and refreshing. This ancient festival is carried on all over India and at all of our ISKCON temples too. It’s a joyful occasion for all […]

  • Temple Room Tech Upgrade

    The New Raman Reti temple room computer and audio streaming system are in serious need of an upgrade, if you are a regular listener to our morning classes you already know this.  Thanks to a generous donor, Ms. Debra Sue Lynn, the upgrade is on the way. We will have a new computer for recording […]

  • Mark Your Calendars for GVT Couples Retreat

    Mark you calendars for a fun couples weekend September 16-18, 2016, sponsored by the Grihastha Vision Team (GVT). Couples grow closer to Krishna and to each other through seminars, couples activities, kirtans in a beautiful, peaceful, devotional rural setting at Gita Nagari. Healthy marriages, happy families, strong ISKCON. See poster. Check out website.

  • Lord Narasimhadeva’s Appearance Day

    Please join us Saturday, April 28, 2018, to celebrate the most auspicious Narasimha Chaturdasi. We are fasting until dusk. Here is the day’s schedule: 4:30 a.m. – Mangala Arati 8:00 a.m. – Srimad Bhagavatam Class 9:30 a.m. – Abhisheka by Temple pujaris All day bhajanas in Temple room 4:15 p.m. – Arati 5:00 p.m. – […]

  • New North American TOVP Office Opens

    (From left to right) Ambarisa, his daughter Nisha, his wife Swaha, and international fundraising director Braj Vilas Das outside the new office. A new office for the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium – ISKCON’s upcoming flagship center in Mayapur — has opened in Alachua, Florida. The office will locally process North American donations, maintain good […]

  • Rama Navami Celebration

    Schedule of events for the day: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Abhisheka for Sri Sri Sita Rama Laksmana Hanuman 5:00 pm – Dance Performance: Rabindranritya, an adaptive version of Bharatnatyam, Manipuri and Kathakali classical Indian dance 5:30 pm – Special Lecture 6:00 pm – Prasad Feast Please click below to help to sponsor our […]

  • ISKCON Disciples Course in Alachua

    The ISKCON Disciples Course is a training program which deepens devotees understanding of guru tattva and guru padasraya within the multiple guru environment of ISKCON. This is a mandatory course for all devotees preparing to take initiation in ISKCON. (The course is also recommended for leaders, preachers, counselors and educators in ISKCON.) The course was […]

  • Shivaratri Celebration

    Please join us for our Shivaratri celebration at the ISKCON Alachua Hare Krishna Temple on Sunday, February 23, 2020: 4:00 pm Shiva Linga abhisheka 4:15 pm Arati and maha kirtan 5:00 pm Class on the beneficence of Lord Shiva 6:00 pm Prasadam feast If you would like to contribute a donation to sponsor the Shivaratri […]

  • Spring Festivals

    Gaura Purnima Festival The appearance day celebration of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the incarnation of Krishna who inaugurated the Sankirtana movement of chanting the holy names of Krishna in the form of the Hare Krishna Maha-mantra for the deliverance of the people of this age. Sponsor the Gaura Purnima Festival: Lord Nityananda’s Appearance Day The appearance […]

  • Restrooms

    Before After   In our ongoing efforts to develop New Raman Reti to continue the mission of His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada, we are happy to present: RESTROOMS FOR NEW RAMAN RETI …it’s been a long time coming! Our temple building was constructed in 1995, when there were roughly 7 families in the community. Kind […]

  • Lord Nityananda’s Appearance Day

    “Sri Nityananda Prabhu’s face is more beautiful and cooling than the autumnal moon. The effulgence coming out from His body is supremely beautiful. He always moves like a mad elephant, since He is always intoxicated with krishna-prema (love of God). He is always mad after krishna-prema. His body is completely pure spiritual energy. He always […]

  • The ISKCON 50/50 Campaign

    The ISKCON 50/50 Campaign is an initiative to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON throughout 2016. Let’s show Srila Prabhupada our deep gratitude- by distributing at least one book every week of this year. Everyone in New Raman Reti is invited to join us and distribute 50 BBT books in 2016. That’s an average of […]

  • Hare Krishna Movement Celebrates 50th Anniversary in 2016

    Photo Credits: iskcon50.org A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on Manhattan’s Lower East Side  “Joy of Devotion” Inspires a Half-Century of Growth Washington, D.C.—1966 was a significant year. Chairman Mao Tse-Tung’s “Little Red Book” was published for the first time. Despite mass protests, the United States began to bomb Hanoi, North Vietnam’s capital. The Soviet Union’s Luna […]

  • China Art Museum Exhibits MOSA’s Sacred Art Collection

    “Forms of Devotion is curated by Sushma K. Bahl, the former head of the British Council of India’s Arts and Culture department.” Asia’s largest museum, the China Art Museum in Shanghai, has dedicated its entire tenth floor to Forms of Devotion, a collection of sacred art from Belgium’s Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA). The exhibit, […]

  • Srimad Bhagavatam Online Study

    Free Online Study of Srimad Bhagavatam Beginning October 7th, 2019 SadhusangaOnline.com will offer a free online study of Srimad Bhagavatam starting with First Canto, Chapter One. Eight Lessons per month conducted by Srila Prabhupada’s initiated disciples Dhruva Maharaja dasa and Samapriya devi dasi. All you need is a device that connects to the internet. To […]

  • 2016 Historic Year for ISKCON

    2016 is an historic year for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. It marks the 50th anniversary of His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada’s founding and incorporating ISKCON. All over the world ISKCON devotees will mark this occasion with special events. We hope to create some interest in Alachua County also. If you have any ideas […]

  • New Year’s Eve Harinama!

    Join us for harinama on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31, 2015, in Gainesville. We will meet across from the Hippodrome Theatre (SE 2nd Place & SE 1st Street) at 9:30 p.m. We will chant until 11:00 p.m. or so. See last year’s harinama: Video.

  • Cow Protection

    DONATE OFFLINE: 386-462-2017 ISKCON of Alachua County is an IRS recognized non-profit which can accept tax deductible donations Tax Exempt number 59-2710464

  • December Book Distribution Marathon

    Take part in paying forward your great good fortune in having come in contact with Srila Prabhupada’s books. Help others learn the secret of the meaning of life. As His Divine Grace himself so aptly explains: In order to change this materialistic society and prevent them from gliding to hell, first thing is to educate […]

  • Visiting Sannyasis in December

    (His Holiness Prahladananda Swami already visited December 4-5, 2015) His Holiness Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodar Swami will be here December 8-29, 2015. His Holiness Romapada Swami will be here Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec 15-16, 2015. They will be giving classes and darshans.