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ISKCON News - The News Agency of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness - 16 new articles


ISKCON News - The News Agency of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness - 16 new articles

In This Issue...

Music Trains The Nervous System And Improves Learning Ability

By Jonathan Benson for on 22 Jul 2010

Researchers from Northwestern University recently published a series of data in the journal Nature Reviews Neuroscience, revealing that music plays an important role in nervous system development.

Fifty Thousand Pull The Ratha in Dhaka, Bangladesh

By Shuvojit Roy for ISKCON News on 24 Jul 2010

The city of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh witnessed an unprecedented turnout of devotees pouring in from all corners of the city and the country. Three chariots pulling Their Lordships by approximately a whopping fifty thousand devotees formed a huge procession that snaked its way through the main streets of Dhaka City.

Veg and the City: My Beef With Locavores

By Victoria Moran for The Huffington Post on 18 Jul 2010

I know the world isn't going vegetarian overnight. Our numbers are growing, certainly, but the global demand for meat is greater than it's ever been. Amid all this, I was happy to see a substantial group of small farmers take a stand for better farming, including more humane methods of animal husbandry than the factory-farming norm.

European Commission And Religions: Fighting Poverty Together

By Krishna-lila Dasi for ISKCON News on 24 Jul 2010

In the European Year against poverty and social exclusion 2010 the European institutions engage in a dialogue with religious leaders, including Sivarama Swami ISKCON representative.

Aindra Dasa: Living Still in Sound

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 24 Jul 2010

Summer 1973, 8am, in Washington, DC. A young fellow Eddie—better known all over the world as Aindra Dasa—joins the harinam party and from that day on, he never stopped chanting Hare Krishna.

PhD Thesis Tackles "Zonal Acharya System"

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 24 Jul 2010

Arya Dasi, a student at the University of Leeds, England, is doing her PhD thesis on a rather unique topic: ISKCON's zonal acharya system of the 1980s.

New Srila Prabhupada Busts Promote ISKCON Founder

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News on 23 Jul 2010

Festival of India offers a new gift to donors which adds just that much more of a personal touch: a beautiful and detailed bust of ISKCON's founder.

Spiritual Warriors Return To Guyana

By Krishnanandini Dasi for ISKCON News on 23 Jul 2010

After the successful "Spiritual Warrior" trip to Guyana (ISKCON News, July 15) Vilasa-Manjari Dasi and Paramananda Das are organizing another preaching mission to Guyana, South America in September, 2010. This project is entitled "Food For Life: the Spiritual Warriors Feed the Children Marathon".

Hindu Gods Can't Trade In Shares - Court Decision

By AFP for on 17 Jul 2010

An Indian court has ruled that Hindu gods cannot deal in stocks and shares, after an application for trading accounts to be set up in their names.

Solar-Powered Plane Flies For 26 Hours

By Alan Cowell for The New York Times on 8 Jul 2010

Solar Impulse, piloted by André Borschberg, flew for 26 hours and reached a height of 28,543 feet, setting a record for the longest and highest flight ever made by a solar plane.

Mayapur Is Welcoming Hatha Yogis

By Padma-Nayana Das for ISKCON News on 22 Jul 2010

These yoga retreats will allow the participants to get a deeper understanding of the real meaning of "yoga", to realize and appreciate what is inside the world of yoga (and what are the yoga "ladders"), including bhakti-yoga, asanas, pranayama, meditation, yoga philosophy, yogic lifestyle, yogic diet, vedic culture, to obtain full satisfaction through yoga.

Fund Raising By Walking With the Cows

By for on 21 Jul 2010

The Lotus Trust, the welfare arm of Bhaktivedanta Manor, UK raised thousands for local charities, including the Great Ormond Street Hospital during a Charity Walk on Sunday 18th July. This year's Walk was themed 'walking with the cows' as there were over fifty walkers dressed as cows.

In Loving Memory of Aindra Das

By Kaustubha Das for on 17 Jul 2010

Aindra had complete conviction. Conviction that Vrindavan was the highest spiritual abode. Conviction that kirtan was no ordinary music - it was the divine name, descended from above, non-different from Radha and Krishna. He had no interest to be anywhere else or do anything else. He was convinced that by sitting in that spot he could change the world through his song.

The Fourth Estate

By Sesa Das for ISKCON News on 22 Jul 2010

Srila Prabhupada instructed the devotees that they were not spiritually ready to be candidates for political office, and that it would be better to not get diverted from the core activities of the Krishna Consciousness Movement. Yet, questions remained; should Hare Krishna devotees vote in political elections, what role do the devotees play in participatory forms of government?

Tuition Sponsorship for US Devotees at Bhaktivedanta College-Radhadesh

By Badrinarayan Das for ISKCON News on 22 Jul 2010

The North American GBC is looking for future leaders, intelligent and devotionally-inclined young men and women who would like serve Lord Chaitanya's sankirtan movement by making a career of full time service in ISKCON USA America. To help fulfill this aim, the North American GBC is offering a two-year scholarship to Bhaktivedanta College in Radhadesa, Belgium.

Aindra Das Last Darshan

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