1. Brighton, UK, Rathayatra 2014 (Album 78 photos) — Five plus five is equal to ten. Two plus two is equal to four. So Krishna plus everything is Vrndavana. Do not forget Krishna, and you shall always be in Vrndavana. Letter to Ekendra, January 24, 1970 Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6774

     
  2. Rathayatra in Reading, UK, 2014 (Album 63 photos) — Lord Krishna stresses the importance of remembering Him. One’s memory of Krishna is revived by chanting the maha-mantra, Hare Krishna. By this practice of chanting and hearing the sound vibration of the Supreme Lord, one’s ear, tongue and mind are engaged. This mystic meditation is very easy to practice, and it helps one attain the Supreme Lord. (Bhagavad-Gita 8.8 Purport) Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6773

     
  3. Holy Name Retreat in Australia 2014 (Album 54 photos) — Lord Krishna stresses the importance of remembering Him. One’s memory of Krishna is revived by chanting the maha-mantra, Hare Krishna. By this practice of chanting and hearing the sound vibration of the Supreme Lord, one’s ear, tongue and mind are engaged. This mystic meditation is very easy to practice, and it helps one attain the Supreme Lord. (Bhagavad-Gita 8.8 Purport) Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6772

     
  4. Chanting The Holy Name in Kuta Beach, southern Bali, Indonesia (Album 43 photos) — If the surface of the globe is overflooded with the chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra, the people of the world will be very, very happy. (Srimad Bhagavatam, 4.24.11 Purport) Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6771

     
  5. Beautiful Delhi Iskcon Temple (Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir) (4 min video) — Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir (Hindi: श्री श्री राधा पर्थसरथि मन्दिर ), generally known as the ISKCON Delhi temple, is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi. Opened in 1998, it is located at Hare Krishna Hills, in the East of Kailash area of New Delhi, India. Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6770

     
  6. Vaishnava Fest Tel Aviv, Israel (Album 72 photos) — Both for spiritual and material prosperity, everyone should devotedly chant the Hare Krishna mantra. (Srimad Bhagavatam, 4.14.38 Purport) Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6769

     
  7. Sunday Feast – ISKCON New Govardhana – Australia – 21 September 2014 (Album 20 photos) — One should not artificially try to see the form of the Lord while chanting Hare Krishna, but when the chanting is performed offenselessly the Lord will automatically reveal Himself to the view of the chanter. The chanter, therefore, has to concentrate on hearing the vibration, and without extra endeavor on his part, the Lord will automatically appear. (Srimad Bhagavatam, 4.8.53 Purport) Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6768

     
  8. Bhakti Vriksha gathering in Russia (Album 15 photos) — I don’t say, “Follow me.” I say “Follow Krishna.” Krishna says, “Surrender unto Me.” I say “Surrender unto Krishna.” Is there any difference? My position is simply repeating because Krishna says, “Anyone who preaches this confidential subject matter, he is dear to Me.” Allahabad, January 18, 1971 Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6767

     
  9. Preaching in Zagreb, Croatia (Album 72 photos) — Indradyumna Swami: Our short stay in Zagreb was packed with a variety of programs; classes in the local temple, harinams, a newpaper interview, darsans and a big public program entilted, “Yoga Is Music.” Next stop on the Vaikunatha express: Hungary. Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6766

     
  10. Say a couple of mantras for me, okay? — It was Robin Williams, a leading American actor and comedian. To get his attention creatively, I fanned out the books I had in my hand and waved them near his face as he walked toward me. Startled, he smiled at me. “Quickly,” I said, “tell me what you see.” “Books—but that’s not what you’re going to say, right?” “True. What I am showing you is the key to the past, present, and future. And with this key, you can dissolve all anxiety.” “You have good improvisational skills. You should be an evangelist.” Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6765

     
  11. Good news for devotees traveling to India! — The government is launching a visa-on-arrival scheme for visitors from 180 countries, including the UK. The scheme is expected to be rolled out by October, in time for India’s peak tourist season. It will allow holidaymakers to pick up a 30-day visa at the airport upon arrival. Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6764

     
  12. Jammu and Kashmir floods – What went wrong? A Krisha conscious solution — It may sound childish or perhaps insensitive if one asks why such natural disasters take place and who is responsible. The replies could range from a quick laughter to a strong criticism, from environmental analysis to geographical calculations, and from global warming to political wrangling. They will go on arguing and spending billions on preventing natural disasters but the bitter truth is, none of their attempts can stop such harsh actions of the nature. The reason is simple- disobedience of God’s laws. People are trying to be happy without following universal laws, which are strictly implemented under the direction of the Supreme Lord. Not possible. Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6763

     
  13. Ladies Sanga (at Radha Krishna Soho St Temple) (3 min video) — For ladies looking to strenghen their spiritual search & practice in the welcoming company of other ladies, the Ladies Sanga program is held fortnightly in the seminar room of Radha Krishna Soho St Temple acting as an informal introduction to Krishna Consciusness for beginners or as a bonding session for those who are already walking steadily the path of devotional service. Song featured in this video: -Vrindavan Ramya Sthana by Bir Krishna Goswami Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6762

     
  14. Iskcon Delhi Bhakti Vriksha Maha Milan 2014 (Album 21 photos) — Krishna’s Lila in Vrndavana is prakata or manifest Lila, and the same is going on eternally in the spiritual realm, which is known as aprakata or nonmanifest. Krishna’s planet and Krishna’s pastimes are going on eternally, and the same is manifested before the conditioned souls at certain intervals, once in one day of Brahma, exactly as the sun is visible for 12 hours once a 24 hour cycle of and night. When the sun is visible it is called prakata, and when the sun is not visible that is called aprakata or unmanifested. Nonmanifested therefore does not mean there is no existence, but the terms are used in relation to the visibility or nonvisibility to the limited conditioned souls. Letter to Shyamasundara, May 14, 1970. Read more › http://m.dandavats.com/?p=6761

     
  15. New Gokula Farm Celebrates Local Community Work — By Syamasundara Dasa
    One of the UK’s best known sustainable and ethical farms has celebrated bringing together local people from different walks of life to care for its cows and bulls, including organic farmers, veterinary students, and even ex-offenders taking part in community payback projects. New Gokula Farm at Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple has a mixed herd of almost 60 animals, some of whom give milk, some who are working oxen, and some who are retired or in their childhood.
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