Articles tagged under: ISKCON

Border district Kutch to have ISKCON temple near Adipur

July 11, 2018
Border district Kutch to have ISKCON temple near Adipur

Bhuj: Bhoomi Pujan for proposed ISKCON temple near Adipur was performed on Monday. The temple will come up behind Lilasha Kutiya in Hare Krishna Park over 2400 vaar plot. Along with the temple, Vedik Culture Centre will also come up. Large number of devotees from all over Kutch attended the ceremony which was performed by ISKCON Gujarat head Jashomatinandandas, ISKCON Meera Road's Gudakesh Prabhu and project head Murtimanasdasji. DeshGujaratRead More

Coming up in Gandhinagar, a two lakh sq ft ISKCON temple

April 24, 2017
Coming up in Gandhinagar, a two lakh sq ft ISKCON temple

Ahmedabad: Presented in attached picture is concept design of proposed 200,000 sqft(4.59 acres) ISKCON temple in Gandhinagar - Gujarat created by Mumbai-based architect Sanjay Puri. Some of the highlights of this upcoming temple as per Puri quoted in a report are: -Mechanised trolley will transport your pair of shoes in 5,000sqft shoe area to the exit point. -Rooms for prasadam (prasad-distribution), meditation, priest quarters, library, museum, memorabilia, free-meals restaurant and p...Read More

Raje inaugurates centralised kitchen of Akshay Patra in Ajmer

August 14, 2016
Raje inaugurates centralised kitchen of Akshay Patra in Ajmer

Ajmer:Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje here today inaugurated a central kitchen of NGO 'Akshay Patra,' which runs the world's largest mid-day meal programme. This kitchen can cater to 24 thousand students at a time. Later, the CM inaugurated Smart Class Room Scheme in Senior Secondary School, Topdara, here, Collector Gorav Goyal said. At a public meeting at regional College ground here, she appealed people to made Total Sanitation Programme a success. The CM informed that Bhakti Sangeet...Read More

Akshaya Patra conferred Nikkei Asia Prize 2016

May 30, 2016

Bengaluru The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been honoured with the Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan for its contributions in the field of "Economic and Business Innovation." Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman of The Akshaya Patra Foundation, received the honour at the award ceremony of Nikkei Asia Prize at Tokyo yesterday. The winners have been awarded three million yen each along with a certificate by Naotoshi Okada, President, CEO of Nikkei Inc, an Akshaya Patra release here said. Madhu Pandit ...Read More

ISKCON opens kitchen for free mid-day meal to thousands of school children

May 05, 2016

Mumbai International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), which provides mid-day meal free of cost to thousands of school children every day, today opened a state-of-the-art kitchen at the Municipal-run R N Cooper hospital here. The ISKCON Food Relief Foundation's Kitchen at Cooper Hospital in suburban Vile Parle was inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, according to a press release. This kitchen will make healthy and hygienic food for the patients of Coo...Read More

Global diaspora extends support to ISKCON’s social causes

June 28, 2015

Mumbai  At a meet focused on spirituality in medicine, for which health and medical professionals from across the world had gathered recently in New Jersey in the USA, the global diaspora extended support to humanitarian programmes driven by ISKCON. The meet, 'Transformation, Leadership & Spirituality in Medicine', held on June 21, keynote speaker Radhanath Swami of Mumbai's Shri Radha Gopinath Temple delivered a talk centred on his experiences in the field of medicine, according to an Intern...Read More

ISKCON to set up operation theatre for quake victims in Nepal

April 30, 2015

Mumbai International Society for Krishna Consciousness has sent a team of doctors and paramedical staff from its Bhaktivedanta Hospital here to set up an operation theatre at one of the relief camps in the earthquake-hit Nepal. "ISKCON has already sent a team of 13 doctors and medical assistants from Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai. The team has reached Kathmandu and will be instrumental in setting up an operation theatre at relief camp there," a statement of ISCKON issued here today said...Read More

Spiritualism is the real identity of India:Narendra Modi

December 01, 2011
Spiritualism is the real identity of India:Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad, 30 November, 2011 Releasing the Gujarati version of Radhanath Swamiji’s autobiography ‘Pele Par No Pravas’ Chief Minister today said that spiritualism is the real identity of India. Radhanath Swamiji’s original English autobiography ‘The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami’ and its translations in different languages has become very popular among people. Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister said If someone takes pride in India’s spi...Read More

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