In the Bhagavad-Gita, God makes it very clear that this is not a one-time affair, that He is actually doing this time after time, in age after age. He comes to protect the devotees – those who have dedicated themselves to a life of spiritual service – and He comes to obstruct those who try

We Need You!

ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry (CDM)What We Do PublicationsProduce, translate and circulate books and informative material supporting congregational development Production1. Identify areas of need for producing written guidelines2. Discuss target audience, direction, and scope of the publication3. Assign the task of gathering and/or writing material to be used.Complete all areas of production; design, layout, edition, proofreading,


The glorious congregational pioneer of Krsna Consciousnesses is described by Sarvadrik Prabhu, a senior Srila Prabhupada American disciple residing in Mayapur. Hear about some of Srila Prabhupada’s statements, intimate pastimes and the contributions of the precursor of the Sankirtan Movement in this modern age. Connect with us by helping this mission of Congregational Preaching. Become

50% Discount on Sri Godruma Kalpatavi Ebook

Dear Devotees, Hare Krsna! Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.  The Congregational Development Ministry is offering you a 50% discount coupon on the Sri Godruma Kalpatavi Ebook. Sri Godruma Kalpatavi, “The Desire-tree Grove of Godruma,” is a compilation of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura’s description of the “Market of the Holy Name” or Nama Hatta established

The Vaisnava Acarya Symphony: A United Nations Cultural Project

Commissioned by H.H. Jayapataka Swami, Co-Minister for Congregational Development in ISKCON This article is a description about of one of the services by HH Jayapataka Swami to further Srila Prabhupada’s mission at every possible level around the world. In 2014, Jayapataka Maharaja conceived the Vaisnava Acarya Symphony, a cultural project to be included in an

Bhaktivinoda Thakura and the Nama Hatta

How did Sri Thakura Bhaktivinoda start preaching through Sri Nama Hatta and how did he desire its future success? The preaching work of Sri Nama Hatta has begun. Godruma which is one of the nine island of Navadvipa is the ideal and original place of Nama Hatta. At that place, a few Vaisnavas who are


It is important to hear from the congregational field preachers, the people who are actually serving as congregational preachers as their primary service to Lord Krsna. When we read their realizations, it’s enlightening for all of us. What do they feel? What do they experience? What are the challenges that they face? What are the


1. How will the world truly be benefited? Is Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura’s heartiest desire to benefit the entire world beyond understanding? We are completely indifferent to the advancement and deterioration of our material situation, but we are naturally busy for the advancement of the living entity’s spiritual life. We are even ready to throw the

Fearlessness of a Devotee

For the common men, the form of the Lord as Nṛsiṁhadeva is certainly unseen and wonderful, but for a devotee like Prahlāda Mahārāja such a fearsome form of the Lord is not at all extraordinary. By the grace of the Lord, a devotee can very easily understand how the Lord can appear in any form

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