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Spiritual Activity Book for Children – Learn Bhakti in a Fun Way!

Radhapadma Dasi, a 12-year-old girl from Mayapur, shares her experiences in the children program that became the basis of an amazing book, “Becoming Your Devotee”. The motto of this Children-activity book is “Learn-Bhakti-Fun” and all the many activities presented in the book will guide children to learn Krsna consciousness in a fun way and practically

The Importance of Youth Programs

We are an ISKCON Congregation Development Ministry dedicated to enhancing and enlarging our communities. The Ministry has been active for twenty years, providing necessary resources for the furthering of Srila Prabhupada’s vision for our society’s communities. Today we request your support so that we may continue to perform this vital service. If you believe, please

The Miraculous Pastimes of Lord Nrsimhadev

On 18th March 2009, Sri Maheshbhai Dhokia, a congregation member from London, called me and told me that His wife, Srimati Jayshree Dhokia, is suffering from acute uterine cancer and she is being flown to Frankfurt for the last time. Maheshbhai asked me if the devotees in Mayapur could do some prayers for his wife.

Appreciating Everyone’s Devotion and Ability

By Nrisimha Kavaca Das – ISKCON Deity Worship Minister I think that the Congregational Development Ministry is doing wonderful work. Over the last 10 years, ISKCON has become a more congregational-based society. The work of helping develop the congregation and improve the standard of bhakti-yoga is a very important aspect of Krsna consciousness. In Australia

How Bhakti Vrikshas Help Temples to Grow?

For a temple to be healthy and well supported, it needs the assistance of its congregation. The Bhakti Vriksha program fulfills the temple’s need of readily available manpower, financial help, and enhancing the community’s devotional growth. ISKCON Bahardurgarh Temple President, Nityananda Asraya das, shares his experience in growing a supportive congregation through Bhakti Vrikshas. He

Lord Nrsimhadev’s Miracle

Dr. Bashudev Das is a Bangladesh Government doctor. His 20-year-old daughter Mistee Das who is a medical student, became very sick in March 2006. She was diagnosed with a life-threatening germ cell tumor in the ovary. They brought her to Mumbai, where treatment started. But soon the doctors gave up on her. Dr. Das went

50% Discount Coupon on the Book Nectar of Congregational Preaching.

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 book Nectar of Congregational Preaching. This book is an inspirational description of the congregational development in ISKCON from the beginning until recent years. It is insightful, contains instructions

How to Expand Your Congregation with Bhakti Vriksha?

Srinivasa Shyam Prabhu, Temple president of ISKCON Hosur- Tamil Nadu- shares his experience of having taken the Bhakti Vriksha “Hands-On” course, last November in Mayapur. This interactive course is presented regularly in Mayapur during Gaura Purnima festival. It is facilitated by Nityananda Ashraya Prabhu, Temple president of Bahadurgarh ISKCON Temple. For more information, please contact

Bhakti Vriksha Intensive Training Workshop in ISKCON GHAZIABAD

ISKCON GHAZIABAD organized the 2-day course, “Intensive Training Workshop” from 25-26 January 2020. Devotees from Vijay Nagar, Pilakhwa and Govindpuram participated in this workshop organized by Nityanand Ashraya Prabhu, Temple President of ISKCON Bahadurgarh, Haryana. In this course, Nityanand Ashraya Prabhu thoroughly discussed the immediate steps following the Bhakti Vriksha program. These included, amongst others; deepening

Why is it important to be Culturally Sensitive?

By Tirtharaja Dasa Basically, people are conditioned by the culture of their upbringing. When we meet people we need to understand that, for example, in Poland people identify themselves as Catholic. So the two just go together. If you’re Polish, you must be Catholic. You can not be Polish and not be Catholic. In South

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