Twenty-Foot Flames

His Grace Pankajanghri Prabhu recently said that a few months ago one Mataji had been suffering a health condition that would not go away for years. When she read about Lord Nrsimhadeva curing devotees, she realized that she could pray to Him for this purpose and she did. The condition disappeared. A few weeks ago

Lord Nrisimhadeva’s Appearance Day

Hare Krsna dear devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances, All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Mayapur is getting hot by the day, but the summer season also brings some special features of the Holy Dharma. Although this year the situation is quite different due to the imposed lockdown, Mayapur is always special. Normally we are able

Why Do We Worship Nrsimhadeva?

In this video clip, the Congregation Development Ministry brings you the brief story of why Nrishimhadeva is worshipped by ISKCON devotees. Srila Prabhupada encourages his disciples to beg for the Lord’s protection when he was struck by a debilitating brain stroke in the beginning days of his pioneering the Hare Krsna movement in America. We

The Combined Responsibility of the Vaisnavas

In this video clip, Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami points out the duties of the different devotees in relationship to the preaching mission.  For those who are sacrificing their time and energy in working hard to earn a living, the scriptures recommend supporting the propagation of Krsna Consciousness.  Even though in our ISKCON movement there are


Sarva-drik Prabhu, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada from America, tells us his unique story on how he met Srila Prabhupada in Los Angeles, U.S.A. His account expresses the essence of the importance of following the instruction of the Spiritual Master. Every devotee in ISKCON has the opportunity to ‘meet Srila Prabhupada directly’. How? by serving his mission. This

Srila Prabhupada in Quarantine!

You are probably in lockdown – and feeling uneasy about it. Srila Prabhupada also experienced a forced quarantine. And he didn’t like it a bit. Syamasundara das tells the story: “I went down to the East African Airlines ticket counter in Nairobi [Kenya] and bought the tickets. We got on the plane, and we flew

Lord Nrishimhadeva Accepted Our Offering

Dear Subscriber, Hare Krsna! Please accept our humble obeisances, all glories to Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga, all glories to Srila Prabhupada. First of all we, at the ISKCON Congregational Ministry, want to convey our honest concerns for you and your family’s safety and overall wellbeing. We also offer our condolences to the families of

Congregational Development- The Best Support for our Devotees

By His Holiness Guru Prasada Swami I am pleased to be able to speak some words on congregational preaching. People are not so willing to join temples, and we are not capable of maintaining devotees all throughout their life. Congregational preaching provides the facility for people to become Krsna conscious. Having a big congregation provides

Pleasing Srila Prabhupada by Reading His Books

What do I gain by reading? Some of us may wonder what is the need to invest time in reading about Krsna Consciousness. Is it really necessary for our spiritual advancement? In this video Srivas Prabhu, Co-Regional Director of ISKCON West Africa, explains briefly the importance of reading Prabhupada’s books, and how can we make

Merciful Lord Nrsimhadev

Once, Lord Nrsimhadev’s worship was going on as usual when the pujari noticed that one flower fell from Nrsimhadev’s garland. The pujari asked the visitors if anyone was offering any special prayers to Lord Nrsimhadev. The visitors in front did not say anything, but from the back one lady came forward with tears in her

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