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ISKCON pins hopes on PM Narendra Modi for Krishna temple in Moscow

ISKCON pins hopes on PM Narendra Modi for Krishna temple in Moscow

For Sadhu Priya Das, the arrival of PM Narendra Modi could well be a catalyst in ensuring that a temple for Krishna comes alive in the land of the Kremlin.

Report sought on "Jagannath temple" of ISKCON in Puri

The state government's action came in response to a statewide outcry over the alleged bid of the ISKCON to build the second Jagannath Temple at Puri.

Prayer meet for Aadesh Shrivastava at Mumbai’s ISKCON temple

Prayer meet for Aadesh Shrivastava at Mumbai’s ISKCON temple

A prayer meet for late Bollywood music composer and singer Aadesh Shrivastava will be held at ISKCON temple in Juhu here on Tuesday.

Devotees from 106 countries practice yoga to mark ISKCON 50th anniversary

 Over a hundred devotees on Thursday participated in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness' (ISKCON) celebrations to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

Indian Americans mobilise support for Nepal quake victims

 Indian Americans from across the country are mobilising support for the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, with a large number of organisations raising funds for the people of the quake-ravaged country.

UP to felicitate Muslim girl for topping Gita contest

The Uttar Pradesh government will felicitate 12-year-old Marryam Asif Siddiqui for emerging topper at a contest on Bhagavad Gita in Mumbai.

Muslim girl wins Bhagavad Gita contest, says 'humanity is the ultimate religion'

Muslim girl wins Bhagavad Gita contest, says 'humanity is the ultimate religion'

Mariyan Asif Siddiqui, a Muslim girl, has won first prize in an inter-school Bhagavad Gita​ competition.

Mumbai's municipal schools to teach 'Bhagwad Gita' to students

All municipal schools in the city and suburbs would teach 'Bhagwad Gita' to students in order to make them more focused, boost their morale and impart them knowledge about spiritualism, a civic official has said.

India must reconnect to spiritual past: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said as India makes a "transformative change" from being a developing to a developed nation, it must reconnect to its spiritual past.

President to lay foundation stone of tallest Krishna temple tomorrow

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Vrindavan on Sunday to lay the foundation stone for building Lord Krishna's 'Chandrodaya' temple, which is expected to be thrice as the height of 72.5 metre-high Qutub Minar.

Work on world`s tallest Krishna temple begins on August 18

Work on the world`s tallest Krishna temple at 210 metres will begin on Janmashtami, August 18, on 70 acres of land in Vrindavan.

Bombay HC red flags Iskcon`s plan to hold Rath Yatra on Shivaji Park

Holding that the city`s open public spaces should be allowed to be used only for their designated purpose, the Bombay High Court has refused to grant permission to International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) to hold their annual Jagannath Rath Yatra at Shivaji Park.

ISKCON monks protest in front of Russian embassy

With PM Manmohan Singh on visit to Russia and China, monks of ISKCON demonstrated outside the Russian consulate here to protest the threat of demolition of the only ISKCON temple in that country.

Don`t rope in ISKCON for mid-day meals: Goa Congress

The mid-day meal scheme in Goa is in the process of an overhaul after a series of incidents involving students falling ill after consuming meals.

No ban on Bhagavad Gita: Russian court

A Russian court on Wednesday dismissed a
petition seeking a ban on a translated version of Bhagwad Gita , bringing cheers to followers across the

ISKCON to conduct awareness campaign on Gita

The ISKCON is conducting
a programme here to propagate the values and message of
Bhagavad Gita and Mahabharata following the recent controversy
surrounding the Gita in Russia.

Iskcon monks cheer Gita verdict in Russia

Monks of the Iskcon chanted and danced outside the Russian consulate here to celebrate the dismissal of a plea seeking ban on the Bhagavad Gita in Russia.

Russia denounces `madmen` seeking Gita ban

Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin on Tuesday strongly denounced the "neighbourhood madmen" who are seeking a ban on the Bhagvad Gita in Siberia.

Bhagvad Gita faces `extremist` branding in Russia

Bhagvad Gita, one of the most sacred Hindu religious texts, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature across Russia.

Woman scribe molested, cameraman beaten up

A woman television
journalist was allegedly molested and a cameraman of a news
channel covering the rath yatra festival at the ISKCON Temple
here today was beaten up by two policemen who were arrested,
police sources said.