ISKCON Yourth Forum ( IYF)
Happiness and the true fulfillment of the soul and unending success have been the goals of humanity from eternity. The purpose of life is a life of purpose and what makes a life valuable is the perfect blend of knowledge, skills and values. Most of us simply go through life but in the pursuit of going through life, we forget to grow through life.
Jagrata Chatra Samaj (JCS)
To train up the students properly in active preaching, to practice Krsna Consciousness, Jagrata Chhatra Samaj was started. Over the years various devotees became involved in different aspects of school preaching.The goals to be achieved are to organize systematic program for students in schools and colleges
Food For Life
Hare Krishna Food for Life (FFL) is the world’s largest vegetarian food distribution program serving millions of meals daily, with projects in over 60 countries. With roots in the Vaishnava culture of charity and the distribution of pure food to all, the project is a modern day revival of the ancient culture of hospitality and a belief in the equality of all beings. Food For Life has been lauded by The New York Times and government relief agencies worldwide
Mayapur Institute (MI)
Historically since the time of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Mayapur has been a place for learning Gaudiya Vaisnava scriptures. It was a highly reputed centre for scriptural studies. Previous acaryas, especially Bhaktivinoda Thakura, Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura and Srila Prabhupada desired to reestablish Mayapur as an international center for spiritual education related to sastric studies. Based on the vision of acaryas, the Mayapur Institute was
Bhaktivedanta Gita Academy
The Bhaktivedanta Gita Academy seeks to serve the Supreme Lord Krishna by providing different type of courses(Gita, SB etc.) that are designed to help every one grow and mature in Sanatan Dharma sastra. Everyone will benefit from a deeper and more profound look into the foundation of ISKCON Hare Krishna movement, as we explore the Scriptures to discern the living being, nature of God
Bhakti Vriksha is part of International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Bhakti vriksha class held at different locations in the houses of devotees and temple for two hours on a particular day of week at their convenience. The name Bhakti Vriksha, and its various terminology and hierarchical organizational structure is taken from the book ” Godruma Kalpa tavi ” written by Thakur Bhakti Vinode. Thakur Bhakti Vinode was the pioneer
Nitya seva literally means “constant or regular service”. This is a recently devised scheme by which the devotees who are unable to engage in direct service to the Deities can engage themselves in Deity service by making a regular donation every month for Deity service. Of course, this also helps them purify their wealth.
Nama-hatta is the most traditional of the congregational programs and mirrors the organization of a regular ISKCON temple with the leader and his assistants in the center. There is no membership limit and some groups become quite large. Groups function under the direct supervision of ISKCON preachers responsible for the area. Minimally experienced devotees can serve as group leaders. Training of existing members and recruitment of new ones depend largely on the group leader’s initiative and inspiration by visiting preachers.
New Devotee Program (NDP)
Lord Chaitanya instruct us
Bharata-bhumite haila manusya-janma yara
janma sarthaka kari kara para-upakara ( CC Adi 9.41)
One who has taken his birth as a human being in the land of India [Bharata-varsa] should make his life successful and work for the benefit of all other people.
In our ISKCON Swamibag temple we have Sri Sri Radha Govinda, Jagannath, Baladeva, Subhadra Maharani and Gaura-Nitai are residing. The Lordship are very merciful. These departments run by HG Madhab Murari Das.
People from all over the world are running for self-satisfaction. To satisfy himself/herself to cheat with others but these people are dissatisfied, frustrated more and more. We have a group of devotees, they are serving real absolute truth and his devotees. They are serving beyond selfish mood.
The ISKCON International Life member program was introduced by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada in the early 70’s as he wanted everyone to become part of the ISKCON family. He invited everyone across the world to receive Krishna conscious association by staying in ISKCON temples as they travel, so that they can easily attend the uplifting spiritual programs.
Life Membership! What does it mean?
It is believed that Bhaktivedanta Swami’s most significant contribution are his books. Within the final twenty years of his life Bhaktivedanta Swami translated over sixty volumes of classic Vedic scriptures (such as the Bhagavad Gita and the Srimad Bhagavatam) into the English language. For their authority, depth, and clarity, his books have won praise from professors at colleges and universities like Harvard, Oxford, Cornell, Columbia, Syracuse,