Japa seminar

Please find below the downloadable mp3 recordings of Japa Seminar presented by Gokul Candra das on the 5th & 6th October 2011 in the ISKCON Temple in Salem. The seminar is available in English with Tamil: [raw] [/raw]    

What is ISKCON

Upon arrival in New York on September 1965, Srila Prabhupada was struggling alone for one year to found his God consciousness movement. He was living simple, giving the lectures whenever and wherever he got the opportunity and gradually by his instructions he began to attract attention of the people. Yet on July 1966, while working…

Our philosophy

Founder Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada appeared in this world in 1896 in Calcutta, India. He first met his spiritual master, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami, in Calcutta in 1922. Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, a prominent religious scholar and the founder of sixty-four Gaudiya Mathas (Vedic Institutes), liked this educated young man and convinced him…

Harinama-sankirtana

Reawakening spiritual identity Harinama-sankirtana (the congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord) may be most familiar from seeing the devotees out in the streets, dancing and chanting the maha-mantra Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare accompanied by mridangas (two headed drums) and karatalas…

ISKCON Salem

Inspiration Located two hundred kilometers southeast of Bangalore, Salem is home to a very enthusiastic group of ISKCON devotees, mostly young brahmacharis, who have recently relocated to a new property, a three-acre plot of land, just a half kilometer from Periyaar University and the Government Engineering college (which is part of the reason they purchased…