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…

ISKCON Youth Festival

ISKCON Youth Wing (IYW) is dedicated to the cause of helping the modern youth to lead better lives by directing them in the right direction. Date : Every 3rd Sunday (starting from 18th September 2011) Time : 10.30 – 13.30h Venue : ISKCON Temple Contact : 97107 72621 All are Welcome!

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…

Transcendental literature

vayam tu na vitrpyama uttama-sloka-vikrame yac-chrnvatam rasa-jnanam svadu svadu pade pade We never tire of hearing the transcendental pastimes of the Personality of Godhead, who is glorified by hymns and prayers. Those who have developed a taste for transcendental relationships with Him relish hearing of His pastimes at every moment. Purport by A. C. Bhaktivedanta…

Ratha yatra festival

Ratha yatra festival The Rath yatra festival has been traditionally celebrated annually in Jagannath Puri, Orrisa, where Lord Jagannath along with His sister Subhadra and elder brother Baladeva paraded through the streets of the city. This practice and festival still takes place in Puri and since the late sixties all over the world. The pulling…

Preaching programs

Science of Self Realization Courses Preaching programs in Salem can be broadly classified as public programs, corporate programs, congregational preaching and youth preaching. It could be a general house program or a outreach program, where devotees hold bhajans, followed by Bhagavad Gita lecture and question and answer sessions. “Science of Self Realization” – A six…

Prasadam seva donors list

1. Smt Gohel 2. Sri Hardeep Sawhney 3. Sri Chetan Kohli 4. Dr. N. Mahalingam 5. Sri Sanjeev D. Ranka 6. Sri V.S.Pradeep 7. Dr. T. Mathivanan 8. Gp Capt (Dr) R.K.Agarwal 9. Lohia Charitable Trust 10. Sri N. Dattatreya Hegde 11. Paramount Minerals and Chemicals 12. Sri S.H.Siddappa 13. Sri S.R. Ramakrishnan 14. Sri…

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…