ISKCON at the Kumbha-mela Prayag, UP: The ISKCON Camp at Maha-Kumbha mela is located on Tulasi Marg, sector 5, Mori Gate (under Taragunj Railway bridge), and accommodates nearly 1,000 devotees from all over the world. The dioramas depicting churning Kshir-sagara by demigods and demons, the Gajendra-moksha-lila, Rama-lila with monkeys attract a lot of visitors.
Natya Nectar Takes a Spiritual Message to India's Got Talent : Second generation ISKCON devotee Goura Prema Riggan moved judges and an audience of 35 million on Season 4 of the talent show India's Got Talent late last year, depicting Queen Draupadi's surrender to Lord Krishna in one performance.
TOVP Asks Every ISKCON : Devotee for One Square Foot Mayapur, WB: Funds are required to cover the remaining 200,000 square feet of the 520,000 square foot temple.
Radha Jivan's idea – which he proposed at the ISKCON Bureau meetings – is that 200,000 individual devotees and congregation members around the world each give just $150, sponsoring one square foot each.
"Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu was the Lord of the poor He never associated with the rich," says Radha Jivan. "He famously gave King Pratapa rudra a very hard time before he granted him an audience. So let the poor build a beautiful home for Mahaprabhu, where he will dance for the next 10,000 years."
New ISKCON temple coming up in New Delhi : India's capital city would soon see the construction of a unique temple in its Dwarka suburb. A Bhumi-puja was held on January 20 at the site of the future temple. The two-acre plot, which would house the Deities of Sri Sri Rukmini-Dvarakadhisa, is just 1O-minute drive the city's international airport.
D.C. Devotees Attend Jewish-Hindu Evening of Exploration Bethesda, Maryland, USA: ISKCON devotees were invited to participate in "A Jewish-Hindu Evening of Exploration!" at the adat Shalom synagogue in Bethesda, Maryland, on January 5. The event drew 200 people from the Jewish community, ISKCON, and the broader Hindu community
Odyssey Networks Broadcasts ISKCON Videos New York, NY: ISKCON Communications Global have joint hands with the New York City based Odyssey Networks and produced a series of short bhakti-themed videos to be distributed on the company's mobile platform. The first three Krishna conscious videos have been released recently through Odyssey Network's Call on Faith application.
Bhaktivedanta College Crowing Fast Radhadesh, Belgium: Bhaktivedanta College, Belgium one of ISKCON's premier educational institutions has entered a period of fast growth, with many exciting new developments on the horizon. For many years, the College already offered scriptural study courses Bhakti-sastri and Bhakti vaibhava, as well as a B.A. in Theology and Religious Studies. Last year, the staff developed a new three-year B.A. Honors course in Educational Studies, Theology and Religion. The new course was accredited last summer by the University of Chester, UK. It began on September 17, 2012, and will run until the end of May this year.