In the bustling city of Jos, Nigeria, amidst the diverse trimmings of cultures and religions, Salika Das stands as a beacon of interfaith harmony and peacebuilding. As a disciple of Bhakti Tirtha Swami and the temple president at ISKCON Jos for the past 25 years, Salika's journey has been marked by unwavering dedication to Srila Prabhupada's mission of spreading Krishna consciousness and fostering understanding among different faith traditions.
Madhumangala Das, a devoted adherent of the Hare Krishna movement in Japan, shares a compelling narrative of spiritual growth intricately woven with the cultural tapestry of the "Land of the Rising Sun." Reflecting on his journey, Madhumangala's insights offer a profound glimpse into the collective experience of the Japanese devotee community—a journey marked by resilience, cultural adaptation, and unwavering dedication to the service of Srila Prabhupada's mission.
Eight and a half years ago, Sharana Prada Das came to Mayapur following his spiritual journey in the 1990s when he first discovered the philosophy he yearned for in Srila Prabhupada's "Teachings Of Lord Chaitanya." His relentless dedication in Mayapur has helped transform the Russian-speaking community into a vibrant cultural center.
South Africa, a nation deeply marked by its tumultuous history, continues its journey towards healing and self-realization. In the heart of this transformative landscape, Premvikash Das - mathematician, artist, activist, and former temple president at ISKCON Hammanskraal - emerges as a spiritual trailblazer, navigating the crossroads between Krishna Consciousness and African Spiritual Practices with a mission to empower communities still grappling with the aftermath of apartheid.
Krishna Gana Das, the culinary pilgrim whose journey across Australia echoes the spiritual rhythms of devotion, embarked on a unique odyssey that not only defined his path but enriched the lives of those touched with his unwavering commitment to Krishna consciousness. From his days at ISKCON New Govardhan in beautiful eastern Australia to his food truck adventures where he joined music festivals across the country, Krishna Gana's story is a tapestry woven with the threads of prasadam, sincere service, and authentic spiritual connections.
At the beginning of January, 43 devotee youth from around the world gathered at the Radha Krishna Camp in Guararema state of São Paulo - Brasil, for a week of transformative spiritual experiences and memorable recreational activities.
Beloved devotee and educator Prana Das departed on January 6th in Sri Vrindavan Dham at the Bhaktivedanta Hospice after spending several months with his dedicated wife Candrakoti Devi Dasi visiting the Holy Dhams.
Hoofprint Media is a family-owned and operated multimedia design company based in the United States, specializing in web design, graphic design, photography, and film. Over the years, Hoofprint Media has significantly contributed to the impact and success of ISKCON temples, devotional projects, and devotee-operated businesses worldwide. What sets Hoofprint Media apart is its unwavering commitment to excellence. Their team of skilled designers and developers is dedicated to employing top-notch tools and equipment to elevate their expertise and provide enhanced services to their clients. Bhismadeva Dasa, the founder, has offered us interesting insights into his background and the inspiration behind establishing this remarkable initiative.
Hari Mohan Dasa (Mohan Ashtakala), an editor and publisher of a community newspaper in Denver, Colorado, for thirteen years, has written an amazing historical fiction titled "Sadhu." The book has received immense appreciation from authors and devotees. It explores the spiritual journey of Lord Chaitanya's elder brother, as well as the historical and social intricacies of Medieval India.