Passing of Bimal Prasad Prabhu

Bimal Prasad Prabhu who was one of the founding fathers of ISKCON in South Africa has just passed away (4 Feb, 2014). May Srimati Radharani and Lord Krishna bless him. May Srila Prabhupada bless him. Bhakti Caitanya Swami wrote: I met him first when I arrived at our then temple in Cato Ridge, near Durban. He was always the most jovial and … Read More

Feature : The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium

The fulfillment of the desire of visionaries, from Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu down to Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, saints and incarnations, the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is a unique and ambitious project to make the vast culture and philosophy of the timeless Vedic tradition accessible to everyone. Rising from the plains of the holy land of Sri Mayapur, on the banks … Read More

ISKCON South Africa welcomes Alfred Ford (Ambarish das)

Mr. Alfred Ford (USA), the great grandson of the legendary Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, will be visiting South Africa presenting talks at various venues in Durban and Johannesburg. His first engagement, in Durban is a business breakfast organized by the Durban Chamber of Commerce and The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (popularly known as the Hare … Read More

Video: ISKCON Sandton celebrate 6 months

ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) commonly known as the Hare Krishna movement opened a centre in the heart of Sandton, the commercial hub of Southern Africa. Since opening in August the centre has hosted several seminars and festivals with the famous Sunday Love Feast program a weekly feature. Several construction and renovations projects have been undertaken the foremost of … Read More

Tributes to Shyamlal Prabhu from ISKCON Leaders

Read tributes from  Kadamba Kanana Swami, Jayadvaita Swami, Kavicandra Swami, Devamrita Swami, Indradyumna Swami and others On the 5th of January a stalwart of the Hare Krishna Movement in South Africa His Grace Shyamlal Prabhu, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada from Navadvipa in West Bengal, India  but resident in South Africa for many decades departed this world.  He was a … Read More

South Africa Chants, Dances and Feasts with the Hare Krishna’s in Prayer for Nelson Mandela

he International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), popularly know as the Hare Krishna Movement joined South Africa in honoring the official day of prayer and reflection for former President Nelson Mandela. The Hare Krishna’s gathered outside Nelson Mandela’s home in Houghton, Johannesburg and in true South African style, indeed Madiba style chanted, danced and distributed free vegetarian food to the throngs who had come to celebrate Mr. Mandela.

Hare Krishna Festival Dedicated to Nelson Mandela Draws Thousands

December 7, 2013 The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), popularly know as the Hare Krishna movement today hosted a magnificent festival for thousands just South of Johannesburg, South Africa in celebration of the life and legacy of South Africa’s most famous son, Nelson Mandela. Ratha Yatra, a chariot festival with roots in ancient India is a global phenomenon, but today’s … Read More