Srila Prabhupada 40th Anniversary – Landmark Event

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On the 20th October 1975, during a short but spiritually vigorous trip to SA, Srila Prabhupada spoke to a packed audience at the famous Great Hall at WITS University. In honour of His 40thanniversary in SA, ISKCON Sandton together with the Srila Prabhupada 40th anniversary committee are commemorating this magnum opus event. 12:00 – 14:00 ·         Museum of Srila Prabhupada & the History … Read More

ISKCON South Africa Youth Launch the 10 Book Challenge

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“Upon the shoulders of you the leaders of this Movement falls the responsibility of saving this earth planet from the present dangerous position. So the work is in  your hands…“ Inspired by this quote from ISKCON Founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada the youth of ISKCON in South Africa spearheaded by the Krsna Balaram Youth Group in Johannesburg have taken it … Read More

Bhakti Yoga Society wins Most Outstanding Student Society of 2014

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ISKCON’s Bhakti Yoga Society (BYS) operates on campuses at some of the most prestigious universities in South Africa and is program dovetailed for university students. This year the society was awarded the accolade for the Most Outstanding Student Society for 2014 at the University of Witwatersrand (WITS), one of Africa’s leading universities at a sepcial event earlier this month. The … Read More

KBYG Winter Retreat 3-6 July ‘14

We are excited to announce the launch of a new retreat happening this winter for the pleasure of all you wonderful devotees. Let’s escape the routine of everyday life and absorb ourselves in the Holy Names and devotee association. Please find attached two documents containing all the relevant information. We promise that this experience will leave you feeling spiritually recharged, having … 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

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.