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These pages are the pathways to the world of Hare Krishna. A world of spiritual art, science, culture and knowledge. A world of discovery. For those interested in the roots of Indian civilization they will lead to a vast reservoir of detailed information on virtually every one of its aspects. For students of comparative philosophy and religion they will lead to a penetrating view into the meaning of India's profound spiritual heritage. For sociologists and anthropologists they will lead to practical examples of a peaceful and scientifically organized Vedic culture. And finally, for those in search of spiritual insight these pages will offer simple and practical guidance for attainment of the highest self-knowledge and realization of the Absolute Truth.

ISKCON, the Movement
[ Founder | What's That? | Position & Goals | Structure | Means | The Mayapur Project ]

Information on all aspects of ISKCON as an organization. Look here for definitions and standpoints of ISKCON.
In the mid-sixties, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, on the order of his spiritual preceptor, went to the Western world to preach the philosophy of the ancient Vedic spiritual tradition.

Although in his 70's, Srila Prabhupada circled the globe 12 times within 10 years, teaching the Vedic science of self-realization to the misguided, modern society. To fulfill his mission he established the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

[Lord Krishna]

[Srila Prabhupada]

Vaishnava Philosophy
[ What's that? | Basics | Acquiring Knowledge | The World We Live In ]
[ The Absolute Truth | An Ageless Vision ]

Answers to essential questions about spiritual knowledge, peace and happiness.
As a result of Srila Prabhupada's endeavor, hundreds of thousands of Westerners, as well as Indians, worship the Supreme Lord, Sri Krishna. Many of them are congregational members of ISKCON and follow the timeless practice of Krishna consciousness at home with their families.

Others have chosen to live in one of ISKCON's many temples and farm communities. The ISKCON temples are centers for missionary work, temple worship, and spiritual learning, as well as retreats for persons who want a transcendental break from the hectic life of modern society.

[Devotees on pilgrimage]

[New Radhakunda in Sweden]

Devotees of the Lord
[ Rules & Regulations | Krishna Consciousness at Home | Chanting the Maha-mantra ]
[ Appearance | Women in Krishna Consciousness | Other ISKCON Homepages ]

Information about the lifestyle of the persons that keep this movement going.
Art plays an important role in the ancient Vedic culture. In ISKCON centers worldwide, devotees practice transcendental loving service to Lord Krishna through drama, dance, art, sculpture and music.

The most exciting project in the history of ISKCON is the development of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Sridhama Mayapur, 135 km to the north of Calcutta, India. The Mayapur Project is already extraordinary, and after the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is built, it will be unique in Asia, one of the biggest religious monuments in the world.

[Krishna wrestling]

[Sridhama Mayapur]

Art & Culture
[ Cooking for Krishna | Farming | Picture Gallery | Vaishnava Calendar ]
[ Music & Drama | Pilgrimage ]

The ancient Vaishnava philosophy can be lived. Enter here to find out how.
In 1996, the 1896-1996 Srila Prabhupada Centennial will be celebrated all over the world to commemorate the appearance of Srila Prabhupada one century ago.

Srila Prabhupada gave the world the original knowledge of how to reestablish oneself in one's eternal relationship with the Supreme Lord, Krishna, through the execution of pure devotional service and chanting of the holy names of the Lord. The sublime method that puts us on the path back home, back to Godhead.

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[Hare Krishna mantra]

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