#Australia

Adelaide Chanting Ban Lifted -- The Hare Krishnas are Back in Adelaide 00:43

Adelaide Chanting Ban Lifted -- The Hare Krishnas are Back in Adelaide

After the Traveling Temple Program to collect signatures to free the Russian Hare Krishna devotees generated a huge amount of national television coverage on Adelaide City Councils ban on chanting Hare Krishna in the city they were force to

Hare Krishna Fast Food 08:11

Hare Krishna Fast Food

Good Morning Australia, a national breakfast television program, covers the opening of the Gopals takeaway burger shop in Melbourne in 1985.

Traveling Temple Video Clip -- Gaura Gopala 03:42

Traveling Temple Video Clip -- Gaura Gopala

Traveling Temple Video Clip produced to promote the program to collect one million signatures in Australia to petition the Russians to free the Hare Krishna devotees they had imprisoned for chanting Hare Krishna.

Prahlada on Mike Willesee Show on Freeing Russian Hare Krishna Devotees 04:48

Prahlada on Mike Willesee Show on Freeing Russian Hare Krishna Devotee

Mike Willesee Show, a national Australian News Show, covers Prahala and his song requesting the Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev to Please Let Our Friends Go Free.

Sydney Food For Life Center Opening Television News Coverage 22:29

Sydney Food For Life Center Opening Television News Coverage

The opening of the Kings Cross Sydney Australia Hare Krishna Food For Life Center featuring interviews with the Rev Ted Noffs founder of The Wayside Chapel in Kings Cross and a local politician along with Pratapana, the ISKCON Temple Presid

Gaura Gopal Debates City Council Official on Adelaide Chanting Ban National Nine News 06:41

Gaura Gopal Debates City Council Official on Adelaide Chanting Ban Nat

National Australian news coverage of Gaura Gopal debating with an Adelaide City Council official on the lifting of the ban on chanting Hare Krishna in Adelaide.

Recording of Traveling Temple and Leaders of USSR Film clips -- Gaura Gopala 01:11

Recording of Traveling Temple and Leaders of USSR Film clips -- Gaura

Televison news coverage of the recording of Traveling Temple and Leaders of the USSR film clips by Gaura Gopala and the Traveling Temple Band. These film clips were used to promote the drive to collect one million signatures on a petition t

Traveling Temple in Darwin News Coverage 01:12

Traveling Temple in Darwin News Coverage

Traveling Temple visits Darwin, Australia to collect signitures on the petition to free the Russian Hare Krishna devotees.

Traveling Temple in Mackay News Coverage 02:14

Traveling Temple in Mackay News Coverage

Traveling Temple visits Mackay, Australia to collect signitures on the petition to free the Russian Hare Krishna devotees.

Hare Krishnas Banned from RSL Hall Because of Dhotis 02:11

Hare Krishnas Banned from RSL Hall Because of Dhotis

Traveling Temple Visits Woolongong and gets banned from using the RSL hall because they are wearing dhotis.

Hare Krishnas Vs. Orange People (Rajneesh) Mike Willesee Show 04:40

Hare Krishnas Vs. Orange People (Rajneesh) Mike Willesee Show

In the 80s followers of sex-guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh stood out in Australia with their bright orange clothes and unusual names. Combining eastern mysticism and western capitalism, the Bhagwan urged devotees to explore sex as a path to en

Adelaide Chanting Ban Lifted -- The Hare Krishnas are Back in Adelaide Seven National News 01:35

Adelaide Chanting Ban Lifted -- The Hare Krishnas are Back in Adelaide

Adelaide Hare Krishna chanting ban became one of the top news stories on Australian television. This is the coverage Seven National News gave it with the ban was lifted by Adelaide City Council.

Adelaide Chanting Ban Lifted -- The Hare Krishnas are Back in Adelaide Ten Eyewitness News 01:00

Adelaide Chanting Ban Lifted -- The Hare Krishnas are Back in Adelaide

National Ten Eyewitness News coverage of the lifting of the ban on chanting Hare Krishna in Adelaide

Australian Padayatra with Lokanatha Swami 50:56

Australian Padayatra with Lokanatha Swami

Australian devotees perform padayatra festival around the country with Lokanatha Swami

Rathayatra Festival Sydney 1980s TV News 01:36

Rathayatra Festival Sydney 1980s TV News

A nice short news story on the Sydney Rathayatra Festival mid-1980s

Gopals Burgers on Seven National News Sydney 1985 01:26

Gopals Burgers on Seven National News Sydney 1985

In 1985 ISKCON Melbourne opened 'Gopals Burgers' the first Hare Krishna Fast Food Store. It was only open for a few months but the opening created a huge amount of interest on Australian Television. This is Channel 7's Good Morning Australi

Kings Cross Food For Life Channel 10 News 1985 - With live eye camera 02:53

Kings Cross Food For Life Channel 10 News 1985 - With live eye camera

In October of 1985 Channel 10 news in Sydney did a live cross to ISKCON Sydney to cover the morning program and their new Food For Life Prasadam distribution program. In those days Hare Krishnas were in the news no matter what they did. Aus

Food Kitchens -- Simon Townsends Wonder World.m4v 03:35

Food Kitchens -- Simon Townsends Wonder World.m4v

Australian television program 'Simon Townsends Wonder World' covers food kitchens in Sydney and features Hare Krishna Food for Life.

Rev Ted Noffs Food For Life Interview and Wild Vision Chanel 7 News May 1985 09:40

Rev Ted Noffs Food For Life Interview and Wild Vision Chanel 7 News Ma

ISKCON Sydney Food For Life full interview with Rev Ted Noffs, founder of the famous Wayside Chapel in Kings Cross, member of parliament, etc. Includes 'wild vision' filmed by television station.

Australian Television Station anouncing Gaura Purnima 00:25

Australian Television Station anouncing Gaura Purnima

In the 1980s the Hare Krishna movement was so prominent and newsworthy that Television stations were announcing the Gaura Purnima Festival.

Australias 1993 Budget Hare Krishnas the Real Winners 02:19

Australias 1993 Budget Hare Krishnas the Real Winners

In 1993 a Television station declared that the real winners from Australia's 1993 budget were the Hare Krishnas.

ISKCON Food For Life Kings Cross Sydney Citta Hari Favorable Television 04:20

ISKCON Food For Life Kings Cross Sydney Citta Hari Favorable Televisio

Interview with the Sydney ISKCON temple president in mid 1980s on the Kings Cross Food for Life program. Very favorable.

Children of Krishna 60 Minutes 1980.m4v 15:23

Children of Krishna 60 Minutes 1980.m4v

Australia's 60 Minutes 'Children of Krishna' from 1980. Classic television program documenting the Gurukul at ISKCON's Australian farm community, New Govardhan.

Sydney ISKCON Rathayatra - Indian Ladies Head Run Over by Chariot - News 00:42

Sydney ISKCON Rathayatra - Indian Ladies Head Run Over by Chariot - Ne

At the beginning of the 1983 Sydney Rathayatra festival an Indian lady fell in front of Lord Jagannatha's cart and the wheel ran over her head and killed her. This is one of the many television news reports of the sad incident.

Kings Cross Food For Life  News Emergency Aid Cut Off 01:19

Kings Cross Food For Life News Emergency Aid Cut Off

During October of 1985 the Australian government cut off the funding for many services providing emergency food assistance to homeless people in Sydney. This caused a massive increase in the number of people using the ISKCON Food For Life S

Mike Willesse Show - Critical of Hare Krishna Street Collecting on National TV 13:42

Mike Willesse Show - Critical of Hare Krishna Street Collecting on Nat

Mike Willesse, an Australian daily television news program host, was very much against ISKCON in Sydney and he was constantly airing negative pieces on the devotees collecting for the Kings Cross Food for Life program. This is one of them.

Kings Cross Food For Life Early News Clip Citahari Interview 01:31

Kings Cross Food For Life Early News Clip Citahari Interview

Television news interviews Citahari Prabhu, Temple President of ISKCON Sydney, in mid-1980s about the Kings Cross Food For Life prasadam distribution program.

ABC Television Test Pattern 01:27

ABC Television Test Pattern

Even the television test patterns in Australia in the 1980s were accompanied with the chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra. In those days TV was not broadcast 24 hours a day, so when there was no program they would broadcast a test pattern,