In 1992, when the Hare Krishna devotees in Russia were free to practice their religion they held a huge festival in Moscow and the singer Boy George appeared and performed his song 'Bow Down Mister Hare Krishna Hare Rama' to the live audien
Ecataic realizations of young American Hare Krishna book distributors in 1987. The 1980s was a turbulent decade for the Hare Krishna Movement in America. There was a lot of bad publicity, some caused by overly enthusiastic book distributio
A very beautiful play describing a devotee's trip to Vrindavana. This devotee is blind and when he arrives in Vrindavan a young boy befriends him. After sometime he realizes that this frind is actually Krishna.
Very interesting television news report by a Los Angeles Television station in 1982 on the children of New Dwarka, the Los Angeles Hare Krishna Temple. It focuses on the students of the Gurukula (Hare Krishna Primary School) that had been e
New Zelander Vicky Overton who became a famous model in Europe then a Hare Krishna tells her story on the Credo television program. Also covers New Zealand's Hare Krishna farm community and the lifestyle the devotees lead there in the 90'
An amazing world-wide tour of ISKCON temples enabling you to take darshan of Radha-Krishna all over the world. This video is available in super-high-quality when you purchase the Darshan Deity Book. Produced by Krishna Vision.
The son of a newspaper editor joins the Hare Krishna movement in 1978. At the time there was huge propaganda against the Hare Krishna movement, claiming it was brainwashing, and parents of devotees had started hiring deprogrammers who wou
In the peak of summer 2005 deep within the Monongahela National Forest 20,000 people dance, celebrate and pray. Hare Krishna devotees join together to form Krishna Camp. Welcome Home! The Rainbow Gathering.
This BBC documentary on the life of the Hare Krishna devotees at ISKCON's Soho Street temple in London was produced as part of a series on cults in the UK in the 1980s. It is a very good historical documentation on the lifestyle of ISKCON d
Italian television sent a reporter to the Villa Vrindavan Hare Krishna community in Italy to investigate the first generation Italian Hare Krishna children. Good coverage of the gurukula (school) as well as a general overview of the Villa V
Krishna Consciousness is not sentiment, it is science. Sentiment has no value, there is sentiment there, this child, he is dancing. In the beginning of Srimad-Bhagavatam it is said that the cheating religious sentimentalism is kicked out.
Hollywood's take on the Krishna's. During the 1970s and 1980s Hare Krishnas were a very integral part of society. Devotees were daily in public performing Sankirtana, the congregational chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra and distributing S
In 1986 EMI Records in Australia signed up a new group for their record label to take its place among their other artists like AC/DC, Queen, The Beatles... Prahlada and the Krishna Kids...
In 1971, under the pretext of meeting with Professor Kotovisk, an Indologist from Moscow’s U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, Srila Prabhupada accompanied by two of his disciples, Syamasundara and Aravinda, embarked into a dangerous mission to s
George Harrison had a long relationship with Krishna. He and John Lennon got the first Hare Krishna mantra record produced by the Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktiv
During the 1980's the Russian government put many religious persons in prison including dozens of Hare Krishna devotees. This video shows a protest by the Australian devotees at the Russian Embassy requesting the president of Russia to free
Devotees from all over Australia and the world come together to relive Prabhupada's ecstatic pastimes in Melbourne. This is one of the first Prabhupada disciple reunions held by ISKCON temples in the 1990s. It was an attempt to bring old de
This unique production of the Indian classic, The Ramayana was produced by ITV, ISKCON Television at New Vrindavan by the American devotees of the Hare Krishna Movement. It is very nicely produced using Srila Prabhupada's Palace of Gold a
During the 1980s in America vegetarianism became very popular. In most families at least someone was becoming a vegetarian. In their quest for physical and psychological wellbeing hundreds of millions of Americans changed their diets and in
Srila Prabhupada came to America in 1966 as an ambassador of good will. He did not come to make money. Most people on the airplanes today, they're going somewhere and they're making money, most business people, they want to make money but P
Part four of the Prabhupada book distribution seminar is: The Four Ironclad Laws of Book Distribution. These four ironclad laws are: (1) Your sadhana must be strong. (2) You must get books. (3) The more you show, the more you sell. (4) You
Part five of the Srila Prabhupada book distribution seminar is titled: The Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Book Distributors. You can't distribute what you don't have yourself. So our main technique for preaching is to dive deep within t
The American television program Common Ground interviews Bhakti Tirtha Swami was one of the ISKCON initiating gurus. The Swami has an amazing story to tell. From a most unlikely background his search for meaning in life leads him to the H
In this rare color film Srila Prabhupada gives an introduction and summary to the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. As It Is is significant. Perhaps there is no other edition of Bhagavad-gita where it is written As It Is. Prabhupada appreciates
This yoga system, bhakti-yoga, how to increase attachment for Krishna, is being taught by our Krishna consciousness movement. One has to learn this yogic system from Krishna directly or from His representative. At present it is not possibl
Disenchanted with the materialistic west, a young American filmmaker, Arjuna Parker, venture to India searching for the deeper truth about himself, the universe and God. He enters the Radha Gopinatha temple to witness the ancient practices
Deity greeting, Guru Puja and kirtan followed by Srila Prabhuapda leading the Jaya Radha Madhava prayers and speaking on Srimad Bhagavatam 1.2.17: Sri Krishna, the Personality of Godhead, who is the Paramatma [Supersoul] in everyone's heart
By regular attendance in classes on the Bhagavatam and by rendering of service to the pure devotee, all that is troublesome to the heart is almost completely destroyed, and loving service unto the Personality of Godhead, who is praised with
Srila Prabhupada gives a class on Srimad-Bhagavatam First Canto Second Chapter Text 19 at the ISKCON New Vrindavan farm community in 1974. He speaks of the stages and quality of chanting Hare Krishna and the benefits of simple life. We
An African Safari preaching program organized by ISKCON Festivals in 1998. Tribhuvanatha Prabhu. Tribhuvananta was a Prabhupada disciple particularly instructed to spread Krishna consciousness by public festivals. He you see a 1998 Africa
God is beyond this material creation but a person. Although the Supreme Person is invisible, now He has appeared to be visible, as Krishna. Vasudeva conception, all-pervading conception is also Krishna. Krishna by His Vasudeva feature, He i
In a history lesson devotee children discover Russia has put many Hare Krishnas in prison and a Krishna baby has just died in prison. This inspired this class of 12 year old Krishna devotees to try and do something to raise awareness of t
In the 1980s Russia, under communist rule, punished its citizens who chose to practice religion and they were particularly brutal with Hare Krishna devotees. The Russians locked many Hare Krishna devotees, including children, in prisons and
Documentary on the cow protection program at Bhaktivedanta Manor, Lechmore Heath, UK. Bhaktivedanta Manor is the property donated to ISKCON by George Harrison and it serves as the primary temple of the Hare Krishna Movement in the United Ki
Australian television has always had a great interest in the Hare Krishna movement. Here, in 1982, one of the oldest Krishna TV clips we have, the 9 Network had Dhrstadumnya Swami playing his sitar and that was newsworthy at the time.
Generally everyone in this world is using the senses for sense gratification, that's all. That is their maya, bondage, illusion. And when he comes to Krishna consciousness, purified, when he understands actually that, these senses are mean
In wealthy Western countries the Hare Krishnas austere monastic life appears strange and unappealing but some wonder if they're really seeking a better life or hiding from reality. Australian television reporters have been trying to unders
Russian devotees chanting Hare Krishna in the streets of a summer beach resort town. This film was produced by the late Russian Krsnadas who drowned in the Ganges at Mayapur at a very young age, not very long after he made this film in 2007
The story of Prahlada Maharaja, the devotee son of the demon Hiranyakasipu. Prahlada was a pure devotee of Krishna, but born in a demonic family. His demonic father, Hiranyakasipu, was trying to teach Prahlada about politics and diplomacy,