In 1985 ISKCON Melbourne opened the first Hare Krishna Fast Food Restaurant. They were unfortunately only able to keep it open for a few months. But it was an idea that caught the attention of the Australian media. This is the coverage of t
The biggest Australian breakfast television show, 'Good Morning Australia' celebrates the freedom of the Russian Hare Krishna devotees who had be put into psychiatric hospitals and tortured by the Russian communist government.
Good Morning Australia interviews the devotees at the ISKCON New Govardhan Farm about their proposed expansion and the problems getting the local council to approve their plans. This is part of a national public relations program which forc
Good Morning Australia crosses live to ISKCON Sydney temple to cover Bhavananda's visit. Australia's Hare Krishnas have really got something to sing about. Srila Visnupada, their spiritual master throughout the world is in Australia at the
Very nice documentary produced by Good Morning Australia detailing the Australian Traveling Temple program in 1985 collecting petitions to free the Hare Krishna devotees imprisoned in the Soviet Union.
Australian national morning television show crosses live to the ISKCON temple to cover the morning program and Bhavananda's visit.
Various television news clips covering ISKCON's Rathayatra festival in Sydney Australia in mid 1980's. Includes interviews with Bhavananda.
1983 television interview with Cita Hari, the Sydney Temple President, and his wife. Very interesting to see the mood in ISKCON at that time.
1982 Television Interview of Sydney Australia's ISKCON Temple President. Interesting to see the mood of devotees in those days.
Televison news coverage of Dhrstadyumna Swami playing his sitar and singing Bhaja Hure Mana. Newsworthy in Australia in 1982.
Australian television program 'Catch Them as they Go' on new religious movements. This episode documents the Hare Krishna movement in Australia in 1983
Seven National News coverage of the Adelaide Hare Krishna Chanting Ban Australia in the 1980s.
Television program 'State Affair' on Chanel 7 covers the Adelaide City Council's ban on chanting Hare Krishna in the city.
An interview with the new world leader of the Hare Krishna movement, Bhavanananda. The world leader of the Hare Krishna movement is touring Australia. This afternoon David Allen visited the Krishna Temple at Kings Cross to speak with the le
Eyewitness news covers Bhavananda's visit to New Govardhan, ISKCON's farm community in Northern New South Wales, Australia.
One of the first Prabhupada reunions held at ISKCON Melbourne. Very ecstatic with many old Prabhupada disciples who had been away from the movement for many, many years attending. Very well produced documentary by Kurma Prabhu. Features the
Television coverage of Australia's Traveling temple releasing 100 pigeons [symbolic doves] to free the Hare Krishna devotees imprisoned in the Soviet Union. 1985.
Television coverage of Australia's Traveling temple being banned from the RSL hall because of wearing dhotis when having a program to free the Hare Krishna devotees imprisoned in the Soviet Union. Woolongong. 1985.
Australia's Traveling temple song which is a plea to the leaders of the Soviet Union to free the Hare Krishna devotees imprisoned in the Soviet Union. Gaura Gopal. 1985.
Television news coverage of Gaura Gopal recording the two songs, 'In Every Town and Village' and 'Leaders of the USSR'.
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