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.
Seven National News coverage of the Adelaide Hare Krishna Chanting Ban Australia in the 1980s.
In his effort to get the Russian Hare Krishna devotees freed from prisons and mental hospitals Prahlada, after the success of his song aimed at Mikhail Gorbachev, the President of Russia, produced this song aimed at Ronald Regan, the Presid
Prahlada and the Krishna Kids declare in their popular 1985 film clip for their song 'Message for Tomorrow'. They declare that they are the Krishna kids and that they have a message for tomorrow. Very nice song and film clip.
A nicely produced documentary covering the campaign of Prahlad and the Krishna Kids which ultimately led to the Communist Russian government freeing the Hare Krishna devotees they had imprisoned in mental hospitals. Produced by Majestic Fil
Prahlada interviewed by State Affair in Brisbane, Australia in 1985.
An Australian religious television program covers one of Bhavananda's visits to Australia.
A documentary on the deprogramming of Hare Krishna devotees by people like Ted Patrick. It contains a lot of clips from the Lou Grant show on the subject and also clips from television news.
In the 1980s the Hare Krishna movement was so prominent and newsworthy that Television stations were announcing the Gaura Purnima Festival.
Various television news clips covering ISKCON's Rathayatra festival in Sydney Australia in mid 1980's. Includes interviews with Bhavananda.
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
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
Australian television program 'Catch Them as they Go' on new religious movements. This episode documents the Hare Krishna movement in Australia in 1983
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.
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,
News coverage of devotees with some history of the Adelaide Australia Hare Krishna chanting ban in the 1980s. Also includes coverage of the New Gaudadesh farm which was between Adelaide and Melbourne.
Television program 'State Affair' on Chanel 7 covers the Adelaide City Council's ban on chanting Hare Krishna in the city.
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.
Channel 7 interviews Prahlad on freeing the Hare Krishna devotees in Russia.
When the devotees purchased a farm in Australia and tried to develop it as a community of Hare Krishna devotees the local council was completely against the idea and tried to stop it in every way they could. So the Australian Hare Krishnas
In 1983 Australia's ABC National News covers Bhavananda arriving to inspect the new Sydney Kings Cross temple. Srila Visnupada, the second of the movement's world leaders since its founding was greeted in traditional fashion at the center