The Mission of Rūpa Gosvāmī

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The driving force behind Rūpa Gosvāmī’s acts, including his vast literary repertoire, was Caitanya Mahāprabhu, renowned as the initiator of the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava lineage in sixteenth-century India. In the eyes of his followers, Śrī Caitanya descended to earth to enact a specific redemptive mission. Indeed, his bhakti movement changed the hearts and faith of uncountable people, both in the India of his day and worldwide in the modern era, by instilling in them the path of pure love of God. Like many who were touched by Mahāprabhu and his teachings, Rūpa Gosvāmī left behind his worldly life and dedicated himself …

The Festival of Chariot returns to the City Park in Budapest!

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After the lockdown is lifted, the Krishna-believers organise the Festival of Chariots again on Saturday, 9 July. Two years were lost and now the organisers promise to have a huge party on Andrássy street, then at the City Park. They hope that the India Festival will be a real joyful event, which will have „peace” as its central motive. Ratha-yātrā, the Festival of Chariots, is one of the most ancient and grandiose festivals of India which attracts almost 2 million people every year. For more than 50 years, the festival is also organised in many Western cities and for many …

April 30 – May 1: From the garden to the kitchen – Gardening and Gastronomy Days in Krishna-valley

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On Mothers’ day bring along your mum to one of the most beautiful organic gardens of Hungary to taste the finest food prepared in the #1 ecovillage in Hungary  The first weekend of May will be about the garden and the kitchen in Krishna-valley. The best and probably the nicest Mothers’ day present is to take you mum for this weekend where the best tips will be shared by expert gardeners, cooks explaining the secrets of spices, specialists sharing ideas about sustainability and household gardening. This weekend will see the inauguration of a new walk across the gardens, and there …

Krishna devotees have started to provide food for those displaced by the war

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Since waves of refugees cross the Hungarian border fleeing from Ukraine, ISKCON Hungary starts to actively participate in helping those displaced in the Ukrainian-Russian conflict. In addition to keeping up the everyday distribution of food, the Hare Krishna Food For Life program is always ready to help in disaster situations feeding the masses who arrive from disaster areas.  To organize the catering operation, devotees have contacted the relevant government agencies and other charities and are preparing to start the food distribution when the events require. On request from the Embassy of the Republic of India, devotees also participate in the …

Food for Life Hungary is helping those displaced by the conflict

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Repatriation of Indian students studying in the Ukraine has started a few days ago. The first group of 250 students got back to India through Hungary on February 26. The Food for Life humanitarian programme of the Hungarian Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON Hungary) is helping those displaced by the conflict. The Honourable State Minister for foreign affairs of India, Mr Vellamvelly Muraleedharan expressed his thanks to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) for the action in Hungary in a Tweeter post. We will not stop in our mission, our people are  out there on the Eastern border to …

Krishna devotees have started to provide food for those displaced by the war

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Since waves of refugees cross the Hungarian border fleeing from Ukraine, ISKCON Hungary starts to actively participate in helping those displaced in the Ukrainian-Russian conflict. In addition to keeping up the everyday distribution of food, the Hare Krishna Food For Life program is always ready to help in disaster situations feeding the masses who arrive from disaster areas.  To organize the catering operation, devotees have contacted the relevant government agencies and other charities and are preparing to start the food distribution when the events require. On request from the Embassy of the Republic of India, devotees also participate in the …

Chaos and Crisis in Washington DC 

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By Anuttama Dasa Communications Director International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) January 7, 2021   Lord Krishna explains in the sacred text, Bhagavad-Gita, “Whatever action a great man performs, others will follow. And whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues.” Yesterday in Washington, D.C., we saw the truth of this statement, and the terrible impact of the misguided thoughts, words, and actions of an influential and powerful man.  Yet, each of us is great in our own fashion. We too, each of us, big and small, impact the world. We have that power. Congressional leaders were …

Village Festival in Krishna Valley – the most exciting open-air festival in an ecovillage

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The Village Festival „Búcsú” of Krishna Valley is the most colorful open-air festival of Hungary which lasts three full days. Krishna Valley in Somogy county is one of the largest ecovillages in Europe with its 286 hectares of land. It has a cow protection centre, organic vegetable gardens, an ecology training path, botanical gardens, a Vedic elementary school, a bee farm, and, being a spiritual centre, it has many holy places and a wonderful temple in its centre which is the heart of Krishna Valley.  The Village Festival at Krishna Valley, the „Búcsú”, is an annual opportunity for the visitors …

7 Golden Rules of a Successful Life

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A successful life has its golden rules which are based on the most fundamental laws of nature and existence. We may turn to the latest bestsellers, but if we want to be successful, it is best to follow ancient wisdoms that have been around and effective for thousands of years.   It is the nature of all people to strive for happiness. Success may be of several kinds: material, carreer, or related to self-realisation, but the aim is the same: to feel more, better and happier.   Go your own way! Even if you perform someone else’s duty perfectly, if …

Budapest Temple Sunday Programme

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Every week in Budapest: 1039 (Csillaghegy) Lehel utca 15-17. Occasionally in Eger, Debrecen, Szombathely, Pécs and other towns– please find information on the webpage. Krishna Valley, Sunday early morning –  lecture from Caitanya Caritamrta with option for lunch (lacto-vegetarian delicacies) at midday. Please confirm before travelling!!! www.krisnavolgy.hu Budapest Temple Sunday Programme: 14:00 Meditation music (bhajana). Talented musicians are welcome to join in. 15:00 Lecture on Krishna Conscious life-style, philosophy and culture with a question and answer session at the end. 16:00 Traditional worship with chanting and dancing (kīrtana). Men and ladies dance separately following very simple steps. 16:30 Vegan feast …

Happy People in India

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I am lying in a half-open cottage in Kerala, one of the most beautiful places in India. It is April, and I am staying in the sprawling tropical land, in the cover of palm trees, at the shore of the ocean. As it should be in God’s own country, the month of Venus greets us with a pleasantly hot glance. April is watching the heavenly scene with hazy but hot eyes, though not weeping. As cool clouds come from the ocean, and they soothe the passion of April and chase the clouds if its tears towards the nearby mountains. In …