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Dinabandhu Dasa
Krishna Welcomes Gopa Kumar, 2004,
oil on canvas, 43 x 58 cm

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19 June 2017
Sri
Srivas Pandit's
disappearance day
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24 June 2017
Sri Gadadhara Pandit's

disappearance day
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9 July 2017
Srila Sanatana Goswami's disappearance
day
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14 July 2017
Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami's disappearance
day
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18 July 2017
The incorporation day
of ISKCON
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Timeline of Srila Prabhupada's Travels (1965 - 1977)



  Created by Madana-Mohan and Krsna-kirti Das, based upon a thorough research by Satarupa Devi for ISKCON50.
 
Someone remarked that Srila Prabhupada is busy flying around the globe just like a bumblebee around various flowers, but unlike an ordinary bumblebee, this one is not collecting the nectar but distributing it.
 

 

 

 

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Ramayana

av Krishna Dharma (Kenneth Anderson)

Berättelsen om prins Rama har återgetts sedan årtusenden i Indien och Sydostasien. Otaliga generationer har lärt känna den hjältemodige krigaren och hans dramatiska väg till tronen i Ayodhya, hans giftermål med den undersköna Sita och hur hon rövas bort av Ravana, en fruktansvärd demon som lagt under sig hela universum. För att befria Sita tar Rama hjälp av den kraftfulla apan Hanuman och en väldig armé av apor och björnar med övernaturliga krafter. Eposet Ramayana utspelar sig i en avlägsen tid då mäktiga hjältar, mystiker, vismän och gudar vandrade över jorden.

Kenneth Andersons romanversion av Ramayana är en attraktiv och lättillgänglig återgivning av den uråldriga berättelsen. Mahabharata, Indiens andra stora epos, finns redan utgiven på svenska, återberättad av samma författare. Därmed kan vi i Sverige äntligen ta del av dessa båda klassiker, som är fyllda av dramatik, kärlek, äventyr, visdom och gigantiska uppgörelser på slagfälten.

 

   



Bortom födelse och död

av His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Allt fler säger sig tro på ett liv efter döden. I själva verket finns det en mängd belägg för att reinkarnation är ett faktum. I Bortom födelse och död förklarar Indiens främsta Vediska auktoritet vår verkliga identitet, hur själen färdas genom olika kroppar, hur man kan ta sig ur födelsens och dödens kretslopp och slutligen nå en tillvaro som är fri från den materiella världens fyra problem: födelse, sjukdom, ålderdom och död.

   
   



Perfekta frågor, perfekta svar

av His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

En ung amerikansk fredskårist reser till andra sidan jorden i sitt sökande efter mening. I en bambuhydda i den lilla västbengaliska byn Mayapur träffar han en av Indiens största helgonlika mästare, en lärare som verkar kunna besvara alla hans frågor.

   
   
  www.founderacharya.com
 
  For millennia the teachings and the rich culture of bhakti-yoga, or Krishna Consciousness, had been hidden within the borders of India. Today, millions around the globe express their gratitude to Srila Prabhupada for revealing the timeless wisdom of bhakti to a world.

Founderacharya.com is a webside dedicated to His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as a founder-acharya of ISKCON.
There you can download THE FOUNDER-ACHARYA BOOKLET (PDF) as well as SRILA PRABHUPADA VYASA PUJA PROJECT BROCHURE (PDF).
 


 

About Us

 

New Radhakund –
Korsnäs Gård
(enlarge)


Korsnäs Gård is the home of ISKCON and the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, a non-profit organization dedicated to the publication of Vedic literature in Swedish and many other languages. About 30 km south of Stockholm, Korsnäs Gård is set in the beautiful Grödinge landscape. You are welcome to visit and experience the spiritually uplifting atmosphere and the peaceful lifestyle of Krishna devotees. Come visit us!


 
 
Sri Sri Gandharvika-Giridhari, the presiding Deities at New Radhakund
(enlarge)


Korsnäs Gård is the only Radha-Krishna temple in Scandinavia. The Deities were installed in 1980 and named Sri Sri Gandharvika-Giridhari. Although the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust was not here when the Deities were named, it is amazing that these beautiful Deities accepted the same names as the Deities Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur established almost a hundred years earlier in India to oversee his own printing press.



SRILA PRABHUPADA
SPEAKS OUT:
His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

We cannot understand God by our senses, by seeing or by hearing or by tasting or by touching or by going. No. That is not possible. Atahsri-krsna-namadi na bhaved grahyam indriyaih (CC Madhya 17.136). You cannot perceive God or His holy name, nama, namadi. Because first of all you hear the name of God, either you call "Krsna," or you call "Jehovah," or you call something else. So we hear first of all about God by the name.

In every religion they have got a particular type of name. But by our these senses we cannot understand God even by hearing His name. Atahsri-krsna-namadi na bhaved grahyam indriyaih—this indriya, the senses. Therefore His name is Adhoksaja, where experimental knowledge of perception fails. He is called Adhoksaja.

But we have to render service to the Adhoksaja. Yato bhaktir adhoksaje, ahaituki. Ahaituki means without any motive. We go to church or temple with some motive, for some material compensation: "God, give me this. God, give me this. God, give me that." But without motive. If we execute our dharma, or occupational duty, for attainment of the highest perfection of life, love of God, then it should be done without any motive: ahaituky apratihata. If it is without any motive then it will never be checked by any material condition.

From the lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 01.02.06, given by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on
August 6, 1970, in London.

 

 


A new website to shed light
Because Srila Prabhupada's books are sacred, his followers may sometimes wonder whether it is right to edit or revise them after his departure. BBTedit.com examines Srila Prabhupada's instructions to the BBT, and the history, myths, and controversies surrounding this important issue.


Deities Gallery
See the beauty of Sri Sri Gandharvika-Giridhari.
Take me there


Changes in the Calendar


Ekadashi fasts have been added to the Calendar and marked in green. When Ekadashis coincide with other festival days, we have both marked them in green and underlined them. Click on the underlined Ekadashis to discover which festival is taking place.



Maha-Harinama in Stockholm

Maha-Harinam in Stockholm
Takes place every Saturday at 13:00 noon in front of Åhlens City at the Sergels Torg T-bana exit. Come and chant Hare Krishna with us, dance to the drums, and help reclaim the city! Harinams last between two and three hours, depending on the weather. Bring musical instruments and join in the fun! Everyone, young and old alike, are welcome to particpate in this free event.