United States tour

Sadhu Sanga Retreat – Part Three

Another talented photographer, Damodar-rati dasa, provides us with more beautiful photos of last weeks Sadhu Sanga Retreat. The festival has become the ‘talk of the town.’ The association was stellar, the chanting of the holy names out of this world and the prasadam something to remember. [ All photos from Dennis Sher Photography ]

Sadhu Sanga Retreat – Part Two

More testament to the power of the holy names chanted in unison for days on end by loving devotees in a beautiful environment. Sadhu Sanga Retreat is a must for all American devotees in 2015!

Sadhu Sanga Retreat – Part One

Thanks to Gajendra das and Denisse of Lotus Eyes Photography for capturing many of the magical moments at this year’s Sadhu Sanga Retreat in Boone, North Carolina. Words alone could not express the happiness and joy that 1,500 devotees felt in each others association while chanting Lord’s holy names for several days together.

Meeting of the Minds

Yesterday myself and Giriraja Swami visited Hridayananda Swami at his residence in Santa Monica. Maharaja is busy writing several books. The discussions were very deep and interesting.I thought Hridayanada Maharaja’s disciples in particular would appreciate these photos.

A River of Nectar

A photo album of 4 days of ecstatic bliss chanting the holy names with 700 devotees at the Sadhu Sanga Retreat in Austin, Texas. With some of ISKCON’s best kirtaneers the Maha Mantra was flowing like an endless river of nectar.

Two Hours In LA

On the auspicious appearance day of Queen Rukmini we visited the temple of New Dwarka in Los Angeles, where the deities of Rukmini Dwarkadish reside. We had kirtan for 2 hours with the devotees and then started our journey to the Sadhu Sanga Retreat to be held in Austin, Texas this coming weekend.

The Best Of Shaktifest

Held in the desert of Southern California, Shaktifest draws thousands of spiritual seekers each year. Yoga classes, meditation workshops and hours of kirtan attract people from all over the USA. This year myself, BB Govinda Maharaja, Bada Haridas, Karnamrta dasi and other ISKCON devotees performed ecstatic kirtans both on and off the main stage. I [...]

Chanting Hare Krsna at Shaktifest

The final kirtan at Shaktifest was simply amazing! Pictured here leading the chanting of the maha mantra are Sri Sridhar ( the organizer the 3-day event ) BB Govinda Maharaja and Karnamrta dasi. Hundreds of people were singing and dancing in front of the stage. All glories to the holy names!

Ratha Yatra in the Big Apple

Nothing beats Ratha Yatra going down 5th Avenue, the most important street in New York, or the world, for that matter. [ Photos by Ananta vrindavan das ]

On the Way Home

Initiation ceremony in New York City last week. [Photos by Ananta Vrindavan dasa ]