Woodstock festival

Lingering Memories

Woodstock is over. But we can’t stop thinking about all the nectar. Oh Lord Caitanya!

Everywhere Was Ecstasy

All throughout the Woodstock festival Krsna’s Village of Peace was teeming with tens of thousands of people exploring all we had to offer: kirtan, dramas, books, yoga, shops, exhibits and a tent where they could inquire from senior devotees. Our Ratha Yatra Cart traversed the entire Woodstock site numerous times each day. Colourfully dressed, devotees [...]

Woodstock Ratha Yatra

For 4 days in a row we take Lord Jagannatha on His Rath Cart through the massive crowds at Woodstock. Not only are people eager to pull the ropes, but they spontaneously jump into the kirtan and chant and dance with us in great ecstasy. Often they outnumber the devotees. Judging from their blissful faces [...]

Lord Jagannath’s People

Close-ups of Lord Jagannath’s people – those who hold Him dear to their hearts – and those who are meeting Him for the 1st time at Woodstock in Poland.

In Full Swing

Preparing prasadam for close to 150,000 people at Woodstock is no small endeavour. But it’s all worth it! The kids love our food. And today they loved our stage show too. Woodstock is in full swing!

The Mood Of Woodstock

With Woodstock starting tomorrow the festival grounds were alive with activity today. Ananta Vrindavan das took a walk around the field to shoot photographs of the people and the mood of Woodstock 2015.

Warming Up

Two hundred thousand young people have already arrived for the Woodstock Festival, which begins in two days. Taking advantage of the big crowd we went on harinama with 250 devotees. A number of them distributed invitations to our Krsna’s Village of Peace. Many people danced with us in ecstasy, relishing the sweet nectar of Krsna’s [...]

The Troops Arrive

Today our ranks swelled to 730 devotees as buses arrived from all over Europe. We held an istagosti where the many services connected to our preaching work at Woodstock were divided up. It’s an exciting time as we begin one of ISKCON’s biggest and most influential festival programs. But as great as it all is, [...]

The Build Up

The great Polish Woodstock Festival is still days away but the entire area is quickly filling up with young people and tents. Our good friend, Chaturatma das, also arrived today. As we walked around the festival grounds we were greeted everywhere with “Hare Krishna!” and a number of warm hugs. Woodstock!

4 More Sleeps

Four days until Woodstock. One million people, 700 devotees, Krsna’s Village of Peace, 200,000 plates of prasadam, 5 massive Ratha Yatras, Mantra Yoga Tent, book distribution, Questions and Answers tent, Gopi Dots and on and on. We are ready. Looking to the sky above for mercy to do it all ….