1. GBC Proposals 2014

    Dear Maharajas, Prabhus, and Matajis, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. The Annual General Meeting of the ISKCON GBC Society will begin on February 20, 2014. Following the ISKCON GBC Society’s Rules of Order, the GBC Secretariat requests proposals, duly sponsored by a GBC member, to...
  2. Success Achieved – GBC Strategic Planning

    Success Achieved To Date Through GBC Strategic Planning The October 18th meeting day began with a presentation on the success the GBC (ISKCON’s Governing Body Commission) has had in their strategic planning work.  These include ground-breaking events like the ISKCON Leadership Sanga (ILS), which took place in 2012 and brought...
  3. GBC Strategic Planning Meeting – Mumbai

    Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) left voluminous instructions for the Governing Body Commission (GBC) on how he wanted them to lead and care for this spiritual movement. For those who may not know, the GBC is composed of thirty-three members presently, and is...
  4. Letter from GBC EC about Mahanidhi Swami

    A Letter to All Devotees of the International Society for Krishna ConsciousnessFrom the Executive Committee of the ISKCON Governing Body Commission (GBC)August 3, 2013 Dear Devotees of ISKCON, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. We regret to inform you that the GBC Executive Committee has received...
  5. His Grace Ananta-santi Prabhu

    Dear Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. A few days ago, we were shocked and saddened to hear of the departure of our dear godbrother, Ananta-santi Prabhu, a legend in the history of the Krsna consciousness movement. In 1971, at the invitation of Professor Kotovsky,...
  6. Statement of the Governing Body Commission (GBC)

    Statement of the Governing Body Commission (GBC) of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Adopted March 9, 2013 As the Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and the preeminent teacher and ultimate authority within our society, Srila Prabhupada has a unique relationship with every ISKCON devotee....
  7. GBC Releases Statement on Founder’s “Preeminent Position”

    Mayapur, West Bengal, India – The Governing Body Commission (GBC) of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), during its Annual General Meeting in the society’s headquarters in Mayapur, West Bengal, on March 9, released an official statement regarding the “preeminent position” of ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta...
  8. Day Five: Sanga for GBCs, Gurus and Sannyasis

    March 2, 2013 marked the final day of the Sanga for GBCs, Gurus, and Sannyasis (SGGS) in Sridham Mayapur. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) presented first. A panel of six devotees concerned with the BBT – trustees/directors Gopal Krishna Maharaja, Naresvara Prabhu, Madhu Sevita Prabhu, and Hanuman Prabhu, GBC Badrinarayana...
  9. Sanga for GBCs, Gurus and Sannyasis: Day Four

    The fourth day of the Sanga for GBCs, Gurus, and Sannyasis (SGGS) in Sridham Mayapur began on March 1, 2013 with Ravindra Svarupa Prabhu presenting a draft version of the new GBC paper, “The Position of Srila Prabhupada.” This paper illuminates what it means that Srila Prabhupada is ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya,...
  10. GBC AGM: Day One

    The Sanga for GBCs, Gurus, and Sannyasis (SGGS) continued on February 28, 2013, but the GBC members did not attend, instead formally beginning their Annual General Meeting (AGM). The majority of the day was spent reviewing submitted proposals and casting straw votes. Several weeks before the GBC AGM begins, GBC...