1. GBC – Strategic Planning Network Meetings Day 1 – Tirupati 2014

    Loud chants of “Govinda! Govinda!” echo around the ISKCON Tirupati complex as pilgrims coming to see Lord Balaji also stream through the grounds of Sri Sri Radha Govinda’s temple. These chants provide a transcendental soundtrack to our ongoing meetings. Today saw the continuation of the meetings of the Strategic Planning...
  2. Day 3 + 4 Organisational Development Meetings – Tirupati 2014

    The arrival of devotees from around the world – among them senior devotees like HH Niranjana Swami, HH Radhanath Swami and HG Malati devi dasi has added to the already spiritually sweet, enlivening atmosphere of ISKCON Tirupati.   Today saw the conclusion of three days of Organizational Development Committee (Org...
  3. GBC Organisational Development Meeting Day 1 – Tirupati 2014

    After a spiritually charged morning program in the presence of Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Govinda and Srila Prabhupada, followed by a hearty breakfast of South Indian fare, the first day of the GBC Strategic Planning’s Organizational Development’s meeting got underway. As we’re all aware, ISKCON has seen considerable global...
  4. GBC Strategic Planning 2014 – Tirupati Day 1

    The beginning of the auspicious month of Kartik heralds another significant beginning: the start of the annual, midterm GBC Strategic Planning meetings, this year being held in Tirupati, India. ISKCON Tirupati, home of Sri Sri Radha-Govindaji and Their asta-sakhis, is a stunning temple nestled at the feet of the magnificent...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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,...
  10. 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....