The GBC meeting was opened with prayers led by HH Bhanu Swami Maharaja, Chairman of the GBC Executive Committee. Nrisimha Kavaca dasa, ISKCON Deity Minister, followed with a reading from the Srimad Bhagavatam. The GBC began by updating a few committee assignments that needed clarification from 2022. (Assignments for 2023 will be completed during the […]

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From 3 to 6 January 2023, GBC General Counsel Devakinandana Das hosted a four-day meeting in the offices of his law firm in Singapore. ISKCON Constitution project members Pancharatna Das (ACBSP), Kaunteya das, and Devarsi Radhika Devi Dasi, who is also an attorney, travelled from India to attend. The other team members, Anuttama Das and

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Present: GBC Members, Ministers, and Representatives of the SABHA Bhanu Swami, the Governing Body Commissioner Executive Committee Chairperson, opened the meeting with Srila Prabhupada’s pranam prayers, and chanting of the Pancatattva mantra and the Hare Krishna mahamantra. GBC member Tapana Mishra das the provided the opening reading that he had selected from Caitanya Caritamrita, Adi

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Dear Members of ISKCON, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. To begin the new year, it is the intention of the GBC Body to be more proactive in informing the ISKCON world of our activities, discussions, and decisions. We shall thus share regular and relevant updates in relation to GBC meetings,

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Dear ISKCON Members and Friends, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Looking back on 2022, we want to thank you for your many continued services to Srila Prabhupada, and to Lord Caitanya’s mission of spreading Krishna consciousness to every town and village in the world. After several years of differing degrees

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Update from 04 July 08:40 am EST Dear Devotees, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. It is with overwhelming heartache that we announce to you the departure of our beloved godbrother and a dearmost servant of Srila Prabhupada, His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami. From his earliest days as a young devotee,

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Giriraj Swami was born Glenn Phillip Teton, the only son of a respected Chicago attorney and judge. In March 1969, while a student at Brandeis University, he met His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), from whom young Glenn said he learned more in

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