krishna devotees

Hindus in Russia celebrate Gita verdict; brace for possible appeal


December 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) As Hindus in Russia celebrated their legal victory over efforts to have the Bhagavad Gita banned, they are bracing to counter any move by Tomsk ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Ban Gita’ plea dismissed in Russia (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) In a hard-fought court case that sought to ban the Bhagavad Gita and brand it "extremist" literature, as first reported by IANS, Hindus in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Facing ‘ban Gita’ case, Hindus build Krishna temple in Moscow


December 25th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Hindus and Krishna devotees may be fighting a court battle in the Siberian city of Tomsk against a move to ban the Bhagavad Gita, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Despite advance notice on ‘ban Gita’ move in Russia, not much done (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Indian government had advance notice of a move in a Russian court to ban the Bhagvad Gita as an extremist text in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

VHP threatens retaliation if Gita is banned


December 20th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday warned of protests outside Russian establishments in India if the Bhagavad Gita was banned in that country."Bhagavad Gita is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Save Yamuna campaign: March reaches Vrindavan


April 5th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura/Vrindavan, April 5 (IANS) The ascetics on a march to demand release of water into the drying and polluted Yamuna and cleaning of the river reached Vrindavan Tuesday morning.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pilgrim city Dwarka awaits Modi’s blessings


March 10th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Dwarka (Gujarat), March 10 (IANS) Though it lies in a state that is witnessing rapid infrastructural development, this ancient Gujarat city where Lord Krishna is believed to have lived ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Movement to save the Yamuna gains momentum (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra/Gokul, March 1 (IANS) A movement launched by the ascetics and Sri Krishna devotees of the Braj Mandal to save the Yamuna river from pollution is now gaining momentum. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Temples shut down to protest pollution in Yamuna


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gokul (Mathura), March 1 (IANS) In an unprecedented display of solidarity with the movement launched by the ascetics and Sri Krishna devotees of the Braj Mandal, temples here were shut down for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hundreds of ascetics march to save Yamuna


February 27th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Feb 27 (IANS) Hundreds of sadhus (ascetics) and Lord Krishna devotees from Mathura have left for Allahabad to begin their long march to New Delhi against pollution in the Yamuna river.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World famous Glastonbury Festival to have Krishna Tent


February 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), FEb 13 (ANI): There will be a Krishna Tent at the famed Glastonbury Festival in England, said to be the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gold Coast farm claims it produces Australia’s only non-violent milk


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): A Gold Coast farm has claimed that it is the only one in the whole of Australia to produce non-violent milk or Ahimsa milk.Vrindavana Sevika Devi Dasi revealed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Millions throng Mathura, Vrindavan for special prayers


April 26th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura/Vrindavan, April 26 (IANS) Lakhs of pilgrims have gathered at the temple towns of Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh for special rituals this month, also called 'Purushottam Mas', which is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Barred from airport, Hare Krishnas to spread message elsewhere


March 30th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The Hare Krishna movement has expressed disappointment over a ban on soliciting donations inside Los Angeles International Airport but said the group plans to continue to spread its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreign devotees celebrate ‘Holi’ in Mathura


March 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Mar 1 (ANI): Songs, dances and bright colours filled the streets of Mathura as foreign devotees took part in the festival of colours, beating drums and dancing to songs in praise ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vrindavan eco-activists launch Save Yamuna campaign


December 26th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 26 (IANS) Even as preparations are underway here for a large religious festival starting next month, eco-activists led by former director general of police K.P.S. Gill and working ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Environmentalists demand CBI probe in mining scam in Braj Mandal


November 15th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Nov 15 (IANS) Environmentalists have welcomed the Rajasthan government's decision to declare the eco-sensitive hills of Braj Mandal, falling in Rajasthan's Deeg and Kaman areas, bordering Mathura district, as reserved forests. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Devotees celebrate Govardhan Puja in Mathura


October 18th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin GautamMathura, Oct.18 (ANI): Hundreds of religious-minded people from different parts of the country arrived in Mathura town of Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of annual Govardhan Puja which was celebrated ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Musical COLORS- Gift of Gokulashtami


July 25th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This Gokulashtami all the Krishna devotees can seek spirituality in the colour of new melody. Colors channel has now joined hands with Sony music and has together launched the album ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Court gives helping hand to conservation efforts in Mathura


July 24th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Conservation efforts in this Hindu holy town - said to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna - have received a big boost, with a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Subscribe