Category: In Memoriam

In Memory of His Grace Vasudeva Prabhu

In Memory of His Grace Vasudeva Prabhu

By The GBC Executive Committee   The GBC Executive Committee joins the devotees of ISKCON Fiji in honoring the life of His Grace Vasudeva Prabhu, a pioneer in establishing Krsna consciousness in Fiji. From the moment Vasudeva Prabhu first saw the devotees from the window of a Sydney office building, his immediate desire was tomore>>

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Pishima – the sister of Srila Prabhupada.

Pishima – the sister of Srila Prabhupada.

By Ananga Manjari Dasi   At the last stages of Pishima’s (Prabhupada’s sister) life, I took it upon myself to care for her. She had deteriorated so much so that when I woke up one morning, I went around Prabhupada’s samadhi and I prayed, “What can I do for her? Take her because she onlymore>>

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Thank You Basab For All Your Gifts

Thank You Basab For All Your Gifts

August 8, 2017 Our ISKCON Montreal community has very recently witnessed the very sudden, yet glorious, departure of our beloved devotee, 33-year old Basab, the dear son of Samir Roy Choudhury, our very dedicated Congregational Director of 40+ years. Only two weeks before his eventual demise, Basab was suddenly afflicted with an unknown condition thatmore>>

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Bhadranga Das Passed Away 

Bhadranga Das Passed Away 

(Published on dandavats.com on April 24, 2017) The cyclist who died following a collision with a truck in Napier on Friday evening was Benjamin Den Ouden, 30, from Napier. The son of Bob Stansbury and Esther Den Ouden, he died following a collision with a truck on Georges Drive, between Kennedy Rd and Thistle St,more>>

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Saradiya is at Srila Prabhupada’s Lotus-feet

Saradiya is at Srila Prabhupada’s Lotus-feet

By Vaikunthanath das It is a miracle of good fortune that Srila Prabhupada’s disciple, Saradiya dasi, should leave her physical body on the very day of the Sri Krsna Saradiya Rasa-yatra (October 5, 2017). She left at 6:15 a.m. San Diego time. The time zone in India is twelve and a half hours ahead ofmore>>

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Departure of Srila Prabhupada’s Daughter, Bhaktilata Dey

Departure of Srila Prabhupada’s Daughter, Bhaktilata Dey

    My dear Maharaj ji’s and Prabhu ji’s! Please accept my most humble obeisances! All glories to Srila Prabhupada! The daughter of Srila Prabhupada, Bhaktilata Dey left her body yesterday (Ekadashi) at 4 am. Her younger brother, Vrindavan Chandra Dey, performed her last rites. She was unmarried and was staying with her brother. Yourmore>>

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KARUNIKA DEVI DASI (February 10, 1947 – July 15, 2017)

KARUNIKA DEVI DASI (February 10, 1947 – July 15, 2017)

By Indrabarta Dasa I am writing with great sorrow to report that Karunika Devi Dasi left her body on July 15, 2017, after experiencing a massive heart attack in her home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. I first met Karunika in 1966 shortly after Srila Prabhupada incorporated ISKCON in the United States. She was Adele backmore>>

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Praharana Devi Dasi (ACBSP) Requests Prayers for Her Departed Mother

Praharana Devi Dasi (ACBSP) Requests Prayers for Her Departed Mother

Praharana Devi Dasi, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada in Toronto, Canada, is asking for blessings and prayers for her dear mother, Helen McFarlane, who just passed away at age 93.  Praharana’s mother was born in 1923 in Northern Ontario. At first she had not been very favorable to Krishna consciousness but then she received a greatmore>>

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Kurma Rupa Prabhu’s Wisdom

Kurma Rupa Prabhu’s Wisdom

Here is an insightful quote from my godbrother, Kurma Rupa Prabhu, who cared for the cows in Vrindavan for decades. He has since passed away from this world, but his wisdom lives on…   “I’ve noticed that most people have a tendency to overestimate themselves… and after a prolonged period of doing so they fashionmore>>

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The Hare Krishna Movement’s Unknown Soldier!

The Hare Krishna Movement’s Unknown Soldier!

By Sesa Dasa (Shyama Priya Devi Dasi (ACBSP) Passed Away) Although I was born the eldest son to a career US Army officer who served during two wars, and attended a well known military academy with over two centuries of tradition, I never really understood all the pomp and circumstance evoked by the Tomb ofmore>>

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