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The International Society for Krishna Consciousness was founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1966. It belongs to the Gaudiya Vaisnava tradition, a devotional tradition based on the teachings of Bhagavad-gita and Srimad-Bhagavatam.

Srila Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada

(1896-1977) is widely regarded as the foremost Vedic scholar, translator, and teacher of the modern era. Srila Prabhupada came to New York in 1965 and in twelve short years made the chanting of ‘Hare Krishna’ known throughout the world.

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World Enlightenment Day in Newcastle! Sharing spiritual happiness with the Xmas shoppers @ the Sacred Street Party! Giving the best Christmas gift - KC 'The Art of Inner Happiness'!
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Bhagavatam class by HH Dayananda Swami.
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Long Weekend of Nectar (20th-23rd August) with Special Guest HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami

Dear friends, we have an extra special guest, His Holiness Bhakti Caitanya Swami joining us for a long Weekend of Nectar from this Thursday 20th till Sunday 23rd August. Bhakti Caitanya Swami is...
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Visit by HH Hridayananda dasa Goswami

This Tuesday 27th June ISKCON Newcastle Presents and Warmly Invites You To: An Afternoon and Evening with His Holiness Hridayananda dasa Goswami Including : 3pm. Meet and Mingle over Vegetarian and...
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Friday class by Dayananda Swami – 26th May 2017

Hare Krishna! Dear friends, we are happy to invite you to our Friday Night Gita this May 26th, from 6.30pm till 8.30pm. This week we are very fortunate to be joined by a special guest, HH Dayananda Swami....
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Friday Night Gita – 19th May 2017

Hare Krishna! Dear friends, another week has flown by and it’s almost the weekend again! However, before the weekend, it’s time for the Friday Night Gita! Come along this Friday 19th May,...
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Friday Night Gita – 12th May 2017

Hare Krishna! Dear friends, firstly, we apologise for this last minute email, however, we would like to invite you to come along for our Friday Night Gita program tonight (May 12th), from 6.30pm till...
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Friday Night Gita – 5th May 2017

Hare Krishna! Dear friends, we would like to invite you to our Friday Night Gita program this Friday May 5th. We will begin at 6.30pm with Kirtan (meditational mantra music), followed by a seminar on...
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Friday Night Gita – 21st April 2017

With special guest speaker – Krishna-kripa Prabhu Hare Krishna! We hope you are well! Please come along for the Friday Night Gita this week on April 23rd, beginning at 6.30pm. We have a special...
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Friday Night Gita – 14th April 2017

Hare Krishna! Dear friends, Easter weekend is approaching and so is Good Friday, so we are happy to invite you to our (Good) Friday Night Gita this week (April 14th)! We will begin at 6.30pm with...
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Nrsimha Caturdasi 2017

oṁ namo bhagavate narasiṁhāya namas tejas-tejase āvir-āvirbhava vajra-nakha vajra-daṁṣṭra karmāśayān randhaya randhaya tamo grasa grasa om svāhā; abhayam abhayam ātmani bhūyiṣṭhā oṁ kṣraum. TRANSLATION I offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva, the source...

Kirtan Festival – 23rd April 2017

Newcastle Temple Sunday 23rd April 2017 12pm – 6pm Join us and we’ll immerse ourselves in the nectar of the Holy Names and relish a delicious prasadam feast. Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare...

Rama Navami 2017

Hare Krishna! Dear friends, we invite you to our annual Rama Navami festival tomorrow (Sunday 9th) from 3pm onwards. Please come and join the...

Mantra Festival on Sunday 17th January 2017

We invite you to our MANTRA (Chant) FESTIVAL which is taking place at our Good Vibes Centre on the 14th of January 2017. Address: ISKCON Newcastle 304, Westgate Road, NE4 5QU Doors open at Noon and the session goes on for EIGHT HOURS! Free Vegetarian meal will be...

Gita Jayanti 9 December 2016

Hare Krishna! Hello dear friends, On Friday 9th November, we are celebrating the supremely auspicious day of Gita Jayanti, the anniversary of the day that Lord Krishna spoke the Bhagavad Gita to His dear devotee, Arjuna. (The actual day of Gita Jayanti is Saturday...

What is Mantra?
Mantra means ‘that which delivers one from the influence of the mind’, and is the only process of meditation recommended by scriptural authority of attaining self-realisation in this age.
What is Maha-Mantra?
Lord Chaitanya stressed that the chanting of the Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare is the easiest means of self-realization.
Meaning of the words?

Krishna’ means the all-attractive, and because God has all the opulence’s in full; Beauty, Fame, Strength, Wealth, Knowledge, and Renunciation, He has the ability to attract all living beings to His association.

Rama’ means the reservoir of all pleasure, and since every living entity by constitution is pleasure-seeking, they can only satisfy this propensity when directed towards the Supreme Lord.

Hare’ refers to the pleasure giving energy of the Lord, personified in His eternal consort – Srimati Radharani, only through whom can we attain the favour of Lord Krishna.

Sacred Street Party – The Happiness Party

Kirtan Festival – April 2017

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