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March 20, 2024

Celebrating Unity in Diversity: The Holi Festival

Holi, known as the festival of colours, is more than just a celebration; it is a platform that bridges cultural divides and fosters a sense of community among people of different backgrounds. It is a festival that transcends boundaries, uniting…
Melbourne Cost of LivingBlog
January 11, 2024

How Food For Life Helps During Melbourne’s Cost of Living Challenges

Melbourne, like the rest of Australia, has been impacted by the significant rise in the cost of living in the past couple of years. There are many reasons for this, many of them related to the pandemic, but the simple…
Using MantraBlog
December 21, 2023

The Power of Mantra in Bhakti Yoga: A Guide for Beginners

Bhakti yoga is a form of yoga that emphasizes devotion, love, and surrender to a higher power. One of the key components of Bhakti yoga is the use of mantras. Mantras are sacred sounds or phrases that are repeated as…
Food For Life MelbourneBlog
December 20, 2023

Beyond the Meal: How Food For Life is Cultivating Community and Connection in Melbourne

Food For Life has been providing Melbourne communities with free and affordable vegetarian meals so that anyone  in need of food can access it at any one of our distribution locations. This mission began in the early 1970s when Hare…
Remembrances Of Father Bob MaguireBlog
May 3, 2023

Remembrances of Father Bob Maguire

On behalf of the Hare Krishna Movement (ISKCON) here in Melbourne, I would like to pay tribute to our dear friend Father Bob Maguire. Father Bob was a great advocate of Interfaith connections and support and this is where I…
Spiritual Benefits of Vedic YogaBlog
January 26, 2023

The Benefits of Practicing Vedic Yoga

Vedic yoga is a holistic practice that combines physical movements, focused breathing, and meditation to help the practitioner increase their physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. There are four main types of vedic yoga: Jnana Yoga, Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga, and…
Women sitting on the beach practising yoga.Blog
December 16, 2022

The Four Principles to Beginning Bhakti Yoga

The Spiritual Practice of Bhakti Yoga Bhakti Yoga is a spiritual practice of yoga; meaning that learning how to to become a practitioner requires more than just physical practice. Truly undertaking the practice of bhakti yoga requires beginners to immerse…
Plates of vegan food fills the table.Blog
November 30, 2022

Feeding Your Event: Vegan Catering Options

The choice to opt out of any and all animal based products is a difficult decision for many but one that is becoming increasingly popular. Vegan cuisine is food that is free from all animal products. Where vegetarianism is definitively…
People sitting crossed legged in a yoga studioBlog
October 31, 2022

3 Benefits of Learning Bhakti Yoga for Beginners

Learning yoga is beneficial for both the mind and the body, according to a 2011 study, and bhakti yoga is no exception. The Hindu yoga practice offers several physical and spiritual health benefits that can enhance your well-being. Hare Krishna…
Vegetarian CateringBlog
September 30, 2022

Why You Should Choose Vegetarian Catering for Your Event

There are many misconceptions about vegetarian catering, such as its minimal food options and higher cost, that deter people from considering them for events.  However, vegetarian catering offers a number of hidden benefits for both event hosts and their guests.…
Vedic WeddingBlog
August 31, 2022

What Happens in a Vedic Wedding Ceremony?  

More and more people are choosing to have a traditional Vedic wedding ceremony at the Hare Krishna Melbourne temple. Our ceremonies differ from typical western weddings. They follow the teachings and rituals of the Vedic tradition. You don’t have to…
August 15, 2022

Health is Wealth: Reverting to Vegetarianism

There is a widespread misconception that the stock standard vegetarian meal is merely salad and fries. In reality when it comes to a vegetarian cuisine, a whole new realm of choices is readily available. Before touching on this, we should…
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