Upcoming Activities

ISKCON Leadership Sanga: Feb. 14 - 18, 2020; Mayapur, India  NOTE this is now past

Drutakarma Prabhu, Akhandadhi Prabhu, and Pracarananda Prabhu will hold a Bhaktivedanta Institute seminar at the ISKCON Leadership Sanga in Mayapur, WB; India in mid-February

Past Activities

Taking the 5th...Canto!: Oct. 31 - Nov 2, 2019; Gainesville, FL

We explored the past, present, and future study of Puranic cosmology and cosmology within ISKCON, as it relates to the ongoing development of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium

The Strands of the Evolution Web: July 12 - 14, 2019; Brecon, Wales

Asa follow-up to the "Evolution Narratives in Krishna Consciousness Conference," specific research tasks were accepted by a collection of devotees in support of exhibit designs from the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium

Evolution Narratives in Krishna Consciousness: June 7 - 10, 2019; Gainesville, FL

We examined the stories we tell ourselves regarding the nature, origin, and diversity of species from religious and scientific perspectives, with the aim of finding common ground and developing new paradigms.

Consciousness in Science Conference: Jan. 19 - 21, 2019; Gainesville, FL  www.consci19.org

Devotee scientists and scholars from around the world gathered to share their most up-to-date research in fields related to consciousness and science.

Summer BIHS Ambassador Speaking Tours: Mauricio Garrido (Murali Gopal)  travels as a BIHS ambassador

2018: June – August; England, Wales, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Russia​

2019: June – August; England, Wales, Poland, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, India​

Mysteries of the Sacred Universe Workshops

PART 1: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Sacred Universe; May 19-21, 2017;     

                              Alachua FL​

PART 2: Mysteries of the Sacred Universe 2; June 16, 2018; Bhakti Center, NYC

  • In cooperation with the Bhakti Center in NYC

  • Facilitator: Murali Gopal

  • Objective: to explore a deeper understanding of the 5th Canto

  • Impact: Attendees gained insight into the scientific significance of the Puranic universe.

  • Material: Flyer/Schedule, Iskcon News


Bhakti Yoga and Science: Exploring A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami's vision for the       

                                         Bhaktivedanta Institute in the 21st Century

  • November 13, 2016; Alachua FL

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