ISKCON's Projects

Through different projects devotees have been able to use their expertise in Krishna’s service and have brought the Krishna conscious culture to the world in a practical way. Below are some of the projects that have flourished under the ISKCON umbrella. If you know of a project that is not listed here please contact us

Back to Godhead:
The main Hare Krishna magazine. BTG is published every month. Srila Prabhupada single-handedly began the publication of this magazine in 1944. He would write, gather articles, print and distribute it all himself.

The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT):
The publishing department of ISKCON. Books from the BBT are available at our temple gift shops in Mauritius.

The Bhaktivedanta Archives:
Founded in 1978, the Bhaktivedanta Archives is the official repository for documents, manuscripts, correspondence, audio recordings, photographs, films, and other Srila Prabhupada’s memorabilia.

Bhaktivedanta Library Services:
This project aims at wide distribution as well as promotion of Srila Prabhupada's books and other audio and visual materials. Some of the products available from this service are also available at our temple gift shops.

Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education (VIHE)
and Mayapur Institute for Higher Education (MIHE):
These have been established to promote the study of Srila Prabhupada's books in association of Vaisnavas in the holy dham.

The Bhaktivedanta Institute (B.I.):
The scientific research and preaching department of ISKCON.

Bhaktivedanta College:
Bhaktivedanta College, at Radhadesh, Belgium, is a Krishna conscious seminary offering college-level programmes. Many of the teachers of the college are Oxford graduates and this institute runs a university degree course in affiliation with the University of Wales, Lampeter.

Bhaktivedanta College of Education and Culture: This college offers courses world-wide to discuss and relish His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami’s books and also has a branch in Mauritius.

ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry: The ministry has been set up to encourage deity worship and to set standards for ISKCON in this field.

ISKCON Youth Forum: Has been established to inspire, train and empower young people in Krishna consciousness around the world, including Mauritius

Bhaktivedanta Academy for Culture and Education (BACE) based in Delhi is an organization oriented towards training youth in moral and spiritual values. BACE also has extension centers next to institutions to cater to the need of youths.

ITV(ISKCON Television):
The television department of ISKCON.

Food for Life: The Food For Life project is the world’s largest vegetarian non-profit food relief organisation with projects in over 60 countries including Mauritius.

International Society for Cow Protection(ISKCOWP): ISKCOWP was incorporated by disciples of Srila Prabhupada in March 1990. Its primary concern is to present alternatives to modern agricultural practices and cow slaughter. Inspired by this project, cow protection projects have been set up in many different countries including Mauritius.

ISKCON Prison Ministry: This has been set up to teach Krishna consciousness to inmates and guide them towards the path of spiritual development. Mauritius also has a prison preaching programme.

Child Protection Office: The Child Protection Office protects the children of Srila Prabhupada’s movement from abuse through educational programmes and deals with any suspected or confirmed abuse.