ISKCON Full Form is International Society for Krishna Consciousness. It is a religious organization that belongs to the Gaudiya-Vaishnava sect. Its values and beliefs are based on Sanskrit texts such as Bhagavad-Gita. According to scriptures, the ultimate goal of all living beings is to reclaim their love for God or Lord Krishna.
ISKCON Temple established in 1966 A.C. in New York City. The members of ISKCON follow the ‘ Bhakti-Yoga tradition ‘ and ‘ practice devotional yoga ‘ in temples as well as in their homes. They also promote Krishna consciousness through distribution of literature etc. Apart from religious activities, ISKCON members have established schools, colleges, hospitals, food distribution projects etc. as a practical application of the path of Bhakti Yoga.
Objectives Of ISKCON
- Spiritual knowledge to society.
- To propagate a consciousness of Krishna.
- Teaching a simpler and more natural way of life.
- With a view towards achieving the aforementioned purposes, to publish and distribute periodicals, magazines, books and other writings.