An introduction to ISKCON

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is a spiritual institution founded by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in July 1966 in New York City of USA. The aim of forming this institution was to spread Bhakti Yoga in the world. Also popular by the name, Hare Krishna movement, the beliefs of ISKCON are based mainly on ancient scriptures, the Bhagwad –Purana or Srimad Bhagavatam and the Bhagavad-gita.


From the day of its foundation, ISKCON has witnessed a tremendous growth worldwide both in its infrastructure and membership. It is also growing fast in the eastern countries. Devotees all across the world ask questions ISKCON to clear their confusions and doubts and to get new knowledge about faith. You too can ask questions ISKCON related to faith, Lord Krishna, and temples etc. ISKCON will answer your questions in a minimum possible time.

Ask questions ISKCON Guidelines


Your questions are a valuable asset to ISKCON. We receive thousands of your questions everyday and we try to answer all of them. But there are some guidelines that you should follow when you ask questions ISKCON. These guidelines are necessary if you want answers to your questions in the least possible time.

Don’t repeat the same question
Before you ask questions ISKCON, please check that it has not been already asked by some other devotee. For that check our website and enter appropriate keywords in the search field.

Keep questions precise and clear
Always try to keep your question precise and clear. When you ask questions ISKCON in a neat and precise way, it becomes easy to answer the questions.
Write grammatically correct language
Try to ensure that you write grammatically correct language. It becomes easy to understand a question which is grammatically correct.
Ask questions with name or anonymously
You can ask questions ISKCON anonymously or with your name. You have both the options available. You have to state whether your question be answered without mentioning your name or with name.
Don’t ask personal questions
Iskcon intends to answer all questions as soon as possible except personal questions. Your personal questions will not be answered at any cost.

Some frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How can one become a Life patron member of ISKCON?
Just submit the application form along with donation and three color stamp sized photos. And your card will arrive within few days.

What is the donation amount for ISKCON Life patron ship?
The donation amount is Rs. 35,555 for people who opt for life patron membership.
What is the eligibility to receive ISKCON Privileges?
Once ISKCON receives your payment and it is credited to the ISKCON bank account, you will receive gift pack at your address. And once you get patron membership card, you will become eligible for prescribed accommodation facility.
How to make a donation?
You can donate via demands draft, cash, credit card, cheque or bank transfer. But cheques and bank transfer should be in the name of ISKCON.
Is it possible to transfer patron membership card to others?
If I have to stay at ISKCON Center, what is the procedure for it?
You can contact nearest ISKCON center and confirm your booking via email or phone. You have to provide your card number and other details related to your accommodation.
You can contact and ask questions Iskcon for further guidance.


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