Since 1970, the American Academy of Religion (AAR) has hosted the world's largest gathering of scholars interested in the study of religion.
At this year's conference, held in Baltimore from November 23-26, 2013, Dr. Ithamar Theodor from Haifa University has been selected to present a paper on the unique theological contribution of Hridayananda das Goswami (Dr. Howard J. Resnick) during one of the conference's panel sessions organized by the Dharma Academy of North America (DANAM).
During the month of August, there will be several opportunities to hear Acharyadeva speak. Please see details below.
On Sunday, August 18, 2013, Acharyadeva will be giving the Sunday Feast Lecture at ISKCON New Dwaraka in Los Angeles at 5:15pm (PST).
The following is Part II of a written interview with Hridayananda das Goswami given by AURA magazine, a popular esoteric magazine in Slovenia, on July 30, 2013.
Question: When was Sanskrit brought to full development? Who was the inventor of the Sanskrit language? How old is Sanskrit as a language and when was it first written down?
The following is Part I of a written interview with Hridayananda das Goswami given by AURA magazine, a popular esoteric magazine in Slovenia, on July 17, 2013.
Question: Can only men become priests or swamis in the Krishna Movement and, if so, why? Why can’t women become swamis?
On August 10, 2013, ISKCON Brazil will celebrate its 37th Anniversary of the installation of Sri Sri Gaura Nitai deities in the Rio de Janeiro temple.
In honor of the upcoming celebration, Acharyadeva wrote the following statement:
On Sunday, July 7, 2013, Acharyadeva will be giving the first of an ongoing series of lectures.
This Sunday, in honor of Gadadhara Pandit and Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura's Disappearance Day, Acharyadeva will commence an ongoing Sunday lecture series to discuss the necessity of invigorating Srila Prabhupada's efforts to establish Krishna consciousness in the West.
On June 29, 2013, Acharyadeva celebrated His Holiness Tamal Krishna Goswami's Appearance Day with Giriraja Swami, Rtadhvaja Swami, and several other devotees at a home program in southern California.
Acharyadeva spoke for twenty minutes on Tamal Krishna Goswami's historical and monumental contribution to ISKCON. He specifically noted TKG's quality of innovation without deviation.