The Jewel in The Crown

“Blessed is he whose fame does not outshine his truth” RabindranathTagore (poet, musician, and artist from the Indian subcontinent), 1914 “It’s a subtle mind-shift between entertainment and appreciation” says our host Sakshi Gopal das, having greeted us all warmly this chilly Friday eve, 29th November 2019, “but let’s all appreciate what we owe George Harrison.… Continue reading The Jewel in The Crown

Chasing Rhinos with The Swami

Transparently Alert – Shyamasundar dasa A tall, slender, and very dignified figure in white steps calmly into an upper-floor class-room at No. 10 Soho Street, immaculate home to Central London’s Radha Krishna Temple, right here at the heart of one of the UK capital’s most vibrant cultural and entertainment districts. Immaculately Housed With a transparently… Continue reading Chasing Rhinos with The Swami

From Krishna’s Castle to Trafalgar Square – A Food Love Story

Holborn is a strange place to build a castle. Not only that, but I can’t seem to find it. Surely Krishna’s Castle must be here somewhere, because, not only does this fantastic Food Fort commendably provide 1,500 free meals a day to those in need, but it (most importantly) has an official London postcode and… Continue reading From Krishna’s Castle to Trafalgar Square – A Food Love Story

Hare Krishna! The Man, The Mantra & The Movie in London

Everyone knows the words: ‘Hare Krishna’. But not everyone knows why this phrase is so renowned. Of course the orange-garbed Hare Krishna are a familiar sight to anyone who works, rests or plays in and around that main artery pulsing through the heart of London’s West End known to all and sundry as W1’s Oxford… Continue reading Hare Krishna! The Man, The Mantra & The Movie in London