“The ISKCON family has emerged at the forefront of the quest to create a more peaceful, harmonious and compassionate society. ISKCON’s journey has been a manifestation of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ Integration has been at the core of your philosophy. ISKCON’s story has been the story of the determination and devotion of lakhs of devotees spread across the world. Inspired by the teaching of Lord Krishna, they spread His message far and wide. The efforts of the ISKCON family in sectors like education, publishing and disaster-relief are commendable.”

New Delhi 08 August, 2016

NARENDRA MODI

Indian Prime Minister

“It is heartening to note that since its inception the ISKCON has carried out philanthropic activities in vatious ways including runnning the world’s larges free food relief programme, health camps, hospitals, de-addiction programmes especially for youth; farm projects besides dissemination of the glorious Vedic wisdom including Bhagwad Gita and Srimad Bhagwatam.”

DEVENDRA FADNAVIS

Chief Minister (Maharashtra)

ISKCON has over the years played an important role in popularizing the noble and eternal message of the Srimad Bhagvad Gita, and promotion spiritual harmony. if today the Bhagavad-Gita is printed of copies in scores of Indian. languages and distributed all over the world, the credit for this sacred service goes chiefly to ISKCON. I congratulate ISKCON for its efforts to highlight and propagate the timeless teachings of Lord Krishna across the World. I also pay humble tribute to the contributions of His Divine A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada who Incorporated ISKCON in 1966 and whose teachings continue to resobate in the hearts of Krishna devotees all over the world even today.”

PRANAB MUKHERJEE

Former President of India

“I am extremely pleased to know that ISKCON devotees are globally celebrating the Golden Jubilee of their incorporation at New York. I have keenly observed the various initiatives undertaken by ISKCON across india over the years. What is most endearing to any observer is the sincerity and commitment displayed by their volunteers to bring in peace, harmony and a value based lifestyle rooted in the wisdom of our vedic culture. Be it their magnificent temples, divine Prasadam, quality restaurants, spiritual literature or their enthralling kirtan and the beaming, effuigent countenance of its devotees, ISKCON is rendering yeoman service to society.

I wish them all auspiciousness on their 50th anniversary and Janmashtami celebrations and look forward to working together in service of society, Lord Krishna and humanity.”

HEMA MALINI

Member of Parliament (L.S.)

“For fifty years since its foundation by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the men and women behind ISKCON have dedicated their lives to the words of Lord Krishna to achieve peace and unity.”

THERESA MAY

U.K. Prime Minister