The ISKCON Life Patronship program was introduced in early 1970’s as an opportunity to becomean integral part of the ISKCON family by A.C. Bhakti Vedanta Swami Prabhupada. He invited everyone across the world to take advantage of residing in ISKCON temples all over the world for a couple of days, attend spiritual programs and receive Krishna conscious association. Presently more than 1 million life patrons are part of ISKCON’s family.
By Taking ISKCON Life Membership, you will be entitled to receive the following benefits:
1.) You will receive a centrally issued hologram card with your photo and patron number along with an updatedcomprehensive list of ISKCON centers around the world.
2.) Invitation to festivals and events of ISKCON Bahadurgarh. On Janmashtami, life patrons are given special darshanfacility and prasadam.
3.) A set of books by His Divine Grace A.C Bhakti Vedanta Swami Prabhupada. Available in English, Tamil or Hindi
4.) A monthly newsletter
5.) Japa Mala and bead bag to chant Hare Krishna maha-mantra
6.) You are welcome to stay in any ISKCON center all over the world for free, for three days in a year. Maintenance charges may apply in some centers. All accommodation is subject to availability and only with confirmed advance reservation. This applies to accommodation in a single room of the patron, spouse and children below 18 years of age, and dependent parents above 60 years of age.
7.) Tax Benefits:Your donation is tax exempt under section 80-G of the income tax act, 1961. (India) and 501(C)3 in the UnitedStates.
While as a life member you will have the opportunity to feel like home at any ISKCON center at the same time your donation will help the temple propagate Krishna consciousness all over the globe.Apart from serving people with the message of spiritual knowledge, ISKCON also participates in various social work like Food for Life Program* serving lakhs of free meals daily. We invite you to stand beside us as we march ahead in this Hare Krishna movement.