Traveling Kirtan Experience

Kirtan – From Your Heart to the World

North America, May 21 – June 27, 2016

Immerse yourself in a traveling kirtan experience that will inspire chanting from the heart and provide the skills and mood to share the pure name with the world.

Beginning with a Holy Name Retreat in Alachua, Florida, we’ll travel on the youth tour bus to Sadhu Sanga Retreat, then to Washington DC and New York City for Harinama, Book Distribution and Ratha-yatra, followed by New Vrindaban Kulimela, 24-Hour Kirtan, and another Holy Name retreat.

We’ll spend quality time with senior Vaishnavas who’ll share their realizations about kirtan, sankirtan, and a life of glorifying Krishna. Music lessons will be offered throughout the tour for those wishing to refine their mridanga, kartala, harmonium and vocal skills.

Srila Prabhupada once said that many different flowers all teach us one thing – what is the nature of a flower. In the same way the various experiences which will be provided during this traveling kirtan experience are meant to give participants a full idea about the vast and blissful world of kirtan.

We’ll have plenty of personal time for reflection, journaling, japa walks, and to meet and make friends with the two dozen kindred spirits traveling with us on the tour.

Please take a minute to review our schedule so you’ll have a good idea of what to expect.

$751 early-bird discount before April 20. $851 thereafter.

Contact us if you’re interested.


Euro Bus Tour – Mediterranean – 2014

What: ISKCON Youth Ministry European Bus Tour 2014

Eligibility: Aged 17 – 30, good-standing ISKCON youth or bhaktas

When: July 10th Arrivals – Aug 10th Departures

Where: Book return flights to Pisa OR Florence, Italy International Airports

Donation: 800 Euros for 32-day, 8 country, harinam sankirtan tour

Sign-up: Download registration and liability documents, read, sign and scan to:

The European Bus Tour aka Euro Bus Tour is an ISKCON Youth Ministry initiative. Its goals are to facilitate the spiritual growth and experiences of ISKCON youth and budding devotees by giving them good association and fun. The tour goes to various countries (this year Mediterranean countries) and visits temples, does kirtan, harinam, goes to spiritual retreats, does adventure activities, service, and much more.


Support for the ISKCON Youth Ministry Euro Bus Tour Project

Hrdaya Caitanaya Das GBC Europe Member/Parent of Bus Tour Participants


The future of our movement depends on our youth. It is very important that our youth together feel as a family, and interact with ISKCON activities and therefore are inclined to take up responsibility in that way. It is a natural progression: first the youth must become a group of friends, then through interacting with the temple they get a taste for devotional service. In this way the youth are naturally inclined to take up more service in ISKCON.

Due to many reasons as a society we have forgotten over the years to pay sufficient attention of taking care of our own youth. Unfortunately we sometimes look more to making new devotees then keeping our own devotees and our own family members, devotees.

My humble request is that ISKCON Europe temples kindly accommodate our ISKCON youth in their facilities and make the best possible arrangements with them; otherwise it becomes impossible to organize the bus tour on a regular basis.

Manorama Dasa ISKCON Youth Minister


How many young people are coming to our temples these days, voluntarily, because they think our temples are cool, awesome, the place to be to practice spiritual life? Wouldn’t it be nice to have more young people interested in service at your temple?

Guess what, on a date approaching soon this summer, we hope to bring 30 ISKCON youth from around Europe to visit your temple, whom we’re trying to convince to become more serious about Krishna consciousness. This is a Euro GBC and ISKCON Youth Ministry combined effort to revive (or strengthen) an interest in Krishna consciousness among these young people who are our future hope, part of our ISKCON succession plan. We’ll need your help to inspire them.



For more updated announcements on the tour see FB

Contact person: Kumari Kunti


Sign up for the Mexico Bus Tour

We’re now accepting applications for the Mexico Bus Tour, traveling all over Mexico for the winter holidays, from December 14 through January 5 (University of Florida winter break dates). Three and a half weeks. We’ll be helping to put on 14 Krishna Culture Festivals in town squares, university auditoriums and at yoga studios. We’ll go on adventures to Mayan pyramids and ruins, cascading waterfalls in the deep jungles of Chiapas, visit markets and villages in rural areas off-the-beaten-path–you’ll get to see the real Mexico. We’ll be spending several days on the beaches of the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. See the photo galleries. $650 per person before November 25. $850 per person thereafter. (That’s a $200 early-bird signup discount!) Sign up now. Apply today. Space is limited. First come, first served. Contact us if you’re interested.