Toronto's Hare Krishna Temple

Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

ISKCON News Profiles Bhaktimarga Swami

7:28:00 PM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

ISKCON News, the news agency for our vibrant Hare Krishna movement, recently published an article, profiling our very own Bhaktimarga Swami!  Check it out:
To ISKCON devotees everywhere, the name Bhaktimarga Swami conjures up images of powerful, out-of-the-box stage productions; and of energetic kirtans, full of stomping dance moves and jubilant smiles.  
But a lifetime ago, as the boy John Vis growing up in rural Canada, he was a shy, retiring child.  
“If I had gotten the chance to be on stage, I would have definitely frozen up,” he says. “But in my one room schoolhouse near Chatham, Ontario, I didn’t even get the opportunity—drama wasn’t part of the curriculum. Later, in highschool, I was supposed to play the role of a prince in a drama, but I shyed out of the whole thing!"  [Read More