International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a Hindu religious organisation, has published an educational booklet to explore 'Hare Krishna Movement' within students and teachers of schools, Iskcon News reported.
The book is published by the ISKCON Educational Services, (IES) which was established at Bhaktivedanta Manor, UK, over thirty years ago. IES arranges about twelve thousand school students, teachers and parents to visit the temple per year.
The booklet is written by Rasamandala Das. He is the author of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Hinduism: Faith and Practices, and other works.
According to the report, "ISKCON and Hinduism" covers a range of topics including Defining Hinduism; Hindu Philosophy; Hindu Practices and Way of Life; Denominations within Hinduism; Hinduism as a Global Religion; ISKCON and Hinduism; Distinctive Views and Practices[of ISKCON]; A History of ISKCON; ISKCON Worldwide; Engaging with the World; Teaching about Hindu Traditions; and Addressing Misconceptions.
IES is also planning to distribute the booklet among other educational faith and non-faith groups, via its membership of the Religious Education Council for England and Wales; and to schools via local SACREs (Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education).