Hinduism in Ukraine
Hinduism is a minority religion in Ukraine.
History of ISKCON in Ukraine
In 1988—Soviet Hare Krishnas protest persecutions.
ISKCON started Legally printing books 1990. First Ukrainian-language books were translated by Vyasadeva dasa and Jambavati dasi in 1990-1991.
In 1991—First legal harinamas in central Kiev.
Organized Odessa festival which attracted about 1,500 devotees.
ISKCON in Ukraine
ISKCON was registered in Ukraine in 1990 during then Soviet regime.
It has more than 30 charitable missions (e.g., “Meal for Life”) and has begun construction of a school. Iskcon has 60 teaching centres and 15 Krishna temples. It is estimated that ISKCON in Ukraine has 450 students, 8,000 active adherents, more than 300 clergy, and nearly 40,000 adherents.
ISKCON Centres in Ukraine
Centre 1- ISKCON, Chernigov,Ukraine
Centre 2- ISKCON,Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Centre 3- ISKCON, Kijev, Ukraine
Centre 4- ISKCON, Lvov, Ukraine
Centre 5- ISKCON, Nikolayev, Ukraine
Centre 6- ISKCON, Rovno, Ukraine
Centre 7- ISKCON, Simferopol, Ukrain
Centre 8- ISKCON, Ternopol, Ukraine
Centre 9- ISKCON, Vinniza, Ukraine
Centre 10 - ISKCON, Odessa, Ukraine
centre 11-ISKCON,lugansk, Ukraine
Centre 12 ISKON, Zaporozhye, Ukraine
Transcendental Meditation TM has been quite active.
It has registered two Vedic universities.
About 5000 individuals have received TM mantras.
Yoga in Ukraine
Yoga is gaining popularity in Ukraine.
International Federation of Yoga CAS (Vajra Yoga) is present in Kiev as well. It is mainly focused on the correct approach to the spine in asanas. There are classes for both beginners and advanced yoga students. Some Vajra Yoga teachers give courses in English. Its two main studios, Vajra and India Club, are located in the city center. The timetable of the classes can be found on its website (in Russian/Ukrainian).
Yoga in Daily Life has a Centre in Ukraine. Address- Society Yoga in daily life Cherkassy Ukraine, Smelyanskaya str, 80-60, Cherkassy
Brahma Kumaris in Ukraine
Brahma Kumaris has 5 centres in Ukraine.
Kiev, Main centre, Centre Brahma Kumaris, 20 prospect Pobedy, Flat No. 181, Kiev 03055
Donetsk, Centre Brahma Kumaris, 16 Shcolny boulevard, Flat No. 142, Donetsk 83015 T
Kharkov, Centre Brahma Kumaris, 17/12 Rybalko street, Flat No. 91, Kharkiv 61082
Odessa, Centre Brahma Kumaris, 9 Krasny pereulok, Flat No. 10 Odessa 65026
Sevastopol, Centre Brahma Kumaris, 4 Gagarina street, Flat No. 69 Sevastopol 99045
- "Йога :: Украинская Федерация Йоги :: Новости :: Поздравляю с Международным днем йоги!". www.yoga.net.ua. Retrieved 2016-09-07.