Seven Purposes of ISKCON
1. To systematically propagate spiritual knowledge to society at large and to educate all peoples in the techniques of spiritual life in order to check the imbalance of values in life and to achieve real unity and peace in the world.
2. To propagate a consciousness of Krishna as it is revealed in the Bhagavad-gita and Srimad Bhagavatam.
3. To bring the members of the Society together with each other and nearer to Krishna, the prime entity, and thus to develop the idea, within the members, and humanity, at large, that each soul is part and parcel of the quality of Godhead (Krishna).
4. To teach and encourage the Sankirtan movement of congregational chanting of the holy name of God as revealed in the teachings of Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
5. To erect for the members, and for society at large, a holy place of transcendental pastimes, dedicated to the personality of Krishna.
6. To bring the members closer together for the purpose of teaching a simpler and more natural way of life.
7. With a view towards achieving the aforementioned purposes, to publish and distribute periodicals, magazines, books and other writings.
His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada is the Founder-Acharya of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON - July 13, 1966).
He carried-out his spiritual master's order of spreading the mission of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu of chanting Hare Krishna in every town and village. Srila Prabhupada served and grew ISKCON until his depature in 1977. Now his disciples and growing followers continue to spread the chanting of Hare Krishna all around the world.