HG Radheshyam Prabhu the Book Marathon topper
Feb20

HG Radheshyam Prabhu the Book Marathon topper

We are very happy to inform you that this year HG Radheshyam Prabhu, the temple president of ISKCON Pune, stood 1st Rank in the world in the distribution of full sets of Srimad Bhagavatam and Chaitanya Charitamrita. He distributed 150 full sets in cities like Pune, Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Adilabad. He also visited the homes of most devotees and personally installed the Srimad Bhagavatam sets there. Also, by his inspiration ISKCON...

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Ibadan Sankirtan Party Becomes West Africa Book Distribution Marathon Champion
Feb20

Ibadan Sankirtan Party Becomes West Africa Book Distribution Marathon Champion

Members of the Ibadan Harinam Sankirtan Group The Nagara Sankirtana party of Ibadan, Nigeria became West Africa’s book distribution marathon champion for 2016. The sankirtan party led by Yadhunath Das has distributed 901 books in December. The Nagara Sankirtan project started off in 2015 with the purpose of reviving the Harinama Sankirtana spirit initially in West Africa, by providing special support and care for book...

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Srila Prabhupada’s books in Arabic
Feb15

Srila Prabhupada’s books in Arabic

Srila Prabhupada’s books in Arabic. Shastrakrit Das: Was showing the Gita to Shannon from El Salvador and this Muslim girl Noor was more attracted to the books, she even bought one for her grandma in...

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A Hare Krishna beggar meets a lady rich in heart
Feb13

A Hare Krishna beggar meets a lady rich in heart

As I was standing at a gate in someones yard, calling out for someone to come, a young man came and said, “You Hare Krishnas, always begging. You're young. Why not get a job rather than beg?” While he was saying this, I felt overwhelmed with joy and was smiling. Then I responded that what he said was the best thing anyone has called me, and that is why I am here: because I am striving to be a servant of the Supreme...

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Knowledge is knowledge, and it’s meant for everyone
Feb08

Knowledge is knowledge, and it’s meant for everyone

While I was in Bali, Padma Locana Prabhu told me about an amazing experience he had at the annual arts festival in Bali last year. Here's his account: I was distributing books and a nicely dressed Muslim lady wearing a burqa approached me and asked whether I had the Bhagavad-gita. I said, "Yes, I do. Would you like one?" "I've heard that it is a sacred text and very famous." While I showed it to her, a...

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