From the Los Angeles Sastra Dana Newsletter
Apr13

From the Los Angeles Sastra Dana Newsletter

I would like to congratulate the devotees of New Dvaraka for effectively organizing the Sastra Dana program, which engages members of the Vaishnava community in helping to distribute transcendental literature, especially the books of His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada. As Srila Prabhupada's movement matures into a "normal" society with people of all ages and backgrounds, it is vital that Srila Prabhupada's society, as...

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Sankirtan stories from the RVC
Apr09

Sankirtan stories from the RVC

We were on Harinam chanting outside a large cinema which is also a kind of shopping center etc. One middle aged man came out with his wife. Bhakta Ryan approached him and gave him a book. He immediately started to get his wallet out but his wife became very determined not to let him give a donation and started to physically drag him away. He was also quite determined to give a donation and although his wife was dragging him along the...

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From Bhakta Ryan at the RVC
Apr07

From Bhakta Ryan at the RVC

I was distributing books at a table at the April Foods day fair in a local community college. And the table adjacent to us was the pagan church. I overheard a conversation between one of the women behind the table and an older man with a long white beard standing out in the aisle. She was explaining that she was a lesbian and the head of the church and that that was ok and I kind of watched his reaction the whole time through the...

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A Few points by His Holiness Hridayananda Maharaja
Apr06

A Few points by His Holiness Hridayananda Maharaja

Dear Prabhus, PAMHO. AGSP. I have recently have had the opportunity to sit in many evening darshans with His Holiness Hridayananda Maharaja in Los Angeles. What follows are a few points that Maharaja made regarding increasing book distribution. .Book distribution used to be an activity which was done by EVERYONE in ISKCON. Before, EVERYONE felt responsible for making sure that Srila Prabhupada's books were distributed. Today, it...

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You’ve never experienced Bhagavad Gita like this before!
Apr01

You’ve never experienced Bhagavad Gita like this before!

Bhagavad-gita, the brightest jewel of Eastern wisdom, is now available to you and your family in full color and sound with all the texts and purports–plus many extras–in an amazing new interactive CD ROM format. This may be the closest you will ever come to personally experiencing the drama, emotion, and historical impact of Lord Krishna's conversation with Arjuna at Kuruksetra, India, 5000 years ago. Just a click of...

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