World Sankirtan Newsletter Feb 2017
Mar29

World Sankirtan Newsletter Feb 2017

Hare Krsna! Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! What came over the devotees in Punjabi Bhag? I can’t figure out how they did so big: over five times more than the No. 2 temple in the world in February. An inconceivable 104,237 book points! Special mercy was flowing at this medium-size temple in New Delhi. Good news in Vrindavan: Rohininandana Balarama Prabhu distributes books in Srila Prabhupada’s...

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World Sankirtan Newsletter Jan 2017
Feb27

World Sankirtan Newsletter Jan 2017

Mexico City did very well in January: 8,563 book points made it No. 2 in Latin America. A very nice devotee, Aravinda Prabhu, is the sankirtan leader, and he oversees the BBT activities in Mexico. He’s dedicated to distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books and to encouraging others to distribute them. Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, also successfully started the new year: With 3,860 book points, it is No. 2 in the Small Temple...

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World Sankirtan Newsletter for October 2016
Nov29

World Sankirtan Newsletter for October 2016

Hare Krsna, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! You may have heard that the Russian government is trying to stop book distribution. It passed a law that does not allow anyone from any religion to promote his beliefs, and if anyone gets caught, he invites a big fine. When the devotees in Russia heard this, it caused them transcendental anxiety. Devotees are known to be quite fearless, however, so they...

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WSN November 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter
Nov08

WSN November 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter

The month of November was good for Gainesville, Florida, which Srila Prabhupada called a remote corner of the world so far from the birthplace of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Gainsville is known for feeding students at the University of Florida. It still does that, but now it also has become a big center of book distribution because many students have become devotees and distribute the most valuable knowledge to people: the real higher...

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World Sankirtan Newsletter for August 2016
Sep25

World Sankirtan Newsletter for August 2016

  Hare Krsna, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! During August, in the Large Temples category, Ujjain had the highest increase, 113%, with 10,082 book points. In the middle of India in August it’s hot. So devotees doing the austerity of book distribution in Ujjain’s heat get some extra mercy. Among medium temples, Baroda had the highest increase, with 1,437 book points, an increase of...

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World Sankirtan Newsletter for June 2016
Aug01

World Sankirtan Newsletter for June 2016

The devotees in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, have come up with one of the most innovative book distribution techniques I’ve seen. They go to a school and arrange with the principal to speak to all the teachers, sometimes thirty or forty of them. The devotees explain the glories of the Srimad-Bhagavatam, and because the teachers are all educated and Sri Lanka is steeped in Vedic culture, they understand the book’s value. Wherever the...

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