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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WSN May 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter
Jun27

WSN May 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter

Texas is known for being big in everything. Well, now, Dallas is doing big in book distribution: No. 3 in the USA for May. The temple had a great month with 3,695 book points: an increase of 824%. The temple president, Nityananda Prabhu, is enthusiastic to distribute full sets of Srila Prabhupada’s books, and this is where most of the book points are coming from. He’s a great example of an ISKCON leader. While in Slovenia,...

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Team spirit
May21

Team spirit

Monthly Sankirtan Festival is a successful program to involve householder devotees in book distribution. In large cities, the commute time to the temple is a major barrier for devotees who live far from the temple to come out for sankirtan. In many cases, devotees spend 1-3 hours in the commute, leaving little time for actual book distribution. Also, for most people, cold weather, rain, wind, etc., cause major health issues. In...

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WSN April 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter
Apr22

WSN April 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter

Here’s the good news about the world of book distributors: It used to be said that the sun never sets on the worldwide British Empire, but now it does. However, now the sun never sets on Srila Prabhupada’s book distributors. Every seven seconds a book is distributed, and 24/7 the books go out to conditioned souls. This gives many people the opportunity to understand that they belong in another world, a transcendental world...

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NASN March 2016 – North American Sankirtan Newsletter
Apr15

NASN March 2016 – North American Sankirtan Newsletter

March 2016 4/13/2016   For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of March:  North American Totals Monthly Temples Monthly Weekend Warriors etc. Monthly Top 100 Individuals Monthly Top 5 Cumulative Countries Cumulative Temples Cumulative Top 100 Individuals Cumulative Top 5    This file is best viewed and printed using a fixed pitch font. In WinCOM select Options,...

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WSN March 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter
Mar22

WSN March 2016 – World Sankirtan Newsletter

Chowpatti, "the simple temple" inspired by Radhanatha Swami, had a great month in March, distributing over eleven thousand books in Mumbai, an increase of 641%. That's a nice offering during this 50th anniversary of ISKCON's founding. Phoenix, in  Mauritius, also had a good month: about 4,000 book points and an increase of 999%. It's a small island, and the devotees are steadily distributing books to these...

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