Upcoming Seminar Sept 2012 – Sankirtana is High Sandhana By HG Veisasaki Das
Jun30

Upcoming Seminar Sept 2012 – Sankirtana is High Sandhana By HG Veisasaki Das

I am happy to inform you, that we are planning on organizing a book distribution seminar with Vaisesika prabhu who will be here with us in Hungary Budapest between the 10-18th of September 2012. The seminar will be on the 13-14-15 of September (from Thursday till Saturday).   Vaisesika prabhu has been distributing Srila Prabhupada books for the past 40 so years. He is building up the Silicon Valley temple and congregation around...

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Beat Me in Arm Wrestling and I Will Buy a Book!
Jun30

Beat Me in Arm Wrestling and I Will Buy a Book!

by Caitanyananda Dasa While distributing books in Helsinki, Finland on a rainy October day, I met a big fellow who said, "If you defeat me in arm wrestling I will buy all of your books." I argued that it would not be a fair competition; he was an old man and anyway, it was raining. But the man was persistent. So we began to wrestle, placing our elbows on a covered electrical box at the side of the road. We were grinning and...

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Saving the World in It’s Darkest Hour
Jun30

Saving the World in It’s Darkest Hour

by Devakinandana Dasa I met a Chinese couple that I had previously given a book to. The girl is from a Buddhist family and already chants Buddhist mantras and is a vegetarian. Her name is Li Huabing and the man's name is Jin Feng Wang. I gave them a small book in Chinese from the Hong Kong BBT, and told them how to chant the maha mantra and they thought it was nice. I spoke to them for a while and gave them another book. They were...

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Looking Through Death’s Eye
Jun30

Looking Through Death’s Eye

by Vijaya dasa I was distributing books in Greece on a street full of restaurants with people sitting and laughing at the tables. In the midst of all this was a Rumanian lady looking at the scene, who had a disturbed look on her face. I walked over to her and asked what was up.  She told me that the old man she had been nursing for the last 3 months had just died an hour earlier while looking her right in the eyes. She...

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A Transcendental Adventure
Jun29

A Transcendental Adventure

The Greenstone Mall is a short drive from the BBT Africa house in Johannesburg. Doing some book distribution there, I approached a young man pushing a trolley packed with duvets and pillows. I said that I am a traveling monk and teach yoga and philosophy and have been traveling mostly in South and East Africa for sixteen years. I do not know why, but I said, "My friend it looks like you have been undergoing a crisis. Is there...

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