Srila Prabhupadas Brand by Mathura Kisor Dasa
Dec01

Srila Prabhupadas Brand by Mathura Kisor Dasa

Recently the congregation from CBD Belapur (a suburb of Mumbai) beganharinama-sankirtana after the weekly evening program.  I was ecstatic as book distribution becomes easier during the harinama-sankirtana. But the first day I was thinking, “Will it be a good idea as it is already 8 pm and people are in mode of ignorance? Will anyone take books now?” I heard my heart’s voice, “Try to...

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The 2010 Prabhupada Marathon and World Enlightenment Day
Nov26

The 2010 Prabhupada Marathon and World Enlightenment Day

By Vijaya das Hare Krsna Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. How the Prabhupada Marathon evolved is interesting. The most successful three days in book distribution history up to 1972 took place at the end of that year in Los Angeles. Three days before Christmas, the Los Angeles devotees distributed more than 17,000 pieces of literature! Because they distributed the most books ever just before...

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WSN September 2010 – World Sankirtan Newsletter
Oct29

WSN September 2010 – World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das Hare Krsna Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. September proved to be a great month for the Pune temple. They did 12,960 points, a 207% increase over a year ago. The president there, Radhe Shyama Prabhu, is a graduate of IIT (the top university in India) and one of the nicest devotees you’ll ever meet. There are about hundred brahmacaris at the temple, and the Vaisnava...

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A Methodist Reverend Appreciates Srila Prabhupada’s Books
Oct11

A Methodist Reverend Appreciates Srila Prabhupada’s Books

By Bhakta Hemant & Bhaktin Aditi One late Friday afternoon we received a call from Reverend Ntombe, the leader of one of the Methodist churches in Pretoria. He said, “I was told you are from a society that is giving books to libraries. Could you donate some books for our church library?” The reverend went on to explain that he was starting a library for his church’s congregation and wanted as many quality books...

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Good Character Saves a Soul
Sep28

Good Character Saves a Soul

While speaking earlier this week with a boy who's recently taken up bhakti-yoga, I realized how important purity and Vaisnava character are for distributing Srila Prabhupada's books and inspiring people to take up devotional service. The boy was named Anchal. He had recently come to New Zealand from India, supposedly to further his studies but actually to meet his guru. He related to me how four months after his arrival here...

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