Sastra Dana Newsletter – April 2008
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Sastra Dana Newsletter – April 2008

My name is Dharmasetu Dasa. I am a disciple of Srila Prabhupada. I joined in Boston in 1973 and I came here to San Diego in 1977 for a visit and never went back. I?ve served here at this temple in many different positions: Head Pujari, Temple President, Bhakta Director for about eight years. For the last ten years or more I?ve been working with Advaita Candra in Torchlight Publishing and his different business. I have a family, two...

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Devotees Turn Krishna’s Messengers – Widely distribute Bhagavad Gita As It Is
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Devotees Turn Krishna’s Messengers – Widely distribute Bhagavad Gita As It Is

Hare Krishna Land is abuzz with activity in relation to the distribution of Bhagavad Gita that shall continue for the entire month of December. Every December, devotees at ISKCON across the world distribute Bhagavad Gita As It Is and several other spiritual books published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust on Gita Jayanti day and as part of the book distribution Marathon. Bhagavad gita is the transcendental dialogue between Lord Krishna...

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Bhagavad Gita As It Is Ban Case Dismissed In Russian Court
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Bhagavad Gita As It Is Ban Case Dismissed In Russian Court

On 28 December 2011, the court in the Siberian city of Tomsk dismissed the state prosecutor's stand that the "Bhagavad Gita As It Is" be branded as an "extremist" literature. The case had been going on in the Tomsk city court since June 2011. The judge, after reviewing the petition from the state prosecutors and the responses against it, dismissed the plea. The Government of India and the Russian Embassy in...

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Bhagavad Gita Reaches Citizens of Mumbai
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Bhagavad Gita Reaches Citizens of Mumbai

Bhagavad-gita reaches citizens of Mumbai and jails across Maharastra Every December, devotees at ISKCON across the world distribute Bhagavad-gita As It Is and several other spiritual books published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust as part of the book Marathon. Devotees at ISKCON Juhu hope to distribute more than 1.5 lakh books to citizens of Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra. During the last week of November 2010, several devotees...

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Bhagavat Gita as it is Bring Joy to Arthur Road Jail Inmates
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Bhagavat Gita as it is Bring Joy to Arthur Road Jail Inmates

Devotees from ISKCON Juhu visited Arthur Road jail to distribute the timeless message of Bhagavad Gita on the occasion of Gita Jayanti which fell on 17 December this year. The program began with enlivining kirtan by RadhaKrishna Das, Director – Life Membership and received active participation from the jail inmates. Thereafter, Bhima Das, Zonal Secretary – ISKCON Juhu, spoke about the spiritual principles as mentioned in...

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ISKCON Juhu secures third position in Bhagavad Gita Book Distribution Marathon
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ISKCON Juhu secures third position in Bhagavad Gita Book Distribution Marathon

ISKCON Juhu secured third position as part of Prabhupada Bhagavad-gita book distribution Marathon organized worldwide. The book marathon was originally initiated by Srila Prabhupada in the 70s to encourage and inspire devotees to sell large numbers of Bhagavad-gita during the Christmas season when people in the Western world are inclined to shop and in mood for a celebration. This initial spirit to distribute books caught on with...

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