More Los Angeles Stories
Nov13

More Los Angeles Stories

Dear Vijaya Prabhu, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! I met one lady who seemed interested in the book, but was a little hesitant. She asked me what organization I was with and I told her the Hare Krishnas. She said, "Oh….. I know about you people. My brother got involved with you. It was quite a scene! He joined your group back in the seventies when he dropped out of college and gave all...

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Navina Nirada Prabhu
Nov11

Navina Nirada Prabhu

PAMHO, AGTSP We had the wonderful opportunity to associate with Navina Nirada Prabhu on the Warped Tour this summer. The Warped tour is a 2 month rock conccert tour in North America that the devotees are invited to take part in every summer. Devotees have been distributing books on the Warped Tour for the last 13 years. This summer was my 8th summer. I was accompanied by Paramesvar, Adwaitacarya, Omkar, and the world famous Navina...

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Help us Srila Prabhupada
Nov06

Help us Srila Prabhupada

Gaur Kirtan Prabhu, a member of bus party of Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Chawpatty, narrates this experience: We went for distribution in an industrial area. Our first company was big but we faced a very uncooperative manager. "Visitors' time is between 10-5 pm only," he said, and thus did not allow us to cover the evening shift and the night shift. We left disappointed. The next company was mediocre. All our hopes...

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Book Distribution in Canada
Nov04

Book Distribution in Canada

I was distributing on the east Atlantic coast in Canada, in the north of New Brunswick province, in the French speaking Acadian town of Tracadie – Sheila, population 10,000. No books have ever been distributed here before, to the best of my knowledge. Although French is not my main language, I tried the best I could to speak it. Going store to store I walked into a jewlery store and presented four of the last books I had with me...

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Sankirtan Stories
Nov01

Sankirtan Stories

Yadavendra das KURMA’S MARKET PENETRATION. On October 1st 2009, Sunshine Coast, Australia, at about 11 A M, I entered Quick Snip Hair Salon and performed my standard Book Distribution presentation. There were 6 ladies present composed of customers and staff. Two staff ladies immediately volunteered that they owned and enjoyed already a copy of Cooking with Kurma. Two hair salon customers started showing signs of serious...

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Los Angeles Stories
Oct30

Los Angeles Stories

A couple of weeks ago I was in the LA airport distributing books and I was having a very difficult time. I also had severe lower back pain that was keeping me up at night. The books were just not going out and the pain in my back was keeping me distracted from my duty. I begged to Krishna that, "I do not mind if my back hurts, but if you like you could ease the pain a little so I can concentrate a little better on distributing...

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