Sankirtan Nectar

Please accept my humble obeisances All glories to Srila Prabhupada I remember one day I met this boy "Aaron" on Queen St. Auckald, New Zealand. He got a Bhagavad Gita and we kept in touch for sometime through text and email, but I never got him to come to the Loft. Years later Bhakta Dave now recently "Damodara Krsna das" told me an interesting story. This boy Aaron was his best friend. Whilst these two friends...

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Nectar Story from Prabhupada Marathon 2009

Below is the most special exchange from the Prabhupada Marathon 2009. Melissa: As a teenager I experimented with a book that a friend had, though when I was reading it I didn’t understand what was being said. There was a chant in the book and I can remember practicing this chant, and having an experience that I was floating as I was lying on my bed. I guess the interest waned, I don’t know, but today here I am chanting...

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The Best Gift
Jan27

The Best Gift

Arvind Prabhu, a devotee in the Brahamchari Trainee group of Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Chowpatty recalls his experience during the recent book distribution marathon. I was distributing books in the local train, when I met a mataji. I showed her a Bhagavad-gita. She said, "I was born in to a Catholic family. So I read the Bible and all the other scriptures of church. Now I am married to a Muslim. I have also read the Koran...

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“No Rest from book Distribution”
Jan25

“No Rest from book Distribution”

Merrylands Sydney, Australia It was Monday morning. I had to do some banking etc. It was nearly lunch so I went home for early lunch thinking I will go on books after lunch, but Krsna had other plans. A young lady knocked on the door doing a survey. I answered her questions in 2 minutes then invited her in for prasadam. She happily agreed. Afterwards I showed her some books. She became so mesmerised asking questions and reading the...

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ISV Monthly Sankirtan Festivals Smash Records and Illusions
Jan23

ISV Monthly Sankirtan Festivals Smash Records and Illusions

By Akruranatha das In case you have not heard the news, ISKCON of Silicon Valley in San Jose, California (ISV) distributed over 23,500 books for its December 2009 Monthly Sankirtan Festival, doubling last year’s ISV record, and putting ISV in third place for the month in North America. ISV also finished third for the year in North American book distribution. Especially noteworthy is that ISV is a small temple with no full-time...

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Srila Prabhupada’s Preaching is the most Potent
Jan21

Srila Prabhupada’s Preaching is the most Potent

Hare Krishna, In October 2009 BBT Sydney received a letter from a lady requesting some of Prabhupadas books. At the top of the list was Srimad Bhagavatam. Little did Marie know it was an 18 Volume spiritual bomb she was asking for. The letter from Marie was emailed to the ladies at the NZ Auckland Loft preaching centre. I arrived at Marie's place 15 minutes from the Loft with BGH,QFE,YEWW and SB1.1. Marie is a 65 year old lady...

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