The joy of Book Distribution
Apr17

The joy of Book Distribution

Laxmi Narayana Prabhu, the head of ISKCON Pune's traveling sankirtana bus party shared this story. He recalls: I once went to a village and parking our bus in a square made an anouncement about the books. Many people came and were taking books. An elderly lady came up to me and asked for a Srimad Bhagwatam set in Marathi. I told her that only the first four volumes of the set were available and that set would cost her Rs. 880/-...

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Do you know where I can get a full set of Srimad Bhagavatam?
Apr14

Do you know where I can get a full set of Srimad Bhagavatam?

Recently I got a call from this really nice couple. They are originally from Chennai but they have been living in Melbourne for a few years, they were introduced to krsna consciousness a year ago, now they have recently moved to Sydney. They invited me to come their house last Sunday. I did some books near their house in Banks Town Sydney and then went to their house in the evening. I actually went there hoping to sell a set but to my...

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Monk and parking officer
Apr12

Monk and parking officer

In a small mall in Campsie, South West Sydney, Australia, I spent the first half of the morning distributing to various types of people and Krsna allowed some very sweet exchanges. Then finally the security guard woke up or just clocked on and he asked me to leave. On my way out I saw this very sweet Phillipino boy exiting out the same sliding doors I was, so I hurried ahead and positioned myself away from the entrance and next to a...

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Never Give Up
Apr10

Never Give Up

Hare Krishna. Please Accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. 1 week to go and I leave for America. When I arrive I'll get my RV revved up for the biggest Book Distribution festival tour of my life. I can hardly wait. I have been in Perth, Western Australia now for six months. It was the biggest challenge of my life, due to certain circumstances but Srila Prabhupada said that Victory after great struggle is...

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Distribution of Knowledge
Apr08

Distribution of Knowledge

sent by Bhakti Vikasa Swami "Knowledge is meant for distribution. Although there is already much scientific knowledge, whenever scientists or philosophers awaken to a particular type of knowledge, they try to distribute it throughout the world, for otherwise the knowledge gradually dries up and no one benefits from it. India has the knowledge of Bhagavad Gita, but unfortunately, for some reason or other, this sublime knowledge of...

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The Power of Gifts
Apr06

The Power of Gifts

Power of Gifts Hrishikesh Ananda Prabhu is a leader of Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Travelling bus party. He is a man of PR. A sweet talker, he believes in giving gifts to all the big people he meets, regardless of whether he gets permission for book distribution or not. He recalls one interesting even that took place in a recent bus party: I had gone to meet the director of a company. The moment we entered his cabin, he gave us a look that...

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