January 2018

Monthly Archives

  • ISKCON Youth Spend Their Holidays Helping Puerto Rico Temple

    Clearing tree debris Three months after the category 4 Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20th, the U.S. territory’s infrastructure is still far from recovered. Only 20 per cent of traffic lights are powered; forty per cent of Puerto Ricans, especially in the countryside, are still without electricity, and many have barely any running […]

  • Fortunate People Project Films 10,000 People Chanting Globally

    Fortunate People, a project started in the UK by Russian devotee Shaktyavesha Avatar Das, began in 2016 as an offering to Srila Prabhupada for ISKCON’s 50thAnniversary. Participating devotees distribute books and then film the recipients chanting the Hare Krishna maha-mantra for the first time. During the recent Prabhupada Marathon of December 2017, the project reached […]

  • Monthly Sankirtan Festival

    Schedule: 10:15 AM – Meet in the temple room (kirtan) 10:20 AM – Group Bhagavad Gita reading 10:40 AM – Inspirational talk by a sankirtan warrior 10:50 AM – Team formation and departure for Sankirtan in Gainesville 2:00 PM – Picnic lunch prasadam at Park Ave Apartment clubhouse, Gainesville. Sharing of sankirtan realisations REGISTRATION IS […]

  • Baltimore Devotees Spend Holiday Season Giving Books to Hospital Patients

    Devotees gift a happy chaplain a copy of Srila Prabhupada’s one-volume biography ISKCON Baltimore’s Jiva Daya Sankirtana Team has been distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books in many creative ways over the years, including placing them in prison libraries and motels. This year so far, for instance, they have put 500 books in prisons, and 13,000 Bhagavad-gitas […]