December book marathon message from Gurumaharaj
My dear devotees,Please accept my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.Camp: Bombay, ISKCONDecember is the month Lord Krsna spoke the Bhagavad Gita on a sacred Ekadashi. It is also the time when ISKCON celebrates their annual book marathon and everyone concentrates on distributing books as the Brhat Mrdanga or Greater Mrdanga. The idea is that kirtan, represented by the playing of Mrdanga drums, can be heard for some hundreds of meters or a kilometer or less. But through the printing of…Read more…
Bhagavad Gita: chapter 2 Verse 18
" Only the material body is perishable, the embodied soul within is indestructible, immeasurable and eternal. Therefore, fight, O descendent of Bharat."
Bhagavad Gita: chapter 2 Verse 15
" O Arjun, noblest amongst men, that person who is not affected by happiness and distress, and remains steady in both, becomes eligible for liberation."
Bhagavad Gita: chapter 2 Verse 14
" O son of kunti, the contact between the senses and the sense objects gives rise to fleeting perceptions of happiness and distress. These are non-permanent, and come and go like the winter and summer seasons. O descendent of Bharat, one must learn to tolerate them without being disturbed."
BOOK DISTRIBUTION GUIDELINE FROM HH GOPAL KRISHNA GOSWAMI