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By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader

The padayatris stayed at Bharkawada village in Gujarat for forty-five days during the second coronavirus lockdown. Although at first the village leaders were keen for us to move on, eventually we were permitted to stay at the Panchmukhi mahadev Lord Shiva temple and by the mercy of Their Lordships the village people became Hare Krishna devotees. Even after we departed, the new devotees followed us till we entered Rajasthan. They were missing the associ

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By Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: With flames of protest erupting in Odisha over the untimely Rath Yatra organised by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) on the occasion of Basant Panchami in Mumbai, Yudhistir Govinda Das, national director of communications, ISKCON (New Delhi) has finally released a statement mentioning that the chariot fest of the Holy Trinity is being observed as per the scriptures.

“Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb in November 2019 had sugge

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By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader

Srila Prabhupada once declared that he would personally travel by car taking dozens of men to preach in the villages of Gujarat.

“In the afternoon Kartikeya drove us five miles to a local village for a programme. In the car Prabhupada talked enthusiastically about village-to-village preaching. He is eager to see this programme established and said that mass propaganda of sankirtan and prasadam distribution will save India. He said that if programmes ar

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Padayatra captures hearts and showers mercy

 By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader

On November 27 the All-India Padayatra was in Navsari, the ninth biggest municipality of Gujarat state, where we presented several programmes. That evening I received a call from a devotee asking after padayatra’s location. While we do post updates on social media, we regularly get telephone enquiries from devotees so that if we are nearby, they can join us for a day or two and experience the bliss of padayatra. I told the devotee we were at Na

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By Daiva Rama Das

ISKCON’s temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, is situated in a prominent area of town, and occupies a central and very visible location. Immediately across from the temple is a Bus Stop that has had the name of ISKCON Cross Road BRTS Bus Stop for a long time.


Now, the main street the temple is on itself got renamed after ISKCON-founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as “Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg.” 


The inauguration took place on Friday November 22nd, in the presence o

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By Amogh Lila Das 

Family that prays together, stays together! Such was the spiritually invigorated atmosphere in Dwarka, Gujrat recently when more than 7500 devotees in the association of HH Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaj and HH Bhakti Ashray Vaishnava Swami Maharaj, congregated together on a spiritual pilgrimage. From 4th November till 8th November, devotees were visible everywhere and were giving joy to the resident Dwarkaites. There was a special train booked which had 1400 devotees in it. T

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