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27th Sep is the World Tourism Day. On this occasion, Association of Tourism Service Providers of Bengal in association with India Tourism ( Govt. of India), Kolkata & Consumer Affairs, Ministry of West Bengal, Rotary Club of Kolkata, East zone, organized a tour for 50 Senior citizens to ISKCON Mayapur and Tarapith. After an inauguration festival in Kolkata, trip started at 11 am and arrived at Mayapur at 3 pm. They were greeted with warm Vaisnava welcome by Mayapur Tourism. Mayapur Tourism organized a short program of bhajan& kirtan, talk on glories of Mayapur dhama, Caitanya Mahaprabhu & harinam. Small books of Srila Prabhupada were distributed to all the members as gifts. Many of them enthusiastically took Bhagavad Gita. They were served lunch prasadam at the Tourism Center. Bhajan das & Soumik das of Mayapur Tourism took them on campus tour & they had darshan of Sri Radha-Madhava, Sri Panca tattva & Sri Narasimhadeva.
‘Our experience in Mayapur is highly knowledgable & we enjoyed it very much. Thanks to all people in Mayapur Tourism.’ said Swarup Bhattacharya of ATSPB. Gopijana Vallabha das, head of Mayapur Tourism requested all the visitors to visit again for at least two days stay in Mayapur. Discussions are underway with officials of India Tourism, West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation to promote packages to Mayapur. WBTDC has in its official website launched the facility to book packages to Mayapur. He remarked that Srila Prabhupada wished people all over the world to get attracted to Mayapur & receive Lord Gauranga’s mercy. This is a small step in fulfilling his desire.
Sri Mayapur dham ki Jai!