Warming Up Before the Prabhupada Marathon

By Vijaya Dasa
Ministry of Book Distribution

I was distributing at Pierce College in Los Angeles. It was slow — very slow. Hardly any books were going out. It’s been quite some time since I’ve been able to go on book distribution (health problems), so it was nice to be out on the front lines again. But this was not what I expected. So I decided to save my energy for the next day. As I was leaving, a student came to me and asked, “What are these books about?” I explained to him, “These books help us understand higher spiritual values in life and how to live peacefully in a world filled with so much stress.”

“Really! Wow, I’m into this. Tell me more about them.” Continue reading

World Sankirtana Newsletter – July 2011

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World Totals
Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors
Monthly Continents
Monthly Top Ten Temples by Size
Monthly Top Ten Temples by Continent
Monthly Top Ten Individuals by Continent
Monthly All Countries
Monthly All Temples
Monthly Top 50 Individuals
Monthly All Prabhupada Disciples
Cumulative Top Ten Countries
Cumulative Top Ten Temples
Cumulative Top 50 Individuals Worldwide

Hare Krsna Prabhus,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

July was an exciting month for book distribution all over the world. Most inspiring in Canada was Toronto’s congregational team, which increased 782% over July of 2010, scoring 1,457 book points. A devotee there named Mangal Arati dd is completely absorbed in trying Continue reading

World Sankirtana Newsletter – June 2011

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June 2011                8/22/2011

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page

contains the following results for the month of June 2011.

World Totals                                 Page 2

Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors    Page 2

Monthly Continents                           Page 3

Monthly Top Ten Temples by Size              Page 3

Monthly Top Ten Temples by Continent  Continue reading

World Sankirtana Newsletter – May 2011

Hare Krsna Prabhus,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

Moscow had another dynamite month with a 29,713 book score, 10,000 book points
ahead of the number two temple for the month of May. I could just see
Prabhupada’s oceanic smile Continue reading