Submitted by Vijaya dasa (Iskcon Sankirtana Minister) As I was distributing books in Nairobi, Krsna gave me a new line for distributing books. After I stopped someone and exchanged a few words, I’d present the book to the person and, as Srila Prabhupada encouraged us to do, show the pictures to them. Showing the changing bodies picture, I’d say the soul is going through the … Continue reading Book distribution in Nairobi
CATCH THE READING BUG- 17TH Nairobi International book fair
Submitted by Dwaraka Vasini dasi
According to the organizers, a total number of 16,652 students visited the fair, from various schools within Nairobi and the outskirts.
To attract the students to the ISKCON stall the young vaishnavi’s gave out a cupcake for every book sold. In this way crowds and crowds of student’s flocked the stall and got the mercy of Srila Prabhupada both in the form of his books and also Krishna Prasadam.
It was amazing to see how children are easily attracted to Krishna’s photo on the covers of these books. Continue reading “Catch The Reading Bug”
Last week in East London, I a met a very nice African student at the Vincent shopping mall. I introduced myself to him and told him that I was a traveling monk and that I taught yoga and philosophy. “That’s interesting,” he said, “As a matter of a fact I am very glad to have met you. You know what’s amazing, just before you came while sitting here I was thinking about serendipity.” I showed him a selection of books and told him that they were text books of higher knowledge. I began preaching about self realization and the difference between the soul and the temporary material body. I began to notice as I spoke to him, he seemed to understand everything that I told him; in fact it was almost if he were a devotee. I told him about the importance of chanting and of association and gave him a chant and be happy. He thanked me, and said he felt that it was by no chance he had met me. I gave me my email address, cell phone number and an invitation to the Wednesday program. The very next day, I was amazed to receive this email: Continue reading “Book Distribution in East London”
Dear Devotees, Please find below a summary of the Book Scores for June 2014 from the African Continent. Please click on the following link for details per temple: Africa Book Scores – June 2014 Continue reading Sankirtana Scores – June 2014
Hena Gohil, who has come down to Nairobi from the UK for a holiday, decided to join her aunt(Dwarka Vasini) and cousin (Ambika Gopi) for book distribution on the streets of Nairobi. At first though, she was a little bit weary of the service as she had never read any of Srila Prabhupadas books. The first day was more of a tutorial day for her, … Continue reading Anyone can do it…
A sampling of pictures from this years Conference in Ghana… more to follow. Continue reading BBT Africa Conference – Ghana
Dear Devotees, Please find below a summary of the Book Scores for February 2014 from the African Continent. Please click on the following link for details per temple: Africa Book Scores – February 2014 Continue reading Sankirtana Scores – February 2014
Hare Krsna, The 2nd Annual Bhaktivedanta Swami Lecture – held at Wits University was a resounding success. Thank you to all who attended. The key note speaker for this years lecture was HH Devamrta Swami. If you were unable to attend, or even if you did attend but would like to hear the lecture again, the audio file is now available for download. Please click … Continue reading 2nd Annual Bhaktivedanta Swami Lecture – Download
Hare Krsna, The 2nd annual Bhaktivedanta Swami Lecture will be streamed LIVE tonight. Link to live stream: http://streaming.wits.ac.za/live/index.html The event will go live from 18h25 in Johannesburg (CAT) (+2 GMT) Continue reading Live Streaming – Bhaktivedanta Swami Lecture
The 2nd Annual Bhaktivedanta Swami Lecture is upon us. To read more about this years topic, speaker and to book your seat, please click on the image below. Or to go directly to the booking form, click here Continue reading Bhaktivedanta Swami Lecture