House to House in Malawi

Submitted by Murari Dasa
Iskcon Blantyre

Murari Dasa
Murari Dasa

Hare Krsna,

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

A few weeks back we started going house to house on Sundays, here in Blantyre, Malawi. With me was Bhakta Ram, an expatriate Indian professional who started attending Bhagavad-gita classes about one and a half years ago and who subsequently took up the process of Krishna consciousness.

So far we have gone out on 4 Sundays. On the first Sunday that we went out we were used as instruments for giving out two books. I had gone house to house in India for at least about two years in the South. But this was Malawi, in Africa, worlds apart. I didn’t know what to expect or what to say or how to present myself and the books. And so I just followed whatever we did in India and then tried to adjust accordingly. Continue reading “House to House in Malawi”

Malawi Discovers Bhagavad-gita

Submitted by Murari Das

A ten-day international trade fair held in the nation of Malawi, in south central Africa, concluded recently. A well-wisher from India who is a managing director of a Malawian company had offered to hire a stall for ISKCON because he’s keen to help spread Srila Prabhupada’s teachings in Malawi. And so I showcased almost all of Srila Prabhupada’s books to those who visited our stall, people from a diverse section of society:

Students, businessmen, professionals, and even an ex-minister. There were some memorable moments.

One elderly man came up to me, and as I told him about ISKCON he said, “Oh! Krsna and the gopis!” I was surprised Continue reading “Malawi Discovers Bhagavad-gita”