Recently, I had the opportunity to present a copy of Bhagavad-gita As It Is to John Mackey, the founder and current Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, the largest retail health food chain in the world
We would like to thank all devotees in congregation as well as in temple who made this marathon memorable by their sincere endeavor. And also thank H.H Radhanath Maharaj for inspiring us throughout the marathon with heartfelt blessings
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of December
Jan 10 2013 ISV Monthly Sankirtana Offering
On behalf of Team ISV, we hereby make this offering of the Results from the Monthly Sankirtana Festival of Krishnaâs Most Dear Servant that took off in October 2012 and concluded today, January 6, 2013
Jan 9 2013 YES– Krishna Really Reciprocates !!!
It was great opportunity of being with devotees for Gita Marathon 2012. I stayed with IYF BACE devotees in this Gita marathon 2012. Whole month I was engaged in Krishna and Prabhupadaâs service. Only thinking of serving Prabhupada and the spiritual master
Dec 29 2012 WSN November 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of November 2012
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of November
Nov 25 2012 WSN October 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of October 2012
North American book distribution results offering to Srila Prabhupada
Oct 31 2012 WSN September 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of September 2012
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of September. Scores received through 10/26/2012
Sep 28 2012 WSN August 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of August 2012
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of August
Sep 1 2012 WSN July 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
Now, for a nice little experience I recently had: The universities are open again, so I'm distributing there. These places have become sacrificial arenas, since so many books have been distributed at them. I distributed one to a student who was interested in finding out what I had presented to him
Aug 3 2012 Two book distribution stories
On Friday July 29th 2012, I was talking to an old customer of mine, when my cell phone rang. Some years before, this gentleman had bought at least one Kurma cookbook from me
Jun 28 2012 Book distribution stories
Today, July 1st I have purchased one copy of Bhagavad-Gita As Is It from a travelling sales person from the Hare Krishna Movement. I am delighted about this acquisition and I am inviting you to buy a copy too. It is such a famous, well-read and useful book. Thank you very much. Hare Krishna!
Jun 28 2012 “Get the 20%” for Bhaktivinoda Thakur
Here is a summary of the final results from the Bhaktivinoda Thakur MSF that were offered during his disappearance day celebration held at the ISV temple on Tuesday, June 19th
Please find the URL for the video uploaded for SOS ( Sankirtana Orientation Session ) organized by ISKCON Sankirtana Academy for anyone who needs it.
May 25 2012 Sankirtan stories
This morning, the second stop was a small shopping center with only two or three shops open for business. The question on my mind was whether to stop or not to stop. I decided to stop anyway...
Apr 20 2012 Krishna Krishna!
To my surprise, the girl was spontaneously drawn in, like iron to a magnet, and grabbed a book. The boy followed suit and grabbed the other book. I briefly explained who I was and what the books were all about. They both took a book, and she gave an exceptionally large donation. She eagerly asked, "You said 'Krishna Krishna!' right? I've been learning about Krishna in my 'Hindu Gods & Goddesses' class, and I LOVE Him! He's my favorite."
Mayapur temple was second in the whole world in terms of books distributed in year 2011-2012 and Delhi was in the first position. HH Gopal Krishna Maharaj glorified Mayapur Sankirtan devotees and marked them the real number one. Mayapur book distribution goes on throughout the year, some time door to door, where as Delhi devotees do it mostly in Book Marathon times
The Monthly Sankirtana Festival (MSF) of Abundant Bhajans, which was conducted over the last 2 weekends to honor Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, was concluded yesterday (March 7th) on Gaura Purnima, and the final MSF results were offered on this auspicious occasion to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, Srila Prabhupada and their Lordships at the ISKCON of Silicon Valley (ISV) temple in San Jose
While there are many greats in this most pleasing service. Heroes such as Vaisesika, Vijaya, Brighupati, Navida Nirada, and Parameshvara Prabhus. There are others, great heroes, who dynamic feats go on unsung. One such fellow is His Grace Bhakta Carl Prabhu, the biological brother of His Holiness Tamal Krishna Goswami.
At the end of 2010, the Toronto Sankirtan Team set an ambitious goal to distribute a minimum of 35,000 books during 2011. This seemed like a tall task given that it was more than three times the number of books distributed in the whole of 2009! But as Srila Prabhupada emphatically said, âImpossible is a word in a foolâs dictionary.â
For around a Month, this 25 Brahmacharis of Iskcon Chowpatty went out in 3 sankirtan buses to distribute Srila Prabhupad books in december all around India. By the mercy of Srila Prabhupad they were able to distribute this december around 100 thousand (1 Lakh) literatures of which 28,800 are mahabig books
On 10th January at the conclusion of our 40-day marathon HH Indradyumna Swami and HH Veda Vyasa Priya Swami presented the devotees who were engaged in book distribution with gifts, garlands and mahaprasadam as a token of appreciation for their valuable service
ISVâs annual books marathon âThe MSF of 32,000 Books, which began in the last week of September 2011 was concluded on January 4th and the Final Results were offered to Srila Prabhupada and the Deities at the Wednesday night Gita class at the ISV temple in San Jose
Dec 31 2011 Prabhupada Marathon in the UK
By all of your wonderful efforts I am happy to announce that the Prabhupada Marathon 2011 is the most successful since December 1998! I pray that we continue this sacred mission of distributing books to every corner of this country, and in this way increase our offering to Srila Prabhupada... an offering that will surely make him smile
Dec 5 2011 Shastra Dana (Sweden)
The following is our Shastra Dana report for the month of September - October: I am humbly asking for your blessings so that we may develop this book distribution program more and more.
At our last Saturday evening, weekly Bhagavad Gita and Kirtan program for new people, which my wife, Subhangada dasi, and I organize and teach, I had an amazing experience that verified the truth of one of Srila Prabhupada's most essential instructions: "So Kindly help me. This is my request. Print as many books in as many languages and distribute throughout the whole world. Then Krsna consciousness movement will automatically increase."
May 19 2011 Celebrate Festival of Anartha-nivritti
The Monthly Sankirtana Festival (MSF) of Anartha-nivritti*, which was held to celebrate the divine appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva, was concluded yesterday (May 16th) at dusk, at which time the final results from the MSF were read out and offered to their Lordships at the ISV (Iskcon of Silicon Valley) temple in San Jose
May 5 2011 WSN March 2011 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
Srila Prabhupada said spreading Krsna consciousness means we are declaring war on the illusory energy. Well, many of the warriors in our sankirtan bases around the world had good results in March. Mayapur Dham did 138,601 book points, over six times more than the number two temple in the world, Tirupati, which did 20,948 points
Apr 15 2011 WSN February 2011 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of February 2011
Apr 1 2011 Sankirtan Magic in Washington, DC
MagicâŠ a word that has many contexts, meanings, and connotations. In Americaâs early childhood, it was used in the same line as darkness, evil, the Devilâs newfangled shiny red horn, the dark arcane arts that brought the practitioners to the stake. Over time, the meaning changed, but the core sense of mystery remained...until every storyteller found the treasure in the word and its essence was ground to Tartarus
Mar 25 2011 WSN January 2011 - World Sankirtan Newsletter
Mayapur Dham has stepped into the new year with a really good start, doubling every other temple in the world for the month of January, with over 51,637 book points. Rupanuga Vedic College also had a dynamic start, doubling every other small temple in the world, with 7,894 book points
Feb 20 2011 ISV celebrates “Bringing back old friends”
The first Monthly Sankirtana Festival of 2011 entitled "Bringing back old friends" was concluded yesterday and the final results offered to Lord Nityananda at a celebration honoring His divine appearance day held at the ISV temple in San Jose, CA
For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of December 2010
I thought the results in the USA were amazing but it wasn't just the US, the whole world was on transcendental fire during the Prabhupada Marathon. Of the 221 temples reporting only 25 did less than last years marathon, that's 196 temples increasing over last year! And some of them really increased. Last year was the most successful year since 1996, we distributed 6,518,034 books!!!
We were fortunate to be able to start 2011 off on the right foot by distributing Srila Prabhupada's books during the morning of January 1st
Our annual books marathon referred to as âThe MSF of 25,000 Books, an Occasion for Selfless Serviceâ, which began in the second week of October 2010 was concluded yesterday, January 5th, the day of offering, when the final results were offered to Srila Prabhupada and their Lordships at the Wednesday Night Gita Class held at the ISV temple in San Jose