Jan 7 2011 WSN November 2010 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

I want to thank everyone for participating in the Prabhupada Marathon I have heard that there was great success throughout the world, we'll see the results in three weeks or so

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Dec 18 2010 A Story Of Book Distribution To Muslims

By Minakshi devi dasi

Initially it was going slow, so I prayed to Srila Prabhupada and soon people were actually stopping and listening. Our opening remarks were in reference to this being the month that Krishna spoke the Gita 5000 years ago.

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Dec 15 2010 A Last minute decision!

By Gadi das

At the Sheraton in Birmingham was a small regional convention of AAOHA members…. Asian American Hotel Owners Association. At the last international convention in June in Chicago, where I had met and made friends with the vice chairman of AAOHA, Mr. Hemant Patel,(next year he will be the chairman), my goal was to get a picture of he and I holding the Bhagavad Gita…

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Dec 6 2010 A Book Marathon Message

By Giriraj Swami

Glorification of Krsna is complete when many devotees participate. Also, complete glorification means glorifying not only Krsna's name but also His form, His qualities, His pastimes, His entourage, His paraphernalia--everything related to Him. Distribution of Srila Prabhupada's books is complete glorification of Krsna because Srila Prabhupada's books glorify Krsna fully--His name, form, qualities, pastimes, and so on

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Nov 26 2010 The 2010 Prabhupada Marathon and World Enlightenment Day

By Vijaya das

How the Prabhupada Marathon evolved is interesting. The most successful three days in book distribution history up to 1972 took place at the end of that year in Los Angeles. Three days before Christmas, the Los Angeles devotees distributed more than 17,000 pieces of literature!

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Oct 29 2010 WSN September 2010 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

September proved to be a great month for the Pune temple. They did 12,960 points, a 207% increase over a year ago. The president there, Radhe Shyama Prabhu, is a graduate of IIT (the top university in India) and one of the nicest devotees you'll ever meet

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Oct 11 2010 A Methodist Reverend Appreciates Srila Prabhupada’s Books

By Bhakta Hemant & Bhaktin Aditi

One late Friday afternoon we received a call from Reverend Ntombe, the leader of one of the Methodist churches in Pretoria. He said, "I was told you are from a society that is giving books to libraries. Could you donate some books for our church library?"

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Jul 31 2010 WSN June 2010 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

The month of June had some interesting highlights. Bhaktin Radhika of the temple in Juhu (Mumbai) did 44,560 book points, distributing 20,000 Bhagavad-gitas and 9,120 medium books. Very impressive

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Jul 24 2010 What a prayer to Prabhupada will do …

By Maha Buddhi dasa

Bhaktitirta Swami, who was Ghanasyam before taking sanyasa was on book distribution with me in the 1970's distributing full sets to the colleges. We went to a small college and found out it was a holiday

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Jul 21 2010 Cai-tanya Mahaprabhu

By Yadavendra Das

I met an Indian lady from South India of all places, who gave her name as Tanya. I replied to her:" But that's not an Indian name!" Then she said:" My full name is Cai-tanya" Then I asked her whether she knew Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. She replied "No"

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Jul 19 2010 The Multilevel Marketplace of the Holy Name

By Akruranatha Dasa

The devotees of ISKCON of Silicon Valley (ISV) in San Jose are still glowing after recently completing the annual Bhaktivinoda Thakur Monthly Sankirtan Festival. They set for themselves the daunting goal of mobilizing 300 book distributors, but when the dust settled a record 556 people had gone out, with a net result of over 10,000 books distributed and over $18,000 collected in donations!

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Jul 1 2010 WSN May 2010 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

When distributing in Vancouver recently, I approached a man with his teenage son and his eleven-year-old daughter. As I was showing him the Bhagavad-gita he said to me, "Jehovah's Witness?"

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May 26 2010 Book distribution is calling. Where are you?

By Partha prana govinda das

Most of us take to book distribution on roads and to houses on holidays or we allocate a time separately for that. What if we can distribute books during our travel in busses and trains, when we are going to our workplace.

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Apr 3 2010 Book Distribution Stories

By Omkara Devi Dasi

Recently I started part time book distribution, several days a week. Please find some stories based on my distribution program. These have enlivened me ever so much. I hope to share with you….

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Mar 29 2010 Another avenue for book distribution - inside our house…

By Rupa Raghunatha das

We set up a shop in the foyer with mainly books but other paraphenalia also. So we do home programs and some people buy books during the programs.

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Mar 11 2010 WSN January 2010 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

Many devotees are now returning from India after their pilgrimage to the holy dhama. Srila Prabhupada wanted the sankirtan devotees to go to India to get inspiration and then go back to their countries with greater strength to spread the sankirtan movement of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

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Jan 23 2010 ISV Monthly Sankirtan Festivals Smash Records and Illusions

By Akruranatha das

In case you have not heard the news, ISKCON of Silicon Valley in San Jose, California (ISV) distributed over 23,500 books for its December 2009 Monthly Sankirtan Festival, doubling last year’s ISV record, and putting ISV in third place for the month in North America.

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Jan 4 2010 WSN November 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

The month of November was a good warm up for the Prabhupada Marathon. Two temples in New Delhi did extraordinary, the Radha Parth-sarathi Temple and New Delhi(Punjabi Bag). The devotees of Radha Partha-sarathi temple did 115,518 book points, amazing, and Punjabhi Bag did 49,534 points.

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Nov 28 2009 WSN October 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

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Nov 12 2009 Sankirtan stories

Yadavendra das: Two hair salon customers started showing signs of serious interest. The first one bought Cooking with Kurma and the second one accepted my three books special offer composed of Great Vegetarian Dishes, Cooking with Kurma and Quick Vegetarian Dishes.
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Oct 27 2009 WSN September 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

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Sep 24 2009 WSN August 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

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Sep 2 2009 WSN July 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

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Jul 29 2009 WSN June 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

1,736 Views
 
 

Jun 27 2009 WSN May 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

1,458 Views
 
 

May 26 2009 WSN April 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

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May 18 2009 Congregational Book Distribution: Monthly Sankirtan Festivals

By Rita Gupta

“Monthly Sankirtan Festivals are a great way to engage the entire congregation in book distribution,” says Vaisesika dasa. “At our temple, we combine the festival with a holy day on the Vaisnava calendar.

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Apr 27 2009 WSN March 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

1,684 Views
 
 

Mar 27 2009 WSN February 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

1,663 Views
 
 

Feb 26 2009 WSN January 2009 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

1,516 Views
 
 

Jan 28 2009 WSN December 2008 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Vijaya das

For complete results and to send in your scores go to www.SankirtanNewsletter.com (password: wsnhome) Deadline for scores is the 15th of the next month.

1,504 Views
 
 

Jan 19 2009 NASN December 2008 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter

By Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of December: North American Totals, Monthly Temples, Monthly Weekend Warriors etc., Monthly Top 100 Individuals, Monthly Top 5, Cumulative Countries, Cumulative Temples, Cumulative Top 100 Individuals, Cumulative Top 5

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Jan 12 2009 How nectar flowed in Alachua Prabhupada Marathon

By Ramiya dasa

Our GBC- Tamohara prabhu dusted off his old sankirtan skills and joined the first party and later went back for more nectar. Our president Mukhya dd joined the table at Walmart and was ecstatic to taste the nectar again after many years.

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Dec 31 2008 The Art of Book Distribution Seminar

By Vijaya dasa

Last year during the Mayapur festival many international leaders of our sankirtan movement and some of the BBT managers had a meeting about book distribution and concluded that we should revive the book distribution training course.

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Dec 26 2008 WSN November 2008 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Vijaya Das

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of November: World Totals, Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors...

3,883 Views
 
 

Dec 20 2008 NASN November 2008 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of November: North American Totals, Monthly Temples, Monthly Weekend Warriors etc., Monthly Top 100 Individuals, Monthly Top 5, Cumulative Countries, Cumulative Temples, Cumulative Top 100 Individuals, Cumulative Top 5

2,814 Views
 
 

Dec 7 2008 All the Book Distributors Will Go Back to Godhead

By Madhava Smullen

It may surprise you to learn that with over 464 million copies sold since 1965, Srila Prabhupada’s books have reached more souls than those of bestselling author Stephen King, who began his career at roughly the same time.

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Nov 29 2008 WSN October 2008 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Vijaya Das

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of October: World Totals, Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors...

2,601 Views
 
 

Nov 20 2008 NASN October 2008 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of October: North American Totals, Monthly Temples, Monthly Weekend Warriors etc., Monthly Top 100 Individuals, Monthly Top 5, Cumulative Countries, Cumulative Temples, Cumulative Top 100 Individuals, Cumulative Top 5

2,634 Views
 
 

Oct 31 2008 WSN September 2008 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Vijaya Das

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of September: World Totals, Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors...

2,660 Views
 
 
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