By Bharat Chandra Dasa
The leadership training camp called ISKCON LEADS for the North zone was held at the capital – New Delhi, at the ISKCON temple (Greater Kailash) recently.
Around 40 devotees who went through a packed program for 4 days came out as strong advocates of “Simple living and High thinking” convinced of the right alternative Srila Prabhupada gave to the looming problems of the world.
The four days of interacitve sessions, videos, group discussions, presentations by participants and enthusiasm of the participants to know more about Daiva Varnasrama made the seminar successful.
H. G. Mohan rupa Prabhu, Temple President announced that the temple after going through the seminar will seriously consider of starting the farm project lead by the Delhi temple.
The seminar conducted under the auspices of ISKCON Daiva Varnasrama Ministry
(IDVM) took the audience through a systematic course material prepared from instructions of Srila Prabhupada, ISKCON’s Founder Acharya on the topics such as Education, Economy, Social organization, Village technologies, Starting a new community and Adopt a village program.
On the thrid day of the seminar, the participants were invited to speak on topics of their experience. H. G. Sundergopal Prabhu spoke on the efforts of rural preaching by the IYF. H. G. Ramnetra Prabhu topic was titled – “Horrors of Dairy Industry”. Ramnetra Prabhu serving the the field of Cow protection past 15+ years, explained that the milk that we get in the market is actually not milk and that it is caustic soda so on and so forth. His presentation of facts of “Formalin” being used in the dairy industry, etc opened up a pandoras box.
At the end of the four day seminar, the Varnasrama enthusiasts posed for a group photo outside the hall.
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Bharat Chandra Dasa