International Society for Krishna Consciousness - Founder-Acharya: His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

...I can immediately take up this program and tour village to village and town to town. It will be very, very effective, I know that....
...I wish I could join you. I like your program very much. If you continue this program you will be benefited, people will be benefited and everyone will be happy...
...We can introduce many millions of such carts all over the world...
    Srila Prabhupada

Adventures and realizations on Padayatra India
June 30, 2015

(from ISKCON Amravati,  Maharashtra) I joined  the All India Padayatra in September 2013 in Dhanbad, Jharkhanda. I very much like harinama sankirtana and book distribution, which are integral parts of padayatra. That’ s why I joined the Padayatra India party for six months.  Every month I did different sevas: distributing books, washing  kitchen utensils and […]

Padayatra India on the roads of Andhra Pradesh
June 29, 2015

Here are  the main places where Padayatra India visited from January to June 5th.  Some of these places  have already been mentioned in previous articles. The reason  they again appear here is  because we later received many photos of these locations, some without captions, alas. Life on the road is very intense, as you can […]

Who are these people walking in the hot sun and distributing so many books?
May 13, 2015

PADAYATRA INDIA IN ANDHRA PRADESH On May 13th we arrived in the village of Jangaredypalli, 30 kms from the city of Eluru,  headquarter of the West Godavari district of Andra Pradesh. Only three more days to reach Eluru. Since one month we have been graced with the company of Radha Vallabha prabhu from ISKCON Tirupati, […]

Padayatra India now in Andhra Pradesh
May 7, 2015

May 3rd : Celebration of Nrisimha Caturdasi in Ananthapalli (in the Karimnagar district of Telangana) with abhishek, lecture, kirtana, and luxurious prasadam at dusk. May 6th and 7th : Preaching program for the villagers of Kovvurupadu, the native village of one of our padayatris, Radha Vallabha Dasa, who, of course, preaches in his mother tongue, telegu. The village of Kovvurupadu (3,000 people) […]

Padayatra in the states of Andra Pradesh and Telangana
May 5, 2015

Walking in India’s 29th state, Telangana, previously part of Andhra Pradesh Padayatra Andhra Pradesh has also become Padayatra Telangana. In fact, since its beginning in December 25th 2014, padayatris have exclusively walked in districts belonging to the newly formed Telangana State : Warangal, Khammam, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, and Rangareddi. They are now passing through the Medak Sangareddi […]

Padayatra Newsletter 2015
February 8, 2015

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Padayatra Russia: understanding and practicing the essence of devotional service – service to the vaisnavas
January 23, 2015

This year, by the mercy of Srila Gurudeva, I was able to participate on padayatra for the first time. I cannot compare this experience with anything else, and I’m not sure it is possible to do so, as each moment on padayatra is unique, transcendental and filled with happiness. Challenging times with heavy rains, inundations, […]

One month Padayatra in South Russia
January 20, 2015

Last summer we walked for a couple of months in the South Russian district, starting from Essentuki, and proceeded towards Suhumi. We did harinama in all the cities and villages we went through with our Deities called Doyal Nitai Vijay Gauranga. Our padayatra party varied from 22 to 35 devotees, 5 to 20 locals. and other devotees from Belarus […]

One month Vraja Mandala Padayatra with Parasurama dasa
January 19, 2015

A dynamic international party The 28th Vraja Mandala Padayatra/Parikrama started on October 8th, 2014 at the same place and time as the annual ISKCON Vraja Mandala Parikrama led by Lokanath Swami and his team. As usual this Vraja padayatra was led by Parasurama , an Irish devotee living in the UK, assisted by an international […]

ORISSA: Jagannath Puri and Danda Bhanga
January 14, 2015

From November 8 to 15 Padayatra India was based at the ISKCON Bhaktivedanta Ashram in Puri . It is a very beautiful place located on the beach, just four kilometers from the samadhi of Haridas Thakur. During this time we received the visit of four sannyasis : Lokanatha Swami, Radha Raman Swami, Bhakti Rasamrita Swami […]

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