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

50 padayatras
July 6, 2015

FROM GAURA PURNIMA  2014 TO THE END OF 2016 The pledge of the Padayatra Worldwide Ministry is to organise at least 50 padayatras before the end of 2016 in order to celebrate ISKCON’s fiftieth birthday in a grand, fun and  joyful way. Please note that the system to count  the padayatrasis different from the time […]

Choose your padayatra

Different styles : Single walker: one lone walker, usually  assisted by a support vehicle transporting him to  accommodations and preaching engagements. Walking party (extended harinama) with deities on a palanquin Deity cart pulled oxen or horse(s) with walking party Walk and drive: walk only in populated areas and drive devotees, carts, oxen and equipment  the rest […]

How to celebrate ISKCON fiftieth anniversary with padayatra?

ISKCON will celebrate its 50 years since its incorporation on the 13th of July, 1966 , throughout 2016. Experience from the Prabhupada Centennial celebration shows that such anniversaries increase the momentum of usual activities naturally and can be enhanced through planning. The Padayatra Worldwide Ministry started to work on its offering of 50 padayatras from […]

The all-merciful and all-attractive Sri Sri Nitai-Gaurasundara
July 4, 2015

(Report of Padayatra India traveling in Andhra Pradesh: June 5th to 26th, 2015) Grand welcome to Sri Sri Nitai-Gaurasundara On  June 19th June we arrived in the village of Konati, dancing while singing the holy names. The villagers were amazed to see the padayatra party and the Deities. Most of them started following us and […]

First day of Padayatra Slovenia
July 3, 2015

This year the devotees  will be walking on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea from June 30 to July 17.  Prahladananda Swami will be joining the party for the last week. Munkunda Dasa sent us some pictures from the 1st day on the road: Attached  is the itinerary in Slovenian !

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 […]

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