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Noida to Vrindavana – A 18 Days Padayatra by ISKCON Noida
October 9, 2021

  By Radhakunda Dasa ISKCON Noida has organized a 18 days padayatra under the leadership of temple president Vamsidhar Dasa.  It began on October 3rd from ISKCON Noida temple and is marching towards Krishna Balarama temple, Vrindavana dhama. Many congregation devotees have joined the holy walk. On October 20th which the most auspicious day the […]

Noida devotees hold one-day walk to honour WHNF
October 3, 2021

By Vamsidhar dasa, President ISKCON Noida World Holy Name Festival was celebrated at ISKCON centres worldwide on September 10-23. Many different preaching activities were held and the devotees in the Delhi satellite city of Noida decided we would have a one-day padayatra. Padayatra is the best preaching activity – we walk and sankirtan goes on […]

Mangalvedha householders relish home programmes
September 29, 2021

  By Damodarlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader On August 9 we moved on from Andalgaon, took our prasadam on the way and by noon had reached the large town of Mangalvedha, 25km southeast of Pandharpur, where we were welcomed by the residents. It was a market day, so the streets were full of people from […]

Pola festival celebrated at Bardoli
September 27, 2021

By Damodarlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader On September 5 the padayatris arrived at Bardoli to a rousing welcome from residents. The village leaders had earlier kindly arranged for our accommodation in a nearby Hari temple. That evening we had a grand nagar sankirtan and although it was raining people joined in and danced with us. […]

Grand sankirtan enthuses Shankararanya’s village residents
September 23, 2021

  By Damodharlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader On August 14 padayatra reached Arali where the villagers held a grand welcome for us. The streets were decorated with rangoli and sprinkled with water. The sarpanch greeted us and matajis performed arati of Sri Sri Nitai-Gaurasundar and washed our oxen’s hooves. A devotee from Arali, Shankararanya dasa, […]

Bengal-Orissa Padayatra inaugurated at Sri Dhama Mayapur

  By Dhirnayak dasa (Leader Bengal – Orissa Padayatra) It has been a long-cherished desire of our spiritual master, Lokanath Maharaja, that a padayatra should happen in each state of India. Srila Prabhupada had also written to Nityananda from Mayapur on March 16, 1977. “Here in India our Lokanath Maharaja has successfully organized such a […]

Discovering Krishna’s will during Czech Padayatra 2021
September 22, 2021

  By Nrsimha Caitanya dasa, Czech Padayatra leader While the world was still gripped by the Covid-19 madness the twenty-ninth Czech Padayātrā took place in the second half of July, and according to its participants was one of the best padayātrās in which they’d been involved. For a second successive year we were able to […]

My realizations while serving in padayatra

  By Dhiranayak dasa, All-India padayatri I went to Vrindavan in 2011 for the Vraja-mandala Parikrama and while there met the padayatris. I heard about padayatra for the first time when former leader Istadev dasa brought padayatra to my place. In Vrindavan another former leader, Rupa Goswami dasa, told me the padayatris were there to […]

Janmastami, Prabhupada’s appearance celebrations held in Madha

By Damodarlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader Padayatra reached the small city of Madha on August 29. We had been thinking where to conduct our upcoming festivals and I had the contact number of Radhanath Maharaja disciple Pratap Krishna dasa. I called him just as he was making preparations to go to Pandharpur for Janmastami and […]

International school hosts Janmastami festivities on campus
September 20, 2021

By Ritudvipa Gaurachandra dasa, Uttar Pradesh Padayatra leader A few days before Janmastami the padayatris were in Moradabad in northern Uttar Pradesh where we met Bhakta Rishikesh Pandey, a devotee who was connected to ISKCON’s New Vedic Cultural Centre (NVCC) in Pune, Maharashtra. Rishikesh invited us to the Zion International School he runs with three […]

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