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6-DAY PADAYATRA IN ISKCON LATUR, MAHARASHTRA INDIA
August 13, 2017

By Sundarkrishna and Anantacharya Dasa This was Latur’s second pāda-yātrā; located in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, the city is popular with tourists attracted by the historical monuments. Our first holy walk lasted for three days in October of 2016 starting in Latur and ending in Ter. This time we held a six day pāda-yātrā […]

THE MOST REMARKABLE DAY IN THE HISTORY OF ‘THE ALL INDIA PADAYATRA’ | KOZHIKODE, KERALA

By Acarya Dasa On July 18th 1966, in New York City our dear Srila Prabhupada officially incorporated ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness). On this day many years later, we were preaching in the Kozhikode area. Little did we know what a memorable day it would be for our pāda-yātrā too. 626 Books We spent […]

ALL INDIA PADAYTRA ANSWERING THE CALL OF EVERY SOUL | KOZHIKODE, KERALA
August 12, 2017

By Acarya Dasa We reached Kozhikode or Calicut (not to be confused with Kolkata) on July 17th. This metropolitan city in the state of Kerala is located on the Malabar coast and is the largest urban area in the state, it’s also the 192nd largest urban area in the world. News of pāda-yātrā spreads far […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA IN TANUR, KERALA

By Acarya Dasa  On July 15th our pāda-yātrā party reached Tanur, a small town nine kilometers north of Tirur Tehsil in the Malappuram district and is predominantly a Muslim area. It was previously known as Tyndis. Before travelling to Tanur a few pāda-yātris visited Pandharpur for the Vyasa Puja celebrations of Lokanath Swami. The rest […]

THE 16TH ANNUAL PADAYATA IN SLOVENIA
August 6, 2017

By Aradhika Radha dasi and Gaurangi dasi   A new format for Padayatra Padayatra is one of the biggest preaching programs of the year in Slovenia. For the past fourteen years Slovenian devotees have been organising a walk every summer.  By walking in different sections each year  they have covered the entire country, which is […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA VISITS GURUVAYUR, KERALA
July 17, 2017

By Acarya Dasa   The Lord of Guruvayur We arrived in Guruvayur (also written as Guruvayoor or Gurupavanapuri) on June 24th. This municipal town located in the Thrissur district of Kerala is home to the ‘Guruvayur Sree Krishna’ temple. The temple has the fourth largest number of devotees, visiting per day, in all of India. […]

THE MIRACLE GARLAND –ALL INDIA PADAYATRA, KERALA

By Acarya Dasa Our pāda-yātrā party was passing through the village of Talugudi on June 14th  . Rupa Ragunath Maharaj was about to leave for Argentina after having spent some time with us.  He said to me that day, “We should dress Sri Sri Nitai Gaurasundar very nicely with beautiful garlands.” We usually make simple […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA CELEBRATES CHIDA-DAHI MAHOTSAVA IN CHEMMANUR, KERALA

By Acarya Dasa On June 7th we reached Chemmanur in Kerala. We celebrated the Chida-Dahi festival there at the Narayan Swami Kalyan Mandapa where the namahatta devotees made all the necessary arrangements for the festival. We had grand kīrtana and Vedavyas Priya Maharaj gave a class describing the pastimes of the ‘chida-dahi’ festival. Chida-Dahi festival […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA IN KALADY, KERALA | BIRTH PLACE OF SHANKARACHARYA
June 26, 2017

By Acarya Dasa   Our pāda-yātrā party reached Kalady (Kaladi) on June 5th. The town is located east of the Periyar river, in the Ernakulam district of Kerala and is not far from the ‘Cochin International Airport’. It is famous for being the birth place of Adi Shankaracharya, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Shankaracharya When […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA CELEBRATED NARASIMHA CATURDASA IN TIRUVALLA, KERALA

By Acarya Dasa   Rupa Ragunatha Maharaj joins the team Our pāda-yātrā party reached the town of Tiruvalla on Narasiṁha Caturdaśa on May 9th. The town is located in the district of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, South India and covers an area of approximately 27 kilometers. We received wonderful news when we arrived there: Rupa Raghunath […]

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