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64 completed padayatras
May 7, 2017

Country, state and city Present day organisers Dates Duration (in decreasing order) Number of kms walked Oxcart 2 CONTINUOUS PADAYATRAS 1- All-India padayatra Acarya Dasa ( leader since Sept 2009) Sept 1984 till …. 32 years  and still walking around 87,000  YES 2– Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states (India) Visnuswami Dasa End of 2012 to end of […]

RAICHUR, KARNATAKA PADAYATRA
May 2, 2017

By Sarathi Shyama Dasa  The devotees of ISKCON Raichur held their first padayatra on March 4th. The two-day padayatra lead by temple president, Varada Krishna Dasa was organized to engage the congregation in a spiritual activity that would help propagate Krishna consciousness. Raichur is a city located in the South Indian state of Karnataka with […]

SRI SRI NITAI GAURASUNDAR STOP TO MEET THEIR DEVOTEE | TAMIL NADU
April 27, 2017

By Acarya Dasa After spending some time in Thirukurungudi, we headed off to our next destination. Our padayatra party had been walking for twenty kilometres when suddenly the ratha (cart) stopped moving. We all tried to get it moving again but it was stuck. So, we decided since it was almost time for us to […]

THE ALL INDIA PADAYATRA TRAVELS TO THIRUKURUNGUDI, TAMIL NADU

By Acarya Dasa   Thirukurungudi After our month long stay in Mayapur and Trevelli, we regrouped on March 18th to begin our holy walk again. We arrived at Thirukurungudi on March 24th, Ekadasi. The town is located in the Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu and the taluk (administrative district) is Nanguneri. Thirukurungudi is nestled in […]

THE ALL INDIA PADAYATRA’S JOURNEY FROM JANUARY TO MARCH 2017
April 14, 2017

January 2017 Tamil Nadu January 5th                    Aruppukottai      4 kilometers travelled January 7th                    Palavanatham     10 kilometers travelled January 8th – 9th            Virudhunagar     10 kilometers travelled January 10th                  Amathur              10 kilometers travelled January 11th                  Thiruthangal       10 kilometers travelled January 12th                  Shivakasi            5 kilometers travelled January 15th                  Srivilliputhur     12 kilometers […]

THE ALL INDIA PADAYATRA CELEBRATES GAURA PURNIMA
April 5, 2017

By Acarya Dasa Our padayatra party stayed in Trivelli from March 12th -15th where we preached in the city and nearby villages. Some of the All-India padayatris decided to go to Sridham Mayapur for the Gaura Purnima celebrations and for Navadvipa parikrama. The rest of us stayed with Nandakishor Dasa, a disciple of Bhakti Vikas […]

PANDHARPUR PARIKRAMA 2017

By Braja Prema Dasa   Pandharpur the land of Lord Vitthala Pandharpur Dhama is located in South-eastern Maharashtra and is known for the worship of Lord Vitthala. The town is situated alongside the river Chandrabhaga which means ‘half-moon’ describing the shape of the river as it curves around the town. The great saint Tukaram spoke […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA CELEBRATES NITYANANDA TRAYODASHI AT ISKCON TIRUNELVELI – TAMIL NADU

By Acarya Dasa Our party reached Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu on February 8th, which is also known as “Nellai” or during the British rule, “Tinnevelly”.It is located 624 kilometers (388 miles) southwest of the state capital, Chennai and is 48 kilometers away from Thoothukudi. The city is located on the western bank of the Thamirabarani River and its twin city Palayamkottai is on the […]

ALL INDIA PADAYATRA VISITS A VILLAGE IN TAMIL NADU
March 10, 2017

By Acarya Dasa After travelling to Tenkasi we headed for Trevelli, but somewhere along the way we lost track and ended up in a different village. The residents here were happy to see us, and welcomed Sri Sri Nitai Gaurasundar by paying obeisances. They seemed to know very well who Their Lordships were and how […]

ISKCON JHANSI’S 3-DAY PADAYATRA – UTTAR PRADESH
March 3, 2017

By Abhay Carnaravinda Dasa Prabhupada’s Jhansi padayatra In 1953 Srila Prabhupada, the Lord’s own senapati-bhakta (great devotee commander-in-chief), used padayatra to spread Krishna Consciousness in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Srila Prabhupada would go around the city with his sankirtana party attracting up to fifty followers on route. Once, along with his first disciple Acarya Prabhakar, he […]

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