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Villagers join UP padayatris in World Holy Name Week celebrations
October 17, 2019

By Rasutsava dasa The Uttar Pradesh Padayatra, which started on the auspicious occasion of Radhastami, is currently walking in the districts around the city of Kanpur. To celebrate our padayatra’s first World Holy Name Week we went to different parts of Kanpur every day. As we entered a new area performing sankirtan, people would gather […]

Students instructed on the significance of World Holy Name Week
October 14, 2019

By Damodarlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader ISKCON established the World Holy Name Day to commemorate the anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the West, later extending the annual celebration to last for a week. On this occasion padayatris perform more vigorously the spreading of the holy name. Normally we do sankirtan in the morning as […]

Srila Prabhupada remembered during World Holy Name Week in Juhu
October 9, 2019

By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader This year is a special year: All-India Padayatra was at Srila Prabhupada’s office in Juhu Beach, Mumbai, for the World Holy Name Week which began on September 17. Just as every year, the padayatris celebrated the occasion with enthusiasm but being in Juhu meant that at every step we […]

Road to Mumbai includes darshan of Tukaram Maharaja temples
October 8, 2019

By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader At Nigdi ISKCON’s Radha-Govindev temple president Gopinath dasa welcomed the padayatris and Radhanath Maharaja disciple Aloknitya dasa served us. In a class after we had darshan of Sri Sri Radha-Govindev, Gopinath described the glories of padayatra, saying it is very fortunate to walk in padayatra. I had told him that […]

Vraja-maṇḍala parikramā from Home
October 7, 2019

Hare Krishna Devotees. Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. As we all eagerly wait for the most ecstatic month of the year – The Damodar month Devotees from all over the world also come to Vraja to experience one of the most intimate, involving, absorbing and ecstatic  Vraja-maṇḍala parikramā. ISKCON has been […]

Vitthala went back home, back to Godhead
October 4, 2019

By Acarya Dasa, All India Padayatra leader On October 2nd we were making our way from Virar to Govardhana Eco village, Wada. The distance is about 18 kms. After walking about 10 kms we were searching for place to honour prasada. As it was a highway there was no locality or school where we could […]

Padayatris celebrate Janmastami at Radha-Gopal temple in Aravade
September 27, 2019

By Damodharlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader The Maharashtra Padayatra arrived at Aravade a few days before Janmastami. We departed Pandharpur on July 16, 2019, preaching and walking through Solapur, Sangli and Satara before reaching Aravade, a worshipful dhama for us as it is the birthplace of our beloved spiritual master, Lokanath Maharaja. The devotees there […]

A rose-bush in Maharashtra blossoms by Their Lordships’ mercy
September 25, 2019

By Damodarleela dasa and Arjuna Krishna dasa Last year when I was with the All-India Padayatra we visited Kanganroli village, where in a garden near a temple I noticed a huge rose plant growing. I approached the home-owner to ask her for roses for worshipping Sri Sri Nitai-Gaurasundar, but the plant didn’t have many. However, […]

Padayatra UK 2019 – The Canterbury Tale
September 23, 2019

By Dayal Mora dasa O hail to thee, lover of a tale from Canterbury. Hark! Lend thine ears! Listen to a tall tale that was many times told. A tale of war and peace, of crime and punishment and of a midsummer night’s dream. Many a pilgrim has walked the road to Canterbury to visit […]

Join Vraja Mandala Parikrama 2019 and experience the Bliss
September 20, 2019

This year Vraja Mandala Parikrama will be from October 13 To November 12, 2019. It is a wonderful experience being in Vraja Mandala Parikrama. During the Parikrama, devotees from across the world visit the 12 forests of Vraja dhama. It is a transcendental expedition, a month-long journey not just through different villages and towns of […]

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