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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 […]

Padayatris encounter heat and humidity in Rajasthan
August 23, 2021

  By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader When Srila Prabhupada visited Surat in Gujarat he said that “Surat is a city of devotees.” In Gujarat we padayatris all witnessed how people would always greet us saying “Jai Sri Krishna.” As they heard our sankirtan, whole families would come on to the roads and immediately join […]

All India Padayatra restarts as second lockdown ends
August 13, 2021

By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader Having spent forty-five days at Bharkawada in Gujarat through India’s second coronavirus lockdown the All-India Padayatra continued its journey on June 9. We were getting ready for mangal arati that morning when we saw that up to eighty people were waiting for us eager to attend their last mangal […]

Eased restrictions put Uttar Pradesh Padayatra team back on the road
August 12, 2021

  By Ritudvipa Gaurachandra dasa, Uttar Pradesh Padayatra leader On April 29 padayatra was in the city of Aligarh about 130km southeast of New Delhi. The next day the advance party began searching for a “new home” because some people were discussing an impending lockdown in the district. As we moved ahead seeking shelter, we […]

My journey as a padayatri
August 10, 2021

  By Kaunteya Sakha dasa My material name is Krishna Govind Vaidyu. I was born 1990 in the town of Jaysingpur, about 35km from the historic city of Kolhapur in southern Maharashtra. I came to devotional life in 2008 through ISKCON Belgaum, eventually getting in touch with ISKCON Aravade and then with Pandharpur. I was […]

Czech Padayatra 2021
July 19, 2021
Three-month journey brings harinam sankirtan to Nepal’s lowlands
July 6, 2021

By Sahasranam dasa, Padayatra Nepal leader During the lockdown in the summer of 2020, I discussed with Nepal regional secretary Patri dasa the strategy of preaching in Nepal. He had been instructed by our spiritual master, Lokanath Maharaja, to organize a padayatra in Nepal. I felt inspired and Patri said, “You should take up this […]

Simple celebration marks Gaura-purnima for Nepal party
April 6, 2021

  By Sahasranama dasa, Padayatra Nepal leader Padayatra Nepal has observed its first Gaura-purnima, the walk having begun by the grace of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the father of the sankirtan movement, on January 19, 2021. There are just two padayatris in Nepal, myself and Jayapataka Maharaja disciple Yasodanandan dasa, whose service had been with […]

AIP back on the road in Gujarat as India relaxes travel restrictions
November 30, 2020

By Acarya dasa, All-India Padayatra leader Having spent six months of Covid-19 lockdown at Mahuva in Gujarat the All-India Padayatra resumed its preaching journey on October 26. When we left Mahuva about twenty local devotees walked with us for 20km singing and dancing in sankirtan. The next day we went to Ashok Yadhav prabhu’s village […]

What a miracle! Czech Republic Padayatra 2020
October 1, 2020

By Loka Saranga dasa The dream came true! On July 12 the Czech Padayatra hit the road for the twenty-seventh time. It was absolute nectar and the merciful highlight of the year. We left the comfort zone of our troubled daily lives, full of danger at every step: danger in the form of forgetting Krishna, Srila […]

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