Archive: August, 2012

Delhi program with BV Sant Maharaja

Posted on 08/24/12 by admin-vasanti

Dandavat pranams. Sri Sri Guru Gaurangau Jayatah. On the auspicious occasion of Pandav Nirjal Eakadasi we distributed many Hindi books (namely, Bhagavad-gita Sar) in Sanatana Dharm Mandir in Mahavir Nagar (New Delhi). Please check the attached photos. The photos are a little dark due to the poor lighting in the temple. Please do not mind. […]

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Stories from the Streets

Posted on 08/23/12 by admin-vasanti

Some excerpts from Caitanya-sakti dasi who has been distributing books all summer: 1.     A man selling earrings by the Downtown Berkeley Bay Area Rapid Transit got a Siva Tattva. He asked for the meaning of Siva and Tattva and was very interested when he heard about the knowledge inside. He liked the idea of achieving […]

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Books Reach Santiago Chile

Posted on 08/23/12 by Anita dasi

Report by Chaitanya Priya devi dasi English translation below by Rasesvari dasi Sri Sri Guru Gourangau Jayatah. Todas las glorias a Srila Gurudev, Su Divina Gracia Om Vishnupad Astottara-sata Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Vana Maharaj. Todas las glorias a Srila Param-gurudev, Su Divina Gracia Nitya-lila Pravista Om Vishnupad Astottara-sata Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Vamana Gosvami Maharaj, y […]

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Janmastami in Sao Paolo with the Gangamatas

Posted on 08/21/12 by admin-vasanti

Submitted by Lalita dasi

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Trains and Buses

Posted on 08/17/12 by Anita dasi

report by Rasabihari prabhu I like to always have books with me when on a train or bus. I meet many people and those who are interested I give a book to them an encourage them to come in the bhakti line. I also invite them to visit purebhakti.com and take their email ID for […]

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Auckland Sanga Preaching and Book Distribution

Posted on 08/15/12 by admin-vasanti

Dandavat pranams Sri Sri Guru Gaurangau Jayatah Many thanks to all those sponsors who gave towards the GVP  Book Distribution Sponsorship programme! Below is a short report about what’s happening to those books in New Zealand  : In Auckland and the Bay of Plenty region, Bhadra didi regularly hands out books along with her prashadam distribution, […]

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News from Brighton

Posted on 08/14/12 by admin-vasanti

by Prana Govinda dasa Here in Brighton Madhuvrata brahmacari, Venu Gopal prabhu and myself Prana Govinda as well as Usha didi and other members of the local sanga have been enthusiastically distributing Srila Gurudeva’s books from our regular downtown book table and also through street sankirtan. Brighton is a very progressive town full of young and broadminded people. […]

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Distribution in Queens

Posted on 08/13/12 by admin-vasanti

My name is Kamalakanta dasa. This past June at the New Braj Hari Katha festival , I was given a sponsorship for $200.00.  I was never a big book distributor , but sometimes I would bring back books from the Badger festival and do a little distribution, but never steadily . When I received harinama […]

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How to Read

Posted on 08/13/12 by admin-vasanti

When you are reading these books, don’t ‘read.’ Serve. Offer pranama, place the book on your forehead and heart, and pray, “O Prabhu, you are personally Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami. Please be merciful to me.” This is the process of reading. -Srila Gurudeva, from The Soul of Book Distribution

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Ratha-yatra 2012

Posted on 08/12/12 by Anita dasi

Arriving in Vrindavan from our previous book distribution trip to Manali, our team didn’t even have a chance to unpack our bags before boarding a train for Sri Jagannatha Puri Dhama. The excitement of being a part of the upcoming Ratha Yatra festival – which includes cleaning the Gundica Temple, having darsana of Mahaprabhu’s pastimes […]

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