Archive: August, 2015

Big Bear Yoga Festival

Posted on 08/26/15 by admin-vasanti

Submitted by Vasanti dasi Shivananda Sena dasa, Krsnamayi dasi and I spent this past weekend in the beauty of Big Bear – 7,000 feet elevation in the San Bernardino Mountains, California, at the Big Bear Yoga Festival. It was a very quiet and peaceful festival. Though even with few people in attendance, we always meet […]

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Bhubaneswar Preaching Centre Progress Report

Posted on 08/24/15 by admin-vasanti

By the causeless mercy of Sri Guru and Gauranga, devotees from our Bhubaneswar Preaching Centre recently did a one day seminar at the MBA college of ‘Shiksha o Anusandhan’ (SOA) university. It’s a very large and reputed university, also having medical and engineering colleges. They also run ‘SUM’ a very big hospital. The seminar was […]

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A Thank You Letter

Posted on 08/16/15 by admin-vasanti

This is a letter we just received from James in Texas whom Sudevi and I visited last month. He shared with us that the first time he heard about Krsna was in a fiction novel he read. Then, the 2nd time he heard about Krsna was on a tv show. A short while after that […]

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Financial Report

Posted on 08/15/15 by admin-vasanti

Dear Friends, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga. The GVP Book Sponsorship program is so thrilling. We are honored to be a part of it and grateful to those who participate by donating to it, by distributing books, writing reports and reading reports. We have compiled this financial […]

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News from Hilo

Posted on 08/14/15 by admin-vasanti

Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Jayatah!! Please accept our dandavat pranams. We are happy to report from Hilo Hi our seva of Srila Gurudeva’s transcendental book distribution.  For the past few years twice a week we have a book distribution table at our outdoor local farmer market.  Along side our family business ‘Gauranga Live’ which distributes the Hawaii […]

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Prison Program Visits, Summer 2015

Posted on 08/13/15 by admin-vasanti

Submitted by Vasanti dasi Everything related to the IPBYS Outreach Prison Program seems to have grown so naturally that at times those of us involved are astounded at its progression and especially at the experiences of our members. Human experience isn’t always so easily relayed in a report, so Sudevi, myself and couple others felt […]

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Books to Bangalore University

Posted on 08/11/15 by Anita dasi

by Abhirama dasa In Bangalore,  india there is a University called S-VYASA.  It has monthly yoga instructor courses with people from all around India and the world and every week a new bus load of participants come for yoga therapy. The University has students studying bachelors, masters, and Phd. in yoga and many must do […]

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Ratha-Yatra Book Distribution In Jagannatha Puri-Dhama, 2015 (18–26 July)

Posted on 08/11/15 by admin-vasanti

Every twelve to nineteen years, the wooden forms of the presiding Deities of Sri Jagannatha Puri-dhama – Lord Jagannatha, Baladeva, Subhadra and Sudarsana – are renewed. This ceremony is called ‘naba kalebar’ – naba means ‘new’ and kalebar means ‘body’. This year, 2015, was such a year. The last time this happened was nineteen years […]

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Ratha-yatra Book Distribution in Jagannath Puri, 2014

Posted on 08/11/15 by admin-vasanti

Jaya Jagannatha! Over the years, we often heard the pastime of how Sri Narottama dasa Thakura, Sri Srinivasa Acarya and Sri Syamananda prabhu were ordered by Srila Jiva Gosvami to take copies of all the Gosvamis’ books, bring them to Bengal, and distribute them there among the Gaudiya bhaktas. On their way, they were looted […]

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Book Distribution in Puebla, Mexico

Posted on 08/09/15 by admin-vasanti

Hare Krishna! All glory to Sri Guru and Gauranga! Dandavat pranams dear devotees, We are very happy to share our humble book distribution story with you because it is proof that ANYONE can do it. Vasanti didi and the GVP where very kind and sponsored some books for our program a few months ago and […]

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