Spring is upon us and that means it's time for the Festival of Colors. The Festival of Colors is an annual celebration of the Holi Festival. Holi Festival is an ancient Hindu festival that commemorates Radha Krishna's love as well as the triumph of virtue over evil. The Holi Festival began in India and has now spread throughout the world.
The song is dedicated to Vinod Shivprasad Trivedi who met Srila Prabhupada at Bhaktivedanta Manor in the early 1970s. Prabhupada signed a book for Vinod that his son Dilip holds dear to his heart and reads frequently which has inspired him to fund this single.
ISKCON devotee, monk, and artist Haridas Thakur Das displayed a collection of astounding artwork of painting of His Divine Grace, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada at one of India’s most prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery from 15 – 22 March 2022. The inauguration of the art exhibition was followed by a grand launch of the book “Illustrations and Illuminations” by Haridas Thakur Das. The inauguration took place in presence of many esteemed guests, dignitaries, and senior devotees including Narasimha Caitanya Das, Devakinandan Das, Braja Hari Das, KrsnaChandra Das, Yash Birla, Nisha Jamwal, Saurabh Pandey, and many more. The inauguration was followed by a live video talk by Radhanath Swami.
It has been in the news that Oscar winning actor, William Hurt, passed away Sunday, March 13th from cancer. What was not reported is that he spent one week in the guest house of our ISKCON Atlanta temple in 2010.
Saturday, March 19, 2022. The Parade begins at 10:30 AM at the Plaza and returns there by 12 PM. At 1 PM there will be a two-hour procession down St. George Street without the Chariot. Then at 3 PM, the cultural dance & music program begins. The free food will be served out all day from 11 AM onwards. The festival continues until 5 PM
In his stunning paintings, Haridas Thakur das is able to capture life in his subjects in such a vivid way, they almost come across as photography. He captures realism in his paintings so vividly one feels that they are in the presence of Srila Prabhupada himself.
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