Feb 26, 2024
ISKCON Leader Participates in Argentina’s “Blessing of the Fruits” Celebration Watched by Millions
On February 25th, Mendoza, Argentina, held its annual "Blessing of the Fruits" festival, thanking God for a bountiful harvest. The cultural event, which has been going on since the 1930s, included religious leaders from different traditions who each contributed to the program. Baladeva Das, ISKCON's Regional Director of Communications in Latin America, beautifully chanted the Panca-tattva and Hare Krsna mantras and blew a conch shell for the estimated 15,000 people who were gathered at the festival.