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Clean Dham, Clean Your Heart: ISKCON Mayapur's Waste Management Drive

By: for The Times of India on Feb. 2, 2018
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KOLKATA: Mayapur being a holy Dham, global headquarter of ISKCON and an important tourist destination of India is visited by lakhs of pilgrims, tourists, devotees from across the world every year. Also a vibrant ISKCON community permanently stays here. This results in accumulation of huge quantities of garbage and waste material which poses a major threat for the environment.

For the ISKCON devotees, the Mayapur Dham, the birth place of Sri Chaitanya Maha Prabhu is a sacred and revered place and hence the management conceptualised the idea of implementing 'Zero Waste Mayapur - Clean Dham and Clean Your Heart' exercise with the aim of gradually bringing down the garbage level to zero, informed Harilila Das, member of the Management team which has initiated the program.

Read more: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/clean-dham-clean-your-heart-iskcon-mayapurs-waste-management-drive/articleshow/62698958.cms

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[ cleaning ] [ cleanliness ] [ dham ] [ environment ] [ health ] [ mayapur ]
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