for ISKCON News on Jan. 1, 2013
On December 27th, 2012, ISKCON spiritual master Indradyumna Swami took part in a function at King Goodwill's palace in Zululand, South Africa. The program was organized to promote peace and harmony in South Africa.
A number of prominent political and religious leaders attended and addressed the audiance of several thousand people. Just after King Goodwill and the President of South Africa, Dr. Jacob Zuma spoke. Then Indradyumna Swami gave an address on social cohesion. He stressed that peace and harmony will come to South Africa only when people recognize what we have in common; namely that we are all part of the greater family of God.
Zulu tribe people arriving at the function
Both the king and the president seemed to appreciate the talk.
ISKCON devotees concluded the program with a blissful kirtan.
Afterwards Imdradyumna Swami spoke with the king, offering Krishna-conscious services in his province.