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ISKCON Mauritius Navigates Cyclone Season with Devotional Fortitude
By Atma Tattva Das, ISKCON News Staff Writer   |  Jan 26, 2024

Devotees prepare 2,400 takeaways of prasadam for Mauritius residents.

In the midst of a looming threat of a second Cyclone warning over Mauritius, the devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) continue to exhibit resilience and spiritual strength. Srinjay Das, the Director of ISKCON Public Relations and Communications in Mauritius, provided an uplifting update amid challenging circumstances.

In a heartfelt message to fellow devotees, Srinjay expressed gratitude for the collective success of recent devotional endeavors. Despite the cyclone’s imminent arrival, the devotees participated in the viewing of the Prana pratistha ceremony live on a giant LCD screen at the front yard of the Municipal Council of Port Louis. 

Additionally, a grand Maha Harinam procession featuring a chariot of Ram Parivar traversed the heart of the capital city, with hundreds chanting the name of Lord Ram. They concluded with the distribution of 2,400 takeaways of prasadam, a significant accomplishment in itself.

Srinjay reflected on the unprecedented success of these events, noting, “This has never happened before when the heart of the capital city was vibrating.” The devotees’ dedication and participation, even in the face of adverse weather conditions, were seen as a tribute to Srila Prabhupada and the previous Acharyas.

The community remains steadfast, drawing strength from their devotional activities and the shared bond of spiritual solidarity. The success of these events serves as a testament to the resilience of the devotees and their unwavering commitment to their spiritual practices.

While the cyclone season unfolds, the global ISKCON community joins in support and continues to pray for the safety and well-being of all residents in the affected areas. The devotional activities organized by ISKCON Mauritius not only provide solace to the devotees but also serve as a beacon of hope and positivity during these challenging times. Jai Sri Ram.

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