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By ISKCON News   |  Jul 30, 2022

Two Ukrainian devotees whose lives were dedicated to serving prasadam to 1000s of devotees at Donbass lost their lives by a missile strike.

Krsna-tattva Prabhu & Madana-gopal Prabhu had just returned from prasadam distribution to the Food For Life base when a missile attack destroyed the building, and they were buried under the rubble. Another devotee, Arjuna Prabhu was injured and has been taken to hospital.

The Food for Life in Lugansk mission has not only lost its leader, but also the building from which the mission was operating. Both devotees who passed away were also pujaris in the local temple.

On June 30th, ISKCON Korea performed a special Narasimhadeva yajna, with special prayers seeking blessings for Reliance Industries Ltd for its new FPSO vessel named KG D6 RUBY. The vessel was built by Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd from South Korea. The ship will be used for transporting oil.

Executive Director of Reliance Industries Ltd Mr. PMS Prasa, his daughter Ms. Juveca, and Mr. Jin-Taek Jung, who is CEO of Samsung Heavy Industries were the distinguished chief guests, who participated in the ceremonies.

Patanjali Muni Das who is ISKCON Korea’s regional secretary and temple president conducted the fire sacrifice, and gifted Mr. Jin Taek Jung, CEO of Samsung Heavy Industries with a copy of Bhagavad Gita As It Is in the Korean language.

Summer Fest 2022 organized by Bhaktivedanta Manor near London was attended by 4000 people. The event included market stalls, prasadam, a kirtan stage, and most notably a Festival of Colours. This festival is planned to be held at Bhaktivedanta Manor every year, during the UK’s warm summer months.

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