The Food For Life Monterrey team of devotees is joyfully distributing prasadam and the holy names in Mexico's second-largest city, bringing spiritual and physical nourishment to the community’s most needy populations.
The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) held an online Live to Give 2023 Celebration call on Sunday, January 28th, hosted by HG Vaisesika Dasa, who shared the results of the combined efforts of devotees worldwide. The 2023 goal was to distribute 3.7 million copies of the Bhagavad-gita, which devotees exceeded by distributing 3,784,233 copies worldwide. Vaisesika offered his heartfelt thanks to all those who are striving to “continually expand the distribution of transcendental knowledge to benefit the conditioned souls, purify ourselves, and fulfill the mission of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu on behalf of our Founder-Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.”
ISKCON Ayodhya distributes prasadam to over 100,000 visitors on the on January 15th, 2024, the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Vinay Bhushan Chaitanya Das, the director of "Food for Life," quoted Srila Prabhupada's iconic words that no one within 10 miles of an ISKCON Temple should go to bed hungry.
В причудливых деревнях и шумных городах Норфолка супруги-пенсионеры Шьямлал Прабху и Данакели Матаджи за последние семь лет проделали удивительный путь в 175,000 миль по распространению книг, оставив неизгладимый след в сердцах и умах местного населения. Эта инициатива, продиктованная их глубокой преданностью миссии Шрилы Прабхупады и направляемая наставлениями их духовного наставника, служит ярким примером преданного служения в сообществе Международного общества сознания Кришны (ИСККОН).
Food for All-UK, famous for its courageous food distribution in areas plagued by natural disasters or war, recently distributed thousands of Srila Prabhupada's books to some of the nearly 250 schools in the Vrindavan area.
His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada's marathon in France is considered by many to be in a category of its own. Some devotees say that France is one of the most challenging places to distribute books, and within France, the city of Paris is the most difficult. Yet, it has become a thriving base of operation for the sankirtan devotees under the tutelage of HH Janananda Goswami Maharaj.
Bhakti House at ISKCON Orlando brought a joyful and inspiring presence to the city's annual VegFest 2023 event held on October 28th. Devotees provided a booth filled with transcendental literature and devotional items, while kirtaneers engaged participants at the vegan-themed festival, which emphasized the mindful treatment of animals and protested against animal cruelty. Given the theme, the collective consciousness of the masses was already elevated, fostering a conducive environment to cultivate Krishna-consciousness.
Known for its creative and successful outreach efforts, ISKCON Tucson integrated its first Ratha Yatra event into the city's 34th annual All Souls' Procession on Nov. 5, 2023.
ISKCON's Ministry of Education has released their exciting schedule of speakers for the upcoming "Books are the Basis Week 2023" Festival. It is a week dedicated to increasing the daily readership of Srila Prabhupada's books.