for ISKCON News on Sept. 3, 2011
115th birth anniversary of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder acharya of ISKCON was celebrated with great fanfare at his birthplace in Kolkata. On this auspicious occasion several programs were organized in the ISKCON temple and at the ISKCON House. Puspanjali and a grand abhishek was offered to Srila Prabhupada.
On this occasion a book was released which contained the offerings of several ISKCON devotees to Srila Prabhupada. At the event, many devotees offered their prayers and they also narrated as how the teachings of Srila Prabhupada transformed their lives completely.
Thirty devotees also visited the house at Tollygunge, where Srila Prabhupada was born. They performed ecstatic kirtan and celebrated by cutting a cake.