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Articles tagged as Pakistan

  • ISKCON Pakistan is Growing

    For the month of May through June this year, a preaching tour was done across Baluchistan; a rural mountainous southwest region of Pakistan. 

  • ISKCON Pakistan's 2-Day Diwali Celebrations

    ISKCON Pakistan celebrated Diwali with a 2-day "ISKCON Diwali Gala Festival" in Karachi. Among many dignitaries, he event was attended by Mohammad Zubair Umar Governor of Sindh. During the 2-day festivities Bhagavad-gitas, chanting beads and delicious feast was distributed to the over 2,000 people in attendance.

  • A Peep Into Afghanistan's Hindu Past

    Archaeological excavations in this region conducted by Sir Estine led to the recovery of uncountable shrines and inscriptions.

  • A Schoolgirl's Odyssey - Malala Yousafzai Story

    A documentary follows a Pakistani girl, Malala Yousafzai, through a perilous six months as she loses her education, is forced into exile and faces an uncertain return back home in Swat, Pakistan. Later on, in October, 2014, for her achicievents in fighting for the girls' right to eductaion, Malala becomes the youngest Nobel-prize laureate.

  • Vaishnava Picnic at Mohenjo Daro
    As part of ISKCON Pakistan`s yearly Gita Jayanti festivities, on December 11, devotees set out for a picnic to Mohenjo-daro, an archeological site situated in what is now the province of Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Pakistan's Only Christian Cabinet Member Assassinated
    Shahbaz Bhatti, the minority affairs minister, is the second top Pakistani official to be killed over his opposition to a blasphemy law that critics say is often misused to persecute minorities.
  • ISKCON`s Celebration In The “Fruit Garden of Pakistan”
    Quetta is the largest city and the provincial capital of the Balochistan Province of Pakistan. 1,680 meters (5,500 feet) above the sea level, the "Fruit Garden of Pakistan” has a healthy climate, with a diversity of plants and animal wildlife. Between 17-19 of June, more than a hundred ISKCON devotees gathered here to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the installation of Sri Sri Radha Radha Nath Bhagwan.
  • ISKCON Pakistan Visit to Hindu Shrine Nurtures Peace
    As negative media and public reaction greet the first formal talks between Pakistan and India since the Mumbai terrorist attacks of November 2008, could spirituality prove a more effective healing process?
  • Preaching in Pakistan
    ISKCON devotee, Sarvabhauma Prabhu, just returned from a very successful preaching tour of Pakistan. Usually little is reported about this type of outreach, but due to the nature of this tour, it was highly publicized in the secular media and closely monitored by the authorities in Pakistan.