Connecting disciples of His Holiness Jayapataka Swami
Thanks to all the donations and contributions from many devotees who have so graciously assisted us in our service, "Free to Preach" is finally off the printing press and ready to be delivered to your homes.
This book, by Prema Padmini devi dasi, is a touching and personal account of a grihastha couple spreading Krishna consciousness in a Muslim country in the Middle East. It is destined to both fascinate minds and touch the hearts of hundreds.…Continue
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“GM NEWS-Kolkata. May 12, 2015. 2:46 am.
By: Iksvaku Das
"You are doing so many things for me, what can I do for you?" Gurumaharaj disarmed with his comment a Muslim Nurse assistant attending him on the night shift.... "Your blessing Swamiji" responded the surprised young man.
"You want blessings every day, or just tonight? What is your desire?" The staff literally went speechless... After a few mins he bows his head slowly and left the room. I thought,…
A few days ago I was on my way to the temple contemplating how we can encourage other devotees to support my Guru Maharaja’s congregational programs. At ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry (CDM), we are promoting monthly subscriptions to collect funds for printing more books, hire more devotees and develop new training courses. It is my service to write the promotion articles for Nrsingha Caturdasi so I was worried and nervous as to how to go about it. Knowing that the…
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Message from H.H. Jayapataka Swami on His 66th Vyasa Puja
Dear Disciples and Well-Wishers,
Please accept my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
In order to fulfill Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu's prediction that Krishna's Holy Name will spread all over the world, around 150 years ago Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura revived the preaching mission of the Sankirtan movement and started to develop the congregational preaching in an organized…
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By Iksvaku das (Outreach Coordinator)
On the auspicious day of Radhastami, His Holiness Jayapataka Swami, co-minister of the Congregational Development in ISKCON, congratulated the Namahatta devotees from Sridhama Mayapur for having reached out to a record number of 15 million people in their last 35 years of preaching Krishna Consciousness. This is the result…Continue
By Guru Maharaja
(Congregational Development Minister)
Growing Temple congregations can gradually develop into dynamic communities of devotees. A community is like a living organism. The living body defends itself from internal and external attacks, and survives by adapting to different needs. Similarly a vibrant community takes care of the needs of its members, providing, for example, spiritual and social support for the grihastha ashram through marriage placement,…
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This seminar "Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura: His Vision into our Future" was given during the ILS, 2014, in Sri Dham Mayapur.
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I distributed books in India after Prabhupada’s departure. A group of us went to Calcutta to do a big marathon. Our goal was to distribute one million books and win the marathon championship. We were a bit ambitious and competitive. At the end of one day, a book distributor…
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We would like to share with you a video of Guru Maharaja speaking about congregation preaching and the importance of “The Nectar of Congregational Preaching” book:
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Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
Under the supervision of H.H. Jayapataka Swami, we, ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry, made a new video about the Kartika Month and the importance of the Damodara Program. We hope you enjoy it. …Continue
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By His Holiness Jayapataka Swami
Congregational development is an untapped field that presents new opportunities for all kinds of preachers. It incorporates a systematic method for contacting and cultivating new devotees and engaging them in service. New people and potential devotees…
By His Holiness Candramauli Swami
His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada instructed his followers and disciples to use our intelligence to reach out to people from different aspects of life and create ways for them to become involved with devotional service. Our society has evolved over the years, in that we have become less of a temple based…Continue
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By His Holiness Romapada Swami
When incorporating his worldwide mission dedicated to spreading Krishna consciousness all over the world, Srila Prabhupada outlined seven purposes which capsulized the essence of his mission. By analyzing these seven purposes, one can…Continue
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Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
We are trying to calculate the total number of Bhakti-vriksha groups around the world, at present. Please help us out by informing us of the number of Bhakti-vriksha groups in your area by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Many devotees are asking us for specific figures in order to get inspiration and in order to see that this program really does work!
Thank you for your continuous…Continue
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The second International Bhakti-vriksha convention was held in Sri Dham Mayapur. It was a very inspiring program for all the congregation leaders and preachers and aspiring ones as well.
It ran for three days with the participation of His Holiness Jayapataka Swami , His Grace…Continue
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Congregational Award Ceremony!
With great happiness we would like to share this with you. We had a very sweet program in the Samadhi Auditorium in Sridham Mayapur, where the devotees who have been serving the congregation in ISKCON were recognized for their selfless services offered.
The program started with some nice music and videos about the congregational ministry which stressed about the importance of having the…Continue
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Dear Prabhu's and Mataji's:
Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
Attached you will find the information for the next Bhakti-vriksha convention to be held in Sri Mayapur Dham.
Please mark your calendar and book your rooms quickly. Since the convention will be right after Gourapurnima,…Continue
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