As of July 13th evening, the senior devotees, ladies, and other Temple residents have taken shelter at the house of various devotees in safer areas. The Deities also have been moved to a safer place, on the advice of local law enforcement groups said ISKCON Communications Director of South Africa, Nanda Kishore Das.
Source: ISKCON Gurugram
Credits; Neither this initiative nor this film could ever have materialized without the vision of HG Rambhadra Prabhu, Temple President - ISKCON Gurugram and our respected mentor. He inspired and guided us in this cause and the film, in every aspect from conception to creation. Also, we are grateful to our hero and mentor HG Sundar Gopal Prabhu, Director - ISKCON Youth Forum Delhi, for his constant love, guidance, and inspiration. This transformed and inspired us to take up a life of monkhood and serve God and humanity.
Monks: Aradhya Gaur Das , Sri Nitai Pada Das, Sevaya Giridhari Das, Parmatama Hari Das, Rahul Jhanghu, Rakesh Roshan Script and Dialogues: Padsevan Bhakta Das and Pankaj Shyam Das Camera, Editing and Sound: Pankaj Shyam Das and Padsevan Bhakta Das Voiceovers: Shivani Bansal, Ambar Kshitij, Shivani Chhoker, Vaibhav, Anjali, and Krishnika Singh.
Sana Mittar, a young devotee who attends the ISKCON Punjabi Bagh temple in Delhi with her family, has been honored with the Diana Award. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, it is the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9 to 25 years can receive for their social action or humanitarian work.
Virtual parikramas, story dramas, kirtan, games, quizzes, crafts, and much more! July 12th - 16th 4:00pm-5:30pm IST. Register here: https://iskconchildren.com/2021/07/01/jai-jagannath-camp/
After a successful school year of keeping all students safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, the TKG Academy in Dallas, Texas held a graduation ceremony on May 27th that felt “triumphant,” according to Vice Principal Gopi Gita Dasi. During the event, three students who had attended TKG Academy since preschool graduated from Twelfth Grade, while the rest of the school’s thirty-three students received end-of-year certificates.
ISKCON united together to send love, prayers, and support to the devotee communities in Mayapur and Bangladesh. This special event includes guests such as HH Jayapataka Swami, HH Bhakti Purusottama Swami, HH Radhanath Swami, HG Vaisesika Das, and more.
A special Nrsimha Yagna was performed from New Vrindaban, West Virginia and many kirtaniyas including Gaura Vani Das and Amala Kirtan Das participated.
Help is still needed by the Vaishnava communities and those they serve in Mayapur and Bangladesh. Watch this inspiring video to find out more, or donate directly to one of these sites below.
DONATE: For Mayapur: o To contribute via Payment Gateway (Razorpay) visit https://servemayapur.com/ o Contribute via PayPal by using the id firstname.lastname@example.org [Tax-exempt for US citizens as a 501(c)3] For Bangladesh: o Contribute via PayPal by using the id email@example.com [Tax-exempt for US citizens as a 501(c)3]
Purushottam Nitai Das is a member of the congregation at ISKCON Kolkata. He writes for https://discoverursupersoul.com/
Japa retreats starting June 26 and running through July 18th, online, hosted by Mahatma Das and Amogh Lila Das. Register here: http://bit.ly.3pStMZ4
Summer 2021 updates from the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies. For more info: https://bihstudies.org/
Online global event held on July 29th – Aug 1st 2021 on Zoom. Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vcuCtrjkoH9AT4P7zTX-56DQN-5l998OG