The festive mood of Gaur Purnima was set into action right from Mangal Aarti on 2nd March, when a heavy discount was announced for Chaitanya Caritamrta and Srimad Bhagwatam.

First day showed a very encouraging figure and the figures roared up on the second day when almost 75% discount was again announced. By the end of the second day, ISKCON Punjabi Bagh had distributed 280 Chaitanya Caritamrta and 50 Srimad Bhagwatam sets, which is a historical sale figure in Book Distribution for the temple.

Gaur Purnima 2018

20 Mar 2018, Posted by VANI Group in Gaur Purnima 2018

2nd March 2018, was celebrated as the Glorious Appearance of Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the same with loads of fervor and joy. The day started with Mangal Aarti and an electrifying Gaur Katha, which actually set the mood for the rest of the day.

The mega procession from temple to Natha Singh Vatika, added to the festival spirit. A special program was organized at Natha Singh Vatika which comprised of Abhishek of Lordships, cultural program and several stalls which were the main attractions of the program. The program and the fasting ended with hearts of devotees drenched in love for Lord Chaitanya.

IYF Camp to Haridwar

20 Mar 2018, Posted by VANI Group in IYF Yatra

30 devotees from ISKCON Punjabi Bagh and Dwarka, attended a 2 day workshop, on 17th-18th March, at Haridwar. The workshop titled ‘3C- striving for spiritual freedom’ which focused on Condition, Conditioning & Cut Throat Competition.

The trip was not only inspirational but also entertaining with sessions of discourses, sankirtan, Ganga bathing, group interactions, Ganga Aarti and sumptuous Prasad. The devotees after the trip were indeed in high spirits and consciousness after this wonderful trip.

Congregation camp to Vrindavan

20 Mar 2018, Posted by VANI Group in Uncategorized

Keeping up to its mission of preaching, ISKCON Punjabi Bagh once again planned a day’s trip to Vrindavan Dham. The group of 80 devotees was led by HG Namprem Prabhu. The group visited Sri Sri Krishna Balram temple and along with it also visited 7 Goswami temples and ISKCON Goshala.

The group paraded in the narrow lanes of the Holy Dham with their Sankirtan, with each and everyone in dham consciousness. Lecture on the lives of Goswamis, made this short trip truly enlivening.

IYF 6 Day Session

21 Feb 2018, Posted by VANI Group in IYF

ISKCON Youth Forum, organized a 6 day session for the youth, which started on 4th February and will be conducted every Sunday from 3-5 pm, at Srila Prabhupada Bhavan. The topic of the session is ‘Discover Yourself”, aims to redirect the audience with their real self and know the actual purpose of life. The large number of youth enrolled proved that it’s surely well received.

Video Launch: How to Tackle Exam Pressure

21 Feb 2018, Posted by VANI Group in Festivals

Team VANI (voice and news of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh), forayed into the ever captivating world of motivational videos, by launching their debut project on 18th February 2018. The video led by HG Rukmani Krishna prabhu has been successfully launched on the official social media handles of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh. The video aims to ease out the pressure of exams amongst students and Prabhuji has given some of the most important spiritual and practical tips for the same.

The video has already accumulated many likes and subscribers. https://youtu.be/WZ11FO8yU_A

Srila Bhakti Sidhanta Saraswati Maharaj Appearance Day

The Divine Appearance Day of Srila Bhakti Sidhanta Saraswati Thakur was celebrated at ISKCON Punjabi Bagh on 5th February 2018. The enthusiasm of the devotees was seen as many many turned upduring Mangal Arti and attended the glorification ceremony. The ceremony started with Vaishnav Bhajans followed by Bhoga, Arti n Pushpanjali. The devotees paid humble obeisances to the great Acarya of Gaudiya Sampradaya and broke their fast in afternoon.

Performances by Hare Krishna school Kids

27 Jan 2018, Posted by VANI Group in Hare Krishna School

150 kids of Hare Krishna Sunday school came together to present the sacred devotional teachings to the audience of 1000 people assembled for the New Year celebrations on 31Dec. They recited verses of Brahma Samhita, presented a Dance on Dasavatar, a MIME, Drama on Narration of Srimad Bhagavat Gita and a dance performance on a bhajan. We believe that being connected to the traditional culture through arts, dramas, music & dance contributes significantly in the overall development of the child.

Die before you Die

27 Jan 2018, Posted by VANI Group in Life

A seminar was taken by HG Sukhavaha Devi Dasi (ACBSP) for temple residents on 9th Jan, 2018. “Only when we are prepared to die can we live fully in the moment.” The audience was encouraged to take a pause and reflect on the various questions like What does a person leave behind? What scares us? Which relationships are incomplete? Etc.

During her weeklong stay HG Sukhavaha Devi Dasi conducted various seminars for the community. She is author of book “ Revealing you heart: Practice of Compassion” and has her website: www.aheartconnection.com