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A day in the service of nature (17 Nov)

21 Nov 2019, Posted by VANI Group in NGO

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh, in collaboration with an NGO “Ek Kaam Desh Ke Naam” organized a tree plantation drive in Srila Prabhupada Garden in front of the temple. The program was attended by several dignatories including senior BJP leader Shri Rajeev Babbar and MCD mayor Smt. Sunita Kangra.

The devotees enthusiastically took part in the drive, in order to create a better living envirnonment for current and future generations. Over 50 trees were planted and the event helped create awareness about conserving the environment, which is an energy of the lord and the event was a great success.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh devotees were delighted to have HG Gauranga prabhu for a special session on “6 reasons for the downfall of Indians and how ISKCON is helping to revive the glory”. Hundreds of devotees gathered to hear the nectarian discourse by Gauranga prabhu and were enriched by his presence.

Gauranga prabhu explained how gradually Indian culture has been waning due to influence of external as well as internal forces. Further, he glorified the role played by Srila Prabhupada in trying to revive the rich Indian culture and inspired everyone to take up the practice of spirituality seriously, which is at the core of Indian culture from time immemorial. The program concluded with a special feast prasadam for everyone

Vartalaap – A Journey of Inspiration (16 Nov)

19 Nov 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Vartalaap

The month of Kartik was a watershed month for the media team at ISKCON Punjabi Bagh (VANI). Kartik brought with it an inspiration for the team to take up a new initiative – Vartalaap. Vartalaap is series of one on one interviews with devotees visiting and residing at the temple. These interviews are an attempt to dive deeper into the lives of exalted personalities and know more about their personal spiritual space, to drive inspiration from them in our lives.

The first episode went on air on 16th Nov and received overwhelming response from temple congregation as well as other ISKCON devotees. Vartalaap episodes can be followed on ISKCON Punjabi Bagh’s Jigyaasa channel on YouTube as well as other social media platforms of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh, including Facebook and Whatsapp

Value Education Olympiad Results (15 Nov)

19 Nov 2019, Posted by VANI Group in School

Value Education helps in promoting Social and Natural Integration. Further, it awakens curiosity, development of proper interests, attitudes, values and capacity to think and judge about oneself. The students might face more complicated decision-making situations about issues involving values.

They should be helped in developing the ability to make proper choices in such situations through value education. ISKCON Punjabi Bagh touched 6000 lives and 22 schools. A kit was distributed to each student which had one Gita , one booklet and a kids wear sponsored voucher. There were 2 levels of test, basis the age groups and students who topped were given 1st prize as laptop, 2nd bicycle and 3rd as Amazon Kindle.

Is Ethics in professional life an Oxymoron? (3 Nov)

19 Nov 2019, Posted by VANI Group in School

Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology Murthal conducted an AICTE Sponsored Short Term Training Programme on “Moral Values and Ethics in Professional Education (MVEPE)” for the faculty of Engineering / Technical Colleges / Universities/ Polytechnics.

The objective of this programme was to orient teachers to get empowered in adapting to challenges of the current era where the IT and social media has been influencing heavily on the mindset of students. Dr Suruchi Mittar from ISKCON Punjabi Bagh conducted this session for faculty and received an overwhelming response from the participants

Prabhupada Disappearance Day (31 Oct 2019)

01 Nov 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Srila Prabhupada

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the divine disappearance day of Srila Prabhupada, in a spirit of deep remembrance, gratitude and devotion in the feet of Srila Prabhupada. It is a day when we should all remember the hardships that Srila Prabhupada went through alone to gift us this beautiful society ISKCON, where we can all purify our existence and achieve the perfection of life.

It is also a day when we should all resolve to give our best in the service of Srila prabhupada’s mission. There was glorification of Srila Prabhupada by various devotees, pushpanjali and vaishnav bhajans. The program concluded with Prasadam for all devotees.

Govardhan Puja (29 Oct 2019)

30 Oct 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Goverdhan Puja

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the special festival of Govardhan Puja with great enthusiasm. The program included Go Puja, worship of Lord Krishna in the form of Govardhan and circumambulation of the annkuta hill formed by hundreds of bhoga offerings prepared by devotees.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the festival of Deepawali on 2 days this year – 27th and 28th Oct. It is considered a very auspicious day as both Lord Rama and Lord Krishna performed beautiful pastimes with their devotees this day. Thousands of devotees visited the temple and invited lord into their hearts through prayers and offering lamp for the pleasure of the lord.

Like every year, the temple also organized a special palki yatra of Sri Sri Gaura Nitai in the streets of Punjabi Bagh, where many of the residents offered aarti and worshiped the lord, accompanied by an ecstatic kirtan.

The first day of Kartik – Sharad Purnima

23 Oct 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Kartik 2019

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the month of Kartik with great joy and spirit of devotion. The month started with special festival of Sharad Purnima, with more than 500 devotees attending the mangal aarti. There was special kheer kept in moonlight on Sharad Purnima day, which was distributed among devotees the next day. During the month of kartik, hundreds of devotees visit the temple, especially in the evenings to offer lamps to the lord and Tulsi devi. As kartik is considered to be the most auspicious month for all kinds of spiritual activities, ISKCON Punjabi Bagh has introduced special Donations offers for the pleasure of the lord, for all interested devotees.