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Premanjana Das from ISKCON Punjabi Bagh participated in a session organized in for a group of doctors and Medical officers at ESI Hospital, Punjabi Bagh on the topic of ‘Spirituality and Psychiatry’. For the spirituality part, Premanjana prabhu spoke on COMMUNICATIONS AND HEALTH CARE. The entire event was organized by Dr Rakesh Jangid (Head of Department- Psychiatry).

The participants were also introduced to the Japa meditation on Hare Krishna Mahamantra. If doctors who witness so many deaths become aware of the process of transmigration of soul, they can render best service to dying patients by chanting Hare Krishna Mahamantra at the most critical time.

The crowd was inquisitive, as well as objective and rational in analyzing the subject matter and the session received much appreciation from the authorities

Vartalaap – The Journey of Inspiration Dec 2019

17 Dec 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Vartalaap

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh released 2 new episodes of the unique talk show Vartalaap on its new Jigyasa youtube channel and across other social media platforms. This month’s episodes were very special, with special guests – HG Pankajanghri Prabhu and HG Gauranga Prabhu.

The devotee community are feeling extremely nourished and enriched by the experiences being shared by the leaders on this show and are feeling really inspired to further improve their personal practices and services. The next month will have 2 new episodes with esteemed devotees – HH Sachinandan Swami Maharaja and HG Amogha Lila Prabhu.

Sports Day for Teenage forum 8th Dec 2019

17 Dec 2019, Posted by VANI Group in IYF

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh organised a sports event for Teenagers forum on 8th Dec. The program began with Aerobic dance on madhavas tracks. This was followed by an engaging and creative activity, with devotees making an organ out of waste (making one sense organ) using stones and leaves. After the activity, there was a small discussion about the usage of that organ and its role in spirituality.

The event also comprised of fun-filled games – lemon spoon race, leg tie race, kho kho, calling out krsna names etc. and the participants thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The program concluded with ekadashi prasadam for everyone.

Devotees of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh participated in a mammoth Gita Yagya which marks the anniversary of this most historical conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Over 500 devotees recited the entire Bhagavad Gita and offered fire sacrifices with every sloka.

The event was made more special by the divine presence of HH Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaja, HH Sachinandan Swami Maharaja and HH Bhakti Madhurya Govind Swami Maharaja and other Prabhupada disciples. The Yagya was followed by gratitude to various sponsors and contributors who help temple during Marathon each year.

This was followed by Prize Distribution of the Value Education Olympiad organized by ISKCON Punjabi Bagh, with participation from more than 6,000 students of 22 schools in Delhi. The Top 10 winners of the Olympiad were felicitated and handed over attractive prizes (Laptops, Bicycles and Kindles). The students also shared their experiences while preparing for the Olympiad and their parents were happy that their children could learn important values of life through this initiative.

The devotee community of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh was fortunate and elated in hosting HH Sachinandan Swami Maharaja for a special kirtan and discourse. The two-day visit was packed with thought provoking wisdom and heart touching kirtan by Maharaja. Maharaja’s lecture on the evening of 6th December focused on the urgency of Bhakti in the fleeting timespan of life.

Maharaja, who is known to be a “japa scientist” within the community of devotees shared his experiences and realizations in respect of holynames as well as Srila Prabhupada and also stressed the importance of book distribution. The session left devotees highly nourished, happy and enthusiastic to for devotional service.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh organized a special discourse by HG Gauranga Darshan prabhu, Dean of Bhaktivedanta Vidyapeeth at Govardhan Ecovillage.

Gauranga Darshan pr, who is known for his deep philosophical understanding and easy to understand presentation discussed the importance of propogation as a tool to preserve. The devotees really felt enriched with the enlightening and encouraging wisdom shared by Gauranga Darshan prabhu.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh devotees are excited and upbeat for another year of the greatest event – The Bhagavad Gita Marathon. Book Distribution is the service that pleases Srila Prabhupada more than any other service as it is coming from a direct instruction of his spiritual master HDG Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada. Book Distribution is a chance for all ISKCON devotees to express their compassion to the suffering world by giving them hope in the form of Srila Prabhupada books which can free them from all miseries of material world.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh community has set a target to distribute 2.5 lac Bhagavad Gitas this month by the blessings of Srila Prabhupada and motivation of his book distribution pillar HH Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaj. Maharaj personally visited the temple on 17th Dec to motivate the devotees to enthusiastically take up this service thos month. There are several book distribution teams from the temple including temple sankirtan team of 12 devotees who are traveling to different cities like Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Hisar etc. and have distributed more than 15,000 books.

The devotees of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the appearance day of HH Bhakti Madhurya Govind Swami Maharaja on 4th Dec. The evening program consisted of ecstatic Vaishnav Bhajans, maharaj welcome and lamp lighting, pushpanjali and cake cutting.

The highlight of the program was devotees sharing their personal experiences and realizations with Maharaj. Maharaj has been most merciful to Punjabi Bagh devotees and has been staying in the temple for last 15 years, giving his valuable feedbacks and viewpoints on every temple activity. The program concluded with special feast for all devotees.

Be a Giver this Marathon 1st Dec 2019

17 Dec 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Gita Marathon

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh organized an inspiring piece of art – An exhibition displaying the significance of this dearmost service of Srila Prabhupada – Book Distribution. The exhibition intended to inspire devotees and visitors to participate in this annual event and be a real ‘Giver’ by distributing this supreme knowledge to connect them to Krishna.

The exhibition displayed the mood of Srila Prabhupada, HH Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaj, and also the experiences from devotees who enthusiastically do this service year after year. The exhibition also displayed a beautiful exclusive copy of Bhagavad Gita, which was appreciated by one and all.