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Like every year, ISKCON youth Forum and ISKCON congregation organized special seminars on Journey of Self Discovery. The seminars were attended by more than 250 people, where they are taught the essence of happiness in life through the teachings of Bhagavad Gita As It Is.

The seminar presents the concepts of Bhagavad Gita in a contemporary scientific manner and strikes chords across all generations of people. Out of the attendants, people who intend to get a deeper understanding of Krishna Consciousness Philosophy and practices are enrolled in new bhakti vriksha groups to help them learn in the association of devotees.

One acre Park and a Tulasi Garden in the temple front was inaugurated and named as ‘Srila Prabhupada Udyaan’ by Sri Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma ( Hon’ble Member of Parliament), Sri Kailash Sankala (Hon’ble Chairman, West Zone SDMC) and Smt Sunita Kangra (Hon’ble Mayor, South Delhi Municipal Corporation ) in the presence of HG Brajendra Nandan Das (ISKCON India Communication Minister) , HG Rukmini Krishna Das (Temple Co-President), HG Murali Krishna Das (Temple Vice President) and other members of the community.

The 1 acre land which belongs to flood department of the government is currently being maintained by ISKCON Punjabi Bagh for facilitating and serving temple visitors. The waste land was transformed into a garden by devotees. Flower and fruits plants were planted for serving the deities. A big tulasi garden has also been developed in one section of the area.

A compost machine has also been installed earlier which converts all waste from deity department like flowers, garlands, etc into compost thus addressing waste management in an eco-friendly manner. A gym by MCD for the good health of neighborhood is planned in near future along with yagyashala and kutir for spiritual classes.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated World holy name by devoting the complete week to concerns of the society and concerns of devotees. Each day the sankirtan was dedicated to one concern. There were four Sankirtans which were organised, with one Mahasankirtan in Punjabi Bagh Temple. All Devotees were invited for a Japathon session to do 64 rounds. A seminar was organised for temple Bramcharis on Living Name by Temple President Rukmini Kr Prabhu on 19th September.

The first day was dedicated to protect environment, praying for good air to breathe, fresh water to drink. This Sankirtan started from Patel Nagar in Delhi

The second day of the sankirtan was for the peace and happiness of the devotees, for them to grow spiritually towards KRSNA consciousness movement.

The third day was dedicated towards the ISKCON family praying that each one grows in their japa. This was initiated by 64 rounds of Japa by the devotees.

Fourth Day was dedicated for mother cow praying for protection of mother cow.

The fifth day was dedicated for universal brotherhood. Praying for peace in the society.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh congregation organized special vyuha programmes for all bhakti vriksha groups of Punjabi Bagh congregation. The agenda was to celebrate and express gratitude to devotees who had enthusiastically served on Janamashtami and to encourage everyone to participate in upcoming World Holy Name festival.

The World Holy Name week is a special vote of gratitude to Srila Prabhupada who tirelessly distributed the holy name to all parts of the world and provided real solution to all problems of the world through chanting of the Holy Names.

Congregation of ISKCON Punjabi Bagh organized Hare Krishna Utsav in many different areas of Delhi. The festival aims to introduce Krishna Consciousness to neighboring people of the areas by education, devotion and culture. The program starts with Hare Krishna kirtan involving people to immerse in the transcendental sound vibrations, followed by a discourse on the importance of bhaktiyoga.

The people took keen interest in the program and asked interesting questions. The program was culminated with prasadam for everyone. These programmes are planned to be held on a monthly basis in all these areas.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh celebrated the most glorious festival of Radhashtami on 3rd Sep. Srimati Radharani, who is the pleasure potency of the lord is the top-most devotee of Krishna and is the source of all consorts and all goddesses of fortune. On this auspicious occasion, the deities are adorned with a new dress and special make-up.

The altar was decorated with vibrant, colorful flowers which spread their fragrance everywhere. It felt the complete surrounding was just wanted to serve the lotus feet of Srimati Radharani. Devotees performed kirtan and glorified Srimati Radharani by singing wonderful songs composed by Vaishnava Acharyas. Thousands of devotees visited the temple to witness the celebrations.

The Deities of Sri Radha Radhikaraman were bathed with milk, curd, ghee, honey and jaggery water, followed by juices from varieties of fruits like muskmelon, apple, watermelon, pineapple, pomegranate, orange, sweet lime, papaya, grapes etc. The celebrations concluded with grand prasadam for all devotees in Punjabi Bagh Club.

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh organized a Back to Godhead marathon on the occassion on 75th anniversary of Srila Prabhupada staring the magazine in 1944. It was started single handedly by Srila Prabhupada in 1944 and by his divine mercy it is still going on wonderfully throughout the whole world and changing the life of many people.Srila Prabhupada used to say that BTG is the backbone of our society. Devotees enthusiastically participated in distributing Prabhupada’s mercy to everyone.

Krishna Book Contest on Janamashtami

27 Aug 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Krishna Book Contest

ISKCON Punjabi Bagh organized an online contest from Krishna book on the occassion of Janamashtami. The prime objective was to motivate people to read Krishna’s wonderful pastimes with full absorption. The contest was based on first 24 chapters of Krishna book and saw participation from devotees around the world. Overall, it was a great success and each participant was a winner for remembering the Krishna leela, while first 24 winners were also given attractive prizes.

GITA classes : “ A calling from within”

27 Aug 2019, Posted by VANI Group in Bhagavad Gita

A devotee from ISKCON Punjabi Bagh got inspired to serve KRSNA relentlessly by bringing her friends and family closer to the Supreme Lord. An initiative started by Shyama Aggarwal to bring devotees and non devotees together for GITA classes. She started these classes every Sunday morning and has witnessed increasing participation and interest from people which has been really motivating