Hindu Catholic Relations Promoted
Washington, DC: ISKCON representatives took part in a series of events hosted by Catholic organizations in Washington, D.C. from May 19-24 celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Vatican II.
“As a global religious community ISKCON interacts with Catholic leaders and congregations in dozens of countries,” said AnuttamaDasa, ISKCON’s Minister of Communications. “It is due to Vatican II that in most areas of the world, Catholic leaders are open to friendship with ISKCON members, and value the contributions we make.”
“GK for PK!”— Response to the Bollywood Movie
GK for PK! responds to the issues raised in PK by drawing on logic, humor, scripture, science and common sense. The GK in the title stands for three things: General Knowledge, God Knowledge and Gita Knowledge. Concise and penetrating, the book’s twenty-five answers, along with a disarming introduction and a penetrating conclusion, illumine universal principles of living and loving that can help you see religion, God and life in a refreshingly new light.
50th Anniversary Celebrations
On June 2, the ISKCON 50 Global Office launched an International Briefing Pack to help centers around the world plan their local celebrations for the 50th Anniversary. The briefing pack, which can be downloaded from http://iskcon50.org/downloads/, provides a list of potential events and ideas so that local temples will find it easy to customize and plan what they wish to organize for their regions.
Ratha-yatra in Sri Lanka
ISKCON Batticaloa in eastern province of Sri Lanka celebrated its second annual RathaYatra on May 23, 2015. More than 2500 people participated in this grand event.
Caitanya-caritamrta Compact—Free E-book
CC Compact does not fully describe each episode of the Chaitanya- Charitamrita, since Srila Prabhupada’s translation does that perfectly. The key objectives of this book are as follows:
• To present an easyto- follow overview of Sri Caitanya’s life.
• To provide a roadmap and framework for anyone who desires to explore the Caitanya-caritamrta in greater detail.
If you wish to download the book, please visit:http://sutapamonk.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/cccompact- free-e-book.html