ISKCON BRINGS RELIEG TO ORISSA FLOOD VICTIMS Witnessing the grim situation in Orissa after the floods, members of ISKCON distributed more than 10,000 prasada plates in villages of Puri and Kendrapada areas.
THE NEW ISKCON TEMPLE in Penang, Malaysia, will be shaped like an octagon , with three domes housing Deities of Radha Krsna and Gaura-Nitai. Completion is expected by 2012.
FOR THE MONTH OF DAMODARA, devotees in Malaysia went door to door to like an octagon , with three domes housing Deities of Radha Krsna and Gaura-Nitai. Completion is expected by 2012.spread the glories of their Lord. They carried with them small ghee lamps and figurines of baby Damodara and Yasoda. The visit included a short harinama and talk, and offerin g of lamp to the Lord.
SWAMI DELIVERS ECO MESSAGE TO NEW ORLEANS UNIVERSITY Bhakti Raghava Swami, a senior ISKCON leader and a proponent of spiritual eco-living, spoke to a meeting of the Bhakti Yoga Club at Tulane University, New Orleans, this month. The club aims to raise an awareness of Vedic spirituality, vegetar ian ism, and eco-friendly Iiving.
ISKCON AT POLISH WOODSTOCK This year's Woodstock in Poland was billed as Europe's largest open-air music event with more than 300,000 young people. Under the leadership of Indradyumna Swami, ISKCON had a large presence. The Indian Ambassador to Pol and , His Excellency Chandra Mohan Bha ndari , spent the entire three days of Woodstock participating in ISKCON's Village of Peace. That evening the Ratha-yatra parade was featured on Poland's main television news channel.
By Madhava Smullen, Gopinatha Dasa, Radha Mohan Dasa