Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu 500 th year of Sannyasa Anniversary posters made by iskcondesiretree.com for the pleasure of devotees.
There are various types from web format to printable banners.
them and use it in your temple & make the celebration a great successes .
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WHNW South Africa 2009
Letters sent to South African Hindu Maha Sabha outlining the events for the week. This organization has 245 affiliates and we requested them to circulate this to all affiliates. The letter described the intention and all local as well as website contact details to enable people to participate in this event.
Bhakti Charu Swami spoke on Lotus FM, a national broadcaster in South Africa about WHNW on 6 September. This station boasts a listenership… Continue
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Meet The Mayapuris
By Tom Crenshaw, tom@RockOm.net
The MayapurisWho are the The Mayapuris? They are an eclectic group of talented musicians who share their love of the sacred culture of kirtan through their music.
Where do they come from? The question is better answered in their own words:
"Where do we come from? Is it an esoteric question? Externally we as the Mayapuris are the product of our upbringing. Vish has… Continue
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We had a very good Harinam on the 4th of September with about 100 devotees going out for 1 hour in the morning. We are getting about 50 devotees for chanting in the morning japa time. Many other have pledged more rounds to be chanted at home and we are tracking their chanting daily. We are trying to help them improve their chanting by personal counseling and group discussions. They are very much enthused to be part of the program. The congregation feels more committed to the… Continue
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Govardhana: Bhaktivedanta Ashram and Srimad-Bhagavatam Vidyapitham Join
During World Holy Name Week on Sunday 6th September, on the inspiration of
H.H. Gaura Naryana Maharaja from Bhaktivedanta Ashram, Srimad-Bhagavatam
Vidyapitham and Bhaktivedanta Ashram devotees, both at Govardhana,
Vrndavana, together had a Harinam Sankirtan Procession. The route of the
procession started from Bhaktivedanta Ashrama and circumambuted Manasi
Ganga. The route was… Continue
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We are from Connecticut ISKCON temple in East Hartford CT.
During the World Harinam Week, our congregation members chanted 918 Japa rounds.
That translates to 918 * 108 * 16 = 1,586,304 Harinams.
Thank you, Hare Krishna!
Pyari Mohan Das (ACBSP)
The Temple President
East Hartford CT
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World Holy Name Week in France started with 3 days of metro yoga in Paris ,
headed by Gadadhara Priya das. For those who don't know much about this new
form of sankirtana, metro-yoga consists of a small group of devotees
joyfully, and respecfully, chanting the maha-mantra right in the subway,
accompanied with a few musical instruments, the distribution of invitation
to "I love India" devotee concerts,and a super short speech or comment on
the issues and problems of… Continue
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There will be a nice broadcast coming from Almaty, Kazakhstan (Moscow +2)
on krishna.com/kirtan this weekend (Saturday and Monday). His Holiness BB
Govinda Maharaj, His Holiness Niranjana Swami, and His Holiness Sivaram
Swami will be there.
Your Das Ram Prasad
Vaishnavebhyo namo namah
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Please accept my most humble obeisances
All gloreis to Srila Prabhupada.
World Holy Name Week Reports from ISKCON, Pandarpur
2nd September 2009
On this first day of this most auspicious week of world Holy Name, All India
Padayatra is on the road again. With the collaboration with the Padayatra
team, the temple devotees ISKCON Pandharpur did a big Maha-Nagar Sankirtan
on the holy streets of Sri… Continue
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All gloreis to our dearmost gurumaharaj.
well here in toronto as you know a double decker bus was organised to do hari
naam along the streets of down town.
About 30 devotees were there up and down free book and dryfriut prasad was
distributed devotees even danced and made the people dance as the bus stopped
at few places.
Even as the bus was moving continously for more than 3 hrs people
from the streets at their home balcony ,small kids… Continue
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15 million for 55 devotees. Average of about 16 rounds
Took part 55 devotees, Total names 15 800 832
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Dear Maharajas and Prabhus,
Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
In honor of World Holy Name Week, ISKCON Pune had set a goal for their
Japathon: 1 Billion Names!
Every evening, in front of the temple a Japathon table was set up with
beads, pledge forms, and score cards. A devotee was there at the table to
encourage people to participate in the Japathon, teach them to chant, and
answer their… Continue
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Please accept my humble obeisances.
All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
By the causeless mercy and grace of Srila Prabhupada
and your kind blessings, in pune we have been able to celebrate WHNW in a very
Today is the 8th consecutive day for Harinam Sankirtan in the
prominent streets of pune. Everyday, we are going out at 5:30 PM and having
Harinam till 8:00PM under the leadership and guidance of HG… Continue
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Devotees here in Chennai enthusiastically participated in the World Holy
Name Week. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we held hari-nam in crowded areas
pulling a decorated vehicle carrying the murthy of Srila Prabhupada
and were inspired by the participation of the public, especially youth boys
who danced with us.
Congregation devotees undertook to chant extra rounds during the week.
Several schools were approached and requested to include the Hare… Continue
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24-hour kirtan festival held at Sri Sri Radha Golokananda Mandir, Phoenix
Mauritius under the auspices of the World Holy Name Week. The festival was
held from Saturday 5th September 19 00 to Sunday 6th September 19 00. Please
find below a report the same.
The festivities actually started at 17 00 on Saturday with an adivas
ceremony. I had read, in a recent edition of Sri Krsna Kathamrta Bindu (sent
every ekadashi by HG Madhavananda Prabhu), a poetic… Continue
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Every day around 15 devotees have been going around the suburbs of Auckland
Harinama Starting around 9.30 am and returning to the temple around 8 pm
chant in up to 9 different shopping areas. The response as always is
The devotees, many from the working congregation, have never experienced
blissful and purifying programme. The people are amazed seeing the devotees
everywhere. Some think that our numbers have suddenly swelled.… Continue
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Svasti Jugmohan reports that
World Harinama Week was a huge success in Cape Town! There were celebrations
the whole week. One of the highlights was the ecstatic harinama along Camp's
bay last Friday, comprising 30 devotees (big for the Cape Town yatra) and a few
members of the public. One of the pubs invited the devotees inside, and we had
a massive kirtan between the bar and tables! It was much appreciated by the
people and staff there! I had forgotten how much… Continue
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Laguna Beach pulls in 75 devotees for the 50-man Harinam and 25 million Holy Names for the Japathon.
Yavatmal: 12-15 devotees walked from Sri Dutta Mandir to Sri Sri Vitthal Rukmai mandir about 1.5 kms, performing Nagar Sankirtan with devotees from Kaundanyapur. The path consisted of market places and residential places. The sankirtan started at 8 am and carried on till 10.30 am. The public gave a very good response to the sankirtan. All the way bundi prasad was… Continue
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Please accep my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
With reference to the World Holy Name Week 2009, a nagar sankirtan was
celebrated at Yavatmal (70 kms from Kaudanyapur dham).
H G Akrura Prabhu and H G Lokmanya Prabhu had come from Kaundanyapur with
devotees. They along with Yavatmal devotees have celebrated the
by nagar sankirtan.
About 12-15 devotees walked from… Continue
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