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Sankirtan Padayatra in Bangladesh

posted Oct 12, 2009, 12:55 AM by ISKCONBD Dhaka   [ updated Oct 13, 2009, 2:57 AM ]
To celebrate the auspicious occasion of Lord Chaitanya's 500th anniversary of Sannyasa, ISKCON Bangladesh invites devotees from all over the world to participate in Bangladesh Sankirtan Padayatra. ISKCON Bangladesh will conduct the Sankirtan Padayatra from 25th of October 2009 till 18th January 2010. ISKCON Bangladesh Co GBC H. H. Prabhavisnu Swami will inaugurate the Sankirtan Padayatra and participants will include other ISKCON GBCs and sannyasis such as, H.H. Jayapataka Swami, H.H. Bhakti Charu Swami, H.H. Subhag Swami, H.H. Lokanath Swami, H.H. Bhakti Purusattama Swami, H.H. Gauranga Prem Swami and H.H. Bhakti Siddhanta Swami. Local organizers are arranging varieties of programs for inclusion in the Bangladesh Sankirtan Padayatra. Street hari namas processions, cultural programs with Bengali Vaisnava stage drama, lectures, discussions and video presentations will all be included. Free prasadam distribution will be arranged throughout the entire program for all devotees and visitors to honour. In addition to all this, world famous Bengali kirtan and bhajan singers will abundantly showers a constant downpour of nectar, throughout the Padayatra, which will be tasted by all participants. Many significant Vaisnava thirtas of Bangladesh will be visited along the Sankirtan Padayatra such as, the birth place of Sri Jaganatha Misra & Saci Devi , Sri Pundarik Vidyanidhi Dhama, Sri Rupa & Sanatana Smrti Thirtha (the birth place of Sri Rupa & Sanatana Goswamis) and the birth place of Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura etc. To conclude the Bangladesh Sankirtan Padayatra on the 15th of January, a huge harinama procession with 500 mdangas, will resound throughout the streets of Dhaka, the capital City of Bangladesh, wherein Vaisnavas from around the world will embrace their Bengali brothers and together loudly proclaim the names "Jaya Sacinandana Gaura Hari!". ISKCON Bangladesh enthusiastically invites you to come and inundate the holy land of Bangladesh with the special mercy of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu which will flow abundantly during this special 500th anniversary festival. ISKCON Bangladesh promises you an experience you will never forget! Hare Krishna.
For further information contact Jagatguru Gauranga ISKCON Bangladesh Co-Secretary <Jagatguru.Gauranga.JPS@pamho.net>