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HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj at ISKCON NVCC Pune

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DSC_0239 DSC_0246 DSC_0248 DSC_0253HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj was born in Canada and holds a BA in Oriental fine arts history from the University of British Colombia. He joined the Hare Krishna movement in India in 1970. Initiated in 1971 by Srila Prabhupada, he took sannyasa vows in 1984. Bhanu Swami was personally instructed in the art of Deity worship by Srila Prabhupada, and within ISKCON he has become an authority on the topic.
HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj has been a GBC member since 2003. His zonal assignments cover South India, and he is co-GBC for Japan. His history in management is as a regional secretary for South India since 1986. His GBC committee responsibilities include past chairmanship and, currently, participation in the Parallel Lines of Authority Committee for the Strategic Planning Initiative.
A scholar in Sanskrit and Bengali, Bhanu Swami has translated fifteen significant works of the Gaudiya Vaishnava canon, with six more titles in progress. Many of these works are commentaries from primary members of the Gaudiya sampradaya on the Bhagavad-gita, Sri-Isopanishad, and Srimad Bhagavatam. Thus, Bhanu Swami Maharaj’s contribution is a lasting one.
HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj’s depth of scholarship has enabled him to create presentations on topics like karma, reincarnation, yoga and Srimad Bhagavatam.

Hanumatpresaka Swami from California, USA .He took  initiation from Srila A.C.Bhakti vedanta Swami in 1974 and  vows of sanyas  in 1984.
In addition to his deep internal austerity, study and teaching in Bengali Vaisnava Vedanta, He served most of the time in San Francisco and later with His Sannyasa Guru, Bhakti-svarupa Damodara Swami, as associate director with the Bhakti-vedanta Institute.
And Ranganiketan Manipur Cultural Arts Troupe, an international cultural tour with artists and musicians from the remote Himalayan kingdom of Manipur. This troupe organized two World Congresses for the Synthesis of Science & Religion
Now he is a Visiting Professor with Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru and also General Secretary for NIOS (North American Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies)

Ankush Chaudhari Visits ISKCON NVCC Pune

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Ankush Chaudhari (Marathi: अंकुश चौधरी) is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, producer and theatre personality. He is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of the Marathi cinema . visited ISKCON’s Sri Sri Radha Vrindavanchandra temple and took darshan of Their Lordships, also he visited Sri Balaji temple of ISKCON. He had a soulful talk with temple vice president Bala Govinda Das & Shweta Dwipa Das. Here he also had a discussion about “Lifestyle Management based on 6 principles of Srimad Bhagvad Gita” with  Bala Govinda Das. Mr Vivek Lokhande (look designer, V98Hair & make up Studios) arranged his visit to ISKCON temple.  He thanked ISKCON cultural team for this wonderful visit and experience


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Madhav Prabhu Visits Iskcon Pune

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On 12th of Feb 2017, HG Madhava Prabhu Graced the devotes of ISKCON Pune and served their lordship Shri Shri RadhaVrindavan Chandra with his mesmerizing kirtans.
On the morning of 12th feb HG Madhava Pr, arrived in the morning at 9:00, and was welcomed by ISKCON NVCC’s very own army of kid kirtaneers. ISKCON Pune’s kids are known for their wonderful kirtans.
After which Madhava proceeded for darshan of Their Lordships and Balaji Bhagavan.
After that they had some rest followed by sumptuous lunch.
The kirtan started at 4:45 Pm and continued till 7:00 PM, every single assembled devotee was enchanted by the divine kirtan by Madhava Prabhu, HG Vrindavan Kirtan Pr was on mridangam.
The organizing team of the event was of 9 Devotees, where the overall management was seen by HG Dayasindhu Pr, the prasadam arrangement was seen by HG Murali Govind Pr & Damodar Krishna Pr. The hospitality and transport was seen by Bh.Akshay, Bh.Abhijeet & Bh Rakesh. The pre event management was seen by HG Sri RoopCharan Pr. The sound system and security was seen by Bh. Hemant pr. The overall Execution was seen by Bh. GaurHari Pr. And the total management was seen by HG Dayasindhu Das.
For any queries regarding this or any further events you may contact also for offering your help and support please contact.

HG Dayasindhu Das – +91 9552790595
HG Murali Govind Das – +91 9075749037

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HG Radheshyam Prabhu the Book Marathon topper

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We are very happy to inform you that this year HG Radheshyam Prabhu, the temple president of ISKCON Pune, stood 1st Rank in the world in the distribution of full sets of Srimad Bhagavatam and Chaitanya Charitamrita.

He distributed 150 full sets in cities like Pune, Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Adilabad. He also visited the homes of most devotees and personally installed the Srimad Bhagavatam sets there.

Also, by his inspiration ISKCON Pune stood 3rd Rank in World by distributing more than 1, 58,000 Bhagavad-gitas

HH Bhakti Rasamrita Swami Maharaj’s Pune Visit

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ISKCON Pune is immensely glad to announce the schedule of upcoming Pune visit of His Holiness Bhakti Rasamrita Swami Maharaj. Maharaj is visiting Pune from 7th to 9th Feb. He is adored by devotees all over the world for his eloquent, lucid and succinct discourses which convey the deepest philosophical truth with a praiseworthy ease of understanding and at the same time captivate the audiences with enchanting descriptions of Lord’s pastimes.

Maharaj accepted renounced order of life on the auspicious day of Rama Navami, 24th March, 2010; before which he was renowned by the name Devamrita Prabhu. He has served as temple president in Mumbai, Belgaum and Vrindavan. In his more than 23 years of dedicated devotional life in ISKCON, he has preached in many countries of America, Europe and USSR, and continues to do so. He is overseeing the development of a “self- sufficient vedic eco village” (Gokul Dham) in 450 acres of land near Belgaum.

Commemorating the hundredth birth anniversary of Srila Prabhupada in the year 1996, he travelled widely and conducted National level theistic debate competitions in various colleges and Universities across India and Nepal, covering 250 cities and over 5000 colleges.

We extend you a warm welcome to take full advantage of his rare and uplifting holy association. The schedule of his visit is delineated in the picture attached herein.

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Naad Rang – A unique cultural program by Children

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Performing arts in its various forms, for the pleasure of their lordships has been a very important and integral part of ISKCON. In ISKCON Pune, Bhaktivedanta Kala Kshetra offers this platform under the guidance of Bal Govind Prabhu and team.

Lord Krishna is very pleased when His devotees offer their beautiful artistic offerings to Him and He shows his love for arts in forms like Rasaraj, Natavar, Murlidhar and so on. When lord Krishna appeared as his own devotee as Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, then also he established Hari Naam Sankirtan as the Yuga dharma and He used to relish sankirtan with his associates for long times. In the same way, many of the prominent Acharyas in Vaishnava Parampara have expressed their feelings in form of devotional songs that inspire millions of devotees now and forever.

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On Dec 14th 2014, a unique cultural program was organized at ISKCON NVCC at Pune for the pleasure of their lordships. This program named “Naad Rang” was special as all the artists performing in this program were children from the congregation of Sri Sri Radha Vrindavanchandra temple.

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During this 2 hour long program children of different age groups presented a number of performances on Indian classical, South Indian classical, Tabla, Kuchipudi dance, Bharatnatyam dances and a unique live painting.


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The names of the children artists are Riddhima, Vaishnavi, Kush, Hrishikesh, Vishnu, Sara, Gopileela, Khushi, Priyavrat, Ashutosh, Gauranga, Nandrani, Bhakti, Anaya and Govinda.

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This program was a glimpse of how creative expression in the field of performing arts develops the child’s inner self and creative discipline also helps in developing child’s personality.

The program was graced by the auspicious presence of HG Jahanava Mataji, HG Rupa Goswami Prabhu, HG Bal Govind Prabhu and many other senior devotees. The program was coordinated by HG Jayanarsimha Prabhu and HG Yashoda Rani Mataji.

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Gita Dana Yajna

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Hare Krishna

Please accept our humble obeisances.

Dear devotees

This whole month we collect donation for sponsoring Bhagavad Gita partly and then we distribute Gita in subsidized price especially to the school students all over India.

On 28th December 2014, we are celebrating Gita Dana Yajna at ISKCON NVCC, Pune evening 5:00 P.M.

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By sponsoring Bhagavad Gita partly you can participate in this yajna.

Kindly contact 9552790595.

Your Servant

Dayasindhu Das

Devotional Classical evenings at ISKCON Pune

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Hare Krishna ,

Please accept my humble obeisances,

All glories to Srila Prabhupada,

All glories to Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga,

For the pleasure of all The Lordships and all the Vaishnavas. on behalf of the kirtan team of Cultural department and Bhaktivedanta Kala Kshetra of NVCC, we feel privileged to announce following few events.

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Place: ISKCON NVCC, Pune

Date: 31st December 2014

Time: 5:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.

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Place: ISKCON Camp, Pune

Date: 31st December 2014

Time: 5:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M.

For more details please contact:

Murli Govind das (9762032659).

Swar Sandhya

Like last year, this year too, we are holding a grand classical concert of Vaishnava Bhajans and Kirtans to welcome the new English year 2015 in Krsna Conscious way !!!

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Date: 1st January 2015, Thursday

Time: 5:00pm – 9:30pm

Venue: Sri Sri Radha Vrindavanchandra Temple hall, NVCC.

For more details please contact:

Sameer Krishna das (9604559639).

Details are as follows:

Singers: HG Manjiri Gopi DD, HG Priya Sundari DD, HG Param Shakti DD, HG Sharnya Radha DD, HG Parth Hari Das, HG Shankar Pandit Das, HG Sameer Krsna Das, Bh Nitin Mehendale, Bh Rohan J., Bh Keshu, Bh Palash and other artists

Vaishnava Dasavani

Few Vaishnava artists from Udupi are going to have a performance of Vaishnava Songs in Carnatic style of singing by Karnataka Sangha, Pune. These will be compositions of Shripada Madhvacharya and other saints like Purandara Dasa etc.

Date: 4 January 2015

Time: 5:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.

Venue: ISKCON NVCC, Pune

For more details please contact:

Rasamrita Sindhu das (8421184921).

Kindly be there with your family and friends to relish and absorb in glorification of the Lord in classical melodies.

Your Servant

Dayasindhu das

(9552790595)

Kirtal Mandali, Bhaktivedanta Kala Kshetra.