The event was organized by Braja Govinda Das, a Sydney-based disciple of Tamal Krishna Goswami, who wanted to give Fijian devotees the kind of international kirtan experience they hadn’t had before.
This November, 2017 the TOVP Tour bringing Lord Nityananda Prabhu's Padukas (Divine Shoes) and Lord Nrsimhadeva's Sitari (Sacred Helmet) from Sridhama Mayapur will be setting foot in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
Kalasamvara Das, temple president of ISKCON Auckland, has always been one of those devotees who is having so much fun in Krishna consciousness that it’s infectious. But even by his standards, he’s positively buzzing when we chat to him at the airport on his way back from the Festival of Fiji.
Four to five hundred devotees, including over sixty from around the world, enjoyed the perfect rejuvenating Krishna conscious holiday from June 14th to 22nd at the Festival of Fiji, as they experienced the best kirtan, prasadam and spiritual association in a tropical paradise.
Many relief organizations are currently out in the field providing relief supplies to the flood affected people in the western division as many people need asisstance.
Devotee and divisional health inspector Rakesh Kumar said the donation marked their respect for Lord Krishna and their love for the people all over the world. "We don't believe in racism and discrimination but we strongly believe in sharing and loving one another', he added.
Her passion to help the poor and needy while spreading the word of God has motivated Dr. Dasi Gurumarna Devi to build an ashram and a temple in Sigatoka.
Living with the teachings of the Hare Krishna movement, Dr. Dasi has been working with the poor trying to give them a better standard of living.
Dr. Dasi joined the Hare Krishna society 15 years ago while she was still studying to become a doctor at the Fiji School of Medicine and has never looked back since.
A HINDU priest was yesterday jailed for two years after being found guilty of receiving stolen property by the Lautoka court. Navin Kant, a priest at the Hare Krishna Temple in Lautoka, was initially charged with five counts of receiving stolen property.