Padayatra Week (June 2-8)
is a walking kirtan festival. Groups chanting Krsna's names will honor Srila Prabhupada by visiting all the neighborhoods around their local cities and temples. Temples will organize this event to be held for the entire week just prior to World Holy Name Day. Everyone is welcome to join the party for an hour, a day or the whole week.
World Holy Name Day (June 9)
is one of the Centennial special events. Srila Prabhupada is the acharya who brought the Holy Name of Krsna to the Western World. Everyone can take the opportunity to celebrate the Centennial by chanting the Holy Name together. Temples are planning large Hari Nama parties, 24 hour kirtans, and inter-faith events according to their capacity.
For further information send mail to:Bhakti-Tirtha Swami
Maha Vyasa Puja Day (September 6)
The anniversary of Srila Prabhupada's appearance. Celebrations in every temple will include the most unique opportunity for everyone to participate in bathing the murti of Srila Prabhupada with waters of 1008 holy rivers and lakes from all parts of India. Special celebrations in Calcutta.
Feed the World Day (November 23)
is an incredibly special event. Just picture hundreds of thousands of people receiving prasadam(food sanctified by the mercy of Krsna) around the world in honor of Srila Prabhupada. Temples will be delivering prasadam to dignitaries, Food for Life programs for the needy and homeless, and people everywhere. Massive prasadam distribution programs to be held in cities like Durban(South Africa) and Calcutta. It is easy to join in without leaving your home town. Just invite friends over for a big feast of prasadam or take some cookies to your neighbors. Remember everyone should have the opportunity to taste prasadam at least once in their lifetime! Distributing of prasadam.
For further information send mail to:Food For Life Coordinator
Book Distribution Marathon (December)
Widespread Public Distribution of Vedic literature written by Prabhupada.
For further information on literature by Prabhupada - Go to Home Page of North American BBT
For European or other inquiries - Go to Home Page of North European BBT