Fiji in BTG


His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada has sent his disciples to the FijiIslands in the Pacific Ocean, north of New Zealand, to spread the chanting of the holy names, Hare Krsna. Srila Prabhupada has stated, “Lord Caitanya declared that the chanting of the holy name would be heard in every town and village. Lord Caitanya is an incarnation of Krsna; that is, He is God Himself. Therefore His prediction will take place. But if you help to make it come about, then you can take credit for it, otherwise someone else will do it.”

We have recently received a letter from Upendra dasa Adhikari, the young disciple of His Divine Grace who is leading the sankirtana movement on Suva, the main island of the Fijis. He writes: “The young children flock to the sound of the holy name and shout with clarity and

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Back to Godhead July/August 2010
By Bhaktimarga Swami

While no match for his three trans-Canada hikes, a Hare Krishna sannyasi’s six-day Fiji trek was still a success in delivering Sri Chaitanya’s mercy.In my opinion, walking is the best mode of transportation even when we live in the age of automation. Srila Prabhupada used to walk every day. For thousands of years sannyasis, renounced men of India, have walked.

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Every Town and Village, Volume-21 Number-05, 1986

Suva, Fiji The Right Honorable Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, prime minister of Fiji, and several government ministers recently met with one of ISKCON’s present spiritual masters, Srila Tamal Krishna Goswami Gurudeva, at the home of Khur Ram Latchan, a member of Parliament. Mr. Latchan hosted a special evening reception at his home in Wainibokasi, to which he had invited government leaders to welcome Srila Gurudeva.

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