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New Rukmini Dwarakadish Temple Opens in Mauritius 2009

H.H.Vedavyasapriya Swami at - New Rukmini Dwarakadish Temple Opening, Triolet, Mauritius.

ISKCON devotees from around the world gathered at the newly constructed Sri Sri Rukmini Dwarakadish Temple in Triolet, on the island of Mauritius, for its grand opening in late November 2009. Read more in the full article.

New Rukmini Dwarakadish Temple Opening ARTICLE:
Mauritius Temple Opening, ISKCON News Staff (


Hindu Mandir Executives Conference 2009

H.H.Vedavyasapriya Swami at - Hindu Mandir Executives Conference, Baltimore.

Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America arranged 3 days conference in Holiday Inn, Baltimore,Maryland on September 11, 12 &13th. H.G.Akruanath das from San Jose, California (Disciple of HDG.Srila Prabhupada) represented on behalf of ISKCON. Read more in the full article.

Hindu Mandir Executives Conference ARTICLE:
Hindu Mandir Executives Conference, Mahojvala Devi Dasi


World Holy Name Week Report - Delhi India 2009

ISKCON devotees in Delhi, India

Jayananda Prabhu from Vrindavan happened to attend the Harinam and said "The Harinam was very nicely organised and started with about 300 devotees and built to several thousand maybe 20000". Read more in the Harinam Sankirtan Report from 5th September 2009 about the glorious Harinam performed in Delhi.

Harinam Sankirtan ARTICLE:


Baltimore Boat Festival Ceremony 2009

HH Vedavyasapriya Swami in Baltimore, US

An account of the Boat Festival Ceremony with the presence of H.H.Vedavyasapriya Swami and H.H.Varshana Swami on August 29th 2009.

BOAT FESTIVAL, Mahojvala devi dasi


Atlanta Home Programs 2009

HH Vedavyasapriya Swami in Atlanta, US

Personal accounts from devotees who attended programs with HH Vedavyasapriya Swami in Atlanta US 2009.

Atlanta Home Program, Mahojvala devi dasi.


Vyasa Puja Celebrations 2009

HH Vedavyasapriya Swami Vyasa Puja, 2009 in Baltimore

You can read personal accounts from disciples of HH Vedavyasapriya Swami for the Vyasa Puja celebrations in Baltimore 2009.

Vyasa Puja Celebrations 2009[2.7Mb], Lavanglata Devi Dasi, Mukundanghri das, Dvaipayana Das, Mahojvala Devi dasi,


Vyasa Puja Offering Book 2009

The Vyasa Puja Offering Book for the Vyasa Puja of HH Vedavyasapriya Swami is now available!

You can now view and download the Vyasa Puja Offering Book in PDF format

Vyasa Puja Offering Book 2009[7.5Mb], Disciples and Well Wishers of Maharaj


World Holy Name Week September 2 - September 11 2009

My dear disciples, well wishers, and friends,

Please accept my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

I would like to express my gratitude to all of you for all the individual services that you have rendered over the years. This year, I would like to encourage all of you to perform an additional service together - World Holy Name Week.

krsna varnam tvisakrsnam sangopangastra parsadam yajnaih sankirtana prayair yajante hi sumedasa

In the age of Kali, intelligent persons perform congregational chanting to worship the incarnation of Godhead who constantly sings the names of Krishna. Although His complexion is not blackish, He is Krishna Himself. He is accompanied by His associates, servants, weapons and confidential companions. (SB 11.5.32)

Srila Prabhupada's greatest desire was to spread the chanting of the Holy Names all over the world. To fulfill this desire, the GBC established World Holy Name Day during Srila Prabupada Centennial in 1996. Taking charge of the program at that time, was my beloved friend and godbrother, H.H. Bhakti Tirtha Swami. World Holy Name Day, was a tremendous success.

I would like to request all of my disciples, friends, and well-wishers to join hands with their local ISKCON centers to celebrate World Holy Name Week 2009 to their maximum capacity.

World Holy Name Week 2009 is from September 2 - September 11th. Your planning of your participation should start NOW!

Please visit the World Holy Name Week Website:


  • Please participate and help your local ISKCON center to organize the 50 Devotee Plus Harinama Sankirtan Procession on Sept. 4!
  • Please participate in and help your local ISKCON center to organize the World Internet Sankirtan Party on Sept. 5 and 6.
  • Please personally GO ON LINE at
  • and make a pledge to chant during the Japathon. Initiated devotees can pledge their 16 rounds or more. Uninitiated devotees can also pledge according to their capacity.

    For those of you who would like to know my greatest heart's desire, I would request you to do whatever you are able in assisting to organize World Holy Name Week around the world. Depending on your capacity, you could be an organizer on three different levels:

  • 1. Continental / Country Organizer
  • 2. Regional Organizer (Overseeing two or more centers)
  • 3. Local Organizer (Helping to organize your local ISKCON center or namahatta)

  • Please plan to participate in World Holy Name Week 2009, and reply to me and also add the WHNW global coordination team at as CCreceivers of your reply.

    Please practically assist me in my service to Srila Prabhupada's movement by participating in, and promoting, World Holy Name Week.

    Thank you very much.

    Your well wisher,

    Vedavyasapriya Swami