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Yamuna Campaign Sweeps Germany and Italy

With absolute mercy of Shri Radha Rani, we are very happy to see how Yamuna Ji campaign is spreading all over the world. Thousands of devotees are coming forward and joining hands. In Germany, now almost all devotees know about situation about Yamuna Ji as most of the ISKCON temples have taken efforts to show presentation and distributed flyers explaining the cause. Many temples dedicated sankeertan and awareness programs to Yamuna Ji cause. Berlin temple – Flyers, Sunday program dedicated to Yamuna Ji, Ratha Yatra dedicated to Yamuna Ji Leipzig temple – Flyers, 12 hour Kirtan for Yamuna Ji, Sunday program dedicated to Yamuna Ji, Ratha Yatra dedicated to yamuna Ji still to come Munich temple – Flyers Kolone temple – Flyers, Ratha Yatra dedicated to Yamuna Ji Jena Gundica Mandira – Flyers, Sunday program for Yamuna Ji, Chemnitz Bhakti Yoga centre – Flyers, Friday program for Yamuna Ji, international Kirtan Meela event still to come with information booth for Yamuna Ji cause Hamburg temple – Flyers Wiesbaden temple – Flyers Goloka Dhama – Main Radha Krishna temple in Germany – Flyers, Information booth at Janmastami for Yamuna Ji Nrisimha Ksetra – main Nrisimha temple outside of India – Flyers, information Devotees of Switzerland expressed their willingness to become part of the campaign and requested to have the campaign material to spread it in the main temple in Zürich. Also, the campaign is spreading in Italy. There were information booths set up in 2 main temples in Italy at occasion of a dedicated programs with HH Radhanath Maharaja. Many devotees signed Save Yamuna petition. At the same occasion, a...

SAVE YAMUNA CAMPAIGN- A WAKE UP CALL FOR MUMBAIITES

Devotees of all the three ISKCON temples of Mumbai, namely Sri Sri Radha Rasbihari, Sri Sri Radha Gopinath and Sri Sri Radha Giridhari united together in an unprecedented way to make the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami a wonderful opportunity to create awareness about the sorry plight of Sri Yamuna devi to all the devotees and pious people who flocked the three temples in thousands to catch a glimpse of Lord Krishna on his birthday. Preparations were made hurriedly and all three temple authorities cooperated wonderfully and gave the most strategically prominent place for the Save Yamuna Campaign booths. The Bhaktivedanta Hospital Youth Foundation volunteers took the lead in printing petition letters with columns for signatures behind for all the three temples. Banners were made with slogans such as “Bring Yamuna back to Braj”, “Change the National Anthem”, “Yamuna is not a Drain” etc. Huge flex banners with the map of Yamuna river bed and how it is getting polluted. The target was to get the maximum number of signatures and also email ids which would then be used for online petition on www.saveyamuna.org. The day of Janmashtami dawned and in Radha Gopinath temple the Save Yamuna Stall was the largest and the most impressive stall. Devotees crowded for the darshan and sat through the various lectures in the morning session and as they were leaving the volunteers of Save Yamuna campaign requested them to give their signatures which they readily agreed so in this way almost 2000 signatures were taken in the morning session. In the evening the crowds started coming by about 5 pm and steadily increased to...

Canada’s Famous RJ1200 Radio Covered Yamuna Campaign

One of the famous radio RJ1200 Radio covered the Yamuna campaign by interviewing Shri Brajraj Sharan ji while he was visiting Canada for spreading awareness among masses about the current state of Shri Yamuna Ji. Several temples, Hindu organizations such as ISKCON, and other non-profit organizations working for environmental cause invited Shri Brajraj Sharan Ji to show Yamuna ji presentation to their congregation to help spread the awareness. One of the host of the radio station attended such presentation and was very impressed by the facts about the issue. She immediately decided to arrange a live interview with Brajraj ji about the issue. You can listen the audio interview attached...

Big Campaign on Janamastmi Day – New Delhi

Janamastmi was celebrated with great enthusiasm and large numbers across hundreds of temples in New Delhi.The three centres of ISKCON in New Delhi however were the prime destinations of all devotees in Delhi. Elaborate arrangements and programs marked the festival in ISKCON Temples. The enthusiasm was equally present among the volunteers of SAVE YAMUNA Campaign. Various booths were set up across temples of Delhi. Thousands of devotees took interest on the issues of Yamuna River. Petitions were signed in numbers, 440000 fliers were individually distributes and hundreds of Banners put up across. The number of On Line petitions that were received on the website was a clear indicator of the volume of people who got concerned and took time to sign them. It indeed was a shocking news for Devotees that River Yamuna has been totally taken away before reaching Braj Vrindavan.It was a day of successful campaign and in the true sense Devotional Service to none other than...

Save Yamuna Campaign Reaches the Masses in London on Janmashtami

On the auspicious occasion of Janamastmi, ISKCON Bhaktivedanta Manor London organized a huge event in a local stadium. There were over 60,000 people in attendance. Hundreds of booths were spread throughout the stadium. All the booths were connected through televisions. Braj Raj Sharanji lead the Save Yamuna booth. As he began the presentation on Save Yamuna, all 60,000 had their eyes glued to the TV. Once the presentation was finished, the Save Yamuna booth was inundated with thousands of people, signing petitions to Save Yamuna. It was a truly successful event. We tried to capture some of the moments. Take a look...