Sripad Bhakti Lalita Akinchan Maharaj in Smolensk.
Sankirtana. Nama-Hatta

November 12th, 2006
Smolensk, Russia
Photos by Rama Sundar Prabhu, Sahadev Prabhu
Report by Kundalata dd

Nagar Sankirtana

Practically every day on the order of Srila Gurudeva Smolensk devotees gather together at the central Smolensk crossroad to congregationally chant the Holy Name of Lord and thus give local people a chance to know about Krishna consciousness movement. During his short preaching tour to Smolensk, Sripad Bhakti Lalita Akinchan Maharaj joins the local sankirtana party.



Bindumati Devi Dasi distributing flyers and prasadam to the passers-by



Indian students (in the foreground) join the sankirtana party


Sripad Akinchan Maharaj, Sripad Madhav Maharaj and the leading forces in Smolensk:
Patita Pavana Prabhu on the right (the present leader of the yatra)
and Sahadev Prabhu on the left (the leading preacher)


Evening Nama-Hatta

In the evening Sripad Akinchan Maharaj takes part in a nama-hatta gathering at Rai Kishori Devi Dasi's appartment. After a short kirtan Maharaj answers questions about position of Vishnu, Siva and Brahma and explains the supremacy of Lord Krishna over the demigods. And then Sripad Madhav Maharaj takes couple of questions and the evening programme ends with a grand prasadam feast prepared by the local devotees headed by Rai Kishori Devi Dasi.

During the kirtana



Local devotees


Bhakta Lalit and Hridoyananda Prabhu


Explaining the supremacy of Lord Krishna over Gods and demigods


Prasadam feast


See also:
Arrival and Programme |  Sunday Sankirtana and Nama-Hatta

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