Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Gita ban in Russia by the court- protest march by ISKCON Bellary devotees

The conclusion of the petition was objecting such a ban of the great literature and suspecting bias in the minds of those who are saying that Bhagavad Gita As It Is creates social discord.
Bhagavad Gita, one of the holiest scriptures, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature across Russia. A court in Siberia's Tomsk city is set to deliver its final verdict in a case filed by state prosecutors.
ISKCON Bellary devotees organized a peaceful protest march rally along with samaj activists during the early morning hours on Dec 23, 2011, summing more than 500 people and concludedby handing in a petition by ISKCON Bellary President, Sriman Yudhistira Krishna Dasa to representatives of the Deputy Commissioner, which in turn shall be submitted to Her Excellency, Smt. Pratibha Patil, President of India by the respected Deputy Commissioner.
The petition contained contributions of the literature by HDG Srila Prabhupada since published: How it’s transformed hundreds and thousands of lives to a simple yet sublime living. Universities, in the western countries making the Holy book as one of the core subjects of their academics, which has been appreciated, lauded and praised by scholars across the globe. The petition also consisted how author cum Acharya HDG Srila Prabhupada has presented the message of Gita with utmost sensitivity and the ultimate message is to develop love of God and to respect all of the Lord’s creations through their own religious instructions. Personalities like MK Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson and many more professors, philosophers praising the literature composed by HDG Srila Prabhupada.
We request all of you to join your nearest ISKCON Center/ Hare Krishna Movement and protest along with the devotees against the ban of the Holy literature composed by our beloved Acharya His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada.

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