Srila Prabhupada arrives in South Korea

Patanjali Muni das is head of the kitchen at Bhaktivedanta Manor, and he also oversees the preaching activities in ISKCON South Korea. Recently he ceremoniously received the life-size murti (sacred image) of Srila Prabhupada in the temple of Sri Sri Radha Krishnachandra, which is situated on the boarder of South Korea near to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which divides the South from the North.

Patanjali Muni das bathing the murti of Srila Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada was received with kirtan and a fire yagya was offered and also a full welcoming and bathing ceremony was held. The historical event for the country was attended by dignitaries and other faith members, as well as the devotee community.

“It is a great leap for the preaching efforts for ISKCON South Korea,” explained Patanjali Muni das. “Srila Prabhupada is now gracing them in his full-size murti form, overseeing their preaching efforts and the mission to spread Krsna consciousness and goodwill amongst the Korean people”.