Bhaktivedanta Manor’s Manager Premaniketana das, safety man Lila Jagannath das, and now Congregational Care officer Kanhaiya das have traveled to Hungary to assist the devotee group there to distribute vegetarian meals (prasadam) in addition to sensible provides to the needy. The similar workforce is now lively on the Polish and Romanian borders.
As a results of the beneficiant donations in response to the joint marketing campaign by Bhaktivedanta Manor and the Lotus Trust, Temple Manager Premaniketana das, safety man Lila Jagannath das and now Congregational Care officer Kanhaiya das have travelled to Hungary to assist the devotee group there to distribute vegetarian meals (prasad) in addition to sensible provides to the needy. The similar workforce at the moment are lively on the Polish and Romanian borders and are even coming into Ukraine itself.
18th March 2022
After a protracted journey from Budapest, the workforce reached the border between Romania and south-west Ukraine, with a supply of two tonnes of meals provisions. However they needed to make an vital choice on the border as a result of the native authorities didn’t let the Ukrainian devotees come close to due to the rising presence of NATO armed forces there. By evening time the devotees determined to take the courageous choice to cross over Romanian border into Ukraine. Some manner in, they met the devotees there to make the supply.
“The devotees had been very pleased to obtain it,” defined Prema. “They mentioned it’s a large want there. Some Ukrainians are starting to starve.”
14th March 2022
Bhaktivedanta Manor’s Congregational Care officer Kanhaiya das has now joined his colleagues to assist feed and supply for the needy. Recently they left Budapest on an 8-hour journey to Poland to ship 5 tonnes of meals provisions to the Ukrainian border there. At the border, they met devotees who collected the supply and took it to Kyiv and Harkiw, the place persons are cooking underground. Tomorrow they are going to be touring to Romania with one other 5 tonnes of meals.
eleventh March 2022
By Premaniketana das
“Today we traveled to the Ukrainian border. The expertise is surprising. People stroll out from their nation drained and hungry. They don’t have anything left. Four months outdated child in hand within the freezing chilly. Today it was -2 Celsius. People don’t see a future. They have misplaced every part. They had been very grateful for our assist…”
tenth March 2002 (report from ISKCON Hungary Food for Life)
“The devotees [from Bhaktivedanta Manor] began to make an affect instantly. They have been visiting wholesalers to gather fruits, greens, and different meals objects. They then supported in cooking the meals. They distributed meals on the most important prepare station of Budapest the place the trains stuffed with refugees had been arriving steadily.. There had been 2 Ukrainian devotees within the workforce so communication was not an issue in any respect.
The individuals arriving from Ukraine had been very drained, a few of them having traveled for five days. They had been more than happy with the prasadam we gave them. The tales they instructed us had been very deep and touching. Our goal is to proceed to serve prasadam every single day to the refugees, and likewise scale up this exercise to serve as much as 10,000 meals per day”.