Book Distribution and Leadership

Navina Nirada Das

Presenter: Navina Nirada dasa

Want to turn your congregation from spectators into preachers? Explore ways to implement Srila Prabhupada’s preaching mandate for ISKCON by making book distribution part of your integrated preaching strategy. Learn to build your team, train and empower your devotees, and monitor your progress in establishing sustainable preaching projects. We discuss the four functions of a leader, the three pillars of trust, the three types of power, and explore the synergy of teamwork and cooperative effort. Also: how to see potential, make new devotees, care for newcomers, and leave everyone with a good impression. Happy devotees are the most attractive element in our outreach.

Outreach-BD and Leadership.ppt 

Contact Follow Up and Cultivation

Presenters: Bhakti Vinod Maharaja, Pancharatna dasa

Every day thousands of souls come in contact with Krsna consciousness through book distribution, festivals, temple visits, the Internet, and in other ways. Then what? This seminar presents and explores ways to cultivate first-time contacts and address their needs in their pursuit of spiritual development.

Outreach-Contact Follow up.ppt

Loknath Swami
Harinama Sankirtana

Presenters: Lokanatha Swami, Ekalavya dasa

This seminar briefly examines both the history and necessity of harinama sankirtana in ISKCON as well as sample some of Srila Prabhupada’s statements on the topic. Discussed are the various styles of harinama, and points about dress code, dancing, and kirtana standards. 


Preaching to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in Your Congregation

Presenter: Subuddhi Krsna dasa

In this seminar, the opportunity and challenges inherent in reaching out to NRIs are identified.  Discussed are ideas how to approach them and win their trust, and focus on successful programs in different parts of the world.

outreach-preaching to NRI.pdf

Pancharatna Das
Social Media and Internet Preaching

Presenters: Pancharatna dasa, Subuddhi Krsna dasa

The way it’s going, by the end of 2012 there will be more people using Facebook than who live in India. Texting, IM, and  tweets are surpassing email. What does it all mean, and how can Lord Caitanya’s mission be spread using social media and the Internet? This seminar presents an overview of the best tools and strategies for leveraging the power of these communications methods.

outreach-social media.ppt