Daily nagar-sankirtan and preaching
in the former summer capital of India.
23 to 27 April 2010
Pictures by Ramachandra Das
A view of the mountains from Chowrasta Road where the devotees were lodged.
Chowrasta Square in downtown Darjeeling.
Enthusiastically, Nakula Prabhu, Gaura Narayan Prabhu, Ramananda Prabhu and Ramachandra Prabhu daily lead sankirtan in the streets of Darjeeling.
Our devotees received a warm reception from both residents and tourists alike, and found much hospitality in the company of the hill peoples of North Bengal.
The devotees pass 'The Clock Tower' while doing Sankirttan.
Two local ladies sell handicrafts while listening to the Holy Name of the Lord.
An old church built by the British during their colonial rule of India.
The Hasty Tasty owner requested the devotees to chant in front of his restaurant.
Ramachandra Prabhu serves out Prasadam, all donated daily by the Hasty Tasty restaurant.
Sankirtan continues into the night.
Local children happily listening to Harinam sankirtan.
Warmly dressed for Darjeeling's cool spring evenings, the devotees chant and dance...