Bringing the Ramayana to Poland – Indradyumna Swami Nectar
His Holiness Indradyumna Swami and the Polish festival team have been preparing for the upcoming Woodstock Festival. In the meantime, the Devotees have been continuing with their daily festival programs and have bee noting how much the people are affected by the performing arts centered on the pastimes of the Supreme. The Polish people have been so touched by the performances of the devotees this year, and Indradyumna Swami wrote in a Facebook post:
Yesterday during our performance of the Ramayana at our festival in Poland a number of people could be seen crying. Observing this my heart became completely satisfied. I saw their tears as the perfection of all our efforts to bring people into contact with Krsna consciousness through the performing arts. I remembered a similar experience Srila Prabhupada had when he played the part of Advaita Acarya in a theatrical production when he was in college:
“For more than a year, Abhay and the others rehearsed the Caitanya play, until finally their director allowed them to stage a public performance. Abhay, playing the part of Advaita Acarya, noticed that many people in the audience were crying. At first he could not understand why, but then he realized that because the players had been well trained and because they were sincere, the audience was moved.”
[ Srila Prabhupada Lilamrita, Volume One ]
Srila Prabhupada, we are eager to take our festival everywhere throughout the 14 worlds for your pleasure!
All glories to the Devotees spreading Mahaprabhu’s mercy in Poland! All glories to Srila Gurudeva! All glories to Ananta Vrindavan das and his seva rendered at the lotus feet of Srila Gurudeva!