Hare Krishna Says Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon From Arizona, Usa
Posted November 10, 2005
Phoenix, Arizona, USA November 7, 2005
Devotees from Sri Sri Radha Madhava Hari Dham, Hare Krishna Temple, ISKCON Phoenix, Arizona greeted the Mayor of Phoenix Phil Gordon during the groundbreaking ceremony of Ekta Mandir. The Mayor was garlanded by HG Jaya Gaur Sundar, President, ISKCON of Phoenix.
(photos here -Mayor Phil Gordon in center, HG Jaya Gaur Sundar on left and the contributor DR Prayag Narayan das Misra on right).
The Mayor greeted by saying Hare Krishna in response, and gracefully accepted the blessed garland, promising to visit the Hare Krishna Mandir in near future!
Earlier, HG Vijay Gauranga performed the groundbreaking ceremony puja for the forthcoming EktaTemple building, which will be ready in two years at the cost of three million dollars!
photos here -Deities of Sri Sri Radha Krishna along with Sri Nath Gopal Ji would be installed in the center.
photos here -shows Pundit Surinder Sharma, President of Hindu Temple Society of Arizona sitting next to HG Laxman ( Vijay Gauranga)-and assisting him in ceremony with several onlookers!
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Contributor: Dr Prayag Narayan das Misra
Director, Communications, ISKCON of Phoenix, Arizona, USA