North American Meeetings and Convention - UPDATED SCHEDULE
by Chitra
Posted April 21, 2003

Second Annual
North American Convention
"Festival of Inspiration"

New Vrndavan Temple, West Virginia
Wed, May 7 - Thurs., May 8, 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.

Friday, May 9, 10 A.M. - 6:15 P.M.
Saturday, May 10, 10 A.M.- 6:15 P.M.
Sunday, May 11, 10 A.M.- 2 P.M.

Unleash Your Spiritual Potency

World Renowned Prasadam
by Apurva dasa and Kamalini dasi
Bhajans by Bada Hari dasa; Sacred Story Telling
Special Youth Drama; Blind Uncle Band
Registration & Fees:
3-day Convention including meals: $95 ($85 if registered a month in advance)
Send check or MO (payable to "SAF") to: Malati devi
c/o ISKCON New Vrndavana, RD 1, Box 319, Moundsville, WV 26041
Accommodations: Lodge Reservations call Prema Bhakti at 304-845-5905

North American Convention
"Festival of Inspiration"
Featured Speakers

To Register Contact Malati: 304-845-9591 or E-Mail:
Or for more information Call: Chitra at 301-299-9707

"Festival of Inspiration"
Convention Schedule 2003

Updated 4/9/03

Pre-Conference Entertainment
Thursday Evening, May 8, 2003
7:30-8:15 pm - Blind Uncle Band - Comedy Hour
8:30-9:30 pm - Chowpatty Temple Video
Friday May 9, 2003
Plenary Session 10 am -12 pm
Peter Burwash - "Achieving Excellence in Service"

Concurrent Sessions 12:15-1:45 pm Sacinandana Swami - Japa Workshop
Kosa Rupa dasi - "Beyond Goal Setting: Transcending Your Material Limitations"
Bob Kovacevich - Fund Raising Seminar

Lunch Break 1:45-3:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions 3:00-4:30 pm
Romapada Swami - "Internal Confidentiality"
Rambhadra dasa - "The Art of Deity Srngara" - part I
Bhima Karma dasa - Mrdunga Lessons
Braja Bihari dasa - "Getting Serious About Studying Srila Prabhupada’s Books"

Concurrent Sessions 4:45-6:15 pm
Sadaputa - "Maya: the World as Virtual Reality"
Vaisesika dasa & Svavasa dasa - Book Distribution Seminar
Rambhadra dasa - "The Art of Deity Srngara" - part II
Peter Burwash - An Informal Discussion

Friday Evening Entertainment 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Youth Drama Special Performance - "Burnt Laddu"

Saturday May 10, 2003

Plenary Session 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Prabhupada Stories Panel
Radhanatha Swami, Bhakti Caru Swami, Malati dasi, Rukmini dasi, Ravindra Svarupa dasa, Kaladri dasa

Plenary Session 12:15-1:45 pm
Sacinandana Swami - "Saranagati - Finding Shelter"

Lunch Break 1:45-3:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions 3:00-4:30 pm
Bhakti Caru Swami - "Srila Prabhupada - The Founder Acharya"
Braja Lila dasi - Mediation Skills Training
Bhakta Dirk - Atma Yoga - Preaching Program

Concurrent Sessions 4:45-6:15 pm
Bhakti Caru Swami - "Srila Prabhupada - The Founder Acharya"
Savyasaci dasa - College Preaching Panel
Bada Hari dasa - Interactive Bhajan Workshop

Saturday Evening Entertainment
7:30-8:15 pm Sacred Storytelling by Sankirtan dasa
8:30-10:00 pm Bhajans with Badahari dasa

Sunday May 11, 2003

Plenary Session 9:30-11:00 am
Bhakti Tirtha Swami - "False Ego: The Greatest Enemy of the Spiritual Leader"

Plenary Session 11:15 am-12:45 pm
Bhaktivedanta Hospital Presentation
Burke Rochford - "Reflections of the Self in ISKCON"

Concurrent Sessions 1:00-2:30 pm
Sadaputa - "Maya: the World as Virtual Reality" (Repeat of Friday Session)
Sankirtan dasa - Story Telling Workshop
Cintamani dasi and Jagannatha dasa - "Victorious Vaishnavas: Challenge, Inspiration, and Renewal in Our Krsna Conscious Lives" Tapa Punja dasa - "Farming to Create Community"

Sunday Feast Entertainment
Chowpatty Video