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Soldier to Offer First Ratha Yatra in Iraq

by MessageWallah

Posted August 6, 2007

Partha-sarathi dasa, a Sergeant First Class in the active duty US Army and is currently on hiscurrently on his fourth tour in Iraq. He has received permission from his Commanding Officer to have 2 Ratha Yatra's, on US Bases, one being Mosul then other being Talafar. He passes along this word:

Last time I was deployed I was given facility to have Bhagavat Gita classes, and do book distribution to the soldiers. I am requesting the devotees to adopt a brahmacari and help facilitate my preaching. Our Ratha Yatra is scheduled for August 15th, I am expecting 200 - 900 soldiers to participate. Any help would be very much appreciated. Also devotees who would like to sponsor a soldier, please let me know. 15 months is along time in war, together we can make it the best experience the soldiers ever had. your servant Partha-sarathi dasa partha-sarathi.kks@pamho.net

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