June 21st we again visited Karlovac Croatia Jail

The program, this was, lead by Mohan Prabhu and Raghunatha Prabhu.

We started with singing the Maha mantra, then Mohan Prabhu introduced Vedic philosophy to the inmates, he began by explaining how to live properly in Kali yuga and explaining the proper understanding of our conditioned position in his world – as prisoners . Some inmates appeared really interested and eager to hear about Vedic wisdom.

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Report From the Jail Program Varazdin Investigation Prison on June 11th 2013

Present: Ayodhya Deva and Dharma-vatsalah

The program was attended by 14 inmates

We waited about10 minutes at the jail entrance, as a new prisoner was being admitted. Our entering the jail, in other words,the control, went very smoothly. It was only our second visit, yet they knew we were the Hare Krishnas. It appeared that was the reason that the doors were opened for us.

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Croatia: Glina Prison, 7th June 2013

“Speed up Raghunatha! Overtake him! There is no police on this part of the road! Hurry up! We are late!“ In spite of Mohan’s pushing during the ride to Glina, we still arrived late in the jail. Candramauli Swami and Dasaratha were already waiting for us. However, better late then never proved true. We were welcomed by the security and quickly ushered in the big classroom with five inmates. One of them greeted us with „I know you!“ We thought he must have seen the harinama party somewhere. But it was much more than that.

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Report of the Program in Lepoglava Jail June 6th 2013

Devotees: H.H. Smita Krsna Swami, Vrsabha das, Mahatma das, Ayodhya Deva das and Dharma-vatsalah das

The program was attended by 12 inmates

We visited Lepoglava Jail for the second time. H.H. Smita Krsna Swami, who was traveling in Croatia at the time, agreed to accompany us and give the lecture.

Unlike last time, all our names were on the list and there was no problem getting cleared. It seemed to me that the guards preformed a more detailed check this time. They were looking at the books, browsing through the pages, but unfortunately did not let us to take them in, even though we informed them that the previous time we were allowed to do so. We agreed with the guards that we would make a list of the inmates interested in certain books and deliver it.

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