Toronto's Hare Krishna Temple

Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Report from the ISKCON Canadian Leaders Meetings!

4:55:00 PM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

Members of the ISKCON Toronto Temple Council were in beautiful Edmonton, Alberta attending the annual ISKCON Canadian Leaders Meeting.  These meetings provide a chance for leaders of our Hare Krishna communities around the country to annually come together and discuss success stories, challenges and opportunities.

Some of the topics that were presented included:
  • Reports on Canadian Book Distribution
  • Initiations Committee and Mentorship
  • Setting Up Child Protection Offices in All Our Temples
  • Developing Better Promotions & Marketing for Our Temples
  • Dealing with Problematic Devotees
  • Outreach: How Not to Blow it with Nice, New People!
  • A Panel Discussion on Effective Western Outreach Projects
  • TOVP Updates
  • Fundraising Brainstorming
  • Canadian Devotee Care
  • Brainstorming Session on ISKCON Canada's Future
Throughout the weekend of enlivening meetings, live updates were posted via the Temple Council's Twitter account.  We've pasted the "tweets" below so you can get a "play-by-play" report of the weekend!

Leave your comments below to share feedback (especially if you like this idea of "live tweeting" events)!  Also, you can get automatic text message updates from the Toronto Temple Council by sending a text message saying "Follow @templecouncil" (without the quotation marks) to 21212.