On the 21th October 2015 we set off from Bhaktivedanta Manor with two vehicles loaded with Prasad and provisions such as sleeping bags, tents, clothes etc. We were heading to a place called the " Jungle ", just outside of, Calais in France, where there were 6,000 refugees struggling to survive in the worst conditions imagable.
In Auckland, the king of mavericks is the weather. Murphy’s laws apply quite well to the weather here. When you carry an umbrella, it won’t rain and if it does, your umbrella will get blown away. Thus I concluded that umbrellas aren’t worth it. So now when it rains and I am walking to the university or back home, I take the Queen Street.
As a result of that meeting a group of devotees was formed under the name ‘Renouveau du Yatra Francais’. The members of that committee were/are Sivarama Swami, Hrdaya Caitanya das, Siksastakam das, Gopaswami das, Nitaigaurasundara das, Madhvacarya das, Nitai Saci Suta das, Madhusevita das, Prabhupada vani das, Bhavasindhu das and