What does Shastra Dana means?
Shastra means scripture and Dana means give away.
What is the purpose with Shastra Dana?
The purpose with Shastra Dana is to make it possible for all to participate in the distribution of Srila Prabhupada's books and other vedic literature through sponsoring. Our goal is to present the spiritual knowledge in this books to as many people as possible.
How do we distribute the books?
By giving them to official institutions where they can be read for example schools, libraries, prisons, hotels, waiting rooms, offices, different workplaces, coffee houses etc.
How can you participate?
By sponsoring the books, by distribute the sponsored books or by telling others about the Shastra Dana program etc.
Which are the virtues with Shastra dana?
Everybody benefits from it! The public benefits from it being able to read about Krishna, and you yourself participate directly in the mission of the lord Caitanya and Srila Prabhupada. Your contribution helps to increase the book distribution, which holds the highest welfare work for humanity.
Distrubated books during 2018
January - February
510 Beyond birth and death
15 Perfect questions perfect answers
5 A masters guidance
3 The unknowned India
The Shastra Dana program has now existed for over eight years.
From August 2009 until December 2017, 21.100 books has been distributed.
Special thanks to the following devotees
for their support to the book distribution:
HH Smita Krishna Swami, Sri Jayadeva das, Ella & Sune Hellström, Aja das & Pancavati dd,
Magnus Hedström, Sten Bergil, Jayesh das, Muktarama das, Mikael Forian, Radha Priya dasi,
Mikael Johansson, Robert Åkerman, Cathryn Claesson, Astasiddhi dd,
Yogindra das, Bahulashva das, Dharani dd