Walk The Talk With Founders Of Akshaya Patra

PUBLISHED ON: January 27, 2017 | Duration: 24 min, 47 sec

   
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In a bid to make the mythical never-ending vessel of food 'Akshaya Patra' a reality, Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa, President & Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Sr Vice President of ISKCON (International Society of Krishna Consciousness) Bengaluru founded the Akshaya Patra foundation which encompasses in itself the government's mid-day meal scheme for school kids. "Food is the basic element of spirituality and the donation of food is the ultimate donation," says Madhu Pandit Dasa, an engineering graduate from IIT Bombay, who initiated the Akshaya Patra foundation after the idea sprouted in the mind of Sri Prabhupada the founder of ISKCON movement. Sri Chanchalapathi a graduate of renowned Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru says the foundation serves nutritious meals to 16 lakh kids of all faiths in schools across Bengaluru daily at Rs 6 a meal and stresses that the smiles of the children give him the ultimate joy, hear these two spiritual gurus narrate the journey of Akshaya Patra.
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