Divine Exhibitions

Sat-Shiksha Pradarshani by Srila Prabhupada

Kuruksetra Exhibitions :

On 4th November 1928, at Kurukṣetra, staged to attract and educate the enormous crowds expected on the occasion of a solar eclipse. The exhibits depicted Krishna & His friends coming to Kurukshetra from Dwarka and the Vraja-Vasis arriving from Vrindavan to meet Him. Srila Prabhupada had twenty thousand handbills printed and circulated in the area, inviting all to the exhibition.

Mayapur Exhibitions :

On 9th February 1930 Nabadwip Exhibition of Sridham Mayapur (on the auspicious day of Vasanta Panchami, marking the beginning of spring) continued till 17 March, the date of Gaura-Poornima that year. This Exhibition is inaugurated by the famous chemist Dr. Prafulla-candra Roy.

Kolkata Exhibitions :

On  5th November 1930, From No.1 Ultadingi Jn. Road, with Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandrarvika Giridhari jiu’s images and devotees, he ceremoniously entered the newly constructed Gaudiya Math at Bagbazar, Kolkata, and installed in the Temple there the images of Sri Sri Radha-Madanmohan, Radha-Govinda, and Sri Radha-Gopinath jiu. At that time a Spiritual Exhibition was held.

Second Time Kolkata Exhibitions :

On 6th Sept. 1931, During the annual Utsav of Kolkata Math, he held on a very large scale of Exhibition of Bhagabat Leelas known as “Sat-Siksha Pradarshani”.

Dhaka Exhibitions of Sat-Siksha :

On 6th January 1933, Srila Prabhupada opened an Exhibition known as ‘Sat-Siksha’ with an ocular demonstration of the holy legend of Srimad Bhagabat with the help of toys, dolls, images, and pictures, never before displayed, on the grounds of Purana Paltan, Dhaka. At the opening ceremony before a gathering of the elite of the town, he writes out a pamphlet being an address by the Exhibitor.

Second Time Kurukshetra Exhibitions :

On 21st August 1933, During the solar Eclipse at Kurukshetra, an Exhibition of Gaudiya Ideals was held for the second time by Srila Prabhupada.

Patna Exhibitions :

On 14th Nov. 1933, Srila Prabhupada organized an ‘Exhibition of Sat-Siksha’ at Patna which was opened by Maharaj-Adhiraj Hon’ble Sir Kameswar Singh Bahadur, K.C.S.L. of Darbhanga and which was attended by many eminent persons of Patna University who were highly benefitted by this un-precedented show. The street on which the exhibition took place is now called Exhibition Road.

Banaras Exhibitions :

On 24th December 1933, at Sri Sanatan Gaudiya Math, Mr. PannalalI. C.S. Dt. Magistrate and Collector, a devotee of Srila Prabhupad opened the Paramarthic Exhibition at Kashidham organized by Saraswati Thakur.

Allahabad Exhibitions (Prayagraj) :

On 7th January 1936, Srila Prabhupad opened an Exhibition of Spiritual Teachings at Allahabad and delivered a lecture in English to a large gathering of the elite of the city.

Third Time Kurukshetra Exhibitions :

On 19th June 1936, A ‘Sat-Shiksha Exhibition was opened at Kurukshetra for edification and enlightenment of lacs of people assembling on the occasion of Solar Eclipse on the teachings of Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.