By Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami
This book tells the inspiring story of the world’s most distinguished teacher and his remarkable achievement. A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada; a philosopher, scholar, religious leader, author – founded the Hare Krishna movement in 1966, effectively transplanting India’s spiritual culture of bhakti yoga from India to America. (Read More) Tab
In his seventies and with almost superhuman drive, Prabhupada took his Hare Krishna movement and its iconic chant around the world and then back to India, establishing centers and ashrams wherever he went and writing over sixty books.
Drawing on Srila Prabhupada’s own words and on numerous interviews with those who knew him both in India and the West, Srila Prabhupada emerges as a vital and earnest ambassador of spiritual India whose teachings continue to influence spiritual culture today.
About the Author
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami is one of the first American disciples of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acarya of ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (better known as the Hare Krishna movement). Born in New York City and graduated from Brooklyn City College. In 1966 his life underwent a revolution in consciousness. He began attending Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita classes at 26 Second Avenue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Forty-eight years later Satsvarupa dasa remains a monk and continues to be a major writer, poet, and artist.