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About

His Divine Grace
Mahāmaṇḍaleshwar Mahant
Kṛṣṇa Balarām Swāmī Prabhupāda

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born in a Shrotriya Brahmin Gaudiya Vaishnav family

Appeared on Jagannatha Ratha Yatra Day

His family’s lineage dates back to Kashyap Muni who is one of the the seven sages born from the mind of Lord Brahma, the first living being of the universe. Swamiji was introduced to Bhakti yoga…

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studied for eight continuous years in a Sanskrit College

Memorized verses of the ancient Vedic scriptures

At the age of nine, Swamiji underwent the sacred thread ceremony and began extensive study of various Vedic scriptures – Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Srimad Bhagavatam, Sanskrit grammar etc. After…

Brilliant student, quick learner

In the Gurukula Swamiji had memorized thirteen thousand verses from various ancient Vedic texts

From Nimbark Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya College

Swamiji was transferred to an English college, where he learned to translate the ancient Vedic scriptures written in Sanskrit into English
became the one and only vrajvasi disciple of Srila prabhupada

Left the comforts of His parents' home to serve His world renowned Spiritual Master

When Prabhupāda came to Vrindāban, Swāmījī requested to be His disciple. When Śrīla Prabhupāda found out that Swāmījī is a Vrajavāsī, Śrīla Prabhupāda said that Swāmījī is already a Guru, therefore He does not...

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being a pure devotee he is very dear to every disciple

He showed the whole world the divine path of devotion

Swamiji propounded the philosophy called Achintyabhedabheda as guided by Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in the world. Swamiji traveled all over the world…

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gave answer to the fundamental questions of life

Wrote authentic commentaries on the Vedic scriptures

What is the meaning of life? What is our real identity? What was purpose of this creation? Who is the creator of this universe? What is the idea behind this creation? What are our obligations? It is…

Swamiji is a walking encyclopedia

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