A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
The image of India in the world is that of a good religious country, whose land has given birth to many great saints and spiritual leaders, one of whom is the great Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who is known as a famous propagator of “Sanatan Hindu Dharma”.
He is also known as Swami Srila Prabhupada. He was the one who founded ISKCON temples, which have expanded significantly in the modern age.
He personally published and edited many Vaishnav religious texts. His books are still available in ISKCON temples around the world, and they are also available online and in many bookstores.
Biography – A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was born on September 1, 1896, in a Bengali Kayastha family in Kolkata.
He was a disciple of Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, who inspired and encouraged him to propagate Vedic knowledge through the English language.
Maharaj’s childhood name was Abhay Charan De. He promoted Lord Krishna and the Bhagavad Gita in Hinduism, which led to the global following of millions of people today.
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Brief Biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Real name: Prabhupada
- Popular name: Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
- Full name: Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
- Profession: Gaudiya Vaishnav Guru and Preacher
- Founder of ISKCON: In 1966, at the age of 70, he founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).
- Establishment of New Vrindavan and Gurukul: In 1968, he established New Vrindavan in the mountains of Virginia, USA, and in 1972, he established the Gurukul in Dallas, Texas.
- He introduced Vedic education at the secondary level and was responsible for the establishment of the Bhaktivedanta Institute.
- He traveled 14 times around the world between 1966 and 1977. He founded the Bhaktivedanta Institute.