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Aug 07, 2014
Prabhupada Disciple Madhudvisa Das Passes Away

On August 5th, 2014, one of Srila Prabhupada's earliest disciples, Madhudvisa Das, passed away at the age of 67. He took his initiations in 1968; the first in San Francisco, and the second in Los Angeles. Srila Prabhupada once described him as the "Emperor of Kirtan." When Srila Prabhupada himself was departing this world he said, "bring my son Madhuvisa here."

ISKCON News Staff
Iskcon
Oct 19, 2013
Soviet Pioneer Devotee Vishvamitra Das Passes Away

Vishvamitra Das (Vladimir Kritsky) joined the Krishna Consciousness movement in 1979. In the beginning of the 80's he was arrested for his faith and has spent six years in prison.

Olessia Podtserob
Iskcon
Aug 04, 2013
ISKCON GBC Executive Committee on Mahanidhi Swami

A Letter to All Devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness from the Executive Committee of the ISKCON Governing Body Commission (GBC).

GBC Executive Committee
Iskcon
Jun 06, 2013
Ananta Shanti Das, Prabhupada’s First Russian Disciple Passes Away

Ananta Shanti das (Anatoli Pinyaev), the firs Russian disciple of Srila Prabhupada, has left his body on June 3rd, 2013, as a result of a stroke.

Olessia Podtserob
Iskcon
May 17, 2013
Tamal Krishna Goswami’s Mother Lore Passes On at 92

Although ISKCON guru Tamal Krishna Goswami passed away in 2002 at the age of fifty six, his mother Lore Garrick—affectionately known to devotees as “Mother Lore” or to TKG disciples as “Grandma”—outlived him by eleven years. Her life was a fascinating one.

Madhava Smullen
Iskcon
Dec 21, 2011
ISKCON Pioneer and Award-Winning Author Yamuna Devi Passes Away

Yamuna Devi, a pioneer and influential early western convert of the Hare Krishna movement, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), passed away early on the morning of December 20th in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

Keshava Sharma
Iskcon
Oct 25, 2011
Kirtanananda Swami, Expelled ISKCON Leader, Passes Away In India

On Sunday, October 23, Kirtanananda Swami, a controversial former leader in the Hare Krishna society who was excommunicated by the parent organization for serious legal and moral transgressions, passed away in India.

ISKCON News Staff
Iskcon
Sep 17, 2011
Sanskrit Scholar Gopiparanadhana Dasa Passes Away

It’s no surprise that Gopiparanadhana should have such an auspicious passing, for his devotion and service in the Hare Krishna movement was truly exemplary.

Madhava Smullen
Iskcon
Apr 30, 2011
Sai Baba Passes Away at 86

Indian guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba died Sunday in a hospital in southern India. He was 86.

ISKCON News Staff
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