Founder Acharya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Jul 17, 2010
Aindra Das Passes Away In Vrindavan

In a shocking and saddening turn of events, world-famous kirtaniya and beloved Krishna devotee Aindra Dasa was found to have passed away on the morning of Saturday, July 17 in Vrindavana. Initial reports suggest that Aindra may have passed away due to an accidental gas leak in his room.

ISKCON News Staff
May 29, 2010
Fiji Pioneer Bhuvan Mohan Dasa Passes On

The funeral of Karsanji Punja, initiated by Srila Prabhupada as Bhuvan Mohan Dasa and founder of ISKCON Fiji, was held in Lautoka, Fiji on May 24.

Navina-Shyama Dasa
May 01, 2010
Amekhala Dasi Passes Away

Srila Prabhupada disciple Amekhala Dasi passed away peacefully at 6am on Friday April 23rd, after a five-month battle with cancer.

Madhava Smullen
Apr 24, 2010
Padmalochana Lived and Passes On In The Land of the Lord

Devotees around the world are mourning Padma Lochan Dasa, a senior disciple of ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada, who passed away at 6:58am on March 27 in the sacred land of Mayapur, India, at the age of 57.

Madhava Smullen
Apr 02, 2010
Srila B.S. Govinda Maharaja Passes Away After Long Life of Service

Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Maharaja, the President-Acharya of the international Gaudiya Vaishnava group Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, passed away at 4:30am on March 27th, 2010, at the age of 81.

Madhava Smullen
Jan 23, 2010
Mahavishnu Goswami Passes on Peacefully at 91

ISKCON’s seniormost monk Mahavishnu Goswami has peacefully passed away at the society’s Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai, India, at 3pm Indian Standard Time on Monday January 25th. He was ninety-one years old.

Madhava Smullen
Jan 03, 2010
ISKCON Theater Star Rasajna Dasi Passes Away

Rasajna Dasi, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada who inspired many through her creativity and devotion, passed away in Austin, Texas on December 28th. Her last days were spent in the company of her husband Greg Schroen and other loving family and friends, chanting Krishna’s name by her bedside.

Madhava Smullen and Vineet Chander
Aug 08, 2009
Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur Passes Away

Jaipur, India – Rajmata Gayatri Devi—formerly the Queen of Jaipur, a member of India’s Parliament, and a celebrity christened one of the most beautiful women in the world—passed away on Wednesday, July 29 at the age of 90. For devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), she will be especially remembered for her hospitality to the early Hare Krishna devotees visiting Jaipur and her gift of large Radha Krishna deities to A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, ISKCON’s founder-acarya.

Venkata Bhatta Dasa
Jul 26, 2009
ISKCON Malaysia Temple President Passes Away

On July 18 Uttama Chaitanya Dasa, the temple president of ISKCON Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, was attending a two-day seminar hosted by ISKCON’s Congregational Development Ministry. He had complained of some heart pain earlier that day but otherwise seemed fine. As devotees playing futsal (indoor soccer) after the seminar to relax, however, he collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital with devotees chanting Hare Krishna in his ear, but passed away at 5pm.

ISKCON News Weekly Staff
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