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ISKCON’s Sannyasa Ministry Requests Feedback

By: for ISKCON News on April 24, 2015

On 5 March 2015, Bhakti Charu Maharaja awarded sannyasa to Ganga Narayan Das. His sannyasa name is Bhakti Prema Swami.

To expand ISKCON’s outreach mission Srila Prabhupada offered sannyasi (renounced monk) initiation.
Thus ISKCON’s Ministry for Sannyasa Service has established a website to provide
information about potential sannyasis to the ISKCON community and to get
feedback in order to help in the candidate's training.

The website is: <>.

The site contains a page “Candidates,” directly accessible via the link:

This page gives access to the personal data and the devotional history of the present
sannyasa candidates.
If devotees know any of these candidates and would like to express something
positive or negative pertaining to their candidacy to the Sannyasa
Committee, please send their  comments via the comments page of the website
accessible via or send an
e-mail to the Ministry’s secretary ( or to Prahladananda Swami (

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