Name / Initiated name
Carl S. Mink
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
Atlanta 1970 Joined Boston Yatra June 1972
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
Alachua New Raman Reti Dhama Tosan Krsna Prabhu Kesihanta Prabhu Puskara Prabhu M. Mukhya Prabhu M. Laxmimoni Prabhu
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
Occupation: Hearing and chanting the glories of the Lord and His devotees. In the time left over, I do Certified Public Accounting and General Real Estate Appraisal. Our devotee firm provides technical business and process guidance, market research, compliance assistance and contract back office services and staff training for entrepreneurs at any stage of their endeavors. We also provide and tax planning, guidance and representation for remedial dealings with IRS and other governmental agencies for individuals and businesses, as well as guidance for non-profit applications and compliance and best practices for businesses, churches and other non-profits. I am the current chairman of the board of directors of Vaisnavas C.A.R.E. which is dedicated to assisting devotees with imminent life-limiting prognoses. I am also a board member of Autism Oasis, Inc. which was started by ISKCON devotees as an alternative school for children on the ADS, but has since been converted to a broader community mission including medical and rehabilitative professionals.
What are your expectations from this community?
Candor, intelligence and good will. The exchange of the both intermediate and conclusive results of our individual scientific researches into the prime subject for human concern, viz. Sri Krsna, the Absolute Truth. Opportunities for practical cooperation in expanding the Ocean of Bliss, or as SP wrote in NOI 7, Purport" "The Krsna consciousness movement is especially meant for creating an atmosphere in which people can take to the chanting of the Hare Krsna mantra. " Brahminical culture counteracts the influence of the modes of passion and ignorance.
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
Professional services and/or friendly advice for technical business, tax, valuation purposes and/or referrals to local professionals for the same purposes. Helping devotees locate resources needed for healthy life for chanting Hare Krsna.