Mayapur, West Bengal
Name / Initiated name
Mani Gopal das
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
1993 (at the age of 8) i came into KC with my parents, by reading KC books and periodicals
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir Sri Jagannatha Mandir (Rajapur) HH Gauranga Prem Swami Maharaj (JPS) HG Madhavananda das (GGS)- Managing director Gopaljiu Publications Bhuvaneswar HG Isha Prakash das (GGS) HG Nirmal Caitanya das (JPS)- Rajapur Jagannath Temple HG Caru Candra Das (JPS) - Temple President Dhaka Bangladesh HG Jagatguru Gauranga das (JPS)- Joint Secretary ISKCON Bangladesh HG Navadvip Dvija Gauranga Das (JPS)- Temple President, Sylhet , Bangladesh HG Maha Varaha das (JPS)- Personal Secretary of HH JPS
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
Spiritual: Krishna katha is my life, Simple, soft, introvert, fond of peaceful environment- love to lead life with the least material requirements, like to keep very few good devotee friends, love reading books of Srila Prabhupada and previous acaryas, food habits- simple and sattvik (less spices), love for genuine sadhu sanga, dhama parikrama, main objective is to become a sincere dasanudas of Guru and Krsna! Special attraction in Gauralila-katha, apart from my regular service I also teach in Mayapur Institute Material: I have post graduation in INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (2010)
What are your expectations from this community?
Nice sadhu sanga and harikatha
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
Sharing Krsna katha and to have sincere sadhu sanga. Can help in translating from English to Bengali and vice versa.