Name / Initiated name
Sevananda das /Steven Jan Anderson
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
Oct.25 ,1970 , Phx.,AZ -moved into Center after responding to an AD at college for Readings on The Bhagavad-Gita .H.G.`Sukhadev was the Pres. ,soon replaced by Maducara das and Lila-`Sakti D.D.....Con`t....
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
Taipei ,TAIWAN -H.G.s Bhurijana , ,Ekachakra , Ekanath , Taraka , Satya Narayan Prabhus ,H.H.s Nara`Simha Swami , Giridhari Swami, Keshava Bharati , Jayadwaita , Kavichandra , Subhaga , Jayapataka Swamis ,etc..
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
Am Pro S.P.`s Mission-ISKCON ,and Intolerant of Aparadhis,ritvics,etc.. Have Dist. big books before; preached in India , HongKong , and Taiwan. Feel obliged to Con`t..Have meanwhile, learned Advanced Chinese Martial Arts on the side - good for health and defense. It is quite Special , Enquiries welcome.
What are your expectations from this community?
To hopefully re-connect with some old God-Brothers.To perhaps interest some to take their retirement in the Field Preaching to the End ( and a little closer to `Sri Vrindavan and `Sri Mayapur ,too ).
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
Open and operate a new preaching Center in Taiwan .Also, assist devotees in getting English Teaching jobs , Work Permits , Visas , and Respectable $ Salaries, while they assist in preaching and /or learning this Chinese Kung Fu ,which I want to pass on .I already have the Moral support and Encouragement from the proper Authorities .