Name / Initiated name
Shyamarupa dasa / Sam Richardson
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
16, for the time being. Prabhupada wanted us to Chant 64, at least
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
1986. Devotees on Harinama, Morse Avenue, Chicago, Il
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
ISKCON Boston, Portland/Brunswick ME, Yatra, IPBYS, New England
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
"Sarve sukhina bhavantu. That is the Vedic mission. Let everyone be happy. And without being happy, nobody can execute Krsna consciousness." Srila Prabhupada
What are your expectations from this community?
No expectations, just gratitude. This website is an immense resource, and I am amazed at how comprehensive the offerings are. Kudos and Haribol
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
Have experience with Publishing, and Graphic Design. Am working on a Temple Songbook, and Prayer/Mantra Guide. Would be happy to share the final result, if devotees feel it would benefit the ISKCON Community