Name / Initiated name
Kaviratnage Gunaratne (Srimad Ghanasyam Dasa)
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
I chant minimum 32 rounds daily
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
1982, Montreal, Canada,met some hare nama sankirtan devotees. I am the first Sinhalese devotee of Krishna consciousness.
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
North Sydney, Australia. Ghanasyam das, Dhira Lalith Das,
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
What are your expectations from this community?
I am an inisiated Brahman of ISKCON since 1983, and I do the bhoga kirtan most of the seven days in North Sydney Temple.
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
I help in the kitchen and do the kirtans also. I translated Bhagavat-gita and Srimad Bhagavatm into Sinhalese language. Education department of Sri Lanka approved all books.