Name / Initiated name
Sriman Vallabha Das
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
I came into contact with ISKCON in the year 2000 in PUNE I was in service in Pune and I used to visit Pune temple as I was staying nearby. My wife came in contact with HG Jhanva Mataji who counselled her and my wife counselled me and brought me to ISKCON.
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
ISKCON- Ahmedabad HG. Yashomatinandan Pr. _ President HG Radheshyam Pr. President - Pune Temple HG BamsiGopal Pr. Pune My counsellor HG. Radhika mataji - Pune My counsellor
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
I am a Textile Engineer with @ 33 years of Practical experience in Textile Weaving. Presently serving as Weaving manager in an NRI group making GEO Textiles GEO Synthetic Fabric on Sulzer Projectile Weaving Machines. I hav wide experience of Sulzer Projectile machines model, PU, P-7100, P-7200 K3, P-7300HP and rapier machines.
What are your expectations from this community?
Actually, I hav turned 54 years. After putting 33 years of my life in Textile weaving I would like to retire and serve in the mission of Sirla Prabhupada. As I hav. one daughter who is 18 yrs. old and in Std. 12th I hav to continue for about 3 years more. I want somebody to help me hav a parttime job so that i meet my expenses and the remaining time I serve in the Mission of Sirla Prabhupada.
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
I am ready to offer any type of service to Lord Krishna. Presently, in the evening after my duty hours I go to the ABD temple and engage myself in temple service i.e. any counter as book counter or prasad counter of book godown etc. for 2 hours till the temple closes.