Name / Initiated name
Yamuna Jivana dasa
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
1998. Durban. Book distributor Prema Manjari Dasi preached to me at a time I most needed and was looking for spiritual understanding.
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
ISKCON Pretoria: Vraja Valabha Prabhu (temple president at this time - 14 March 2012); ISKCON Lenasia: Caitanya Prabhu (Temple president also valid 14 March 2012).
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
I am a visually disabled music producer at Gaura Records Audio. Produced various Vaisnava albums and other productions for ISKCON interest. Main activity is Japa and Kirtana; main hobby is audio production to make Vaisnava music in studio. Trying hard to learn the skills in creating an interactive website to display and sell music produced at the studio. Also trying to home-school my two children solely from Sastra, in line with Mother Aruddha Devi Dasi's methods described on iskconeducation.org under home Schooling.
What are your expectations from this community?
Sadhu Sanga; sharing of devotional media; collaborating with devotees interested in Krishna-Home-Schooling their children; collaborating with other devotee musicians and producers.
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
My areas of expertise are music and to some extent computer support. I can offer help in any of these areas to devotees.