gopal krsna goswami (3)

My heart grieves today, having heard about the departure of such an outstanding Vaisnava as His Holiness Gopal Krsna Goswami. I offer my condolences to the thousands of Vaisnavas and Vaisnavis worldwide whose hearts must be aching with intense feelings of separation from the physical loss of their spiritual master, guide, friend, and well-wisher.

Last year, I posted a blog about my meeting with Gopal Krsna Goswami in Delhi. If you have not read it yet, please do. It follows below. You will get a

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On this day of both Joy & Sorrow, I can feel the embrace of His Holiness Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaja’s mercy on myself. I always feel myself like Sudama embraced by Lord Krishna…kvāhaṁ daridraḥ pāpīyān kva kṛṣṇaḥ śrī-niketanaḥ…
For 47+ years, Maharaja has been my constant guide and friend. He cheered me on (even sometimes chastising me saying- ‘You are in maya’), praised my efforts, and shown me how to serve Srila Prabhupada with love and dedication.
Maharaja sets a perfect example for
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Tribute to HH Gopal Krsna Goswami



Dear Maharajas, Prabhus and Matajis,
Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
All glories to HH Gopal Krsna Gosvami.

I was struck with great sadness when I heard the news of the passing of HH Gopal Krsna Goswami from this material world. I first served under him in 1977 when he was the GBC for the Hyderabad temple. I also recall that in the late 1970s and early 1980s that some envious persons would make disparaging remarks about him, but those critics fell into oblivi

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