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HH Bir Krishna Goswami Maharaj

July 27

Saturday July 27th at 4.30pm

HH Bir Krishna Goswami Maharaj   Born in October 1949, Bir Krishna Goswami spent his childhood in Long Island, New York. As an academically gifted student at NorthWestern University, he began reading the Vedic literatures translated by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Impressed by Srila Prabhupada’s scholarship and saintliness, Bir Krishna Goswami became a member of the Krishna conscious community in Gainesville, Florida in 1971. Shortly thereafter, he was initiated as Srila Prabhupada’s disciple. In 1972 he began traveling throughout the United States, distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books and lecturing at colleges and universities and in early 1978 Bir Krishna Goswami entered the renounced order of life (sannyasa) in Lima, Peru. In 1982 he came to North Carolina and opened its first permanent Krishna conscious center.In 1985 or thereabout, he began to work as a GBC. At present his zone includes Fiji, the Southeastern United States, Serbia and Slovenia. Bir Krishna Goswami has made his home base in Govardhana, India, but travels to various countries preaching.

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July 27