Category: In Memoriam

Ramai Das, a Disciple of Srila Prabhupada, Passed Away

Ramai Das, a Disciple of Srila Prabhupada, Passed Away

Ramai Prabhu, disciple of Srila AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, passed away. He recently was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer just a few days ago and initial test results had not even come back yet. He was the pujari in ISKCON Chicago for several years. His devotional service was always steady and unwavering which indicatesmore>>

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Remembering Kusakratha Das…

Remembering Kusakratha Das…

Kusakratha Prabhu’s life is an inspiration to the devotees of Lord Krishna. I first saw him in the San Francisco temple, where he was staying for a short time, just coming from the NY temple. He was sensitive to the cold weather, and so he wore pants or jeans under his dhoti. He chanted japamore>>

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Jahnava Devi Dasi Passed Away

Jahnava Devi Dasi Passed Away

Dear Friends of Vaishnavas CARE, Hare Krishna. Our dear friend and congregational member at ISKCON Philadelphia passed away yesterday on Friday, August 10, 2018. She was peacefully hearing the chanting of the Holy Name of Lord Krishna by His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada.  Jahnava performed years of devotional service and, with great enthusiasm, helped to rekindlemore>>

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Vaisnava Prema Das Passed Away in Boston, Mass. (U.S.)

Vaisnava Prema Das Passed Away in Boston, Mass. (U.S.)

On Thursday, August 2, 2018, a beloved member of the Boston ISKCON temple community, Vaisnava Prema Das, passed away in a hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was newly initiated by His Holiness Niranjana Swami who initiated him during his illness. We extend our sincere condolences to the entire Boston congregation who lovinglymore>>

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Sriman Gopal Agarwal, who aided Srila Prabhupada to get his original Visa to USA, Passed Away

Sriman Gopal Agarwal, who aided Srila Prabhupada to get his original Visa to USA, Passed Away

  Two days back, Sriman Gopal Agarwal, husband of Sally and father of two daughters, left his body due to old age afflictions. One of the daughters called New Vrindaban requesting one of our temple Brahmans to attend and offer rites prior to cremation. Due to the efforts of one young devotee (Nitai Das_rns, whomore>>

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In Memory of Amekhala

In Memory of Amekhala

By Giribaradhari das (Smara Hari’s brother): With tears in my eyes, I laugh and I cry, When I think of all you have done. This body you have lost At such a great cost, But your battle has been won. On this day I am sad, But I also feel glad, Because you have wonmore>>

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Glorification of His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami

Glorification of His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami

In honor of the anniversary of the Disappearance Day of His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami, we would like to share this service held in Vrindavan, India at the ISKCON Krishna Balarama Mandir.  All glories to His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami!  All glories to His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada!            Please watchmore>>

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In Honor of Yamaraja Prabhu

In Honor of Yamaraja Prabhu

By Lilasuka Dasi In gratitude to His Grace Yamaraja das, cent percent servant of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, to whom the depth of debt that I owe I may never fully know. Recently I heard that scheduled visits to be with you before your departure were being organized. My eyes widenedmore>>

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His Grace Yamaraja Dasa, a Disciple of Srila Prabhupada, Left This World.

His Grace Yamaraja Dasa, a Disciple of Srila Prabhupada, Left This World.

By Caturatma Das I have been asked to inform the Vaishnava community of the sad news of the departure from this earthly realm of Yamaraja Das. Yamaraja dasa was the renowned ISKCON photographer and layout artist, design artist and proof reader of Back To Godhead for decades. He left this world this morning, Friday Junemore>>

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His Grace Caru Gupta Das (ACBSP) Passed Away in Austalia

His Grace Caru Gupta Das (ACBSP) Passed Away in Austalia

By Kurma Dasa Dear Devotees, I received a message that our godbrother, Caru Gupta Das, passed away suddenly a few days ago at his home on Australia’s Gold Coast. Caru Gupta had been suffering from kidney disease. He leaves behind a wife and six children, all devotees of Lord Krishna. We pray that Caru Gupta Prabhumore>>

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