64 Devotees Accept Ritvic Initiation

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By editor, 6.6 2015

ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna temple, Bangalore conducted a ritvik initiation ceremony on 5th March 2015, the auspicious day of Gaura Punima. 64 qualified devotees aspiring to take shelter of Srila Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON were initiated on this day.

ISKCON Bangalore follows ritvik system of initiation as instructed by Srila Prabhupada in his July 1977 letter.

Following is the list of devotees who accepted initiation.   

 

1

Abhishek Kumar Singh

Abhinandana Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna who wishes good for everyone

2

Abhishek Shridhar

Abhaya Gopala Dasa

Servant of Krishna who awards fearlessness

3

Abhishek Singh

Achyuta Govinda Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is the infallible Lord

4

Ajatshatru Srivastava

Abhirama Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is pleasing to His devotees

5

Akshay Rao 

Abhimanyu Suta Dasa

Servant of Parikshit Maharaj who is the son of Abhimanyu

6

Akshaya Deepa Shree

Ananda Gopi Devi Dasi

Servant of the blissful Gopi

7

Amit Kumar Singh

Aniruddha Balarama Dasa

Servant of Lord Balarama and Lord Aniruddha

8

Amritesh R

Ambuja Nayana Krishna Dasa

Servant of Lotus-eyed Supreme Lord Krishna

9

Anantha Muniseerappa

Ananta Narayana Dasa

Servant of the Unlimited Supreme Lord Narayana

10

Anuj Katara

Ananda Hari Dasa

Servant of the blissful Lord Hari

11

Aravind K

Atmarama Bhakta Dasa

Servant of the self-satisfied devotee

12

Arjun A R

Arjuna Sarathi Dasa

Servant of the Lord Krishna who is the charioteer of Arjuna

13

Ashwini Kumar

Achintya Gauranga Dasa

Servant of the inconceivable Lord Gauranga

14

Badrinath K

Brahmananda Dasa

Servant of the devotee who is situated in the bliss of Krishna Consciousness

15

Balavijay S

Balaveera Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is supremely strong and chivalrous

16

Biresh Prasad Shahi

Balabhadra Krupa Dasa

Servant of most merciful Lord Balarama

17

Dr. Shweta Shahi

Shyama Priya Devi Dasi

Servant of Radharani who is beloved of Sri Krishna

18

Ganesan

Garuda Narayana Dasa

Servant of Lord Narayana whose carrier is Garuda

19

Ganesh Kumar Dhananjaya

Gajendra Bhakta Dasa

Servant of the great devotee Gajendra

20

Gaurav R

Gaura Narayana Dasa

Servant of the Supreme Lord in His incarnation as Lord Chaitanya

21

Girish Venkat

Giridhari Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna, the lifter of Govardhana Hill

22

Gopal Rastogi

Gopala Gauranga Dasa

Servant of Lord Chaitanya who is non-different from Lord Krishna

23

Guptaa M

Guru Charana Dasa

Servitor of the Lotus feet of the spiritual master

24

Harish

Harendra Madhava Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is the Lord of Shiva

25

Ishwar Nagarajan Kaushik

Ikshvaku Dasa

Servant of the great devotee Ikshvaku

26

Jayaram

Jaya Govinda Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is ever victorious

27

Kiran A

Kirti Madhava Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is most famous

28

Kiran Bhandari

Kanhaiya Krishna Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is lovingly called as Kanhaiya

29

Kishore Krishna

Krishna Madhav Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is also the husband of the Godess of Fortune

30

Krishna Sagar N L  

Ksheerabdhi Shayana Dasa

Servant of the Supreme Lord who rests on the Milk ocean

31

Lokesh Subramani

Lokeshwara Govinda Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is the Lord of all the planets

32

Loknath

Loka Mangala Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna, the bestower of all auspiciousness on the entire world

33

Madan Kumar Sharma

Maha Shringa Dasa

Servant of Supreme Lord who appeared as a fish with a great horn

34

Mayank Agrawal

Murari Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is the enemy of the Mura demon

35

Narayana Rao

Naranarayana Rsi Dasa

Servant of Naranaryana Rsi

36

Naveen Jhunjhunwala

Neeraja Nayana Dasa

Servant of Lotus-eyed Supreme Lord Krishna

37

Nisha K 

Nama Kirthi Devi Dasi

Servant of the glories of the holy name

38

Poshit Nag

Panduranga Gopala Dasa

Servant of Krishna who appeared as Lord Panduranga

39

Pranesha Shashwath Kumar K J

Prananatha Gopala Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is the life and soul of His devotees

40

Prashanth

Padapadma Dasa

Servant of Lotus-faced Lord Chaitanya

41

Praveen

Padmanabha Dasa

Servant of Krishna whose abdomen is marked with the depression like a Lotus flower

42

Rahul Samaria

Raghuveera Dasa

Servant of Lord Rama who is the most powerful descendant of the Raghu dynasty

43

Rajagopal

Rama Lakshmana Dasa

Servant of Lords Rama and Lakshmana

44

Rajiv K Sidharth

Rama Govinda Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is non-different from Lord Rama

45

Ramya Narasimha Murthy

Ramapriya Devi Dasi

Servant of Srimati Radha who is the queen of the Rasa dance

46

Ranjan Shukla

Rasavihari Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who enjoys the Rasa dance

47

Sai Prashaanth

Sananda Kumara Dasa

Servant of Lord Chaitanya who is the son of Mother Sachi

48

Sajjan Kumar Garg

Gargamuni Govinda Dasa

Servant of a great devotee Gargamuni 

49

Santosh Kumar
 Nararyana

Sanatana Govinda Dasa

Servant of Lord Krishna who is eternal

50

Sarath Sasidharan

Sharath Chandra Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna whose lotus face resembles the full moon of the sharad season

51

Shreenivas Y G

Srivatsa Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna who has the mark of Srivatsa on His chest

52

Sivaranjani

Sadguna Lakshmi Devi Dasi

Servant of Lakshmi who possesses auspicious qualities

53

Somashekhar S B 

Sankarshana Narayana Dasa

Servant of Lord Narayana who also expands as Sankarshana

54

Sourabh Patil

Sundara Govinda Dasa

Servant of the most beautiful Lord Sri Krishna

55

Srinivasu Kolli

Srivasa Gaura Dasa

Servant of Lord Chaitanya and His associate Srivasa Thakura

56

Subha Shahi

Shubhamayi Gaurangi Devi Dasi

Servant of Radharani who is full of auspiciousness

57

Sunil Nayak

Sunanda Hari Dasa

Servant of Lord Hari who is very pleasing

58

Suresh Ananthappa

Sukhada Nityananda Dasa

Servant of Lord Nityananda who is the giver of bliss

59

Suresh Kumar Tattikota

Sundara Keshava Dasa

Servant of the most beautiful Supreme Personality of Godhead

60

Veeresh Rathod

Vallabha Chaitanya Dasa

Servant of the dearmost Lord Chaitanya

61

Venkatesh Mudgal

Venulola Dasa

Servant of Krishna who plays the flute

62

Vikas Kumar Sharma

Vaibhava Krishna Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is the magnificent Supreme Lord

63

Vinayaka Mallikarjun S

Vaishnava Bandhu Dasa

Servant of Krishna who is the dearmost friend of the Vaishnavas

64

Vivek 

Vijay Gauranga Dasa

Servant of Lord Chaitanya who is most learned scholar