Bhakti Tirtha Swami
Bhakti Tirtha Swami was born John E. Favors in a pious, God-fearing family. As a child evangelist he appeared regularly on television. As a young man he was a leader in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's civil rights movement.
Bhakti-Tirtha Swami directly oversees projects in the United States as a senior member of ISKCON's Governing Body Commision particularly Washington D.C., Potomac, Maryland, Detroit, Pennsylvania, West Virginia), West Africa, South Africa, Croatia and Bosnia. A specialist in international relations and conflict resolution, Bhakti-Tirtha Swami constantly travels around the world and has become a spiritual consultant to may high-ranking members of the United Nations, to various celebrities and to Several chiefs, kings and high court justices. Bhakti-Tirtha Swami left this world on June 27th, 2005. He was suffering from advanced melanoma cancer.
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