Bhakti Vaibhava Swami
Bhakti Vaibhava Swami finished his studies and joined the Hare Krishna movement in 1970.The following year he was initiated by Srila Prabhupada. He has been an initiating spiritual master in ISKCON since 1987, and was awarded sannyasa initiation in 1991. He established a thriving ISKCON center in Mongolia and has been awarded an honorary degree by the local university.
His responsibilities in the GBC include his role as zonal secretary for Mongolia, Albania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Macedonia, Poland, and Slovakia.He serves as co-zonal secretary for Eastern and Western Siberia, Latvia, Belarus, Kaliningrad CIS, Ukraine, Far East CIS and Romania. His interest in filmmaking and spreading the culture of Gaudiya Vaishnavism has resulted in two documentaries, “Mother Ganga” and “Lost Village.” Picure gallery >>