Bhakti Madhurya Govinda Swami

Bhakti Madhurya Govinda Swami was initiated by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in October 1968, about two months before Jayapataka Swami, awarding him the name “Makhanlal das”. He opened the Berkeley, California temple in 1969. He has been practicing Bhakti Yoga steadily for the past 42 years. He has managed several of the centers in the U.S. He has taught hundreds of classes on the science of Krishna Consciousness, the ancient Vedic culture, the Bhagavat Purana, Isopanisad, Bhagavad Gita, and other Vedic classics in colleges, universities, and ISKCON centers. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. He has also appeared on a significant number of popular national and international television shows, both in the U.S. and India, such as the popular show “We the people” (MDTV,Delhi). He was awarded the Sannyas order by the GBC in February, 2010. He is currently traveling and teaching throughout India and Asia. Picture gallery >>