Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Goswami
Male, Deceased Person
1898 – 1968
Who was Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Goswami?
Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Goswami Maharaj - was a disciple of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura Prabhupada and the founder of Gaudiya Vaishnava religious organization Sree Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti, formed in Calcutta in 1940. Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Maharaj was also known as a friend of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, after whose death a number of Hare Krishnas left ISKCON and joined Bhakti Prajnana Kesava's organization.
He was also the sannyasa guru of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Bhakti Prajnana Kesava initiated ISKCON's founder into the sannyasa order on September 17, 1959 in his Gaudiya Math in Mathura, and gave him the name Bhaktivedanta Swami.
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- Jan 24, 1898
- Gaudiya Vaishnavism
- Lived in
- Oct 6, 1968
on July 23, 2013
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