The Ambassador from the Spiritual World

Founder Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

A Brief Biography of His Divine Grace

Childhood in Culcutta


On September 01, 1896, the day after Janmashtami (the auspicious appearance day of Lord Sri Krishna) in a little house in the Tollygunge suburb of Calcutta, a male child was born.
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Meeting His Spiritual Master


Srila Prabhupada became a student of philosophy at the Scottish Churches’ College in 1916. It was a prestigious college. In 1918, when he was in the third year of his college, Gour Mohan De got him married
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Broadcasting Krishna


After taking initiation from Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, Srila Prabhupada was contributing to his spiritual master’s mission by donating money as he was doing earlier, but now he wanted to do
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Journey to the West


A few days before his sixty-ninth birthday, Srila Prabhupada set out for America. He got a free ticket to travel to New York from the proprietor of Scindia Steamship Company, Smt. Sumatee Morarji.
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Prophecy Concluded


After arriving in New York city in September 1965, Srila Prabhupada struggled alone for an year to establish the Krishna Consciousness movement. He lived simply, lectured whenever and wherever
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His Divine Books


In 1935, Srila Prabhupada met his spiritual master Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura in Vrindavana. In a private meeting, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura told Srila Prabhupada
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