Commissioned by H.H. Jayapataka Swami, Co-Minister for Congregational
Development in ISKCON
Written by Kush Singh
There are four bona fide vaisnava sampradayas, as members of ISKCON and followers of Srila Prabhupada, we are in the Brahma sampradaya. Within the Brahma sampradaya we fall in the Brahma-Madhava-Gaudiya Sampradaya. The unique glory of our lineage as Gaudiya vaisnavas is that we are followers of Srimati Radharani. Lord Caitanya came in the mood of Srimati Radharani and revealed her most exalted position to us. The mercy of Srimati Radharani is the driving force of the Krishna Consciousness movement.
Upon a visit to Radha Kund in (2014) Bhadra Rupa das prayed to Srimati Radharani to fulfil his desire to receive a personal instruction from his Guru Maharaj, His Holiness Jayapataka Swami. Shortly after this, in a darshan with Maharaj, Bhadra Rupa’s prayer was answered.
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