HH Jayadvaita Swami Maharaj in Richmond this Tuesday(08/06/2013) and Wednesday(08/07/2013)

Dear Devotees,

Please accept our humble and respectful obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada!! All glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga!!

We’re happy to inform you all that HH Jayadvaita Swami Maharaj is in Richmond this week. There will be two programs of his holiness as per the following details:

Day and Date – Tuesday, 6th August
Time – 06:00pm – 08:30pm
Venue –11517 Dublin Road, Glen Allen, VA-23060 / Phone # (804)747-8676
Day and Date – Wednesday, 7th August
Time – 06:00pm – 08:30pm
Venue – 4414 Walton Farms Dr. Richmond, VA – 23294 Ph – 571-234-2000
A brief Bio of HH Jayadvaita Swami Maharaj:
Jayadvaita Swami—editor, publisher, and teacher—is a disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.  He served as an editor or assistant editor for nearly all the books of Srila Prabhupada published during Srila Prabhupada’s lifetime.He received initiation from Srila Prabhupada in 1968, at the age of nineteen.Practically the first task assigned to him was to staple booklets. He later went on to typing manuscripts, transcribing Srila Prabhupada’s dictation for books, and then typesetting, proofreading, managing book production, and editing.He has lectured extensively at colleges and universities, especially in the United States.In 1978 he accepted the order of renounced life, sannyasa.In 1985 and 1986, he spent a year and a half traveling with a party of pilgrims on pada-yatra, a journey on foot, through various states of India, stopping in a different town or village every night.

In 1987, along with Dhanurdhara Swami and Bhurijana Dasa, he co-founded the Vrindaban Institute for Higher Education.

Since 1988 he has served as a director of Srila Prabhupada’s publishing house, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. He now oversees the work of the BBT in Africa.

From 1991 through most of 1998 he served as editor in chief ofBack to Godhead magazine, for which he had been an assistant editor for several years.

He served as the senior editor of a three-volume translation and commentary (publication completed in 2005) for Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta, a sixteenth-century Sanskrit philosophical and devotional work by Srila Sanatana Gosvami, and, by the same author, Sri Krishna Lila Stava (published in 2008). He has also served as the senior editor for Srila Jiva Gosvami’s Tattva-sandarbha (forthcoming from the BBT). His main editorial service now consists of training new editors.

He does not initiate disciples.

Apart from his services in publishing, he travels widely, teaching about the philosophy and culture of Krishna consciousness.

These are the countries in which he has taught: Argentina, Austria, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Congo-Kinshasa, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela. Source : http://www.jswami.info/

Please come with your friends and family. Thank you very much

your servant(s)
ISKCON of Richmond

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