Album #30: HH Bhaktividya Swami

Date: 1st June 2011

His Holiness Bhaktividya Purna Swami has been living in Sridham Mayapur for many years overseeing the training of students in Vaisnava Brahminical traditions. He is often referred to as Gurukula Maharaj. He generously shares his broad knowledge of Culture and Vaisnavas Behaviors in all his classes. He has been a member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) since 1973 and, since 1974, his chief domicile has been India.   A disciple of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Bhaktividya Purna Swami is recognized internationally as an erudite scholar of Vedic studies.

Bhaktividya Purna Swami is renowned for his knowledge of ancient Vedic scriptures including Srimad Bhagavatam, Bhagavad Gita, the Upanisads and the Puranas. Particular fields of expertise include the study of philosophy; Vedic psychology; relationship development; Vedic rites; and importantly the application of Vedic culture in day to day life.  Bhaktividya Purna Swami leads the simple life of an austere monk in Mayapur, West Bengal, and occasionally travels to the West to present seminars and workshops.

Swami Ji did various programs around in Australia during his recent visit.  The videos will be uploaded soon on this website.  Hare Krishna!

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