Swami BV Tripurari

It is difficult to find someone from the West that both understands and can elegantly express the theory behind an Eastern mystical tradition. It is even more difficult to find a modern mystic. In Swami Tripurari we have both: a traditional mystic who can articulate the teachings of an ancient...

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Dulal Chandra dasa

My spiritual journey began in the late 1960’s by readings focused upon yoga and this interest brought me to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Bhagavad-gītā. The personal aspect of the Supreme drew my interest as providence connected me with the writings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, specifically...

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Bhakti-rasa dasi

Having been spiritually inspired and nourished by Swami BV Tripurari, Dulal Chandra, my husband, and I wanted to support his service to the Vaishnava community and we felt that helping him to establish Saragrahi would be a solid way to do that. We sold our new age retail store, Kindred...

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Citta-hari dasa

I joined Swami Tripurari, my Guru Maharaja, in Eugene, OR in 1996 and then moved to California with him to help him create Audarya where my main seva was construction and maintenance of the facility itself. I lived at Audarya until I moved to Saragrahi about four years ago to...

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Sumati dasi

In 2001, I met Tripurari Swami in Baltimore MD when he visited my friends Arcana Siddhi and Karnamrita. I was deeply moved by his presentation of Krishna Consciousness and I began regularly listening to his lectures and going to see him personally whenever he was in Baltimore and then again...

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Devahuti dasi

My name is Devahuti dasi. I joined Srila Prabhupada’s movement in 1977 in New Vrindavan, WV.  I have 2 grown children, 1 of whom is initiated by Swami BV Tripurari. Most of my life I served as a cook and pujari in Philadelphia and Baltimore. It was in Baltimore, 2001,...

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Haridasa

Haridas dasa

I became attracted to Swami B.V. Tripurari after meeting some of his dedicated followers. Their mood was very compelling. With all their wonderful qualities—broadmindedness, compassion, intelligence, thoughtfulness, empathy, honesty, and so much more—I quickly became attached to them. And if they were such beacons of light in my life, who...

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Kishore Krishna dasa

Kishore Krishna dasa

I was introduced to Gaudiya Vaisnavism in Boulder, Colorado three years ago. I had been attracted to Bhakti Yoga in high school, and when I finally got to meet devotees, i was blown away. I was taking some time off of school and decided to travel to Costa Rica, to...

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Bhakti-lata

Bhakti-lata dasi

My name is Bhaktilata and was initiated by Swami Tripurari, April, 2014. I relocated to Saragrahi April, 2015. I am a householder that lives a few miles away from the Ashram. I enjoy working in the garden and growing food for Gaura Radha Madhava. I also enjoy time with the...

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Hamsavatar das

Hamsavatar das

Hamsa began his spiritual journey when he met his guru A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1971. In 1973 he moved to his guru’s ashram in Los Angeles, when he also first met Swami BV Tripurari. Having been inspired by Swami’s work and spiritual mentorship for the past 25 years, he...

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Yogamaya

Yogamaya dasi

Yogamaya first met Swami Tripurari in the mid-1980’s and became one of his earliest disciples, living at their ashram in San Francisco and later Hawaii. After marrying her husband, Hamsavatar das, they lived for some years in England teaching Vedic sciences in England, Wales and Scotland before moving back to...

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Kanurama dasa

My name is Kanu Rama das.  I am one of many servants of Lord Caitanya and the disciple of BV Tripurari Swami. I was blessed with first and second initiation by Guru Maharaja during the Govardhana Puja festival in the fall of 2013.  I had been attending Guru Maharaja’s lectures...

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