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Kadamba Kanana Swami

Kadamba Kanana Swami
Religion Gaudiya Vaishnavism
Religious career
Initiation Diksa–1979, Sannyasa–1997
Post ISKCON Guru, ISKCON Sannyasi
Website http://www.kkswami.com/

Kadamba Kanana Swami is a Hare Krishna guru[1][2] and one of the senior members of ISKCON.[3][4][5] He is a member of the faculty at Bhaktivedanta College where he teaches in the subject area titled Reflections on Chaitanya Charitamrita.[6] Kadamba Kanana Swami has also been teaching courses on Vaishnavism at Mayapur Institute for Higher Education and Learning.[3][7]

Kadamba Kanana Swami is of Dutch nationality.[4][5] He joined ISKCON in 1978 in Amsterdam.[6] From 1985 to 1990 he was in charge of the construction of Srila Prabhupada's Pushpa Samadhi Mandir in Mayapur.[6] From 1990 till 1995 he was serving as a temple president of the renowned Krishna Balarama Mandir in Vrindavan.[6] There was an attempt to murder him in 1995 and after recovery he took sannyasa from his guru, Jayadvaita Swami and is presently an initiating spiritual master within ISKCON.[6] He is the first of a few diksa gurus in ISKCON who were not initiated by ISKCON's founder A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.[8] Kadamba Kanana Swami is also a member of the Vrindavan Executive Board, the Governing Body Commission for ISKCON Vrindavan.[9]

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External video
Hare Krishna - Wie ich sie sehe
Kadamba Kanana Swami interviewed in a German documentary
  • Biography of H.H. Kadamba Kanana Swami
  • Kadamba Kanana Swami on the Official Site of ISKCON Germany and Austria
  • Accept what we are!' - interview with Kadamba Kanana Swami
  • Bhaktivedanta College Starts Sixth Academic Year
  • Writings by Kadamba Kanana Swami
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