Bhakti Tirtha Swami

Bhakti Tirtha Swami

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bhakti Tirtha Swami (February 25, 1950 - June 27, 2005) (previously known as John Favors and Toshombe Abdul), also known as Swami Krishnapada, was a leading guru and governing body commissioner of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (commonly known as the Hare Krishnas or ISKCON). He was the highest-ranking African American in ISKCON. Bhakti Tirtha Swami met with prominent world figures such as Nelson Mandela and Zambia's president Kenneth Kaunda, was frequently interviewed in the media, wrote 17 books on religious topics and led community development projects in the United States and other countries. He was the founder and director of the Institute for Applied Spiritual Technology in Washington, DC, "a nonprofit, nondenominational organization whose membership represents a variety of spiritual paths and professional backgrounds." He traveled the world constantly and served as a spiritual consultant. He also served as chairman of the Third World Coalition.
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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136727536
  • 9786136727530