HG Praneshwar Das
Praneshwar Das holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pune, a master’s in philosophy & religion from Madurai Kamraj University and is currently a PhD Research Scholar in the field of Spiritualty, also at Madurai Kamraj University.
Praneshwar Das joined ISKCON in 1995 at Juhu, Mumbai and in 1997, joined as a full-time member of the Brahmacari Ashram. He is a disciple of HH Radhanath Swami Maharaja and prior to joining the Brahmacari Ashram he worked for a Multinational Company.
After serving at the Bhaktivedanta Institute for 2 years, he transferred to the ISKCON Youth Forum Preaching department for 13 years until 2013 where he served as Head of Department. In addition to his other services, He has been involved with Brahmachari training, organizing festivals and event management.
Since 2013, he has been serving under the kind and able guidance of HG Mahaman Prabhuji at ISKCON Indore as Vice President and Director of Outreach for Madhya Pradesh.
At Indore, he is involved in Temple Management, Youth preaching, Congregational Development and, Fund raising. He has also initiated preaching projects in Gwalior, Dewas, Rau, Mhow, Chhindwara, Ratlam and Sagar.
He teaches Bhakti Sastri and Bhakti Vaibhava at Mayapur Institute and the VIHE. He has also given seminars in New Zealand, Mauritius, Muscat, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Fiji in addition to teaching Bhakti Sastri online to students worldwide.