HG Sankarsana Gaura Das

Sankarsana Gaura Das is a highly qualified and dedicated servant of ISKCON, who has dedicated his life to spreading the message of Lord Caitanya and Srila Prabhupada. With a background in Mechanical Engineering and Internal Combustion Engines, Sankarsana Gaura Das brings a unique perspective to his teachings and services within the society.

He completed his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathiyar University, Tamilnadu in 2001, with a First Class with Distinction. He then went on to obtain his M.E. in Internal Combustion Engines from ANNA UNIVERSITY in 2005. During his time as a student, Sankarsana Gaura Das also worked as a Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Government College of Technology under ANNA UNIVERSITY. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Philosophical studies.

Sankarsana Gaura Das's association with ISKCON began in 1997, and he took his first initiation from His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj in January 2006. In August 2008, he took his brahminical initiation. He received his Bhakti Sastri degree from The Bhaktivedanta Academy, Coimbatore under the Board of Examinations and completed his Teacher Training Course I and II, Bhakti Sastri Teacher Training course under Mayapur Institute. Sankarsana Gaura Das has facilitated Bhakti Sastri courses and Bhakti Pravesh, Gita Saaram courses at Bhaktivedanta Academy in Coimbatore since 2007 , and completed his Bhakti Vaibhava studies at Bhaktivedanta Vidya Pitha in Govardhan Eco Village, Wada. He underwent a two-year residential course in the Complete Study of Srimad Bhagavatam and Sri Caitanya Caritamrta.

In 2005, Sankarsana Gaura Das joined the Brahmachari ashram and served as the Vice President of ISKCON Coimbatore until 2019. During his time in this position, he was instrumental in organizing various outreach programs, one-day workshops, seminars, and one-week courses in leading educational institutions in Coimbatore.

Sankarsana Gaura Das's devotion to Lord Caitanya and Srila Prabhupada, combined with his educational background and years of service within ISKCON, make him a highly valuable asset to the society. His teachings are sure to inspire and uplift anyone who has the opportunity to hear them.