Vraj Vihari dasa joined ISKCON in 1977. He served as a brahmacari doing sankirtan for 12 years. In 1989 he married Ananda Vrindavanesvari Devi and moved to Vrindavan where he lived for 21 years. In Vrindavan he taught sastra courses, managed the VIHE, and was a consultant with the Indian Supreme Court. Vraj Vihari dasa has an MA in Conflict Resolution. He founded ISKCONResolve in 2002. Presently he lives in Washington DC, is the co-director of ISKCON Resolve and serves the United States Government as a senior ombudsman.