Acyuta Priya dasa joined ISKCON in 1980 in the USSR. He participated in underground preaching, translation, printing and distribution of Srila Prabhupada’s books. He is a disciple of Radhanatha Swami.
From 1988-1995, he was Temple President of ISKCON Kiev, Ukraine. From 1995 and up till now, he has been Regional Secretary and then Zonal Supervisor for ISKCON Ukraine, Moldova, Transnister, Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk areas. He is travelling and preaching in the above mentioned zones. He serves as a Deputy from 1997 up till now. Acyuta Priya dasa graduated from the GBC College for Leadership Development and teaches the Bhaktivaibhava course in the Kiev Academy for Krishna Consciousness. He is an author of books on community development and Vaisnava philosophy.
Bhakta-seva: Building up a Community on the Basis of Devotee Care
This seminar is meant for ISKCON leaders of all levels, and anyone interested in community development. Focuses on devotee care, fully compatible with GBC resolutions and Devotee Care Committee vision. Gives practical tools for building up healthy, vibrant and sustainable community of thousands from the very beginning point of one namahatta. Focus on values-oriented approach in preaching and building community, on how to implement Srila Prabhupada’s “think big” vision without compromising relationships and burning up devotees. ISKCON needs whole generation of leaders. We shall speak on how to empower young generation of devotees to come up and take leadership roles in Society. What makes one a leader in ISKCON, what leader should and should not to do to be successful in service. Tools for ISKCON’s social development.