Kārttika candra dāsa

Ashram/marital status: Married

Name of spouse if mentoring as a couple: Śrījī sundarī devī dāsī

Town and borough of residence: Edgware, Harrow – London

In ISKCON since: 1993

Spiritual courses attended: Several short courses

Services rendered over last 5 yrs: teaching Śrīmad Bhāgavatam and Caitanya Caritāmṛta, preaching, book distribution, running saṅgas, helping with management, school governorship, assisting in śāstric research, mentorship, maintaining a Kṛṣṇa conscious family

Interests: cooking, hearing Śrīla Prabhupāda’s audio lectures, hearing instructions from one’s spiritual master and other senior ISKCON speakers through their lectures, serving various ISKCON temple congregation in the UK by giving classes and seminars, children’s school education, Sanskrit language – conversational, poetic aesthetics and Pāṇinian grammar, studying and teaching Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta, Śrīmad Bhāgavatam, Bhakti Rasāmṛta Sindhu and Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā, constantly finding ways of improving one’s japa, regularly visiting sacred lands of Vraja, Navadvīpa and Puri, serving senior Vaiṣṇavas, reading works and commentaries of previous ācāryas, collecting rare devotional artifacts, writing and composing verses and poetry, meditation

Profession: Senior Director – Head of Management Consulting

Languages known in addition to English: Sanskrit, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Italian (basic) and Mandarin (basic)

Ages of children under 21 yrs old:  13-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son