GBC publishes Founder-Acharya book – an SPPC initiative


The GBC has published an enlightening and detailed book explaining the pre-eminent position of Srila Prabhupada as Founder-Acharya of ISKCON.

The book is an initiative of the Srila Prabhupada Position Committee (SPPC), consisting of sixteen senior devotees including Bhakti Charu Swami, Gopal Krishna Goswami, Hari Sauri Das and Ravindra Svarupa Das, amongst others. The SPPC is one of the many initiatives created by the GBC Strategic Planning Network, which aims to secure the future of ISKCON.

“Srila Prabhupada: The Founder-Acharya of ISKCON,” was written by ISKCON scholar Ravindra Svarupa Das and published by ISKCON GBC Press. It received an initial hardcover print-run of 25,000 copies and was first distributed at the ISKCON Leadership Sanga in February 2014 in Mayapur, West Bengal. It is also now available to download at


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