BHAKTISIDDHANTA SARASVATI THAKURA
Krsna lila - Nayanamani manjari
Initiated by: Gaurakisora das Babajia Maharaja
Tha son of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura was the spiritual master of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder-Acarya of ISKCON. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta powerfully spread the teachings of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu in the early twentieth century. He preached strongly against the deep-rooted influences of casteism and impersonalism. Meeting with scholars, educators, and other leaders and writing over 108 essays and books, he strove to present Krsna consciousness as a science to be highly esteemed. He established 64 temples, known as Gaudiya Maths, inside and outside of India.