The Passing of Govinda Madhava Das
By ISKCON News Staff | Jun 15, 2022
Govinda Madhava Prabhu left this world on June ninth at his London residence the place he had been dwelling since 2005 together with his spouse Uma Dutt. The information saddens us all of the extra as he has all the time been a really devoted Vaishnava to the mission of Srila Prabhupada.
Born in Brazil 44 years in the past, Anderson Malta met the devotees in 1990 and took part in cultural applications organized by the Goura Vrindavan neighborhood within the Vale da Graúna area there, he met Param Gati Swami who gave him initiation.
He first served intensely on the venture of Goura Vrindavana, Vrajabhumi, and the Temple of Rio de Janeiro. In the early years of his lengthy life as a brahmachari, Govinda Madhava devoted himself to distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books all through Brazil within the two annual marathons. In the early 2000s, his religious grasp requested him to come back and help him in France and really rapidly Govinda Madhava took on the accountability of adoring Sri Sri Radha-Parisisvara, a service he carried out whereas all the time in search of to good it and with nice dedication and ability.
It was throughout common journeys she made to Paris to supply luxurious garments to the Murtis that Uma met Govinda Madhava her future husband. Born right into a Gujarati household, Uma was eager to supply Seva to the Murtis of London and Paris. After their marriage, Govinda Madhava moved to London and located a secure job within the banking sector. Very severe of their observe, they continued their devoted and unwavering service to the Supreme Couple in London and Paris collectively.
Govinda Madhava died attributable to covid-19 and we’re awaiting particulars from the medical neighborhood.
We are sure of the eternal relationship that Govinda Madhava has nurtured with our Founder Acarya, who put in Sri Sri Radha-Parisiavara in 1973, and pray to Srila Prabhupada that he considers this devoted soul and lead him to the lotus ft of the Supreme Couple.
With the prayers of all Vaisnavas who knew him, we bid farewell to Govinda Madhava Prabhu, with the hope that he continues his legacy and devotion to ISKCON.