Srila Prabhupada – At various times people have called him a scholar, a philosopher, a cultural ambassador, a prolific author, a religious leader, a spiritual teacher, a social critic, and a holy man. In truth, he was all these things and more.
His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Founder-Acharya of the ISKCON). In July 1966, Srila Prabhupada established the International Society for Krishna Consciousness — ISKCON in New York. His aim was to use the society to promote Krishna consciousness throughout the world.
Srila Prabhupada set out to America in 1965 and established the International Society for Krishna Consciousness at the age of sixty-nine. He travelled around the world fourteen times, established more than 100 temples of Krishna and initiated more than 10000 disciples into Krishna consciousness.