|Devamrita Swami was born on October 16, 1950 in New York City. At the
age of seventeen, he received a scholarship to Yale University and
graduated in 1972. Upon graduation Devamrita Swami began to study the
literary works of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the
founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.
In 1974, Devamrita Swami became an initiated student of A. C.
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He accepted the renounced order of
sanyasa in 1982. In 2002, he accepted the post as initiating spiritual
master.Since 1977, he has traveled worldwide, presenting the philosophy
of Krishna Consciousness. Currently he is based in Australia and New
Zealand, and frequently travels to India and the Orient on preaching