New Jersey, Nov. 23, 2017: An initiation ceremony took place at the Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Edison, New Jersey today. This ceremony was held to coincide with the inauguration of the temple. Nine devotees took initiation and became the disciples of His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada, Founder-Acharya of the Hare Krishna Movement.
Governing Body Commissioner, His Grace Chanchalapathi Dasa and President of Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, His Grace Bhakta Vrinda Dasa performed the initiation ceremony as per Srila Prabhupada’s Institutional Directive on Initiation dated July 9, 1977.
His Grace Jaya Chaitanya Dasa graced the occasion. His Grace Vasudev Keshav Dasa led the ceremony. Several devotees and others participated in the initiation ceremony and temple inauguration.