ISKCON Scoundrel Gurus


Before he died on November 14, 1977, it is claimed that Prabhupadha had put into place a system of government of his organisation, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and empowered 11 gurus or spiritual masters who would continue to initiate new disciples and be worshipped as "pure devotees" ie Gods by the majority of ISKCON members. The (11) eleven original cheater Gurus from Left to Right:

1. Harikesa Swami (embezzler)
2. Jayatirtha dasa Adhikari (dead)
3. Hansadutta Swami (drunkard)
4. Hridayananda Gosvami (tits guru)
5. Ramesvara Swami (loves girls)
6. Bhagavan dasa Adhikari (nazi)
7. Kirtanananda Swami (Jail)
8. Tamala Krsna Gosvami (dead)
9. Satsvarupa dasa Gosvami (father)
10. Bhavananda Gosvami (homo-sex)
11. Jayapataka Swami (militant)

Monika and Harikesha Swam
Harikesha: (Robert Campagnola)
Ran off with his female massage therapist and cash. Now married and enjoying cash and massages. Since then Harikesha's nick-name became to be known as Hurry-Cash.
Left ISKCON and stole millions of Dollars. Cheated his so called disciples.

Jayatirtha Das:
Jayatirtha: (James Immel)
Dead - died on November 13, 1987
Left ISKCON to start his own LSD drug cult, and had his head hacked off by one of his followers in a drug-induced attack.

Hansadutta Swami:
Hansadutta: (Hans Kary)
Left ISKCON after being caught engaging in illicit activity. Later confessed to the "Guruhoax". Trying to become active again.

Hansadutta is the only guru (out of the eleven) who wrote a public apology, asking for forgiveness, stating that Srila Prabhupada never appointed any successor gurus.

Hridayananda Das Goswami:
Hridayananda: (Howard Resnick)
Beverly Hills Playboy, fond of women, looks like a Karmi, does not wear any devotional attire such as dhotee, neck-beads, kunti-mala or tilak. Not a Sannyasi anymore, but demands to be worshiped as guru. Likes to engage in frivolous sports, such as playing Volley-Ball, Ping-Pong, Piano, etc. Went back to college to get mundane education.
Photo Gallery of Hridayananda Swami Go'n Karmi

Ramesvara Swami:
Ramesvara: (Robert Grant)
Left ISKCON after being caught engaging in illicit activity. Now working in real estate.
Trying to get a comeback in ISKCON

Bhagavan Das:
Bhagavan: (William R. Ehrlichman)
Left ISKCON after being caught engaging in illicit activity. Later imprisoned and now hanging out on the fringe of the movement. Trying to get a comeback in ISKCON.
Militant enforcer of ISKCONS bogus guru system, with himself as the supreme Bhagavan. Cheated his so called disciples.

Kirtanananda Swami:
Kirtanananda: (Keith Gordon Ham)
Left ISKCON after being caught engaging in illicit activity. Accused of homo-sex, child abuse, paedophilia. Imprisoned for racketeering, and following release from prison in 2004, is attempting to continue as Guru.

Tamal Krishna Goswami:
Tamal Krishna:: (Thomas G. Herzig)
[ +1946-2002 ] - Dead, died on March 15, 2002 in a freak car crash on the road to Calcutta, his head smashing through the windshield of his Taxi.
Tamal Krishna is the founder of the bogus guru system in ISKCON. Told many different stories to justify his 'Guru hoax' before dying horribly in a car crash. Tamals bogus Guru system is being followed in ISKCON till todate.

Satsvarupa Das Goswami:
Satsvarupa: (Steven Guarrino)
Admitted having an affair with a married woman. Cheated his so called disciples.
Stopped from initiating disciples, but still worshipped as an Iskcon guru.

Bhavananda Goswami:
Bhavananda: (Charles Backus) (Bacis?)
Left ISKCON after being caught engaging in illicit activity. ISKCONS Homo-Sex Guru. Accused of child abuse and caught in homo-sexual activity. Now employed by ISKCON as a consultant. Still enjoying worship in the 'old boys club'

Jayapataka Swami:
Jayapataka: (Gordon John Erdman)
Under police investigation for abetment to suicide. Militant enforcer of ISCONS bogus guru system, supporting the vicious homosexual paedophile guru worship.
Still acting as 'Guru' although suffering from brain damage incurred due to a stroke causing haemorrhage in the brain stem.

Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa:
Chris Butler, Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa, who hooked onto Prabhupad's bandwagon for a while and declares himself the true authorised Gaudiya Vaishnavism Guru is an arsehole but at least he's not a criminal arsehole.


Prabhupada was able to create an international organisation with thousands of devotees acting in a way which ordinarily dismayed their families and the societies in which they lived but who were meant to live up to much more restrictive ethical standards. He taught a doctrine that included the necessity of worshipping the guru as God, even though he said that all gurus who claimed to be God were actually Dog. At his death, the majority of his followers were unable to discriminate "scoundrels" from "perfect masters" amongst the gurus he empowered to continue his tradition. This is despite the fact that on the death of his own guru the followers had fractured into dissenting groups in a struggle for power so he had had a warning of possible problems.

Kirtananda The blame for the ethical collapse of his most intimate followers must also be his because apart from the exception of Kirtananda Bhaktipada, (Keith Ham), the guru of New Vrindaban commune in West Virginia (photo, right) who seems to have always been an evil scumbag, the other gurus had joined Prabhupada with the hope and promise of transcending their personalities and desires and had been accepted by him as his most successful followers when he appointed them as gurus on his death. Kirtananda Swami Bhaktipada has been sentenced to 20 years in gaol for racketeering for his involvement in murder, arson and insurance fraud; though his many other crimes against the spirit such as homosexual paedophilia, megalomania etc etc will probably not be punished by secular authorities.

Hansudatta Hansudatta Hans Kary was an unhappy, depressed 26 year old freelance photographer and failed painter in 1966 when he became a follower of Prabhupada (both in photo, left). He became one of Prabhupada's closest devotees and became the guru for Germany, Berkeley, and India on Prabhupada's death. After 10 years of strictly following his guru's spiritual directions he was first arrested for fraud, larceny, postal and weapons violations in Germany and later for similar though more serious crimes in the USA. He was an unhappy, depressed ex-perfect spiritual master with severe drug problems, paranoia and vices that had become habits when he was expelled from ISKCON after 20 years. In the 1990's after being refused re-rentry into ISKCON he established an alternative organisation supposedly devoted to Krishna with himself as guru.

It is not enough to find a guru who believes in his teachings, is personally trustworthy and ethical, the teachings themselves must have the power and truth he claims else the consequences of following them may turn out to be very disappointing.

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