Pada Seva Team Members

HG Vallabh Chaitanya Das

HG Vallabh Chaitanya Das

Meet HG Vallabh Chaitanya Prabhu, a dynamic personality with a deep passion for spreading the message of Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam. He holds a BComm. degree from Calcutta University and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) inter. After working in La Opala as an accountant, he found his true calling when he came in contact with the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in 1998. Since then, he has dedicated himself to the cause of spiritual awakening and has served ISKCON Kolkata in various capacities.

With a skill for good event management, HG Vallabh Chaitanya Prabhu has organized festivals such as Rath Yatra, Janmashtami, Gaur Purnima, Ram Katha, and various camps such as youth camps, householder's camps, and children's camps. He has also conducted seminars on topics such as harnessing mind power, overcoming bad habits, time management, and dealing with stress, anger, and depression in various colleges like Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta National Medical College, Jadavpur University, Bengal Engineering College, and Kolaghat Engineering College.

Currently, HG Vallabh Chaitanya Prabhu serves as the center head of ISKCON Dumdum and co-vice president of ISKCON Kolkata. He is also a member of the IKCC (ISKCON Kolkata Communication Committee) and the EIDC (Eastern India division council). In addition, he is the Chairman of ISKCON Dumdum Temple Development Committee, which highlights his leadership skills and dedication to the betterment of the community.

 

HG Kanai Natasala Das

HGKanainatashalaDas

Meet HG Kanai Natasala Prabhu, an individual with a unique journey that led him to become a dedicated practitioner and preacher of Krishna Consciousness. After completing his education at IIT Roorkee, he began his professional journey with Johnson & Johnson in Mumbai. It was during his time in Mumbai that he was introduced to the teachings of Krishna Consciousness, which eventually led him to dedicate his life to the mission.

With a deep understanding of powerful scriptures such as Srimad Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam, he has been able to share the profound philosophy and its practical applications through real-life examples. Along with his preaching activities, he has also actively contributed to the Kitchen Department, showcasing his dedication to the mission in all aspects of his life.

 

HG Chaitanya Madhav Das

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Introducing HG Chaitanya Madhav Prabhu - a dedicated and passionate devotee of ISKCON, who embarked on his spiritual journey while pursuing his B. Tech degree from KIT, Kalinga Institute of Technology, at Bhubaneshwar. After getting connected with ISKCON, he moved to Kolkata for work and furthered his spiritual journey by attending Bhagavad-gita classes conducted by ISKCON Kolkata. Since 2012, he got connected with ISKCON Kolkata and has been actively involved in various activities that serve the mission of Srila Prabhupada.

With a Bhakti Shastri degree under his belt, HG Chaitanya Madhav Prabhu is an authorized teacher of the four important scriptures of ISKCON - Bhagavad-gita, Nectar of Devotion, Nectar of Instruction, and Ishopanishad. He has been preaching the science of Bhagavad Gita since 2014 and is actively involved in managing the kitchen during the Rathyatra festival, feeding over 25,000 visitors every day for 9 days. He also manages children summer camps, book distribution, and conducts festivals like Janmashtami, Rathyatra, and Ramnavami. Additionally, he conducts Dham Yatra, leading devotees on a journey of spiritual exploration and growth.

With his unwavering commitment and dedication to ISKCON's mission, HG Chaitanya Madhav Prabhu is an inspiration to many and a testament to the transformative power of spiritual devotion.

HG Sadashiv Sitanath Das

HG Sadashiva Sitanath Das

Meet HG Sadashiv Sitanath Prabhu, a man of diverse talents and passions. With over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, he has pursued a successful career, working with top Multi-National Companies and currently serving as a Project Manager in HCL Technologies Ltd.

But that's not all that defines him. HG Sadashiv Sitanath Prabhuji is equally dedicated to his spiritual pursuits, practicing devotional life since 2010. His devotion and commitment led him to receive the Hari Naam Diksha in May 2015 and Brahmin Diksha in Sep 2017.

Not only has he received these spiritual qualifications, but he has also actively served the ISKCON Melbourne and Sydney temples in the past. Currently, he is engaged in various services at ISKCON Dum Dum, serving as a core member of the congregation development committee and festival committee. He also spreads the devotional science of Srimad Bhagavad Gita and cooks prasad during festivals. With such diverse interests and talents, HG Sadashiv Sitanath Prabhuji is an inspiration to all those who wish to balance their material and spiritual lives.

Vinod Chopra & Sangeeta Chopra

Vinod Chopra Sangeeta Chopra

Meet Vinod Prabhu and Sangeeta Mataji, a couple who have been  making a sincere contribution to ISKCON Dumdum through their humble services.

Vinod Prabhu, was previously a General Manager in a private organization, and currenlty managing His own Consultancy Firm. Sangeeta Mataji, who studied psychology is currently a homemaker, have taken on various roles within the organization.


They serve as the Chairman of the ISKCON Dumdum Festival Committee, an active member of the ISKCON Dumdum Congregation Development Committee, Yatra Committee, and Temple Development Committee.

Their commitment to ISKCON Dumdum extends beyond their own involvement, as they have instilled a devotional nature in their children, Vitasha Mataji and Kritik Prabhu. Together, they create a spiritually vibrant home that reflects their dedication to their faith.

 

Jaideep Mukherjee & Rusha Mukherjee

Jaideep and Rusha Mukherjee

Meet Jaideep Prabhu and Rusha Mataji, a Grihastha Couple shares passion for spiritual growth and service to Srila Prabhupada.

Jaideep Prabhu, an MTech graduate from BITS Pilani, currently works in the IT industry as Project Manager and has been a devoted member of ISKCON since 2006. Meanwhile, Rusha Mataji holds a degree in Genetics and an MBA in human resources, with a wealth of experience serving in top MNCs like Infosys and Capgemini. Her own journey with ISKCON began in 2005, when she attended Bhagavad Gita discourses in ISKCON Zurich.

Their mutual dedication to Krishna Consciousness led them to take their spiritual practice seriously in 2014, as they joined ISKCON's spiritual classes.

Since then, they have been actively involved in various forms of service, such as preaching the spiritual science of Bhagavad Gita and spreading Krishna Consciousness through spiritual articles. In addition, they hold important positions within ISKCON DumDum Temple, serving as the CDC Chairman and the Secretary of the Temple Development Committee. They are also active members of the Yatra Committee.

 

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Sabita Biswas

Sabita Biswas

Meet Sabita Mataji, a post-graduate doctor by profession who was introduced to ISKCON classes by her neighbor's house rented by the ISKCON youth devotees. With her strong determination and dedication, she started practicing Krishna Consciousness and feels more positive and content in life. Despite her hectic and challenging work hours, she manages to maintain her home and family perfectly while engaging in sadhana and seva. Mataji is an inspiration to many devotees who admire her humble and submissive nature, despite being engaged in multiple services of Srila Prabhupada. She seeks to contribute to ISKCON's mission in any way possible and has been an active member since 2016.

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Aparna Das

Aparna Das

Meet Aparna Mataji, a dedicated school teacher based in Kolkata who has been a part of the ISKCON community since 2016. Her journey with ISKCON began when she attended a summer camp organized by ISKCON Kolkata and since then, she has been an active member of the community. By attending regular Bhagavad Gita classes and embracing Krishna Consciousness, Aparna Mataji feels a newfound positivity in her life and an overall sense of satisfaction and happiness. As a loving mother of two bright daughters, Sampurna Das and Subhanita Das, Aparna Mataji is passionate about grooming them as sincere devotees by nourishing them with Krishna Consciousness from a very early age. In addition to her personal commitments, Aparna Mataji is an active contributor to the ISKCON community, serving during various festivals and writing Krishna Conscious articles.

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Tamanna Giri

Tamanna Giri

Meet Tamanna Mataji, a gifted dancer and singer who joined the Srimad Bhagavad Gita classes by ISKCON DumDum in July 2020. Her talent has earned her several awards and competition victories, yet she remains humble and dedicated to practicing Krishna Consciousness with sincerity. Tamanna is currently providing valuable services to ISKCON, including performing kirtan on the PadaSeva Youtube channel, serving as the editor of the Pada Seva Facebook page, and teaching harmonium and kirtan to devotees at ISKCON DumDum. Her devotion and commitment to spreading Krishna Consciousness are an inspiration to many.

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Sampurna Das

Sampurna Das

Meet Sampurna Mataji, a devoted follower of Krishna Consciousness. Her journey towards spirituality began at the young age of 8, where she was drawn to attend spiritual classes designed for children. Daughter of Subhashish Das & Aparna Das, Sampurna is an exceptional devotee who radiates dedication, sincerity and talent.

Her ability to easily recite and memorize Bhagavad Gita slokas is truly remarkable. She also assists her mother in deity services by picking flowers, helping with decoration and offering bhoga to the lord. Along with her devotion to Krishna, she enjoys listening to bhajans, singing and drawing. Currently, she is serving ISKCON by volunteering during various festivals and spreading Krishna Consciousness through her artistic skills. It is a pleasure to witness such a young and dedicated soul serve the community with pure love and devotion.

 

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Ishika Banerjee

Ishika Banerjee

Meet Ishika Mataji, an inspiring BBA student who has been a devotee of Lord Krishna since her childhood. 

 

In the year 2019, she was struck by a series of medical issues which left her with only one companion- Lord Krishna. His divine presence brought her peace amidst the chaos of the world. As she started listening to Krishna kathas, her interest in Bhagavad Gita grew stronger. Her inquisitiveness led her to join the Srimad Bhagavad Gita Classes by ISKCON DumDum, where she could gain a deeper understanding of Krishna and the spiritual world.

 

Apart from her devotion towards Krishna, she also has a passion for painting, which she cherishes more than anything. With her creative skills, she is currently rendering the services to ISKCON by preaching Krishna consciousness through her beautiful drawings.

Her dedication towards her art and her spirituality is truly inspiring.

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Sonia Kapoor

Sonia Kapoor

Meet Mrs. Sonia Kapoor Mataji, a remarkable individual who embodies the essence of Krishna consciousness. 

 

She is a versatile woman with many roles and skills. She is a businesswoman, a housewife, and a teacher. She studied commerce and fashion designing, and worked as a team leader, a patient care manager, and an HR professional in various corporate sectors for 9 years. She then switched to teaching, which is her passion. She also has a diploma in fine arts and nutrition, and is proficient in Bharatnatyam dance.

 

She faced health and mental issues during the Covid pandemic, leading her into a state of depression that she continues to battle. It was during this difficult period that she longed for peace and calmness, which she found through Krishna consciousness. Mataji’s unwavering dedication to her spirituality and her ability to find solace in Krishna consciousness is truly inspirational. With her creative skills, she is currently rendering the services to ISKCON by preaching Krishna consciousness through her beautiful drawings.

Her hobbies include painting, dance, and cooking, which she wholeheartedly embraces as creative outlets for self-expression.

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Bishakha Shaw

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Introducing, Bishakha Mataji, a talented and dedicated individual who is making a positive impact both in her professional and personal life.

She is a Physics Subject Matter Expert at Vedantu Innovations Pvt Ltd, where she brings her expertise and passion for the subject to the forefront. Alongside her career, she has also embraced her spiritual journey and has been practicing Krishna Consciousness since 2019 with great sincerity. In addition to her personal practice, she is also actively involved in serving her community through ISKCON. Her unique way of preaching Krishna Consciousness through drawing has allowed her to reach out and connect with people in a meaningful way.

She is a true inspiration, demonstrating how one can lead a fulfilling life while making a difference in the lives of others.

 

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Deblina Chatterjee

Deblina Chatterjee

Meet Deblina Mataji, a multi-talented individual with a passion for teaching, counselling, and serving the community. After completing her schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya in Kolkata in 2005, she pursued BCA in 2008 and MCA in 2012 from WBUT. Following her post-graduation, she became a part-time lecturer at a college before joining Cognizant in March 2014.

Apart from her professional endeavors, she is an avid learner and has completed a certificate course on the 'Basic Skills of non Clinical Counselling and Advancement of well-being.' She also indulges in various hobbies such as singing, creative work, collecting quotes, and attending seminars/webinars on psychological topics. She has a heart for serving in NGOs and is actively involved in two of them.

Her spiritual journey began in her childhood when she visited the ISKCON temple and fell in love with its peaceful environment. She visited ISKCON Mayapur, where she was introduced to the Bhagavad Gita by HG Vallabh Chaitanya Das Prabhuji. However, she struggled to understand it on her own and thus started attending online Gita classes conducted by ISKCON Dum Dum in July 2020. Since then, she has been following Krishna Consciousness sincerely and contributing to the ISKCON community by writing Krishna Conscious Articles.

 

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Krisha Kedia

KrishaKedia

Meet Krisha Kedia Mataji - a devoted disciple of Lord Krishna, born to Vivek Kedia and Kusum Kedia, and blessed with a younger sister named Vrinda Kedia. From a tender age of 4, she discovered her spiritual inclination and found solace in the teachings of ISKCON. With unwavering dedication, she has been consistently practicing Krishna Consciousness, chanting the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra with devotion. Alongside her spiritual pursuits, she also nurtures her creative side by indulging in activities like drawing, dancing and singing. her unique approach to spreading the message of Lord Krishna includes preaching through her artistic talents, using her drawings as a medium to promote Krishna Consciousness. Her sweet nature and commitment to her faith make her an inspiration to many.

 

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Priyanshi Majumdar

Priyanshi Majumdar

Meet Priyanshi Mataji, a remarkable young student whose intelligence and talent shine brightly. With a love for drawing and painting, singing, and creating crafts, she uses her creativity to express herself in various mediums. Alongside her artistic pursuits, she has a deep interest in Krishna Consciousness and is an active participant in spiritual courses organized by ISKCON. She attends regular Srimad Bhagavad Gita classes with her mother and has dedicated herself to following the practices of Spirituality as directed in Vedic Scriptures, including following Ekadashi and abstaining from non-vegetarian food since March 2022. Her passion for Krishna Consciousness extends beyond her personal practice, as she uses her artistic talents to spread the message of devotion and spirituality to others.
 

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Sara Paul

SaraPaul

Meet Sara Mataji, a devoted worshipper of Lord Sri Krishna since her childhood. Her devotion for Lord Krishna goes beyond the traditional Raksha Bandhan rituals as she lovingly ties rakhi to Him, considering Lord Krishna as her younger brother. Sara's adoration for the Lord is expressed through her love for kirtans and bhajans that glorify Krishna and His devotees, which she listens to with great enthusiasm. Her day starts and ends with prayers to Krishna, demonstrating her unwavering devotion towards Him. Additionally, Sara's artistic abilities are also dedicated to expressing her Krishna Consciousness, as she loves to draw Krishna Conscious art. Join us in exploring the world of devotion and art through the eyes of Sara Mataji.

 

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Ishaan Nath

Ishaan Nath

 

Meet Ishaan Prabhu, a young and talented artist with a deep passion for drawing, painting, reading, and writing stories. When he's not busy creating masterpieces with his pencils and brushes, you can find him riding his bicycle and exploring the great outdoors. But what sets him apart is his love for Krishna and his dedication to the practice of Krishna Consciousness. He has a collection of Krishna soft toys, which he treats with the utmost respect, offering them bhog and tucking them in before bed. He is also an active member of ISKCON DumDum Children Class, where he never misses a class and regularly recites slokas and mantras. In addition to his personal practice, he is also dedicated to serving ISKCON and is currently using his artistic talents to preach Krishna Consciousness through his drawings. He is a shining example of devotion and commitment, and his love for Krishna Consciousness is truly inspiring.

 

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Akshaj Pandey

Akshaj Pandey

 

Akshaj Pandey Prabhu is a young boy with a deep devotion to Lord Krishna. He loves drawing, playing, and dancing with his sister, but his greatest joy comes from hearing and learning about Krishna. He takes care of his Krishna soft toys, cleans the altar, and dresses up GopalJi. His favorite time of day is the Mangal Arati, during which he plays the Mridanga and sings bhajans with his sister. He eagerly awaits Ekadashi and is particular about eating only food that is offered to Krishna. He wants to learn more about the Bhagavad Gita and can currently recite 10 slokas.

 

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Priyanka Ghosh Sadhukhan

Priyanka Ghosh Sadhukhan

 

 

 

Meet Priyanka Mataji, a former teacher with a B.Psychology degree from Patna University who is now a passionate homemaker. Along with her love for dancing, singing, poster-making, and drama, she has also discovered a deep connection to Krishna Consciousness since June 2022. Her visit to Shree Dham Mayapur was a turning point in her life, inspiring her to pursue Bhakti Yoga. She loves to share her devotion and knowledge through her artwork and preaching.

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Suparna Chakraborty

Suparna Chakraborty

 

 

 

 

Meet Suparna Mataji, an artist with a unique passion - spreading Krishna Consciousness through her drawings.

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Dishani Das

Dishani Das

 

 

 

 

Meet Dishani Mataji, an artist with a unique passion - spreading Krishna Consciousness through her drawings.

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Surojit Das

Surojit Das

 

 

 

 

Meet Surojit Prabhu, an artist with a unique passion - spreading Krishna Consciousness through his drawings.

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Deepannita Pal

Deepannita Pal

 

 

 

 

Meet Deepannita Mataji, an artist with a unique passion - spreading Krishna Consciousness through her drawings.

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Sneha Adhikary

Sneha Adhikary

 

 

 

 

Meet Sneha Mataji, an artist with a unique passion - spreading Krishna Consciousness through her drawings.

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