Satsvarupa dasa Goswami is one of the first American disciples of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acarya of ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (better known as the Hare Krishna movement). Born in 1939 in New York City, Satsvarupa (then Steve) graduated from Brooklyn City College and served two years in the United States Navy. Upon returning stateside he became a social worker for New York City’s welfare department.
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