Registration for Gaura Purnima initiation 2020

Dear all,

Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and his sincere followers. 

This is for your kind information that His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaja will give initiation during the upcoming Gaura Purnima festival. Due to Guru Maharaja’s tight travel schedule, this time international (devotees from outside of India) and national (devotees from the temples/yatras from other states of India than West Bengal) candidates would be considered for initiation. All local (West Bengal) devotees are requested to contact JPS office after Gaura Purnima for the next initiation schedules.     

The tentative date of initiation is any day between 6th to 8th March, 2020. Please note that the date could be changed, to a day before or after the given date, for any unforseen circumstances. 

Last date of submitting names to JPS office: 25th Feb, 2020
To register candidate’s name to JPS office for Harinam or Brahmin initiation, please go the following link and submit the details. Alternatively, you can call us at our land line +91-3472-245277 during the usual office hours or write an email to and register candidate’s name and details. JPS office remains open: Mon-Fri: 10 am – 5.30 pm and Sat-Sun: 10 am – 1 pm. 

Link to register your name and details:

After registering details, the candidates/the concerned authority must send his/her documents i.e. initiation form, recommendation letter, IDC certificate and bhakti sastri certificate (for 2nd initiation) to
JPS office first will check candidate’s shelter record into office database. In case, if the candidate has taken shelter before but was not recorded with the office, they will be asked to send the scanned shelter form duly signed by the temple authority. Without shelter record, no one will be considered for current initiation.     
JPS Office strictly maintains the initiation standard set by GBC and HH Jayapataka Swami. Candidate should meet all the checklist requirements (prayers, mantras, basic philosophy and book study) to apply for initiation.  To know detailed eligibility criteria, for applying Harinam or Brahminical initiation, please go through the link attentively.

Submission of ISKCON Disciples Course (IDC) certificate is mandatory for all candidates. Submission of Bhakti Sastri certificate along with IDC certificate is mandatory for Brahminical initiation candidates.

P.s. JPS office is not involved in booking accommodations for the initiation candidates. Please call up Mayapur Guest House Booking no. +91-3472-245620 or visit this link

Thank you. 

JPS Office Room#106, Chakra building, ISKCON Mayapur Nabadwip, Nadia. PIN: 741313 Contact: +91-3472-245277

Only for whatsapp text – +91-9126495325 (no voice calls)