Jan K. Brzezinski
Gaudiya Kutir Honorary President
What does Jagat do here?
What's his story?
Born 1950, U.K. Moved, Toronto Canada, 1957. Montreal, 1961-7. (One year University, McGill). Three years travelling, itinerant life, artistic aspirations. 1970, Iskcon Toronto. Iskcon Ottawa, New York (BBT), Dallas (Gurukula), New Vrindavan (Varnashram College), Mayapur Gurukula, headmaster (1975-1979). Initiated Detroit 1971, second initiation Dallas 1972. Sannyasa (Bhavananda Maharaj) 1979. Initiation Lalita Prasad Thakur, 1979, Bhek 1979. 1979-1985, based in Gokulananda Ghat, Nabadwip, with frequent visits to Braj and Puri. 1986-1988 B.A. Religious studies (McGill U. Montreal). PhD (Sanskrit literature) 1992 (London U., SOAS). Post-doc, UToronto, 1992-1994. Taught at U. Manitoba, 1994-1995.
Translating, etc., for Mandala Media since about 1998.
First marriage, 1972, Toronto. To Suzanne Boase (Saucharya Dasi). One daughter, Madirekshana Dasi (1975). Divorced 1978.
Second marriage, 1985. To Anne-Lucie Campeano. One son, Pavel, born 1991. Still together after all these years.
Pet project: http://www.granthamandira.org
Raganuga bhakti.<br>The scientific study of religion.