Founder Acarya : Srila Bhakti Hriday Bon (Van) Maharaj 

 Took Tridanda Sannyasa from Srila Saraswati Prabhupada in 1924 

Distinguished disciple of Srila Bhaktisidddhanta Sarasvati Thakur Prabhupada. He was the first to go to Europe to preach the message of his Guru Maharaja and brought the first western devotees to India. Founder Acarya of the Radha Govinda Trust and the Oriental Institute in Vrindavan.

He initiated the following 10 Sannyasis:
Srila Krishnananda Bon Maharaj , Former Acarya
Srila Rashananda Bon Maharaj, Acarya
Srila Rasikananda Bon Mahahraj, Present Acarya
Sripad Mohananda Bon Maharaj
Sripad Sudhananda Bon Maharaj
Sripad Syamananda Bon Mahraj
Sripad Madhavananda Bon Maharaj
Sripad Gopananda Bon Maharaj
Sripad Kesavananda Bon Maharaj
Sripad Satananda Bon Maharaj

He opened centers in Vrindavan, where is Samadhi and Bhajan kutir is situated, A Nanda Gram where Srila Sanatana Goswami has his Bhajan Kutir, The Chaitanya Ashram in Calcutta, The Oriental College in Vrindavan, and others...

During his life Vana Maharaj wrote and translated some excellent books including his master-piece translation and commentary of Sri Rupa Goswami's classic, Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu. Other books by Swami Vana which have also been published include the Gita As a Chaitanyite Reads It, Sri Chaitanya, Viraha-vedana, On the Way to Vaikuntha (Hindi & Bengali), and seven more books in German, English, Hindi and Bengali. Vana Maharaj also served Vraja-dhama by offering the Vraja-vasi's local accredited education...

Sree Sree Gour Gadadhar Ashram Mayapur

Temple Entrance

Sree Sree Gour Gadadhar Ashram Mayapur

Sri Sri Gaur-Gadadhar, Sri Sri Radha Govinda, Sri Sri Radha Gopinath, Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan, Sri Sri Radha Giridhari

Present Acarya: Srila Bhakti Rashananda Bon Maharaj

 Srila Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj

Temple hall

Srila Bhakti Rashananda Bon Maharaj next to temple sculptures