Member of the Governing Body

Jai Chaitanya Dasa

Member of the Governing Body

Jai Chaitanya Dasa was born in 1966 in Trivandradrum Kerala. He came in touch with the teachings of Srila Prabhupada while pursuing his undergraduate course in Commerce at the Mahatma Gandhi College, Trivandrum. He joined ISKCON Bangalore in 1984. He has a deep understanding of the Pancharatra system of Deity worship and meticulously introduced this authentic Vedic tradition in the temples of the movement.

Jai Chaitanya Dasa is a pioneer of ISKCON Bangalore’s organic farming and rural development programs. He was the President of the Bio-Dynamic Association of India and Secretary of the Asian Fairtrade Producers Association.


He has strived to establish self-sufficient farm communities by practising sustainable organic agriculture and develop effective marketing strategies for their produce. He envisions a society where every individual can live in harmony with nature in a caring, giving and responsible manner. He is a member of the Governing Body Committee and serves as the Temple President of Hare Krishna Movement, Chennai. He is also the Project Director of the Krishna Lila Theme Park in Bangalore.