H.D. Goswami (Howard J. Resnick, Ph.D.)

Founder & GBC Liaison

Los Angeles, US

As one of the most senior and respected spiritual leaders of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Hridayananda das Goswami (Howard J. Resnick, Ph.D.) is a member of the ISKCON Governing Body Commission (GBC), the founder of Krishna West, and GBC liaison for the Krishna West Council. H.D. Goswami received his Ph.D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University and is fluent in seven languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, and Sanskrit). At the forefront of contemporary religious dialogue, he is an early pioneer and renowned teacher of bhakti-yoga in the West, celebrated for his unique ability to adapt the wisdom of ancient Indian philosophy into teachings that are comprehensible for Western audiences.