HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj was born in Canada and holds a BA in Oriental fine arts history from the University of British Colombia. He joined the Hare Krishna movement in India in 1970. Initiated in 1971 by Srila Prabhupada, he took sannyasa vows in 1984. Bhanu Swami was personally instructed in the art of Deity worship by Srila Prabhupada, and within ISKCON he has become an authority on the topic.
HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj has been a GBC member since 2003. His zonal assignments cover South India, and he is co-GBC for Japan. His history in management is as a regional secretary for South India since 1986. His GBC committee responsibilities include past chairmanship and, currently, participation in the Parallel Lines of Authority Committee for the Strategic Planning Initiative.
A scholar in Sanskrit and Bengali, Bhanu Swami has translated fifteen significant works of the Gaudiya Vaishnava canon, with six more titles in progress. Many of these works are commentaries from primary members of the Gaudiya sampradaya on the Bhagavad-gita, Sri-Isopanishad, and Srimad Bhagavatam. Thus, Bhanu Swami Maharaj’s contribution is a lasting one.
HH Bhanu Swami Maharaj’s depth of scholarship has enabled him to create presentations on topics like karma, reincarnation, yoga and Srimad Bhagavatam.
Hanumatpresaka Swami from California, USA .He took initiation from Srila A.C.Bhakti vedanta Swami in 1974 and vows of sanyas in 1984.
In addition to his deep internal austerity, study and teaching in Bengali Vaisnava Vedanta, He served most of the time in San Francisco and later with His Sannyasa Guru, Bhakti-svarupa Damodara Swami, as associate director with the Bhakti-vedanta Institute.
And Ranganiketan Manipur Cultural Arts Troupe, an international cultural tour with artists and musicians from the remote Himalayan kingdom of Manipur. This troupe organized two World Congresses for the Synthesis of Science & Religion
Now he is a Visiting Professor with Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru and also General Secretary for NIOS (North American Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies)