Moscow,USSR: on 4 November, His Holiness Purnacandra Goswami, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, left this world after serving ISKCON with great dedication for more then 38 years. Purnacandra Maharaja joined Srila Prabhupada’s movement when he was 17 years old. He was known for his vast and profound knowledge of the Vedic scriptures. He had very deep attachment to Sri Vrndavana-dhama and was always deeply absorbed in the holy names. He divided his preaching time between Russia and Balkans, but kartika he would always spend in Vrindavana.