Revathi Raman Das was born in a Sri Vaishnava family. He studied engineering in Bangalore. He first came in contact with ISKCON in 1988 through Srila Prabhupada’s books.
After being moved by the writings of Srila Prabhupada, he immediately took up the practice of Krishna Consciousness. Later in 1991, he received initiation from His Holiness Jayapataka Swami and decided to resign the job and to devote his life completely to spread Krishna Consciousness.
He served in Bangalore temple & later took on the service of Temple President in Tirupati.