List of Initiating Gurus in ISKCON

  1. Adikarta Das
  2. Asita Krishna Swami (TKG)
  3. Atmanivedana Swami (BSDS)
  4. Badrinarayan Swami
  5. Bhaktivaibhava Swami
  6. Bhakti Bhagavatamrita Kesava Swami (PVS)
  7. Bhakti Bhrnga Govinda Swami
  8. Bhakti Caitanya Swami
  9. Bhakti Carudesna Swami (BTS)
  10. Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami (BTS)
  11. Bhakti Gaurava Narayan Swami (TKG)
  12. Bhakti Gauravani Goswami
  13. Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami
  14. Bhakti Raghava Swami
  15. Bhakti Ratnakara Ambarisa Swami (GKG)
  16. Bhakti Sundar Goswami
  17. Bhakti Vasudeva Swami (BTS)
  18. Bhakti Vijnana Goswami (RNS)
  19. Bhakti Vikasa Swami
  20. Bhaktivyasa Tirtha Swami (BSDS)
  21. Bhakti VV Narasimha Swami
  22. Bhakti-bhusana Swami
  23. Bhaktimarga Swami
  24. Bhurijana Das
  25. Bir Krsna Das Goswami
  26. Caitanya Candra Das (GGS)
  27. Caitanya Candra Caran Das (JPS)
  28. Candra Mukha Swami (HDG)
  29. Candramauli Swami
  30. Caru Das
  31. Danavir Goswami
  32. Devamrita Swami
  33. Dhanvantari Swami
  34. Dhirasanta Das Goswami
  35. Drutakarma Das
  36. Giridhari Swami
  37. Giriraja Swami
  38. Gopaswami Das
  39. Gopal Krsna Goswami
  40. Guru Prasad Swami
  41. Haladhara Swami
  42. Hanumatpresaka Swami
  43. Harivilas Das
  44. Hrdayananda dasa Goswami
  45. Indradyumna Swami
  46. Janananda dasa Goswami
  47. Jayapataka Swami
  48. Jivananda Das
  49. Kadamba Kanana Swami (JAS)
  50. Kalakantha Das
  51. Kavicandra Swami
  52. Kesava Bharati dasa Goswami
  53. Kratu Das
  54. Kripamoya Das
  55. Krsna Ksetra Swami
  56. Lokanath Swami
  57. Madhu Sevita Das
  58. Mahadyuti Swami
  59. Mahaman Das
  60. Mahatma Das
  61. Mahavisnu Swami
  62. Manonatha Das
  63. Matsya Avatara Das
  64. Medhavi Das
  65. Narayani Devi Dasi
  66. Navayogendra Swami
  67. Niranjana Swami
  68. Partha Sarathi Das Goswami
  69. Prahladananda Swami
  70. Purushatraya Swami
  71. Radhacaran Das (TKG)
  72. Radha Govinda Das (SRS)
  73. Radha Govinda Swami
  74. Radha Krishna Das (TKG)
  75. Radhanath Swami
  76. Rama Govinda Swami (KDS)
  77. Ravindra Svarupa Das
  78. Romapada Swami
  79. Rtadhvaja Swami
  80. Sacinandana Swami
  81. Samik Rsi Das
  82. Sankarsana Das
  83. Satyadeva Das
  84. Sivarama Swami
  85. Smita Krsna Swami
  86. Srivas Das (BTS)
  87. Subhaga Swami
  88. Sukadeva Swami (RNS)
  89. Suresvara Das
  90. Trivikrama Swami
  91. Vaisesika Das
  92. Varsana Swami
  93. Vedavyasapriya Swami
  94. Virabahu Das
  95. Yadunandana Swami
  96. Yamunacarya Das Goswami (HDG)

This list only gives the names of gurus currently accepting disciples, but aspiring disciples are not limited to this list in their search for a guru. Devotees in ISKCON are free to approach any ISKCON devotee in good standing for initiation, whether or not they are on this list, with the following provisos:

1) If the prospective guru is a disciple of Srila Prabhupada or a departed guru and has not gone through the nomination process, that prospective guru should go through the nomination process to accept disciples.

2) If the prospective guru is a disciple of a living guru, that prospective guru must obtain permission from his guru to initiate, and then go through the regular nomination process.

Not accepting disciples:

  1. Bhakti Visrambha Madhava Swami
  2. Bhanu Swami
  3. Ganapati Swami
  4. Jayadvaita Swami
  5. Mukunda Goswami
  6. Satsvarupa Das Goswami
  7. Vegavan Das