|Akrura Prabhu joined ISKCON in 1983 in Zagreb, Croatia. From 1985. He translated Srila Prabhupada’s books to Serbo-croat for about six years. He also served as a temple cleaner, pot washer, cook, temple president, bhakta leader, communications officer, congregational preacher, teacher, mentor, and life coach.
From 2001 to 2009 he served at ISKCON London (Soho) as an Executive Secretary, Life Coach and Counselor System Coordinator. For the past twenty years He has been studying leadership and personal coaching from both Vedic and professional sources. For several years He published Leadership Excellence Newsletter (now in the Bhaktivedanta Vedabase), and the Gita Coaching Newsletter for ISKCON leaders and preachers.
He has certificates for the ISKCON VTE Leadership and Management Course and Teacher Training Course, as well as diplomas in Performance Coaching and Life Coaching from the Newcastle College (UK), and a certificate for the Coaching Academy Course. Over the past twenty years He has assisted over 900 ISKCON devotees in over 2000 sessions and trained few hundred devotees in coaching skills.
His present service is nurturing devotees’ success with the spiritual wisdom of Vanipedia through seminars, personal coaching, ebooks, articles, and kirtan.