Sampradaya

ISKCON is based on the principle that Vaishnava teachings should be passed on, unchanged, from guru to disciple. The most prominent devotees in this lineage are accepted as acharyas\ those who teach by example, who carry the line forward. Listed below are the acharyas since, and including, Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1532)
The Six Goswamis of Vrindavana
· Shrila Rupa Goswami
· Shrila Sanatana Goswami
· Gopal Bhatta Goswami
· Ragunatha dasa Goswami
· Ragunatha Batta Goswami
· Jiva Goswami
Krsnadasa Kaviraj Goswami
Narottama Dasa Thakura
Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura
Shrila Baladeva Vidyabhusana
Jagannatha Dasa Babaji
Bhaktivinoda Thakura
Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji
Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami (Shrila Prabhupada – [1896-1977])

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