Śrīla Bhakti Kiśora Aranya Mahārāja is a disciple of Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda and Śrīla B.R. Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī. In the 1970s he served Śrīla Prabhupāda as one of the foremost book distributors in North America and in 1981 he met his śikṣā guru Śrīla B.R. Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī who he served under for many years. In the 1990s he permanently took up residence in Vṛndāvan and became an Indian citizen. He has re-established the Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram in Vṛndāvan in connection with the disciples of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja.
The following is a short talk given by Śrīpāda Bhakti Kiśora Araṇya Mahārāja in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s rooms at Rādhā-Dāmodara Temple on the occasion of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja’s disappearance on 17th January 2024
The following is the preface written by Śrīpāda Āraṇya Mahārāja to Gauranga Vani Publishers new book, 'Gītāmṛtam - The Nectar of Bhagavad-gītā' with illuminations by Śrīla Śrīdhara Deva Gosvāmī Mahārāja.
The following is an informal discussion on September 29th 2022 between devotees of the Rūpānuga Bhajana Āśrama, Vṛndāvana, on the appearance day of Śrīpāda Āraṇya Mahārāja. Āraṇya Mahārāja shows his gratitude to Śrīla Narasiṅgha Mahārāja and his gurus, and discusses our vision of guru-tattva and how it is our duty to instill faith and hope in others.
The following is an informal talk between Śrīpāda Bhakti Kiśora Āraṇya Mahārāja and devotees at Śrī Rūpanuga Bhajana Āśrama, Vṛndāvana given on the appearance day of Śrīla Bhakti Gaurava Narasiṅgha Mahārāja on August 23rd 2022