SPIRITUAL HISTORY OF ISKCON BHADRAK & BHADRAK
1)PLACES RELATED TO SRI CHAITANYA MAHAPRABHU (Ref.-C.C.MADHYA 1.149 ).
2) RAI RAMANANDA’S PASTTIME IN BHADRAK (Ref.-C.C.MADHYA 1.149& 16.153).
Lord Chaitanya bid farewell to Ramananda Raya here in Bhadrak to make his attempt to visit Vrindavan.
3)PLACES RELATED TO BHAKTI VINOD THAKUR (Ref.-BHAKTIVINOD VANI VAIBHAV AND SEVENTH GOSWAMI).
4)SRILA PRABHUPADA & ISKCON BHADRAK(GOUR GOPAL TEMPLE) (Ref.- Bhaktivedanta Vedabase).
From 26.09.1977 GAURA GOPAL MANDIR (AT-KUANSH,PO-BHADRAK,ODISHA-756100) is registered within ISKCON society officially as ISKCON BHADRAK , but practically before one year ISKCON devotees continued to stayed there. So, it was the last center took over by Srila Prabhupada before His Devine Grace left this material world.
5)MEMORIES RELATED TO JAYAPATAKA SWAMI(JPS) (Ref.- JPS Office,Mayapur).
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami took His First disciple in 17.04.1978 on the eve of Rama Navami in Goura Gopal Mandir (ISKCON BHADRAK).His Holiness initiated Radhakanta Das, Ramalaxman Das & Panchatatwa Das on that day. So ISKCON BHADRAK is JPS’S First Dikshya(Initiation) Center & First Disciple around the world . JPS’S Food relief report in back to godhead 1978:- ISKCON Food Relief Gets Government Support Recently Jayapatäkä Swami, the All-India Coordinator of ISKCON Food Relief, announced that large-scale food distribution is going on steadily at five ISKCON centres—Mäyäpur and Haridaspur (province of West Bengal), Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak (province of Orissa), and Hyderabad (province of Andhra Pradesh).
6)ISKCON CENTERS AROUND THE WORLD IN BACK TO GODHEAD 1980.
ISKCON BHADRAK is Within first 15 centres in India & within 2 centres in orissa during 1980.