To convince receptive people all over the world to commit
themselves to rendering devotional service, as taught by
Srila Prabhupada, under the direction of a bona fide spiritual
To teach new devotees, through proper Vaisnava association
and instruction, the philosophy and basic devotional practices
of Krishna Consciousness.
The ministry fulfills the aim of Lord Caitanya’s sankirtana
movement and its branch, ISKCON, by enthusiastically inviting
suitable people to take shelter of Krishna and be trained
in principles of vidya and vairagya. This insures a bright
future for ISKCON via a constant flow of new devotees who
participate in a well-organized system of philosophical,
cultural and spiritual education. Those students in turn
become qualified devotee-teachers and leaders able to attract
and guide others.