I have known H.H. Bhaktivedanta Yogacharya Ramakrishnananda Swami for a very long time, and it is clear to me that he represents our Gaudiya Vaishnava masters in an intelligent and effective way — using his ingenuity and creativeness to spread the teachings according to time, place, and circumstance, with special attention to yoga and modernity.
–His Grace Satyaraja Dasa (Steven J. Rosen),
disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, author of over 30 books, senior editor of the Journal of Vaishnava Studies, and associate editor of Back to Godhead magazine.
I am so much happy that you have made such a nice ashram, temple here. I really think that H. H. Ramakrishnananda Swami has done a very great service by making this temple. I can see from the pictures how everything is according to our system of Guru Parampara.
I can also see by all of the students that they are getting nice training. We should try to spread the teaching of yoga as far as possible to the people. Any way that I can be of assistance to you, I shall be very happy to do so. I hope that he will train all of you very nicely, so you can also become advanced in yoga and Krishna Consciousness.
H.H. Tamala Krishna Goswami
Disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada