An inspiring event took place on April 29th 2011, as the Radhadesh community witnessed five college students receive initiated from Kadamba Kanana Swami. He spoke of the importance of the vows and performed the fire sacrifice. Eight other devotees joined the students, including one seventy-year-old Dutchman, who became Jagannath Dasa. The students’ spiritual names are listed here:
Bisvajit Chandra Dasa became Vrndavan Dasa.
Gabi became Gayatri Devi Dasi.
Kumari Dasi became Kumari Kunti Devi Dasi.
Nimai Chaitanya Dasa became Visvambar Chaitanya Dasa.
Sukumari took second initiation.