Deity Worship Ministry

The ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry in North America is available for guidance and coaching regarding ensuring that your deities are cared for to the utmost standard.

Meet The Team


Jayananda Das

Jayananda Das serves as the North American Minister for ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry which is headed by Nrsimha Kavaca Prabhu (Minister of Deity Worship). He is also trained by Jananivasa Prabhu, ISKCON's senior-most pujari with over 40 years of service offered to Sri-Sri Radha Madhava in Sridham Mayapur. Jayananda spends time each year in Mayapur facilitating classes at the annual deity worship training course at Mayapur Academy, where he is also a managing member. Additionally, he performs global-reaching functions for ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry worldwide. Within the North America, Jayananda dasa is based in central Virginia, wherefrom he has traveled to most ISKCON temples to serve pujaris and leadership by offering inspiration, training, and guidance.


Support & Consulting



Regional and Temple-specific trainings can be offered through an e-mail request


Deity installations

Questions and all queries regarding deities can be answered by the Deity Worship Ministry