|His Holiness Bhakti Prabhava Swami, born in Belgium, in 1960, met devotees in Ghent in the summer of 1992. From 1992 to 1996 he was active in Nama Hatta preaching in Ghent, and joined the Radhadesh temple in 1996. In 1994 he met His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami who accepted him as his disciple and gave him first initiation on 12 March 1998 and second initiation on 25 August 1999. On the 31st May 2015 he was Awarded sannyas initiation by Bhakti Charu Swami.
Right after his second initiation he became the first secretary for the newly formed European RGB. He organized the first European Leaders Meetings (ELM) and went on several missions for the European RGB. In 2002, He was requested to become to Secretary for the Global GBC Body and the Secretary for the GBC Executive Committee. He fulfilled that role until September 2009. From 2011 to 2016 he served as Secretary for the GBC Sannyasa Ministry and helped with the development of the ministry. During that period he attended all GBC meetings and all GBC mid-year meetings. He organised the first GBC midyear meeting held at Prabhupadesh in Italy in October 6-9, 2006.From 1996 to 2007 he engaged in management of the Radhadesh projects, mainly taking care of supervising the administration, tax defence and legal matters. He also served as legal director, trustee, teacher and student in the Bhaktivedanta College. In 2011 he shifted his home base to Leicester (UK) where he introduced the Bhakti Sastri course. Since 2015, He is offering bhakti-sastri and bhaktivaibhava on-line courses. He travels and teaches Srimad Bhagavatam and other bhakti scriptures in ISKCON centres and institutions around Europe since early 2000s, especially in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Ukraine and Bulgaria. He studied Bhaktivaibhava (2001-2005) and Bhaktivedanta (2006- 2011) at the VIHE in Vrindavana, earned a PhD in the Study of Religion at the University of Wales (2016) and published a number of academic articles. He currently serves as a member for Sannyasa Ministry and as a member for the ISKCON Board for Examination. Since early 2018 he is serving as Temple President for ISKCON Belfast.|