H.G. Aindra Prabhu received harinama-diksa on Nityananda Trayodasi in 1974 from A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in Washington D.C. For many years, he was serving as a pujari at the temple and was regularly going out on harinama-sankirtana and book distribution in that area. After several visits to Shri Vrindavan-dhama, he then got the inspiration within his heart to re-inaugurate the 24hour-kirtana which had originally been established by Shrila Prabhupada in 1975 at the Krishna-Balarama Mandir. In 1986, Aindra Prabhu decided to settle down in Vrindavan-dhama and was coordinating and guiding the 24hour-kirtana for 24 entire years! Not only did he inspire the local devotees and numerous visitors with his daily kirtanas, but his wonderful recordings and his most pure katha will eternally spread the mellows of Shri Vrindavan-dhama all over the universe. He left his body in the holy land of Vrindavan at the lotus feet of his Deities in his room beside Krishna-Balarama Mandir on evening 16th July, 2010. He will be remembered as Shripad Aindra das Babaji Maharaja and he is leaving behind thousands of devotees who are crying in separation from him.