By Parijata devi dasi
Nrsimhananda Das, ITV – Director, Krishna Mishra and writer Raj Thakur Spent the Christmas Day afternoon with the irrepressible Johnny Lever, a popular actor best known for his comedy roles in Indian cinema . During their two hours together, Nrsimhananda Das asked Johnny what ambitions he had for rest of his life. He told him of Srila Prabhupada’s great contribution of ISKCON starting at the age of 69. Johnny is 58. Johnny shared his spiritual awakening in Christianity, God’s voice to him, and the sudden acquisition of miraculous healing powers. He spoke like a man possessed of great spiritual inspiration.
Johnny has visited ISKCON Juhu for various functions organized by Bhakti Kala Kshetra at ISKCON Auditorium. He is fully supportive of the mission of the Hare Krishna Movement. He is a true spiritual Christian not limited by race, religion, or creed. Johnny was very appreciative of getting Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita As It Is. He is certainly a friend of the devotees.
Johnny mentioned ‘I have great respect for your spiritual master and how he has spread spirituality all over the world. I was also pleased to hear that he had quite a clever sense of humor”.