His Grace Bhimasena das (Mr. Roberto Fucaloro) passed away on October 9th, 2013 in New York City. He su A dedicated disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Bhimasena prabhu lived in New York City for practically his whole life. He became a full time member of ISKCON in 1975, and his primary service as a devotee was acting in dramas with the famed New York ‘Vaikuntha Players’, with many legendary devotee actors including Lohitaksa Das and Rasajna Devi Dasi.
In 1999, he took up the service as the Director of the New York temple drama troupe, and till his last days was always eager to present dramatic performances at the temple for festivals, or on the big stage at the annual New York Ratha Yatra festival.
We miss his association very much and pray that Lord Nityananda Rama and Sri Krishna Caitanya Mahaprabhu bless Bhimasena das Prabhu with engagement in Their causeless devotional service forever.