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Ravindra Swarupa Dasa (born William H. Deadwyler, III) is a religious leader of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (also known as Hare Krishna or ISKCON). He was initiated by Srila Prabhupada in 1971. He has been a member of ISKCON's Governing Body Commission since 1987, Chairman of that Commission's North American GBC Continental Committee, is the president of ISKCON of Philadelphia, and an initiating guru. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Temple University and a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, and he has used this education to further the discourse of Gaudiya Vaishnava Theology within the context of ISKCON.

He also is featured on Shelter's Attaining the Supreme, where he gives a lecture on a hidden track.


  • "The Devotee and the Deity: Living a Personalistic Theology," in Gods of Flesh, Gods of Stone: The Embodiment of Divinity in India, ed. Joanne Punzo Waghorne and Norman Cutler. (Anima Publications, 1985).
  • "Cleaning House and Cleaning Hearts: Reform and Renewal in ISKCON," in The Hare Krishna Movement: The Postcharismatic Fate of a Religious Transplant ed. Edwin Bryant and Maria Ekstrand. (Columbia University Press, 2004).

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