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Prabhupada's arrival has impacted the minds of scholars and devotees even before he actually advented.
“ A religion from the East will move the West” –Nostradamus, 16th century French apothecary and seer

Predictions - Bhakti Devi

Bhakti personified tells Narada muni that after travelling through several places in India, she reached Vrindavana. Then she declares her resolution of leaving from Vrindavana to go to foreign countries:

idam sthanam parityajya videsam gamyate maya


Leaving this place, I will go abroad.

Reference: Bhagavata Mahatmya in the Uttara Khanda (194.57) of the Padma Purana

Predictions - Lord Sri Krishna

By the end of the Brahma-vaivarta Purana, we find the narration of the departure of Lord Krishna from this world and how all the holy rivers headed by the personified Ganges approached Him:

bhagirathy uvaca
he natha ramana-srestha yasi golokam uttamam
asmakam ka gatis catra bhavisyati kalau yuge


Ganga Devi said : "O Lord, best of lovers, now that You are going to the supreme abode, Goloka, what will be our situation here in this age of Kali?"

sri bhagavan uvaca
kaleh panca sahasrani varsani tistha bhutale
papani papino yanti tubhyam dasyanti snanatah


The Supreme Personality of Godhead said : "Sinful people will come to you and upon bathing will give you their sins. You must remain like this on earth for 5,000 years of the age of Kali."

man-mantropasaka-sparsad bhasmi-bhutani tat-ksanat
bhavisyanti darsanac ca snanad eva hi jahnavi


O Ganga, then there will be many devotees worshiping Me by My mantra, and merely by their touch, glance and bathing all those sins will be immediately burnt.

Thus, Sri Krishna predicted the appearance of a powerful devotee who would spread the chanting of His names worldwide.

Reference: Brahma-vaivarta Purana (Krishna-janma-khanda, Chapter 129, 49-51)

Predictions - Lord Sri Krishna

Lord Jagannath, the Supreme Lord Sri Hari Himself, spoke these attractive words for the welfare of all: 

The mlecchas who are born from mixed countries ruled by descendants of Kasyapa (demons) and the sudras will become brahmanas by initiation. They will wear sikhas and brahmana threads and will become well versed in the uncontaminated fruit of the Vedas (Srimad Bhagavatam). They will worship Me by the Yajna prescribed by the Lord of Lords, the protector of Sacidevi, Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

Reference: Bhavisya Purana, Pratisarga Chapter 20 verses 71-73

Predictions - Sri Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati

In 1935 Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Maharaj (Spiritual Master of Srila Prabhupada) foretold to his disciple Sridhara Maharaja and others, that "He'll (Srila Prabhupada) do the needful when time comes. Nobody requires to help him"

Reference: Srila Prabhupada Lilamrta Volume 1 by Satsavrupa Dasa Goswami

Predictions - Sri Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati

Bhaktisiddhanta lectured to a crowd that had assembled for a parikrama or walking tour of Mayapur, the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. "Guru Maharaj was looking out at the large crowd of devotees," Nayanananda Das Babaji recalled. "Then he turned his head toward the left side where I was standing. He was looking intently at someone behind me and became silent for a long moment. I turned and saw that the person with whom he was making eye contact was Abhay Charanaravinda Prabhu." "I have a prediction," Bhaktisiddhanta announced. "However long in the future it may be, one of my disciples will cross the ocean. That devotee will bring back the whole world."

Reference: Excerpt from book Our Srila Prabhupada a Friend to All

Predictions - Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Very soon the unparalleled path of hari-nama sankirtana will be propagated all over the world. Oh, for that day when the fortunate English, French, Russian, German, and American people will take up banners, mridangas, and karatalas and raise kirtana through their streets and towns! When will that day come?

Reference: Sajjana Tosani 4.3, ‘Nityadharma Suryodoy’, 1885

Predictions - Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura

In the 1800s, Bhaktivinode Thakura, a great devotee in the Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya line, predicted in his magazine, Sajjana-toshani, in an article called Nityananda Suryodoy, "Soon there will be a time when chanting of Krishna's name will be heard in England, France, Russia, Germany, and America."

Reference: Sajjana-toshani, in an article called Nityananda Suryodoy

Predictions - Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura announced that Mahaprabhu's prediction would shortly be fulfilled. He foresaw that all the Vaishnava sampradayas will be unified.

"In a short time, there will be only one sampradaya and that will be the Brahma sampradaya. All other sampradayas will find their conclusions in this sampradaya."

Reference: Sajjana Tosani 4.3, ‘Nityadharma Suryodoy’

Predictions - Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura

All smaller dharmas will enter like rivers into the ocean of Hari Nama and there will be only one religion - chanting the Holy Name of Krishna.

Reference: Vani Vaibhava, Chapter - 6

Predictions - Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura

A personality will soon appear to preach the teachings of Lord Chaitanya and move unrestrictedly over the whole world with His message.

Reference: Sajjana Tosani, ‘Nityadharma Suryodoy’