The Journey Within by Radhanath Swami


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  1. Inauguration Festival at ISKCON Farmington Hills

      On the weekend of April 20th, 2018, Radhanath Swami joined the devotees of ISKCON Farmington Hills, Michigan, and other guests, as together they inaugurated their new temple and installed the beautiful deity forms of Radha and Krishna (Sri Sri Radha Gopijan Vallab). The festival was filled with unforgettable moments that will treasured by all who attended.   On Friday, Radhanath Swami participated in the installation of Srila Prabhupada’s murti with other god brothers and sisters and attended the first arati as Virabadra Ram Das, visiting Executive Director of New York’s Bhakti Center, led...
  2. Three Planes of Consciousness

    Essentially there are three planes of consciousness:  enjoyment, renunciation, and devotion. 1. Enjoyment In order to survive, the environment is geared towards exploitation. Why? Because of selfishness. We put ourselves in the center and this results in conflict as everyone has a different center. 2. Renunciation It is taught that there can be no peace in this material existence because everything is temporary and there is so much conflict. To renounce everything and have a deep dreamless sleep – no more pain and suffering, everything is just peaceful! Yet death...
  3. What Is Real Wealth?

    Srimad Bhagavatam tells that even if one conquers the entire universe one cannot be satisfied or free from anxiety unless one controls one’s own mind and senses. So this is real wealth. True wealth from a realistic spiritual prospective is not what we accumulate – fame, power, wealth, skills, longevity of physical life. All of these things we strive for thinking they will give us happiness. Real wealth is happiness that is not subjected to the ever changing conditions of this world. Because whoever we are, whatever position we may...

Upcoming Events

May
17
Thu
all-day Bhakti Yoga Retreat @ Bahamas
Bhakti Yoga Retreat @ Bahamas
May 17 – May 21 all-day
Bhakti Yoga Retreat @ Bahamas
Listening to the stories of the Lord, thinking on Him day and night are both sure remedies for the misery called the cycle of birth and death.” —Srimad Bhagavatam Immerse yourself in Bhakti, the yoga of devotion, with Radhanath Swami as he brings to life ancient Hindu stories. These stories are designed to evoke Divine love and endless devotion in our hearts, leading the way to true peace and happiness. Talks will be accompanied by devotional chanting with Gaura Vani. Offered as 4 satsangs and 4 afternoon workshops. More details at https://www.sivanandabahamas.org/course/bhakti-yoga-retreat-may-2018/
May
23
Wed
7:00 pm Wisdom From The Bhakti Tradition @ The Bhakti Center NYC
Wisdom From The Bhakti Tradition @ The Bhakti Center NYC
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
After 7 months in India, Radhanath Swami returns to the Bhakti Center. Join us to hear from an expert story-teller of the timeless wisdom of the Bhakti tradition. A free vegetarian meal will be served at the end. More details at http://bhakticenter.org/wisdom-from-the-bhakti-tradition/
May
25
Fri
all-day Sadhu Sanga Retreat @ Boone, North Carolina
Sadhu Sanga Retreat @ Boone, North Carolina
May 25 – May 28 all-day
HH Radhanath Swami will be leading Kirtan at the 2018 Sadhu Sanga Retreat. Sadhu Sanga is an annual Kirtan retreat held during the Memorial Day weekend in North America, featuring soul-filling Kirtans, association with more than 1500 Bhakti Yoga practitioners, and sumptuous vegetarian feast (Prasadam). For further details, please visit http://www.sadhusangaretreat.com/
Jun
1
Fri
all-day Heart of Yoga Retreat @ Long Island, NY
Heart of Yoga Retreat @ Long Island, NY
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day
HH Radhanath Swami will take part in a retreat at EverVeda Ayurvedic Center in Oyster Bay on Long Island, NY. Key highlights include: Inspirational workshops with leaders in the bhakti community World-class Yoga Rockin’ Kirtan Homemade Vegan (mostly gluten free) prasadam Evening fireside satsang Morning program (japa, mangala aarti, Bhagavatam) Nature walks Improv workshops Healing bowl sessions For registration, cost and other details, please visit http://heartofyoga.gitawisdom.org/

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