The Journey Within by Radhanath Swami


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  1. Radhanath Swami speaks on ‘Unity in Diversity’ at International Law Firm Norton Rose Fulbright, London

    On 20th March 2017, Radhanath Swami addressed a lunchtime crowd at Norton Rose Fulbright’s London office – a global firm that has over 3500 lawyers and legal staff across more than 50 cities in the world. Given Radhanath Swami’s unique life experiences, highlighted in his bestselling memoir, The Journey Home, the firm was curious to hear his thoughts on how to build a culture of collaboration, build genuine relationships and cut back on stress through mindfulness. The Rt. Hon Shailesh Vara MP for North-West Cambridgeshire opened the event with the...
  2. How to Give up Bad Habits

    Question: I have heard that Bhakti Yoga helps us to give up bad habits. But how exactly does it work? Radhanath Swami: My dear god brother, Shyamsundar, he is an example of how bhakti can transform a heart, to help us give up very difficult habits. In 1967, Srila Prabhupada asked Shyamsundar to carve the deities of Lord Jagannath, Baladev and Subhadra from the little model that they had. He was in his room working, very, very hard. One day, Srila Prabhupada came into the room to examine how the...
  3. How to Connect to the Divine?

    Question: It is said that God is present everywhere. But I don’t perceive his presence anywhere. Can you explain? Radhanath Swami: To connect to the Divine presence of God within ourselves and within everything that exists cannot be done with our senses, no matter what microscopes or telescopes we use, no matter how many degrees we have or how many books we memorize. Our sciences may be very helpful in dealing with the temporary problems of this material world, but to actually connect to the Divine—according to all of the...
May
2
Tue
7:00 pm Wisdom From The Bhakti Tradition @ The Bhakti Center
Wisdom From The Bhakti Tradition @ The Bhakti Center
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
After 7 months in India, Radhanath Swami returns to the Bhakti Center in New York City. Join us on two Tuesday nights in May to hear from an expert story-teller of the timeless wisdom of the Bhakti tradition.
May
4
Thu
7:00 pm Thursday Night Kirtan @ The Bhakti Center
Thursday Night Kirtan @ The Bhakti Center
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday Night Kirtan @ The Bhakti Center | New York | New York | United States
Join Radhanath Swami and a host of fantastic kirtan musicians for an unforgettable night of music twice in the month of May. Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting with roots going back many centuries in India. It is a primary practice on the path of Bhakti Yoga. The singing is accompanied by musical instruments and rhythmic drumming and the audience is encouraged to participate by chanting, clapping and dancing. In its heartfelt expression kirtan can induce profound states of meditation and bliss.
May
6
Sat
5:30 pm Festival Of The Divine Protector... @ The Bhakti Center
Festival Of The Divine Protector... @ The Bhakti Center
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Festival Of The Divine Protector - Sri Narasimha @ The Bhakti Center | New York | New York | United States
On Saturday, May 6th, The Bhakti Center will observe a traditional holiday, celebrating the divine appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva the half-man half-lion avatar of Lord Vishnu, with very special guest speaker Radhanath Swami. The appearance of Sri Nrsimhadeva has been observed for millennia in India and is now celebrated world-wide. His story is beautifully told in the sacred text Srimad Bhagavatam. Traditionally, bhakti-yogis honor Sri Nrsimhadeva as the protector of His devotees and the remover of all obstacles and difficulties on the path of devotion. The evening will feature a talk by Radhanath Swami and include a line-up of wonderful kirtan leaders, a drama, a beautiful traditional ceremonial bathing (abhishek) of the form of Sri Nrsimha and an amazing vegetarian feast served to all guests. SCHEDULE Kirtan – 5:30pm – 6:30pm Arati – 6:30pm Drama – 6:45pm – 7:30pm Talk: 7:30pm – 8:30pm Abhishek – 8:30pm (Feast serve out will begin at 8:30pm)
May
23
Tue
7:00 pm Wisdom From The Bhakti Tradition @ The Bhakti Center
Wisdom From The Bhakti Tradition @ The Bhakti Center
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
After 7 months in India, Radhanath Swami returns to the Bhakti Center in New York City. Join us on two Tuesday nights in May to hear from an expert story-teller of the timeless wisdom of the Bhakti tradition.
May
25
Thu
7:00 pm Thursday Night Kirtan @ The Bhakti Center
Thursday Night Kirtan @ The Bhakti Center
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday Night Kirtan @ The Bhakti Center | New York | New York | United States
Join Radhanath Swami and a host of fantastic kirtan musicians for an unforgettable night of music twice in the month of May. Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting with roots going back many centuries in India. It is a primary practice on the path of Bhakti Yoga. The singing is accompanied by musical instruments and rhythmic drumming and the audience is encouraged to participate by chanting, clapping and dancing. In its heartfelt expression kirtan can induce profound states of meditation and bliss.

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