The Journey Within by Radhanath Swami

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  1. Memorial For HG Shyam Vallabha Das

    On February 27 Shyam Vallabha Das (Dr. Sanjay Pisharodi), a disciple of Radhanath Swami and a highly respected and sought after Ayurvedic doctor, passed away at the Govardhan Eco Village outside of Mumbai. Dr. Sham Vallabha was loved and trusted not only amongst the devotee community in Mumbai, where he was from, but by so many others around the world who benefited from his service. 

On March 12th, 2018 a memorial ceremony was held at the Radha Gopinath Temple in Mumbai. In the video above Radhanath Swami shares his appreciation...
  2. Wearing the Talisman of Humility & Tolerance

    Just as we protect ourselves from unseasonal rains and earthquakes by building good, strong shelters, similarly we need to systematically cultivate the divine qualities that give us protection during the storms of strife and doubts. We build a safe haven before the storm; we cultivate humility and tolerance to face the negative stimulants. Srila Prabhupada often said, “One’s greatness is estimated by one’s ability to tolerate provoking situations.” In an age when relationships are strained over minor misunderstandings and we dispute over trifles, how can we cultivate tolerance? While in...
  3. On Desire

    The whole reason why there is suffering in this world is selfishness. We are so much concerned with ‘me’ or ‘mine.’ It is the anchor that keeps us in this world birth after birth. Even if we are chanting the holy name and reading the Bhagavatam we may still have materialistic desires. Why? Does the process work? Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Maharaja was asked the same question. He told the story of the marriage party. A newly married couple had to take an overnight boat ride and it was already dark. The...

Upcoming Events

all-day ISKCON Farmington Hills Temple G... @ Farmington Hills, Michigan
ISKCON Farmington Hills Temple G... @ Farmington Hills, Michigan
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day
HH Radhanath Swami will participate in the grand temple opening and deity installation ceremony at ISKCON Farmington Hills, Michigan. For details and schedule, please visit    
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
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
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

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