1. Speaking on Sita and Ravana at HSBC Global Headquarters

    On November 11, 2013, HSBC celebrated its third annual Diwali Festival at the Global Headquarters in Canary Wharf, London.  His Holiness Radhanath Swami was requested to deliver the keynote speech. 500 bankers attended the event, and only the limited seating hindered hundreds more employees from also participating. Radhanath Swami spoke about the festival of Diwali in India, how every home puts little lamps in windows and on rooftops during the night. “The spirit of the festival is how light conquers darkness, how love conquers hate, how compassion conquers selfishness, how...
  2. E & Y’s Global Headquarters

    Earlier this week. Radhanath Swami was invited to address a group of over 100 young professionals at E & Y’s Global Headquarters in London. E & Y is the third largest multinational professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2012 and is one of the “Big Four” accounting firms. Swami was asked to talk on the topic of ‘intuition’ – the ability to think without thinking; a concept popularized in Malcolm Gladwell’s 2006 international bestseller, Blink. Gladwell notes in his book that intuition is a natural phenomenon that can be difficult explain, but possible to train to be more effective....
  3. Addressing Senior Bankers in Kolkata

    On July 16th, Radhanath Swami addressed 25 senior managers and bankers of the State Bank of India (SBI), in Kolkata (Calcutta). SBI is the largest banking and financial services company in India. Ranked amongst the top 30 reputed companies in the world by Forbes 2009 rankings, and the only bank featured in the “top 10 brands of India,” SBI has a mammoth 20% market share in deposits and loans among Indian commercial banks. Radhanath Swami spoke on “Balancing the Balance Sheet of Life.” He recollected a similar program he attended...
  4. Address to Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

    “In a cultured society, people love people and use things. But unfortunately, in this world people love things and they use people to get them and keep them.” Radhanath Swami made this poignant remark in his talk entitled, “What to Learn After you Know Everything About Everything,” given to hundreds of prominent entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and business men of Mumbai during the Artha conference. The conference was held in Chowpatty, Mumbai, on the 20th of July, 2013. Amongst the participants were Mr. Sunil Shanghai, Managing Director of HSBC Bank, Mr....
  5. On Equal Vision at Google Headquarters

    On the afternoon of June 18, Radhanath Swami spoke to an audience of 120 Google employees at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California. The event was part of “AtGoogleTalks,” a series of presentations by invited speakers sponsored by Google and given at various Google offices throughout the world. As written on the Google official blog, the talks feature “some of the most prominent and promising thinkers, artists, leaders, and personalities of our time.” Previous speakers have included Barack Obama, Noam Chomsky, Salman Rushdie, Bill Clinton, Bob Woodward, Michael Bloomberg,...
  6. SPEAKING ON THE CULTURE OF WEALTH IN SILICON VALLEY

    On June 16th Radhanath Swami was asked to address many of the Silicon Valley’s leading entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region, at TiE Global Hall in Santa Clara, California. The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) currently have 11,000 members, including over 2,500 charter members in 60 chapters across 17 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation...
  7. Addressing the Association of Medical Consultants

    The Association of Medical Consultants Mumbai (AMC) observed the annual event AMCON, 2012-13 on Sunday, 13th January, at Bombay Hospital in Mumbai, India. The AMC was established in 1972 by a group of medical consultants of various disciplines aiming to highlight and offer solutions to all the important problems faced by consultants as well as other issues related to public health. It is now one of the fastest growing associations of specialist doctors in Mumbai and with 7000 medical consultants. Speaking on the topic of ‘No God, No Peace. Know...
  8. Radhanath Swami Speaks at the All India Management Association World Marketing Congress

    Mr. Srinivasan Swamy, Chairman of R. K. Swamy BBDO as well as the Chairman of the 2nd All India Management Association (AIMA) World Marketing Congress recently invited Radhanath Swami to deliver the Key note and Inaugural address at Hotel Lalit in New Delhi. AIMA, as India’s most influential body of professional management serves to enhance the competence of professional management and is represented on a number of policy making bodies of the Government of India. The Congress, held on 2nd and 3rd March,was focussed on the theme “Exploding Marketing Power”....
  9. Harmonizing Body, Mind, and Soul – Radhanath Swami at Oracle

    On August 10, 2010 over 120 people filled the Oracle Fitness Center at the Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores, California for a talk by Radhanath Swami on “Harmonizing Body, Mind, and Soul”. Oracle is one of the world’s leading computer technology companies, The afternoon event was hosted by Oracle member Sandhya Rajput, and Swami was graciously introduced by Rashmi Bajaj, another fellow employee of Oracle. Swami began his talk by telling the story of a good friend of his from India, who has to go through tremendous amount of turmoil reorganizing...