1. Speaking at Ford Motor Company World Headquarters

    On Friday, August 1st Radhanath Swami spoke at the Ford Motor Company World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. The event was sponsored by the Ford Asian Indian Association and coordinated by Guru Palaniappan, PVT Advisor Ford Auto Alliance Plant in Thailand. Radhanath Swami was cordially welcomed by Ms. Felicia Fields, Group Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services, Mr. John Sakioka Director, Technical and Business Strategy Office, Research and Advanced Engineering, Ms.Shirleen Holland, CAE Manager and Mr. Nand Kochar, Global Safety Systems Chief Engineer. Over 450 people attended at the Ford Product Development Center Showroom and 60...
  2. Speaking on the Culture of Wealth at the Artha Forum

    On On November 23, 2013, the Artha Forum hosted an event entitled “Spirituality and Worldly Success – Shall the Twain Ever Meet?” The event was held at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Amphitheatre in New Jersey. The Artha Forum is an independent not-for-profit initiative dedicated to connecting spirited entrepreneurs, professionals and family offices and bringing to them the relevance of ancient wisdom and literature in contemporary business. Attended by 170 guests, the participants included industry leaders, bankers, hoteliers, health care experts and distinguished professionals from the IT industry. Radhanath Swami was...
  3. 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...
  4. 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....
  5. 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...
  6. 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....
  7. 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,...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...