1. Radhanath Swami Speaks on ‘Redefining Happiness’ in Salt Lake City

    On September 23rd, 2016 Radhanath Swami spoke to a packed house at the Nancy Tessman Auditorium in Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah on the message “Redefining Happiness”. George Pratt, a well known local Attorney coordinated the event and gave the opening address. Caru Das, president of the Utah Krishna Temple gave the introduction. After an enchanting kirtan led by Jai Krishna & his band, Radhantha Swami signed copies of  “The Journey Within”. Visitors which included dignitaries from all walks of life, like Dr. Dinesh Patel, a venture capitalist; Mrs. Pamela Atkinson, advisor to the...
  2. Radhanath Swami Addresses Corporate Leaders at the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai

    Artha Forum, a not-for-profit initiative that aims to bring the relevance of ancient wisdom to modern business, organised the event “Business With a Purpose” on 17th November 2016 at Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai. Over 400 corporate heads and entrepreneurs attended. Radhanath Swami was invited to be the keynote speaker. Others who spoke on the occasion were leaders from business and government administration: Ashishkumar Chauhan, the head of Bombay Stock Exchange, one of the leading stock exchanges in the world; Praveen Pardeshi, the principal secretary to the chief minister of Maharashtra...
  3. Installation Ceremony of Sri Caitanya Deity at Govardhan Eco Village

    On November 14th, 2016 Radhanath Swami visited Govardhan Eco Village outside of Mumbai, India, for the welcoming ceremony, (prana pratista) of the form of Sri Chaitanya, to the Eco Village’s temple. Govardhan Eco Village is a model farm community and retreat center, inspired by Radhanath Swami in the service of Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada’s vision, highlighting the need to live in harmony with ourselves, nature and the sacred. Sri Chaitanya now accompanies Sri Sri Radha Vrindavanbihari on the main altar. The ceremony was held on the auspicious day of Kartik Purnima – the day Sri Chaitanya, the...
  4. Radhanath Swami Visits Italy

    In mid-October Radhanath Swami visited Italy, including stops in Florence, Bologna and Vicenza.   The programs he spoke at included the launch of Ritorno all’Anima, the Italian translation of The Journey Within, organized by Centro Vaikuntha and attended by over 500 people. Radhanath Swami told stories form the book and autographed copies for the many guests. The next evening he visited Centro Yoga in Bologna, where about 150 people gathered (mainly yoga students and teachers) to hear him speak on the philosophy of the Bhagavad-gita and share stories from the Ramayana. Photos from...
  5. Kirtan Yoga in Seatle

    On Sunday, September 18th, 2016 Radhanath Swami took part in an event called Kirtan Yoga at the ISKCON Vedic Cultural Center in Seattle, Washington. Approximately 1500 guest attended the day long event which brought kirtan singers from around the world together.   Guest kirtan singers included: Gina Sala – Famous vocalist, composer, music director, sound healer, kirtan singer and teacher from Seattle. Karnamrita Dasi – Classically trained as a vocalist in India for nearly a decade and immersed in kirtan (devotional music) since birth, Karnamrita Dasi is one of the world’s leading kirtan singers as...
  6. Talk & Book Signing at Golden Bridge Yoga Studio, Santa Monica, California

    On Wednesday, July 12th, 2016 Radhanath Swami attended a “The Journey Within” book signing event that was held at the Golden Bridge Yoga studio located in Santa Monica, CA. The founders of this studio- Gurmukh and her daughter Wahe invited Maharaj for an evening featuring kirtan and a talk. The studio has a wide clientele of people from all spheres of life and was crowded with 75 guests including the soul kirtan artist, C.C. White. A beautiful soft kirtan was led before Radhanath Swami’s arrival. In his talk he recounted stories illustrating...
  7. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Intel Headquarters, Santa Clara, California

    On July 18, 2016, the microprocessor giant Intel Corporation invited Radhanath Swami to speak at their headquarters in Santa Clara, California. The event was organized and coordinated by the Intel India Association. Speaking on the topic ‘Growing Through Adversity”, Radhanath Swami began the talk by quoting Winston Churchill, “Success means going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” He then narrated the story of Sindhutai Sapkal, an woman he had met who runs many orphanages around India and has nurtured over 1000 orphans. A village woman, she had been married at...
  8. Talk and Book Signing at Veda Yoga, Los Angeles

    On July 13, 2016 Radhanath Swami spoke at the Veda Yoga studio in Los Angeles. The event was organized by Kumudini, a yoga teacher and friend of Radhanath Swami. This studio is located within walking distance of the Los Angeles ISKCON temple and the event featured a large gathering of devotees and yoga students. The studio was resounding with an ecstatic kirtan led by the LA temple singers who set the mood for an exciting talk by Radhanath Swami. Every inch of the space in the studio was occupied, with people also standing in...
  9. Chant 4 Change at Historic Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

    The article below, by Madhava Smullen, was originally published on the ISKCON News website. http://iskconnews.org/rain-cant-dampen-spirits-at-dcs-historic-chant-4-change,5859/ Political pundits last weekend were calling the second presidential debate “the darkest and nastiest in modern history,” full of scandals, personal attacks and insults. And the ongoing drama may be what’s taking over the news lately. But not everyone, even in Washington, is being dragged down by it. On Saturday October 8th, thousands of people from different faiths and backgrounds gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a “Chant 4 Change,” trying to...
  10. Three Book Launches for The Journey Within in Detroit

    Srila Prabhupada once observed that Detroit was the important center of the industrial revolution in the United States and he wished that the city would become an important center of the spiritual revolution in the United States, as well. The metro Detroit area was host to three special book launch events for The Journey Within and special talks by Radhanath Swami. Each talk was preceded by the serving of delicious vegetarian meals cooked with love by devotees at the Farmington ISKCON Temple, traditional Indian dance performances, beautiful kirtan led by Rupa Das,...