The Journey Within by Radhanath Swami

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  1. Understanding Meditation

    There are different forms of meditation in every religious tradition and practically in every denomination of each religious tradition. In order for any of them to be effective, what is most important is our sincerity and the willingness to really absorb ourselves in that particular process. Some meditate on a silent mantra, some on a particular form, some on a particular prayer, some on a virtue, some on the breath, some on the different sensations of the body and some on the name of God, which is considered very divine and holy. All these meditations...
  2. The Use & Misuse of Religion

    Question: Religion is the source of so much strife in our world, perhaps because of the fact that it is misused. I would like to get your perspective on that. Radhanath Swami: My guru Srila Prabhupada said, “Philosophy without good character is practically useless.” The whole purpose of religion is to help us in transcending the arrogant ego. The ego creates such a void in the heart. If we have a full heart we don’t crave to feel superior to anybody. One who really considers oneself the servant of everyone...
  3. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Techfest, Mumbai

    On December 31st, 2017 Radhanath Swami spoke on ‘A scientific Case Study of Spiritual and Religious Faith’ at Techfest, the annual science and technology festival hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. Techfest is Asia’s largest tech festival with an attendance of approximately 160,000. Over 3000 colleges from around the world participate. Radhanath Swami emphasized the need of spirituality to engineer our inner selves. “When people neglect this inner cultivation, there is every danger of destructive use of science and technology.” “He left the packed audience completely inspired...

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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