1. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Sustainability Conference at New York’s Bhakti Center

    On Sunday, June 10th, 2018, on the occasion of the 4th International Yoga Day, Radhanath Swami was a featured speaker at the conference “Sustainability From the Inside Out”, hosted by The Bhakti Center, on New York City’s Lower East Side. The conference was a unique opportunity to hear from a group of leading voices, and about important projects, that are leading the way in exploring the profound connection between spirituality and the practice of yoga, and the sustainability of the Earth and its resources. The premise of the conference was that the central tenets of...
  2. Radhanath Swami Attends Sadhu Sanga Festival 2018

    The Sadhu Sanga Kirtan Retreat is a yearly offering begun by His Holiness Indradyumna Swami in 2012. This year’s retreat, in Boone, North Carolina, ran from May 25-28th and was a grand success. Over 2,000 devotees from around the world attended and there were 150,000 views of the livestream videos. The organization, facilities, prasadam, decorations, and sound system were all arranged beautifully. Radhanath Swami attended, led kirtan and spoke on Srimad Bhagavatam. An excerpt of his Bhagavatam class is below. “Srila Prabhupada took the message of Lord Chaitanya as his...
  3. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Deepak HomeBase Series in New York City.

    On Tuesday, May 31, Radhanath Swami spoke as part of the Deepak HomeBase series of discussions at ABC Carpet & Home in New York City. More than an ordinary rug shop, ABC Carpet & Home is a seven story design destination that aims to be “a portal into collective creativity, integrating healing, education, theater, art, and interconnectivity”. The series, hosted by Deepak Chopra and Paulette Cole, his featured speakers such as Yoko Ono, Mark Ruffalo, Russell Simmons, Fran Drescher, Robert F. Kennedy JR, Adrian Grenier, and Arianna Huffington. Among the...
  4. Inauguration Festival at ISKCON Farmington Hills

      On the weekend of April 20th, 2018, Radhanath Swami joined the devotees of ISKCON Farmington Hills, Michigan, and other guests, as together they inaugurated their new temple and installed the beautiful deity forms of Radha and Krishna (Sri Sri Radha Gopijan Vallab). The festival was filled with unforgettable moments that will treasured by all who attended.   On Friday, Radhanath Swami participated in the installation of Srila Prabhupada’s murti with other god brothers and sisters and attended the first arati as Virabadra Ram Das, visiting Executive Director of New York’s Bhakti Center, led...
  5. Installation of Sri Gaurachandra at the Bhakti Center in New York

      On October 3-5, 2017 Radhanath Swami participated in a three day festival of the Installation of Sri Gaurachandra at the Bhakti Center in New York City. For over twenty years the Bhakti Center has been the home of the beautiful Temple of Sri Sri Radha Muralidhara (Radha & Krishna). October’s festival engaged the center’s community in the timeless Vedic tradition of calling the presence of the Divine to reside on the temple altar, this time in the compassionate form of Sri Chaitanya called Sri Gaurachandra (The Golden Moon). The festival...
  6. Govardhan Ecovillage Wins Spirit of Humanity Award

    On September 14, 2017 the Govardhan Ecovillage Won a Spirit of Humanity Award for their contribution in the field of Livelihood. The Spirit of Humanity awards recognize and reward exemplary contributions made towards the society in the fields of Child Care, Education, Health, Disability, Livelihood and Women’s Empowerment. Following a stringent 3-step evaluation process, spread over 6 months, the best-in-class NGOs were identified from each zone. As the winner from the west zone, Govardhan Ecovillage made it to the final round along with Harsha Trust(east), Don Bosco Tech Society(north), Sevalaya(south)....
  7. Russell Simmons & Radhanath Swami Speaks on Compassion

    On June 26, 2017 Radhanath Swami was invited to speak with Russell Simmons on the topic of compassion at the Tantris Center for Yogic Science on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California. The talk was hosted by Kumi Yogini, yoga instructor and owner of Veda Yoga studio in Culver City. Russell Simmons is the Chairman and CEO of Rush Communications and cofounder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings. He is also an avid yoga practitioner and an advocate of  veganism and animal rights. He founded the Tantris Center to help bring the wisdom and practices...
  8. Radhanath Swami’s Bestseller “The Journey Within” Lights up Broadway

    The Nasdaq Tower is an icon of New York City’s Times Square and the largest stationary video screen in the world, standing seven stories tall. It is approximately 10,000 square feet and consists of nearly 19 million light emitting diodes. An estimated 1.5 million consumers view the site on a daily basis. Generally, it’s space is rented by Nasdaq listed companies as a unique and unprecedented platform for promotion. On May 8th, 2017 The Nasdaq Tower featured Radhanath Swami’s New York Times Bestelling book, The Journey Within. The promotion acompianied...
  9. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Kirtan London

    On 18th March 2017, Radhanath Swami spoke to the metropolitan crowd of 140 people at the breath-taking Kirtan London day retreat at Bhaktivedanta Manor. Started five years ago by a small team and launched with Russell Brand and Radhanath Swami himself, Kirtan London has grown into an attractive movement to spread mantra, music and meditation. Jahnavi Harrison, one of the founders of the project, said “the aim of the initiative is to take kirtan to everyone! We want to take kirtan to people who typically wouldn’t come across it.” Since...
  10. 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...