1. “The Magic Within” – Radhanath Swami Speaks at TEDx LondonBusinessSchool 2014

    On Friday April 25th Radhanath Swami was invited to speak at TEDx London Business School. TED is a global phenomenon devoted to ideas worth spreading and TEDx is a network of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDx London Business School, was entirely organized by students from London Business School, ranked as one of the top business schools in the world, and aims to be a platform for debate and discussion on a range of issues. The  audience was made up of professionals from across...
  2. BBC Radio Interview

    On September 15, 2013,  Radhanath Swami was the main guest on ‘Shrink Wrapped,’ a two-hour-long, weekly radio show about mental health. The show is presented by Toby Friedner and Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. Chetna Kang on BBC 3CR. The topic for the show was: “Is spirituality good for your mental health?” Radhanatha Swami spoke about his journey to bhakti yoga, the principles of bhakti yoga, the relationship between spirituality and religion, developing a spirit of compassion and the integrated holistic health care system at Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai. Both the presenters and other guests...
  3. Meeting With the King of Puri

    For bhakti yogis, Jagannath Puri, on the coast of the Indian state of Orissa, is a sacred place of pilgrimage. Puri is currently abuzz with excitement in anticipation of the annual Ratha Yatra (cart festival) on July 10th. Over one million devout pilgrims throng to witness the festival of chariots, where the deity of Lord Krishna in the form of Jagannath, along with his brother and sister, ride beautiful chariots amidst chanting and dancing and joyous festivities. While millions watch the event on television, prominent citizens and spiritual leaders of...
  4. Speech at the House of Lords

    Built to advise the Crown Imperial since 1295, the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster hosted a gathering to acknowledge the 40th anniversary of Bhaktivedanta Manor. The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. With the kind permission of the Lord Speaker, the event was hosted in the Principal State Room for an intimate gathering. Honorable guests included members of royal families from the UK, Europe, Burma and Russia, as well as over one hundred celebrities. Through the philosophy and culture of Krishna Consciousness,...
  5. New Vedic Culture Center Opening in Pune

    On February 24th, 2013, Radhanath Swami took part in the inauguration of ISKCON’s New Vedic Culture Center in Pune, India. The project was initiated and completed under the guidance of his student and disciple Radheyshyam das. India’s President, Pranab Mukherjee, attended the ceremony as a guest of honor as did other dignitaries and over 40,000 guests. The New Vedic Cultural Center is one of Pune’s largest temples and cultural centers. Spread across six acres, it includes a spectacular Radha-Krishna temple, a South Indian style Balaji temple, a huge multi-purpose hall,...
  6. Sri Chaitanya’s Message of Universal Brotherhood

    Radhanath Swami addressed an esteemed assembly of delegates at an international seminar in Mumbai, India, on December 1st and 2nd, 2012. The seminar was organized by the Gaudiya Mission to celebrate the 525th advent anniversary of Sri Chaitanya, and was entitled “Universal Brotherhood as Propagated by Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.” The assembly of guests included representatives from the Gaudiya Mission, ISKCON and other spiritual organizations, along with the Governor of Maharashtra, Sri K. Shankaranarayanan. Radhanath Swami inaugurated the seminar by lighting the lamp in the presence of dignitaries and senior...
  7. Celebrating the Appearance of Krishna

    On On Friday the 10th and Sunday the 12th of August, (year?), Radhanath Swami attended the Appearance celebration of Lord Krishna at Bhaktivedanta Manor, in the Hertfordshire countryside of England, outside of London. Sri Krishna Janmashtami, as the festival is more commonly known, is celebrated by Krishna devotees around the world. As in previous years, Radhanath Swami was a special guest at Bhaktivedanta Manor for the festivities. Over the course of the two days more than 70,000 people attended the festival. Each year it is the largest such celebration outside of India....
  8. INSPIRO 2012 Youth Fiesta – Mumbai

    “It is not it’s industry or business nor it’s entertainment or education – the foundation of Indian culture is it’s compassion and spirituality. I request all of you, that in all your endeavors you please keep this heritage of spirituality as the foundation and thus create a revolution of peace and happiness throughout the entire world.” With these words, Radhanath Swami addressed a crowd of over 15,000 students at the INSPIRO 2012 Youth Fiesta, at Mumbai’s Somaiya Ground. INSPIRO is a voluntary non-profit initiative that brings together a series of...
  9. Expanding the Divine Vision: Barsana Eye Camp 2012

    “Bhakti is like a cataract operation. When our eyes are decorated with ointment of love, then we can see Krishna everywhere” Radhanath Maharaja said while addressing the devotees and participants of the Barsana Eye Camp, 2012. The Barsana Eye Camp started in 1991 when devotees at Radha Gopinath Temple in Mumbai visited the divine birth place of Lord Krishna’s dearest consort Srimati Radharani at Barsana in North India with Radhanath Swami. They observed a great need to treat cataract patients, and as they already had the experience of holding cataract operating camps in Maharashtra, the...
  10. Flower Festival Delights Thousands In Mumbai

    On the 28th of January, 2012, the first day of the spring season in the Vedic calendar (also known as Vasanta Panchami), Radhanath Swami led 6,000 guests in a flower festival at the Radha Gopinath Temple in Mumbai.  The festival began in the morning with hundreds of the temple’s congregants plucking flower petals from over a ton of a wide variety of flowers brought from all over India. In the evening Radhanath Swami addressed the guests on the special significance of this unique festival that bathes the Lord with flowers. The short discourse was...