1. Honoring Mother Earth

    On July 1st, 2014, Radhanath Swami spoke at the Bhakti Center in New York City about the Govardhan Eco Village, a project he initiated on the outskirts of Mumbai, India. An excerpt of the talk is below. The entire talk may be downloaded here. In the early 1970’s I heard a story about my beloved gurudev, Srila Prabhupada. He was in Mayapur, a very holy place in India where Lord Chaitanya appeared in this world. For many, many years, saintly people have gone there. So Srila Prabhupada, after much struggle and challenge was able to purchase a...
  2. Speaking to New Students at New York’s Bhakti Center

    The Bhakti Center is a non-profit cultural arts center on New York’s Lower East Side and a project that draws largely from the vision and inspiration of Radhanath Swami. On the evening of December 20th, 2014, The Bhakti Center hosted a special evening and dinner with Radhanath Swami exclusively for participants of some of the courses they offered during the Fall of 2014. The courses included… BHAKTI 101, a 36 hour course spanning 12 weeks covering the fundamental teachings of Bhakti Yoga as practiced in Gaudiya Vaishnavism and presented by...
  3. Chandan Yatra Festival at New York’s Bhakti Center

    On Saturday, July 19th, Radhanath Swami was at The Bhakti Center in New York City to celebrate the festival of Chandan Yatra. In the bhakti tradition the observance of festivals is a way in which a community comes together, sharing their time and talents to create beautiful celebrations. Many of these festivals have been observed in a similar fashion for centuries and their annual dates of arrival are highly anticipated. Chandan Yatra (the sandalwood paste festival) is said to have been first celebrated hundreds of thousands of years ago on...
  4. Kirtan at The Bhakti Center

    Title: Kirtan at The Bhakti Center Location: 25 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003 Link: Click here Start Time: 07:00pm Date: 2012-09-20
  5. Pearl Festival

    Title: Pearl Festival Location: The Bhakti Center Link: Click here Description: Radhanath Swami will speak on a lila (pastime) involving Krishna, Radharani and pearls that is humorous, touching and instructive in the practice of Bhakti Yoga. Start Time: 06:30pm Date: 2012-09-21