1. Visiting Vrindavan – the Land of Krishna

    Setting the mood Currently, Radhanath Swami is leading a group of 4,600 pilgrims on a tour of Vrindavan, the holy land of Lord Krishna, famous as the epicenter of bhakti (devotional yoga). Located in North India, Vrindavan is traditionally described to be a special place where God in his most personal and charming form as Krishna shares loving exchanges with his dear-most devotees. Friends and students of Radhanath Swami, from around the globe, have gathered at Vrindavan to hear his discourses and visit the sacred places associated with Lord Krishna....
  2. The Festival of Divine Dance

    On the evening of October 15th, a traditional festival of the autumn full moon, Sharad Purnima, was celebrated at the Radha Gopinath Temple in Mumbai with Radhanath Swami and over 5,000 guests. The Indian scriptures reveal that five thousand years ago in the sacred land of Vrindavan, on the night of Sharad Purnima, Lord Krishna performed a beautiful dance festival called rasa lila with his dearmost devotees, the gopis. Bhakti yogis traditionally congregate on this night to commemorate the event through the singing of beautiful devotional songs. This year at the Radha...
  3. The Tale of Dorothy

    “You’re a Hindu and I’m a Christian,” Dorothy said. “Which God are you talking about?” I looked out the window at a blazing summer sun. “In America it is called the sun, in Mexico, sol and in India, surya. But is it an American sun or a Mexican sun? The essence of all religions is one, to love God—whatever name we may have for God—and live as an instrument of that love. To transform arrogance into humility, greed into benevolence, envy into gratitude, vengeance into forgiveness, selfishness into servitude, complacency into compassion, doubt into faith, and lust into love. The character of love is universal to all spiritual paths.”