1. On Service and Appreciation

    Bhakti Yoga practice involves regular chanting of mantras, the holy names of the Divine. However this chanting is not an isolated activity; it’s part of a holistic culture of loving service and appreciation. A person may be administered the best medicine during sickness, still his complete recovery also depends on the diet he takes. If he is careful about the diet, his quick recovery is granted. Similarly the chanting of God’s names is  the medicine for the soul. It can cure us of our materialistic consciousness and fills our heart...
  2. Bhakti Inspires Voluntary Service – the Vrindavan Pilgrimage Kitchen

    “To the degree we cultivate the spirit of selfless service, to that degree we’ll actually find bliss in life.” – Radhanath Swami Dr Mukunda Shanbag, a successful dentist from Mumbai, is busy washing huge pots. For the two weeks of the pilgrimage of Vrindavan this is his daily service from 5 am to 12.30 pm. What inspires him to leave the comforts of his Mumbai house, and extend himself to serve over five thousand pilgrims? “Most others are doing much more than me. This is the least I could do...
  3. Two Minutes of Wisdom at The Huffington Post

    Radhanath Swami speaks as part of The Huffington Post series “Two Minutes of Wisdom” which features short messages from an array of spiritual leaders. To view the video on Huffington Post’s website, click here