1. Sacred Images

    Radhanath Swami recording the audio book version of The Journey Home. Greenwich Village, New York, 6/13/2012 [photo by Gaura Vani Buchwald]
  2. “The Journey Home” Launched in Delhi

    “The old steam engine hissed and whistled through the night until, in the first gray light of the morning, it pulled into the station at Old Delhi.” Excerpts from The Journey Home Radhanath Swami’s first rendezvous in India was with Delhi. The city, which has been the gateway for most visitors coming to India, also welcomed Richard Slavin (now Radhanath Swami) way back in 1970. Incidentally, the city derives its name from the word ‘Dehli’ or ‘Dehleez’ which means ‘the gateway’. Years later, Radhanath Swami was here to present the...
  3. Pune Launch of The Journey Home

    March 17, 2010 marked the launch of “Trishart Pathik“, the Marathi translation of the Radhanath Swami’s memoir “The Journey Home”, at the Bal Gandharva Theatre in Pune, India. Marathi is the language of Maharashtra, India’s central western state. The event was hosted by Gaur Gopal Das, member of ISKCON Chowpatty and Raghupati Das, Temple President ISKCON Nigdi and the Marathi translator of “The Journey Home”. The book launch was attended by renowned people from industry, media, education, governance and the social sector in Pune. Popular cultural figure Shivshahir Babasaheb Purandare,...
  4. Mumbai Launch of The Journey Home

    The first book launch of  Radhanath Swami’s ‘The Journey Home’ was a vivid, intense and inspiring show put up at NCPA theatre, Mumbai on Friday, August 21, 2009. Popular film actor and producer, Juhi Chawla unveiled ‘The Journey Home – Autobiography of an American Swami’ amongst a star-studded gathering hosted by Dr. Swati Piramal, Director, Piramal Group & Chairman, Mr. Ajay Piramal and attended by movers and shakers of the city from industry, media, education, governance and social sector. Noted French journalist Nadine Kreisberger took the guests through the proceedings...
  5. Radhanath Swami Speaks with “City of Joy” Author Dominique Lapierre

    It was a meeting between two people who complemented each other with their life story, hitchhiking adventures, desire to serve society and their love for India. Dominique Lapierre, author of ‘City of Joy’ and Radhanath Swami were invited by Ajay Piramal, Chairman – Piramal India Ltd. and his wife Swati Piramal, Director – Strategic Alliances & Communications, for a family event that at their residence in Mumbai. The hosts requested them to share some words of wisdom on the theme of ‘Happiness, Love & Forgiveness’. Dominique  Lapierre spoke first. He shared that he values Happiness as...