1. Prema Yoga – Brooklyn, New York

    On Wednesday night, Radhanath Swami spoke at Prema Yoga in Brooklyn. He first elaborated on the Sanskrit word prema or pure love – what it is, where to find it, and how to re-awaken it. He mentioned how yoga is about connecting to an inner reality that harmonizes the body, mind, and soul. He gave an example of how he was helplessly drowning in the Ganges. As he was going underwater, the mantra that the Ganges had revealed to him earlier during meditation, resurfaced in his mind bringing fearlessness, peace,...
  2. Harvard University

    Francis X. Clooney, Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology and Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, introduced Radhanath Swami on Tuesday November 23 at Harvard University. “I am happy to know that the tradition that Radhanath Swami represents is a very very important and very very old tradition in India. No one here needs to be reminded that the International Society for Krsna Consciousness did not simply begin in 1965. Many things don’t begin until they come to New York, but this is the...
  3. Baker Street Yoga – Maplewood, New Jersey

    Monday November 22 Radhanath Swami spoke at a yoga studio in Maplewood, New Jersey. He met Clair, one of the co-founders of Baker Street Yoga, before the program. She told him, “not everybody can do what you did – hitchhike from London all the way to the Himalayas and get all kinds of lessons on the way.”
  4. University of Massachusetts Boston

    Rita Nethersole, Associate Dean at UMass Boston, said in her introduction on Thursday November 18 that “as I was reading Radhanath Swami’s book The Journey Home it invoked in me a sense of what UMass is about – people seeking in various ways and the ability to find wisdom in so many people. I was once told that we are human beings on a spiritual path but now I am learning that we are spiritual beings on a human path.”
  5. Sacred Sounds at Rutgers University

    On November 11, 2010, the Bhakti Club of Rutgers University in New Jersey hosted their annual event, Sacred Sounds. Radhanath Swami, invited to speak at the event, told his story of hearing the Hare Krsna mantra for the first time while meditating on a rock in the Ganges. The Sacred Sounds event also included musical performances of kirtan (sacred spiritual music) from featured acts the Mayapuris as well as Gauravani and Kindred Spirits, in addition to a large vegetarian dinner and a meet-and-greet with Radhanath Swami. He signed copies of his book, The Journey Home, and spoke with guests until...