1. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Governor’s Bungalow, Pondicherry

    Radhanath Swami was invited by the Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry Mrs. Kiran Bedi to speak at her official residence Raj Nivas on 23rd December 2017. He spoke from his book The Journey Home, and the talk culminated with the launch of his second book The Journey Within. Radhanath Swami’s talk was part of Raj Nivas Lecture Series, an initiative by the Governor “to engage citizens of Pondicherry on thought leadership through a series of interactive sessions by eminent speakers from the fields of history, art, leadership, literature, management, science,...
  2. “The Journey Within” Wins the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal

    On April 7, 2017, during a gala dinner ceremony in Portland, Oregon, the Independent Book Publishers Association’s (IBPA) announced that Radhanath Swami’s Book, The Journey Within: Exploring the Path of Bhakti: A Contemporary Guide to Yoga’s Ancient Wisdom, had won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal for the category “Body, Mind & Spirit”.  The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which include fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers.   The ceremony marked the 29th Annual Benjamin Franklin Awards, which are...
  3. Radhanath Swami Visits Italy

    In mid-October Radhanath Swami visited Italy, including stops in Florence, Bologna and Vicenza.   The programs he spoke at included the launch of Ritorno all’Anima, the Italian translation of The Journey Within, organized by Centro Vaikuntha and attended by over 500 people. Radhanath Swami told stories form the book and autographed copies for the many guests. The next evening he visited Centro Yoga in Bologna, where about 150 people gathered (mainly yoga students and teachers) to hear him speak on the philosophy of the Bhagavad-gita and share stories from the Ramayana. Photos from...
  4. Kirtan Yoga in Seatle

    On Sunday, September 18th, 2016 Radhanath Swami took part in an event called Kirtan Yoga at the ISKCON Vedic Cultural Center in Seattle, Washington. Approximately 1500 guest attended the day long event which brought kirtan singers from around the world together.   Guest kirtan singers included: Gina Sala – Famous vocalist, composer, music director, sound healer, kirtan singer and teacher from Seattle. Karnamrita Dasi – Classically trained as a vocalist in India for nearly a decade and immersed in kirtan (devotional music) since birth, Karnamrita Dasi is one of the world’s leading kirtan singers as...
  5. Talk & Book Signing at Golden Bridge Yoga Studio, Santa Monica, California

    On Wednesday, July 12th, 2016 Radhanath Swami attended a “The Journey Within” book signing event that was held at the Golden Bridge Yoga studio located in Santa Monica, CA. The founders of this studio- Gurmukh and her daughter Wahe invited Maharaj for an evening featuring kirtan and a talk. The studio has a wide clientele of people from all spheres of life and was crowded with 75 guests including the soul kirtan artist, C.C. White. A beautiful soft kirtan was led before Radhanath Swami’s arrival. In his talk he recounted stories illustrating...