1. JOURNEY HOME BOOK LAUNCH IN SLOVENIA

    Radhanath Swami visited Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Saturday, October 5th for official book-launch of the Slovenian translation of The Journey Home at the Congress Hall of the Hotel Mons. The book launch was the opening event of the Ljubljana Yoga Conference. Approximately 360 visitors enjoyed the lecture followed by a kirtan led by Radhanath Swami. The evenings host, popular Slovenian jazz singer and animal rights activist Jadranka Juras concluded the event by saying that her own journey had definitely started that evening. She further commented, “I really recommend the book. The book...
  2. Oriya Book Launch of The Journey Home

    “I am grateful that you chose this place for the book launch; we feel honored and privileged,” said Dr. Achyut Samanta, recognized by the Edge Foundation as one of the top fifteen social entrepreneurs of the world. Dr. Samanta is the founder of the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, a university that provides education to twenty thousand neglected and underprivileged tribal children. On July 5th he hosted the launch of Ghara Bahuda (the Oriya translation of The Journey Home) at the convention center of his Kalinga Institute in Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa. Addressing a gathering of...
  3. Aurangabad Book Launch

    On 15th January, in Aurangabad, India Jaico Publishing House, India’s first publisher of hard bound English Books, held a launch of the new print of the book The Journey Home. Aurangabad is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. It is famous for its historical monuments – Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The book launch was a preceded by a press meet on the subject of the book as well about the opening of new ISKCON temple in Aurangabad. Fourteen local newspapers covered the event. Radhanath Swami shared that...
  4. “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...
  5. 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,...