1. 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...
  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. Narendra Modi Releases The Journey Home in Gujarati

    On November 30, publishers launched the long-awaited Gujarati version of Radhanath Swami’s autobiography ‘The Journey Home’ at a special inauguration function held in Ahmedabad, the largest city and cultural and financial capital of the bustling Indian State of Gujarat.  The book’s Gujarati version, entitled  ‘Pele Par No Pravas’ (The Journey Home), was translated by Girish Rathod. Several leading figures were present for the book launch, including Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who delivered the keynote address. In his twenty minute speech, delivered in Hindi, Mr. Modi spoke on India’s rich spiritual...