1. Mumbai Ratha Yatra 2018

    On January 6th, 2018, Radhanath Swami led 150,000 devotees in the Jagannath Ratha Yatra celebrations in Sivaji Park, Mumbai. Jagannath Ratha Yatra, the traditional chariot festival of Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna), is celebrated every year by millions of people at Puri, India. Srila Prabhupada introduced the celebration to the Western World in 1967 through the first Ratha Yatra held in San Francisco. Januarys Rathayatra in Mumbai was attended by Shyamsundar Das, one of Srila Prabhupada’s earliest followers, who was instrumental in organizing the first Rath Yatra in San Francisco. Today...
  2. Memorial For HG Shyam Vallabha Das

    On February 27 Shyam Vallabha Das (Dr. Sanjay Pisharodi), a disciple of Radhanath Swami and a highly respected and sought after Ayurvedic doctor, passed away at the Govardhan Eco Village outside of Mumbai. Dr. Sham Vallabha was loved and trusted not only amongst the devotee community in Mumbai, where he was from, but by so many others around the world who benefited from his service. 

On March 12th, 2018 a memorial ceremony was held at the Radha Gopinath Temple in Mumbai. In the video above Radhanath Swami shares his appreciation...
  3. Radhanath Swami’s Pilgrimage to Mayapur 2017

    Over 6000 devotees from 34 countries joined Radhanath Swami on a pilgrimage to Mayapur, birthplace of the mystic avatar Sri Chaitanya, from 19th to 27th October. Everyday thousands of pilgrims would rise early to take a delicious breakfast, and then divide into eight groups to visit various holy places. The parties traveled, some by boat through the Ganges, some by foot to close by places, and others by buses. It was beautiful seeing thousands of people singing together on fleets of simple traditional Indian boats, eager to see, eager to...
  4. Radhanath Swami Speaks on Gita Jayanti, at the Bhakti Center, New York City

      On November 29, 2017, Radhanath Swami spoke at Bhakti Center, New York City, about the wisdom of the Bhagavad-gita on the day of Gita Jayanti. Below are exerts from his talk. Today is Gita Jayanti, the day the Bhagavad-gita was spoken which is about 700 verses within a great literature called the Mahabharata which is approximately 100,000 verses. Bhagavad-gita is the very essence of the Mahabharata and is in fact the very essence of all the great Vedic literatures. It is spoken in such a way that it is...
  5. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Climate Change Workshop, Govardhan Eco-Village

    A Nexus International Workshop entitled “Climate Change Adaptations for Sustainable Development- A Vedic Perspective” was held on August 27 and 28th, 2017. The workshop was jointly organised by Govardhan Ecovillage (GEV) & Shree Halari Visa Oswal College of Commerce (SHVOCC), and sponsored by The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI). The conference was inaugurated by Radhanath Swami, the Visionary behind Govardhan Ecovillage, who highlighted the Vedic perspective that the restoration of the ecology has to be done in conjunction with the restoration of the ecology of the heart. He explained,  “The Vedic perspective teaches us...