1. Engineering a Better World

    Despite only two days to the end of term and looming coursework deadlines, approximately 150 students packed into a lecture theatre at Imperial College in London on Thursday 21st March to hear Radhanath Swami speak on the topic of “Engineering a Better World”. Imperial College is regarded as one of the best engineering schools in the country and often ranked 3rd in the UK rankings after Oxford and Cambridge. This would be the first time a Swami was addressing students at this institution, and follows on from events held last...
  2. Radhanath Swami Speaks at the Cambridge Union Society

    The Cambridge Union Society is a debating society at Cambridge University – a world famous home of free speech and debate since 1815. On October 15th the Union hosted a dinner in honor of Radhanath Swami with prominent members of the Indian Cambridge Cultural Association as well as academics and leaders from the Cambridge University Faith Forum. Later, an audience of 125 gathered to hear Radhanath Swami give an address in the Cambridge Union Historic Chamber, which has previously hosted speakers such as US Presidents Ronald Reagan and Theodore Roosevelt,...
  3. Radhanath Swami Returns to The School of Oriental and African Studies

    One year after his last visit to SOAS, Radhanath Swami, returned to the London campus on October 8th to share his thoughts on the role of spirituality and devotion in the modern world. Home to students from over 130 countries, the university was already buzzing in anticipation of his arrival, with many students eager to meet and hear from him again. This year’s program included the participation of the renowned Stephen Chan, professor of Oriental and African Studies. As expected, the event did not disappoint, and set the tone for...
  4. Columbia University – Discussion with Francis X. Clooney

    On Friday, April 20th, Radhanath Swami joined Francis X. Clooney S.J. at Columbia Universities’ Earl Hall Auditorium for a program entitled “Encountering God – Hindu & Christian Perspectives on Going Deeper Into Spiritual Experience”.  Francis Clooney is a Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology at Harvard Divinity, as well as a Catholic, Jesuit priest. The evening was hosted by the Gadadhara Pandit Das, the Hindu Chaplin of Columbia University, and sponsored by the Columbia University Bhakti Club. The discussion was moderated by professor Edwin Bryant, Rutgers universities’...
  5. Radhanath Swami Visits Cambridge University

    On October 10th, Radhanath Swami addressed students at the University of Cambridge in England. Speaking on the topic of “Our World: Time for a Positive Change?”, he addressed the need for a spiritual re-awakening in the world based on principles of love and compassion. The event was held at Gonville and Caius College, one of the oldest colleges in Cambridge and hosted by The Bhumi Project in partnership with the Hindu Cultural Society, International Development Society and Krishna Consciousness Society. Highlighting the need for personal transformation in order to effect...