1. The Fruit of a Chance Meeting

    At a recent chance meeting in Mumbai Airport a seed was planted as popular London yoga teacher, Claire Missingham invited Radhanath Swami to speak at one of her yoga and meditation workshops. The fruit of their meeting was realized last week when Radhanath Swami accepted the invitation, speaking at the event “Journey of the Sadhaka” in Primrose Hill, London, on Sunday, July 29th. Attendees practiced yoga accompanied by the live music of world-renowned composer/producer, Nitin Sawhney. At the close of the workshop, Radhanath Swami was invited to share some excerpts...
  2. The Perfect Place for Our Spiritual Life is Wherever We Are

      On the evening of Tuesday, May 8th, Radhanath Swami was asked to speak at New York’s Jivamukti Yoga Studio for the program Sunset Gita, hosted by Joshua Green. Requested to speak on the suitability of New York City for the purpose of yoga practice, swami replied by referring the teachings of the Srimad Bhagavatam, wherein the great Bhakti-yogi Sri Prahlad prays to Lord Vishnu in the form of Nrisimhadeva. An except from his talk is below.  “Prahlad said, My dear Lord I see that there are many saintly persons,...
  3. Inauguration of Stanton Street Yoga

    On Sunday, April 22, Radhanath Swami was asked to speak at the inauguration of Stanton Street Yoga, a new yoga studio and Ayurvedic health retreat on New York’s Lower East Side. Stanton Street Yoga is a cooperative effort,  owned and run by followers of Srila Prabhupada, headed by Badaryana and Rukmini Wienberg. Around one hundred guests squeezed into the beautiful new studio to attend the opening yajna ceremony, kirtan, talk and vegetarian meal. Below are some excepts from Swami’s talk. “In the sixth chapter of the Bhagavada-Gita, which is one...
  4. International Yoga Conference at Rishikesh

    “Be with nature, learn from nature, and change your nature.” said H. H. Swami Chidanand Saraswati Ji while welcoming guests to the International Yoga Conference at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, India. From March 1st thru 7th Radhanath Swami, along with forty yoga gurus, shared the teachings of yoga with hundreds of yogis from around the globe. Prominent teachers at the conference included H.H. Sri Shankaracharya Swami Divyanand Teerthji, H.H. Swami Ramdevji, H.H. Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and H.H. Swami Veda Bharatiji. The International Yoga Festival, which started in 1999 with a just...
  5. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

    The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is today one of the most respected centers for training and retreat in the United States. Since its inception in 1983, countless people have come for short retreats, courses in yoga and ayurveda, and periods of seva and ashram living. At the end of August, 2011, Radhanath Swami was invited to speak at the center for the first time. His two day lecture series was entitled ‘Bhakti Immersion: Ramayana’, and explored the ancient epic through storytelling and kirtan. There could...