1. Philosophy’s Sanctum Sanctorum / Orissa Post Article

    The following article appeared in the Orissa Post Newspaper on July 8th, 2013. Philosophy’s Sanctum Sanctorum Bhubaneswar, July 8:  An American embarked on a spiritual quest for sacred knowledge at the age of 19, denouncing home and wandering from country to country. His transition from a young seeker to a spiritual guide in India sets the wheel rolling, foretelling a wonderful journey for Radhanath Swami. The real-life story of the Guru is shared in The Journey Home, an incredible narrative of near-death encounters, apprenticeships with advanced yogis, and years of...
  2. Radhanath Swami at Ford Motor Company

    From the @Ford Online Newsroom DEARBORN – Late last month, H. H. Radhanath Swami made a historic visit to Ford Motor Company – sponsored by the Ford Asian Indian Association and coordinated by Guru Palaniappan, supervisor, Product Development Design. Radhanath Swami (Richard Slavin), who was born and raised in suburban Chicago during the 1960s and marched with civil rights leaders for the ideals of Martin Luther King Jr., lived in India for many years as a monk and later returned to America to share the sacred knowledge and wisdom he...
  3. Two Minutes of Wisdom at The Huffington Post

    Radhanath Swami speaks as part of The Huffington Post series “Two Minutes of Wisdom” which features short messages from an array of spiritual leaders. To view the video on Huffington Post’s website, click here
  4. Meeting with President Obama

    On June 13, 2011, Radhanath Swami was invited to meet with the President of the United States at an event in Miami, Florida. He was grateful to accept the invitation on behalf of his beloved Guru, Srila Prabhupada, and he dedicated the meeting to his dear godbrother Bhakti Tirtha Swami. President Barack Obama and Radhanath Swami shared a heartfelt talk for several minutes.      
  5. A Swami and His Father

    Radhanath Swami writes for The Huffington Post: “I was recently blessed with the opportunity to sit down and have a conversation with Dr. Cornel West — a brilliant thinker and someone I have come to regard as a heartfelt friend and spiritual brother. Among the many profound things Dr. West spoke that evening at Princeton, one thing he said struck me deeply. “I am who I am,” he said, “because someone loved me.” As I reflected on his words, images of various mentors and teachers flashed in my mind. I...