1. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Church College, University of Oxford.

    In early November 2017, Radhanath Swami was in discussion with former leader of the Alliance party of Northern-Ireland, Lord John Alderdice on the topic of ‘Bridging the Divide in a Fractured World’ at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. Christ Church College is one of the largest colleges of Oxford University and is home to over 400 undergraduates and 175 graduates. Christ Church is famous for its connection with two fictional figures: Alice in Wonderland, the creation of the 19th-century mathematics tutor Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), and Harry Potter...
  2. Radhanath Swami Debates at the Cambridge Union

    In November 2017, Radhanath Swami was invited to debate at the worlds oldest, and arguably most prestigious debating society, the Cambridge Union. The topic was “Have we lost faith in faith? Does it have meaning in the modern world? Can we justify faith in line with the rest of the world’s atrocities?” The Cambridge Union was founded as a small debating society in 1815, but today is the largest student society in Cambridge and has over 70,000 life members worldwide. It established a forum in which the art of public...
  3. Radhanath Swami & James Doty on Redefining Success at Stanford University

    On July 21, Stanford Bhakti Yoga Club and the Hindu Student Association of Stanford joined efforts to host spiritual leader Radhanath Swami and James Doty, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery and Founder of Stanford’s Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education, for a talk on the topic “Redefining Success”. An eclectic mix of approximately 500 students, members of academia and industry leaders attended. The event began with mantra meditation, creating a serene mood. James Doty spoke first, about compassion and care, sharing a personal story about finding spirituality after a...
  4. Radhanath Swami Returns to Sacred Sounds at Rutgers University

    Radhanath Swami visited Rutgers University on April 28th, 2016 to participate in the award winning event Sacred Sounds, a dynamic program of kirtan and talks on bhakti-yoga. Since it’s inception in 2009 Sacred Sounds has been a movement bringing together a group of students working towards the goal of producing an unforgettable evening of spiritual energy. This year’s event was another grand success as Radhanath Swami, along with the kirtan group  The Juggernauts, moved a group of four hundred students to dance ecstatically with their arms raised in the air, crying out the sweet names of...
  5. Radhanath Swami speaks at Northwestern University, Illinois

    On the evening of April 14, 2016, Radhanath Swami spoke at Northwestern University’s Evanston Campus at an event entitled “Worlds at War / Minds at Peace – Intersection of Leadership and Mental Health.” More than 100 people attended the talk, hosted by six student groups and held in Lutkin Hall. Organizers chose Radhanath Swami, a Hindu monk, to provide an outsider’s perspective on the stress of college life. Special Guests included the Mayor of Evanston, Ms. Elizabeth Tisdahl who spoke on the need of cultivating leadership qualities and simultaneously balancing mental health and Professor...
  6. Radhanath Swami Speaks at King’s College Dental Institute, London

    King’s College London Dental Institute, often found at the top of the national leaderboards for Dentistry, regularly invites speakers to inspire their students. On November 30th, 2015 they hosted Radhanath Swami alongside Ash Parmar, a world-famous cosmetic dentist (who has appeared on shows such as This Morning and Extreme Makeover), to give a seminar on the art of decision-making. Professor Mark Woolford, Dean of Education at the Institute, shared his reasoning for the talks: “One of the things that I feel very dearly about is that we have to instill into students that it isn’t...
  7. Radhanath Swami Speaks to Biology Students from California State University

    HH Radhanath Swami was invited to a special home program on June 30, 2015 in Camarillo, California. This city houses California State University, Channel Islands, one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, the biggest public university structure in California, where Nandini Radha devi dasi (aka Dr. Nitika Parmar), a disciple of Radhanath Swami works as a Biology professor. In January of 2014 and 2015, Dr. Parmar took a group of 14 students from the university for a trip to India, to explore various facets of biotechnology. This trip...
  8. Radhanath Swami Addresses the MIT University India Conference

    On May 2, 2015 the graduate students of MIT University in Cambridge, Massachusetts hosted one of the largest India conferences in the US. The MIT India conference, in its 11th year, has established itself as an important forum for leaders in industry, academia, and policy to discuss current issues and future innovations in the context of India, in the region and abroad. Radhanath Swami was invited as a distinguished speaker to participate in MIT India conference. This year the conference brought together business leaders, government officials, spiritual leaders, philanthropists and...
  9. Hong Kong Students Learn About Sanatana Dharma

    On April 8th, 2015, forty management students from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School, who are on a study tour in India, visited Radhanath Swami at Radha Gopinath Temple, Mumbai. HKUST is an international research university with strong ties to global thought leaders and wide-ranging connections with Mainland China. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. Within the short span of two decades, HKUST has rapidly risen in the global academic arena and has...
  10. Radhanath Swami Speaks on Influence Without Affluence at Cambridge University Union Society

    HH RNS Cambridge 28 Nov 2014 from FilmworkStudios on Vimeo. TO VIEW THE ABOVE VIDEO USE THE FOLLOWING PASSWORD: ps Radhanath Swami was invited to speak at the Cambridge Union Society for the second time on November 28, 2014. The Cambridge Union Society is the oldest continually operating debating society in the world and has hosted many world leaders since it was founded in 1815. Radhanath Swami addressed the gathering in the prestigious chamber on the subject “Influence Without Affluence.” Several students commented after that they were inspired to become...