1. Discourse at the Divine Life Society

    On the evening of the 6th of March’ 2014, Radhanath Swami addressed an international group of one hundred yoga enthusiasts at the Sivananda Samadhi temple, the International Headquarters of the Divine Life Society, Rishikesh. Prominent leaders of the Divine Life Society also attended the program. Shri Vimalananda Saraswati, the President, introduced Radhanath Swami and praised the accomplishments of Srila Prabhupada, the guru of Radhanath Swami. He acclaimed Srila Prabhupada’s braving two heart attacks on his voyage to America and gifting the world with the chanting of the Holy Names of...
  2. Bhakti Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas

    Along with his dear friend and kirtan singer Gauravani, Radhanath Swami will lead a Bhakti Yoga Retreat at the Sivananda Ashram in the Bahamas. Information on the retreat can be found below. To register, call the number below or click here.
  3. Satsang Program at the Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram

    Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram is one of the most prominent ashrams in Rishikesh, India, on the bank of the Ganges river, at the foot of the Himalayan Mountains. Yogirishi Vishvketu ji and Chetana Panwar, the founders of the ashram, invited Radhanath Swami for a satsang program on the evening of 5th March, 2014. More than two hundred spiritual seekers and yogis who had been visiting Rishikesh converged at the ashram to attend Radhanath Swami’s discourse and kirtans. Radhanath Swami spoke about the historical conversation between Vidura and Maitreya that took...
  4. International Yoga Festival at Rishikesh

      At the 15th annual International Yoga Festival, held from the 1st to the 7th of March, 2014, Radhanath Swami addressed over 600 participants from about 50 countries. Invited as one of the leading speakers for the event, held in Rishikesh in the Himalayas, Radhanath Swami gave three talks:  “Yoga of Love”; “My Experiences with the Himalayan Yogis”; and “In giving we Receive.” The festival was organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, one of the largest spiritual institutions in India. Swami Chidananda Saraswati, the president of the ashram, attended Radhanath...
  5. Meeting Sindhutai Sapkal and the Jivamukti Yoga Students at the GEV

    Sindhutai Sapkal, the legendary woman who single handedly fought abuse and injustice to be a ray of hope for thousands of destitute children, visited the Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) on the 12th of January’ 2014. She was invited by Radhanath Swami to visit the GEV and meet yoga students and Bio technology students who had come from America. Sharon Gannon and Jules Febre, teachers of Jivamukti Yoga were accompanied by 48 students attending their yoga retreat at the GEV. Dr Nikita Parmar, a professor of Bio-technology from the California State...
  6. Meeting with B. K. S. Iyengar and ‘The Journey Home’ Club

    On the evening of 21st December 2013, Mr. Santish Gupta, hosted a ‘The Journey Home’ book club meeting at his home in Pune. The Gupta family owns the Crossword Book Store a very popular chain in India. The yoga legend BKS Iyengar addressed the meeting through a letter he had written to the organizers. He was to be the chief guest, but was unable to grace the occasion due to a health concern, and so had invited Radhanath Swami to come and see him at his residence prior to the...
  7. 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...
  8. 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,...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...