1. Radhanath Swami Speaks on the Search for Happiness at Golden Bridge Yoga

    On the evening of July 14, 2015 Radhanath Swami spoke at Golden Bridge Yoga in Santa Monica, California. He was given a very warm welcome by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa the co-founder and director of from Golden Bridge, who asked him to speak on the topic of ‘The Search for Happiness’. Radhanath Swami began by thanking the audience and expressing his special gratitude to Gurmukh and Gurushabd. He then recounted his early days as a small boy in Northern Illinois shoveling snow off the driveway in the brutal cold hearing the...
  2. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Divine Life Society’s International Headquarters

    On the evening of March 2nd, 2015, Radhanath Swami spoke at Sivananda Ashram, the International Headquarters of the Divine Life Society in Rishikesh. He was invited to speak by the President of the Society Param Pujya Swami Vimalananda Saraswati. During the evening Satsanga Swami Vimalananda Saraswati introduced Radhanath Swami to an international gathering of 150 yogis and devotees; leaders of the society, including General Secretary Swami Padmanabhananda Saraswati, were present. “We met each other for the first time in the 1970s on a mountaintop monastery in the United States. There...
  3. Bhakti Yoga Retreat to the Bahamas

    Join Radhanath Swami for five days of immersion in the teachings of Bhakti, the yoga of devotion, in the idyllic setting of the Sivananda Ashram in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Each day we will hear heart opening lectures from Radhanath Swami accompanied by the music of Gaura Vani. For more information and registration please click here. For more details please contact: sg@radhanathswami.com
  4. Radhanath Swami Joins International Yoga Festival, Rishikesh

    For the third time in the past four years Radhanath Swami took part in the annual International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh, this year from the 1st through the 3rd March. The week-long event attracted more than 1000 students from 55 countries. It was organized by Paramarth Niketan Ashram, the largest ashram in Rishikesh and one of the largest spiritual institutions in India. Pujya Swami Chidananda Saraswati is the president of the ashram. An international group of forty-seven teachers participated including yoga teachers Gurumukh Kaur Khalsa, Laura Plumb, Jules Febre, spiritual...
  5. Speaking to New Students at New York’s Bhakti Center

    The Bhakti Center is a non-profit cultural arts center on New York’s Lower East Side and a project that draws largely from the vision and inspiration of Radhanath Swami. On the evening of December 20th, 2014, The Bhakti Center hosted a special evening and dinner with Radhanath Swami exclusively for participants of some of the courses they offered during the Fall of 2014. The courses included… BHAKTI 101, a 36 hour course spanning 12 weeks covering the fundamental teachings of Bhakti Yoga as practiced in Gaudiya Vaishnavism and presented by...
  6. Experiencing & Sharing Divine Love at Yogamaya NYC

    On July 29th, 2014, Yogamaya yoga studio in the Chelsea section of New York City, hosted Radhanath Swami as their guest speaker for the fourth anniversary as a studio. Radhanath Swami spoke to a packed house about bhakti-yoga and kirtan was led by Ananta Govinda, Acyuta Gopi, and Amala Harinam. Below is an excerpt of the talk. Over the years when we develop communities we find any possible excuse to have festivals so that we can come together as a family. mac-citta mad-gata-prana / bodhayantah parasparam kathayantas ca mam nityam...
  7. Radhanath Swami Speaks at Shaktifest Decompression

    On Tuesday June 3, 2014 Radhanath Swami was the guest of honor at Earthwe Studios, Bergamot Art Gallery, in Santa Monica, California on the occasion of post- Shaktifest Decompression hosted by Eric and Joy Levine. About 50 people attended the program.  Academy Award winning actor, director and producer Forest Whitaker was also present at the event. The evening’s program began with kirtan with Cooper Madison and  Madhumati Gaurangi of the Gandharvas Band, and C.C.White. Radhanath Swami spoke about the importance of time, illustrating how each moment makes our life precious....
  8. Bhakti Immersion Retreat

    On June 26th, 2014, Radhanath Swami spoke at the third annual Bhakti Immersion Retreat. Amongst the rolling hills of upstate New York, he joined over 50 guests and other presenters to speak on bhakti yoga. The Bhakti Immersion was a four-day getaway with classes on Srimad Bhagavatam, japa chanting, Bhagavad-gita, bharatnatyam dance, yoga, kartal playing, devotional poetry, storytelling from Mahabharata and lots of kirtan. Since the retreat fell upon the 100th anniversary of the disappearance of the great saint Bhaktivinode Thakur, Radhanath Swami choose to speak on his glories, along with...
  9. Talk at Naam Yoga, Santa Monica

    On Saturday May, 31st, 2014 Radhanath Swami was the guest of Kumi Yogini (Kumudini) at Namm Yoga in Santa Monica California. 150 guests attended the talk. Kirtan singer CC White began the program with a soul stirring Maha Mantra kirtan followed by a heart-fealt introduction from Kumi. Radhanath Swami spoke on the nature of the living being to seek pleasure. He narrated the story of Sindhutai, an Indian social worker popularly known as the Mother of Orphans. She has received over 250 awards at both national and international level. Even...
  10. 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...