The Journey Home by Radhanath Swami


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  1. Radhanath Swami Gives Keynote Address at Event for Helping Vulnerable Women

      “I wish I knew about Sharan when I first left home” were the words of Shaheen, a sixteen year old girl living in the UK who was being beaten, abused and disowned by her family. Shaheen used to live with her three sisters and parents until one day she was accused of speaking with a boy from her college by a male member of her family. Fearing that their family name would be dishonored, her parents stopped her from leaving her house, took away her phone and laptop as...
  2. What makes us act selfishly?

    Question: The caring attitude is pleasing to everyone, but generally the default attitude in this world is one always thinks selfishly. So is it an inbuilt script of the mind that makes one think selfishly? Radhanath Swami: The false ego misconceives: “I am this body, I am this mind, I am the controller, I am the proprietor, and I am the selfish enjoyer.” This is foundational to all material complications. It impels us to put ourselves above others and act selfishly. And when we continue to act in that way it becomes a...
  3. Radhanath Swami Speaks to Concerned Doctors at GFESH Summit

    On January 3rd, 2016 Radhanath Swami gave the keynote address at the medical conference Medical Profession – Welfare Not Warfare held at Mumbai. The event was organized by the Global Foundation for Ethical and Spiritual Health (GFESH), a global initiative patronized by Radhanath Swami that aims to blend traditional spiritual science of healing with modern medical science. The event was supported by Indian Medical Association, Association of Medical Consultants, Association of Hospitals, and Mumbai Medical Society. Over 500 doctors attended. The title of the event refers to a recent trend...
  4. Preparing Ourselves Spiritually

    Question: How can an aspiring spiritual practitioner prepare for something disastrous that can happen at any moment, and how can he or she tackle the situation of uncertainty? Radhanath Swami: Our whole life should be prepared for each moment. If we have a strong foundation, when a storm comes you will have strength. If we have the wisdom and intelligence that is coming from hearing the great scriptures like Bhagavad Gita, Srimad Bhagavatam, and Chaitanya Charitamrita, if we are properly nourished with philosophy and if we are chanting the holy names...

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Bhakti Yoga Retreat-Bahamas @ Bahamas
Immerse yourself in Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of devotion, with Radhanath Swami as he brings to life ancient Hindu stories. These stories are designed to evoke Divine love and endless devotion in our hearts, leading the way to true peace and happiness. Talks will be accompanied by devotional chanting with Gaura Vani. Please see poster below for further details. Questions for travel, accommodations, and on-site production can be directed to the Production Department, directed by Minakshi, BahamasPrograms@sivananda.org, 416-479-0199. Minakshi is a senior staff member who resides onsite at the ashram.    
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