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Radhanath Swami and Cricket – part 2

November 9, 2012

Once Radhanath Swami and his dear friend, Devamrita Swami were scheduled to give a talk on cricket. Although the world cup season was on, and most Indians were busy watching cricket, the temple courtyard was packed with thousands of youth. The audience was eagerly anticipating an exciting talk by two American monks on a sport […]

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Radhanath Swami and Cricket – part 1

October 3, 2012

India, a land of billion plus, has an obsession with cricket; not the grasshopper you know that produces a rhythmic chirping sound. This cricket is a game played between two teams with balls and bats. Although hardly a dozen countries in the world play cricket, Indians pride in being one of the best in […]

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The Magic of the White Rose

August 5, 2012

I am an Israeli who spent 10 years in New York and only recently went back to Israel with hopes of helping peace arrive in this region that needs it so badly. Since I read Radhanath Swami’s book a few years back, I attended all lectures he gave in New York, always thinking about each […]

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Bhakti—Head vs. Heart

June 22, 2012

On 14th May a plane crashed in Jomsom, Nepal, and among those killed were eight Krishna devotees from Mumbai. Radhanath Swami’s reaction to the disaster revealed the heart of a transcendentalist on the Bhakti path.

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A Stinky Sewer

April 18, 2012

Shyly I walked into Radhanath Swami’s room and occupied a corner. Radhanath Swami, sitting relaxed on a rocking chair at the other end, beckoned me to come closer.  And I sat closer.
He broke into a beautiful smile. “How are you? How are your services going?”
I had joined the monastery a few weeks ago. Being insisted […]

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“I never get to do what I want to do”

April 9, 2012

Vehicles honked and spewed out black clouds of exhaust. Pedestrians peacefully crossed the busy street, zigzagging through the sluggish traffic. Malls, swarming with customers, lined the sidewalk. We were at Connaught Place, one of the largest financial, commercial and business centres in New Delhi.
As our car headed towards Hotel Lalit, Radhanath Swami from the rear […]

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Radhanath Swami, the second son

February 12, 2012

At dusk I chanced to meet Radhanath Swami near the temple gate.  As he hurried out, he inquired, “So, everything alright?”
“I am heading to Mayapur tomorrow.”
“Why?”
“To submerge the ashes of my deceased father in the Ganges.”
“When did that happen?….” He stopped. His expression grew grave.
“Ten days ago. I had informed your secretary when my father […]

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Radhanath Swami—softer than a rose or…

January 4, 2012

Afternoon-silence occupied the Radhagopinath Ashram as some monks napped while the others pored over the scriptures. …I heard ONLY the loud screams of my restless thoughts!
Taking a walk through the ashram corridors–for no particular reason–I  met Radhanath Swami on the way. In reflex I struck a conversation—a long premeditated one.
“I have been unable to […]

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Radhanath Swami, as sweet as a leader could be.

October 1, 2011

“Great leaders get people to think more of themselves, not more of the leader.”
Radhanath Swami is a brilliant orator. Thousands all over the globe, and especially in India, hear his recordings regularly to nourish their spiritual lives. Many openly admit their addiction to Radhanath Swami’s lectures—and I am one amongst them.  You can spot me […]

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What do you think of this altar?

September 20, 2011

I sat in the temple hall, facing the altar and chanting on my prayer beads. As streams of the faithful flowed in and out of the temple, Radhanath Swami stood in front of the altar, praying. After a while he walked up to me. “What do you think of the altar?”
“It’s beautiful,” I fumbled.
He walked […]

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Radhanath Swami’s Kirtan in London
Radhanath Swami’s Kirtan in London


Hare Krishna Mahamantra sung by HH Radhanath Swami during his visit to London.