Radhanath SwamiRadhanath Swami was born in Chicago, USA. In his teenage years, he embarked on a journey of discovery of the world and religion that ultimately led him to India where he met Srila Prabhupada in 1971 and embraced his teachings. Initially serving in India, Radhanath Swami returned to the USA where he served at a West Virginia farming community and was initiated by Srila Prabhupada (1973). In 1979, he left his pujari service and caring for cows at the farming community to pioneer educational programs in colleges and universities in the United States. Radhanath Swami took the vows of sannyasa in 1986 and returned to India. His major efforts in India have resulted in the large community and Temple in Chowpatty, Mumbai, and ISKCON Belgaum temple. Other programs of sharing Krishna consciousness are currently faring successfully in Kolhapur, Pune, Nasik, Aurangabad, Nigdi and other centers in the Maharastra state of India. His book "The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami" has been appreciated by various famous people of the world. Recently, He has lectured at many top universities in the world, including the Harvard University, Cambridge University, University of Massachusetts, etc.
Quotes by His Holiness Radhanath Swami

Religion

Radhanath Swami on Religion

Religion is the science of the soul, the science of consciousness, the science which reveals to us who we are, what is our nature, who is God and our relationship with Him.

Tapasya

Tapasya means to act according to the responsible occupation we may have in life but to never perform any activity unfavorable for spiritual advancement.

Culture

Culture means to understand how to respect others according to their particular positions with a proper service attitude.



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