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

Service

Radhanath Swami on Service

What really impresses the hearts of people is not miraculous feats but genuine humility, integrity and a true sense of love achieved through service.

Death

Radhanath Swami on Death

The unsuspecting fish, who knew nothing but a life in the river, went about its routine like any other day, but in an instant was ripped out of its reality to meet with death.

Attaining Success in Our Aspiration

Radhanath Swami on Attaining Success in Our Aspiration

If we want to attain the sea of our aspiration, we must persever in our goal and never be discourged by the inevitable obstacles that come in our path. All impediments are like rocks in the river of life. We should flow with them and never give up. With the Lord's mercy, there is always a way.



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