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Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami  is a Vaishnava guru and a religious leader for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). He is a member of the Governing Body Commission who is responsible for leading ISKCON’s mission in (Radha Gopinath Temple )Mumbai in India, and also travels extensively throughout Europe and America.. Within ISKCON, Radhanath Swami is also well known for his deep knowledge of Vaishnava and literature .He has worked as a spiritual teacher in the local colleges and universities in mid western America. He was famous for his vegetarian cooking workshops, philosophical discourses, and musical kirtan performances. Radhanath Swami dedicates more of his time to traveling and preaching.His schedule is rigorous as his life’s work is based around giving public lectures, supporting, teaching and inspiring other devotees within the movement.


Radhanath Swami was  born December 7, 1950 in America as Richard Slavin..At the age of 19, Richard Slavin left his home in America seeking adventure and spiritual knowledge. He began traveling through Europe and the Middle-East, eventually settling for over a year in the Himalayas. There he learned about many Indian religions and practiced most of them for at least the period of time in which he was invited to overlook traditions and hear from Gurus. In 1971 Richard Slavin observed A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada during the ISKCON Cross Maidan festival in Mumbai. After leaving India, Richard Slavin returned to the United States where he joined the New Vrindaban ISKCON farm community in West Virginia during July 1972. There he accepted initiation during February of 1973. during his initiation A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada gave him the name Radhanath Swami. He received sanyasa initiation in 1982. Since then Radhanath Swami has been traveling extensively all over the world preaching Gaudiya Vaishnavism, initiating disciples, delivering talks. He is A practitioner of bhakti-yoga for almost 40 years, he helps individuals find greater inner fulfillment through devotional service.


Radhanath Swami Media

Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami Media is an Official site for sharing H.H. Radhanath Swami's Lectures & Kirtans. The Lectures Archives from 1989 to 2011 are available here. Lecture can be searched based on its category like Bhagavad Gita, Srimad Bhagavatam, Chaitanya Caritamrita, Sunday Feast, Public Lecture, House Program, Youth Lecture, Festival Lecture & many more. You can also search for a lecture based on a tag or using a search in the website.

All the Audio Lectures are available. And soon all Video Lectures will also be available starting from Current year

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