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A voluntary life of poverty

A voluntary life of poverty »

On their very first night at Luxembourg, Frank was robbed of all his money. Richard (now Radhanath Swami) and Gary were determined

This world is a dangerous place

This world is a dangerous place »

Along with Frank and Gary, Richard (now Radhanath Swami) decided to go on a trip to Europe. No one from his family

From ‘absorber’ to an ‘observer’

From ‘absorber’ to an ‘observer’ »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) began to question the values that the American society championed. He was disturbed by the injustices meted out

Offering meaningful prayers

Offering meaningful prayers »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) wasn’t even a teenager when he enquired from his Rabbi the meaning of the prayers he was being

The Triple ‘P’ formula to overcome obstacles

The Triple ‘P’ formula to overcome obstacles »

As a young nineteen year old Richard (now Radhanath Swami) was often a victim of abuse and swearing by those suffering from

Is Radhanath Swami carrying past life impressions?

Is Radhanath Swami carrying past life impressions? »

I often wonder how a seven year old American child could have mannerisms of sadhus, the wandering mendicants seeking God, commonly seen

Seeking shelter in prayer

Seeking shelter in prayer »

Little Richie (now Radhanath Swami) was shaken by the experience at Danny’s cellar; he was exposed to hand grenades, pistols, and words

An Incredible reunion

An Incredible reunion »

In a remote forest at the Pokhara valley, Richard (now Radhanath Swami) meets Gary again, in an incredible reunion. Gary had been

Choosing a guru

Choosing a guru »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) meditated on Srila Prabhupada’s sacrifice, his enduring consecutive heart attacks at the age of seventy while travelling to

Challenging the idea of detachment

Challenging the idea of detachment »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) had once judged Srila Prabhupada’s western disciples for carrying cameras and tape recorders, thinking it strange that sadhus

Srila Prabhupada – the epitome of humility and compassion

Srila Prabhupada – the epitome of humility and compassion »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) was glad to meet Shyamsundar, the devotee who had fed him spiritual food at the Cosmos in Amsterdam,

Is Absolute Truth Personal or Impersonal?

Is Absolute Truth Personal or Impersonal? »

For some time, Richard (now Radhanath Swami) had been troubled by a fundamental philosophical dispute over whether God was ultimately impersonal or

Being an instrument of kindness

Being an instrument of kindness »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) was sometimes rebuked by Srila Prabhupada’s leading disciples. They pressured him to make a commitment and urged him

Culture of love and appreciation

Culture of love and appreciation »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) was wonderstruck to know of Srila Prabhupada’s journey to the west. He compared it with his own journey

Rasa dance – an expression of selfless love

Rasa dance – an expression of selfless love »

Richard (now Radhanath Swami) discovered that the religion of residents of Vrindavan was not reserved for Sundays or holidays; they had spontaneous,

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