The Journey Within
With Radhanath Swami
Saturday, May 7, 2016
5:30 PM–7:00 PM Sold Out
Acclaimed teacher of India’s Bhakti-yoga tradition, Radhanath Swami shares the wisdom from his forthcoming book The Journey Within. Drawing from his study of revered sacred texts of India, such as the Bhagavad-gita and the Ramayana, and several decades of intense meditation practice, Radhanath Swami approaches universal questions with compassion and grace. His teaching aims to reveal spiritual practice expressed as tangible action—simultaneously meant to bring about personal fulfillment and benefit the world.
International yoga figure and social activist, Dana Flynn joins him in a conversation on how to live spiritually through yoga in an increasingly materialistic and impersonal world.
The Journey Within by Radhanath Swami will be available in stores on May 17. Discounted pre-orders will be available at the program.
About the Speakers
Radhanath Swami is a renowned teacher, author, public speaker, social activist, and a saint in India’s venerable Krishna-bhakti lineage. Born and raised in Chicago, in his teens he came to confront a deep sense of alienation from suburban life and the civil injustices of mid-century America. At the age of nineteen, his internal struggles led him on a search for God. Hitchhiking from Europe to India, his journey culminated in an intimate study with the some of the most honored gurus and spiritual leaders in India. He documents this odyssey in The Journey Home, a memoir of his search for spiritual truth.
Today Radhanath Swami travels regularly throughout the world, sharing the teachings of Bhakti-yoga. He directs and inspires a number of social action projects including hunger eradication, schools and ashrams, eco-friendly farms, hospitals and eye camps, and a number of emergency relief programs throughout India.
Dana Trixie Flynn is an internationally celebrated yoga figure and social activist, and creator of Lotus Flow, the soul-powered yogic movement system that “frees you to move like YOU.” Dana is the founder of Laughing Lotus Yoga Centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and San Francisco, with plans for even more Lotus Love in New Orleans and Los Angeles. She has been featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe, SELF, Forbes, and was named one of Yoga Journal’s Top Ten Influential Teachers Who Have Shaped Yoga in America. Her devotion to activism and creating change has led to her partnering with incredible organizations like Africa Yoga Project, Off the Mat, and the Lineage Project.
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