Within this extraordinary memoir, Radhanath Swami weaves a colorful tapestry of adventure, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami. The Journey Home is an exhilarating autobiographical account of Radhanath Swami, a chicago born Gaudiya Vaishnava guru. The book rightly portrays the. 20 Jan The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami: A Memoir by Radhanath Swami (San Rafael, California: Mandala Publishing, ).
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In his search for an inner essence of what life is about, Radhanath Swami interacted and learned from various spiritual teachers, such as Mother Teresarenowned yogi Swami Ramaand his guru spiritual masterrhe of the Hare Krishna Movement Srila A. Want to Read saving…. May 14, Nathalie rated it it was amazing. I would recommend this book to people who like to read about religious things and the life story of someone who also the journey home autobiography of an american swami other people do the same.
God is the independent controller, but when the soul misuses his God-given independence, swaki forgets his relation to the Lord and falls into illusion and subsequent suffering.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. He flies to Europe with friends, hitchhikes from London hitchhikes through some of Europe’s most I don’t know how widely available this book is published in in India by an Indian publisher the journey home autobiography of an american swami, but I think it may xmerican in popularity!
The writing was very weak at times, and at other times beautiful. It was gifted by a spiritual uncle at the time I lost my mother, as an attempt to help settle me Autobiography of an American Swami 4.
See all customer autpbiography. Then being happy is in our hand, If you truly wish to be Happy, you just need to faith on Krishna. Readers follow Richard Slavin from the suburbs of Chicago to the caves of the Himalayas as he transforms from young the journey home autobiography of an american swami to renowned spiritual guide. I was jaw americaan and thrilled to be reading it in the prologue, in the first chapter I knew I was holding gold divided into pages!
The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami by Radhanath Swami
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Published 8 months ago. To ask other readers questions about The Journey Homeplease sign up. Five Years, Eleven Months and a lifetime of unexpected love. I am touched by reading this book. It was like getting one more evidence in favour of all the legends. Eagerly waiting for his ahead books Radhanath Swami presently travels in Asia, Europe, and America teaching devotional wisdom but can often be found with his community in Mumbai, where he works tirelessly to help develop communities, food distribution the journey home autobiography of an american swami, missionary hospitals, schools, ashrams, emergency relief programs, and eco-friendly farms.
Readers follow Richard Slavin from the suburbs of Chicago to the caves of the Himalayas as he transforms from young seeker to renowned spiritual guide. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Autobiography of an American Swami.
The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami
Should I strive to transcend dualities to become the journey home autobiography of an american swami with an impersonal, formless God? It took him 6 months to reach India through Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan by land and with little or no money.
I have read autibiography number of books recently about the spiritual quest. I highly recommend this book to you and especially one who searches for God, to read this wonderful Journey Home! Feb 22, Abhinav Yadav rated it really liked it. I am reading it more as a travelogue than a spiritual journey to become ascetic. How could they both be correct? Mafatlal Hrishikesh Mafatlal Yash Birla.
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Published 6 months ago. I was especially touched by how much heart and love comes across in the telling of this story and how aan ego diminishes early on.
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May 18, Sudarshan rated it it was amazing. The journey lasts about two years and is filled with descriptions of countless tests of personal self-mastery, most all involving life-threatening dangers of some sort, such as homelessness, sickness, near-starvation, violence, extreme weather, rabid and venomous animals, quicksand, dysentery, lack of sanitary services, etc — all borne with supreme self-effacement and deep humility.
Nov 29, Liza rated it it was ok. The love he expresses for himself and his fellow man is clearly what sustains his body and heart. A Must read book: And, this is when I believe in Krishna as a God too. The journey home autobiography of an american swami the final state of liberation, the soul sheds its temporary identity and becomes one with God, merging into the all-pervading spiritual existence.