Review of The Journey Home


Author- Radhanath Swami

‘The Journey Home’,mystic yogis,gurus,and an epic quest through spiritual India is an autobiography of an American Swamy:Radhanath Swami.It is a classical book ,which is woven with spirituality and motivational thoughts via Swami Radhanath Swami’s journey to home.This book is embedded with precious stones of life which gifts you an another soul.

As the back cover says-‘ Within this extraordinary memoir, Radhanath Swami weaves a colorful tapestry of adventure,mysticism, and love. 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. The Journey Home is an intimate account of the steps to self awareness and a penetrating glimpse into the heart of mystic traditions and the challenges that all souls must face on the road to inner harmony and a union with the Divine. Through near-death encounters, apprenticeships with advanced yogis, and years of travel along the pilgrim’s path,Radhanath Swami eventually reaches the inner sanctum of India’s mystic culture and finds the love he has been seeking. It is a tale told with rare candor,immersing the reader in a journey that is at once engaging, humorous, and heartwarming.’

Pictures amalgamated in this book ,makes it more clear the journey of the author.From the picture of his parents,his pic when he was only eight years old,where his journey of self-discovery starts,whom he met and the great souls who taught him the lessons of life to his pictures with great sages like B.K.S Iyengar ,Baba Ram Das,with his friend Gary and renowned mystic yogi and guru-Neem Karoli Baba.In short,these pictures give a brief insight of his life.

Revealing different facets of life,this book will motivate you and creates a different and pleasant aroma around you.There are a lot many things to learn from this book,though this is a journey of a simple but the unique and specific thing about this book is ,how the life of a normal person becomes worthy ,when he travels and learns life-lessons from great souls.

For all spirituality book lovers, this book is worth to read and one could grasp and learn a lot from it.This book is a combination of motivational,spiritual and a truth revealing book which captures the reality of life through the life of Radhanath Swami.

Rating- 5/5

Reviewer:Shweta Kesari

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