Guest, Vishnu Swami

Guest Name: 
Vishnu Swami
Bhaktivedanta Vishnu Swami
Guest Biography: 

Photo: "Bhaktivedanta Vishnu Swami, Hindu," by Bryan Drury

Vishnu Swami’s Bio - bullet point version:

  • He was born and raised in a family of spiritualist practitioners. His mother from Spain, father from New York- Living in the UK. 

  • He moves to a monastery or ashram, (monasteryschool) in India at the tender age of 11. 

  • Studies the ancient philosophical spiritual science of Bhakti Yoga (the yoga of love and service) as well as the Vedas (ancient spiritual texts of India), and many other arts, such as Shiatsu, Jujitsu, Reiki, Jin sin jitsu, Yoga etc.

  • Is fully immersed in practicing meditation, Kirtan (musical meditation), and many other spiritual practices, starting at 2:45 am.

Graduates and travels around the world under the direct mentorship of His Guru, one of the greatest Bhakti Yoga masters on the planet, Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayan Maharaja.

Personally serves and assists his Guru as well as many other great spiritual masters.

  • After 10 years of training and guidance, is sent to teach the Ancient Spiritual Yogic Philosophy of India worldwide and is even an authority on the subject in India where he has done the bulk of his teaching.

  • Speaks in front of crowds as large as 15,000. 

  • Teaches in 4 languages: English, Bengali, Hindi and Spanish.

Age 23: is awarded the highest and most respected position and title for a monk in the Indian culture: “Swami." Making him the youngest person to enter this order. Normally people are at least 60 before they are considered. Only one in many thousands of spiritual practitioners get initiated into this order.

  • Because of this is given an honorary “Bhaktivedanta” degree; the equivalent of Masters degree by the Florida Vedic College.

  • Continues to teach in 80 cities, 20 countries, and 5 continents.

Leads a team of 15 members to teach and share in the remote villages of Bengal. Some of those villages are famous as a "most likely place in the world to be eaten by a tiger.” (According to the Guinness Book of World Records.) 

Is featured in newspapers, radio and TV. 

  • After successful and inspirational touring, he began to put his focus on creating systemized educational programs where he simplifies the ancient spiritual wisdom and makes it available for all to know and experience.

  • Florida Vedic College has taken the opportunity to accredit his programs and offer them as part of their curriculum. Some Yoga Teacher Training Certification courses have done the same thing and use his classes as part of their Yoga Teacher Training Courses. 

  • Many of his powerful and unique training courses are now available online for the benefit of all.

  • Feeling grateful for a lifetime of learning he is now based in Miami teaching and hosting programs, sharing five-thousand-year-old wisdom which empowers people to manifest their fullest spiritual potential.