Radhamadhav Das is a monk, author and teacher living in Vrindavan, India. He is a disciple of the great bhakti-yoga master Srila Bhakti Ballabh Tirtha Goswami Maharaj, whom he assisted and accompanied across India for five years.
Besides his monastic engagements and writing, he is serving as the Founder of the Sublime Union, as the Secretary of the Environmental Committee of the World Vaishnava Association, as a member of the Sustainable Vaishnava Committee, as a researcher for the Bhaktivedanta Learning Institute for Self-sufficiency and as a visiting scholar in different universities.
Radhamadhav Das was born in rural Switzerland in 1980 into a multi-cultural family. His Swiss mother is a doctor who has served the government of Zurich as a state council. His Malaysian father is the retired Co-founder of Interwind, the company to set up the first large wind turbines in Switzerland.
After studying environmental science at the ETH Zurich (Federal IT), Radhamadhav Das taught at colleges in Zurich and Bern. In the holistic school Ecole d’Humanite, he taught networked science, Swiss geography, biology, mathematics, sound engineering, Batik painting, martial art and self-defense. He obtained PhD in philosophy from Florida Vedic College and started lecturing as a visiting scholar in various universities.
He has been practicing and teaching ashtanga-yoga and bhakti-yoga for fifteen years and has been living in ashrams and touring India for over eleven years. In 2014, he won the Audarya Award of Benevolence for his book Unity in Diversity. He started to compile this book at the request of the Director of the Bhaktivedanta Instititute, H. H. Bhaktisvarup Damodar Maharaj (Dr. T. D. Singh), to present the school of thought of Sri Caitanya to the academic circles.