Hridayananda dasa Goswami

Hridayananda dasa Goswami - Dr. Howard J. Resnick, a distinguished teacher of the ancient bhakti-yoga tradition of India, has written and taught for over forty years throughout the world.  Most notably, he is the first westerner in history to successfully translate and comment upon the canonical Bhāgavata-purāṇa from within the tradition.

Dr. Resnick received his Ph.D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from HarvardUniversity.  As a visiting scholar at UCLA, Dr. Resnick has taught the history, philosophies, and religions of Indiaat the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeleyand, most recently, at the Universityof Floridain Gainesville (UF).  He has also published articles with such institutions as Harvard, Columbia, and the Universityof California.  Having lectured at leading universities throughout the United States, Europe, Indiaand South America, Dr. Resnick is much sought after as a speaker for colleges, universities, divinity schools, civic groups, and religious organizations of all kinds.

Dr. Resnick has recently completed his first novel, in which a contemporary story frames an ancient tale. His current project is to present the great epic narrative of South Asia, the Mahābhārata, as a three-part historical novel.