Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

How to overcome bad habits?

By on August 22, 2014 in Life with 12 Comments
How to overcome bad habits?

Question to Radhanath Swami: I have heard that Bhakti Yoga helps us to give up bad habits. But how exactly does it work?
Radhanath Swami Answers: My dear god brother, Shyamsundar, he is an example of how bhakti can transform a heart, to help us give up very difficult habits.

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What is liberation?

By on July 19, 2014 in Life with 11 Comments
What is liberation?

Question to Radhanath Swami: I have heard about moksha, or liberation. But what does liberation actually mean?
Radhanath Swami Answers: There are different stages of liberation. In one sense, liberation is peace from the anxieties and stresses of this world.

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Why do we offer a garland?

By on June 14, 2014 in Insights with 17 Comments
Why do we offer a garland?

Question to Radhanath Swami: What is the significance of offering garlands to guests in the Vedic culture?
Radhanath Swami Answers: It is tradition that we offer a garland to a respectable personality.

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What is Real Humility?

By on May 5, 2014 in Insights with 11 Comments
What is Real Humility?

Question to Radhanath Swami: When we meet with success, we often become arrogant. And when we meet with failure, we often become depressed. But depression is not humility; so what is real humility and how can that be achieved?
Radhanath Swami Answers: To the extent we really understand the greatness of God, to that extent we achieve real humility.

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What is the least we should do for our spiritual life?

By on March 27, 2014 in Life with 20 Comments
What is the least we should do for our spiritual life?

Question to Radhanath Swami:What is the least we should do for our spiritual life?
Radhanath Swami Answers: Our concern is to tell you what the most is, not what the least is. We should be meditating on how we could do the most, not on how we could do the least. ;

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Faith, surrender and love. Are they interconnected?

By on March 4, 2014 in Life with 23 Comments
Faith, surrender and love. Are they interconnected?

Question to Radhanath Swami: We talk of faith, surrender and love. Are the three interconnected?
Radhanath Swami Answers: Love is important. It’s the fruit of the tree of our sadhana, our spiritual practices. And faith is the root through which our sadhana is nourished. So faith too is very important. If we do not have proper faith, our sadhana is superficial;

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