Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

What is liberation?

By on July 19, 2014 in Life with 6 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 10 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 8 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 17 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 22 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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How to get out of the cosy zone?

By on February 18, 2014 in Life with 21 Comments
How to get out of the cosy zone?

Question to Radhanath Swami: I understand that I have to change for the better. But to get out of the cosy zone is very difficult at times. How to come out of that cosy zone with determination?
Radhanath Swami Answers: In order to make progress in any field, you should have faith in where you are going and you must be willing to take a certain amount of risk. A mother is gladly willing to go through so many changes, and she is gladly willing to come out of her cosy zone because she wants a child. She goes though the changes with gratitude because she is so happy that she has a child that will grow up.

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