Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Can’t find positive association? Radhanath Swami helps you out…

By on November 17, 2014 in Insights with 52 Comments
Can’t find positive association? Radhanath Swami helps you out…

Question to Radhanath Swami: It is said we should seek out the association of people with positive attitude so that we can also develop a positive attitude. Sometimes it is very hard to find such positive association. What do we do in that situation? How do we develop our positive attitude?
Radhanath Swami Answers: Jesus said, “Seek and you shall find.” And even if you can’t find that association, you can get it in positive books, and you can get it in positive tapes (recordings of spiritual discourses).

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Becoming an object of utility in service of Krishna

By on January 20, 2012 in Insights with 118 Comments
Becoming an object of utility in service of Krishna

Question to Radhanath Swami: I want to accumulate more wealth and then channelize it for the service of Krishna. But I have a fear that I may deviate and instead of using it for Krishna I may use it more for personal enjoyment. How do I keep a check on this?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: It is possible if we are honest. Secondly, we require spiritual guidance for such important spiritual decisions. If we are in association of devotees we can learn to be an honest devotee of the Lord.

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The perfect conditions for a spiritual life, defined by Radhanath Swami

By on December 22, 2011 in Insights with 161 Comments
The perfect conditions for a spiritual life, defined by Radhanath Swami

Radanath Swami Question: Why are we attracted to certain things even though we know they are unfavorable for our spiritual life?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: It is due to our conditioning in previous lives that we have a particular type of consciousness. The scriptures say there are eight million four hundred thousand species of life that exist in the universe…..

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If we are governed by Laws of Karma, do we really have a choice in life? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on February 22, 2011 in Insights with 57 Comments
If we are governed by Laws of Karma, do we really have a choice in life? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Q to Radhanath Swami: If everything is fixed by our previous karma, i.e. ‘whatever is destined to happen will happen,’ why should we bother about doing the right things in life?

Radhanath Swami: Not everything is ‘fixed.’ What we have done in the past has fixed our present destiny. But now, how we react to that destiny will create our future destiny. For example, one may get one million dollars due to his past pious work.

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How to develop faith in God? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on January 29, 2011 in Life with 44 Comments
How to develop faith in God? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Question to Radhanath Swami: How to develop faith in God? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Radhanath Swami: In the association of people who have faith, the natural faith which is within our heart awakens.

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How to develop conviction in Lord Krishna? Radhanath Swami Answers

By on January 7, 2011 in Insights with 51 Comments
How to develop conviction in Lord Krishna? Radhanath Swami Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: How can we convince ourselves that Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, that we have to surrender to Krishna?

Radhanath Swami: By the right association. If we associate with people who are convinced, we will be convinced. If we associate with people who have doubt, we will be deeply drenched in doubt. So we need to decide what we want in life and associate accordingly.

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