Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Becoming an object of utility in service of Krishna

By on January 20, 2012 in Insights with 117 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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Radhanath Swami gives tips to save ourselves from the exploitative world

By on June 6, 2011 in Nature with 79 Comments
Radhanath Swami gives tips to save ourselves from the exploitative world

Question to Radhanath Swami: There is so much exploitation around. How can I save myself?

Radhanath Swami: If people are God conscious they cannot be exploited. One can only exploit a person who is attached to enjoyment.

 

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How to Develop Appreciation for Deities? – By Radhanath Swami

By on September 20, 2010 in Insights with 85 Comments
How to Develop Appreciation for Deities? – By Radhanath Swami

Question to Radhanath Swami: How to develop appreciation for deities?

Radhanath Swami: Srila Bhaktisiddanta Saraswathi Thakur, a prominent saint and ourparam guru, instructed us, “Do not try to see Lord Krishna. Try to serve Lord Krishna so that He wants to see you.” We should not think the deity as an object of our enjoyment. We should approach the deity thinking we are an object of His enjoyment.

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