Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Understanding Free Will

By on April 13, 2016 in Insights with 51 Comments
Understanding Free Will

Question to Radhanath Swami: Whatever happened, what is happening as well as what is going to be happen, everything is done by with the permission of Lord Krishna. I believe what is happening in our mind and our soul, it is happening with the permission of lord Krishna only. What is my duty then? Why to chant or dance? Is our free will not under the control of Sri Krishna?

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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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