Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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What is the difference between mind and intelligence? Radhanath Swami clarifies…

By on September 17, 2010 in Insights with 35 Comments
What is the difference between mind and intelligence? Radhanath Swami clarifies…

Question to Radhanath Swami: What is the difference between mind and intelligence?

Radhanath Swami: Lord Krishna speaks about his energies in the Bhagavad Gita. “Earth, water, fire, air, ether, mind, intelligence and false ego—all together these eight constitute My separated material energies.” Out of these, earth, water, fire, air and ether are gross energies, or the gross elements of creation. The other three—mind,

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During meditation, the mind wanders here and there. What to do?

By on September 15, 2010 in Life with 49 Comments
During meditation, the mind wanders here and there. What to do?

Question to Radhanath Swami : During meditation, the mind wanders here and there. What to do?

Radhanath Swami : Krishna explains in Gita, “From wherever the mind wanders due to its flickering and unsteady nature, one must certainly withdraw it and bring it back under the control of the self.”. The mind is a small child. The nature of small children is to get into trouble.

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