Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Radhanath Swami Answers, “Is religion the source of strife?”

By on February 26, 2015 in Insights with 82 Comments
Radhanath Swami Answers, “Is religion the source of strife?”

Question to Radhanath Swami: ‘God’ and religion is the source of so much strife in ourworld, perhaps because of the fact that it is misused. I just wanted to get your perspective on that.

Radhanath Swami Answers: My guru Srila Prabhupada said, “Philosophy without good character is practically useless.” The whole purpose of religion is to help us in transcending the arrogant ego.

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Practicality of spirituality, cool connect for youth

By on June 4, 2012 in Insights with 96 Comments
Practicality of spirituality, cool connect for youth

Question to Radhanath Swami: Today’s youth is becoming indifferent to spiritual education. How will you appeal, as a Guru, this generation to be spiritual and yet be cool?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: I see a tremendous potential among the youth of India to go seriously to the roots of their spirituality. But in our society religion is sometimes based on superstition and sentiment without a real scientific philosophical understanding.

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Radhanath swami shares the art of harmonizing head and heart

By on March 29, 2012 in Insights with 72 Comments
Radhanath swami shares the art of harmonizing head and heart

Question to Radhanath Swami: Sometimes we go through a conflict between brain and heart. How to deal with it?

 

Answer by Radhanath Swami: We should harmonize our brain and heart with the word of God and with the will of lord.  To understand the message of God is not easy. But by associating with people who are tuned in to understand the message of God and understand the Holy Scriptures….

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Is inquiry taboo in spirituality? Radhanath Swami Answers

By on October 14, 2010 in Life with 37 Comments
Is inquiry taboo in spirituality? Radhanath Swami Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: Is inquiry taboo in spirituality? I mean, are we expected to be blind followers?

Radhanath Swami: Srila Prabhupada, our beloved Guru, did not want blind followers. He wanted independent thinking people who by their own free will were convinced of the substance of the scriptures through sincere and submissive inquiry. Srila Prabhupada welcomed questions….

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