Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Is God Happy or Unhappy? Radhanath Swami resolves the puzzle…

By on January 14, 2013 in Life with 70 Comments
Is God Happy or Unhappy? Radhanath Swami resolves the puzzle…

Question to Radhanath Swami: Is God happy or unhappy?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: God is Sat-cit-ananda, he is eternal, full of knowledge, and full of unlimited happiness. He is called ‘Rama’, the reservoir of all pleasure. His happiness is supreme love, and part of that happiness is to be unhappy …

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Worshipping God…sounds old-fashioned?

By on December 12, 2012 in Nature with 73 Comments
Worshipping God…sounds old-fashioned?

Question to Radhanath Swami: Why do we worship god?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: This is a very important question. Unless we ask this essential ‘why’, we will never have the conviction and faith to do it with the proper spirit. Everyone is looking for happiness. For example, when a mosquito bites ….

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Confused? Radhanath Swami says it could be a blessing in disguise

By on September 2, 2012 in Life with 28 Comments
Confused? Radhanath Swami says it could be a blessing in disguise

Question to Radhanath Swami-  Swamiji, I guess we are all made for a purpose. But if we are at a confused state of life, how would we really know what our purpose in life is?

 

Answer by Radhanath Swami- Confusion is a blessing. Because when we are confused, it shakes us from our complacency, and we start asking the questions that you are asking today. And this is the basis of the Bhagavad Gita…

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Are we this Body? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on November 13, 2010 in Life with 58 Comments
Are we this Body? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Question to Radhanath Swami: How to explain about one’s true self to an atheist, how to explain to him about what his real identity is?

Radhanath Swami: The body is always changing, but do we change? Does the witness of the body and the mind change? From boyhood to youth to old age, we are the witness of life. If you show a person a photograph of himself/herself as a little baby, they will say “that was me when I was 2 months old.”

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Radhanath Swami on Karma

By on September 14, 2010 in Insights with 14 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Karma

Question to Radhanath Swami: It is said that God is all loving. But sometimes we find that a father loses his only son, and sometimes a child loses its parents. In the face of such miseries how can one’s faith in God be sustained?

Radhanath Swami : God means the absolute truth. It is He from whom everything emanates. Even great scientists like Einstein and Sir Isaac Newton were very religious men. They understood mathematically and scientifically that the universe cannot be the way it is without a supreme

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