Posts Tagged ‘yoga’
Question to Radhanath Swami: It is said in the Bhagvatam that with every rising and setting of the sun the life span of a person reduces, except when a devotee is performing Bhakti Yoga and hearing about the activities of Krishna. Could you kindly explain this?
Radhanath Swami Answers: For one who is endeavoring to make this body a better place for selfish enjoyment, with every moment the duration of life is reducing…
Question to Radhanath Swami: Chanting and hearing are the basic principles in Bhakti Yoga. What is the logic behind this principle?
Radhanath Swami: Anyone who is practicing Bhakti or Devotional service is the most fortunate on earth. If you are blessed with the seed of devotion, you must carefully take care of it. It is like a flower plant which should be watered regularly. The watering process for Bhakti is to water it with the sound vibrations of the glories of the lord produced by chanting….
Question to Radhanath Swami: Lord Krishna speaks of different paths of yoga in the Bhagavad Gita. It is confusing… where does he intend to lead us to?
Radhanath Swami: Lord Krishna has given different types of yoga systems to bring us all to the stage of perfection ….
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,