Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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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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Isn’t our spiritual goal achieved only at the time of death? Radhanath Swami clarifies…

By on March 27, 2011 in Insights with 74 Comments
Isn’t our spiritual goal achieved only at the time of death? Radhanath Swami clarifies…

Question to Radhanath Swami: In ordinary life, our short-term goals—wealth, fame, money, etc.—are measurable. To aspire for love of God is to pursue the proper long term goal. But unlike short-term goals, isn’t this goal achieved only after death?

Radhanath Swami: The highest goal does not come at the time of death. The highest goal comes when we make service to God the highest priority of our life.

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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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