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Unlatch yourself from the doors of attachment; Radhanath Swami shares the meaning of detachment

By on September 19, 2011 in Insights with 98 Comments
Unlatch yourself from the doors of attachment; Radhanath Swami shares the meaning of detachment

Question o Radhanath Swami: I am married and have a family with certain responsibilities. Recently, I took up the spiritual practice of Bhakti Yoga and heard about ‘detachment’ as on of the principles. With so many responsibilities how can I practice this principle?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: We have to understand from Bhagavad-Gita, what does it mean to be detached? To be detached means that you are attached to the service but you are detached from the results of the service for your personal enjoyment. Arjuna was a warrior and his duty was to fight. Lord Krishna told him, “You must fight. You must fight better than anyone else.

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