Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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What is the Conclusion of the Bhagavad Gita? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on February 17, 2011 in Insights with 120 Comments
What is the Conclusion of the Bhagavad Gita? Radhanath Swami Answers…

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 ….

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How to Cultivate Enthusiasm and Determination in Bhakti? Radhanath Swami Provides Tips

By on January 12, 2011 in Insights with 58 Comments
How to Cultivate Enthusiasm and Determination in Bhakti? Radhanath Swami Provides Tips

Question to Radhanath Swami: I am very much interested in Bhakti Yoga. But how do I cultivate enthusiasm and determination to remain steady on this path?

Radhanath Swami: How do you cultivate a plant? You have to protect it and you have to water it. If you’re growing a flower in your garden you must protect it from being ripped out, from being trampled on, from being choked by weeds, and you also have to put water on it. So that is how enthusiasm and determination are also developed.

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How to get the ‘Higher Taste’ in Spirituality?

By on October 15, 2010 in Insights with 44 Comments
How to get the ‘Higher Taste’ in Spirituality?

Question to Radhanath Swami: I have heard that bhakti yoga provides a ‘higher taste.’ But how do you define ‘higher taste’? And how to get that ‘higher taste’?

Answer: If you want to taste a gulab-jamun (an Indian sweet), what do you do? Do you chemically test it? Do you see it from all directions under a micro-scope?

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