Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Why so many Obstacles despite Chanting Hare Krishna?!!! Radhanath Swami tells why…

By on January 20, 2011 in Insights with 80 Comments
Why so many Obstacles despite Chanting Hare Krishna?!!! Radhanath Swami tells why…

Question to Radhanath Swami: I have been practicing chanting Hare Krishna for a while. Still, so many problems, so many obstacles in spiritual life!

Radhanath Swami: One who has faith in the holy name of Krishna will overcome all obstacles. It’s a major difficulty in a devotee’s life—we just don’t have that faith in chanting Hare Krishna. If we just have that faith, there is no obstacle that we cannot overcome.

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So many problems. Why hasn’t God Descended to Rectify? Radhanath Swami takes the Challenge…

By on January 17, 2011 in Life with 136 Comments
So many problems. Why hasn’t God Descended to Rectify? Radhanath Swami takes the Challenge…

Q to Radhanath Swami: We read in Gita: Krishna says that when there is a decline in religion and an up-rise in irreligion, he descends. Look at the world today; so much of irreligion, so many problems. There is tsunami of irreligion and problems crashing against practically every living entity in the whole planet- there’s an inundation. Where is God?

Radhanath Swami: Krishna has descended in this age in his name. And all the power of all the incarnations is within the name, because Krishna is non-different from his names….

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How to Improve Mantra Meditation? Radhanath Swami Provides Tips

By on November 15, 2010 in Life with 68 Comments
How to Improve Mantra Meditation? Radhanath Swami Provides Tips

Question to Radhanath Swami: How to improve the quality of our mantra meditation?

Radhanath Swami: By our sincerity and simplicity, by trying to improve the attitude of service in our life, by trying to live more and more according to moral, ethical and pure principles , by guarding against offences, and by sincerely and attentively making the effort to take shelter of the holy names.

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“How to control and purify the senses?” Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on October 18, 2010 in Insights with 47 Comments
“How to control and purify the senses?” Radhanath Swami Answers…

Question to Radhanath Swami: How to control and purify our senses?

Answer: That is a very important question. It’s the essence of life. That question and its answer is the path of perfection. Krishna tells in the Bhagavad Gita that by engaging our senses and our mind, which is our sixth sense, in the service of the Lord, we become purified of all illusory designations.

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What to do when things don’t go our way even after praying? Radhanath Swami answers…

By on October 5, 2010 in Insights with 147 Comments
What to do when things don’t go our way even after praying? Radhanath Swami answers…

Question to Radhanath Swami: Sometimes we start chanting God’s names praying for some self interest. And it so happens that it is not fulfilled. Then we either stop chanting or we loose the mood of chanting. How can we cope up with this kind of situation?

Radhanath Swami: We must learn how to pray from the scriptures and from the great personalities. Jesus was happily praying on the cross. Have you ever been through such a situation as he had to go through?

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How does Mantra Meditation Work? Radhanath Swami Shares the Secret

By on September 27, 2010 in Insights with 69 Comments
How does Mantra Meditation Work? Radhanath Swami Shares the Secret

Question to Radhanath Swami: How exactly does this chanting of God’s holy names work?

Radhanath Swami: It begins by regular chanting, like treatment begins with regular intake of medicines. And then we try to go deeper into the holy name by living according to the qualities of a true devotee.

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