Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Radhanath Swami Answers, “Is religion the source of strife?”

By on February 26, 2015 in Insights with 82 Comments
Radhanath Swami Answers, “Is religion the source of strife?”

Question to Radhanath Swami: ‘God’ and religion is the source of so much strife in ourworld, perhaps because of the fact that it is misused. I just wanted to get your perspective on that.

Radhanath Swami Answers: My guru Srila Prabhupada said, “Philosophy without good character is practically useless.” The whole purpose of religion is to help us in transcending the arrogant ego.

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Ready to be a leader?

By on November 10, 2012 in Life with 64 Comments
Ready to be a leader?

Question to Radhanath Swami: How do we know when we are ready to be a leader? And what do we do in the meantime?

 

Answer by Radhanath Swami: Really, our aspiration should be to serve. Leadership is just a very-very wonderful opportunity to serve. We shouldn’t be attached to be a leader; we should be attached to the service that we can render ….

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Is it possible to achieve social equality through bhakti? Lets hear from Radhanath Swami…

By on September 15, 2010 in Insights with 44 Comments
Is it possible to achieve social equality through bhakti? Lets hear from Radhanath Swami…

Question to Radhanath Swami : Is it possible to achieve social equality through bhakti?

Radhanath Swami : Certainly. Krishna tells in Gita that a bhakti yogi sees everyone with an equal vision.

“The humble sages, by virtue of true knowledge, see with equal vision a learned and gentle brahmana, a cow, an elephant, a dog and an outcaste.”

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