Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Charity and spirituality, Radhanath Swami uncovers the connection…

By on June 3, 2011 in Insights with 50 Comments
Charity and spirituality, Radhanath Swami uncovers the connection…

Question to Radhanath Swami:I have always come across a comparison between charities based philanthropic organizations and religious organizations. How can I support both?

Radhanath Swami: Giving prasadam (sanctified food) in charity is a pure spiritual activity. Distributing prasadam is appreciated by all philanthropically minded people and it is also very dear to the heart of supreme Lord Sri Krishna.

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What When a Beggar Approaches You? Radhanath Swami Provides Some Guidance

By on October 27, 2010 in Life with 58 Comments
What When a Beggar Approaches You? Radhanath Swami Provides Some Guidance

Question to Radhanath Swami: I have heard that we must give away some prasad (food sanctified by offering it to the Lord) when approached by a beggar; and in case we are not carrying any Prasad, we should give him/her some money, but never say no. Can you please elaborate on this?

Radhanath Swami Answers: This principle is especially for grihastas, householders. In the Vedic scriptures, one of the first regulative principles of thegrihasta is to give in charity.

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