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Radhanath Swami on “What is the definition of a devotee?”

By on October 12, 2015 in Insights with 68 Comments
Radhanath Swami on “What is the definition of a devotee?”

Question to Radhanath Swami: Can you explain who exactly is a devotee? What is the definition of devotee? Can we call someone who chants Hare Krishna as a devotee or is it something beyond?

Answer by Radhanath Swami: One time Lord Chaitanya in Puri was asked the same question. There were a group of Vaishnavas,

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Does taking to spirituality justify mediocre performance as students or professionals? Radhanath Swami rectifies…

By on April 2, 2011 in Insights with 84 Comments
Does taking to spirituality justify mediocre performance as students or professionals? Radhanath Swami rectifies…

Question to Radhanath Swami: Since we give a lot of time to chant Hare Krishna, to read Bhagavad Gita, and to visit temple on festivals, we see that we are not doing justice to our studies or to our profession. So, how to resolve this conflict?

Radhanath Swami: The function of the intelligence is to discern as to what is the best way to balance our life in a way that we are doing the optimum service to the Supreme Lord.

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Can Only a Devotee Practice Forgiveness? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on November 22, 2010 in Nature with 42 Comments
Can Only a Devotee Practice Forgiveness? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Question to Radhanath Swami: Is it necessary for one to be a devotee of Krishna to practice forgiveness?

Radhanath Swami: There are different levels of forgiveness. Certainly, any descent person can be forgiving. However, the true definition of forgiveness, the deepest sense of forgiveness, is to be an instrument of God’s forgiveness because only that type of forgiveness can actually heal our heart (of revengeful feelings.)

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