Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Where is God? Where is he not…?

By on May 3, 2012 in Nature with 96 Comments
Where is God? Where is he not…?

Question to Radhanath Swami: I read about something called God particle, consciousness and its relations to quantum physics but couldn’t understand much. Will science help me to understand God better?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: Let’s take an example. Thoughts, we can’t see them, touch them, hear them, taste them or see them, yet they are so powerful. Depression is based on thoughts, elation is based on thoughts. Love, we can see the manifestation of it but we can’t see love; love is an emotion. Similarly, we can see the symptom of consciousness in the form of life.

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Can I kill animals for my experiments? Radhanath Swami Answers

By on March 12, 2011 in Life with 60 Comments
Can I kill animals for my experiments? Radhanath Swami Answers

Can I kill animals for my experiments? Radhanath Swami Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: I’m a medical student and have to use animals for experiments. Since animal killing is not allowed in the Vedas, is the performance of my duty a sin? And if it is a sin, how does one get away from that sin?

Radhanath Swami: We should try to avoid these activities as far as possible.  Sinful karma can be graded according to our motivations.

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