Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Is Religion meant for Violence? Radhanath Swami Answers

By on November 27, 2011 in Insights with 145 Comments
Is Religion meant for Violence? Radhanath Swami Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: Religion has the power to divide. The riots in Mumbai, Gujarat and Ayodhya are created by religion. Do you see a divide?

 

Radhanath Swami Answers: You have to educate people about religion. Religion is about love and compassion and seeing all as one. The Bible says understanding the letter of the laws of religion is less important than understanding the spirit. The Gita says the person who is enlightened sees every living being with equal vision…

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To Forgive is So Hard. What to do? Radhanath Swami Answers…

By on November 26, 2010 in Nature with 127 Comments
To Forgive is So Hard. What to do? Radhanath Swami Answers…

Question to Radhanath Swami: Sometimes someone causes us so much pain that even if we forgive that person, the memory of that incident keeps coming back to our mind. We want to forgive that person completely, but somehow we find ourselves helpless. How do we deal with that situation?

Radhanath Swami: Real forgiveness must come from the heart. In the beginning we may forgive on a more superficial platform, for real forgiveness to come from the heart it may take time. If our experience had been traumatic, it may even take a long time. But we should have that aspiration to really forgive, we should have that prayer.

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