Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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To Follow the Brain or to Follow the Heart?

By on June 3, 2013 in Life with 82 Comments
To Follow the Brain or to Follow the Heart?

Question to Radhanath Swami : At times I get confused….to follow the brain or to follow the heart? How do we get that signal from God to take the right decision?
Radhanath Swami Answer : The same way you access a television station. You have to tune into the correct frequency and that comes by associating with the people who are tuned in. In their association, really learning how to hear from Holy Scriptures and from the holy Acaryas, we get the proper understanding.

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Can’t we Understand God through Scientific Research?

By on February 3, 2011 in Life with 95 Comments
Can’t we Understand God through Scientific Research?

Question to Radhanath Swami: Why is it stressed so much that we understand God from a bonafide Guru? Can’t we resort to scientific research, like we do to understand any other phenomena?

Radhanath Swami: Our Guru Srila Prabhupada, in his purity of heart and humility, again and again stressed, “I am simply repeating the words of my Gurudeva and Sri Guru Parampara.” This is the descending process of acquiring knowledge. Prabhupada stressed this especially because at this particular time within the age of kali, the ascending way of approaching knowledge has become very much prevalent. In fact, modern scientific education especially trains people to doubt authority, to independently research to find out what is truth.

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Radhanath Swami on Spiritual Foundation

By on September 14, 2010 in Life with 12 Comments
Radhanath Swami on Spiritual Foundation

Question to Radhanath Swami : We know how to strengthen the foundation in engineering, but how do we strengthen the foundation of our spiritual life?

Radhanath Swami : How did you learn to strengthen foundations in the field of engineering? You learn from authorized books and from authorized professors. In the same way there are holy scriptures and there are the holy teachers.

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