Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Can Science Prove Spirituality

By on December 30, 2015 in Nature with 40 Comments
Can Science Prove Spirituality

Question to Radhanath Swami: We have heard that in Hinduism, you can find yourself through meditation. If more people get the right values and follow this path of spirituality, then there would be much greater peace in the world. Why don’t we use a tract of science to prove these values and the way they work?

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Radhanath Swami speaks on recognizing a guru

By on March 23, 2015 in Insights with 108 Comments
Radhanath Swami speaks on recognizing a guru

Question to Radhanath Swami: How do you recognize a genuine guru?

Radhanath Swami Answers: That takes a little education, but in principle, according to our traditions, a true guru is not one who claims to be God. A true guru is one who claims to be a humble messenger of God.

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What is your proposal to bring global peace

By on February 7, 2012 in Nature with 105 Comments
What is your proposal to bring global peace

Question to Radhanath Swami: What is your proposal to bring global peace?

 

Answer by Radhanath Swami: While we are trying to clean the environment externally, there is also a need for cleaning the ecology of the heart. If our actions are driven by arrogance, hatred, greed, egoism, there is no question of global peace….

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How to Remove the Element of Suffering from Relationships? Radhanath Swami Provides Tips…

By on November 25, 2010 in Life with 50 Comments
How to Remove the Element of Suffering from Relationships? Radhanath Swami Provides Tips…

Question to Radhanath Swami: As you mentioned in your lecture, when we have a lot of expectations from our loved ones or from others, and when those expectations do not get fulfilled, we suffer. So how to come to a platform where we don’t expect anything from others?

Radhanath Swami: We do that by cultivating humility. If we are proud, we feel that we deserve so many good things from so many people. If we are actually humble, we are grateful for whatever happens and for whatever that comes.

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What is Humility? Radhanath Swami Eloquently Answers

By on October 1, 2010 in Insights with 50 Comments
What is Humility? Radhanath Swami Eloquently Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: What exactly is this humility?

Radhanath Swami: Humility really means honesty. Humility is about simply being truthful. What do we have to brag about? If God does not make the sun rise, what will you do? Did you create your brain? Did you create your eyes to see?

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