Spiritual Questions and Answers with Radhanath Swami

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Isn’t our spiritual goal achieved only at the time of death? Radhanath Swami clarifies…

By on March 27, 2011 in Insights with 74 Comments
Isn’t our spiritual goal achieved only at the time of death? Radhanath Swami clarifies…

Question to Radhanath Swami: In ordinary life, our short-term goals—wealth, fame, money, etc.—are measurable. To aspire for love of God is to pursue the proper long term goal. But unlike short-term goals, isn’t this goal achieved only after death?

Radhanath Swami: The highest goal does not come at the time of death. The highest goal comes when we make service to God the highest priority of our life.

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Should we Give Money to Beggars? Radhanath Swami Answers

By on November 5, 2010 in Life with 38 Comments
Should we Give Money to Beggars? Radhanath Swami Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: This is one question which I’ve had since my childhood. When I travel by trains I see many children begging, and I can’t bear the sight of their hunger. One side of my heart says that I should not give them money for they might misuse it, while my other side says GIVE IT ! What should I do?

Radhanath Swami: Actually, real joy comes through service. Real joy that touches the heart comes through serving without expecting anything material in return.

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