Monday, August 23, 2010

Radhanath Swami on the Attitude of a Devotee

A person who loves the Lord does not see anyone as his enemy. One who surrenders to the Lord is a friend of all the living entities. It is possible to see every living being with equal vision only when we understand who we are, and that we are part of the Lord and every living being is a part of the Lord. Every living being is His child, His part and is very dear to Him. We cannot love God without loving every living being.

We are suffering due to the consequences of our own karmas. The Lord descends in this world again and again in so many ways because He loves us and cares about us. He is inviting us to comeback. If we offer our heart with affection to the Lord, all our karma will be gone. This world becomes the spiritual world. We see every leaf, every tree, every human being, every animal, every insect, every star in the sky and every breath as God’s energy. We see every situation and everything as an opportunity to reciprocate with His love.

54 comments:

  1. I am convinced of the things what HH Radhanath Swami is saying. He has put the things in very apt words.

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  2. Radhanath Swami is one such pure devotee who looks at every living entity with equal vision.

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  3. very nice article by Radhanath Swami......so easy to understand but equally difficult to follow.....to see everyone with equal vision....please bless us with such consciousness Swamiji

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  4. We are simply suffering consequences of our own karma. Radhanath Swami is bringing out this eternal reality in the background of treating every living being with love. Generally we blame others for our sufferings and along with that we blame his or her cast, gender, religion and every possible attribute. But Radhanath Swami reminds us that every situation is actually an opportunity to reciprocate with God's love. When we offer the affection of our heart to God in every situation, we are freed from Karma. This is in true sense "purification"

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  5. All that we do should be done keeping Krishna as the centre of our activities

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  6. hrishikesh mafatlalAugust 23, 2010 at 7:48 PM

    Radhanath Swami is giving the perfect Peace Formula for the whole world, and it is practical because he is demonstrating it through his example by having no enemies and seeing no one as his enemy.

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  7. If everyone understands what HH Radhanath swami Maharaj is saying, there will peace and no hatred in the world.

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  8. We are suffering due to the consequences of our own karmas. ...If we offer our heart with affection to the Lord, all our karma will be gone. That's very enlightening from HH Radhanath Swami maharaj

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  9. Its such a liberating experience to be able to accept that whatever happens in our life is only due to our own past good or bad deeds. Thus, we try to live responsibly and also also get the strength to handle tough times.

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  10. If we could incorporate Radhanath Swami's principle of "universal brotherhood" based on the love for God & all His creation, then there would be no sectarian violence, no racial or caste-based discrimination/persecution and no acts of terrorism anywhere in the world.

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  11. Thank you Radhanath Maharaj for telling us how a devotee should be. Now the onus lies with me to implement this practically in my life.

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  12. Radhanath Swami says that the lover of God does not hate anyone neither does he see any one as his enemy.

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  13. "We cannot love God without loving every living being." Such a complete understanding of what it means to love God. Thank you Radhanath Swami.

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  14. These words of Radhanath Swami strike a chord within the heart. The Lord is most merciful and caring and it is proved that he is always by our side.

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  15. This is probably the coolest way to love God, by loving every living being around us. But surely Radhanath Swami Maharaj, it is not at all easy , at least for a conditioned soul like myself!!!

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  16. Thank you for posting

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  17. Aspiring to follow the instruction for obtaining the real peace & love

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  18. "We cannot love God without loving every living being". Very true. Thank you Radhanath Swami.

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  19. we cannot love GOD without loving evvery living entity- nice statement from Radhanath swami.

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  20. Very inspiring. Best exampale is Maharaj who treats each and every individual equally.

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  21. Radhanath Swami is making a very factual statement that "We cannot love God without loving every living being". And to be able to do so requires saintly association with genuine spiritual people like Radhanath Swami. We will be able to develop humility & foresake our false pride by serving such bonafide sadhus. Only then can we taste the real love of God.

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  22. Radhanath Swami gives a very clear perspective on this vexatious issue of seeing friends and enemies in people we meet.

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  23. A very important lesson to learn from Radhanath Swami on how should we deal with every other living entity. Thank You.

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  24. It is the perfect vision wherein Soul sees the presence of God everywhere.Every individual is a part and parcel of God.Very inspiring.Thank you.

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  25. Yogita JagannathanAugust 25, 2010 at 4:58 AM

    If everyone in the world follows in the footsteps of spiritual guides like Radhanath Swami, there will be so much love and peace in the world.

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  26. it does matter for us as doctor and patient relationship is getting weak. The mere reason of missing link between the relation. THe message of Radhanath swami will fill that missing link and the doctor patient bond will be strong enough.Thank you Radhanath swami

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  27. Thank you for this wonderful lesson Maharaj

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  28. Divine vision helps us distinguish the real from the illusory. Thanks to spiritual leaders like Radhanath Swami today's generation can also benefit from the timeless message of the Vedic literatures.

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  29. Very beautifully explained by Radhanath Swami Maharaja.

    Once we forget God, we lose our real identity and that of others. Once on this wrong platform, everything else we do only turns nightmarish.

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  30. All Glories To H.H.Radhanath Swami Maharaj

    Beautiful and lucid are the words that can be uttered after reading this piece of wisdom

    Hare Krishna

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  31. "We cannot love God without loving every living being". This statement of Radhanath Swami really touches the heart. Every teaching of Radhanath Swami includes loving of all living entities as parts and parcels of Lord and if we truly love God without any motivation like a mother towards her children, then its quite possible to love every one. If we are hating and fighting with some body means, we are not yet progressed in spirituality. This the essence of teachings of Radhanath Swami.

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  32. such a great realization!

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  33. I was under wrong impression that chanting will do everything . But now I realized that it is also important how one chants i.e. the attitude behind the chanting.
    Thank you Swamiji.

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  34. Beautiful. I always think that for giving such a clear description person has to see and live it. Thank you!

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  35. So wonderfully explained...!!! There is so much clarity in whatever Radhanath Swami explains.

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  36. very nice,thank you

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  37. Sheetal MaheshwariAugust 26, 2010 at 9:02 AM

    Such an enlightening thought! Rather than blaming God or situations in life for our sufferings, to understand that our karmas are the actual cause.

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  38. Maharaj is a pure devotee and his vision to all the living entity is equal that is why every people in this world loved him and honored him of his magnanimous quality.

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  39. Radhanath Swami has presented the fact in a very simple manner - that whatever good or bad that happens to us is simply because of our past karma. And if we take it as the sweet will of God & irrespective of our situation, allow ourselves to become an instrument for spreading God-consciousness, then we are sure to attract God's reciprocation & achieve spiritual perfection.

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  40. It is so important to see everyone as a spirit soul rather than a body, Maharaj mentioned it so nicely.

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  41. What a comprehensive description on the developing correct attitude!! Thanks.

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  42. Very nice article!

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  43. Radhanath Swami always stresses on humility & compassion for others. If we develop these personality traits & abstain from fault-finding, then we can achieve success in our spiritual endeavours to please Guru & Krishna.

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  44. "We see every situation and everything as an opportunity to reciprocate with His love"

    I pray with all my heart to be able to follow the instructions of Guru who has the above vision.

    All glories to HH Radhanath Swami Maharaj.

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  45. One who loves to Lord he naturally loves all.But in todays world its more challenging to love everyone without any envy.Radhanath swami is simplifying this art just by loving God from our heart

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  46. We should see every situation and everything as an opportunity to reciprocate with Gods love. What a profound statement by Radhanath Swami. If we can implement this in our lives our lives will be filled with bliss and the world would be a much better place. Thank you very much Maharaj for your merciful insights.

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  47. We need to follow Radhanath Swami's principle of "universal brotherhood" then there would be no sectarian violence, no racial or caste-based dicrmination / persecution and no acts of terrorism anywhere in the world.

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  48. If one follows the teaching of Radhanath Swami, there will not be any quarrel in the society.

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  49. This is really the equal vision devotee has. Thanks to Radhanath swami for teaching this.

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  50. This is the real brotherhood which Radhanath Swami has put in his words here. If everyone of us takes a lesson from these words, there would be no enmity in the hearts of people and then only we can achieve real peace.

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