Thursday, October 7, 2010

Radhanath Swami on The Rising Sun of Knowledge

Education (derived from the Latin word “educare”) means to draw out what is within. It doesn’t mean accumulating all kinds of mundane knowledge from without; even the insentient computers can do that. All knowledge - not of the various phenomena of this world, but of the supreme eternal Absolute Truth - is inherent within our hearts. Just like the sun reveals everything during daytime, once we get situated in this knowledge, it reveals everything to us. Thus, self-realization is the rising of the sun of knowledge within our heart.

27 comments:

  1. These words of wisdom by Radhanath Swami help us to understand the deeper meaning, significance & purpose of 'education'.

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  2. "Education (derived from the Latin word “educare”) means to draw out what is within" thanks Radhanath Swamy Maharaj for this wonderful definition

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  3. Nice to know that the spiritual life we are aspiring for is not new to us; it just has to be brought out. Thank you Radhanath Swami.

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  4. self realisation is very imp quality.Thanks to Radhanath Swami.

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  5. Very nice analogy given by Radhanath Swami - "Just like the sun reveals everything during daytime, once we get situated in this knowledge, it reveals everything to us"

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  6. Fantastic understanding given of education. Thanks to Radhanath swami.

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  7. self-realization is the rising of the sun of knowledge within our heart. Well said Radhanath Swami

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  8. Radhanath Swami gives us a profound definition of education, which is based on the words of scriptures, the lives of the great saints and the wisdom of years of rigorous practice.

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  9. Such a lucide meaning of what self realization means given by Radhanath Swami.. thank you for sharing

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  10. Even originally, education means self-realization! Thats interesting!

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  11. hrishikesh mafatlalOctober 9, 2010 at 4:20 AM

    This is a deep understanding of 'education', which makes us re-evaluate our mindless pursuit of exams, degrees, marks, scholarships.....

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  12. The real education is the education of the self (self-realization)as said by a self-realized soul like Maharaj.

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  13. Thanks Swamiji for educating us in real education,.......

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  14. We can all receive the highest knowledge about God if we sincerely take shelter of a bonafide saint like Radhanath Swami & seek his spiritual guidance. Otherwise, on our own, we can all get bewildered because of the various inherent contradictions that exist in the sciptures.

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  15. An understanding as clear as the sun.... about how education is all about rising of the sun within our hearts.....

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  16. This ancient wisdom is being spread to all the people of the world by Radhanath Swami Maharaj. Knowledge is inherent within our hearts.

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  17. The rising sun is a beautiful way of describing the effect of knowledge. Its inspiring and give joy to the heart.

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  18. In modern times Education is considered knowledge of material phenomenon and here Radhanath Swami tell about the 'Real' education, quite interesting.

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  19. Thus, self-realization is the rising of the sun of knowledge within our heart. BEAUTIFUL DEFINATION

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  20. Real knowledge leads to self-realization. Everything else is a waste of time.

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  21. Educative article........

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  22. Beautiful Explanation of the rising Sun

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  23. Education today is more about accumulating tons of information - but no transformation of heart and consciousness.

    Such kind of education simply puts people on a accelerated path but in WRONG direction!

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  24. Radhanath Swami has wonderfully differentiated between real knowledge and mundane knowledge.

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  25. Without self realization, a man is an insane. Radhanath SWami carefully indicates to become a sane man. All glories to Radhanath Swami.

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  26. Yogita JagannathanOctober 20, 2010 at 9:32 PM

    Yes self realisation is the only true and eternal knowledge, but unfortunately, it is not taught in any university.

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  27. Abhishek ChaudhuryOctober 25, 2010 at 6:51 AM

    Quite revolutionary, but wonderfully true meaning of education

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