Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Radhanath Swami on The Sun And The Shadow

The idle mind is the devil’s workshop. If our mind and senses are not actively engaged in the Lord’s service, then Maya will distract the mind and senses and take them away – definitely. That’s the nature of this world. As long as we are not perfected in our devotional service, we will be affected by Maya. It’s a matter of choice, it’s one or the other. There is the sun, and there is the shadow. If we turn to the Lord, then we are under the protection of the sun of the Lord, but if we turn away from the Lord, then we are under the shadow’s jurisdiction. Yes, Maya – the Lord’s illusory energy - is all around and within us. But to the degree we create a spiritual atmosphere amongst ourselves, to that degree we will actually feel our connection to the spiritual energy.

17 comments:

  1. Radhanath swami mharaj is very expertly expalining Krishna and Maya through the example of Sun and the Shadow

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  2. Thank you Radhanath Swami for emphasizing on the need for a spirital atmosphere to conteract the influence of the illusory energy.

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  3. This spiritual atmosphere created by Radhanath swami is saving thousands from the onslaught of Maya.

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  4. Radhanath Swami has given us the light of the seen and saved us from darkness.

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  5. Nice analysis and analogy. Thank you.

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  6. It is said that traversing a spiritual path is like walking on a razor's edge. Sounds scary? But it's lot of fun too... adventurous...

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  7. Radhanath swami always cares for all and gives tips to protect from illision.

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  8. As long as we are not in the light of devotional service, we will be in the darkness of Maya. Simple logic, but very instructive by Radhanath Swami.

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  9. Nice analogy and message..

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  10. Classic example of the sun and shadow... nice one!

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  11. Factually, its a matter of choice whether one wants to be on the side of good or evil. One has to strugglE a bit for good, but its worth it, as Radhanaath swami explains.

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  12. hrishikesh mafatlalOctober 28, 2010 at 4:58 AM

    So Swamiji is stressing the need to create a God-Conscious environment around us at all times.

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  13. If wesimply follow in the footsteps of Radhanath Maharaj, wewould be facing the sun and not the shadows.Shadows never affect a sincere seeker like Maharaj.

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  14. Thank U Maharaj For nice explaination

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  15. Radhanath Swami explains the positive benefits of associating with devotees.

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  16. Very wonderfully explained by Radhanath Swami Maharaj about Krishna and His energies and what happens when we take shelter of different energies of God.

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