Saturday, November 6, 2010

Radhanath Swami on Clouded Vision

When we go to see a deity in the temple and we see just a piece of stone, not God who’s standing right in front of us, we are clouded by illusion. This cloud of illusion is all-powerful; it’s the Lord’s own energy. No mystic powers nor any amount of scriptural knowledge can blow it away. Only by pure devotional service will this cloud disperse because that is the process of simply pleasing God. Being pleased with his devotees, the Lord blows away the cloud of illusion, allowing them to see him everywhere – just like how we see the Sun after the clouds disperse.

17 comments:

  1. Radhanath Swami is expertly engaging many spiritual seekers from all walks of life in pure devotional service according to their skills & abilities.

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  2. Radhanath Swami has so nicely described how to blow out the cloud of illusion.

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  3. Nice message from Radhanath Swami. If we sincerely pray to Lord to rectify our clouded vision, we would be able to see clearly our relationship with the Lord which we have forgotten at present.

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  4. The cloud of illusion can only be blown away by pure devotional service - a very legitimate point made so nicely by Radhanath Swami

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  5. Great vivid description of illusion and the illumination by knowledge.

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  6. Only by mercy of Lord we can see things as they are.

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  7. And pure devotees of the Lord like Radhanath Swami help us blow away this cloud of illusion.

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  8. Thats really true, if we follow the instruction of Guru and Guranga , all illusion cloud will dissapear

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  9. We really need mercy of pure devotees like Radhanath Swami.

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  10. Put simple but very sublime, Thank you very much Radhanath Swami

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  11. Nice encouraging article by swamiji

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  12. hrishikesh mafatlalNovember 12, 2010 at 2:48 AM

    We can only progress with the Mercy of the Lord.

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  13. Radhanath Swami instructs us on the perfect way to approach the deities of the Lords as given in the revealed scriptures.

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  14. so beautiful. Thanks for sharing :)

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  15. Coming out of illusory clouds gives a clear vision of the object. Very nicely Radhanath Swami explained. All glories to Radhanath Swami.

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  16. Wonderful analogy by HH Radhanath Maharaj.He is like the Sun that can dispel the cloud of illusion of all those who come in contact with him.Maharaj's teachings has the potency to dispel all illusions.

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