Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Radhanath Swami on Die to Live

Material illusory consciousness is one of exploitation, and the real consciousness of the soul is a consciousness of service. If you want to live in truth, you will have to die as you are in your present state of consciousness. Death to the material illusory consciousness, the false ego, is a process – the most important process. This process is the very basis of all spiritual paths. The process is like the purification of gold; the longer the gold is in fire, the more its gross coverings are burnt away, the more its original shine manifests, and the more it looks beautiful.

33 comments:

  1. Material illusory consciousness can be replaced by real consciousness of the soul by attentive chanting of the Holy name. Only chanting can kill all our material illusions and make us aware of our true self, as the servitor to the Lord and his associates.

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  2. Very true.

    Thank you Radhanath Swami.

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  3. PAMHO Maharaj !! Thanks for sharing such wonderful insights.

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  4. Death of material consciousness is the birth of spiritual consciousness

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  5. Yes our subtle body must not be carrying any subject matter of this material world while leaving present body.Our consciousness must be pure and to attend that state we have to practice the spiritual path under bonafied guidence.Thank you Radhanath Swami for advicing us in a very nice way.

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  6. A wonderful message indeed from Radhanath Swami - the material consciousness of exploitation must die for the spiritual consciousness of service to take birth.

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  7. "If you want to live in truth, you will have to die as you are in your present state of consciousness." through this statement Radhanath Swami is so nicely stressing importance of giving up false ego.

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  8. Thank you very much for sharing. Only by the mercy of Guru and Krishna, we can come out of this material illusory consciousness

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  9. Abhishek ChaudhuryDecember 1, 2010 at 7:35 AM

    Radhanath Swami’ analysis of the real meaning of life is so subtle and yet so profound

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  10. Radhanath Swami has very wonderfully explained how killing of our material consciousness is required to acquire spiritual consciousness. And this death is a rare form of death which every one on the spiritual platform is dying for !!

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  11. Thank you radhanath swami for this message

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  12. Very encouraging and enlightening words. Thank you Maharaj for showing and guiding us how to live in truth.

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  13. Very nice explanation.

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  14. thank you very much Maharaj

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  15. Thank you Maharaj for this wonderful guidance...

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  16. Radhanath Swami's example of purifying Gold is much convincing.

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  17. With this Positive outlook in life, we can accept difficulties as an opportunity to purify in gratitude to God!

    Thank you Radhanath Swami.

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  18. thank u for giving us very good understanding

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  19. Excellent analogy to describe the process of purification!

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  20. Radhanath Swami truly compares the purification process to the refining of gold - spiritual life is tough to follow but the end seems to be a "pot of gold"

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  21. Radhanath Swami has given wonderful message here. If we lead our life as per this standard, we will get perfection.

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  22. beautiful, thanks for sharing

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  23. Thank you Radhanath Swami for this wonderful explanation about getting rid of our false ego.

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  24. The real life (of the soul) begins after the attachment to the temporary body is given up.

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  25. Analogy of gold is befitting the article.....thanks....

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  26. Thank you Maharaj, for the presentation.

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  27. Thank you Radhanath Swami for sharing the interesting thought that death can be experienced twice - once through the death of the body and the most important through the death of the ego.

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  28. Purification of consciousness through devotional service. Radhanath Swami very precisely mentioned about the consciousness. All glories to Radhanath Swamui.

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  29. Path wonderfully defined to awaken real consciousness, explained with an beautiful analogy by His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaj.

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  30. perfectly explained by Radhanath Swami

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