Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Radhanath Swami on God is First

The real glory of our life is in God’s glory. Because we are His part and parcel, our eternal nature is to glorify, with great pleasure, His greatness - not our own. To the degree we think very highly of ourselves, to that degree we underestimate the position of God. But by keeping ourselves last, we’ll always be conscious that God is first.

19 comments:

  1. These are profound words from Radhanath Swami. It took me some moments to begin to recognize that.

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  2. Very rightly said, hope this consciousness should be developed by all, which will bring us all close to God. Generally the tendency is opposite to glorify our self more and God less or no glorification. Thanks for this wonderful guidance.

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  3. Such a deep thought and it's so true.

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  4. God is always first in any thing of substance. He is the '1' before all the '0's that gives value to the zeroes.

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  5. It would be so nice if everyday, we have something or other about the Lord's greatness to share with others. Thank you for sharing this piece of great knowledge.

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  6. A wonderful example of putting God first is Radhanath swami himself.

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  7. That is why somewhere else I read that Radhanath Swami always looks for the divine okay, in anything that he looks to accomplish.

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  8. Excellent article

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  9. But nowadays we see people follow totally opposite beliefs to those which Radhanath Swami has stated here - everyone wants to be first, just think about themselves and let everyone else, including God be last or not be there at all.

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  10. Radhanath Swami is preaching through his own personal example of how to put God ahead of all our plans & desires.

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  11. That's the connection between humility and spirituality....

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  12. The quality which GOD appreciates the most is that of humility. Only in that mood can we truly glorify the Lord, and His representatives

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  13. Life becomes simple when the Lord is Ist in our life.

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  14. Otherwise we are busy foolishly glorifying ourselves

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  15. hrishikesh mafatlalNovember 12, 2010 at 3:06 AM

    Putting God first is the only way that world peace and happiness can be achieved.

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  16. Very profound philosophy by Maharaj.In material world everyone is forgetful of their real position and act in bewilderment.Thanks Maharaj for this wisdom.

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  17. This is so helpful spiritually and otherwise !

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  18. Swamiji always encourages his followers to always keep God in forefront in all their activities......That will add real meaning & value to their activities....

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  19. Thank you Radhanath Swami for reminding me of the humility principle.

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