Monday, November 8, 2010

Radhanath Swami on Serving to Serve More

What do we hope to achieve by chanting the holy names of God? Or by serving the deity, the spiritual master, the devotees, and even the most insignificant creatures on earth? More service, eternal service. Serving is our natural healthy position, the very essence of our being. We don’t want to become God by serving him. We want to serve the Lord so that we can serve him more, with love and devotion, forever.

34 comments:

  1. Maharaj is stressing the importane of service-any service which is geared toward satisfying the Supreme. Service is not for personal aggrandizement but rather for our own purification.

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  2. Thank you for posting. Nice point to meditate and self-evaluate my own motives in spiritual life.

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  3. A very simple yet effective definition of purpose to serve others....

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  4. Radhanath Swami has explained and emphasized the importance of serving, alongwith the purpose of serving.

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  5. Hari Bol. Radhanath Swami maharaj ki Jai.

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  6. We want to serve the Lord so that we can serve him more, with love and devotion, forever.

    this is Very important in spiritual life. Radhanath swami always gives essence of anything like here he is giving essence of service attitude

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  7. Radhanath Swami has very nicely spoken about the essence of performing devotional service, which is to aspire for more engagement in service of God & His pure devotees.

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  8. This is only thing I long for. Thank you.

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  9. wonderful,thank you Maharaj...

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  10. We should be constantly reminded of the fact that servitorship is our eternal position, jeevera swaroopa hoya Krishnera Nitya das

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  11. Power-packed words from Radhanath Swami. We dont serve God to be come God, that's obnoxious. We serve him to serve him more, now thats love.

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  12. A crisp rendition of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's philosophy....

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  13. Such a profound understanding of eternal service.

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  14. "Serving is our natural healthy position, the very essence of our being." wish I live my life by this statement..

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  15. Usually the end is different from the means but in devotional service to God, the journey is the same as the destination

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  16. This is the natural position of a living entity. We can not remain without serving somebody. Why can not we serve God instead of anybody else?

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  17. Thank you Radhanath Swami for wonderfully expalining to us what should be our right motivations while serving - 'to get more service'.

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  18. Yes we want to serve God.This is our eternal possition and in this possition only we can be eternaly happy and blisful.Thanks for sharing this article.

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  19. Radhanath Swami has so wonderfully explained the essence of serving the lord and his devotees

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  20. Thank you for this wonderful teaching.

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  21. Abhishek ChaudhuryNovember 9, 2010 at 3:03 AM

    True desire to serve to GOD is unsatiable

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  22. Maharaj is always in the mood of servant of the servant of the servant of servants

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  23. Thank you Maharaj for this amazing insight.

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  24. Service is the essense and which makes us happy. Thank you swami ji for clear vision.

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  25. Radhanath Swami lives this realisation !!

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  26. Splendid. But putting this into practice everyday is so hard. Only the mercy of Radhanath Swami Maharaj can be the savior.

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  27. Thank you very much for sharing. Radhanath Swami's words "Serve to serve more" are so inspiring

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  28. In giving we receive the greatest gift; in serving, we receive the greatest happiness, satisfaction and fulfillment

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  29. hrishikesh mafatlalNovember 12, 2010 at 2:53 AM

    By selfless service we can attain real satisfaction.

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  30. Encouraging words by swamiji..thx

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  31. Service in loving devotion to the Lord and His representative like Maharaj is so wonderful that it has the potency to cleanse the heart of all material impurities besides making one thirstier for more service ultimately leading one to a perpetual blissful state.Thank you Maharaj for inculcating the value of service.

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  32. this is our most blissful eternal nature...how miserable we have become trying to master...

    Thanks to the great souls like Radhanath Swami for showing us the way...

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