Thursday, February 10, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Attraction and Aversion

Some people try to overcome attachment by developing a hatred for the sense objects. A person who is averse means that he is attached but is trying to counteract that in an immature way. But actual elevation is to become indifferent - neither attracted, nor averse. An advanced person is indifferent. Of course, there will be and there should be an aversion to maya, but it should be done with respect. It should be a respectful aversion. Too much aversion is simply the other side of attachment. The principle is to balance such that there is aversion to the principle of sense gratification and at the same time there is attraction to the principle of surrender and devotion.

24 comments:

  1. Thank you very much Maharaj for the wonderful explanation.

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  2. Such a profound analysis and concerned teaching by Radhanath Swami. There is a general tendency to go to these extremes.

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  3. wonderful explanation. thank you maharaj

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  4. Radhanath Swamiji herein describes how one should detach from material sense gratification with possitive thinking.Detachment should also be with respect and not with hate.Very nice explanation.Thank you.

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  5. This is really deep and beautiful from Radhanath Swami. "Respectful aversion" is a new concept for me.

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  6. Wonderful explanation about attachment and detachment.

    Identifying these settler things are bit difficult, but can be done only by the mercy of dust of a pure devotee like HH Radhanath swami maharaj.

    Thank you so much maharaj for enlighten us.

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  7. Very deep and instructive message from Radhanath Swami. Hope I can make some balance by following his instructions in my life.b

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  8. Thanks for your guidance swamiji......

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  9. Amazing message from Radhanath Swami "The principle is to balance such that there is aversion to the principle of sense gratification and at the same time there is attraction to the principle of surrender and devotion.". Radhanath Swami has striken a wonderful balance.

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  10. "The principle is to balance such that there is aversion to the principle of sense gratification and at the same time there is attraction to the principle of surrender and devotion." These are so valuable instructions. Thank you so much Maharaj.

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  11. Thanks Maharaj for explaining true detachment.

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  12. Beautiful last statement by Radhanath Swami on how to balance spiritual and material aversions.

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  13. This is very true but it is so difficult to achieve. Hence we need to chant seriously, as without the Lord's mercy, this task is impossible.

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  14. Its difficult balance , but I will try

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  15. Balanced answer by Radhanath Swami. Thank you

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  16. Radhanath Swami's messages are always instructive. because of theLords pure devotee's mercy like Radhanath swami, we can achieve the difficult task very easily. Thank you Maharaj.

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  17. Beautifully explained - how to balance attraction and aversion...

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  18. Very profound explanation of attachment and aversion by Maharaj who is above such material conception.Thank you Maharaj for sharing this thought.

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  19. Thanks for sharing your realisations.....

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  20. Thank you maharaj for such nectarean wisdom.

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  21. Thank you so much Maharaj for explaining how to be balanced.

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  22. HARIBOLLLL THANK YOU SO MUCH MAHARAJ......

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  23. Here it is proven that Krishna consciousness is transcendental to both attachment and aversion. all glories to Radhanath Swami.

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  24. Such a nice instruction and clarification by HH Radhanath Swami. If we get higher taste, we naturally get rid of the lower taste.

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