Friday, April 15, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Auspiciousness in Suffering

From apparent inauspicious circumstances is born the most auspicious opportunity to devotional service. Because this world is a place where suffering is imminent, the Lord teaches us this lesson again and again.

The problems we face in life are the greatest opportunities for self realization. That is one of the reasons this age of quarrel and hypocrisy is the best time for God Consciousness. Actually in every age, the chanting of the holy name can awaken pure love of God. But the necessary qualification for achieving love of God through chanting of HIs holy names in this age of quarrel and hypocrisy is to attentively cry out the name like a child crying for his mother. If everything is very nice in our life we don’t cry out, we just chant ritualistically. However, because the modern age is so full of sufferings, it’s the best possible situation - it’s so natural in that condition to just helplessly cry out for the mercy of Lord by chanting His name.

16 comments:

  1. Such a positive way to act in suffering.

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  2. Wonderful message from Radhanath Swami. In a way, people of this age are very fortunate that it's very easy for everyone of us to go back home back to Godhead, if we are sincere, serious and have no ulterior motive.

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  3. All Glories To H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj

    A very beautiful narrativ. It just explains the kind of attitude that we are supposed to have throughout when practicing devotional service.

    Hare Krishna

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  4. Very true - Wonderfully explained by Radhanath Maharaj !

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  5. Very true. I have experienced this in my life. Sufferings make us serious in Krishna Consciousness. Good times tend to make one complacent.

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  6. Radhanath Swamis message is very powerful it makes us realize how this world is futile and only hope we have is to take shelter of chanting the Holy Name...

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  7. Radhanath Swami is giving us the solution to overcome challenges we face in this material world

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  8. Its important that we take obstacles in right consciousness

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  9. Radhanath Swamis statements are encouraging

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  10. This is wonderful!!!

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  11. rgdamilind@gmail.comApril 18, 2011 at 10:11 AM

    Some time sufferings comes a a blesings in disgust.If we follow instruction of Guru Maharaj then we can utilize the same for progressing in devotional life.Thank you very much.

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  12. Everything in our life is the WILL of God. So all is auspicious.

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  13. This is very important message by Radhanath Swami on how to take shelter of krishna in situation of suffering

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  14. Very nise hope gving article by swamiji....

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  15. Hari Bol. No one can give a better example of positive attitude than this. It is so true, whenever we are in problem that too bigger problems that nobody can solve, our chanting improves.

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