Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Building Character

In matters of love, people don’t really love you for what you accomplish. People love you actually for your character. If you accomplish something then people might be impressed or people might be envious of your achievements but they will not love you. If you look among your friends then you will find that you are affectionate towards people because of their character, because of their goodness and not because of what they have accomplished. There are people who create unbelievable projects in this world for their prestige and money. God will not be impressed with that. His books are all about building our character, a devotional character because ultimately that’s what He sees. So the real disease is selfishness and the real cure is selfless service, and followers of the spiritual path have to take to heart this sacred principle of the holy scriptures.

14 comments:

  1. Radhanath Swami is absolutely correct. Without a good character, one cannot make any spiritual progress.

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  2. Radhanath Swami shows by his own example how people love him for what he is.

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  3. So crisp yet deep! Wonderful.

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  4. Always enlightening and inspiring us how to be loving,compassionate,humble, tolerant,doing selfless service etc.so that GOD is impressed. THANK U VERY MUCH MAHARAJ,

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  5. a lesson to learn by heart

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  6. Arjun K RamachandraJune 3, 2011 at 10:48 PM

    I liked the statement "God will not be impressed with our accomplishments. His books are all about building our character, a devotional character because ultimately that’s what He sees".

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  7. Wonderful message from Radhanath Swami. If we work on building our character, we would win many hearts and similarly, when we show our spotless character to the Lord, He would shower His choicest blessings upon us.

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  8. Radhanath swami says it all in simple but profound words!!!!

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  9. Radhanath Swami very wonderfully explained this important divine principle.

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  10. Thankyou Radhanath Swami for telling us what true character is.!!!!!!

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  11. thankyou Gurudev for this heart breaking message!!!!!!

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  12. Thanks for your encouragement & guidance Swamiji.....

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  13. "Sacred principle of the holy scriptures is the real disease is selfishness and the real cure is selfless service"

    Wonderful message by HH Radhanath swami maharaj.

    All Glories to HH Radhanath swami maharaj

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