Friday, June 17, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Food for the Driver

We are all part and parcel of the Supreme. Like the sun in the sky has many names according to the language of the people, the Lord also has many names. The Absolute Truth, God, is all-attractive, therefore, He has the name Krishna. Krishna means all-attractive. The Supreme Lord or Krishna has a body that is eternal, full of knowledge and full of bliss. He is the cause of all causes. So in the way the sun ray is related to the sun, we are qualitatively one with God. But quantitatively, always subordinate to the Supreme, as eternal servants. Therefore, the soul, the conscious force, the life within us, is sac-cid-ananda - eternal, full of knowledge and full of bliss. The soul must have bliss. It’s our nature. When we think we are this body, we will look for the bliss through the senses and through the mind. But really what gives bliss to the soul, to me? If the driver of an automobile drinks petrol, which is the nourishment for the automobile, he will not be satisfied. What is food for the driver? What is food for the soul?. It is love, the ultimate pleasure.

13 comments:

  1. amazing analogy..had never thought..how the driver don't drink petrol and so its not the material food is not for the soul...the food for the soul is true love...insight giving. Tx Radanath Swami.

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  2. Amazing analogy. Thank you. Radhanath Swami is an expert in explaining the intricasies of the scriuptures.

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  3. Wonderful analogy

    Thank you so much Maharaj for enlighten us.

    All Glories to HH Radhanath swami.

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  4. Most beautiful analogy to explain the real need of this soul...

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  5. thank you for sharing.

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  6. Thank you Radhanath Swami for this wonderful explanation.

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  7. Very thought provoking article,
    jai Radhanath Swami
    "The soul must have bliss. It’s our nature. When we think we are this body, we will look for the bliss through the senses and through the mind"

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  8. Radhanath swamiji ki jai!!

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  9. Radhanath Swami says somewhere that the highest pleasure is the pleasure of love and if we dovetail that loving proclivity for the Lord, our lives would be successful.

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  10. this explanation about the connection of the soul and GOD is a superb eye opener.THANKS RADHANATH SWAMI.

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  11. wonderful explanation.THANKS RADHANATH SWAMI

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