Monday, December 5, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Extinguishing the Forest Fire

This material world is like a blazing forest fire. When we talk about the material world as a blazing forest fire, it doesn't mean that the whole world is on fire. We talk about the fire within the heart. The fire for honor, the fire for sex life - that's the blazing fire. The spiritual master teaches us how to control the fire. The spiritual master comes with the rain of his instructions and the rain of the divine grace of God to put out these fires. It begins by learning how to lead our lives in a constructive, positive way. Putting off the fire means transforming it into pure spiritual energy by chanting the holy names of God.

24 comments:

  1. What a beautiful use of aalogy of fire & rain by Swamiji.......

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  2. Arjun K RamachandraDecember 6, 2011 at 2:34 AM

    Yes,every living being is tormented and scorched by the blazing fire of unlimited desires within the heart. And the only solution is the rain of the lord's mercy coming through the bonafide guru.

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  3. its only that "divine grace" that the spiritual master bestows that can extinguish this "forest" meaning "uncontrolled" fire...

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  4. Wonderful explanation about how to put off the fire in our hearts!

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  5. H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj has given a wonderful explanation about what is fire of material world and what is rain of divine grace. Thank you Maharaj for this explanation.

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  6. fire to be recognized and glorified is the all consuming fire of our spiritual essence. we have to extinguish it.

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  7. Very nice understanding!...First of all he tells us why are we burning and then providing solution also!

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  8. so beautifully explained along with analogy

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  9. All Glories To H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj.

    How the instructions of our Guru Maharaj can help us to transform our life miraculously is something that every spiritual practioner should understand. And these instructions thus become the guiding principles of our life and help us reach the real goal of life.

    Hare Krishna.

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  10. very nice article.....Thank you very much

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  11. Excellent explanation to put of the fire within our hearts.

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  12. This teaching of H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj can extinguish the ocean of material existence.All glories to Maharaj.

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  13. Maharaj's nectar always has fresh realization!

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  14. Thank You very Much, Maharaj.

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  15. Radhanath Swami Maharaj's words are true nectar indeed. Thank you Maharaj!

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  16. Samsara Dawanal Lidha lokaa,Tranaya karunya ghanaghnatwam,
    Jai Gurudev.

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  17. What an amazing message from Radhanath Swami. Thanks for sharing it.

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  18. Thank you for sharing this wonderful realization by Radhanath Swami.

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  19. So True , this blazing fire if not kept under control will help us to be determined on the path of spirituality.

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  20. such a clear explanation of what material world being on blazing fire means

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  21. A very different view of the material fire. No modern day school text book will ever enlighten us on this subject, but a Guru Maharaj who can guide us and show us the real path of happiness.

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