Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Helpless Chanting

The opulences of high birth, beauty, knowledge, fame and strength that are so dear to materialistic people, that they spend their whole life trying to achieve, are the greatest disqualifications for a devotee, because they make one proud or they make one complacent. And then even if he chants the holy names, it is not with sincere feelings. It will just be mechanical. God is the property of those who feel, "I have nothing but You, my Lord. There is nothing else that can protect me. The world is a dreary void without You, my Lord." That is the mood in which we should throw our hands up in surrender and chant the names of God.

38 comments:

  1. we should carefully try to imbibe the mood HH Radhanath Swami Maharaj is emphasising

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  2. SO True. If our chanting lacks seriousness we will just not give an earnest attempt to it and it then becomes mechanical.

    Sincere Chanting should be the focus of our life.

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  3. we falsely believe we are great and have so many things at our command...these things maybe taken away in a second...

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  4. Thank you Radhanath Swami Maharaj. Your chanting is as inspiring as your words.

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  5. Radhanath Swami is an ocean of wisdom

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  6. Hari Bol. This realization only can make our spiritual life successful.

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  7. Thank you Radhanath Swami for sharing this open secret. It's important to practice and try to cultivate it.

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  8. I wish I can chant like that!

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  9. Thank you Radhanath swami for telling us how all material qualifications tend to be disqualifications for our spirtual life.

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  10. thank you maharaj for explaining how to chant the lord Krishna.

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  11. Thank you Maharaj for giving us such a beautiful enlightenment

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  12. Beautiful words to encourage us in the sublime process of chanting God's holy names....

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  13. thank you for teaching us the right mood of chanting

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  14. thank u for wonderful article

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  15. So beautifully described.

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  16. Hare Krishna,Maharaj really a nice one,touching,inspiring and moving article.Maharaj ki hoo.It is a blessing to have you.Really a must read article.ys-anshu jaiman

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  17. Hare Krishna,Maharaj really a nice one,touching,inspiring and moving article.Maharaj ki hoo.It is a blessing to have you.Really a must read article.ys-anshu jaiman

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  18. wonderful words from the lotus mouth of radhanath swami maharaj for us (to cultivate the mood for ever..., )

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  19. Thank you Maharaj

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  20. Thank you for sharing this!

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  21. thank you for sharing.very nicely explained about the mood of chanting.

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  22. Very nice article. There is no any other support than Krishna for anything. Depending up on Krishna is the real way to lead a real life. All glories to HH Radhanatha Swami Maharaja.

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  23. Thank you Srila Radhanath Swami for sharing your wonderful realizations ! They help us so much in our Spiritual life !
    Hare Krishna !

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  24. wonderful message

    Enlightenment is not in the books but in the devotees hearts like Radhanath Maharaj
    thankyou very much

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  25. Amazing message from Radhanath Swami. Thanks for sharing it.

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  26. As Maharaj says a person without these material opulence- high birth, high education, beauty, big wealth should feel blessed that he is away from one obstacle that pushes him/her away from Krishna. But in this material world, we behave the opposite way. If don't have these opulence, we work hard to get them instead of spending our effort and time in getting closer to Krishna.

    Here Maharaja's teaching is important to understand...

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  27. Our only hope is to surrender to God in a helpless mood

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  28. To chant in helpless state of consciousness, one has to become detached and Swamiji often says real detachment is detachment from false ego.

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  29. Thank you for enlightening, Maharaj

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  30. Thank you Radhanath Swami for giving us hope against hope and for teaching us to aspire for real wealth.

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  31. Many thanks to Radhanath swami for this deep, profound and extremely beautiful blog

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  32. Thank you Maharaj for teaching us how to Chant.

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  33. Thank you maharaj

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  34. Wonderful article. Thank you very much for sharing.

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  35. H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj has nicely explained the mood in which chanting has to be performed. Thank you Maharaj.

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  36. Such an important lesson for all spiritual seekers. The cultivation of this mood means we reach an end that is the most important.

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