Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Radhanath Swami on the Oceanic Happiness of the Soul

The soul in itself is like an ocean of bliss and happiness, an ocean of pleasure. In this world so many pleasures and pains come. Sometime pain, sometime pleasure, sometime honor, sometime dishonor, sometime happiness, sometime distress. These are like rivers entering into the ocean. Do the rivers disturb the ocean? During the dry season, the rivers don’t carry much water, but during the rainy season they pour in billions of liters of water into the ocean every second. But still the ocean is unaffected; it has such depth in itself, that the rivers are very small and insignificant in comparison. The Bhagavad Gita describes that the peace and happiness of a self-realized soul is like an ocean which is unaffected by the rivers of pains and pleasures of this world.

36 comments:

  1. "Bhagavad Gita describes that the peace and happiness of a self-realized soul is like an ocean which is unaffected by the rivers of pains and pleasures of this world." Thank you Maharaj for this valuable guidance.

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  2. Nice message from Radhanath Swami. Thanks for sharing it.

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  3. Very nice thanks for sharing.

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  4. Thank you Radhanth swami for revealing us the true of a self-realized soul.

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  5. Beautiful analogy - because of ocean of bliss experienced by self realized soul,he is unaffected by happiness and distress of this world that are like rivers

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  6. Beautiful article......The analogy used brings out visual understanding of the point........

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  7. nice analogy by radhanath swami maharaj, must to be implemented by each and everyone

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  8. Very good explanation.This word is of full of duality.The wise person has to learn from the saintly people how to get out of this word which is going to become complicated more and more as age of Kali progresses.

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  9. A very vivid example in the form of ocean. We may never get the kind of realisation that yogis have but can attempt to understand the real knowledge like this from the wani of our Guru.

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  10. Very Nice talk!

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  11. Same I would feel for Radhanath Swami seeing his picture with Ocean!

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  12. Thank you for this wonderful analogy; we must deepen our spiritual practice.

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  13. This is a very nice article. Thank you Swamiji.

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  14. Thanks for telling the symptoms of self realized souls.

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  15. A vivid understanding of how one can unaffected changing situations of this world.

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  16. Wonderful analogy and great message telling us how we should look for peace within us which is like an ocean which cannot be disturbed by the outside world.

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  17. All glories to H H Radhanath Swami

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  18. Wonderful post. Thank you for sharing it.

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  19. The characteristics of soul are nicely explained by Maharaj.

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  20. Such a profound article!

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  21. Wonderful analogy!

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  22. Wonderful explanation by Maharaj.

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  23. very good analogy.thank you maharaj for explaining.

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  24. Thank you very much Radhanath Swami Maharaj !
    Hare Krishna !

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  25. Try to come to the level of soul. as long as one is on bodily consciousness, he feels pleasures and pains. Devotional service makes one to come to soul level. All glories to HH Radhanatha Swami Maharaja.

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  26. Thank you so much Radhanath Swami for helping us connect to this deep blissful ocean within ourselves...

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  27. Thank you Radhanath Swami for reminding us about this eternal truth and showing us the way to realize it.

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  28. Many thanks to Radhanath swami for this wonderful blog. I pray and hope to develop these wonderful qualities.

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  29. Arjun K RamachandraDecember 29, 2011 at 4:45 AM

    That is a perfect analogy - comparing the happiness of the soul to an ocean which cannot be disturbed by the rivers of pain and pleasure in this world.

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  30. Miseries of this world doesnt have affect on one who experiencing happiness of soul !.
    Thank You Radhanath Swami Maharaj for sharing it.

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  31. radhasangi devi dasiJanuary 3, 2012 at 7:04 AM

    Thank you Radhanath Swami for giving a glimpse of this ocean of bliss through your association, lectures and the wonderful congregation at Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Temple that you have so lovingly cultivated.

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  32. Wonderful explanation!!

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  33. thank you very much for wonderful explanation nature of souk=l.

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