Thursday, December 15, 2011

Radhanath Swami on Transcendental Distress

Why would a devotee feel distress? He is transcendental to the modes of material nature. The impersonalist may want to be above all distress, but the higher platform is to be in distress out of mercy and compassion to others. That is more pleasing to God. It is a deeper form of ecstasy than merely experiencing peace because it is based on love, selfless love. There are so few devotees and there are so many billions of suffering, conditioned souls in the entire material creation. Individually cultivating pure love of God does not please the Lord as much as cultivating and distributing that love to others.

45 comments:

  1. Distress in Love is higher that Peace!

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  2. Hari Krisna, Love to every one is need of KC.

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  3. It is about going beyond one's comfort zone. Thank you Radhanath Swami for setting an example for all.

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  4. Thank you Radhanath Swami for this wonderful information on "Transcendental Distress".

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  5. Thank you very much for sharing Radhanath Swami's words on the nature of transcendental distress.

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  6. Nice message from Radhanath Swami. Real devotional service demands for purity and humility. Thanks for the nice message.

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  7. Devotees direct all emotions in the service of Lord

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  8. What an different dimensional view of being in distress. How spiritual lessons can give us a different vision of a subject which we would otherwise consign as mundane trouble is something commendable.

    A spiritual basis is the need of the hour of the modern society.

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  9. Thanks for sharing a vision on Transcendental distress. Haribol!

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  10. Enduring distress for the beloved is an act of love more satisfying than peace.

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  11. Thats so deep. impersonalists just want to be free from misery, but thats not possible unless we become para dukhi dukhi because thats what pleases Krishna

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  12. Understanding that every living entity is part and parcel of God, selflessly distribute the love of God to every one is the highest welfare work and pleasing to Lord. HH Radhanath Swami exemplifies in this and tirelessly spreading the message of Lord all over.

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  13. One can do anything for himself, but helping others is the best.God is also pleased this way. All glories to HH Radhanatha Swami Maharaja.

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  14. the higher platform is to be in distress out of mercy and compassion to others.- wonderful lesson taught by Radhanath Swami

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  15. Hari Bol. Then let us be in transcendental distress always.

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  16. A higher dimension of Bhakti explained by Swamiji herein.........

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  17. Thank you Maharaj for not only enlightening us in this trnascendental knowledge, but you are fatually taking so much troubles just out of compassion for fallen souls in the mission of Srila Prabhupada.

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  18. Distributing the Love of God pleases Krishna!!

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  19. Thank you so much for sharing such profound knowledge.

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  20. Being in distress for uplifting others is so admirable.

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  21. Dinabandhu Caitanya DasaDecember 17, 2011 at 8:59 AM

    This is the merciful nature of a vaishnava saint. He is not interested in his own deliverance but rather in how to benefit the common man.

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  22. many thanks to Radhanath swami for the wonderful blogs

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  23. Such a nice blissful article by Radhanath Swami Maharaj

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  24. Many millions of thanks to Radhanath swami for his wonderful, deep and profound blog

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  25. Thank you Radhanath swami for telling to distribute Krishna conciousness others rather than just enjoying by ourselves.

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  26. Misconceptions are removed by this article!

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  27. H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj is emphasizing once again about selfless service. Thank you Maharaj.

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  28. This is a very nice article. I never thought there could be a distress that is worth having.
    Truly amazing and beautiful. Thank you Swamiji.

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  29. Wonderfully explained.

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  30. Arjun K RamachandraDecember 20, 2011 at 1:50 AM

    Individually developing love for god is not pleasing to him as distributing that love for the benefit of others! That's a revolutionary statement!

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  31. Nicely clarified by HH Radhanath Swami on how to cultivate this highest form of love of God.

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  32. Thanks, for relishing us by telling the the importance of love distribution to others to get the pure love of GOD.

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  33. very well explain. thank u for the wonderful site and article.

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  34. Thank you very much Radhanath Swami Maharaj ! Its because of your transcendental distress that we are able to practice our Spiritual Life !
    Hare Krishna !

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  35. It is said that by distributing the things which we have to others in this world makes that person a real caretaker.God approves such a behavior.Similarly by seeing distress of others if devotees distributes Love of GodHead to the needy then that is real compassion.such activity will fit into the definition of transcendental distress.

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  36. Thank you for giving the information on transcendental distress

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  37. Many thanks to Radhanath swami for the wonderful blog

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  38. HH Radhanath Swami teaches by his own example by travelling throughout the world, distributing God's message of love.

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  39. Amazing article, Lord is pleased when we take his message to more of his sons and daughters.

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  40. Thank you so much for the wonderful post.

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  41. Great exp to read it through!!

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  42. A beautiful post.

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  43. Radhasangi Devi DasiJanuary 9, 2012 at 8:25 AM

    wonderfully explained by Radhanath Swami

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  44. Wonderfully explained how we can use distress transcendentally.

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