Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Radhanath Swami on Virtuous Saints

All the hundreds and thousands of saints and sages all over the world shared some qualities that were consistent among them. They were all perfectly in peace with themselves. They were sacrificing their very lives for the upliftment of others. They were merciful, compassionate, and they all spoke of a God and of a soul which was beyond birth and death. Are all these great persons from all cultures throughout the world in illusion or are they liars? Have they all come to cheat us? They were all ascetics, they were not receiving anything in return for their services, for their sacrifices to the upliftment of humanity. Tens and thousands of them throughout the world, throughout history, with thousands of years and thousands of miles separating them, and they all taught the same thing. Were they all under the spell of believing something that cannot exist? How is it possible that they all displayed the same characteristics which are the most virtuous and glorious that have ever been manifested by human beings throughout history? We should open our minds and hearts to accept the possibility that what they say has some validity and truth.

7 comments:

  1. Wonderful and Amazing !!!

    Maharaj so nicely explained qualities of a saintly person and how to approach them. In fact we are benefactors by associating with saintly persons but not they.

    Saintly persons not needed wordly persons like karmi's but out of compassion they come to us to enlighten and deliver from this fallen condition.

    Thank you so much maharaj for enlighten us, though we are not qualified to approach you, out of your un-limited compassion you enlightening and saving us from this most miserable material world. You are only hope for us in hope less world.

    All Glories to HH Radhanath swami maharaj

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  2. Thank you very much for sharing these words of wisdom from Radhanath Swami Maharaj. We should certainly open our minds and hearts to accept the possibility that what these saints say has some validity and truth.

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  3. Thank you Radhanath Swami for this wonderful article.

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  4. Yes we should be open minded and take the opportunity of hearing from great souls who have dedicated their lives to uplift others and perfect our lives.

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  5. Without these virtuous saints, what would have become of this world.....They are the source of knowledge & mercy upon all living entities....

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  6. Kalpana KulkarniJune 24, 2013 at 9:51 PM

    Nowadays people are very wary of saintly people thinking that they are out to cheat the public. But there are so many genuine saints who are working only for the upliftment of humanity without expecting anything in return. So we should be open minded and take the opportunity of hearing from these great souls.

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