Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

Browsing Posts published in September, 2011

Our consciousness and our motivations in life are like spectacles having different colors, which make everything appear tainted. Association of saintly people and regular spiritual practices give us the vision and the philosophical ideal which help us see the world clearly. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Experience of God

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Wherever we find the teachings, the association, and the inspiration to purify our lives, to lead a life of integrity and humility, and to live in a spirit of selfless service—that’s where we are going to find the deepest experience of God. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Selfless Act

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To the degree our actions are selfish, it cannot satisfy the heart. A selfless act is that in which we are truly giving ourselves for the object of our love. – Radhanath Swami

Be whoever you want to be, but don’t be motivated by greed, egoism, lust, envy, anger and pride; rather, be motivated by your own inherent nature, as an instrument of God’s compassion. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on God’s Name

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God’s name is the most powerful medicine for the soul to cure it of the disease of forgetfulness of God. – Radhanath Swami

The purpose of saintly people is to teach society how to utilize their talents, their gifts and their particular position to become liberated rather than become entangled, and how they can do great benefit for the world, rather than add to the world’s problems. – Radhanath Swami