Radhanath Swami on who is higher and lower

Radhanath Swami on who is higher and lower  In spiritual life, higher or lower is not about how much you can accomplish; higher or lower is about the purity of your motivation, the spirit of your compassion and love.

– Radhanath Swami

  • Kalpana Kulkarni

    Superb quote!

  • pranjal dixit

    Very true..

  • Anagha Warade

    Nice Quote

  • Kalpana Kulkarni

    Wonderful realization!

  • rahul

    Thank you to HH Radhanath swami for such constant showers of nectar.

  • The service to Lordhow much with intencity is counted.Srila Haridasa thakur chanted 192 rounds per day in that way he did the service.But Lord Chaithanya gave the the name namacharya.It depends on the helpless condition of the person and his call towards God.Radhanath swami ki jai for enlightening us through his teachings.

  • Kalpana Kulkarni

    Very well said.

  • mohit bhatt

    many a times i judge devotees on the basis of the amount of services they are performing, but externals as said in this quote, cannot decide one’s advancement.

  • Anand Iyer (Gurgaon)

    Many a time we feel that envy even towards devotees. This quote definitely is a ray of hope how to uproot that envy deep within our hearts. Thank you so much Maharaj!

  • Ravi

    Very inspiring quote…..

  • Navin

    Very nice quotes

  • Anand

    Thank you Radhanath Swami Maharaj for helping me understand the importance of motivation of my activities in spiritual life.

  • himanshu bhatt

    This statement is so powerful that it can make even the most physically disabled person on the planet free from inferiority complex.

  • Pranjal Dixit

    Hari bol. The very motive of being in KC is very important and its importance is even more in our service to Krishna.

  • Vidya Patham

    Radhanath Swami always emphasizes this principle in his lectures. Thank you for sharing this quotation.

  • achyuta govinda

    many thanks to radhanath swami for the wonderful quote

  • Ravi Garg

    Very instructive quote…..

  • vsk

    purity is the force !!!

  • Neha

    Great thought process..Purity of motivation and compassionate heart takes one to the higher ladder. Thank you swamiji.

  • Neha

    Beautiful thought process..Purity of motivation and compassionate heart takes one to the higher ladder. Thank you swamiji.

  • Pravin

    purity is the force

  • madri

    Perfect quote this one touched my heart. Thank you Radhanth swami.

  • jyoti c

    Hare Krishna Thank You Maharaj for helping us and by making understanding us by a perfect statement.

  • Gauri Advani

    very inspiring quote

  • Phani

    Very Inspiring quote of HH Radhanath Swami Maharaj.

  • P.Durgadevi

    Srila Haridasa thakur,Ramananda rai who were low born but highly spiritual. They were highly elevated souls.They have become personal assosiates of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu who is KrishnaHimself.Even the Brahmanas were not able to understand Who ChaitanyaMahaprabhu was.Purity is main not high or low.Thank you maharaj.Maharaj ki jai

  • Sri Gaurang Das

    The quote touches the heart

  • Atul

    Great Quote

  • M Pandu Rangayya Shetty

    Purity has no higher or lower levels. With this one becomes selfless and serve all with compassion and love. All glories to Radhanatha Swami

  • Nisha

    Hari Bol!!

  • Meera Sharma

    Very true, our motivations are the prime force behind any actions.

  • anand

    great quote…thanks for sharing

  • Sundar

    Thank you for sharing

  • Poonam

    Intersting point of view

  • sundar ananda das

    shows true nature in spiritual world, thanks Maharaj!

  • Braja Kumar Das

    Thanks for this wonderful remark.

  • Shoba Ramachandran

    very nice!

  • Shreeniwas Chaudhary

    Woderfull quote of pure motivation.Thank you dear Maharaj.

    Shreeniwas Chaudhary.

  • Gauri

    Fascinating quote

  • Bhavesh

    This is in stark contrast to the definition of higher or lower in the material world..where it is judged on how much one has accomplished.

  • bharatsalokhe

    Thank you Radhanath Swami for this instruction.

  • anand

    Thank you

  • Meera Sharma

    Thank you Maharajah for reminding us that behind every form of spirituality the ultimate purpose is the purity of our motivation

  • damodar

    Hari Bol

  • gopasana

    This comment from HH Radhanath Swami Maharaj, if meditated upon constantly can transform our lives.

  • Chintamani p

    Thank u. it is a wonderful quote

  • Akshay

    Amazing quote by Radhanath Swami.

  • Sundar

    Purity of motivation – amazing concept.

  • Mahesh

    Very nice..never thought of it that way.

  • duruvan

    Hari Bol

  • Meera Sharma

    Thank you Maharajah for reminding us the ultimate purpose of spirituality is “purity of our

  • Abhijit Toley

    I loved this quote. It reminds me how my motivation in doing things is of paramount importance. Thanks Radhanath Swami!

  • Sumit Sharma

    Another wonderful quote from Radhanath Swami.

  • Pravin

    I just read some other place this realization of HH Radahnath swami …To consider the riches and fame of this world to be peanuts requires deep spiritual realization. The world is mad for material success but a true spiritualist gives it no more value than peanuts.

  • Mayur Mahiti

    Radhanath Swami gives a wonderful description of higher and lower status in spiritual life.

  • Y.Raja Shekar

    Amazing realisation by HH Radhanath Swami who always believe in the content or substance and not the quantity or structure.

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  • Kalpana Kulkarni

    What a deep realization but Radhanath swami makes it sound so simple.

  • Advaita & Kalasudha

    A very beautiful and a deep quote by Radhanath Swami

  • Vidya Patham

    Radhanath Swami takes us into the depths of spiritual truths and realizations.

  • madhura

    amazing quote.

  • Phani

    If our motivation is pure, there won’t be any conflict in this world. Very wonderful quote by HH Radhanath Swami.

  • S Paleja

    thank u for great quote

  • Abhijit Toley

    Radhanath Swami never lets us lose focus on purity of our purpose.

  • umesh

    Very true purity of motivation is very much imp.

  • Parag Udeshi

    Thank You very much Maharaj for giving this wonderful sutra which will really help us advance in our spiritual practices.

  • Each quote of H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj is a jewel. Thank you for these deep messages.

  • deepak bagla

    Excellent quote by Radhanath Swami

  • Prahalad Kaul

    Maharaj gives the right scale to check ones advancement.

  • Yogita Jagannathan

    Thank you Radhanath Swami Maharaj for such wise words…. they help our spiritual life stay on track.

  • Pravin

    what a deep, profound statement by HH Radhanath Swami maharaj

  • Piyush Singh

    Very true. Thank you Radhanath Swami.

  • Braja Kumar Das

    Truly wonderful quote!

  • krishna chandra

    We are all seen on the level of the spirit and not on the bodily level.

  • anjan

    very wonderful quote by Radhanath swami. I pray and hope that we can follow these nectarine instruction of Radhanath swami.

  • vaishali kamat

    What Radhanath Swami says is absolutely true. Finally God sees the purpose behind our actions.

  • Gurrappanaidu

    Very deep meaning !

    All Glories to HH Radhanath swami prabhupada.

  • saurabh

    Thank you very much Radhanath Maharaj. You always tells what are the real shelters and permament things in life but owing to our external consciousness we derive our success on such material achievements. You not only tells and show by example. We are very grateful to you.

  • N. Swaminathan

    Selfless love is the highest human sentiment – it is a godly nature.

  • Very true.

  • Sunny

    very beautifully said…as neophytes very often misunderstood…

  • S Radhika

    Thanx for explaining the real meaning.

  • Manish Parmar

    This quote teaches us the important aspect of humility. Thank you Radhanath Maharaj.

  • Very nice Quote from Radhanath Swami, the Yogi !!!

  • Uday

    All those who criticise Varnashram dharma as a caste system should note this quote by Radhanath Swami.

  • madhavi

    amazing quote.



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  • Swapnil Gaonkar

    Very profound. Thank you Radhanath swami

  • Sundar

    Wonderful quote

  • Harivallabha dasa

    ….. the purity of your motivation !!

  • Pranav Gore

    Every quote of him touches the heart.

  • Manasa

    Wonderful message!!

  • vsk

    very true

  • Aishwarya

    Nice one.

  • Arjun K Ramachandra

    This is the glory of great saints like Radhanath Swami who see beyond all the superficial falsity right into the core of our heart, our motivation and spirit.

  • Indeed Krsna does not see what you give but in what consciousness you give.

  • usha gaonkar

    Great souls like Radhanath Swami always see the intention and the desire to serve but not the result or how much has been accomplished. Due to this genuine concern for people over accomplishments he has today been able to pioneer and implement so many mind boggling projects which are running successfully like Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Hospice, Gopals Garden High School, and many others. Radhanath Swami ki jai.

  • deepak

    True definion !!!

  • Milind M Churi

    Yes indeed it is a intension of a performer is important.It is not much of importance that how big or samll activity is being performed.Thank you Radhanath Swamiji.

  • deepak bagla

    Amazing, guiding us on the difference between spiritual and material platform. In material world, people are judged by their accomplishments but in spiritual world, its all about intentions and consciousness. Thank you Radhanath swami

  • Y.Raja Shekar

    HH Radhanath Swami always stresses the importance of quality than the quantity. He said in another place, its the thought that is important than the thing.

  • Babita

    Wonderful quote !!!

  • Ydas

    I have seen Radhanath Swami live by this principal — we can see that in material terms he has no money, no cars, no house — but his spirituality is what has given him a place in our hearts

  • Shyam Mahtani

    This quote is especillay important as it explains the various levels of realization. Very nice.

  • madhavi

    heart touching quote.thank you maharaj.

  • Madhav Govinda

    Very nice.

  • Chandrika

    Simply beautiful!

  • anamika

    Such an wonderful and simple explaination by Radhanath swami

  • Girish

    Thank you. Who else could have defined this and explained it.

  • Sumit Sharma

    Very deep message from Radhanath Swami.

  • Abhijit Toley

    This really is the acid test of spiritual life. How pure and selfless if your motive. Radhanath Swami never lets us forget this.