Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

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We should be in harmony with our own consciousness; our mind, body, and soul should be one in interest and in purpose. And in that unified condition, we can actually express that natural innate love that we have found in our own life in everything we do in the world. Radhanath Swami

“To unite the body with nature, that is hatha-yoga.  To create unity within the mind and the body, that is pranayama.  To create unity with the mind and the soul, that is jnana.  To create unity between the soul and God, that is bhakti.  That is the complete yoga system—unity” – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami On Unity

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“If our mind is in conflict, not balanced with our body and with the needs of the soul, then there is a fundamental disunity in our life. Only if we have unity within ourselves, we can create unity in the world around us. You can’t give something you don’t have, even if you have all good [...]

Radhanath Swami on Real Compassion

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Real compassion means to understand what the needs of the body, mind and the soul are. – Radhanath Swami 

Just like we need food for the body, we need food for the soul. And what is that food? Hearing and chanting God’s names in the association of saintly people. Otherwise, we will give in to temptations at the smallest instance. We will be weaklings, spiritually. – Radhanath Swami