Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

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When you have an ego, you are limited to your own strengths and weaknesses. But if you are totally surrendered to God, nothing is impossible for you. – Radhanath Swami

Do everything you have to do, but not with greed, not with ego, not with lust, not with envy;but with love, compassion, humility and devotion. This is the teaching of the Bhagavad-Gita. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Ego

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The nature of one who has ultimate love for God, and the nature of one who can give that love to others–is that he/she has no  false ego. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Surrender

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Surrender means surrender of our ego. -Radhanath Swami

The false ego makes a person think, “I am the best, therefore my family must be the best, my caste must be the best, my home must be best, my religion must be best and everything about me must be best.” This misconception of ‘I and mine,’ is the cause of great wars all over the [...]

Radhanath Swami on Faith

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Faith spiritualizes our mind, intelligence and senses. It purifies the ego. When we see things based on such faith, we can see things as they are. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Service Attitude

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Telling people of some wonderful service that we have done in a boastful way, nullifies the credit of the service. May not be on the eternal platform, but in our conscious condition we won’t be able to reap the real benefits of that service. – Radhanath Swami

Speaking in such a way as to hurt another person’s heart out of carelessness, envy or ego.
-By Radhanath Swami

“If I do not like something, it must be bad”. This is human psychology. The ego makes oneself the centre of one’s own universe and if some thing doesn’t fit one’s egoistic conceptions, it is wrong. – Radhanath Swami