Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

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Radhanath Swami on Free Will

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Every moment we have the free will to react to whatever comes upon us; and character is how we respond to every situation by feeding the goodness of our heart, the divinity within us, rather than the anger, envy and selfishness. by  Radhanath Swami

The way to love and unity is giving credit and glory to each other. Then there is no competition and envy. –  Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Moral Life

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No matter how much we fight and pray to control our senses and lead a moral life, our envy, greed and lust will keep coming back, unless the holy name of the Lord actually goes right into our heart. By Radhanath Swami

The more everyone makes spiritual advancement, the more everyone is happy in that state, the more God is happy. So, that should be our happiness. Then there is no envy or jealousy. There is only competition of who could serve each other better. That is a beautiful state of mind. – 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

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

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

What is envy? Envy means, “I want to be seen as important and great” and if anyone is a threat to my own egoistic ideas, then there is negativity towards that person. – Radhanath Swami