Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

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Compassion is an essential element of love of God. – Radhanath Swami

Sometimes we try to hide from God, sometimes we try to run from God, but we cannot, because God is situated in and between every atom. Where can we go to escape him? To where there are no atoms? – Radhanath Swami

We should try to accomplish the best we possibly can. But that shouldn’t be at the cost of our character, or everything becomes empty, spiritually, in the eyes of God. By  Radhanath Swami

If God gave you what you wanted, you probably wouldn’t grow much at all, because devotion to God is not about getting, it is about seeking shelter. When you seek shelter, when you give up hope of anything else, you get God. By Radhanath Swami

What is the greatest attainment in life? What is the most precious treasure in life? It is the realization of one’s eternal soul; it is the fulfillment of one’s heart’s desire to awaken our eternal love of God. That is the purpose of religion – Radhanath Swami

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

What appears to be a curse can be a blessing if we simply appreciate the inner essence of the possibility of how to connect to God in that situation. – Radhanath Swami 

The greatest power of God is grace. The grace of God could lift one up even from a very fallen, miserable situation and give one entrance into the realm of eternity. – 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